1) SATB / piano (or flute, oboe and strings) 2) Three-part mixed / piano 3) SSA / piano 4) TBB / piano 5) SA / piano Holocaust 1943 text: “I believe in the sun, even when it is not shining, and I believe in love, even when there’s no one there. And I believe in […]

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Five versions: 1) SATB / piano 2) SSA / piano 3) TBB / piano 4) SA / piano 5) SAB / piano Instrumental parts: strings, oboe “I believe in the sun, even when it is not shining, and I believe in love, even when there’s no one there. And I believe in God even when […]

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SATB / piano or string quartet and oboe (or optional flute / oboe with piano / strings) “I believe in the sun, even when it is not shining, and I believe in love even when there’s no one there…” Has been a central musical cohesive force at several U.S. tragedies –  anniversary of Columbine High […]

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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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Two voicings: 1) SATB/piano 2) SSA/piano Optional brass/perc. Accompaniment Macaronic text (English/Latin mix); Latin text: “From Carmina Burana; The sun warms everything, Even when I am away.” Performed on at least 8 all-states; performed by over 2000 schools in the United States. Publisher: Heritage 15/2134H

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SSA / piano or SATB/piano;   [Three accompanimental versions: SSA/piano, brass quintet, or full orchestra];  instrumental parts available from publisher. Written in the same vein as “Inscription of Hope” and “The Poet Sings” Publisher: Heritage 15/2135H-3

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SSA/piano;  Message of encouragement  and dedication; She’s somewhere and I hear her sing, her words in timeless memory – “Stay the course, light a star, change the world where e’er you are.” Publisher: Heritage 15/1376H (treble version)

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SATB / piano Commissioned by Choirs of America; Goeffrey McQueen, president West coast premier – Los Angeles, April 2014 East coast premier – Carnegie Hall, April 2014 Publisher: Heritage Music Press 15/3256H

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