A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS

Libby Larsen

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April 20, 1979: The Silver Fox, a children’s opera by Libby Larsen (28) to words of Olive, is performed for the first time, in St. Paul, Minnesota.
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March 19, 1982: Pinions for violin and chamber orchestra by Libby Larsen (31) is performed for the first time, in St. Paul, Minnesota.
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December 5, 1982: In a Winter Garden for soprano, tenor, chorus, and chamber orchestra by Libby Larsen (31), to words of Hampl, is performed for the first time, in Minneapolis.
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March 6, 1983: Four on the Floor for violin, cello, double bass, and piano by Libby Larsen (32) is performed for the first time, in the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, St. Paul, Minnesota.
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January 30, 1985: Symphony: Water Music (Symphony no.1) by Libby Larsen (34) is performed for the first time, in Minneapolis.
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February 22, 1985: Clair de lune, a chamber opera by Libby Larsen (34) to words of Hampl, is performed for the first time, in Little Rock, Arkansas.
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April 14, 1986: Coming Forth Into the Day, an oratorio for solo voices, chorus, and orchestra by Libby Larsen (35) to words of Jehan Sadat, is performed for the first time, in St. Paul, Minnesota.
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May 8, 1988: Concerto for trumpet and orchestra by Libby Larsen (37) is performed for the first time, in Davenport, Iowa.
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August 5, 1988: Collage: Boogie for orchestra by Libby Larsen (37) is performed for the first time, at the Kennedy Center, Washington.
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January 28, 1989: Grand Rondo for band by Libby Larsen (38) is performed for the first time, at Saint Cloud State University, Minnesota.
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March 10, 1989: Three Summer Scenes for chorus, treble chorus, and orchestra by Libby Larsen (38) to words of Williams, Frankenburg, and Lindsay, is performed for the first time.
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March 17, 1989: Concerto: Cold, Silent Snow for flute, harp, and chamber orchestra by Libby Larsen (38) is performed for the first time, in Muhlenberg College Center for the Arts, Allentown, Pennsylvania.
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April 8, 1989: Songs from Letters for soprano and piano or chamber ensemble by Libby Larsen (38), to words of Calamity Jane, is performed for the first time, in Carnegie Hall, New York.
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August 3, 1989: Sonnets from the Portuguese for soprano and piano or chamber ensemble by Libby Larsen (38), to words of EB Browning, is performed for the first time, in Aspen, Colorado.
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November 6, 1989: Xibalba for bassoon and percussion by Libby Larsen (38) is performed for the first time, in Powell Symphony Hall, St. Louis.
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May 25, 1990: Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus, a music drama by Libby Larsen (39) to words of the composer after Mary Shelley, is performed for the first time, in The World Theatre, St. Paul, Minnesota.
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April 10, 1991: Schoenberg, Schenker and Schillinger for flute, oboe, violin, viola, cello, and electronics by Libby Larsen (40) is performed for the first time.
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May 1, 1991: String Quartet: Schoenberg, Schenker and Schillinger by Libby Larsen (40) is performed for the first time, at Hancher Auditorium of the University of Iowa, Iowa City.
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November 4, 1991: Credo: Speak to the Earth and It Shall Teach Thee from Missa Gaia: Mass for the Earth for chorus, treble chorus, string quartet, oboe, piano-four hands, and percussion by Libby Larsen (40), to various texts, is performed for the first time, in Forest City, Iowa.
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April 26, 1992: Kyrie: Mother, Sister, Blessed, Honored from Missa Gaia: Mass for the Earth for chorus, treble chorus, string quartet, oboe, piano-four hands, and percussion by Libby Larsen (41), to various texts, is performed for the first time, in Minneapolis. See 30 May 1992.
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May 13, 1992: Introit: Within the Circles of Our Lives from Missa Gaia: Mass for the Earth for chorus, treble chorus, string quartet, oboe, piano-four hands, and percussion by Libby Larsen (41), to various texts, is performed for the first time, in the Kennedy Center, Washington. See 30 May 1992.
