nobelSubtitled “A Symphony For Peace And Justice,” this is Heitzeg’s most monumental composition to date. Originally commissioned by Gustavus Adolphus College to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prizes, this CD is a live recording of the premiere performance at the College on October 2, 2001.

Nobel Symphony was performed a second time on April 18, 2004 with an interactive media component.

Featured musicians
  • The Gustavus Orchestra
    Warren Friesen, conductor
  • The Gustavus Choir
    Gregory Aune, conductor
  • Christ Chapel Choir
    Patricia Kazarow, conductor
  • The Lucia Singers
    Patricia Snapp, conductor
  • The Metropolitan Boys Choir
    Bea Hasselmann, director
  • The Mankato Children’s Choir
    Julie Aune, cirector
  • International Students (Peace Chant)
    Jenifer Ward, coordinator
  1. Reading of Composer’s Words
  2. Preamble for Known and Unknown Worlds
  3. Narration
  4. I. Literature: War is wide…
  5. II. Chemistry: Anthem and Elements
  6. Proclamation for Economic Justice
  7. III. Economics: To have and have not
  8. IV. Physics: Universal Scherzo
  9. Proclamation for the Sick and Suffering
  10. V. Physiology or Medicine: Chaconne for Healing
  11. Narration / Peace Chant
  12. VI. Peace: Circles of Compassion
  13. Postlude for the Rights Of All
Audio Samples

Excerpt from movement VI. Peace: Circles of Compassion