Sleep, My Heart’s Desire

A tender lullaby on a text by Colin Sterne.

 

Sleep, Holy Babe

A tender Christmas lullaby is combined with a solo trumpet, which is playing “Lo, How a Rose ‘ere Blooming.”  

 

Emmanuel, We Sing Thy Praise

 

Instrumental Music


Calls of the Owl, The

Violin, clarinet, cello, and harp    [c. 17:30]

This multi-movement work, played continuously, is inspired by Margaret Craven’s affecting novella about life among the Kwakiutl people in British Columbia, I Heard the Owl Call My Name.
“[Gibson’s] moving The Calls of the Owl evoked nature imagery with lyrical counterpoint and flowing ostinatos.” – Los Angeles Times

Listen on YouTube.

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DT Variations in a Tasty Rondo Shell

flute, viola, harp    c. 4:15

This lively piece now serves as the final movement of Ternion Sonata No. 1, but is available separately, as an encore, etc.

excerpt performed by the Debussy Trio

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Available from the composer

He Sleeps Less Tremulous: A Lament

English horn, string quartet    [c. 8:45]

This somber, expressive quintet was inspired by a Wilfred Owen poem, Asleep.

[virtual realization through Sibelius Sounds]

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In Memoriam: Elegia-Passacaglia

String orchestra    [6:40]

This string piece reflects several levels and stages of profound grief. Premiered by the Orange County High School for the Arts, led by Christopher Russell.
(Watch the YouTube video based on this music.)

[virtual realization through Sibelius Sounds]

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Ritual Dances (of The Divine Trinity)

Flute, viola, and harp    [c. 6:10]

Commissioned, premiered, and recorded by the Debussy Trio, this highly rhythmic chamber work uses both tonal and serial techniques in contemplation of divine interplay. The Debussy Trio released their recording of this work, Look Ahead, both in CD and mp3 formats.

[Excerpt from "Look Ahead," performed by the Debussy Trio]

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Ternion Sonata No. 1

flute, viola, harp    [c. 14.30]

Commissioned, premiered, and recorded by the Debussy Trio.
Movements include:
I. Forgetting the Words
II. How sad, how strange the days that are no more
III. DT Variations in a Tasty Rondo Shell

Download the whole piece for $1.99 – http://sheetmusicbyfatrock.com/product-category/mp3-downloads/the-debussy-trio-3/angles-of-angeles/

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