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May 30, 1992: Missa Gaia: Mass for the Earth for chorus, treble chorus, string quartet, oboe, piano-four hands, and percussion by Libby Larsen (41), to various texts, is performed completely for the first time, in Palo Alto, California.
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October 3, 1992: The Atmosphere as a Fluid System for flute and chamber orchestra by Libby Larsen (41) is performed for the first time, in San Francisco. See 25 May 2001.
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February 18, 1994: Song-Dances to the Light for treble chorus, Orff instruments, and orchestra by Libby Larsen (43), to words of various authors, is performed for the first time, at the Kennedy Center, Washington.
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March 11, 1994: Dancing Solo for clarinet by Libby Larsen (43) is performed for the first time, in Weill Recital Hall of Carnegie Hall, New York.
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March 18, 1994: Mary Cassatt for mezzo-soprano, trombone, and orchestra by Libby Larsen (43) is performed for the first time, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
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March 27, 1994: A Choral Welcome for chorus and piano or orchestra by Libby Larsen (43), to words of Galina (tr.Lakond) is performed for the first time.
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April 9, 1994: Overture for the End of a Century for orchestra by Libby Larsen (43) is performed for the first time, in Cincinnati.
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May 22, 1994: Beloved, Thous Hast Brought Me Many Flowers for mezzo-soprano, cello, and piano by Libby Larsen (43), to words of EB Browning, Doolittle, Rilke, and Shelley, is performed for the first time, at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Minneapolis.
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May 26, 1994: I Just Lightning for chorus and percussion by Libby Larsen (43) is performed for the first time, in Cincinnati.
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October 14, 1994: Canticle of Mary for treble chorus, and piano or chamber orchestra by Libby Larsen (43), to various Christian texts, is performed for the first time, in South Bend, Indiana.
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November 6, 1994: Slang for clarinet, violin, and piano by Libby Larsen (43) is performed for the first time, at the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon.
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December 11, 1994: Fanfare for the Women for C trumpet by Libby Larsen (43) is performed for the first time, at the University of Minnesota.
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February 10, 1995: Seven Ghosts for soprano, chorus, brass quintet, and percussion by Libby Larsen (44), to words of various writers, is performed for the first time, in Ordway Music Theatre, St. Paul, Minnesota.
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April 16, 1995: Fanfare and Alleluia for chorus, brass, handbells, chimes, and percussion by Libby Larsen (44) is performed for the first time, at St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Burnsville, Minnesota.
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May 7, 1995: Today, This Spring for treble chorus and piano by Libby Larsen (44), to words of Dickinson, Wilson, and Kimes, is performed for the first time, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Arden Hills, Minnesota.
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May 27, 1995: Ring of Fire for orchestra by Libby Larsen (44) is performed for the first time, in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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July 2, 1995: I Will Sing and Raise a Psalm for chorus and organ by Libby Larsen (44) is performed for the first time.
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November 11, 1995: Blue Fiddler for orchestra by Libby Larsen (44) is performed for the first time, in Des Moines, Iowa.
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December 17, 1995: Invitation to Music for chorus, string quintet, and string orchestra or piano by Libby Larsen (44), to words of Bishop, is performed for the first time, in Carpenter Performing Arts Center, Long Beach, California
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March 7, 1996: Fanfare: Strum for winds by Libby Larsen (45) is performed for the first time, at the Kennedy Center, Washington.
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April 26, 1996: Concert Dances for band by Libby Larsen (45) is performed for the first time, at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
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May 5, 1996: Eleanor Roosevelt, a dramatic cantata by Libby Larsen (45), to words of Gall, is performed for the first time, at Merkin Hall, New York.
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July 2, 1996: Brass Flight for brass choir by Libby Larsen (45) is performed for the first time, at the University of Oklahoma, Norman.
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October 17, 1996: Margaret Songs for soprano and piano by Libby Larsen (45), to words of Cather and the composer, is performed for the first time, in Perkins Recital Hall, Hastings College, Nebraska.
