NICK STRIMPLE
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Books

Choral Music in the Nineteenth Century, Amadeus Press (2008)


Choral Music in the Twentieth Century, Amadeus Press (2002)


Book Chapters

Music as Resistance, chapter in Jewish Resistance Against the Nazis, edited by Patrick Henry. Catholic University Press (2014)

 

"I Mean Now to Undertake the Oratorio Problem" - The Liszt Choral Works: A Conversation with Nick Strimple, chapter in Franz Liszt: A Chorus of Voices, edited by John Tibbetts and Michael Saffle. Pendragon Press (2012)

 

Choral Music in the Twentieth and Early Twenty-first Centuries, chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Choral Music, edited by André de Quadros. Cambridge University Press (2012)

 

Te Deum and The American Flag, chapter in Dvořák in America, edited by John Tibbetts. Amadeus Press (1993)

 

Articles

Choral Music in Theresienstadt 1941 - 1944, in The Orel Foundation On-line Journal (May 2010)

 

Dvořák's Saint Ludmila: Genesis, Premiere, and Aftermath, in American Choral Review (Winter/Spring 2006)

Hallelujah: 35 Great Sacred Choruses, booklet notes for EMI 2-CD compilation set (April 2004)


Music in Terezín: an Advocacy of Life, in Proceedings of the 56th Cantors Assembly International Conference (May 2004)


Pop Music in Worship: Some Observations from a Christian Perspective, in Journal of the Central Conference of American Rabbis (Winter 2002)


The Choral Music of Leoš Janáček: an Annotated Discography, in The Choral Journal (May 1998)


The Choral Works of Antonin Dvořák: an Annotated Discography, in The Choral Journal (April 1997)


Dvořák’s Stabat Mater, booklet notes for Hanssler Verlag CD, conducted by Helmut Rilling (1995)


What Would We Have Lost? article on Terezín in Oregon Bach Festival Journeys (1995); reprinted in Minnesota Chorale Newsletter (November 1995)


Bartok: First String Quartet, "Contrasts," and the Male Chorus Folksong Arrangements, program notes for the J. Paul Getty Museum, in Getty Summer Concert Series Program Book (1994)


Music from Terezín, program notes for the Oratorio Society of New York, in Carnegie Hall Stagebill (May 1993)


Dvořák’s Saint Ludmila, program notes for the Oratorio Society of New York, in Carnegie Hall Stagebill (March 1993)


Concerning John Guthmiller’s Article on Dvořák’s Choral Music, article-length letter to the Editor, in The Choral Journal (December 1991)


An Introduction to the Choral Music of Roy Harris, in The Choral Journal (May 1982)


A Brief Look at Hymnody in the Reformations of Martin Luther and Jean Calvin, in Worship and Arts (April-May 1974)


The Function of Music in Contemporary Worship, in The Choral Journal (May 1971); reprinted in Worship and Arts (June-July 1971); reprinted in Music Bulletin of the Diocesan Music Commission, San Diego (April-May 1976)


Creative Hymnology at the University of Southern California, in Music Ministry (September 1970); reprinted in The Choral Journal (March 1971)

 

 

REMIERE HIGHLIGHTS

Zacharti Lach, premiered by the London Youth Choir conducted by Suzi Digby OBE at St. Sepulchre Without Newgate Church in London, England on 26 October 2015.

Two Flowers, premiered by the Hollywood Master Chorale at the Hollywood First Lutheran Church on 9 June 2013 (concert repeated on 22 June 2013) under the direction of Lauren Buckley.
 

RECENT FILM

100 Voices: A Journey Home

Strimple is featured in this documentary.

 

RECENT COMMISSIONS

Corpus Christi

commissioned by The Golden Bridge. Scheduled for premiere 17 September 2016.

Prelude and Fugue

commissioned by Jo-Michael Scheibe for the USC Thornton Chamber Singers. Scheduled for premiere 21 October 2016.

A Christmas Flourish

commissioned by the USC Thornton University Chorus. Scheduled for premiere 30 November 2016.

The Praise of Christmas

commissioned for Voce by Anne Denholm, The Royal Harpist. Scheduled for premiere in December 2016.

Variations for Organ

commissioned by Weichung Zhou.

As Yet Untitled (for Violin & Piano)

commissioned by Jaroslav Svěcený and Václav Mácha.

 

Sappho Fragments

commissioned by the ISHA Trio.

 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Chapter in Jewish Resistance Against the Nazis, edited by Patrick Henry. (Catholic University of America Press, 2014)

 

Choral Music in the Twentieth and Early Twenty-first Centuries, chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Choral Music, edited by André de Quadros. (Cambridge University Press, 2012)

 

RECENT MUSIC PUBLICATIONS

Teach Us, O Lord for two-part chrous, organ, and optional congregation, published by Pavane Publishing, 2016.

God Is With Us for unison chrous, organ, and optional congregation, published by Pavane Publishing, 2016.

The Mother of God for SSAA and piano, published by Pavane Publishing, 2016.

In My Craft or Sullen Art for SSAA and piano, published by Pavane Publishing, 2016.

Leshoni Konanta Elohai for cantor, SATB chorus, and piano, published by Pavane Publishing, 2016.

Lord, You've Been Our Dwelling Place for SATB, organ, and optional congregation, published by Pavane Publishing, 2015.

 

Daily Prayer for SATB, organ, and optional congregation, published by Pavane Publishing, 2015.

 

Two Little Pieces on Text by Dr. Watts for SATB chorus, published by Pavane Publishing, 2015.

PHOTOS FROM THE ARCHIVE

Richard Willis and Nick Strimple in Waco, Texas, 1969.
 

Strimple and Larry King prior to Beverly Hills Christmas Celebration, 2004.

 

Strimple with Christopher Norris and Delbert Mann, following a concert in Beverly Hills, 1995

 

Nick Strimple and Walter Matthau, Beverly Hills, 1991.

 
 

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