Virgil Thomson

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Virgil Thomson: Cantata On Poems Of Edward Lear (Vocal Score)~ Vocal Score (Choral, SATB, Piano Accompaniment, Baritone Voice, Soprano)

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For Four-Part Chorus of Mixed Voices with Soprano and Baritone Solos and Piano Accompaniment.

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Virgil Thomson: Pigeons On The Grass Alas~ Single Sheet (Piano Accompaniment, Baritone Voice, Opera)

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"Pigeons on the Grass Alas" is probably the best-known excerpt from the opera "Four Saints in Three Acts". It is mainly based on runs up and down the scale of D Major.

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Virgil Thomson: From The Canticle Of The Sun (From Praises And Prayers)~ Single Sheet (Piano Accompaniment, Voice)

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This song opens Virgil Thomson's song-cycle Praises and Prayers.

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Virgil Thomson: Cantantes Eamus~ Vocal Score (Choral, Piano Accompaniment, TTBB)


For Men's Voices A Cappella with Piano Accompaniment. Text: P. Virgilius Maro from Ecologue IX.

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Virgil Thomson: My Crow Pluto (From Two By Marianne Moore)~ Single Sheet (Piano Accompaniment, Voice)

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This song is the second of the pair Virgil Thomson wrote on poems by Marianne Moore. It is another witty song based around various ways of playing with words.

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Virgil Thomson: English Usage (From Two By Marianne Moore)~ Single Sheet (Piano Accompaniment, Voice)

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Also wittily subtitled "Strike till the iron is hot", this is a comic, almost "nonsense" song based on a poem by Marianne Moore.

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Virgil Thomson: Love Song (From Mostly About Love)~ Single Sheet (Piano Accompaniment, Voice)

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Based on a poem by Kenneth Koch, this is a slightly unusual love song from Virgil Thomson's "Mostly About Love".

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Virgil Thomson: Portrait Of F.B. (Frances Blood)~ Single Sheet (Piano Accompaniment, Voice)

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Like Virgil Thomson's opera "Four Saints in Three Acts", this is a setting of text by Gertrude Stein.

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Virgil Thomson: Jerusalem, My Happy Home (From Praises And Prayers)~ Single Sheet (Piano Accompaniment, Voice)

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This song is the final song from Virgil Thomson's "Praises And Prayers". It is mainly triumphant and joyful in nature.

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Virgil Thomson: The Mother Of Us All~ Vocal Score (Choral, Piano, Voice, Opera)
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Opera in Two Acts. Ostensibly a biography of Susan B. Anthony and the suffragette movement.

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Virgil Thomson: Edges (Portrait Of Robert Indiana)~ Single Sheet (Piano)

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"Edges" is a musical portrait of pop artist Robert Indiana.

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Virgil Thomson: Sung By The Shepherds (From Praises And Prayers)~ Single Sheet (Piano Accompaniment, Voice)

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Based on the tune from the Corpus Christi hymn Pange Lingua, this song depicts the shepherds' feelings approaching the manger.

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Virgil Thomson: Collected Songs - Low Voice~ Vocal Album (Piano Accompaniment, Low Voice)
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This is the first substantial collection ever published of songs by Virgil Thomson (1896-1989), composer of the operas The Mother of Us All and Four Saints in Three Acts. Thomson's musical style was based in Americana, but he was attracted to abstract poetry. The unique result is traditionalism turned on its ear. The songs date from 1926 until 1974.

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Virgil Thomson: Four Portraits For Cello And Piano~ Instrumental Work (Piano Accompaniment, Cello)

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Virgil Thomson was and still is renowned for his musical 'portraits' of friends and famous personalities of the day. These four are here transcribed for Cello and Piano.

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Virgil Thomson: My Master Hath A Garden (From Praises And Prayers)~ Single Sheet (Piano Accompaniment, Voice)

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A gentle, lyrical song to an anonymous religious text, from Virgil Thomson's song-cycle "Praises And Prayers".

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Pocket or Study Score. Thomson, V

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Capital Capitals~ Not Specified (Choral, SATB)

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SATB (Choral Score). Thomson, V

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19 Portraits~ Not Specified (Piano)
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Piano. Thomson, V

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13 Portraits~ Not Specified (Piano)
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Piano. Thomson, V


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