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October 27, 1996: I Find My Feet Have Further Goals for chorus by Libby Larsen (45), to words of Dickinson, is performed for the first time, at Plymouth Congregational Church, Minneapolis.
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December 2, 1996: So Blessedly It Sprung for chorus, oboe, viola, and harp by Libby Larsen (45), to 12th century English poetry, is performed for the first time, at Wayzata Community Church, Minnesota.
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December 22, 1996: Short Symphony for band by Libby Larsen (45) is performed for the first time, in Chicago.
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March 9, 1997: Chanting to Paradise for soprano and piano by Libby Larsen (46), to words of Dickinson, is performed for the first time, at St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota.
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May 17, 1997: Love Songs for chorus and piano by Libby Larsen (46), to words of various poets, is performed for the first time, in Winchester, Virginia.
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June 18, 1997: A Spell On Me That Holy Hour: Overture to Tsvetaeva for orchestra by Libby Larsen (46) is performed for the first time, in Carnegie Hall, New York.
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October 17, 1997: Lord, Make Me an Instrument for tenor and piano by Libby Larsen (46), to words of St. Francis, is performed for the first time, at Viterbo University, La Crosse, Wisconsin.
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February 7, 1998: Roll Out the Thunder for orchestra by Libby Larsen (47) is performed for the first time, in Des Moines, Iowa.
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April 17, 1998: Songs of Light and Love for soprano and chamber ensemble by Libby Larsen (47), to words of Sarton, is performed for the first time, in Philadelphia.
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May 31, 1998: Reasons for Loving the Harmonica for chorus and piano by Libby Larsen (47), to words of Kane, is performed for the first time, in McCarter Theatre, Princeton, New Jersey.
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June 28, 1998: Density of Light for chorus, children’s chorus, brass, and percussion by Libby Larsen (47), to words of Troeger, is performed for the first time, in Denver.
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July 2, 1998: Day Song for treble chorus by Libby Larsen (47) is performed for the first time, in Des Moines, Iowa.
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September 26, 1998: Holy Roller for saxophone and piano by Libby Larsen (47) is performed for the first time, in Valencia, Spain.
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November 11, 1998: Eric Hermannson’s Soul, an opera by Libby Larsen (47) to words of Rader-Shieber, is performed for the first time, at the Rose Blumkin Performing Arts Center, Omaha, Nebraska.
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December 5, 1998: String Symphony (Symphony no.4) by Libby Larsen (47) is performed for the first time, in Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis.
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September 16, 1999: Solo Symphony (Symphony no.5) by Libby Larsen (48) is performed for the first time, in Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver.
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March 15, 2000: Brazen Overture for brass quintet by Libby Larsen (49) is performed for the first time, in Washington.
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April 1, 2000: Three for the Road for violin, cello, and piano by Libby Larsen (49) is performed for the first time, in Cleveland.
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May 20, 2000: Psalm 121 for treble chorus by Libby Larsen (49) to words of the Psalms and Muir, is performed for the first time, in Palo Alto, California.
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June 19, 2000: My Antonia for high voice and piano by Libby Larsen (49), to words of Cather and the composer, is performed for the first time, at Kent State University, Ohio.
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August 7, 2000: Love After 1950 for mezzo-soprano and piano by Libby Larsen (49), to words of various writers, is performed for the first time, in Chicago.
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October 26, 2000: Mephisto Rag for piano by Libby Larsen (49) is performed for the first time.
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October 31, 2000: The Witches’ Trio for treble chorus by Libby Larsen (49), to words of Shakespeare, is performed for the first time, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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November 10, 2000: How To Songs for children’s chorus by Libby Larsen (49), to words of Sakaki and Dean, is performed for the first time, in Greencastle, Indiana.
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November 25, 2000: Is God, Our Endless Day for chorus by Libby Larsen (49), to words of Julian of Norwich, is performed for the first time.
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January 19, 2001: Try Me, Good King: Last Words of the Wives of Henry VIII for soprano and piano by Libby Larsen (50) is performed for the first time, in the Juilliard Theatre, New York.
