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Pages of Solitary Delights, medium voice and piano-Donald Steven, vocal score

Pages of Solitary Delights by Donald Steven for medium voice  Dur: 11′ Text: F.R. Scott This was commissioned by the McGill (University) Symphony Orchestra for contralto Maureen Forrester to perform and record. It tied for the first place JUNO award (with Malcolm Forsyth’s Atayoskewin, which we also have published) the first time the category for […]

Sapphire Song for solo clarinet-Donald Steven

Sapphire Song for solo Bb clarinet by Donald Steven,  duration ca 12′ Sapphire Song is a solo clarinet work which was commissioned and premiered by clarinetist Robert Riseling. The work is contemplative, somewhat in the character of the traditional shakuhatchi (bamboo flute) folk-art music of Japan. It is, for the most part, completely written out, […]

Illusions for solo cello-Donald Steven

Illusions for solo cello  by Donald Steven   Duration 6′ Sample pages score Listen Illusions is a dramatic work, full of contrasts and juxtapositions, written for solo cello in the tradition of the Bach Cello Suites. Formally the work is in sonata form and is based on a twelve-tone row which contains both atonal elements and […]

My Friend, the Leper-Steven, score & parts

My Friend, the Leper by Donald Steven   Dur 2′ ca for string quartet score & set of parts Sample pages Listen My Friend the Leper is a very short character piece: a bagatelle or an encore piece.   The piece celebrates an imaginary friend whose outward way of being has left him somewhat ostracized from those […]

Discovery Series – 2017

2017 Discovery Series, our recommendations for you to discover or re-discover. Click on the underlined title to go to the audio link. Make sure your sound it turned on or up. 2017 Sample Featured Works: Pierre Mercure – Triptyque for orchestra Donald Steven – Pages of Solitary Delights, mezzo-soprano, contralto or baritone and orchestra, or […]

Highlights – 2018 issues – short and quick to read

December 15, 2018 – Just released, our Winter, 2018 issue As usual our newsletters are only 2 pages long. We know you have other demands on your time and you don’t want to read long things… -Featuring Gustav Mahler‘s series of Retushcen (Retouched) Scores, works from the Classics which made them more suitable to modern […]

Discovery Series-2018

2018 Discovery Series, our recommendations for you to discover or re-discover. Click on the underlined title to go to the audio link. Make sure your sound is turned on or up. All of these works (except the Vaughan Williams) are available for sale through our online store.  Go to our Home Page and type the […]

Discovery Series

                Discovery Series       We invite you to discover, learn and enjoy! The Counterpoint Discovery Series is an introduction to a sample of the many works in our catalogue, works which we are pleased to introduce to you or remind you of, if you already know of them. We want you […]

Highlights -Winter, 2016 Newsletter

Click here to see our short (2 pages) Highlights Winter 2016 We welcome composers Donald Steven, one of only three composers to win a Juno Award for Pages of Solitary Delights – written for Maureen Forrester (listen, and a Jules Leger Prize, for In the Land of Pure Delight (listen at both pieces […]

Highlights – Winter 2017 edition – New publications & New Pieces

Read Web version -Highlights Winter 2017 feature articles – Victor Davies  new opera The Ecstasy of Rita Joe New Publications from Johnny Cowell – Playful Trumpets – brass quintet; Kelly-Marie Murphy – The Lonely  Road – cello and piano; Donald Steven – Pages of Solitary  Delights – medium voice and piano; Bramwell Tovey – Songs […]