TTBB/piano/oboe Randall has set this very popular text (“Danny Boy”) to a new tune and harmonization; men’s chorus, oboe and piano.  Establishes a sound palette that is heart-wrenching and yearning all at the same time; for a chorus with great expressive capability. Publisher: Colla Voce 48-96720

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SATB/piano or TTBB/piano Recorded by Oklahoma State University Concert Chorale, Z. Randall Stroope, conducting Poetry by Edmund Waller; written for Peggy Graff, Birdville High School, TX; mixed version premiered at the 2014 Texas Music Educator’s Convention by Amy Allibon and the Birdville High School Chorale; men’s chorus version sung at the 2015 Texas Music Educators […]

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TBB/piano Poet: James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938) American author, educator, poet and civil rights activist; “This land is ours by right of birth. This land is ours by right of toil; We helped to turn its virgin earth. Our sweat is in its fruitful soil.” Publish: Heritage Music Press

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TTBB/finger cymbals (multiple sets); Text:  The astronomer, Galileo, invented the telescope, allowing the first human to view the four satellites or rings of Jupiter observe a supernova, and many other amazing sights in the stars.  Galileo wrote a treatise (Siderejus Nuncius) which describes his astronomical discoveries.  This work sets to music much of the cover […]

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TTBB/string quartet (or piano) – Length 3:05 Text by Christopher Smart, from Jubilate Deo (Britten’s Rejoice in the Lamb utilizes much of same text);  poet had many fantastic mental images in writing, including fetish for the alphabet; quick, quirky, and exciting to sing;  recently performed by the California All-State Men’s Chorus, and on 2017 Texas All-State […]

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