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Re: Henning's Headquarters
« Reply #6760 on: August 06, 2017, 05:56:58 AM »
The work this morning was (most appropriately) the Mass, Op.106.  The need to get the Lux Nova Press edition of the Gloria ready for purchase and use by Triad is the driver.  My default format choice is apt to be Letter, because that is what I print on.  But we need it to fit on octavo size, and the staff size should be 6mm . . . and to fit some of the systems with brief passages for solo voice, I had reduced the staff size to 5.5mm.  The final guiding factor is, the fewer the sheets we can fit onto, the better (keeping cost of production, and cost to the customer, down).  My initial go at bringing both page and staff size into compliance succeeded only in fitting the Gloria onto six sheets (23pp. of score).

The especially good news, though, is that given these guidelines, I have puttered with the layout of all the numbers of the Mass.  Not surprisingly, the Kyrie, Sanctus and Agnus Dei all fit handsomely onto two sheets each.  The conversion of the Credo required quite a bit of management, mostly because of the variety of textures . . . like the Gloria (and I do not much see how this can be helped) it fits onto six sheets.
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Re: Henning's Headquarters
« Reply #6761 on: August 06, 2017, 11:47:41 AM »
And, thus:

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/UUJnUqs1FkI" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/UUJnUqs1FkI</a>

Karl, your inbox is too full to allow new messages....

I just listened to this.  I detected a good piece of music, but the MIDI husk betrays you here: I thought I was listening much of the time to a grade C horror movie soundtrack.   ???

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Re: Henning's Headquarters
« Reply #6762 on: August 06, 2017, 11:50:12 AM »
Karl, your inbox is too full to allow new messages....

It's a result of my lapsed subscription!
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Re: Henning's Headquarters
« Reply #6763 on: August 06, 2017, 11:51:11 AM »
And yes, this is a piece which will benefit exponentially from an actual performance!
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Re: Henning's Headquarters
« Reply #6764 on: August 06, 2017, 11:56:27 AM »
It's a result of my lapsed subscription!

You can send, receive and delete messages.  At least, you ought to.  I let my subscription lapse a few months ago, yet my message box operates normally.


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Re: Henning's Headquarters
« Reply #6765 on: August 06, 2017, 12:16:54 PM »
You can send, receive and delete messages.  At least, you ought to.  I let my subscription lapse a few months ago, yet my message box operates normally.

You are right, and probably I can afford to delete more messages than I have.  Chalk it up to a laziness which has only resulted in a problem because of the dead subscription.

(Presently creating a new Sibelius file of the Magnificat, Op.87 no. 7 . . . .)
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Re: Henning's Headquarters
« Reply #6766 on: August 09, 2017, 08:38:04 AM »
Ensemble Aubade will play Oxygen Footprint in Weston VT on Sunday afternoon, 20 Aug.  The concert is at 4pm, which gives me ample time to drive home before my bedtime, and per Brian’s suggestion, to listen to the Sibelius Seventh while heading home through twilight over Vermont . . . .
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Henning's Headquarters
« Reply #6767 on: August 09, 2017, 01:56:51 PM »
Verdant Vibes sent an e-mail acknowledgement of my submission. “Notification of results will be sent no later than 9/1.”

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Henning's Headquarters
« Reply #6768 on: August 09, 2017, 04:40:33 PM »
My untutored/unorthodox disposition of the occasional solo voice line in the composer’s electronic MS. of the Gloria set my publisher something of a poser, so that he wished to research the typographic standard. There is apparently more than one approach, and he has opted for the Breitkopf rubric. We are, therefore, quite close to the launch of the Lux Nova Press imprint of the Gloria.

The overall plan is also for an edition of the full Mass Op.106.  A stitched octavo of that thickness, though, requires efficient outsourcing.

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Re: Henning's Headquarters
« Reply #6769 on: August 18, 2017, 07:35:09 AM »
Best is always problematic, but I can list five favorites.

Viola Sonata
Symphony No.1 Op.143
Pachelbel's Loose Canon Op.133 No.1
De profundis, Op.78

Although still a work in progress, I have to include your ballet, White Nights.

Sarge

An old schoolmate, who has ever been probably the best trumpeter I have ever known, plays in a quintet, and they play in venues . . . so he has assured me that they will give my Sleepyheads, Wake Up! a reading.  I am therefore keen to wrap that up, but then, it’s back to the Nights !

