Two Poems of Joseph Seamon Cotter

Two Poems of Joseph Seamon Cotter, Jr.

This is a choral commission I did in 1999 for Cherry Hill West High School, in Cherry Hill, NJ. It was performed at the 1999 American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) national convention at Symphony Hall in Chicago, Illinois, and was conducted by Christine Bass. The video of this performance is viewable below.

The text of the two poems, Night Winds and Rain Music, was written by Joseph Seamon Cotter Jr. (1885-1919), a playwright, journalist, and poet from Louisville, Kentucky.

If you are a choral director who would like to peruse the score for evaluation, please use the Contact page.

3 days ago
Composers/studio cats: if configuring a new Mac, is there any reason to opt for the more expensive 10Gb ethernet as opposed to gigabit ethernet? I can't think of one, but want to be sure I'm not overlooking something.
4 days ago
Jazz and film noir fans, you won't want to miss this class featuring @JBealMusic ( #houseofcards, #monk, #blackfish, #queenofversailles) and @ScottHealyMusic at the Ellington Group @scoringarts this Saturday. Check it out: https://t.co/8Z93he6A1S
5 days ago
A little night sight-reading to keep the chops sharp. https://t.co/H3yn440tKt daviddas photo
1 week ago
Celebrating some amazing composers tonight with @The_SCL Emmy reception. https://t.co/dZRKr7QTZb daviddas photo
1 week ago
A peaceful night under the stars with my beloved Debussy and Ravel. (Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune and the G major piano concerto -- my favorite.) https://t.co/cXQjNGd6fw daviddas photo