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Compositions by Barbara Harbach

Solo Voice Secular #1, Vol. 21

The King of High Fashion – Political Humor Song Donald has swagger; mmm he has chic; Donald has swagger; mmm he has style. Twenty-First Century Pioneer Twenty-First Century Pioneer was written to celebrate the courage, strength, and resilience of women from the past,...

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SATB SSAA Secular #2, Vol. 22

The Cause of Jealousy – Political Humor Song (TTB) The Cause of Jealousy TTB – a Political Humor song (verse 1) If Daniel gets promoted, I’ll turn green with jealousy. I don’t want to be misquoted, but him? Why not me? My stomach churns with envy, and I’m sick with...

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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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Luther Cantata for SATB Vol. 26

Luther Cantata Seven Movements Based on the Hymns of Martin Luther (SATB) 7 movements: choruses, chorales, and solos Arranged by Barbara Harbach; translation by Jonathan Yordy; text and melodies by Martin Luther. Our God is Like a Fortress Strong (chorus) • Chorale on...

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Sonata for Violin and Piano

Irene Britton Smith's Sonata for violin and piano continues the HMP series Music by African American Women, edited by Helen Walker-Hill and inaugurated in 1995 with Five Interludes for Piano by Rachel Eubanks. The Sonata, in three movements, is conservative and...

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Fantasy and Gigue for Flute, Clarinet, and Cello

Fantasy and Gigue for flute, clarinet, and cello has two theme areas that alternate, whirl and twirl, and are coupled with unusual meters that produce a shimmering ensemble that is rewarding for the audience as well as the performers.

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A Love Supreme for SSAA, Woodwind Quintet, and Piano

Cheryl Walker’s beautiful poem, A Love Supreme, provides the inspiration and text for this composition written for the St. Louis Women’s Chorale with the Equinox Chamber Players.  Walker’s evocative words create several diverse sections that weave in and out of each...

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