This week I have had my publisher’s ear (he’s about to have many irons of his own in the fire) and we’ve got the Gloria ready for shipment to Triad.  My splitting out all soli lines for all four voices on the last page is part of the reason why, to avoid crowding, we had to go with a page size called “tall octavo,” 7" x 11" (rather than 7" x 10.5")  We are not anticipation rapid demand for the entire Mass, so—the immediate demand for an imprint of the Gloria fulfilled—we are faced with the mild puzzle of laying out all the other numbers of the Mass on tall octavo (which would necessitate outsourcing the finishing), or juggling the Gloria so that it fits to “octavo classic” 8) without crowding.

I have hopes of pitching the première of the Mass (in toto) to a choir on the North Shore, but at press time 0:) that seems to remain (as the Right Ordinary Horatio Jackson said) hot air & fantasy.
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[Matisse] was interested neither in fending off opposition,
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His only competition was with himself. — Françoise Gilot

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Re: Henning's Headquarters
« Reply #6770 on: August 18, 2017, 04:51:34 PM »

I have hopes of pitching the première of the Mass (in toto) to a choir on the North Shore, but at press time 0:) that seems to remain (as the Right Ordinary Horatio Jackson said) hot air & fantasy.

But...it should not be!   $:)   It is high time that more premieres be given of contemporary music, especially music by Karl Henning!
"Now who taught ye t' be playin' patty fingers in the holy water?"

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Re: Henning's Headquarters
« Reply #6771 on: August 19, 2017, 05:16:24 AM »
Greetings, —!

My name is Karl Henning (which, you will already have guessed . . . could not help but luxuriate in the redundancy).  Sine Nomine gave exquisite performances of my Passion, under Paul Cienniwa's direction, some years ago.

Would you consider "reviving" the piece for fresh performance?  It was (though I am the one who says it) very well received by both choir and audience.

Thanks for considering my impertinent request.
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Re: Henning's Headquarters
« Reply #6772 on: August 19, 2017, 05:36:38 AM »
This came from re-reading an old, old GMG post, in fact.
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Re: Henning's Headquarters
« Reply #6773 on: August 20, 2017, 04:33:57 AM »
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Re: Henning's Headquarters
« Reply #6774 on: August 20, 2017, 04:51:36 AM »
Henningmusick today in the Green Mountain State!

Oxygen Footprint

If you are traveling with non-musicians, make sure that your own mask is on first before helping them. Then get dancing.
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Re: Henning's Headquarters
« Reply #6775 on: August 21, 2017, 09:09:16 AM »
Well, the news and the near-news is:  Ensemble Aubade played Oxygen Footprint again, and beautifully, yesterday afternoon.  I received a number of compliments from the audience directly, and the Ensemble’s manager reported that she received numerous compliments on my behalf.

More than a year has elapsed since Lux Nova sent a perusal copy of the St John Passion to a prominent choral conductor here in Boston;  I have just heard from him, and he generously called the music beautiful, and told me I was brave to write something so diatonic.  (Very nice of him, but I don’t feel brave or otherwise, not for that reason.)

My old trumpeter schoolmate is back from vacation and confirms receipt of the three quartets.

So I should set to finishing the quintet.
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Re: Henning's Headquarters
« Reply #6776 on: August 24, 2017, 09:35:23 AM »
Re-post & refresh:

Variations on Wie lieblich est, S.10 (oboe & organ)

Time Was, Op.4 (pf solo)
№ 1: Prelude (Charlottesville)
№ 2: Dance (Barefoot Amid Dandelions)
№ 3: The Myth of Motion II:  Toccatina (on the Ekaterininsky Canal)


Pictures Only I Can See, Op.11 (pf solo)
№ 1: Spring in Her Step
№ 2: The Bronze Girl's Spilt Milk
№ 3: The Myth of Motion I:  Chorale
№ 4: The Sleep-Pavane at the Foot of Frozen Niagara
№ 5: Petersburg Nocturne
|| MIDI on YT

Little Towns, Low Countries, Op.18 (pf solo)
№ 1: Invention (Mt Hope Avenue, Rochester)
№ 2: Aubade (Lake Canandaigua)
№ 3: Gigue (Glasgow Street, Cornhill)


Night of the Weeping Crocodiles, Op.16 (cl/vn/pf)

Night of the Weeping Crocodiles, Op.16a (cl/pf/prc)

To Melt From a Distance, Op.21 (pf solo)

Gaze Transfixt, Op.23 (pf solo)

Lutosławski's Lullaby, Op.25a (organ solo)

Lutosławski's Lullaby, Op.25 (pf solo)

Fancy on Psalm 80 from the Scottish Psalter, Op.34 № 3, performed by Carson Cooman, on YouTube.

