SONGS AND CHAMBER WORKS - Published by Robosoft Music

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ART SONG - VOICE AND PIANO

Joe.St.Johanser Op.1 - 'Three Songs of Norman MacCaig'

A song cycle for soprano and piano. 3 songs

in all some 11 minutes- inspired by Norman MacCaig's evocative poetry - a perfect set for a recital.

Joe.St.Johanser Op.3 - 'Burma Star'

A short dramatic song to a prize-winning poem of Phil Carradice.

For baritone voice and piano.

Joe.St.Johanser Opus 6 - '6 Songs of Norman MacCaig - Bird Parade'

A song cycle for soprano and piano

6 miniature songs in all some 10 minutes

- modelled after Poulenc's 'Le Bestiaire'

Joe.St.Johanser Op.30 - 'More Contemporary Art Songs'

A book of 18 songs for voice and piano - sewn binding to allow score to lie flat - 72 pages A4 size - ISBN 978-0-9933578-1-7. setting poems of Norman MacCaig, Robert Browning, Jane Wyatt, Wm Shakespeare, Joe St.Johanser.

Joe.St.Johanser Op.27 - 'Contemporary Art Songs'

A book of 27 songs for voice and piano - sewn binding to allow score to lie flat- 112 pages A4 size - ISBN 978-0-9933578-0-0 setting poems of Norman MacCaig, Jane Wyatt, Christina Rossetti, John Drinkwater, Joe St.Johanser, Wm Shakespeare.

Joe.St.Johanser Opus 9 - 'The Rose Red Chain'

An extended aria for soprano and piano setting the Shakespeare poem 'Venus and Adonis'

duration 12 minutes

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Opus 12 - 'Nude in a Fountain' - setting of a poem of Norman MacCaig - for voice and piano.

Joe.St.Johanser Opus 19 -'Three Jovial Songs of Christina Rossetti' A short song cycle for voice and piano 3 songs in all some 9 minutes
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Op.28 - 'Three More Songs of Norman MacCaig'

A song cycle for voice and piano. 3 songs in all some 11 minutes- inspired by Norman MacCaig's evocative poetry - a perfect set for a recital.

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Op.29 - 'Four Short Songs of for children'

A simple song cycle for a child's voice and piano. 4 songs in all some 5 minutes- inspired by evocative poetry by children's authors- a perfect set for a short recital.

VOICE AND CHAMBER GROUP

Joe.St.Johanser Opus 5 - 'The Year of the Green Parrots'.

A song cycle for 3 female soloists, string quartet, piano, bass clarinet and alto flute. 11 songs in all some 45 minutes- modelled after Schoenberg's 'Pierrot Lunaire' and dramatically depicting the thoughts of a woman suffering a serious illness. Parts are available at no extra charge if required.

Joe.St.Johanser Opus 11 - 'Pierrot Alone'.

3 Songs of John Drinkwater for Singer and Chamber Octet (Fl., Ob., Bsn. dbl Contra, Harp, Stg.Qt.). 3 songs in all some 15 minutes. Parts are available at no extra charge if required. Other instrument combinations can be made available.

Joe.St.Johanser Opus 17 - 'Three Sad Songs of Christina Rossetti'.

A song cycle for soprano, cello and piano. In all some 12 minutes- other instrument combinations are available.

Joe.St.Johanser Opus 20 - 'Invisible Mother'.

Song for Mezzo-soprano, Flute and Piano - Words and Music by Joe St.Johanser. A wryly comic song about motherhood and the extinction of personality that often follows - other instrument combinations available.

Joe.St.Johanser Opus 21 - 'Home Thoughts'.

3 Songs of Robert Browning. A song cycle for baritone and chamber group. 3 songs in all some 10 minutes

Joe.St.Johanser Opus 23 - 'Two Lullabies of Christina Rossetti'.

A short song cycle for voice and viola. In all some 5 minutes- other instrument combinations are available.