Essential Voices USA to Lead Public Rehearsal of A THEODORE ROOSEVELT ROUND, 5/19
Conductor Judith Clurman, with singers from Judith Clurman's Essential Voices USA, will lead a public rehearsal of A Theodore Roosevelt Round by Thomas Cabaniss on Monday, May 19, 2014 at 7 PM, at the Apple Store, 1980 Broadway, corner of West 67th Street & Broadway, New York City.
This piece is from the collection Sing Out Mr. President, published by G. Schirmer Music and recorded on Sono Luminus.
They will be joined by a representative of forScore and learn how to use the music software for their I PADS.
Sing Out Mr. President was commissioned by Judith Clurman for 16 contemporary composers to write short choral pieces based on the words of 16 American presidents for this collection that combines American history, culture and music. This collection was featured on NPR for President's Day in 2011 as well during President Obama's 2013 inauguration.
Sing Out Mr. President includes George Washington- Washington Round (Michael Gilbertson); John Adams- John Adam's Prayer (Jake Heggie) ; Thomas Jefferson- Opinion Is Power (Larry Hochman); James Madison- Round (Milton Babbitt) ; Andrew Jackson- One Man with Courage Makes a Majority (Nico Muhly) ; Abraham Lincoln- The Ballot Is Stronger than the Bullet (Jason Robert Brown) ;Theodore Roosevelt- A Theodore Roosevelt Round (Thomas Cabaniss) ; Woodrow Wilson- I Believe in Democracy (Andrew Lippa) ; Franklin Delano- Roosevelt Admonition of FDR (Samuel Adler) ; Harry Truman -Truman (David Ludwig) ; Dwight David Eisenhower -Eisenhower Round (Paul Moravec) ; John Fitzgerald Kennedy -Freedom's Road (Robert Beaser) ; Ronald Reagan -Moral Courage (Jesse Wiener) ; William Jefferson Clinton- An Ode(Zachary Wadsworth) ; George W. Bush -A Simple Oath (Nora Kroll-Rosenbaum) and Barack Obama -With Hope and Virtue (Georgia Stitt).