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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

49 FOG (1976)
voice, pf

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

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

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

53 FROM TIME & ETERNITY (1952)
satb a cap

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

55 GIFTS (1967)
satb,pf

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

63 HYMNUS (1941)
satbb

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

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

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

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

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

69 IN THE MEADOW
voice, soprano recorder, pf

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

71 KITTEN STORIES (5) (1955)
pf

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

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

75 LISTEN! (1971)
voice and piano

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

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

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

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

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

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

82 MICE (1962)
med voice, pf

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

84 MOTHER'S DAY (1968)
voice, pf

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

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

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

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

89 NIGHT OF PRAYER (1972)
satb a capella

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

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

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

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

95 ODE TO THE WESTWIND (1979)
satb a capella

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

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

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

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

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

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

102 OLD TIME BURLESQUE (1962)
vcl, pf

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

104 ON CHRISTMAS EVE (1965)
satb,pf

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

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

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

108 OTHER SUMMERS (1975)
mezzo or bar & pf

109 OUR WORLD IS ONE (1956)
satb,pf

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

111 PEACE HYMN (1956)
ssa, pf

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

119 PRACTICAL EARTH SATELLITES (1958)
satb a capella

120 PRAYER FOR PEACE (1955)
satb

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

122 RAIN IN SUMMER (1961)
medium voice,pf

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

124 REVELATION (1980)
med voice, str qrt

125 REVERBERATIONS (1982)
ob OR fl OR cl

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

133 SEVEN SONGS (1962)
medium voice, piano

134 SHEPHERDESS MOON (1946)
ssa,pf

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

136 SILVER (1961)
med voice, pf, rec

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

138 SLEEPERS WAKE (Bach) (1948)
2 pf

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

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

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

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

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

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