Sep 26, 2008, 8:48 PM
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2009 is the Year of the Rubaiyat. It marks the 200 year anniversary of Edward FitzGerald's birth and the 150 year anniversary of the first publication of his poem, The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. To celebrate, composer Jim Gadzik has set FitzGerald's first translation to music for SATB chorus with piano accompaniment. The work is 40 minutes long. You can listen to the music by clicking on the following website:
Listen to the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam set to music
If anyone is interested in performing this work, the composer can by contacted by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or at the following address: Jim Gadzik, 7 Turkeyhill Circle, Westport, Connecticut, USA, 06880
Both sheet music and lyric sheet are available.
(This post was edited by gj0001 on Jul 9, 2009, 5:38 PM)