Articles Tagged with Vocal Duet

Echo, op. 128

setting for 2 voices a cappella, 1996 of Christina Rossetti poem (3′)

premiered by Helene Williams & Ronald Edwards,

Kleine Szene, Saechsische Staatsoper, Dresden, Germany 7/2/96

and by Ron with Janis Sabatino Hills

at Adelphi University 10/7/96 (both LICA concerts);

also sung by Helene & Paul Sperry

on Composers Concordance concert  5/27/04

Mi Shebeirach, op. 129A

written as part of Friday Evening Service, 4/11/97

but not performed with it;

premiere 7/3/97 by Faith Steinsnyder, David Perper & composer

ACC-GTM Convention, Huntington Hilton Hotel;

also sung by them 8/16/09, 8/20/09, 8/8/10, 1/23/11;

solo version premiered by Janis Sabatino Hills & composer,

Malverne Community Presbyterian Church (LICA) 10/19/97;

choral version premiere by North Shore Synagogue Choir & composer

at Malverne Community Presbyterian Church (LICA) 11/15/98

may i feel, op. 136

setting of E.E. Cummings poem as

duet for male & female voices & piano (3’00”)

premiered by Helene Williams & composer, Eastover, Lenox MA 6/24/98

also by Ronald Edwards, Janis Sabatino Hills & composer,

Bryant Library (LICA) 11/1/98

Jewish Haiku, op. 154

twelve 3-line settings for baritone, soprano & pno/orch:

#1 In the Beginning

#2 Manhood

#3 Nature

#4 Rain

#5 Weather

#6 Death

#7 Elijah

#8 Mantra

#9 Fish

#10 Wandering

#11 The Score

#12 After All

premiere Aug. 22, 2002 by Cary Bair & Helene Williams

with composer at the piano, Eastern Naturist Gathering,

Eastover Resort, Lenox, Mass.

Eve, op. 156

duet for soprano & tenor, a cappella (1’22”)

on text by Abel Meeropol;

premiered by Helene Williams & Gregory Mercer,

Queens College, Feb. 23, 2003;

recorded on Original Cast Records CD 6055

The Abel Meeropol Centennial Concert

What Is God?: An End to War, op. 180

Ode from Euripides’ Helen (2’30”) for 2 voices & piano

in Greek or in English translation by composer

(with thanks to Elizabeth Horton & Paul Rapoport) Autumn 2006

premiered by Helene Williams, Gregory Mercer & composer,2007

by Helene Williams, Katherine Wieckhorst & composer, 2008