MP3 Eugenie Rocherolle played by Julie Rivers - Spinning Gold
Modern romantic music in traditional classical forms
28 MP3 Songs
CLASSICAL: Traditional, CLASSICAL: Contemporary
Eugénie Rocherolle, composer, lyricist, pianist, and teacher, began an early publishing career in choral music and in 1978, with the success of her first piano solo collection, established herself
as one of the leading American composers of piano repertoire.
A graduate from Newcomb College of Tulane University, Eugénie also had a course of study with Nadia Boulanger in Paris. In 1995, she was honored as the outstanding Newcomb alumna.
A "Commissioned by Clavier" composer, she was also one of seven composer members of the National league of American Pen Women whose works were chosen to be presented in a concert at the Terrace Theater in the Kennedy Center. Awards from the Pen Women include a first place for both piano and choral in biennial national competitions. Among her commissions are works for combined chorus and orchestra and for solo and duo piano.
Mrs. Rocherolle''s creative output also includes works for solo voice, chorus, concert band, musical theater, and chamber music. Her piano publications include original music for the WB Solo Library, the Composers Spotlight Series, arrangements fir the WB Christian Piano Library and Looney Tunes Piano Library, as well as independent works for solo piano; one piano, four hands; and two pianos. She is a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP); Connecticut Composers Inc,; and the National federation of Music Clubs. Her biographical profile appears in the International Who''s Who in Music, Baker''s Biographical Dictionary of 20th Century Classical Musicians, International Encyclopedia of Women Composers, Who''s Who of American Women, and Who''s Who in the East.
Eugenie Rocherolle writes music which features her great melodic gifts...Julie Rivers is a skillful and sensitive pianist...congratulations to both composer and performer for a disc with wide appeal." Dr. Jocelyn Mackey, Professor Emerita of Musicology, Ball State University.
"...delightful recording...I enjoyed it. " Dave Brubeck
"beautiful piano selections from Julie Rivers; she has a great deal of talent." Delano Lewis, President, National Public Radio