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Music about Music

Dear friends--

Thanks so much to ALL of you for your interesting responses to my request
for 'Music about Music':

R. Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music

D. Dickau: If Music Be the Food of Love

W. Billings: Modern Music

M. Gould: Solfeggio

G. Mabry: The Chorister's Covert Concert (? Exact

H. Hassler: Ihr Musici, Frisch auf

H. Purcell: If Music Be the Food of Love

Vecchi: Fa una canzona

T. Tomkins: Music Divine

Peuerl: O Musica

Pearsall: Sing We and Chant It

T. Weelkes: The Nightingale, Organ of Delight

B. Britten: Hymn to St. Cecilia

J. Brahms: Abendständchen

J. Brahms: Der bucklichte Fiedler

H. Distler: Vorspruch

Conte: The Composer

J. Clements: Commendation of Music

B. Allaway: You and the Song

G. Walker: The Dreamers of Dreams

How Can I Keep from Singing?

Let Music fill the Air

F.Schubert: An die Musik (SATB arr.)

S. Sametz: I Have Had Singing

B. Ellingboe: Be Music, Night (new composition)

C. de Rore: Musica dulci sono

E. Carter: To Music

F. Martin: Ode a la Musique

D. Argento: Peter Quince at the Clavier

Kathy Bowers: Music, when sweet voices die

J. Martin The Awakening

G. Bartholomew: To a Locomotive in Winter (from composer)

C. Goudimel : A Dieu ma voix j'ai hausée

J. Sweelinck: A Dieu ma voix j'ai hausée

F. Mendelssohn: Die Nachtigall


R. Vaughan Williams: Silence and Music

W. Billings: Jargon

E. Carter: Musicians Wrestle Everywhere

Alan Higbee: My Song Will Speak

Tis you that are the music, not
your song (manuscript)

R. Starer: Music vibrates in the memory

Donna Rhodenizer: Singing in the Choir (Red Castle Pub.)

T. Weelkes: O care, thou wilt despatch me

Josef Hedar: Musik (Swedish)

Toivo Kuula: Keinutan

Gregg Smith: Music
Robert Ross: Lady Music Speaks (available from the

P. Hindemith: Frau Musica

S. Chatman: There is sweet music here

Piping Down the Valleys wild

P. Kimper: Where everything is music

M. Wilberg: Cantus in Harmonia

B. Chilcott: The Singing Heart

J. Rutter: Musica Dei Donum Optima

Mark Winges: The Breath of Nature

Kurt Amolsch

on January 27, 2007 10:00pm
Do you know where I might find the translation for Mendelssohn's "Die Nachtigall" ?
Thank you for your thoughts.
on March 25, 2007 10:00pm
Die Nachtigall

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Die Nachtigall, sie war entfernt,
The nightingale, she was far away,
Der Fr
on September 1, 2007 10:00pm
Musica Dei Donum, O. di Lasso.
6 part (ssatbb).
on June 25, 2010 6:06pm
The Choir Invisible, by David Childs