MUSIC BY SHEENA PHILLIPS :selected performances in 2010 listed in reverse chronological order (most recent first)
Performances this year include by Canty (Scotland), the Lancaster Chorale and Yankee Celtic Consort (Ohio), the Columbus Women’s Chorus (Ohio), Vox Musica (California), and Schola Cantorum on Hudon (NJ)
Online Advent Calendar
Created with Edwina Towson for December 2010. One image and one soundtrack per day, for the 24 days leading up to Christmas Eve.
Garbe Rame (Dancing With Gourds)
Arrangement of a Gujarati folk song, for SSAA chorus, flute, and percussion. Performance by an All-Ohio Women's Chorus of high school students at Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, November 19, 2010, following an all-day workshop.
Five Antiphons Honouring St Kentigern
Sequence of five antiphons from the office of St Kentigern, for four female voices and wire-strung harp. Performance by Canty, October 2, 2010, in St Machar's Cathedral, Old Aberdeen, Scotland.
Quodlibet for SSA voices and synthesizer, based on the Piae Cantiones song Tempus Adest Floridum, and the medieval English song Sumer is Icumen In. Performed by the Women's Chorale, Otterbein University, Westerville, Ohio, June 6, 2010.
Dancing with Gourds
Dancing with Gourds
Arrangement of a Gujurati song, for SSAA chorus and flute obbligato. Performed by the Columbus Women's Chorus in their spring program 'The Dance of Life', at King Avenue United Methodist Church, Columbus, Ohio, May 8 & May 9, 2010.
Sweet Honey and Common Bill
Two Ohio folksongs arranged for SATB chorus and folk band. Commissioned by Norm Lanning, and first performed by the Lancaster Chorale and Yankee Celtic Consort in the Chorale's spring program on Sunday May 2, 2010, Faith Memorial Church, Lancaster, Ohio.
ImagesThree ancient Japanese poems, set to music for female voices and narrator. Performed by Vox Musica in 'Thunder: music for Taiko drums and women's voices', St John's Lutheran Church, Sacramento, CA, March 27 & March 28, 2010.
Great is Life
Composition for SATB divisi, based on extracts from Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass. Performed by Schola Cantorum on Hudson in their program 'American Melting Pot', at three venues in Staten Island, New York City and Jersey City, Feb & Mar 2010.
Mother Ann's Song
Arrangement of a 19th century Shaker song, for SAB chorus. Performed by Schola Cantorum on Hudson in their program 'American Melting Pot', at three venues in Staten Island, New York City and Jersey City, Feb & Mar 2010.
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