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Libby Larsen   

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All 2011:  The Moabit Sonnets, two sopranos, tenor, bass and chamber orchestra; Albrecht Haushofer trans. M.D. Herter Norton text. Celebration Mass: Catholic Edition, congregation, SATB choir, organ; traditional Catholic liturgy.  If Music Be The Food of Love, SATB, piano; Henry Heveningham, text. O Magnum Mysterium, SATB chorus and prerecorded seven-track solo voice, with sitar, vibraphone and bells and laptop computer plus speakers; traditional text. Donal Oge, soprano, piano; Anonymous trans. Lady Augusta Gregory, text.  I Cried Unto God, tenor, piano; Psalms 77:1, 67, 28:7. Stone Soup, three medium voices, narrator, piano; Marcia Brown, text. Three Love Songs, baritone, piano; Pablo Neruda trans. Terence Clarke, Gustavo Escobedo, Stephen Tapscott, texts. Turn, Turn, baritone, piano; Bethany Ringdal, text. 79 Fossil Gestures, piano duo.



Libby Larsen was awarded the George Peabody Medal for Outstanding Contributions to American Music. The award ceremony was in 5/10.


The Encircling Skies by Florida Atlantic Music Dept in Boca Raton, FL.  Celebration Mass at St. Paul’s Cathedral in Denver, CO.  A Book of Spells by Cornell U Chorus in Ithaca, NY.  Cri de Coeur by U.S. Army Band conducted by Dr. Brian Meixner in Washington, D.C.  Free, Fearless and Female by Vassar Women’s Chorus in Poughkeepsie, NY.


Gloria by St. Cloud State Winds in St. Cloud, MN.  The Strange Case of Dr. H. H. Holmes by Florestan in Harrisburg, PA.  Like Blind Men Tapping in the Dark by Stoyanova and Moersch in Minneapolis, MN.  Blue Piece for Violin by Cora Cooper in Kansas City, KS.  Rodeo Queen of Heaven by enhake in New York, NY.


Like Blind Men Tapping in the Dark; Blue Piece for Violin; Rodeo Queen of Heaven ; Song; Baseball Songs.


A Lover’s Journey by Octarium.  Blue windows by Antara Winds.  Introduction to the Moon by Concordia College Records.  Song Concerto by Eugene Rousseau and University of North Texas.  Holy Roller by Jonathan Helton, University of Florida, Centaur Records. 




The following compositions, which were introduced in the 2005-2006 season, are all commissioned works. On April 9, 2005, the St. Benedict Brass Ensemble presented Fanfare for Learned Man in Minneapolis, MN; the Emory University Winds performed De Toda La Eternidad on April 13 in Atlanta, GA, and An Introduction to the Moon was presented April 26 by the Apple Valley (MN) Winds. Tatterdamaelion was first heard in a May 2 performance by the Otterbein Chamber Ensemble, Columbus, OH, and the Oregon State College Chamber Choir presented I Dream of Peace on June 4 in Corvallis, OR. Slow Structures was introduced on June 17 by the Meinenger Trio in Potsdam, Germany. Pentametrics was first heard on July 2 at a California Music Teachers program in San Francisco, CA, while Susanne Mentzer and J. Dunham performed Sifting Through the Ruins on July 20 in Aspen, CO. Giving Thanks was given its premiere on October 22 by the Cassatt String Quartet with the Syracuse (NY) Children’s Choir. Nina Assimokpolous presented Now I Pull Silver in concert on October 23, Bowling Green, OH. Trio for flute, harp, and viola is scheduled to premiere February 14, 2006, in Columbus, OH, and the Antara Winds will present Windows in Rochester, NY, March 5,


Pentametrics; Bid Call; both by Oxford University Press.


In This Short Life: Emily Dickinson in Song, Virginia Dupuy; Gasparo GSCD 360. Fantasy on Slane, flutist Linda Marianiello and organist Keith Reas; AMC 1069.


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