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    This game is devoted to lesser-known works of American composers, and cougarjuno has picked his 20 favorites. When the voting is complete, I'll announce the top ten selected by our participating members.

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    1. You may vote once daily. In addition, your voting sessions must be at least 6 hours apart.

    2. When you vote, you will have 10 points to distribute as you wish except that no work may receive more than 6 points.

    3. The game ends with the first work to reach 100 points.

    Let's Vote:

    Bolcom - Fantasia Concertante for Viola, Violoncello and Orchestra - 2 (+2)
    Chadwick - Rip Van Winkle Overture - 0
    Dawson - Negro Folk Symphony - 0
    Del Tredici - Paul Revere's Ride - 0
    Diamond - Symphony no. 6 - 0

    Fine - The Hour Glass - 0
    Foote - Four Character Pieces after the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - 0
    Gould - Tap Dance Concerto - 0
    Harris - Symphony no. 11 - 2 (+2)
    Hovhaness - Prelude and Quadruple Fugue, op. 128 - 2 (+2)

    MacDowell - Sea Pieces, op .55 - 0
    Mennin - Concertanto "Moby Dick" - 0
    Parker - Organ Concerto in E Flat minor, op. 55 - 0
    Persichetti - Symphony no. 9 "Janiculum" - 0
    Piston - Viola Concerto - 4 (+4)

    Price - Mississippi River Suite - 0
    Rorem - String Symphony - 0
    Sowerby - Organ Concerto in C - 0
    Still -Suite for Violin and Piano - 0
    Thomson - Stabat Mater for Soprano and String Quartet - 0

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    Bolcom - Fantasia Concertante for Viola, Violoncello and Orchestra - 2
    Chadwick - Rip Van Winkle Overture - 0
    Dawson - Negro Folk Symphony - 6 (+6)
    Del Tredici - Paul Revere's Ride - 0
    Diamond - Symphony no. 6 - 0

    Fine - The Hour Glass - 0
    Foote - Four Character Pieces after the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - 0
    Gould - Tap Dance Concerto - 2 (+2)
    Harris - Symphony no. 11 - 4 (+2)
    Hovhaness - Prelude and Quadruple Fugue, op. 128 - 2

    MacDowell - Sea Pieces, op .55 - 0
    Mennin - Concertanto "Moby Dick" - 0
    Parker - Organ Concerto in E Flat minor, op. 55 - 0
    Persichetti - Symphony no. 9 "Janiculum" - 0
    Piston - Viola Concerto - 4

    Price - Mississippi River Suite - 0
    Rorem - String Symphony - 0
    Sowerby - Organ Concerto in C - 0
    Still -Suite for Violin and Piano - 0
    Thomson - Stabat Mater for Soprano and String Quartet - 0
    I treat my music like I treat my pets. It’s something to own, care about and curate with attention to detail. From a blog by hjr.

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    Bolcom - Fantasia Concertante for Viola, Violoncello and Orchestra - 2
    Chadwick - Rip Van Winkle Overture - 0
    Dawson - Negro Folk Symphony - 6
    Del Tredici - Paul Revere's Ride - 0
    Diamond - Symphony no. 6 - 3 (+3)

    Fine - The Hour Glass - 0
    Foote - Four Character Pieces after the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - 2 (+2)
    Gould - Tap Dance Concerto - 2
    Harris - Symphony no. 11 - 4
    Hovhaness - Prelude and Quadruple Fugue, op. 128 - 2

    MacDowell - Sea Pieces, op. 55 - 2 (+2)
    Mennin - Concertanto "Moby Dick" - 0
    Parker - Organ Concerto in E Flat minor, op. 55 - 0
    Persichetti - Symphony no. 9 "Janiculum" - 0
    Piston - Viola Concerto - 4

    Price - Mississippi River Suite - 0
    Rorem - String Symphony - 0
    Sowerby - Organ Concerto in C - 3 (+3)
    Still - Suite for Violin and Piano - 0
    Thomson - Stabat Mater for Soprano and String Quartet - 0

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    Bolcom - Fantasia Concertante for Viola, Violoncello and Orchestra - 2
    Chadwick - Rip Van Winkle Overture - 0
    Dawson - Negro Folk Symphony - 6
    Del Tredici - Paul Revere's Ride - 0
    Diamond - Symphony no. 6 - 3

    Fine - The Hour Glass - 0
    Foote - Four Character Pieces after the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - 2
    Gould - Tap Dance Concerto - 2
    Harris - Symphony no. 11 - 4
    Hovhaness - Prelude and Quadruple Fugue, op. 128 - 2

