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Amazing American Composer October 24, 2010

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Abbie Betinis of Minnesota is being programmed by all the “Bigs” in choral music: Anton Armstrong, Dale Warland, Scott MacPherson and many others. This piece grows and grows, swirling around in perpetual and very melodic motion. Soprano, Alto and tenor solos and group glissandos add drive and interest. What an amazing piece by an amazing composer. Her website: http://www.abbiebetinis.com

Title: Bar xizam (Upward I rise)
Composer: Abbie Betinis
Voicing: SATB accompanied SAT solos

From Yhinx YouTube channel
“The Saint Olaf Choir performs “Bar xizam (Upward I rise)” by Abbie Betinis at the North Central ACDA conference (American Choral Directors Association) on March 5, 2010 in Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, MN. ”

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