Ebony and Ivory

live together in perfect harmony. side by side on my piano keyboard, oh lord, why don't we??

Tuesday, December 20, 2005

More facts about Eric Whitacre

- Born 1970
- American composer of choral and symphonic music and electronica
- Graduate of the Juilliard School of Music

- Student of composers John Corigliano and David Diamond
- Began his musical career by singing Mozart's Requiem in the University of Nevada chorus
- Youngest recipient of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA)'s Raymond C. Brock commission

- Cloudburst, for mixed chorus, piano, hand bells and percussion, received first prize in the ACDA's "Composers of the Future" competition
- Currently Composer In Residence with the Pacific choral, California
- Music director of the Narashino Wind Consortium in Japan


Works (Listing from Wikipedia)

Symphonic
Noisy Wheels of Joy
Cloudburst
Equus
Ghost Train
Godzilla Eats Las Vegas!
October
Sleep
Lux Aurumque

Choral
A Boy and A Girl
Cloudburst
Five Hebrew Love Songs
Her Sacred Spirit Soars
Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine
Little Birds
little Tree
Lux Aurumque
She Weeps Over Rahoon
Sleep
This Marriage
Three Flower Songs
I Hide Myself
With a Lily in Your Hand
Go, Lovely Rose
Three Songs of Faith
I will wade out
Hope, faith, life, love
I thank you God for most this amazing day
When David Heard
Water Night
Winter

String Orchestra
Lux Aurumque
Water Night

Opera
Paradise Lost: Opera Electronica

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