O Beauteous Heavenly Light, Op.34 № 2, performed by Carson Cooman, on YouTube.

The Allegro grazioso from the Sinfonietta, Op.38 for brass quintet (some shaky moments)

Journey to the Dayspring, Op.40 on YouTube

’Tis Winter Now (Danby), Op.45a (mezzo-soprano, flute & organ) at Amazon

Initiation of Barefoot on the Crowded Road, the former Op.41 (now the Discreet Erasures, Op.99, below)

Danse antique, Op.44

The Wind, the Sky, & the Wheeling Stars, Op.46 for orchestra

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/als-l2BI0xs" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/als-l2BI0xs</a>

O Gracious Light, Op.50c (two-part choir, piano & organ)

The original Born on Earth to Save Us, Op.52 for Bill Goodwin.

Born on Earth to Save Us, Op.52a for HTUMC.

Joseph and Mary, Op.53a for HTUMC.

Score of The Wind, the Sky, & the Wheeling Stars, Part I

Score of The Wind, the Sky, & the Wheeling Stars, Part II

Counting Sheep (or, The Dreamy Abacus of Don Quijote), Op.58a for Pierrot-plus ensemble [ score, part I ].

Counting Sheep (or, The Dreamy Abacus of Don Quijote), Op.58a for Pierrot-plus ensemble [ score, part II ].

I Look From Afar, Op.60 for choir, brass quintet, organ & optional timpani

Blue Shamrock, Op.63 for clarinet unaccompanied, at Amazon.

Three Things That Begin With “C”, Op.65, clarinet & horn :: Original | Revised

Sweetest Ancient Cradle Song, Op.67 for choir, brass quintet, organ & optional timpani 1st half | 2nd half

Sweetest Ancient Cradle Song, Op.67 for choir, brass quintet, organ & optional timpani ::  Choral Score 1st half | 2nd half

14 Dec 2014 performance of Sweetest Ancient Cradle Song, Op.67

14 Dec 2014 performance of The Snow Lay on the Ground, Op.68a

Timbrel and Dance, Op.73 [ St Paul's choir plus ].

21 Nov 2015 Triad performance of Nuhro, Op.74:  <a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/ftFJdcXz7lg" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/ftFJdcXz7lg</a>

23 Nov 2015 Triad performance of Nuhro, Op.74.

Scene 1 from White Nights, Op.75 № 2

Scene 2 from White Nights, Op.75 № 3

Scene 3a from White Nights, Op.75 № 4

Intermezzo I from White Nights, Op.75 № 6

Intermezzo I from White Nights, Op.75 № 6, arr. for saxophone choir

Scene 4 from White Nights, Op.75 № 7

Scene 5 from White Nights, Op.75 № 8

Before-&-after, Finale-VS.-Sibelius exhibits from the Op.75 № 8| A | B | C | D

Scene 7 from White Nights, Op.75 № 10

Scene 8 from White Nights, Op.75 № 11

Scene 9 from White Nights, Op.75 № 12

Scene 10 from White Nights, Op.75 № 13

Intermezzo II from White Nights, Op.75 № 14

Canzona, Op.77a № 1 (org solo)

Gigue, Op.77a № 2 (org solo)

26 February De profundis, Op.78 [ Jaya Lakshminarayan & friends ]

Mirage, Op.79a (alto fl, cl, pf)

God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen, Op.80 carol for choir, brass quintet, organ & timpani

Moonrise, Op.84 for brass quintet. And MIDI

Moonrise, Op.84a for flute choir in six parts. And MIDI

15 March Passion rehearsal A [ Sine Nomine ]

15 March Passion rehearsal B [ Sine Nomine ]

15 March Passion rehearsal C [ Sine Nomine ]

Conclusion of the 19 Mar 2010 performance by Sine Nomine of the St John Passion, Op.92:

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/8netMuAHFkI" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/8netMuAHFkI</a>

12 May recital [ k a rl h e nn i ng Ensemble (Bloom/Henning/Cienniwa) ]

18 May recital [ Bloom/Henning ]

23 May pre-concert rehearsal [ Sine Nomine ]

22 June recital [ N. Chamberlain/B. Chamberlain/Henning ]

Love is the spirit of this church, Op.85 № 3

Nicodemus brings myrrh and aloes for the burial of the Christ, Op.85 № 4 for cello & piano | Recording on SoundCloud

For God so loved the world, after Op.87 № 9 {Would you like the Doxology with that?} Yes | No | Recording on SoundCloud

The Passion According to St John, Op.92 (on MediaFire, courtesy of Johan)

Lutosławski’s Lullaby, Op.96a № 1 (string quartet)

Marginalia, Op.96a № 2 (string quartet)

Après-lullaby, Op.96a № 3 (string quartet)

Score of Fair Warning [Viola Sonata, mvt 1]

MIDI of Fair Warning [Viola Sonata, mvt 1]

Score of Suspension Bridge (In Dave’s Shed) [Viola Sonata, mvt 2]

MIDI of Suspension Bridge (In Dave’s Shed) [Viola Sonata, mvt 2]

Score of Tango in Boston (Dances with Shades) [Viola Sonata, mvt 3]

MIDI of Tango in Boston (Dances with Shades) [Viola Sonata, mvt 3]

Cato's analysis of the Viola Sonata

Johan's MediaFire folder, including the whole of Dana's première performance of the Viola Sonata

Discreet Erasures, Op.99 for orchestra

Angular Whimsies, Op.100a (bass clarinet, percussion [two players] & piano)

Whimsy brevis, Op.100b (bass flute & piano)

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/OAp3w15ISl4" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/OAp3w15ISl4</a>

How to Tell (Chasing the Tail of Nothing), Op.103 (alto flute, clarinet & frame drum); 7 June 2014 performance

These Unlikely Events, Op.104 № 4

These Unlikely Events, Op.104 № 5

Kyrie, Op.106 № 1

Gloria, Op.106 № 2

Credo, Op.106 № 3

Sanctus, Op.106 № 4

(The Sanctus, arranged for tuba quartet)

Agnus Dei, Op.106 № 5 || Première by Triad

Brothers, If They Only Knew It, saxophone quartet (after Op.106 № 5)

In the Artist's Studio, Op.107, for 17 winds & harp

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/hwMLLajT_jw" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/hwMLLajT_jw</a>

Organ Sonata, Op.108
Mvt 1: Eritis sicut Deus
Mvt 2: . . . scientes bonum . . .
Mvt 3: . . . et malum


Thoreau in Concord Jail, Op.109 for clarinet solo

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/OnLYQ748aEg" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/OnLYQ748aEg</a>

Airy Distillates, Op.110 for flute solo

Annabel Lee, Op.111 for vocal quartet

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/tN3aMOrzEb8" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/tN3aMOrzEb8</a>

Misapprehension, Op.112 for clarinet choir

Misapprehension, Op.112a for strings

The Mystic Trumpeter, Op.113 № 1 for soprano & clarinet

Après-mystère, Op.113 № 2 for flute & clarinet And MIDI

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/7RhH161HhlA" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/7RhH161HhlA</a>

just what everyone was expecting, Op.114 № 1 for clarinet & marimba

(very nearly) what everyone was expecting, Op.114 № 5 for bass clarinet & marimba

just what everyone was expecting, Op.114a for clarinet, mandocello & double bass

My Island Home, Op.115 for percussion ensemble

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/hlh61D6COvU" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/hlh61D6COvU</a>

Plotting (y is the new x), Op.116 for violin & harpsichord

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/2vKGfppo0o8" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/2vKGfppo0o8</a>

Jazz for Nostalgic Squirrels, Op.117 (fl, cl in A, gtr & cb) [ and at Soundcloud ]

When the morning stars sang together, and the sons of God shouted for joy, Op.118 № 1 (shakuhachi, drum & handbell choir)

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/79tPHWpH3UI" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/79tPHWpH3UI</a>

