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MRS. H. H. A. (AMY) BEACH|
Mass In E Flat, Op. 5
Three Flower Songs: "The Clover," "The Yellow Daisy," and "The Bluebell"
The Rose of Avontown, Op. 30
"the first major work
an American woman"
"a favorite with women's choruses in the early years of the 20th century"
DUDLEY BUCK |
Hymn to Music
Paul Revere's Ride
"ca. 1877 hymn of praise to music by one of late
19th century America's
"entertaining setting of
the Longfellow poem
a quotation from
The Star-Spangled Banner"
GEORGE WHITEFIELD CHADWICK|
; Mary's Lullaby
"praise to music by
the Dean of the Boston classicists"
"Circa 1910 Christmas
gem for women's voices.˛
SAMUEL COLERIDGE-TAYLOR |
Three Choral Ballads, Op. 54, nos. 1-3
"Selections from Longfellow's 1842 publication,
Poems on Slavery'
set to music for
an African-American chorus
WILL MARION COOK |
"A 1903 choral rag from a man who
Duke Ellington called
"the master of all the masters of our people"
MABEL W. DANIELS|
The Voice Of My Beloved, Op. 16, No. 2
"Winner of a 1911 National Federation of Musical Clubs,
this work by one of the early
20th century's most successful female composers of
choral music, is a setting of the
biblical text which begins
"Rise up my love, my fair one"
R. NATHANIEL DETT |
The Chariot Jubilee
"One of the first attempts
at including a spiritual
(Swing low, sweet chariot)
into a large choral work by a legendary champion of African-American music"
ARTHUR FOOTE |
Vita nostra plena bellis, Op. 47
"A choral tour de force, with a text by Alain de Lille (ca. 1128-1212), set by the conductor of the Harvard Glee Club and the first person to receive a Master's degree in Music from an American university"
WILLIAM WALLACE GILCHRIST |
"An American romantic treasure by a successful Philadelphia composer, choral conductor, organist and teacher"
MARGARET RUTHVEN LANG |
The Hawthorn Tree
The Old Man of Dumbree
"Edward Lear's wonderful
nonsense tale of the Jumblies
for men's voices˛
"a choral masterwork from the pen of a master of choral part-song writing and a contemporary of Amy Beach"
"more Edward Lear
limericks, this time
for women's voices"
CHARLES MARTIN LOEFFLER |
For One Who Fell in Battle
"a large-scale work by America's own
EDWARD A. MACDOWELL|
Two Songs From The 13th Century,
"A.D. 1230 Nithart" and "A.D. 1290 Frauenlob"
Drei Lieder f¸r vierstimmigen Mnnerchor, Op. 27
"texts from German Minnesingers
translated and set by one of
America's greatest composers"
"texts by Heine, Goethe, and Schiller set in the Männerchor
tradition in German with English translations by MacDowell, one of America's best known composers"
Adstant Angelorum Chori, Op. 45
Jam sol recedit (Now sinks the sun)
Light's Glittering Morn
The Lord is my Light
"large-scale prize-winning work first performed at Carnegie Hall in 1899 set to a text in praise of angels by Thomas ā Kempis"
masterpiece of late
19th century American choral music"
"one of the most popular church anthems of the early 20th century"
J. C. D. PARKER |
Three Part Songs "Day-Break," "The River Sprite," and "Bugle Song"
"A group of inspired
part songs by an
of the19th century"
A Roundelay, Madrigal for mixed voices
"award winning composition
by Rheinberger's pupil and Sowerby's teacher."