My Dearest Ruth

Stacy Garrop (composer)

Instrumentation

  • Baritone
  • Clarinet in B
  • Violin
  • Violoncello
  • Piano
$30.99
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SKU
111-40300

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Powerfully poignant and equally tender, My Dearest Ruth is Garrop’s musical setting of the final love letter from Martin Ginsburg to his wife, the opera-loving Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, only days before Martin’s passing. Commissioned by the family to celebrate Justice Ginsburg’s 80th birthday, the work later became a highlight of the Cedille Records CD “Notorious RBG in Song.” My Dearest Ruth is a touching 6½-minute scene, touching in sound, deeply dramatic in meaning. Also available for Baritone and Piano, High Voice and Piano, High Voice and Chamber Ensemble, Mezzo-soprano and Piano, and Mezzo-soprano and Chamber Ensemble.
SKU: 111-40300
Duration: 6:40
Key: G minor
Tempo: Lovingly; free (q = 60)
Language: en
Text Source: Letter from Martin Ginsburg to his wife
Commission Notice: Commissioned by Jane Ginsburg and James Ginsburg in celebration of the 80th birthday of their mother, Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
Product Type: Score and Parts
Page count: 34
UPC: 6-80160-68330-7
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