Critical Editions of Music & Program Notes


The following editions and performances materials are available:
  • Jan Dismas Zelenka: Capriccios
  • Johann Christoph Graupner: Lobet den Herrn alle Heiden
  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber: Stabat Mater
  • Four Early American Spirituals. Various composers
  • William Billings: I am the Rose of Sharon
  • William Billings: Invocation by William Billings
  • Hatfield. From Manuscript at Newburyport, Massachusetts, 1794
  • Marie-Emanuelle Bayon-Louis: Fleur d’Épine [1776]
  • Baroque ensemble realization of Johann Sebastian Bach’s The Art of Fugue

Program annotations are available for almost every work listed in the orchestral and choral repertoire lists.
Abraham's program notes present readable and detailed materials incorporating the most current scholarship available for each and every work.

A complete list of materials will appear here in the future, but please do not hesitate to request use of his notes for your concert program.

Some of the organizations and programs for which Abraham has given pre-concert talks and provided program annotations include:
  • The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
  • The Arts Center at Strathmore
  • Indiana Baroque Festival
  • Apollo's Fire (Cleveland's Baroque Orchestra)
  • Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)
  • Eindhovens kamerkoor, Netherlands
  • The Concert Society at Maryland
  • Brandywine Baroque
  • Handel Choir of Baltimore
  • The Bach Sinfonia
  • Plectra Records
  • Dorian/Sono Luminus Records
  • University of Maryland School of Music
  • The Falls Church Chamber Orchestra
  • Borders Books & Music
  • American University
  • Swathmore College
  • Washington Conservatory of Music