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February 14, 2001: A Lover’s Journey for six male voices by Libby Larsen (50), to words of Joyce, Shakespeare, and Simrock, is performed for the first time, at St. Bartholomew’s Church, New York.
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February 14, 2001: Two works for treble chorus by Libby Larsen (50) are performed for the first time, in Koger Auditorium of the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque: Jack’s Valentine to words of Humphreys, and Touch the Air Softly to words of Smith.
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April 6, 2001: Notes Slipped Under the Door for soprano, flute, and orchestra by Libby Larsen (50), to words of Zukerman, is performed for the first time, in Lehigh, Pennsylvania.
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April 25, 2001: The Apple’s Song for voice and piano by Libby Larsen (50), to words of Morgan, is performed for the first time, in Merkin Hall, New York.
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May 25, 2001: The Atmosphere as a Fluid System for flute and orchestra by Libby Larsen (50) is performed for the first time, in Mexico City. See 3 October 1992.
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June 8, 2001: Eine kleine Snailmusik for treble chorus and double bass by Libby Larsen (50), to words of Sarton, is performed for the first time, in Toronto.
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July 7, 2001: If I Can Stop One Heart From Breaking for treble chorus, woodwind quartet, percussion, and strings by Libby Larsen (50), to words of Dickinson, is performed for the first time.
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July 7, 2001: Sonata for viola and piano by Libby Larsen (50) is performed for the first time, in Aspen, Colorado.
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August 22, 2001: Trio for violin, cello, and piano by Libby Larsen (50) is performed for the first time, in Angel Fire, New Mexico.
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February 1, 2002: Barnum’s Bird, a chamber opera by Libby Larsen (51) to words of Carpenter and the composer, is performed for the first time, at Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress, Washington.
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February 26, 2002: Dreaming Blue, an opera by Libby Larsen (51) to words from various sources, is performed for the first time, at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, Salt Lake City.
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May 5, 2002: The Ballerina and the Clown for treble voices and harp by Libby Larsen (51), to words of Gall, is performed for the first time, at Hendricks Chapel, Syracuse, New York.
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June 22, 2002: A Brandenburg for the New Millennium for trumpet, marimba, electric guitar, amplified harpsichord, and strings by Libby Larsen (51) is performed for the first time, at Eastern Mennonnite University, Harrisonburg, Virginia.
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July 2, 2002: Licorice Stick for clarinet and piano by Libby Larsen (51) is performed for the first time, in Stockholm.
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August 9, 2002: May Sky for chorus by Libby Larsen (51), to words of various writers, is performed for the first time, in Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis.
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September 8, 2002: Raspberry Island Dreaming for mezzo-soprano and orchestra by Libby Larsen (51), to words of Sutphen and Hampl, is performed for the first time, on Raspberry Island, St. Paul, Minnesota.
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October 22, 2002: On a Day of Bells for organ by Libby Larsen (51) is performed for the first time, at Our Lady of Grace Church, Edina, Minnesota.
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November 1, 2002: Bid Call for alto saxophone and cello by Libby Larsen (51) is performed for the first time, at Indiana State University.
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February 6, 2003: De Toda La Eternidad for soprano and piano or winds by Libby Larsen (52), to words of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, is performed for the first time, at Emory University, Atlanta.
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February 23, 2003: Fanfare: Sizzle for orchestra by Libby Larsen (52) is performed for the first time, in Buffalo.
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March 25, 2003: Come Before Winter for baritone, chorus, and piano or orchestra by Libby Larsen (52), to words of Mampel and various sacred texts, is performed for the first time, at Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois.
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July 29, 2003: Two works by Libby Larsen (52) are performed for the first time, in Royal Albert Hall, London: Flee We to Our Lord to various sacred texts, and I It Am: The Shewings of Julian of Norwich for vocal soloists, chorus, and chamber orchestra to words of various sacred texts.
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August 20, 2003: Firebrand for flute/piccolo, violin, cello, and piano by Libby Larsen (52) is performed for the first time, in Angel Fire, New Mexico.
