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492-00228Margaret Bonds: Credo
piano/vocal score
$11.95
Piano/Vocal score. Soprano and Baritone Soloist, SATB chorus. The text for this choral masterpiece is W.E.B Du Bois' "Credo" (1904), promoting racial justice, equality and harmony. The piano/vocal score was the original score prepared by the composer. This is not a piano reduction. The orchestral version of "Credo" (full score/parts) is available on rental. Now shipping!
392-03112Lili Boulanger: Hymn to the Sun
for SATB Chorus, Alto Solo, pno 3-H
$2.95
Hymne au Soleil (“Hymn to the Sun”) is suffused with impressionism’s parallel chords, and it musically mirrors the various words of its text, an excerpt from an exotic play by Casimir Delavigne (1793–1843). This new edition gives English text as a “prosodic” translation of the original French. This permits performance of the work in English with proper phrasing of both the music and the text. Now shipping!
491-00678Pauline Viardot-Garcia: Five Spanish Songs
for voice and piano
$21.95
This edition of Viardot-Garcia's vocal works in Spanish for voice and piano sheds light, not only on this intellectual diva, singing professional and composer; but also on Pauline García, the Spaniard who never forgot her roots. García added these roots - cultivated, idealized and used as an added value to her vocal compositions - to the compositional contributions of her father Manuel García, and her sister, María Malibran.
491-00654Irena Regina Poldowski: Collected Songs of Poldowski: volume 2$29.95
With renewed interest in the music of Poldowski in recent years, this new critical edition is a welcome addition to the vocal repertoire. The edition, in two volumes, present all 36 of Poldowski's extant works for voice and piano. Volume 2 contains settings of French poets as well as English texts. This collection of includes "Soir ," "La passante" and "Down by the Salley Gardens." The editors of this new edition have provided a treasure trove of resource material relating to the songs and the composer. Now shipping!
491-00677Margaret Bonds: When the Dove Enters In$9.95
For solo voice and piano. Text by Langston Hughes. In the words of editor John Michael Cooper, this work is an example of the deeply poetic creative nature of the Bonds-Hughes collaborations. By genre, it is a gospel song, with mostly diatonic harmonies, and soulful, beautiful melodies. Hughes' text focuses on the images of prayer, the dove, and light.