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Cooman / Hymnus: Orgnan Music By Carson Cooman
Album:Hymnus: Orgnan Music By Carson Cooman Collection:Classical
Artist:Cooman Added:03/2017
Label:Divine Art Records 

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Add Date:2017-03-28 Pull Date:2017-05-30 Charts:Classical/Experimental

Album Review
Gary Lemco
Reviewed 2017-03-22 
Short pieces for organ, composed 1999-2015. Each piece contains a religious component and a memorial to an individual. The American composer, Carson Cooman (b. 1982), studied with Bernard Rands, Judith Weir and James Willey.

Track Listing
1.Haec Aeterna (1999) [4:39] Atmospheric, The Piece Meditates On “These Eternal Th 10.Folk Prelude On “Azmon” (2013) [2:35] Uses The Hymn Azmon And Text “O For A Thou
2.Festive Processional (2004) [3:20] Uses Trumpet Effects And A Contemporary Harmo 11.Aria Quasi Una Ciaccona (2013) [4:36] Is A Lyric Set Over A Chaconne And Its Ext
3.Arioso (2013) [3:05] Is A Simple, Lyrical Recollection 12.Partita Semplice (2015) [6:14] Seven Variations On The Reflective Opening Choral
4.Pavane For A Duchess At St. Andrew’S (2014) [6:03]. Mournful. Mildly Dissonant. 13.Three Enigmas (2015): Brief Pieces, Rather Quiet. I. Quarter Note = 63 [1:54].
5.Planctus Iv (2014) [3:10] A Medieval Setting In Lament Form 14.Ii. Half Note = 50 [2:21]. Eerie Pacing.
6.Two Elegiac Pieces (2014). Both Bear A Scandinavian Character I. Moderaro Rubato 15.Iii. Eighth Note = 80 [1:44]. Strange Calls In A Dark Night.
7.Ii. Moltissimo Lento Tranquillo [2:40]. Explorations In A Dim Grotto. 16.Prelude On “Dix” (2009) [3:58]. The Hymn Tune “The Beauty Of The Earth” Recall
8.Prelude In Copper (2014) [3:31] Evokes Violin Tones In German Baroque Style With 17.Hymnus (2013), Stately, Quietly Joyful [3:41]
9.Chorale Semplice [2:33]. A Paean Of Quiet Praise. 18.Diptych (2013). Music In Two Sections, Presenting Contrasting Emotions . I. Ari
 19.Ii. Rondo Festivo [3:33] Celebration Time.