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October 24, 2003: The Womanly Song of God for treble chorus by Libby Larsen (52), to words of Catherine de Vinck, is performed for the first time, at Calvary Presbyterian Church, San Francisco.
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November 2, 2003: This Unbearable Stillness: Songs from the Balcony for soprano and string quartet by Libby Larsen (52), to words of Hilal and Shaben, is performed for the first time, in Hendricks Chapel of Syracuse University, New York. See 13 October 2008.
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January 25, 2004: Strut for band by Libby Larsen (53) is performed for the first time, at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi, Minnesota.
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April 29, 2004: Praise One for chorus and orchestra by Libby Larsen (53) is performed for the first time, in Jones Concert Hall, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.
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May 8, 2004: The Nothing that Is for baritone, two speakers, child’s voice, chorus, and several instruments by Libby Larsen (53), to various texts, is performed for the first time, in Kresge Auditorium of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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May 15, 2004: Yellow Jersey for two clarinets by Libby Larsen (53) is performed for the first time, in the Sara M. Snell Music Theatre, SUNY Potsdam.
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June 7, 2004: Pealing Fire for carillon by Libby Larsen (53) is performed for the first time, at the Memorial Chapel of the Culver Academies in Culver, Indiana.
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July 1, 2004: Concertino for tenor steel drum and chamber ensemble by Libby Larsen (53) is performed for the first time, in Egg Harbor, Wisconsin.
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July 2, 2004: River Fanfare for band by Libby Larsen (53) is performed for the first time, at Bay Point Park, Red Wing, Minnesota.
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July 10, 2004: Gavel Patter for piano-four hands by Libby Larsen (53) is performed for the first time.
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November 19, 2004: Two works for saxophone quartet are performed for the first time, in Symphony Space, New York: Wait a Minute by Libby Larsen (53), and Animal, Vegetable, Mineral by Steven Mackey (48).
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December 2, 2004: Natus Est Emmanuel for treble chorus by Libby Larsen (53), to anonymous words, is performed for the first time, at Luther College, Decorah, Iowa.
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December 11, 2004: The Shepherds and the Angels for vocal soloists, chorus, organ, and brass by Libby Larsen (53), to words of the Bible, is performed for the first time, in the National Cathedral, Washington.
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February 20, 2005: God So Loved the World for chorus by Libby Larsen (54) is performed for the first time, at Central Lutheran Church, Minneapolis.
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March 19, 2005: Western Songs for chorus by Libby Larsen (54), to words of American folksongs, is performed for the first time, at Danville Area High School, Pennsylvania.
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April 9, 2005: Fanfare for a Learned Man for brass quintet by Libby Larsen (54) is performed for the first time, at St. John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota.
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May 26, 2005: An Introduction to the Moon for tuned water glasses, recorded voice, and winds by Libby Larsen (54) is performed for the first time, at Apple Valley High School, Minnesota.
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June 4, 2005: I Dream of Peace for chorus and percussion by Libby Larsen (54) is performed for the first time, at the First Congregational Church, Corvallis, Oregon.
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June 17, 2005: Slow Structures for flute, cello, and piano by Libby Larsen (54) is performed for the first time, in Potsdam, Germany.
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July 20, 2005: Sifting Through the Ruins for mezzo-soprano, viola, and piano by Libby Larsen (54), to words of various writers, is performed for the first time, in Harris Hall, Aspen, Colorado.
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December 10, 2005: Cry Peace for chorus by Libby Larsen (54) is performed for the first time, at First Christian Church, Tampa, Florida.
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February 13, 2006: Trio in Four Movements for flute, viola, and harp by Libby Larsen (55) is performed for the first time, in Weigel Hall of Ohio State University, Columbus.
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February 15, 2006: Song Concerto for saxophones and chamber orchestra by Libby Larsen (55) is performed for the first time, in Hancher Auditorium, University of Iowa, Iowa City.
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March 5, 2006: Blue Windows for woodwind quintet and piano by Libby Larsen (55) is performed for the first time, in Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, New York.
