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Rachel DeVore Fogarty (1980-     )

Rachel DeVore Fogarty received both her M.M. in Composition and her B.M. in Piano from Belmont University. Her works have been commissioned, awarded and performed by organizations in the U.S. and internationally, including ACDA, KMEA, IAWM, the Bryan Symphony, the Oak Ridge Symphony, St. Olaf's College, the Brooklyn Youth Chorus, SACRA/PROFANA, Oklahoma State University, University of Kentucky, Conundrum, Tapestry Singers, Muse (Cincinnati Women's Ensemble), the Young New Yorker's Chorus, the Concert Chorale of Nashville, the Six Degree Singers, the Festival Singers of Atlanta and VocalEssence. Her works have been chosen for inclusion in Vox Reflexa's New Millennium Composers project, the Cro Patria Choir Festival and in the London Contemporary Church Music Festival. Recent projects include a commissioned chamber opera of Maupassant's The Necklace with director Mo Zhou and librettist/playwright Danny Rocco, as well as co-writing the music for a new musical, Unbelievable, with director Sam Scalamoni. Her choral arrangement of “Silver Bells” was featured in the 2016 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade performed by Sarah McLachlan and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus. As an active collaborative pianist, Fogarty’s talents take her throughout the United States, performing as a rehearsal pianist with national Broadway tours including the musicals Elf and Anything Goes. She has also played for special guests such as President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

COMPOSITIONS                                                    Fogarty Links     ~ ~ ~     Works by Genre
To My Dear and Loving Husband, high voice and piano (2004) [text: Anne Bradstreet]
Alleluia, chorus [SATBB, SSAAA, TTBB] (2006; revised 2008)
Spoon River, baritone or tenor or soprano or mezzo-soprano and chamber orchestra (2006-08)
Mindful of You, medium voice, oboe and piano (2008) [text: Edna St. Vincent Millay]
i carry your heart, chorus (2009)
I carry your heart, soprano and piano (2009) [text: by e.e. cummings
I Sang for Joy female chorus [SSAA] (2010)
Flying, female chorus [SSAA], oboe, violin, and cello (2010)
To See a World, mezzo-soprano, flute, clarinet and piano (2010) [text: William Blake]
Elegy, voice, clarinet and piano, clarinet (2010; rev. 2017) [text: Walt Whitman]
It's All I Have to Bring, chorus [SAB] and piano (2011) [text: Emily Dickinson]
Ring Out, Wild Bells, chorus (2012)
At no time was any of this untrue, string quartet (2012; rev. 2013)
I Would Live in Your Love, high voice and piano (2012) [text: Sarah Teasdale]
The face of all the world has changed, high voice and piano (2013) [text: Elizabeth Barrett Browning]
Leave My Heart Its Songs, chorus (2014)
Song of the Shepherd, chorus and violin (2014)
In Flanders Fields, chorus, flute, and percussion (2014)
As the rain hides the stars, soprano and guitar (2014)
Sehnsucht Songs, voice and piano (2014)
The Necklace, chamber opera, soprano, mezzo-soprano, baritone and piano (2015) [libretto: Danny Rocco]
Beside Thy Manger, female chorus [SSAA] (2015)
​Six Haiku Preludes, string quartet (2015)
Say Little Things, high voice and piano (2016) [text: Amy Lowell]
Sea Poppies, voice and piano (2016) [text: H.D.]
Yangtze River Songs, medium voice and flute (2016)
The Snow Blossoms, female chorus [SSA] and harp (2017)
It Sifts from Leaden Sieves, chorus (2017)
Space to be Lonely, high voice and piano (2017)
In August, voice and piano (2017) [text: Babette Deutsch]
Manhattan: The Unpeopled City and Crowds, mz-soprano, flute and harp (2017)
Mindful of You, chorus (2018)
Heaven-Haven, female chorus [SSA] (2018)
Stories I Heard Yesterday, voice and piano (2018) [text: Hilda Conkling]
To the Flowers that Spring, female chorus [SSAA with divisi] (2019)
My God to Thee I Call, chorus (2019)
Root ye the living tree, chorus, female chorus, soprano solo, clarinet, cello, and piano (2019)
On Crescent Street at 38th Avenue, soprano, violin, horn and piano (2019)
Emptied of the known you, voice and piano (2019)
For Xana, on the Stilwell F Train, 10:25pm, chorus (w/divisi) and piano (2020) [text: Zoë Sonnenberg]
Anxiety, male chorus [TTBB] (2020) [text: D.H. Lawrence]
Unbelievable, musical (2021, in progress) [book: John DeVore; lyrics: Kevin Fogarty]
A Thousand Faces, musical (2021, in progress) [book: Eric Lane; lyrics: Kevin Fogarty]
​Persuasion, operetta (2021, in progress) [libretto: Douglas Murray]


WORKS BY GENRE                                                            Fogarty Links     ~ top of page ~
Dramatic/Theater
The Necklace, chamber opera, soprano, mezzo-soprano, baritone and piano (2015) [libretto: Danny Rocco]
Unbelievable, musical (2021, in progress) [book: John DeVore; lyrics: Kevin Fogarty]
A Thousand Faces, musical (2021, in progress) [book: Eric Lane; lyrics: Kevin Fogarty]
​Persuasion, operetta (2021, in progress) [libretto: Douglas Murray]

