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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 […]

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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0v9brWASfE), and a Jules Leger Prize, for In the Land of Pure Delight (listen at https://soundcloud.com/impartial-music/in-the-land-of-pure-delight) 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 […]