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May 13, 2006: The Summer Day for treble chorus and string quartet by Libby Larsen (55), to words of Oliver, is performed for the first time, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
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June 17, 2006: Of Music for treble chorus and piano-four hands by Libby Larsen (55), to words of Dickinson, is performed for the first time, in Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church, Lafayette, California.
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August 17, 2006: Take for soprano and piano by Libby Larsen (55), to words of Atwood, is performed for the first time, in Chautauqua, New York.
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November 11, 2006: Every Man Jack, a chamber opera by Libby Larsen (55) to words of Littell, is performed for the first time, at Person Theatre, Sonoma State University, California.
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November 26, 2006: Engelberg: Trio for Brass and Organ for trumpet, horn, trombone, and organ by Libby Larsen (55) is performed for the first time, in Atlanta.
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February 4, 2007: I Lift My Eyes to the Hills for chorus, handbells, and organ by Libby Larsen (56) is performed for the first time, at Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church, Minneapolis.
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March 2, 2007: Whitman’s America for chorus by Libby Larsen (56), to words of Whitman, is performed for the first time, at Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church, Tampa, Florida.
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April 28, 2007: Crowding North for chorus, flute, oboe, bassoon, guitar, and string quintet by Libby Larsen (56), to words of D. Larsen, is performed for the first time, at Gettysburg College, Pennsylvania.
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December 2, 2007: Novum Gaudium for chorus by Libby Larsen (56), to words of Dean, is performed for the first time, in Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis.
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January 27, 2008: The Blackbird for male chorus and piano by Libby Larsen (57), to words of Stevens, is performed for the first time, at the National Gallery of Art, Washington.
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February 22, 2008: Evening in the Palace of Reason for string quartet and strings by Libby Larsen (57) is performed for the first time, at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, St. Paul, Minnesota.
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March 30, 2008: Far in a Western Brookland for tenor and piano by Libby Larsen (57), to words of Housman, is performed for the first time, at the Boston Conservatory of Music, Massachusetts.
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April 27, 2008: Four Meditations of Mechthild of Magdeburg for chorus, organ, and handbells by Libby Larsen (57) is performed for the first time, at Central Lutheran Church, Minneapolis.
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May 17, 2008: Forget-Me-Not for soprano, tenor, and piano by Libby Larsen (57), to anonymous words, is performed for the first time, at Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church, Minneapolis.
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May 18, 2008: To Sing for treble chorus and piano by Libby Larsen (57), to words of Zitnik, is performed for the first time, in Rosch Recital Hall, SUNY Fredonia.
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June 10, 2008: Quartet: She Wrote for string quartet by Libby Larsen (57) is performed for the first time, in Vinalhaven, Maine.
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June 20, 2008: Ricochet for two marimbas by Libby Larsen (57) is performed for the first time, in St. Paul, Minnesota.
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June 22, 2008: He Arose: Fanfare for Easter for two trumpets, two trombones, horn, and organ by Libby Larsen (57) is performed for the first time, in Minneapolis.
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July 12, 2008: Double String Quartet: JSB by Libby Larsen (57) is performed for the first time, in Lakeville, Connecticut.
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July 24, 2008: Concert Piece for bassoon and piano by Libby Larsen (57) is performed for the first time, at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
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September 19, 2008: Ancient Places for orchestra by Libby Larsen (57) is performed for the first time, at the Performing Arts Center, Winona State University, Minnesota.
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September 22, 2008: Bach 358 for orchestra by Libby Larsen (57) is performed for the first time, at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
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October 13, 2008: This Unbearable Stillness: Songs form the Balcony for soprano, percussion, celesta, and strings by Libby Larsen (57), to words of Hilal and Shaben, is performed for the first time. See 2 November 2003.
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February 16, 2009: Downwind of Roses in Maine for flute, clarinet, and percussion by Libby Larsen (58) is performed for the first time, at the University of Louisiana at Monroe.
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April 2, 2009: Picnic, an opera by Libby Larsen (58) to words of Holley after Inge, is performed for the first time, at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
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May 1, 2009: The Flower for baritone and piano by Libby Larsen (58), to words of Herbert, is performed for the first time.