Divinum mysterium, Op.118 № 2 (choir unison & handbells)

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/MPr7NhE2-Bs" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/MPr7NhE2-Bs</a>

Easter Stikheron, Op.118 № 3 (choir SATB & handbells)

Welcome, Happy Morning!, Op.118 № 4 (handbells)

My Lord, What a Morning, Op.118 № 5 (choir & handbells)

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/AJzV-RxXiIk" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/AJzV-RxXiIk</a>

Hymtunes Moscow & Te Deum, Op.118 № 6 (handbells)

Musette, Op.118 № 7 (handbells)

Psalm 130, Op.118 № 8 [ I think ] (clarinet & bass voice) [work-in-progress]

The Crystalline Ship, Op.119 № 1 (mezzo-soprano & baritone saxophone)

I Saw People Walking Around Like Trees, Op.120 (flute, clarinet, double-bass & frame drum)

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... illa existimans quia hortulanus esset ...., Op.121 (vc/pf)

14 Dec 2014 performance of Le tombeau de W.A.G., Op.122

Le tombeau de W.A.G., Op.122a (flute, clarinet, double-bass & frame drum) Audio

A Song of Remembrance, Op.123 (mixed chorus SAB & pf)

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/kU682jFNG4w" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/kU682jFNG4w</a>

The Mysterious Fruit, Op.124 (mezzo-soprano & marimba)

The Mysterious Fruit, Op.124a (mezzo-soprano & pf)

Tiny Wild Avocadoes, Op.125 (2 vn/va)
№ 1 “Children’s Song”
№ 2 “Autumn Leaves (Wind Effect)”
№ 3 “Scampering Squirrels”
№ 4 “Pond at Twilight”
№ 5 “The Gnomes (Paul’s Garden)”
№ 6 “Cheerful Song on the Wing”
№ 7 “The Avocado in Winter”


In the shadow of the kindly Star, Op.126 № 1 (violin solo and handbell choir)

I Want Jesus to Walk With Me, Op.126 № 2 (choir SATB unaccompanied) NEW & IMPROVED !! [ Version for brass quintet ]

Variations on a Basque Carol, Op.126 № 3 (clarinet unaccompanied)

Variations on a Basque Carol, Op.126 № 3 (flute unaccompanied)

Beach Balls (Red) , Op.126 № 5 (org solo)

Pat-A-Pan, Op.126 № 6 (handbell choir)

Gabriel’s Message (Basque Carol), Op.126 № 7

Little Suite, Op.127 (vc & pf)
№ 1 “Summer Song”
№ 2 “Valentine”
№ 3 “Sparrows Hopping on the Wet Sidewalk” || MIDI on YT

Notebook for Elaina & Anna, Op.128 № 1 “Out for a Walk” (fl/a sx)

From the Pit of a Cave in the Cloud, Op.129, soprano & chamber group

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The Young Lady Holding a Phone in Her Teeth, Op.130 (double wind quintet) || The première on SoundCloud

Visions fugitives de nouveau, Op.131 (pf solo)
№ 1: One Leaf
№ 2: Versuch eines Milonga
№ 3: Beneath the Clear Sky
№ 4: That Tickles!
№ 5: Stephen Goes to California
№ 6: Kay's Blue Crabs
№ 7: Questionable Insistence
№ 8: Morning Prayer

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/FfL_20Sksc8" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/FfL_20Sksc8</a>

№ 9: Bunny Keeping Still
№ 10: Gamboling Squirrels
№ 11: The Street Musician
№ 12: The Shade of an Oak
№ 13: “Could you change one more thing?”
№ 14: Waiting
№ 15: Bicycling in Boston Common
№ 16: Mist on the Harbor
№ 17: Peter Moves to Montréal
№ 18: Seeing a Long-Since-Cancelled Stamp
№ 19: ... but his mind is elsewhere
№ 20: Starless Summer Night || MIDI on YT

Neither do I condemn thee, Op.132 for flute duet

Sleepyheads, Wake Up!, Op.133 № 2 for brass quintet

A whimsical Canon:

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Saltmarsh Stomp, Op.134 for clarinet choir in 15 parts

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/7DCc2sD2KAk" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/7DCc2sD2KAk</a>

