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Together in Harmony for Brass

2 Trumpets, Horn, Trombone, Tuba, Timpani, Electric Bass, Cymbals, Drum Set, and Percussion Together in Harmony, is a wish for hope and peace.  It begins with an animated fanfare followed by a short fugue before evolving into W. C. Handy’s “St. Louis Blues.” The...

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Transformations for String Orchestra

This eight-movement work for string orchestra was inspired by pioneer director Alice Guy Blaché’s 1912 silent film Making an American Citizen.  Beginning as a piece for string quartet, the moods range from nostalgia to agitation to resolution.  This haunting score is...

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Tres Danzas para Clavecin or Piano

Tres Danzas para Clavecin or Piano is a three-movement piece with a Spanish flavor and frenzied outer movements.  The music anticipated Harbach’s move to the Southwest with its Spanish influences. Danza Flamenco begins with a whirling waltz with toccata-like sixteenth...

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Two Pieces for Solo Piano or Harpsichord

Little information is available about Maria Teresa Agnesi (1720-1795), an Italian composer, singer, harpsi­chordist, and librettist. She was known primarily for her operas, possibly writing the librettos for three of her seven operas. She was apparently well-known at...

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Two Rags for Solo Piano

Judith Lang Zaimont 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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Two Renaissance Motets for Double Brass Quartet

For Four Trumpets and Four Trombones Sulpitia Lodovica Cesis (1577-c. 1619) came from Modena, the daughter of nobility.  She entered the convent of San Geminiano in 1593.  The convent was known for its excellent music.  Cesis played the lute well, and she composed an...

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Two Sonatas for Harpsichord, Piano, or Harp

Nothing is known of the life of Caroline Campbell except that she left us two compositions from the late eighteenth century: Two Sonatas and Three English Airs with Variations (harp or harpsichord), London, 1787); and Two Sonatas and Six Songs and Some English Airs...

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Two Songs from the Sacred Harp for String Orchestra

Barbara Harbach has always been fascinated with early American hymn tunes and has set many of them throughout her compositions.  The first movement, I. The Morning Trumpet is based on the melody, “The Morning Trumpet,” 1844, composed by Benjamin Franklin White (1800 -...

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