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Roland E. Martin
1955 -
United States of America
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R.E. Martin
Roland E. Martin (1955), an American organist and composer. Roland E. Martin is a member of the Music Faculty of the University at Buffalo where he teaches organ, harpsichord and piano; and serves as opera and vocal coach and accompanist. Since November of 1992 he has been Director of Music for St. Joseph's University Church in Buffalo. He is also Assistant Musical Director and accompanist for the Chautauqua Chamber Singers, as well as founder and director of Speculum Musicae: an ensemble for early music.
Requiem da camera
Period:Modernism
Composed in:1995
Musical form:free
Text/libretto:Robert Herrick, Alfred Edward Housman, Christina Georgina Rossetti and Emily Dickinson
Roland Martin created this elegy using the following poems as text:
I. Eternity - Robert Herrick
II. From far, from eve and morning - Alfred Edward Housman
III. Rest - Christina Georgina Rossetti
IV. With rue my heart is laden - Alfred Edward Housman
V. Let down the bars, O Death! - Emily Dickinson
Alfred Edward Housman (1859 - 1936) was an English poet. Robert Herrick (1591 - 1674), an English poet. Christina Rossetti (1830-1894) was a female British poet. Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886), a female American lyrical poet.
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Robert Herrick
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A.E. Housman
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E. Dickinson
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Chr. Rossetti
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