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Thompson, Randall

(1899–1984) composer; born in New York City. Harvard-educated, he taught at various schools including Harvard (1948–65) while composing genteel, often nationalistic works that were popular mainly in the 1940s and 1950s.
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The music of this highly gifted composer will be paired with the beautiful work of American composer Randall Thompson in the concert program called "Double Rich" presented by the DuPage Symphony Orchestra.
Randall Thompson is remembered almost entirely for his choral music, although he also composed three symphonies, two string quartets, and an opera.
There has been concern amongst the medical community and the public that the radiation from medical diagnostic tests could increase the risk of cancer, said Professor Randall Thompson, a cardiologist at the Mid America Heart Institute, Kansas City, Missouri, US.
The programme includes Gloria by Vivaldi, Bach's Brandenburg Concerto no3, Faure: Les Djinns and Cantique de Jean Racine, Bartok's Four Slovak Folksongs, Dilys Elwyn Edwards: Exultate Deo, The Coolin' - Barber and Last words of David Randall Thompson.
Four brief psalm settings of Daniel Pinkham are little jewels in his attractive and direct style, while the lush setting of Psalm 23 for choir and harp by Randall Thompson shows another side of the composer best known for his iconic setting of "Alleluia.
As a result of our experience, we all decided that Randall Thompson was a pretty good composer
Another neighbor, Randall Thompson, told the Advocate that the homeowner who shot the suspected burglar was "taking care of business.
After impressing the judges and an audience of 1,500 with a performance of music by Randall Thompson, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Christopher Tin, CF1 chairman Aled Bartholemew received the winner's trophy from chair of the jury Mary King on behalf of the choir.
And don't forget about stress, says coauthor Randall Thompson, a cardiologist at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City, Mo.
Of the over 200 featured composers, such notables as Aaron Copland, Amy Beach, Randall Thompson, Edward MacDowell, Harrison Kerr, Charles Ives, Paul Hindemith, Roy Harris, Howard Hanson, Ruth Crawford, Ernest Bloch, and many more.
May 11 in Mill Pond School, 6 Olde Hickory Path, Westboro, will feature "The Peaceable Kingdom" by Randall Thompson, "Five Hebrew Love Songs" by Eric Whitacre, and "Dark Night of the Soul" by Ola Gjeilo.
Randall Thompson and colleagues obtained whole body CT scans of 137 mummies from four different geographical regions or populations spanning more than 4 000 years.