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October 10, 2009: Encircling Skies for chorus, narrator, electronics, conch, didgeridoo, and orchestra by Libby Larsen (58) is performed for the first time, at Florida Atlantic University.
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October 25, 2009: Two works by Libby Larsen (58) are performed for the first time, in Saint Paul Lutheran Church, Denver: Celebration Mass: Lutheran Edition for chorus, organ, and optional handbells, brass, timpani, and Servant’s Prayer for chorus and piano to words of Milner-White and Briggs.
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October 31, 2009: A Book of Spells for treble voices and piano by Libby Larsen (58), to words of Budapest, is performed for the first time, at Cornell University.
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January 30, 2010: Cri de Coeur for euphonium and band by Libby Larsen (59) is performed for the first time, at Arlington Air Force Base, Virginia.
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March 5, 2010: The Peculiar Case of Dr. HH Holmes for baritone and prepared piano by Libby Larsen (59), to words of Mudgett, is performed for the first time, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
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March 26, 2010: Blue Piece for violin and piano by Libby Larsen (59) is performed for the first time.
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April 9, 2010: Chain of Hope for vocal soloist, actresses, baritone, and piano by Libby Larsen (59), to words of Holt, Soderberg, and the composer after various authors, is performed for the first time, at Downtown United Presbyterian Church, Rochester, New York.
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April 30, 2010: Like Blind Men Tapping in the Dark for marimba by Libby Larsen (59) is performed for the first time, in Minneapolis.
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May 3, 2010: Rodeo Queen of Heaven for clarinet, violin, cello, and piano by Libby Larsen (59) is performed for the first time, in Carnegie Hall, New York.
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May 8, 2010: Concord Fragments for treble chorus, oboe, clarinet, and piano by Libby Larsen (59), to words of Lidian Jackson Emerson, Martha Lawrence Prescott, and Melissa Apperson, is performed for the first time, in Concord, Massachusetts.
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June 18, 2010: In Such a Night for two violas and recorded voice by Libby Larsen (59) is performed for the first time, in Cincinnati.
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August 15, 2010: Ursa for tuba and wind ensemble or piano by Libby Larsen (59) is performed for the first time, in Twin Lake, Michigan.
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March 2, 2011: I Cried Unto God for tenor and piano by Libby Larsen (60), to words of the Psalms, is performed for the first time, at Murray State University, Kentucky.
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March 24, 2011: 79 Fossil Gestures for piano duo by Libby Larsen (60) is performed for the first time, at Webster Music Hall of the University of Minnesota, Duluth.
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April 15, 2011: The Moabit Sonnets for vocal soloists and chamber orchestra by Libby Larsen (60), to words of Haushofer (tr.Herter Norton) is performed for the first time, at Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon.
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June 12, 2011: If Music Be the Food of Love for chorus and piano by Libby Larsen (60), to words of Heveningham, is performed for the first time, in Bowie, Maryland.
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June 19, 2011: Three works by Libby Larsen (60) are performed for the first time, at Pepperdine University, Malibu, California: Three Love Songs for baritone and piano to words of Neruda, Donal Oge for soprano and piano to anonymous texts (tr.Gregory), and Stone Soup for three medium voices, narrator, and piano.
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October 4, 2011: Turn, Turn for baritone and piano by Libby Larsen (60), to words of Ringdal, is performed for the first time, in Bjorling Recital Hall, Gustavus Adophus College, St. Peter, Minnesota.
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January 15, 2012: Symphony: Forward for orchestra by Libby Larsen (61) is performed for the first time, in Norman, Oklahoma.
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March 16, 2012: And Another Thing for saxophone quartet by Libby Larsen (61) is performed for the first time, at Arizona State University.
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April 21, 2012: Alaska Spring for chorus and string quartet or piano by Libby Larsen (61), to words of Sexton, is performed for the first time, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Anchorage, Alaska.
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May 27, 2012: The Day of Pentecost for chorus, brass, and organ by Libby Larsen (61), to words of the Bible, is performed for the first time, at McFarlin Memorial United Methodist Church, Norman, Oklahoma.
