Vally Weigl

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Vally [Valerie] Weigl [née Pick] (1894–1982), Viennese musician, who studied piano (Richard Robert), composition (Karl Weigl), and musicology (Guido Adler, at Vienna University), after which she worked as Robert’s assistant, and with Karl Weigl at the Musikwissenschaftliches Institut of the University. She married Karl in 1921, and emigrated with him to New York in 1938, where she worked as a teacher and composer, and, after taking a masters degree at Columbia University, as a music therapist, becoming chief music therapist at New York Medical College, and authoring many journal articles in the field. Comprehensive works list here.

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1 The 130th Psalm (1950)
chorus, ten solo, pf

2 ALL DAY I HEAR THE NOISE OF WATERS (1981)
voice, piano

3 ALL FAITH PRAYER FOR PEACE (1955)
satb, pf

4 ALONG THE MOVING DARKNESS (1971)
med-high voice, fl (or) vln (obl), pf

7 AND THIS WILL BE ALL? (1976)
Voice,pf,vln,vla

8 ANDANTE FOR STRINGS (1945)
str qrt OR str orch

9 APRIL
women's solo voices, flute(or violin) and piano

10 AT A WINDOW (1976)
medium high voice,vln(OR fl OR cl),vla,pf

11 BALLAD OF MY FATHER, THE (1968)
satb chor,soli,pf

12 BENEDICTION (1958)
satb

13 BEYOND TIME (Song Cycle) (1956)
high voice, vln obl, pf

14 BIRDS IN SPRINGTIME (1975)
high (or med-high) voice, flute, pf

15 BLACK ARCH OF THE NIGHT (1979)
med voice, cl(OR vla)obl

16 THE BLACKBIRD (1971)
medium-high voice and piano

18 BOLD HEART (1958)
ssa(pf for reh)

19 BRIEF ENCOUNTERS (1977)
cl (or tpt or mez sop vocalise), fl (or ob or ehn), hn, bsn

20 CALLS (1977)
bar OR mez sop, pf,vln(or vla) obl

21 CARDINAL IN MARCH (1975)
voice, fl (or cl), pf

22 CHALLENGE (1975)
mez sop(OR)bar,fl(OR cl OR vln)obl

23 CHERRY TREE, THE (Version2) (1968)
hn,ob(or fl), pf

24 CHORUSES OF CONCERN (1970)
SATB or unison chorus (or medium), guitar

25 CHRISTCHILD'S LULLABY (1940)
mezzo soprano, fl(or ob), pf

26 CHRISTCHILD'S LULLABY (1940)
2 women's voices, pf

27 CHRISTMAS IN THE HOLY LAND (1957)
satb a capella

28 CHRISTMAS LULLABY 1966 (1966)
voice, piano

29 A CHRISTMAS MESSAGE (1954)
med-low voice, org or pf

30 CITY BIRDS (1957)
mez-sop, fl(or cl),pf

31 COME IN
medium-high voice and piano

32 COME, LITTLE LEAVES (1962)
2voices,sop or alt rec,pf

33 A CONCEIT OF SPRING
med-highvoice, fl OR vln OR ob (obl), pf

34 CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR (1973)
medium male voice,pf

36 DAY & NIGHT (1973)
satb,m sop solo

37 DEAR EARTH, A QUINTET OF POEMS (1956)
medium voice,hn,vln,vcl, pf

38 DEAREST,DEAREST, SLEEPEST THOU? (1916)
voice, pf

39 DEATH SNIPS PROUD MEN BY THE NOSE (1965)
medium voice, piano

40 DIRGE: WHAT WERE THEY LIKE? (1968)
mezzo,bar,fl,pf

41 DO NOT AWAKE ME (Song Cycle) (1957)
mez-sop, vln(or fl or cl or hn),pf

42 ECHOES FROM POEMS BY PATRICIA BENTON (1958)
Vers1:med voice (or hn or cl), vln, pf; Vers2: med voice AND hn (or vcl), vln,pf

