“Smith's ‘Parables’ - to Gerard Manley Hopkins' ‘The Windhover,’ ‘Pied Beauty,’ and ‘God's Grandeur’ - proved to be rewarding, solidly constructed contemporary essays.”
– The Santa Fe New Mexican

Music Excerpts

The following selections are in standard mp3 format. They are offered in Hi (128 kbps) for broadband users and Lo (48 kbps) for dial-up users. You can playback the clips with the Play button. play button (requires Flash 6 or higher) or download them with the Download button. download button* for playback using your favorite mp3 player. If you experience problems playing clips from this page, then please download* them for playback using another mp3 player.

To hear complete selections, visit Robert Edward Smith's page at SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/robert-edward-smith

All compositions by Robert Edward Smith.

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Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp

excerpt from first movement, :38 mins.
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Siciliènne for Strings

excerpt, 1:33 mins.
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God's Grandeur from Parables for tenor and strings

excerpt, :40 mins.
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Sonata II for Violin and Piano

excerpt from third movement, 1:42 mins.
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