Eric Whitacre

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Life

Born: 2 January 1970

Biography

View the Wikipedia article on Eric Whitacre.

List of choral works

  • Animal Crackers (3 poems by Ogden Nash)
  • A Boy and A Girl (poem by Octavio Paz)
  • Cloudburst (poem by Octavio Paz)
  • Five Hebrew Love Songs (poem by Hila Plitmann)
  • Her Sacred Spirit Soars (poem by Charles Anthony Silvestri)
  • Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine (libretto by Charles Anthony Silvestri)
  • Little Birds (poem by Octavio Paz)
  • little tree (poem by E.E. Cummings)
  • Lux Aurumque (poem by Edward Esch; translated into Latin by Charles Anthony Silvestri)
  • She Weeps Over Rahoon (poem by James Joyce)
  • Sleep (poem by Charles Anthony Silvestri)
  • This Marriage (poem by Jalal al-Din Rumi)
  • Three Flower Songs
  • Three Songs of Faith (poems by E.E. Cummings)
    • i will wade out
    • hope, faith, life, love
    • i thank You God for most this amazing day
  • When David Heard (from II Samuel 18:33)
  • Water Night (poem by Octavio Paz; translated by Muriel Rukeyser)
  • Winter (poem by Edward Esch)


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Recordings of vocal music

  • Cloudburst and other choral works (2006), Polyphony dir. Stephen Layton, Hyperion Records CDA67543, nominated for 2007 Grammy Award in best Choral Performance.

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