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Cosmic wheel of the zodiac : song cycle / music: Margaret Brandman ; lyrics: Benita Rainer ; artwork by Jeremy Blake.
by Margaret Brandman (2016)
This work is a Song Cycle of 12 songs, one for each star sign of the Zodiac. Each song is composed with different compositional techniques ranging from Contemporary Classic to Swing Jazz. Lyrics are by astrologer and poet Benita Rainer.
Published by: Jazzem Music [MMP-9100] — 1 score (84p. -- A4 (portrait))
Difficulty: Advanced — wide tessitura, some works are rhythmic challenging
Duration: 30 min.
The Ram in Spring -- Four Castles of Stone -- In Two Minds -- Dance of Life -- Lion Love -- Virgo Delight -- In Perfect, Perfect Pitch -- The Water Dragon -- Cosmic Fire -- The Mountain Goat -- Universal Truth Remains -- In Neptune's Realm.
Includes programme notes and copy of lyrics.
The composer notes the following styles, subjects and genres associated with this work:
Contemporary Classical, Jazz influences, Strongly melodic and sound harmonic structures.
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- SATB Choir with piano
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