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The nearly 500 American composers listed below, from some 35 states, Mexico, Venezuela, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Cuba and Argentina have been performed and/or programmed by the American Composers Orchestra. Among these performances are more than 100 world premieres and commissions. All composers have been programmed once, except those indicated by an asterisk after their name.

(Composers listed by last name)

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Muhal Richard Abrams
John Adams*
Graciela Agudelo*
Stephen Albert
William Albright
Eduardo Álvares
Javier Alvarez
Efraín Amaya
Laurie Anderson*
George Antheil*
Theodore Antoniou
Rafael Aponte Ledée
Mark Applebaum
Dominick Argento
Robert Ashley
Daniel Asia
Sérgio Assad
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Milton Babbitt*
Johann Bach
Louis Ballard*
Samuel Barber*
Anthony Barrese
Leslie Bassett
Irwin Bazelon*
Amy Beach
Robert Beaser*
Jeremy Beck
Eve Beglarian
Arthur Berger
Irving Berlin
Derek Bermel*
Leonard Bernstein*
Lisa Bielawa
Beatriz Bilbao
Chester Biscardi
Susan Blaustein
Andrew Bleckner
Marc Blitzstein
Jane Ira Bloom
William Bolcom*
Modesta Bor
Linda Bouchard
Henry Brant
Martin Bresnick
Daniel Brewbaker
Todd Brief
Leo Brouwer
Earle Brown
Kenji Bunch
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John Cage*
Clifton Callendar
Loyda Camacho
Edmund J. Campion
Juan Morel Campos
Héctor Campos Parsi*
Lindembergue Cardoso
John Alden Carpenter
Inocente Carreño
Teresa Carreño
Carlos Carrillo
Julían Carrillo
Elliott Carter*
Gonzalo Castellanos
Daniel Catán
Roberto Cedeño Laya
Paulo Chagas*
Nancy Laird Chance
Dorothy Chang
Carlos Chávez
Chen Yi
Paul Chihara
Barney Childs
Wen-Chung Chou
Laura Clayton
Dan Coleman*
Michael Colgrass
Edward Collins
Marc-Antonio Consoli
Frederick Converse
Aaron Copland*
Ernesto Cordero
John Corigliano
Henry Cowell*
Cindy Cox
George Crumb
Luís Carlos Csekö
Juan Cuellar
Nathan Currier
Sebastian Currier*
Curtis Curtis-Smith*
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Julio d’Escriván
Ricardo Dal Farra
João Carlos Dalgalarrondo
Richard Danielpour
Michael Daugherty*
Mario Davidovsky
Tina Davidson
Rafael Balseiro Dávila
Anthony Davis*
Aurelio de la Vega
Jack Délano
Alfredo del Monaco
David del Tredici
Stephen Dembski
Paul Desenne*
David Diamond*
Robert Di Domenica
Charles Dodge
Jacob Druckman*
John Duffy
Vernon Duke
Juan Fernando Durán
David Dzubay
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George Edwards
Michelle Ekizian
Manuel de Elías
Danny Elfman
Duke Ellington*
Mercer Ellington
Manuel Enríquez*
Donald Erb*
Robert Erickson
Antonio Estévez
Alvin Etler
James Europe
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Richard Felciano
David Felder*
Morton Feldman
Brian Fennelly
Silvio Ferraz
Michael Fiday
Henry Fillmore
Irving Fine
Vivian Fine
Joshua Fineberg
Ross Lee Finney
Keith Fitch
Lukas Foss*
Primous Fountain III
Jason Freeman
Matthew Fuerst
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Lee Gannon
Ge Gan-Ru
Stacy Garrop
George Gershwin
Gordon Getty
Miriam Gideon
Alberto Ginastera
Chambliss Giobbi
Egberto Gismonti
Philip Glass*
Radamés Gnattali
Roger Goeb
Osvaldo Golijov
Michael Gordon
Morton Gould*
Harold Gramatages
Donald Grantham
Charles Griffes*
Robert Gross
Louis Gruenberg
Mozart Camargo Guarnieri 
César Guerra-Peixe
Joaquín Gutiérrez-Heras
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Henry Hadley
Daron Hagen
Alexei Haieff
Adolphus Hailstork
Rodolfo Halffter
Matthew Halper
Howard Hanson
Amanda Harberg
John Harbison*
Roy Harris*
Lou Harrison*
Mary Harron
Robert Helps
Victor Herbert
Rafael Hernandez
Bernard Herrmann
William Hibbard
Jennifer Higdon*
Paul Hindemith*
Sydney Hodkinson*
Alan Hovhaness*
Joan Huang
Huang Ruo
Melissa Hui
Lance Hulme
Karel Husa
Henry Holden Huss
Alan Hovhaness
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Federico Ibarra
Andrew Imbrie
Deniz Ince
Kamran Ince
Charles Ives*
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Pierre Jalbert*
Betsy Jolas*
Scott Joplin
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Laura Karpman
Chris Kaufman
Ulysses Kay
Anthony Kelley
Daniel Kellogg
Martin Kennedy
Aaron Jay Kernis
Earl Kim*
Hin Hi Kim
Leon Kirchner*
John Kline
Mari Kimura
Barbara Kolb
Anthony Korf
Erich Korngold
Leo Kraft
William Kraft
Leo Kraft
Jonathan Kramer
Matthias Kreisberg
Ernst Krenek
Arthur Krieger
Edino Krieger
Meyer Kupferman
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Osvaldo Lacerda
Ezra Laderman*
Bun-Ching Lam
Joseph Lamb
Sally Lamb
Marta Lambertini
Homer Lambrecht
David Lang*
Ana Lara*
Libby Larsen