43 THE ELF & THE DOORMOUSE (1962)
medium voice,pf

44 ENIGMA (1979)
flute, harp (or piano), viola

45 EPITAPH (1971)
medium-high voice, flute OR violin OR oboe (obl), piano

46 THE FAIRIES HAVE NEVER A PENNY TO SPEND (1962)
med voice, pf

47 FAIRY SONG (1944)
3pt women's chor

48 FIVE SONGS OF REMEMBRANCE - Mezzo Soprano (1953)
Mezzo, string quartet (or string orch)
alt version for Mezzo, clarinet (or fl or vln), and piano

49 FIVE SONGS OF REMEMBRANCE - Mezzo, pf, (1953)
mezzo-sop, fl (or vln, or cl), pf

50 FOG (1976)
voice, pf

51 FOUR CHORAL SONGS ON DEATH AND MAN (1953)
mixed chorus, piano, snare drum, timpani ad lib

52 FOUR SEASONS, THE: Cantata (1937)
Children's choror SSA,pf

53 FOUR SONGS (1962)
child or women's voices as chorus or as soli, pf

54 FROM TIME & ETERNITY (1952)
satb a cap

55 FRUHLING (Springtime) (1968)
medium-high voice and piano

56 GIFTS (1967)
satb,pf

57 GLIMPSE OF HOPE (1937)
mez sop OR bar, fl(or vln),pf

58 HARBINGERS OF SPRING (1979)
ssa chor or 3solo voices, fl(or cl),pf

59 HEAR YE, ALL YE PEOPLES (1960)
mix chor(and/orsolo qrt)pf

60 HEART'S CONTENT (1944)
satb OR 3 pt women's chorus

61 Heart, We Will Forget Him...
mezzo sop, fl or cl or vn, and pno

62 HOFFNUNGSSCHIMMER (from GLIMPSE OF HOPE) (1937)
Score for contralto (or Baritone), vla, pf; Parts for mezS (or Bar), cl or vln or fl

