Contents: 1. folk-like - stately -- 2. vigorous - light and playful -- 3. stately - flowing gently -- 4. light and playful - folk-like -- 5. flowing gently - vigorous. With program and biographical notes. Dedicated to Jeffrey Cotton. The music is based on a Sicilian lullaby. Of advanced difficulty.…
With composer's biographical sketches and program notes.
The Meridian Arts Ensemble performs music by Dave Ballou, Daniel Grabois, Edward Jacobs, Robert Maggio, and David Sanford.
The American Brass Quintet performs music by Billy Childs, Joan Tower, Robert Maggio, Gordon Beefeman, Paul Moravec, Robert Dennis, Justin Dello Joio, and others.
Maggio studied with Crumb, Chinary Ung, Richard Wernick and others. His music has been commissioned by, among others, Cincinnati Symphony, Kennedy Center, National Orchestra Association. Printed from manuscript.
Contents: Rain (in celebration of our union); Ash (in memory of my father). With a program note. Commissioned by the Arizona Friends of Chamber Music. Premiered by the Borromeo String Quartet in Tucson, January 2009. Of advanced difficulty. Custom print edition.
Commissioned by the James Pappoutsakis Memorial Fund and premiered in April 1994 at the Boston Conservatory of Music by the finalists in that competition. In three parts; inspired by Book XI of Ovid's Metamorphoses. A fantasy on themes from Gluck's Dance of the Blessed Spirits from Orfeo ed…
With program note by the composer; dedicated to William Carr. Duration: ca. 14 minutes.
Theme and variations on Charles Ives's My Native Land. Commissioned by Willia Ghezzi. Composed in Philadelphia in 1995 and revised in March 1997. Premiered in May 1995 by William Ghezzi. Dedicated to the composer's grand- father, paraphrased from Heine. Duration: ca. 19 minutes.
A highly dramatic, passionate work, Phoenix was commissioned by the National Flute Association for its 1998 competition.
The three songs, Open Road, Scenic Overlook, and Cruise Control, were composed while Maggio was teaching a seminar on American Popular Songs of the Twentieth Century, and thus inspired by the beauty and richness of simple songs. Commissioned by Eileen Grycky & Christiaan Taggart. Duration: 6 min.
…Keep Working On Love -- VII. Return -- VIII. Keep Working On Yourself. With a program note. Dedicated to the Electrum Duo. Premiered in Brooklyn, October 2011. This suite is taken from music of Maggio's ballet, JLS, based on the book Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach. Custom print edition.
Commissioned by and dedicated to the horn player Daniel Grabois. The three movements employ different textures and registers. With program notes. Duration ca. 12 minutes.
Commissioned by the West Chester University Poetry Conference, and dedicated to its co-director, Mike Peich. The three songs set stanzas from the poem Orders of Magnitude by Harvey Hix. Duration ca. 7 minutes. Special print edition.
Commissioned by the Philadelphia Orchestra Association for its Sound All Around Concert Series. Premiered in April 2007. This amusing piece is based on a story by Mary Liz McNamara. Duration ca. 8 minutes. Special print edition.
Commissioned by the Phi Beta Mu Pennsylvania chapter for the 2001 Pennsylvania Music Educators' Assocation conference. The work is influenced by the idea of the Hero's Journey. With program notes. Duration ca. 5 minutes. Custom Print.
Composed for Jack Hontz and the Strath Haven High School Wind Ensemble, and premiered in April 1999. The musical material is based on melodies composed by students at the high school. With program notes. Duration ca. 7 minutes. Custom Print.
Commissioned in 2002 by a consortium of 20 American percussionists. The three movements explore the lyric possibilities of the marimba. With a program note. Duration ca. 13 minutes. Special Print Edition.
In one movement. Commissioned by Drs. Barbara and Leonard Frank for the Kimmel Center's Mozart:Reloaded program. Premiered in Philadelphia, January 2006 by Charles Abramovic. This is one of four sets variations on Papageno's Bird Catcher aria from The Magic Flute commissioned from four different…