I’m Stan Schmidt, your host for “Going Beyond Words”, inviting you to enjoy music by Luigi Cherubini, David Sisco, William Byrd, Gerald Finzi, Thomas Tomkins, John Hoybye, Rachmaninov and a commisioned work by Omaha composer Jackson Berkey.
This week on “Going Beyond Words”, we will take a trip from 1585 through 1897 and visit the music of the renaissance, baroque and romantic periods. Listen in to a double choir setting of Psalm 2 by Heinrich Schütz and wonderful display of Dixit Dominus by Alessandro Scarlatti and the always enjoyable, Liebeslieder-Walzer Op 52 by Johannes Brahms.
I’m Stan Schmidt, your host for “Going Beyond Words.” This week you will experience a major work written in 1713 by George Fredric Handel, that celebrates a peace treaty. A superb mail choir from Taipei Formosa, and a magnificent choral ensemble from Hannover Germany.
The choirs of Lincoln University and of Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges will be coming together for a concert and panel discussion called “Race Matters – Singing Across the Color Line” on Saturday, April 16 from 2:00-5:00 at the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral. The event will be live-streamed at www.philadelphiacathedral.org
Today was my last day as Manager of ChoralNet. After a dozen years, I’m passing on the baton. The ACDA has some exciting changes to ChoralNet ahead, so as they used to say on the radio, “don’t touch that dial!” It’s been a wild but good ride. Back when I started in 2003 as a […]
Greetings, all. I asked a former student of mine to do a short video for my Choral Conducting class on the importance of score study. She really delivered on the request and came up with this video. I wasn’t expecting to be inspired, but I was. I hope that you will enjoy this as much as […]