Joseph Virgilio
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  • 15 Jul 2015, Article
  • A Whimsical Addition To Our Catalog
  • Gigue-'l-ette (eh tu da lu), a short, French dance in  compound time. Or, what one may have shouted in the parlor during an evening of fellowship after imbibing more than a social portion of potion . . . With tongue-in-cheek (the obviouos play on words for the title & subtitle, too) the work is a relatively simple etude for solo 'cello.  Originally composed for violin,  l ooking at the work over the years it seemed  with a change of key,  better suited for the cellist. ...
  • 07 Jan 2015, Article
  • Easter Tableaux - Additional Movements!
  • Mr. Joe's Music Company announces the availability of two additional sections of Easter Tableaux Op.40 , a cantata for contemporary Christian music ensembles.  For 2015, complementing currently available sections is the opening choral section, On A Donkey as well as the second section, The Conspiracy - a recitative for tenor (or baritone) soloist. On A Donkey is scored for SAB mixed voices with piano, bass and drumset accompaniment. This opener is recommended to be coupled with the hymn by Helen ...
  • 08 Dec 2014, Article
  • With Christmas Just Around The Corner, Cast An Eye Toward The Springtime!
  • CHOIR DIRECTORS , Mr Joe's Music is thrilled to finally make available this work for a trio of men's voices, As Peter Spaketh . Written in an ABA' setting, this a cappella work explores a mix of traditional and non-traditional harmonies to present the post-Easter hope promised in the writing of 1st Peter. " Though now you do not see Him, yet believing you rejoice " begin the voices, though somber, it is a mood of hopeful restraint.  As the work progresses it continually picks up momentum to prepare ...
  • 18 Aug 2014, Article
  • Easy But Regal!
  • Need something easy to add to that special Sunday morning service?  This simple arrangement of the standard hymn, Jesus The Very Thought Of You, from Mr Joe's Music Company will add a stately touch without over imposing upon the service. No additional purchases are necessary.  The score is complete with separate parts for the 5 brass instruments as well as a separate organ part all, included in the purchase price.
  • 22 May 2014, Article
  • PRAISE THE LORD!
  • Offered here for the first time from Mr Joe's Music Company is this exuberant setting of psalm 117.  Easy to perform and appropriate for any faith that includes the psalms in their principles.  The score is available for a limited time at the introductory cost of $2.50 US per copy.  The price includes a 1 year performance license. This particular setting was written as a gift for the departing pastor of Grace United Methodist Church.  A heartfelt thank you for all the love she ...
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