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Emily Doolittle
Canadian-American composer Emily Doolittle was born in Nova Scotia in 1972 and educated at Dalhousie University, the Koninklijk Conservatorium in the Hague, Indiana University and Princeton. She is currently an Associate Professor of Composition and Theory at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, where she has been teaching since 2008. Doolittle has written for such ensembles as Orchestre Métropolitain, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Symphony Nova Scotia, the Albany Symphony, Ensemble Contemporain de Montréal, the Paragon Ensemble, the Motion Ensemble and Meduse, and such soloists as sopranos Suzie LeBlanc, Janice Jackson, Patricia Green and Helen Pridmore, pianists Rachel Iwaasa and Ruth Rose, viola d'amorist Thomas Georgi and viola da gambist Karin Preslmayr. Her doctoral research was on the relationship between bird and other animal songs and human music, a field in which she continues to be active. Other interests include the traditional music of various cultures, community music-making, and music as a vehicle for social change. See her website,www.emilydoolittle.com, for more information.
Number,
voicing
Title,
complexity
Description,
links
Price Band
1517
SA, flute, cello
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This is a set consisting of the 3 pieces listed below.
A set of three Gaelic songs, highly evocative of Scottish folk song and folk lore — but at the same time new and original. A great project for an enterprising treble voice ensemble. 9m 00s
Music: Emily Doolittle. Words: Rody Gorman.
Full audio pronunciation guide by Gaelic singer Wilma Kennedy included.
G
1517a
SA
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This is included in the set listed above. It is not sold as an individual piece.
The title song of the suite is a lament. "Cha till, cha till MacDodruim - mo mhilleadh!" (McCodrum will never return - I'm ruined!) 3m 00s see ithear a MIDI rendering
Music: Emily Doolittle. Words: Rody Gorman.
Full audio pronunciation guide by Gaelic singer Wilma Kennedy included.
1517b
SA
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This is included in the set listed above. It is not sold as an individual piece.
The second song in the suite is a love song addressed to a woman who has disappeared, selkie-like, at sea 2m 00s see ithear a MIDI rendering
Music: Emily Doolittle. Words: Rody Gorman.
Full audio pronunciation guide by Gaelic singer Wilma Kennedy included.
1517c
SA, flute, cello
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This is included in the set listed above. It is not sold as an individual piece.
The last song in the suite is a soliloquy by someone out walking near the ocean and remembering the past. Includes flute and cello obbligato. 4m 00s see ithear a MIDI rendering
Music: Emily Doolittle. Words: Rody Gorman.
Full audio pronunciation guide by Gaelic singer Wilma Kennedy included.
3043
voicing flexible
*
This is a set consisting of the 5 pieces listed below.
Five fun rounds about forest animals suitable for singers of any age see it
Music: Emily Doolittle. Words: Emily Doolittle, Neil Banas and Sheena Phillips.
B
3043a
voicing flexible
*
This is included in the set listed above. It is not sold as an individual piece.
hear a MIDI rendering
Music: Emily Doolittle. Words: Emily Doolittle, Neil Banas and Sheena Phillips.
3043b
voicing flexible
*
This is included in the set listed above. It is not sold as an individual piece.
hear a MIDI rendering
Music: Emily Doolittle. Words: Emily Doolittle, Neil Banas and Sheena Phillips.
3043c
voicing flexible
*
This is included in the set listed above. It is not sold as an individual piece.
hear a MIDI rendering
Music: Emily Doolittle. Words: Emily Doolittle, Neil Banas and Sheena Phillips.
3043d
voicing flexible
*
This is included in the set listed above. It is not sold as an individual piece.
hear a MIDI rendering
Music: Emily Doolittle. Words: Emily Doolittle, Neil Banas and Sheena Phillips.
3043e
voicing flexible
*
This is included in the set listed above. It is not sold as an individual piece.
hear a MIDI rendering
Music: Emily Doolittle. Words: Emily Doolittle, Neil Banas and Sheena Phillips.
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