February 10, 2016
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Grantham’s La canción desesperada...grips from first to last, with a continuity and expressiveness fully suited to the choral medium. Grantham’s mastery of the art is...a significant addition


Audiophile Audition


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For a work with so supplicating a lyric, Grantham's Hymn often sounded dark, at times even threatening, with flashes of humor and an occasional folk music highlight.


Austin Chronicle


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I’ve previously had occasion in these pages to sing the praises of Donald Grantham (b. 1947) as one of America’s finest living composers of concert band music


Fanfare Magazine


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a delightful arrangement of "Exhilaration" saw a trio of violinists on their feet, more fiddlers than classical musicians


Austin Chronicle


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(The concert) began with Grantham’s “Fantasy on Mr. Hyde's Song”, a seven-minute piece of engaging materials


New York Times


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Then came an abrupt about-face, a loose, sensuous spin across the dance floor via Baron Cimetière's Mambo.


Austin Chronicle


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Donald Grantham, in his brilliant Southern Harmony , bestows a similarly innovative and ingenious treatment to American folk-based material...


Fanfare Magazine


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