63 THE HUNTSMEN (1960)
med voice,pf,recorder

64 HYMNUS (1941)
satbb

65 I AM THE PEOPLE, THE MOB (1976)
satb,tpt,tbn,timp

66 I HAVE LIGHTED THE CANDLES (1970)
mez-sop OR bar, ob(fl or vln)obl,pf

67 I SAW TWO BIRDS (1975)
med voice or baritone, cl & bcl (or fl & vcl or vln & vcl)

68 IM FRUHLING (IN SPRINGTIME)
voice, sop recorder (or fl), pf

69 IN JUST SPRING (1963)
4pt chor OR 4pt soli voices

70 IN THE MEADOW
voice, soprano recorder, pf

71 IN THEE IS JOY (Bach) (1948)
2 pf or Piano 4-hands

72 KITTEN STORIES (5) (1955)
pf

74 LET MY COUNTRY AWAKE (1967)
satb,4 soli,pf

75 LIEBSTER, LIEBSTER, SCHLAFST DU NOCH? (1916)
voice, piano

76 LISTEN! (1971)
voice and piano

77 LITTLE SINGERS
med voice, sop rec (or fl), pf

78 LITTLE SONGS FOR LITTLE VALLY (1963)
1-2 voices,fl(or rec),pf

79 LOAM (1976)
medium voice, vln OR cl obl,vla,pf

80 LONG, LONG AGO (An Xmas Carol) (1962)
voice, sop rec,pf

81 MADRIGAL (1959)
Ver1:5 solo voices(or 5 pt chor), Ver2:ssa(pf for reh only)

82 MEMORIES OF THE TYROL (1978)
sop OR ten, pf OR hp

83 MICE (1962)
med voice, pf

84 MOOD SKETCHES FOR WOODWIND QUINTET (1954)
1-1-1-1,hn

85 MOTHER'S DAY (1968)
voice, pf

86 MY GOD,WHAT IS A HEART (1978)
ssa soli,OR chor

87 NATURE MOODS (1956)
high voice, with violin and clarinet or flute

88 NEVER MORE WILL THE WIND (1982)
medium voice,cl,vln,vcl

89 NEW ENGLAND SUITE (1953)
cl (or fl or vn), vc (or horn), pf

90 NIGHT OF PRAYER (1972)
satb a capella

91 NIGHT WILL NEVER STAY, THE (1942)
2voices, or sop, recorder or flute, pf

92 NIGHTFALL IN THE MOUNTAINS (1975)
med hg voice, vla(or vln), pf

93 NOT EARTH ALONE (1967)
med vc, pf(or non obl inst)

95 ODE TO BEAUTY (1936)
satb, Sop solo, hn, pf (or strings)

96 ODE TO THE WESTWIND (1979)
satb a capella

97 ODE: WE ARE THE MUSIC MAKERS (1966)
satb,a cap

98 OH, FAIR TO SEE (1969)
satb a capella

99 OH, LORD OF MYSTERIES (1982)
med voice,vln,vcl OR med voice,pf

100 OH, LOVE DOTH MAKE THE DAY (1981)
med(or hg voice), pf, opt mmb(or gtr)

101 OH, WIND, BLOW SOFTLY
2pt women's or child chorus(or 2 solo voices),rec(or fl),pf

102 OISEAU DE LA VIE (1979)
Bb clarinet solo, or flute solo

103 OLD TIME BURLESQUE (1962)
vcl, pf

104 OLD TIME DIVERTIMENTO (1977)
cl(or tpt),bsn,hn,or 3hns

105 ON CHRISTMAS EVE (1965)
satb,pf

106 ON LANGSYNE PLANTATION (1976)
med voice,cl or vln,pf,vla

107 ONLY THE MOON REMEMBERS,Song Suite (1981)
med vc, ob,cl,bsn(or vcl)

108 OTHER HEARTS (1975)
mezzo-soprano or baritone with piano

109 OTHER SUMMERS (1975)
mezzo or bar & pf

110 OUR WORLD IS ONE (1956)
satb,pf

111 OUT OF THE DARK (EVOLUTION) (1971)
medium-high voice, flute OR violin OR oboe (obl), piano

112 PEACE HYMN (1956)
ssa, pf

113 PEACE, MY HEART (1982)
medium voice,vln,vcl

114 PEACE, NIGHT, SLEEP (1976)
mezzo,vln,vla(or cl),pf

115 PEOPLE IS A POLYCHROME, THE (1976)
satb a capella

116 PETITE SUITE FOR WOODWINDS (1981)
fl,ob,bsn,hn

117 PIPPA'S SONG
1 or 2 voices,sop rec,pf

118 PLAYTHINGS OF THE WIND (1978)
bar or mez-sop,cl OR vla obl, pf

119 POINTS & COUNTERPOINTS, 2 Interludes (1982)
2cl OR vln,cl

120 PRACTICAL EARTH SATELLITES (1958)
satb a capella

121 PRAYER FOR PEACE (1955)
satb

122 RAIN AT NIGHT (REGENNACHT) (1972)
low voice, vla,pf

123 RAIN IN SUMMER (1961)
medium voice,pf

