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The Consolation of Apollo

The Consolation of Apollo, SATB, Crotales, Bass Drum, 35′

Commissioned by Eric Owens for The Crossing, Donald Nally, conductor, The Consolation of Apollo premieres at Princeton University, Wolfensohn Hall, on October 10th and 11th, 2014, and at The Church of the Holy Trinity, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, on October 12th. 1,956 more words

Choral Music

Trenton area preview includes Consolation of Apollo

Ross Amico surveys the opera/choral/vocal season in and around Trenton, mentioning The Crossing’s two concerts at Princeton’s Wolfensohn Hall October 10 and 11 of David Lang’s… 178 more words

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Apollo 8: Onboard 45 Years Later For "Earthrise"

Of all the posts we’ve been blessed to show you over the past months, one of our favorites, and still one of our most read, was the one entitled, “Apollo 8 Astronauts Read Creation From Genesis: Christmas Eve, 1968.” Astronauts Jim Lovell, Bill Anders, and Frank Gorman had just become the first men to orbit the moon, and they were the men, in a group effort, who would take the most famous photograph in history, entitled “Earthrise.” 276 more words

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New work for The Crossing finished

The Consolation of Apollo, SATB and percussion, 35′. Finished it last night, and still liked it this morning, which doesn’t always happen, but whether that’s a good sign or not, I have a few days before the deadline to oil some of the bearings. 210 more words

Choral Music

Space flight video chokes me up

I am not prone to weeping openly. That is, I don’t just start sobbing when something pushes my emotional hot button.

But I tend to swallow hard, get a little choked up at sights. 350 more words