PSALM 121

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Piece Title : Psalm 121
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Composer / Arranger : Diemer, Emma Lou
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Emma Lou Diemer  (born 1927) is a native of Kansas City, MO. She studied piano from an early age, wrote piano pieces as a child, and began to play organ in church at age 13. She decided to be a composer about that time with a strong interest also in piano, taking lessons at the K.C. Conservatory (with Wiktor Labunski).

Dr. Diemer was instrumental in founding the electronic/computer music centre at UCSB and helped to develop the Ph.D./DMA degrees in composition as well as other aspects of the curriculum. She has written many works of varying difficulty, from hymns and songs to concertos and symphonies. Diemer's many awards include a Louisville Student Award (for a suite for orchestra), the Arthur Benjamin Award for "Quiet Music" from Eastman (for the second movement of her 2nd symphony/dissertation), and a Kennedy Center Friedheim Award in Orchestral Music for her 1991 piano concerto.

She was composer-in-residence with the Santa Barbara Symphony from 1990-92, and the 1995 Composer of the Year of the American Guild of Organists.

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Publisher :C. Alan Publications
Publishers Website :www.c-alanpublications.com
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C. Alan Publications was founded in 1989 to fill a need for high-quality percussion literature.  Since that time, they have adhered to the highest standards of music integrity in the percussion music they publish.  In 1997, they added a line of concert band music to their catalogue, which continues to flourish.  More recently they added music for orchestra (youth, string and full), brass ensemble, chorus, jazz ensemble and chamber ensembles. 

In addition they are the sole distributor of 'Whole Sum Productions' percussion catalogue (WS).  Their music receives extensive exposure through performances on international concerts, clinics and conventions and is widely available on compact disc.

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