Abandon (Rodin’s Muse)

Rainer Maria Rilke traveled to Paris in 1902 where he became moved by and deeply involved in the work of Auguste Rodin (sculptor who created The Thinker, among others).  Rilke became enamored by Rodin’s impassioned work ethic, genius, and originality.  About 20 years earlier, Rodin became involved with Camille Claudel, a French sculptor and graphic artist who […]

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All So Still

SATB/unacc;  “He can all so still Where his mother was, As dew in April That falleth on the grass…. Mother and maiden Was never none but she!  Well may [might] such a lady God’s mother be.” Publisher: Mark Foster Music MF 540

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American Rhapsody / American Christmas

SATB / brass quintet / organ / timpany & percussion (1player) / harp Note: American Rhapsody uses a general text; whereas, American Christmas is advent. Duration: 11:25 Publisher: Alliance 5007

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Amor de Mi Alma

Three versions:  SSATB/opt. piano, TTBB version, or solo (high) voice & piano version; Four Spanish Sonnets of Garcilaso de la Vega 1) En tanto que de rosa y azucenda 2) Si para refrenar este deseo loco 3) Hermosas ninfas que (published separately) 4) Amor de mi alma (published separately) Sung by Quire of Voyces (England), […]

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Amor de Mi Alma (solo version)

AMOR DE MI ALMA (You are the lover of my soul) Z. Randall Stroope, composer Grant Harper, tenor Solo voice (high) and piano Garcilaso de la Vega (1503-1536) wrote Soneto V (Amor de mi alma). He is a vivid example of a Renaissance individual, skilled in music, arms, letters and the battles of love.  His […]

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Amor de Mi Alma (TTBB version)

TTBB (opt piano) Three versions: TTBB (opt piano), SSATB version, or solo (high) voice & piano version; Four Spanish Sonnets of Garcilaso de la Vega 1) En tanto que de rosa y azucenda 2) Si para refrenar este deseo loco 3) Hermosas ninfas que (published separately) 4) Amor de mi alma (published separately) Publisher of […]

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