124 REQUIEM FOR ALLISON (1971)
sop or mezzo,string quartet or str orch

125 REVELATION (1980)
med voice, str qrt

126 REVERBERATIONS (1982)
ob OR fl OR cl

127 ROAD TO PEACE, THE (1969)
unison chor,pf

128 ROCK-A-BY LADY, THE (1961)
med voice,recorder,pf

129 SALUTATION OF THE DAWN, THE (1955)
voice, vln(or cl), pf or org

130 SEA SUNSETS (1975)
women's chor, fl OR cl OR vln, pf

131 SEAL LULLABY (1978)
mezzo,recorder(or ob),pf

132 SEEKING YOU (1957)
med low voice, vln(OR fl), pf

133 SEVEN ROUNDS IN VARIOUS MOODS (1965)
3 or 4 pt chorus a capella

134 SEVEN SONGS (1962)
medium voice, piano

135 SHEPHERDESS MOON (1946)
ssa,pf

136 SILHOUETTE, for ww Quartet (1958)
fl,cl,bsn,hn

137 SILVER (1961)
med voice, pf, rec

138 THE SINGING OF THE EARTH
medium voice,hn,vln,vcl, pf

139 SLEEPERS WAKE (Bach) (1948)
2 pf

140 SOLO FOR SATURDAY NIGHT GUITAR (1970)
high voice, fl(OR vln OR vla)obl, gtr, vcl (alt pf)

141 SONG OF HOPE, A (1954)
ssa, pf

142 SONG OF THE SHADOWS, THE (1969)
satb, pf

143 SONGS FROM 'NATIVE ISLAND'
med low voice, ob, cl, vln, pf

145 SONGS FROM 'NO BOUNDARY'
med voice,vln OR vla,pf

146 SONGS FROM THE SOMERSET HILLS (1977)
mez-sop,a,t,b, pf (or mezzo only with pf)

147 SONGS NEWLY SEEN IN THE DUSK (1979)
mezzo, vcl

148 SONGS OF CONCERN (1970)

149 SONGS OF LOVE AND LEAVING (1981)
voice with piano and violin (or viola) obbligato

150 SOON (1975)
med voice, fl/cl/vln obl, pf

151 SPRING'S RETURN (1977)
ssa, sop solo, tamb/castanets

152 STARS, SONGS, FACES (1976)
voice,vln,vla,pf

153 STILL WILL BE (1956)
(ver1)ssatb, (ver2)ssa, both a capella

154 SUMMER'S END (1948)
Medium voice, pf

155 SWIFTLY ALONG FLOWS THE RIVER (1969)
med voice, hn OR vla, pf

156 TAKE MY HAND
voice and piano

157 TE DEUM (1957)
satb,pf

158 THANKS (1967)
medium-high voice (mezzo-soprano or baritone) and piano

159 THIS IS THE DAY OF LIGHT (1945)
satb, org OR pf

160 THISTLE, YARROW, CLOVER (1975)
medium-high voice, and piano

161 THOU ART THE WAY (1958)
satb,org

162 THOU ART THE WAY (1958)
satb a capella

163 THOUGHTS ABOUT GRASSHOPPERS
med voice, sop recorder, fl, pf

164 THREE DIALOGUES (1980)
violin & clarinet, or flute & viola

165 THREE DISCOURSES (1980)
flute, cello

166 THREE EASY ROUNDS (1968)
3 or 4 pt soli, or chorus

167 TO EMILY (ADAGIETTO FOR STRINGS) (2016)
str quintet, or str orchestra

168 TO ZION (1955)
ssa, bar solo,pf

170 Trialogues (1978)
fl, vla, hrp (or pno)

171 TWO CHILDREN'S PIECES - 4 hands (1953)
pf, 4 hand

173 TWO SHORT ROUNDS (1958)
voice, pf

174 U.N. PRAYER FOR PEACE (1981)
SATB a cappella

175 VALLEY SONG (1975)
voice, vln, vla

176 WHAT ONCE THE HEART HAS LOVED (1979)
ssa a capella

177 WHEN THE SONG OF THE ANGELS IS STILLED (1966)
satb a capella

178 WHEN THE VISION DIES (1971)
medium-high voice with flute or violin, and piano

179 WHERE GO THE BOATS (1960)
voice, recorder, pf

180 WHO GOES THERE THROUGH THE NIGHT? (1969)
satb a capella

181 WHO HAS SEEN THE WIND? (1945)
voice, fl(or rec), pf

183 WHO IS AT MY WINDOW (1968)
medium voice, piano

184 WIND HORSES (1976)
medium voice, vln obl, vla, pf

185 WINTER NIGHT (1958)
voice, soprano recorder, pf

186 WYNKEN,BLYKEN & NOD (1961)
1 or 2 med voices, recorder, pf

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