Samuel Adler at 90

A belated ‘happy birthday’ to Samuel Adler, who celebrated his 90th birthday on 4th March. Some composers will know him best from his widely used treatise The Study of Orchestration, but he has also had an impressive (and ongoing) composition career. 

You can read an excellent interview with the composer (the first of two) by David Dupont, here

And hear him talking about composing here:

Originally posted at Composition:Today ©Red Balloon Technology