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Spirituals for Solo or Unison, Vol. 7

Jesus Walked This Lonesome Valley Jesus Walked This Lonesome Valley has the first and third verses with an improvisatory, plaintive melody, while the other two verses follow the original spiritual, “Oh, nobody else can walk it for us, we have to walk it by ourselves.”...

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SSAT SATB Secular #3, Vol. 23

When I Am Dead, My Dearest – a Madrigal of Love Christina Georgina Rossetti, one of the most important women poets writing in nineteenth-century England, was born in London December 5, 1830 - 1894 Partial lyrics: When I am dead, my dearest, Sing no sad songs for me;...

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Suite Alternatives for Solo Piano

Dr. Barbara Harbach, Curators’ Distinguished Professor Emerita of Music at the University of Missouri St. Louis, has a large catalog of works, including; symphonies, operas, string orchestra, musicals, works for chamber ensembles, film scores, modern ballets, pieces...

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Suite Impressions

Judith Lang Zairnont is an internationally-recognized composer whose music is characterized by its expressive strength, dynamism, and rhythmic vitality. Her musical language is coloristic, employing a chromatic, almost centrifugal tonality which shrewdly balances the...

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Suite Luther for Orchestra

In 1517, Martin Luther purportedly nailed 95 theses to the door of All Saints’ Church in the German town of Wittenberg. His criticisms challenged the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church and led to a split with the Church, giving birth to the beginnings of...

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Suite on Luther Chorales

Texts and Melodies by Martin Luther Barbara Harbach’s seven-part Suite on Luther Chorales for Solo Organ follows the centuries-old practice of invigorating traditional melodies with contemporary harmonizations, rhythms, and orchestral colors.  The melody which she...

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Summershimmer for Organ

The first section of Summershimmer has a whimsical melody pitted against blocks of chords that slowly change in texture from two-notes to a full hand-cluster.  A virtuoso pedal solo utilizes the full pedal board and incorporates grace notes and scales before embarking...

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Symphony for Ferguson, Symphony No. 10

Commissioned by the Missouri Humanities Council the Symphony for Ferguson was premiered October 2015 at the Touhill Performing Arts Center at the University of Missouri-St. Louis by the University Orchestra under the direction of Dr James Richards.  The commission...

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Symphony No. 1 “Veneration for Orchestra”

Symphony No. 1 "Veneration for Orchestra" I. The first movement features flowing melodies, pulses of rhythm and energy, and alternating currents of intensity and release. II. Charity – Caress is an idyll, a tender evocation that began life as a work for cello and...

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Symphony No. 2 “One of Ours – A Cather Symphony”

One of Ours is based on Cather’s 1922 Pulitzer Prizewinner novel about World War I hero Claude Wheeler from central Nebraska. I. On Lovely Creek is an American pastorale, evoking Claude’s youth on the Great Nebraska Prairie and the innocence of a youngish America just...

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