As a choir composer Jørgen Emborg has been very productive and finished his fourth work for choir entitled Phazes in 2005. Lisa Freeman wrote the lyrics and the work was commissioned by the choir Majazz.
Since 1991 Jørgen Emborg has written 4 works for choir all with lyrics by Lisa Freeman. "Circle of songs" was commissioned by Michal Bojesen when he was a choirmaster for the Sct. Annæ high school choir. First performance was in 1992 by Cæcilie Norby as soloist. Hence came "Windows" in 1995.
In 2000 Michael Bojesen asked Jørgen Emborg to write a suite for the Danish Radio Girls Choir. Again Lisa Freeman wrote the lyrics and the work was entitled "4 Songs" The piece includes a part for double bass which was played by Chris Minh Doky. " of the songs were later recorded.
Listen to A childs prayer and Water
I 2001 an acapella arrangement made by Emborg of Emborg/Freemans "Song for Toots" was nominated as one of only four songs in the category "Jazz song of the year" in the "CARA Award 2001" (Contemporary A Cappella Music Award) in USA. Listen to Group 7 performing the piece here
You can buy the score to most of this music by contacting Jørgen Emborg - click here
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