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Drew Hemenger, Composer
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Emerging as a composer with a unique, yet quintessentially American sound, Drew Hemenger's music has been heard all over North America, Europe, and as far as Russia and Asia.  Described as "deceptively simple" (New Music Box), "perfectly crazy" (Sequenza 21), and "unlike anything I've heard before - in a good way!" (Ned Rorem), Hemenger's music has been performed in venues ranging from Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center to intimate churches in the Midwest. Although he now consider...
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Just put this up - believe it or not, the first music I've actually put online! Sexton's poetry is eerie, crazy, beautiful, and touching - sometimes all at once.
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Hemenger: Songs From America (After Traditional American Folk Songs)
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Composer: Drew Hemenger
Recording Date: Wed 25 Aug 2004
I - Were You There? (Negro spiritual) (2:09)
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II - Two New England Dances (2:22)
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III - Three American Sailor Songs (3:15)
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IV - Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child (spiritual) (3:06)
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V - Gallows Song (Ohio folk song) (3:28)
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VI - Simple Gifts (Shaker hymn) (1:58)
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VII - Evil-Hearted Man! (folk-blues) (2:04)
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Hemenger: Four Places in New York
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Composer: Drew Hemenger
Recording Date: Tue 15 Aug 2006
I - The Belltower at Riverside Church (3:52)
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II - Christopher Street (2:42)
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III - Union Square, September 14, 2001 (dedicated to the memory of the victims of the World Trade Center attacks) (4:21)
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IV - The George Washington Bridge (6:08)
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Hemenger: "Which Way Home" - Songs (5) after Anne Sexton
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Composer: Drew Hemenger
Ensemble: Orion Ensemble
Recording Date: Thu 18 Nov 2010
I - Music Swims Back to Me (3:30)
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II - Ringing the Bells (1:23)
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III - Snow (2:26)
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IV - Her Kind (2:54)
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V - Us (2:49)
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