Choral
Alleluia, chorus [SATBB, SSAAA, TTBB] (2006; revised 2008)
i carry your heart, chorus (2009)
I Sang for Joy female chorus [SSAA] (2010)
Flying, female chorus [SSAA], oboe, violin, and cello (2010)
It's All I Have to Bring, chorus [SAB] and piano (2011) [text: Emily Dickinson]
Ring Out, Wild Bells, chorus (2012)
Leave My Heart Its Songs, chorus (2014)
Song of the Shepherd, chorus and violin (2014)
In Flanders Fields, chorus, flute, and percussion (2014)
Beside Thy Manger, female chorus [SSAA] (2015)
The Snow Blossoms, female chorus [SSA] and harp (2017)
It Sifts from Leaden Sieves, chorus (2017)
Mindful of You, chorus (2018)
Heaven-Haven, female chorus [SSA] (2018)
To the Flowers that Spring, female chorus [SSAA with divisi] (2019)
My God to Thee I Call, chorus (2019)
Root ye the living tree, chorus, female chorus, soprano solo, clarinet, cello, and piano (2019)
For Xana, on the Stilwell F Train, 10:25pm, chorus (w/divisi) and piano (2020) [text: Zoë Sonnenberg]
Anxiety, male chorus [TTBB] (2020) [text: D.H. Lawrence]

Chamber
At no time was any of this untrue, string quartet (2012; rev. 2013)
 - Planted 12 Jack-in-the-Pulpits
  - After that read most of a novel
 - Later that evening there was a storm
 - That night the clouds were really bright
​Six Haiku Preludes, string quartet (2015)

Vocal
To My Dear and Loving Husband, high voice and piano (2004) [text: Anne Bradstreet]
Spoon River, baritone or tenor or soprano or mezzo-soprano and chamber orchestra (2006-08)
Mindful of You, medium voice, oboe and piano (2008) [text: Edna St. Vincent Millay]
I carry your heart, soprano and piano (2009) [text: by e.e. cummings
To See a World, mezzo-soprano, flute, clarinet and piano (2010) [text: William Blake]
Elegy, voice, clarinet and piano, clarinet (2010; rev. 2017) [text: Walt Whitman]
 - Lilacs
 - Dooryard
 - Thrush
I Would Live in Your Love, high voice and piano (2012) [text: Sarah Teasdale]
The face of all the world has changed, high voice and piano (2013) [text: Elizabeth Barrett Browning]
As the rain hides the stars, soprano and guitar (2014)
Sehnsucht Songs, voice and piano (2014)
 - From a Car-Window
 - Red May
 - The Taxi
Say Little Things, high voice and piano (2016) [text: Amy Lowell]
 - Prime
 - Dreams
 - Aftermath
Sea Poppies, voice and piano (2016) [text: H.D.]
Yangtze River Songs, medium voice and flute (2016)
 - Companions
 - Tears
 - Night Thoughts
 - In Absence
 - Clearing at Dawn
Space to be Lonely, high voice and piano (2017)
 - Extinguish My Eyes
 - Home Again
 - Evening
 - Loss
In August, voice and piano (2017) [text: Babette Deutsch]
Stories I Heard Yesterday, voice and piano (2018) [text: Hilda Conkling]
 - But I cannot forget
 - The Little Stream
 - A river in her heart
 - The words of their loveliness
 - Golden Wave
Manhattan: The Unpeopled City and Crowds, mz-soprano, flute and harp (2017) [w/animated illustrations by Laura Boren] [text:Evelyn Scott]
 - From Brooklyn
 - Startled Forests
 - Snow Dance
 - Lights at Night
 - Crowds
On Crescent Street at 38th Avenue, soprano, violin, horn and piano (2019)
 - A Piece of Quiet
 - Small
Emptied of the known you, voice and piano (2019)
 - Altitude
 - Interim
 - Wild Duck
Root ye the living tree, soprano, clarinet, cello and piano (2019) [Can be excerpted from the larger choral work]
 - I wake and feel the fell of dark, not day
 - A Blooming Yellow Rose
 - When I Rise Up


FOGARTY LINKS                                                            Works by Genre      ~ top of page ~
Meet The Composer - Rachel Devore Fogarty (MusicSpoke)
One from the Folder: Repertoire Thoughts for Women’s/Treble Choirs (Shelbie L. Wahl-Fouts, ChoralNet)
A Thousand Faces: The Lon Chaney Musical
Unbelievable: A New Musical

Composer's website   . . .   contact Rachel DeVore Fogarty:  here

Fogarty @ Concert Chorale of Nashville
Fogarty @ LinkedIn

Publisher
Fogarty @ Composer's website
Fogarty @ Colla Voce
Fogarty @ Kandinsky Music
Fogarty @ MusicSpoke
Fogarty @ See-A-Dot Music Publishing
Fogarty @ Sparrow & Birch Press

Streaming Audio
Fogarty @ Composer's website
Fogarty @ SoundCloud

Recordings
Fogarty @ Amazon.com
Fogarty @ Apple Music
Fogarty @ Discogs

Video
Fogarty @ YouTube Channel
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Fogarty @ Facebook
Fogarty @ Google Video

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