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Easter Toccata for Organ

This blazing toccata by Barbara Harbach is built on the well-known seasonal hymn, "Jesus Christ is Risen Today" (Easter Hymn). It is a dynamic piece that features the melody in the pedals and bravura sixteenth-note motion in the manuals. A more introspective middle...

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Echoes from Tomorrow for Chamber Ensemble

Echoes from Tomorrow was inspired by Adolf Mérei’s 1915 Hungarian-Jewish silent film Simon Judit (Judith Simon), based on the nineteenth-century ballad by Jewish poet József Kiss. Judith Simon is the sad and poignant story of a young woman who fell in love with a...

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Eclipsis lunae for Orchestra

Eclipsis lunae for Orchestra When the people saw that the moon was beginning to cover the sun, they became deeply distressed and anxious.  To drive out the evil spirit that was covering the sun, they thought that music might dispel the darkness.  First, they offered...

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Emanations of the Sacred Harp for Cello and Piano

Emanations of the Sacred Harp is a two-movement work for cello and piano. The first movement, Morning Fantasy, is an eloquent fantasy beginning and ending with a quasi-improvisatory setting for the central hymn tune “The Morning Trumpet.” The second movement, Reeling...

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Emanations of the Scared Harp for Tuba and Piano

Emanations of the Sacred Harp is a two-movement work for tuba and piano. The first movement, I. Morning Fantasy, is an eloquent fantasy beginning and ending with a quasi-improvisatory setting for the central hymn tune “The Morning Trumpet.” The second movement, II....

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Emily! For Soprano, Trumpet, and Piano

Emily! for soprano, Eb trumpet and piano is in three movements, based on the poetry of the great American poet, Emily Dickinson (1830-1886). The first movement is I Taste a Liquor Never Brewed, portraying a mystical state of experiencing the soul’s awareness, an...

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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,...

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