In Peace and Joy I Now Depart for SATB, Flute, and Piano

In Peace and Joy I Now Depart is a six-phrase hymn by Martin Luther.  Harbach was inspired to write a two-part piece with the form of ABAB.  The A parts are newly composed with the ethos underscoring a feeling of Peace, while the B portions evoke the feeling of Joy. ...

Fanfare for Grand Center for Brass Quintet

Fanfare for Grand Center for Brass Quintet was commissioned by St. Louis Public Radio and the University of Missouri-St. Louis for the opening of UMSL at Grand Center.  The ceremony was for major donors to UMSL and KWMU, St. Louis Public Radio, September 14, 2012,...

Visions of Hildegard for Violin and Piano

Visions of Hildegard was inspired by Hildegard of Bingen of the Order of Saint Benedict.  She lived from 1098-1179, and she was known as Saint Hildegard, Sibyl of the Rhine, as well as an abbess, writer, composer, philosopher, mystic, and visionary. Many consider her...

Cuatro Danzas para Flute y Piano

Cuatro Danzas para Flute y Piano (2018) is a four-movement piece with a Spanish flavor and frenzied outer movements.  The music anticipated Harbach’s move to the South West with its Spanish influences. Danza Flamenco begins with a whirling waltz with toccata-like...