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Bradley Ellingboe
1958 -
United States of America, MN
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B. Ellingboe
Bradley Ellingboe (16/04/1958), an American composer, born in Farmington (Minnesota). He is an active conductor, singer, teacher, composer, and scholar. Currently Director of Choral Activities at the University of New Mexico, Professor Ellingboe conducts the university's Concert Choir, the women's ensemble known as "Las Cantantes" and the 140-voice University Chorus. He is also Director of Music at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Albuquerque. Ellingboe has performed as a bass-baritone soloist across the United States as well as in England, Germany, Austria, Norway, Mexico, Japan, and Korea. He has been a soloist under such notable conductors as Robert Shaw, Gregg Smith, Helmuth Rilling and Sir David Willcocks. His choral music is widely sung and is published by Oxford, Augsburg Fortress, Hal Leonard, Mark Foster, Concordia, Chorister's Guild and Kjos Music, for whom he oversees two choral series. From 1990-93 he held the Regents' Lectureship at the University of New Mexico, the highest award granted to a younger faculty member. Ellingboe is the editor of two books of songs by the Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg. These have been widely hailed as significant additions to the understanding of Grieg and his music. For his efforts on behalf of Norwegian music, he was awarded the Medal of Saint Olav ("Sankt Olavs Medaljen") by His Majesty King Harald V of Norway.
Author:Bradley Ellingboe
Period:21st century
Composed in:2002
Musical form:free
Text/libretto:Latin mass + Our Father and some other texts
In memory of:/ dedicated to several persons, see below
Requiem for SATB choir and orchestra. It contains:
01. Introit ("Requiem aeternam")
02. Kyrie
03. Graduale
04. Psalm (Why Have You Forsaken Me?)
05. The Lord's Prayer
06. Offertory ("Death Be Not Proud")—alto solo
07. Sanctus and Benedictus
08. Agnus Dei
09. Communion (Evensong)
10. Elegy ("Lux aeterna")

Listen: ♫ Youtube.com/watch?v=owzKoFv5FLM

This requiem is a large choral work (SATB with organ). It combines the Latin requiem texts with famous English Christian texts like The Lord's Prayer, Death Be Not Proud by John Donne (1572 - 1631), Psalm 22, and an Evensong by George Herbert (1593 - 1633).
The requiem has been recorded by the choir of Augustana College in Souix Falls, South Dakota (USA) and is available by visiting the college's website at www.augie.edu.
Most of the movements (but not all) are dedicated individually, as follows:
01. "for my wife"
02. "for Richard Bado"
03. --
04. --
05. "for my brothers"
06. "for Angelyn Hirai"
07. --
09. "in memory of my father"
10. "in memory of Mel Olson"

The Requiem is available in three accompaniments:
- SATB and Chamber Orchestra (33 instruments)
- SATB and sextet (flute, oboe, 'cello, harp, percussion and organ)
- SATB and organ
The choral score is choir and organ. The other two accompaniments are available on rental from the publisher.
Author:Bradley Ellingboe
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G. Herbert
J. Donne