    MacDowell - Sea Pieces, op. 55 - 2
    Mennin - Concertanto "Moby Dick" - 3 (+3)
    Parker - Organ Concerto in E Flat minor, op. 55 - 0
    Persichetti - Symphony no. 9 "Janiculum" - 0
    Piston - Viola Concerto - 4

    Price - Mississippi River Suite - 4 (+4)
    Rorem - String Symphony - 0
    Sowerby - Organ Concerto in C - 3
    Still - Suite for Violin and Piano - 3 (+3)
    Thomson - Stabat Mater for Soprano and String Quartet - 0

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    Bolcom - Fantasia Concertante for Viola, Violoncello and Orchestra - 2
    Chadwick - Rip Van Winkle Overture - 0
    Dawson - Negro Folk Symphony - 6
    Del Tredici - Paul Revere's Ride - 0
    Diamond - Symphony no. 6 - 3

    Fine - The Hour Glass - 0
    Foote - Four Character Pieces after the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - 2
    Gould - Tap Dance Concerto - 2
    Harris - Symphony no. 11 - 4
    Hovhaness - Prelude and Quadruple Fugue, op. 128 - 6 (+4)

    MacDowell - Sea Pieces, op. 55 - 2
    Mennin - Concertanto "Moby Dick" - 3
    Parker - Organ Concerto in E Flat minor, op. 55 - 0
    Persichetti - Symphony no. 9 "Janiculum" - 0
    Piston - Viola Concerto - 10 (+6)

    Price - Mississippi River Suite - 4
    Rorem - String Symphony - 0
    Sowerby - Organ Concerto in C - 3
    Still - Suite for Violin and Piano - 3
    Thomson - Stabat Mater for Soprano and String Quartet - 0

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    Bolcom - Fantasia Concertante for Viola, Violoncello and Orchestra - 2
    Chadwick - Rip Van Winkle Overture - 0
    Dawson - Negro Folk Symphony - 12 (+6)
    Del Tredici - Paul Revere's Ride - 0
    Diamond - Symphony no. 6 - 3

    Fine - The Hour Glass - 0
    Foote - Four Character Pieces after the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - 2
    Gould - Tap Dance Concerto - 2
    Harris - Symphony no. 11 - 4
    Hovhaness - Prelude and Quadruple Fugue, op. 128 - 6

    MacDowell - Sea Pieces, op. 55 - 2
    Mennin - Concertanto "Moby Dick" - 3
    Parker - Organ Concerto in E Flat minor, op. 55 - 0
    Persichetti - Symphony no. 9 "Janiculum" - 0
    Piston - Viola Concerto - 10

    Price - Mississippi River Suite - 8 (+4)
    Rorem - String Symphony - 0
    Sowerby - Organ Concerto in C - 3
    Still - Suite for Violin and Piano - 3
    Thomson - Stabat Mater for Soprano and String Quartet - 0
    I treat my music like I treat my pets. It’s something to own, care about and curate with attention to detail. From a blog by hjr.

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    Bolcom - Fantasia Concertante for Viola, Violoncello and Orchestra - 2
    Chadwick - Rip Van Winkle Overture - 0
    Dawson - Negro Folk Symphony - 12
    Del Tredici - Paul Revere's Ride - 0
    Diamond - Symphony no. 6 - 3

    Fine - The Hour Glass - 2 (+2)
    Foote - Four Character Pieces after the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - 5 (+3)
    Gould - Tap Dance Concerto - 2
    Harris - Symphony no. 11 - 8 (+4)
    Hovhaness - Prelude and Quadruple Fugue, op. 128 - 6

    MacDowell - Sea Pieces, op. 55 - 2
    Mennin - Concertanto "Moby Dick" - 3
    Parker - Organ Concerto in E Flat minor, op. 55 - 1 (+1)
    Persichetti - Symphony no. 9 "Janiculum" - 0
    Piston - Viola Concerto - 10

    Price - Mississippi River Suite - 8
    Rorem - String Symphony - 0
    Sowerby - Organ Concerto in C - 3
    Still - Suite for Violin and Piano - 3
    Thomson - Stabat Mater for Soprano and String Quartet - 0

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    Bolcom - Fantasia Concertante for Viola, Violoncello and Orchestra - 3 (+1)
    Chadwick - Rip Van Winkle Overture - 0
    Dawson - Negro Folk Symphony - 12
    Del Tredici - Paul Revere's Ride - 0
    Diamond - Symphony no. 6 - 4 (+1)