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June 2, 2012: Ridge-Runner for trumpet and percussion by Libby Larsen (61) is performed for the first time, at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo.
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August 3, 2012: My Candle Burns for high voice and piano by Libby Larsen (61), to words of Millay, is performed for the first time.
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December 12, 2012: Lullay of the Nativity for voice and piano by Libby Larsen (61), to anonymous 15th century words, is performed for the first time, at the composer’s residence in Minneapolis.
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February 23, 2013: The Magdalene for soprano and piano by Libby Larsen (62), to words of the Pistis Sophia (tr.Mead & Sellew) is performed for the first time, at Baylor University, Waco, Texas.
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May 10, 2013: Full Moon in the City for bassoon and strings by Libby Larsen (62) is performed for the first time, at Oberlin Conservatory, Ohio.
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October 18, 2013: Ghosts of Old Pianos for piano duo by Libby Larsen (62) is performed for the first time, at Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln.
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December 13, 2013: Home for chorus and organ by Libby Larsen (62), to words of Dickinson, is performed for the first time, at Valparaiso University, Indiana.
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March 27, 2014: Monk’s Oboe for oboe and string quartet or piano by Libby Larsen (63) is performed for the first time, at Vanderbilt University, Nashville Tennessee.
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April 6, 2014: Matinee: The Fantom of the Fair for two solo voices, violin, cello, piano, and animated comic book by Libby Larsen (63), to words of Gustavson, is performed for the first time, at The Rivers School, Weston, Massachusetts.
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June 24, 2014: Eternal Ruler of the Ceaseless Round for chorus and organ by Libby Larsen (63) is performed for the first time, at Trinity Church, Boston.
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September 21, 2014: Sorrow Song and Jubilee for string quartet by Libby Larsen (63) is performed for the first time, in Houston.
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October 10, 2014: Big Bertha for band by Libby Larsen (63) is performed for the first time, at Harvard University.
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October 16, 2014: Look! Be: Leap; for treble chorus and piano by Libby Larsen (63), to words of Rukeyser, is performed for the first time, at Bowling Green State University, Ohio.
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February 11, 2015: Wie Schoen Leuchtet der Morgenstern for english horn, violin, viola, and piano by Libby Larsen (64) is performed for the first time, at the University of South Carolina, Columbia.
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February 12, 2015: String Quartet no.4 by Libby Larsen (64) is performed for the first time.
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February 13, 2015: Hestene Staar I Regnet for voice, Hardanger fiddle, and piano by Libby Larsen (64), to words of Andersen (tr.Loge), is performed for the first time.
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May 1, 2015: DDT for percussion by Libby Larsen (64) is performed for the first time, in Kilbourn Hall of the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York.
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June 12, 2015: The Birth Project for two or more sopranos and piano by Libby Larsen (64), to words of various writers, is performed for the first time, at Thayer Auditorium of the Colburn School of Music, Los Angeles.
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November 11, 2015: While We Are On Earth for treble chorus by Libby Larsen (64), to words of E. Roosevelt, Gibran, and Mother Teresa, is performed for the first time.
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May 20, 2016: Earth for orchestra by Libby Larsen (65) is performed for the first time, in Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore.
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February 7, 2017: 4 1/2: A Piano Suite by Libby Larsen (66) is performed for the first time, in Haddock Performance Hall, University of Idaho, Moscow.
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March 1, 2017: Stunned for viola by Libby Larsen (66) is performed for the first time, at the University of Georgia, Athens.
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March 7, 2017: The Children's Orchard for chorus by Libby Larsen (66), to words of Rukeyser, is performed for the first time, in the Minneapolis Convention Center.
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May 21, 2017: The Lillies for female chorus by Libby Larsen (66) to words of Kildegaard is performed for the first time.
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August 7, 2017: Pharaoh Songs, a cycle for baritone and piano by Libby Larsen (66) to ancient Egyptian words (tr.Foster), is performed for the first time, in Sundin Hall, Hamline University, St. Paul, Minnesota.