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Gerard Crotty

Arranger, Composer, Performer

Born: 1958 Died: 1988

Biography

Gerard Malcolm Crotty was born Te Awamutu 6-6-58, died Auckland 26-8-88. Educated Korakonui Primary School, Sacred Heart College, Auckland (1972-5), Loretto Hall Catholic Training College (1978-80). As a Marist Brother, served in Mirimar, Wellington and Auckland, taught in Intermediate and Secondary Schools. 1983 served as assistant to JE Weir, took final vows. A church organist 1974-82. ATCL. Attended Victoria Univ of Wgtn (Senior Scholar) BMus (1986). Composer-in-residence Wgtn Youth Orchestra 1983. 1985 became Director of Music at the Catholic Cathedral, Wgtn. Mus. Dir. of Youth Liturgy for the Papal visit of 1986. Winner of Wgtn City Council Music Award in 1984 and 1985.

List of works selected from holdings at the Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington.


Composed (24)

Dance

for orchestra


Duet For Violin And Viola

for violin and viola


Etude

for 3 pianos - 6 hands


Gospel Acclamation

for choir and ensemble


Iesu: Ambient Music For Church

for voices and ensemble


Metamorphosis

music for dance


Night Voices

for violin and piano


Psalm 145

for voices and ensemble


Reflection

for contralto and piano


Salve Regina

for soprano, oboe, violins, cello and harpsichord


Sonatina No. 2

for orchestra


Song From Amos

music theatre for mezzo-soprano, narrator, dancer and ensemble


The Artist - Chinatown

for alto and piano


The Good Shepherd

for cantor and STB choir


To Our Lady In Winter

for trebles, TB chorus


Two Movements For Brendan

for clarinet and piano


Verses for Soprano and Clarinet

for soprano and clarinet


Which Was Also

music theatre for 6 actors, percussion and ensemble



Arranged (2)


Resources (1)