    Fine - The Hour Glass - 2
    Foote - Four Character Pieces after the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - 7 (+2)
    Gould - Tap Dance Concerto - 2
    Harris - Symphony no. 11 - 8
    Hovhaness - Prelude and Quadruple Fugue, op. 128 - 6

    MacDowell - Sea Pieces, op. 55 - 3 (+1)
    Mennin - Concertanto "Moby Dick" - 3
    Parker - Organ Concerto in E Flat minor, op. 55 - 3 (+2)
    Persichetti - Symphony no. 9 "Janiculum" - 0
    Piston - Viola Concerto - 11 (+1)

    Price - Mississippi River Suite - 9 (+1)
    Rorem - String Symphony - 0
    Sowerby - Organ Concerto in C - 4 (+1)
    Still - Suite for Violin and Piano - 3
    Thomson - Stabat Mater for Soprano and String Quartet - 0

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    Bolcom - Fantasia Concertante for Viola, Violoncello and Orchestra - 3
    Chadwick - Rip Van Winkle Overture - 0
    Dawson - Negro Folk Symphony - 12
    Del Tredici - Paul Revere's Ride - 0
    Diamond - Symphony no. 6 - 4

    Fine - The Hour Glass - 2
    Foote - Four Character Pieces after the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - 7
    Gould - Tap Dance Concerto - 2
    Harris - Symphony no. 11 - 8
    Hovhaness - Prelude and Quadruple Fugue, op. 128 - 6

    MacDowell - Sea Pieces, op. 55 - 3
    Mennin - Concertanto "Moby Dick" - 6 (+3)
    Parker - Organ Concerto in E Flat minor, op. 55 - 3
    Persichetti - Symphony no. 9 "Janiculum" - 0
    Piston - Viola Concerto - 11

    Price - Mississippi River Suite - 13 (+4)
    Rorem - String Symphony - 0
    Sowerby - Organ Concerto in C - 4
    Still - Suite for Violin and Piano - 6 (+3)
    Thomson - Stabat Mater for Soprano and String Quartet - 0

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    Bolcom - Fantasia Concertante for Viola, Violoncello and Orchestra - 3
    Chadwick - Rip Van Winkle Overture - 0
    Dawson - Negro Folk Symphony - 12
    Del Tredici - Paul Revere's Ride - 0
    Diamond - Symphony no. 6 - 4

    Fine - The Hour Glass - 2
    Foote - Four Character Pieces after the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - 7
    Gould - Tap Dance Concerto - 2
    Harris - Symphony no. 11 - 12 (+4)
    Hovhaness - Prelude and Quadruple Fugue, op. 128 - 6

    MacDowell - Sea Pieces, op. 55 - 3
    Mennin - Concertanto "Moby Dick" - 6
    Parker - Organ Concerto in E Flat minor, op. 55 - 3
    Persichetti - Symphony no. 9 "Janiculum" - 0
    Piston - Viola Concerto - 17 (+6)

    Price - Mississippi River Suite - 13
    Rorem - String Symphony - 0
    Sowerby - Organ Concerto in C - 4
    Still - Suite for Violin and Piano - 6
    Thomson - Stabat Mater for Soprano and String Quartet - 0

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    Bolcom - Fantasia Concertante for Viola, Violoncello and Orchestra - 3
    Chadwick - Rip Van Winkle Overture - 0
    Dawson - Negro Folk Symphony - 18 (+6)
    Del Tredici - Paul Revere's Ride - 0
    Diamond - Symphony no. 6 - 4

    Fine - The Hour Glass - 2
    Foote - Four Character Pieces after the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - 7
    Gould - Tap Dance Concerto - 2
    Harris - Symphony no. 11 - 12
    Hovhaness - Prelude and Quadruple Fugue, op. 128 - 6

    MacDowell - Sea Pieces, op. 55 - 3
    Mennin - Concertanto "Moby Dick" - 6
    Parker - Organ Concerto in E Flat minor, op. 55 - 3
    Persichetti - Symphony no. 9 "Janiculum" - 0
    Piston - Viola Concerto - 17

    Price - Mississippi River Suite - 17 (+4)
    Rorem - String Symphony - 0
    Sowerby - Organ Concerto in C - 4
    Still - Suite for Violin and Piano - 6
    Thomson - Stabat Mater for Soprano and String Quartet - 0
    I treat my music like I treat my pets. It’s something to own, care about and curate with attention to detail. From a blog by hjr.