Antonio Lauro
Mario Lavista
Henri Lazarov
Juan Vicente Lecuna
Ernesto Lecuona
Gi Nyoung Lee
Paul Yeon Lee
Thomas Oboe Lee
Vânia Dantas Leite
Tania Leòn*
Fred Lerdahl*
Oscar Levant
Arthur Levering
Golan Levin
Todd Levin
Gerald Levinson
George Lewis
Leonard Lewis
Robert Hall Lewis*
Peter Lieberson
Max Lifchitz
Matthew Lima
Paulo Costa Lima
Charles Martin Loeffler
Ricardo Lorenz
Otto Luening*
Erik Lundborg
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Bruce MacCombie
Edward MacDowell
Tod Machover
Steven Mackey*
Jon Magnussen
Gustav Mahler
John Maneri
Robert Manthey
Jose Augusto Mannis
Arturo Márquez
Ingram Marshall*
Donald Martino*
Eduardo Marturet
James Matheson
Artie Matthews
Nicholas Maw
William Mayer
Scott McAllister
William Thomas McKinley
Lansing D. McLoskey
Colin McPhee
Cindy McTee
Roberto Medina
Gilberto Mendes*
Emilio Mendoza
Flo Menezes
Peter Mennin
Francisco Mignone
Ronaldo Miranda
James Mobberley
Alfredo del Mónaco
Martha Mooke
José Mariano Morales-Matos
Gerry Mulligan
Jeffrey Mumford
Tristan Murail
Thea Musgrave
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Conlon Nancarrow
Ernesto Nazareth
Lewis Neilson
Alberto Nepomuceno
Jeffrey Nevin
Anthony Newman
Lewis Nielson
Marlos Nobre*
Francisco Nuñez
Juan Nunez
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Ramón Montes de Oca
David Olan
Jocy de Oliveira
Pauline Oliveros
Ursula Oppens
Julian Orbon
Leo Ornstein
Gabriela Ortiz
William Ortiz
John Oswald
Hal Overton
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Carter Pann
Milica Paranosic
Hilda Paredes
Hermeto Pascoal
José Enrique Pedreira
José Peña Aguayo
Joshua Penman
George Perle*
Daniel Perlongo
Vincent Persichetti*
Hannibal Peterson*
Wayne Peterson
P. Q. Phan*
Astor Piazzolla
Tobias Picker*
Walter Piston*
Cole Porter
Almeida Prado
Paola Prestini
Roger Przytulski
Kevin Puts
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David Rakowski
David Raksin*
Luis Antonio Ramírez
Shulamit Ran*
Bernard Rands
Victor Rasgado
Maurice Rauel
Steve Reich*
Tim Rescala*
Silvestre Revueltas*
Roger Reynolds*
Marisa Rezende
Wallingford Riegger*
Rodrigo Riera
Terry Riley
Ricardo Risco
Diógenes Rivas
Brian Robison*
José Rodríguez Alvira
George Rochberg*
Marcela Rodríguez
Jon Rogers
Amadeo Roldán
Manly Romero
Ned Rorem*
Mathew Rosenblum
Leonard Rosenman
Daniel Bernard Roumain
Christopher Rouse*
Nicolas Roussakis*
Miklós Rózsa
Paul Rudy
Alfredo Rugeles
Carl Ruggles*
C. Rulon
Frederic Rzewski
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David Sampson
Eric Samuelson
Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez
Felicia Sandler
Claudio Santoro
Bruce Saylor
Lalo Schifrin
Gary M. Schneider
Alfred Schnittke
David Schober
Arnold Schoenberg
Max Schubel
Gunther Schuller*
William Schuman*
Robert Schumann
Joseph Schwantner*
Francis Schwartz
Ruth Crawford Seeger
Sophia Serghi
Roger Sessions*
Ralph Shapey
Elliott Sharp
Hsueh-Yung Shen*
Arlene Sierra
Roberto Sierra*
Sheila Silver*
Reynold Simpson
Alvin Singleton*
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski
Brian Smith
Hale Smith
David Soley
Stephen Sondheim*
Manuel Sosa
John Philip Sousa*
Rodolfo Coelho de Souza
Peter Spande
Gregory Spears
Rand Steiger
David Stock*
Eric Stokes*
David Stovall
Igor Stravinsky*
Tison Street
Morton Subotnick*
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Ricardo Tacuchian
Louise Talma
Tan Dun
Elias Tanenbaum
Stephen A. Taylor*
Pyotr Il'Yich Tchaikovsky
Alfonso Tenreiro-Vidal
Les Thimmig
Augusta Read Thomas*
Randall Thompson
Virgil Thomson*
Nicholas Thorne
Francis Thorne*
Nicholas Thorne
Frank Ticheli
Dmitri Tiomkin
Ushio Torikai
Michael Torke
Alonso Toro
Raymond Torres-Santos*
Joan Tower*
Lester Trimble
Daniel Trueman
George Tsontakis
Thomas Tumulty
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Ken Ueno
Chinary Ung*
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John Van Buren
Edgard Varese*
Alida Vazquez
Peter Velikonja
Amaury Veray
Heitor Villa-Lobos*
Awilda Villarini
Ezequiel Vinao
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Melinda Wagner*
Stewart Wallace
John C. Walsh
Dalit Warshaw
Ben Weber
Maurice Weddington
Anna Weesner*
Kurt Weill*
Jude Weirmeir
Hugo Weisgall
Adolph Weiss
Richard Wernick
Olly Wilson*
Julia Wolfe
Stefan Wolpe*
Randall Woolf*
Daniel Worley
Maurice Wright
Charles Wuorinen*
Yehudi Wyner
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Carolyn Yarnell
Joji Yuasa
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Noel Zahler
Frank Zappa
Quinru Zhou
John Zorn
Ramon Zupko
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich*
Samuel Zyman
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Last updated: 07/22/2005