Rosephanye Powell’s beautiful art songs make a commanding statement, both artistically and historically.

Langston Dreams Music Cover, Rosephanye Powell, Gentry Publications

Rosephanye Powell’s recently released, Langston Dreams, is comprised of 4 peoms by Mr. Hughs and set to music. These are contemporary art songs that should be a part of every vocal student’s study and performance repertoire. Langston Dreams is available in both low voice and high voice.

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Music Cover image for Rosephanye Powell's "Then, Here and Now" art song

Then, Here and Now refers to the spirituals sung in times of slavery and their relevance today. Then, Here and Now includes four titles for both high voice and low voice.

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Music Cover for Rosephanye Powell's "Miss Whatley's Garden" JG0731 137868

Miss Wheatley’s Garden is named after and derives from the remarkable story of African-American poet, Phillis Wheatley. Miss Wheatley’s Garden is suitable for solo voices from high school and older.

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Langston Dreams Music Cover, Rosephanye Powell, Gentry Publications

Langston Dreams – Vocal Solo

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The words of Langston Hughes resound more today than ever for justice, truth and freedom. Rosephanye Powell has selected 4 poems by Mr. Hughes and set them to music: 1. I Dream A World, 2. To Sit And Dream, and 3. Hold Fast To Dreams. These are contemporary art songs that should be a part of every vocal student’s study and performance repertoire. Available in high JG0745 and low JG0746 voice.

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Langston Dreams Music Cover, Rosephanye Powell, Gentry Publications

Langston Dreams – Vocal Solo

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The words of Langston Hughes resound more today than ever for justice, truth and freedom. Rosephanye Powell has selected 4 poems by Mr. Hughes and set them to music: 1. I Dream A World, 2. To Sit And Dream, and 3. Hold Fast To Dreams. These are contemporary art songs that should be a part of every vocal student’s study and performance repertoire. Available in high JG0745 and low JG0746 voice.

Purchase Langston Dreams for High Voice

$19.99

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JG0745

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Then, Here and Now – Low Voice

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Four art songs from the pen of Rosephanye Powell bring honor and tribute to African American music and educators. The title, THEN, HERE AND NOW, refers to the spiritual’s use during slavery (then) and its relevance today (here and now). Titles include: Oppressed (Go Down, Moses), Healing (Balm in Gilead), Dying (I Wanna Die Easy), Protest (Joshua Fought the Battle of Jericho)

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$19.99

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JG0748

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Then, Here and Now – High Voice

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Four art songs from the pen of Rosephanye Powell bring honor and tribute to African American music and educators. The title, THEN, HERE AND NOW, refers to the spiritual’s use during slavery (then) and its relevance today (here and now). Titles include: Oppressed (Go Down, Moses), Healing (Balm in Gilead), Dying (I Wanna Die Easy), Protest (Joshua Fought the Battle of Jericho)

Purchase Then, Here and Now for High Voice

$19.99

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JG0747

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Music Cover for Rosephanye Powell's "Miss Whatley's Garden" JG0731 137868

Miss Wheatley’s Garden – Vocal Solo

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Miss Wheatley’s Garden is a beautiful art song collection and is named after America’s first African-American poet, Phillis Wheatley. Her story is remarkable and fascinating all on its own. African-American composer, Rosephanye Powell, has set music to the poetry of other historical African-American women, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Angelina Weld Grimké, Georgia Douglas Johnson, for solo voice and piano. This collection makes a first and commanding statement, both artistically and historically. Miss Wheatley’s Garden is for solo voices from high school and older.

Purchase Miss Wheatley’s Garden Vocal Solo for Medium Low Voice

$19.99

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JG0731

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Music Cover for Rosephanye Powell's "Miss Whatley's Garden" JG0731 137868

Miss Wheatley’s Garden – Vocal Solo

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This beautiful art-song collection is named after America’s first African-American poet, Phillis Wheatley. Her story is remarkable and fascinating all on its own. African-American composer, Rosephanye Powell, has set music to the poetry of other historical African-American women, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Angelina Weld Grimké, Georgia Douglas Johnson, for solo voice and piano. This collection makes a first and commanding statement, both artistically and historically. For solo voices from high school and older.

Purchase Miss Wheatley’s Garden Vocal Solo for Medium High Voice

$19.99

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JG0730

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About Rosephanye Powell

An American choral composer, singer, professor, and researcher, Rosephanye Dunn Powell has been hailed as one of America’s premier composers of choral music. She has a diverse and impressive catalogue of works published by some of the nation’s leading publishers, including the Hal Leonard Corporation, the Fred Bock Music Company/Gentry Publications, Oxford University Press and Alliance Music Publications.

Her compositions include sacred and secular works for mixed chorus, women’s chorus, men’s chorus, and children’s voices. Her style of composition has been characterized by beautiful melodies, strong rhythmic emphasis, rich harmonies often derived from African-American popular styles, and varied vocal textures including counterpoint.

Her influences include African-American musical styles; the choral works of J.S. Bach, G.F. Handel, Mozart and Verdi; the art songs of William Grant Still, Undine Smith Moore, Fernando Obradors, Samuel Barber, Emmanuel Chabrier; and the spiritual arrangements of H.T. Burleigh, J. Rosamond Johnson, William Dawson, Hall Johnson, Lena McLin, and Roland Carter. Powell’s works are popular throughout the world, especially in Europe and Asia. She is in constant demand as a composer-in-residence, clinician, adjudicator, conductor, and performer.

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