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    Bolcom - Fantasia Concertante for Viola, Violoncello and Orchestra - 3
    Chadwick - Rip Van Winkle Overture - 1 (+1)
    Dawson - Negro Folk Symphony - 18
    Del Tredici - Paul Revere's Ride - 1 (+1)
    Diamond - Symphony no. 6 - 4

    Fine - The Hour Glass - 2
    Foote - Four Character Pieces after the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - 7
    Gould - Tap Dance Concerto - 3 (+1)
    Harris - Symphony no. 11 - 16 (+4)
    Hovhaness - Prelude and Quadruple Fugue, op. 128 - 6

    MacDowell - Sea Pieces, op. 55 - 3
    Mennin - Concertanto "Moby Dick" - 6
    Parker - Organ Concerto in E Flat minor, op. 55 - 3
    Persichetti - Symphony no. 9 "Janiculum" - 0
    Piston - Viola Concerto - 19 (+2)

    Price - Mississippi River Suite - 17
    Rorem - String Symphony - 0
    Sowerby - Organ Concerto in C - 5 (+1)
    Still - Suite for Violin and Piano - 6
    Thomson - Stabat Mater for Soprano and String Quartet - 0

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    Bolcom - Fantasia Concertante for Viola, Violoncello and Orchestra - 3
    Chadwick - Rip Van Winkle Overture - 1
    Dawson - Negro Folk Symphony - 18
    Del Tredici - Paul Revere's Ride - 1
    Diamond - Symphony no. 6 - 4

    Fine - The Hour Glass - 2
    Foote - Four Character Pieces after the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - 11 (+4)
    Gould - Tap Dance Concerto - 3
    Harris - Symphony no. 11 - 16
    Hovhaness - Prelude and Quadruple Fugue, op. 128 - 6

    MacDowell - Sea Pieces, op. 55 - 3
    Mennin - Concertanto "Moby Dick" - 9 (+3)
    Parker - Organ Concerto in E Flat minor, op. 55 - 3
    Persichetti - Symphony no. 9 "Janiculum" - 0
    Piston - Viola Concerto - 19

    Price - Mississippi River Suite - 17
    Rorem - String Symphony - 3 (+3)
    Sowerby - Organ Concerto in C - 5
    Still - Suite for Violin and Piano - 6
    Thomson - Stabat Mater for Soprano and String Quartet - 0
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    Bolcom - Fantasia Concertante for Viola, Violoncello and Orchestra - 5 (+2)
    Chadwick - Rip Van Winkle Overture - 1
    Dawson - Negro Folk Symphony - 18
    Del Tredici - Paul Revere's Ride - 1
    Diamond - Symphony no. 6 - 7 (+3)

    Fine - The Hour Glass - 2
    Foote - Four Character Pieces after the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - 13 (+2)
    Gould - Tap Dance Concerto - 3
    Harris - Symphony no. 11 - 16
    Hovhaness - Prelude and Quadruple Fugue, op. 128 - 6

    MacDowell - Sea Pieces, op. 55 - 3
    Mennin - Concertanto "Moby Dick" - 9
    Parker - Organ Concerto in E Flat minor, op. 55 - 5 (+2)
    Persichetti - Symphony no. 9 "Janiculum" - 0
    Piston - Viola Concerto - 19

    Price - Mississippi River Suite - 17
    Rorem - String Symphony - 3
    Sowerby - Organ Concerto in C - 6 (+1)
    Still - Suite for Violin and Piano - 6
    Thomson - Stabat Mater for Soprano and String Quartet - 0

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    Bolcom - Fantasia Concertante for Viola, Violoncello and Orchestra - 5
    Chadwick - Rip Van Winkle Overture - 1
    Dawson - Negro Folk Symphony - 18
    Del Tredici - Paul Revere's Ride - 1
    Diamond - Symphony no. 6 - 7

    Fine - The Hour Glass - 2
    Foote - Four Character Pieces after the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - 13
    Gould - Tap Dance Concerto - 3
    Harris - Symphony no. 11 - 16
    Hovhaness - Prelude and Quadruple Fugue, op. 128 - 10 (+4)

    MacDowell - Sea Pieces, op. 55 - 3
    Mennin - Concertanto "Moby Dick" - 15 (+6)
    Parker - Organ Concerto in E Flat minor, op. 55 - 5
    Persichetti - Symphony no. 9 "Janiculum" - 0
    Piston - Viola Concerto - 19

    Price - Mississippi River Suite - 17
    Rorem - String Symphony - 3
    Sowerby - Organ Concerto in C - 6
    Still - Suite for Violin and Piano - 6
    Thomson - Stabat Mater for Soprano and String Quartet - 0

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