Ear Buds (The dream of a young man in the woods, listening), Op.135 for symphonic band

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Darkest Doings {work-in-progress} ... or not 8)

Clarinet Sonata, Op.136, movement 1: Another Think Coming

Clarinet Sonata, Op.136, movement 2: « Boulez est mort » (Wounding Silence)

Clarinet Sonata, Op.136, movement 3: Unanticipated Serenity

Clarinet Sonata, Op.136, movement 4: Ambiguity and Overlap (Something or other, if not something else entirely)

Clarinet Sonata, Op.136, movement 5: After a reading of “The Mysterious Stranger”

Op.137: A Sheaf of Bliss

Things Like Bliss, version 1, Op.137 № 1a

Things Like Bliss, version 2, Op.137 № 1b

Considering My Bliss Options, Op.137 № 2 (clarinet & horn in F) work-in-progress

Liv Plays Scrabble, Op.137 № 3 (shakuhachi & toy piano)

Out From the Unattended Baggage, Op.137 № 4 (flute, clarinet & bassoon)

sand dance, Op.137 № 5 (flute  & harp)

Oxygen Footprint, Op.138 (flute, viola & harp)

Brightest and Best, Op.139 № 1 (mixed choir)

Precious Lord, Op.139 № 4 (mixed choir and organ)

Paschal Carillon, Op.139 № 5 (handbell choir)

What Wondrous Love, Op.139 № 6 (mixed choir and handbells)

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Mistaken for the Sacred, Op.141 (percussion solo & fixed media)

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/dcofMh91_7M" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/dcofMh91_7M</a>

In dulci jubilo, Op.142 № 1 (fl, hn, handbell choir, youth and adult choirs, organ)

In dulci jubilo, Op.142 № 1a (2 fl, ob, cl, hn, ta, handbells, glock, strings, youth and adult choirs)

New Year’s Carol, Op.142 № 2 (unison choir & organ)

O Traurigkeit, Op.142 № 7 (clarinet, choir SATB & organ)

Song of the Empty Tomb, Op.142 № 8 (flute & handbell choir)

I Want Jesus to Walk With Me, Op.142 № 9 (unison choir, pf, optional fl or vn obblig.)

Pavane (Memories of Packanack Lake), Op.142 № 10 (handbell choir)

Symphony № 1 (mercy!), Op.143

i. Allegro molto

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/-WCZ77mt2aE" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/-WCZ77mt2aE</a>

ii. Larghetto

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/JpI9Zr8rqW4" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/JpI9Zr8rqW4</a>

iii. Vivo assai

Nun of the Above, Op.144 (cl/gtr/db)

Kurosawa’s Scarecrow (Memories of Packanack Lake), Op.145 (2 fl, cl, hn & fixed media)

8 Oct 2013 recital at King's Chapel

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And: Maria appears on the evening news in DC.

Maria's harpsichord
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Composer & Clarinetist
Boston MA
http://www.karlhenning.com/
[Matisse] was interested neither in fending off opposition,
nor in competing for the favor of wayward friends.
His only competition was with himself. — Françoise Gilot

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Re: Henning's Headquarters
« Reply #6777 on: August 27, 2017, 06:02:59 PM »
One of my favorites, although some could accuse me of bias!   0:)

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- Barry Fitzgerald to John Wayne in  The Quiet Man.

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Re: Henning's Headquarters
« Reply #6778 on: August 31, 2017, 03:13:56 AM »
One of my favorites, although some could accuse me of bias!   0:)

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To be sure, I am no less biased—but I think it a piece well worth reviving.

And:  A year ago today I finished the Op.138!
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Composer & Clarinetist
Boston MA
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His only competition was with himself. — Françoise Gilot

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Re: Henning's Headquarters
« Reply #6779 on: August 31, 2017, 09:17:11 AM »
Some here may yet remember weirdears (Chris Forbes).  Chris wrote yesterday that he is composing again, so that is cause for rejoicing.  He is finishing a guitar piece, and then he will write a fl/cl duet which Peter & I shall play at King’s Chapel in April.
Karl Henning, Ph.D.
Composer & Clarinetist
Boston MA
http://www.karlhenning.com/
[Matisse] was interested neither in fending off opposition,
nor in competing for the favor of wayward friends.
His only competition was with himself. — Françoise Gilot

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