Civil War Musical 01 – Prologue [Audio]

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[cs_section style=”margin: 0px; padding: 0px; “][cs_row style=”margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; “][cs_column class=”left-text ” style=”padding: 0px; ” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″][x_custom_headline level=”h4″ looks_like=”h4″ accent=”false” class=”left-text mtn”]Song of America Project[/x_custom_headline][cs_text text_align=”none”] Performed at the State College of Florida DOWNLOAD THE MP3 [/cs_text][x_audio_player src=”/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Civil-War-Musical-01-Prologue.mp3″ advanced_controls=”true” preload=”none” autoplay=”false” loop=”false”][x_line style=”border-top: 3px double grey;”][/cs_column][/cs_row][/cs_section][cs_section style=”margin: 0px; padding: 0px; “][cs_row style=”margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; …

Shiloh, A Requiem — John M. Tarrh [Audio, Score]

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[cs_section style=”margin: 0px; padding: 0px; “][cs_row style=”margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; ” inner_container=”true”][cs_column style=”padding: 0px; ” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”2/3″][cs_text] Collected from Tarrh.com | Link to Source From the artist’s website: The premiere of my new piece for orchestra titled Shiloh, a Requiem was a big success. Commissioned by the New Philharmonia Orchestra for the celebration of their 20th season, it was …

Shiloh: A Requiem — Hugo Weisgall [Audio]

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[cs_section style=”margin: 0px; padding: 0px; “][cs_row style=”margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; ” inner_container=”true”][cs_column style=”padding: 0px; ” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”2/3″][cs_text] Song of America Project from the Library of Congress | Link to Source Melville’s poem “Shiloh: A Requiem” was written about the Civil War, but Weisgall’s song dates from the post-World War II era. “Shiloh: A Requiem” is a song …

War and Reconciliation – Theodore Morrison [Sheet Music]

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[cs_section style=”margin: 0px; padding: 0px; “][cs_row style=”margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; ” inner_container=”true”][cs_column style=”padding: 0px; ” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”2/3″][cs_text]from theodoremorrisonmusic.com BIOGRAPHY Theodore Morrison began composing at the age of forty-two, more than twenty years after he was well established as a conductor specializing in large works for voices and orchestra, as well as music for chamber orchestra. Over the …

Dooryard Bloom – Jennifer Higdon

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[cs_section style=”margin: 0px; padding: 0px; “][cs_row style=”margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; ” inner_container=”true”][cs_column style=”padding: 0px; ” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”2/3″][cs_text] 2005 from NPR | Link to Source Jennifer Higdon’s Dooryard Bloom derives its title from Walt Whitman’s poem (also set for soloists, chorus and orchestra in the 1940s by Paul Hindemith). Her work was commissioned by the Brooklyn Philharmonic, which gave …

Lilacs for Voice and Orchestra – Geroge Walker

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[cs_section style=”margin: 0px; padding: 0px; “][cs_row style=”margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; ” inner_container=”true”][cs_column style=”padding: 0px; ” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”2/3″][cs_text] GEORGE WALKER: “Movements” for Cello and Orchestra (2012) – Finale Download Mp3 | Link to Source Walker set the 1865 poem, “When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d”, by poet Walt Whitman. Whitman wrote the poem as an elegy to …

When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d – Roger Sessions

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[cs_section style=”margin: 0px; padding: 0px; “][cs_row style=”margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; ” inner_container=”true”][cs_column style=”padding: 0px; ” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”2/3″][cs_text]from TheWelleszCompany | Link to Source Listen Now Roger Sessions (1896-1985): When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d, cantata per soli, coro e orchestra su testo di Walt Whitman (1971). Part I Part II (start at 5.46) Part III (start at 21.54) …

Look Down Fair Moon – Ned Rorem

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[cs_section style=”margin: 0px; padding: 0px; “][cs_row style=”margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; ” inner_container=”true”][cs_column style=”padding: 0px; ” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”2/3″][cs_text] Song of America Project from the Library of Congress | Link to Source “Look Down, Fair Moon” is Ned Rorem’s musical portrait of Walt Whitman’s poem, which was included in a collection entitled Drum-Taps, a sequence of 43 poems about …