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 at Karl Weigl Foundation.

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

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, pf

22 CHALLENGE (1975)
Mez sop (OR) Bar, fl(OR cl OR vln)

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

24 CHILDREN'S STORIES (2019)
piano solo, piano 4-hands

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

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

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

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

29 CHRISTMAS LULLABY 1966 (1966)
voice, piano

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

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

32 COME IN
medium-high voice and piano

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

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

35 CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR (1973)
medium male voice,pf

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

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

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

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

41 DIRGE: WHAT WERE THEY LIKE? (1968)
mezzo,bar,fl,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)
alto voice, pf
solo song version

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, with clarinet and bass clarinet or bassoon

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 LULLABY (1965)
voice, piano

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

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

84 MICE (1962)
med voice, pf

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

86 MOTHER'S DAY (1968)
voice, pf

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

88 NATURE MOODS (1956)
high voice, with violin and clarinet

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

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

91 NIGHT OF PRAYER (1972)
satb a capella

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

93 NIGHTFALL IN THE MOUNTAINS (1975)
med high voice, vla(or vln), pf

94 NOT EARTH ALONE (1967)
medium voice, pf (or non obl inst)

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

97 ODE TO THE WESTWIND (1979)
satb a capella

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

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

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

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

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

104 OLD TIME BURLESQUE (1962)
vcl, pf

105 OLD TIME DIVERTIMENTO (1977)
tpt (or clar),bsn,hn, or 3hns

106 ON CHRISTMAS EVE (1965)
satb,pf

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

108 ONLY THE MOON REMEMBERS, Song Suite (1981)
med voice, ob,cl,bsn or cello

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

110 OTHER SUMMERS (1975)
mezzo or bar & pf

111 OUR WORLD IS ONE (1956)
satb,pf

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

113 PEACE HYMN (1956)
ssa, pf

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

121 PRACTICAL EARTH SATELLITES (1958)
satb a capella

122 PRAYER FOR PEACE (1955)
satb

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

124 RAIN IN SUMMER (1961)
medium voice,pf

125 REFLECTION - HOW MANY NIGHTS (1975)
voices, piano, opt vla or vcl
Bar, MzoSop, OR T & pf with opt. vcl or vla obligato

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

127 REVELATION (1980)
medium voice, string quartet

128 REVERBERATIONS (1982)
ob OR fl OR cl

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

136 SEVEN SONGS (1962)
medium voice, piano

137 SHEPHERDESS MOON (1946)
ssa,pf

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

139 SILVER (1961)
med voice, pf, rec

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

141 SLEEPERS WAKE (Bach) (1948)
2 pf

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

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

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

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

146 SONGS FROM DO NOT AWAKE ME (1957)
mez-sop or baritone, vln (or viola or flute or clarinet),pf

148 SONGS FROM NATIVE ISLAND with added instrument
med low voice, piano (non-obbligato line for added ob, cl, or vln)

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

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

151 SONGS OF CONCERN (1970)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

159 TAKE MY HAND
voice and piano

160 TE DEUM (1957)
satb,pf

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

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

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

164 THOU ART THE WAY (1958)
satb,org

165 THOU ART THE WAY (1958)
satb a capella

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

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

168 THREE DISCOURSES (1980)
flute, cello

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

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

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

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

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

176 TWO SHORT ROUNDS (1958)
voice, pf

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

178 VALLEY SONG (1975)
voice, vln, vla

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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