SPECTRA (Nature’s Eternal Sunrise) SATB/orchestra; John Muir (naturalist), text; 4’35” Premiered March 2019 “Fountains of life! Eternal sunrise! Radiant white beams of light, And prisms on the crystal rocks. Mountains and prairies, The meadows and valleys, Flush of alpenglow, All nature rejoices! Snow is melting is music, singing stream bankfull of melodies rising with rhythm […]

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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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SATB/piano Given as a gift to my friends, David and Ann Bauer Poetry by James Agee: “Sure on this shining night of star made shadows round, Kindness must watch for me this side the ground.” Publisher: Mark Foster 3057

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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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SSA/piano/oboe; this recording conducted by Z. Randall Stroope and Bel Canto (youth ensemble); one of Randall’s most performed works;  found on a broad cross-section of programs from secondary and university treble choirs, to community and professional ensembles; is also available for flute choir. Publisher: Alliance 0392

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flute choir;  premiered at the National Flute Association arr. by Phyllis Avidan Louke; Please contact Tony Sessions at Alliance Music Publishing for a score. Publisher: Alliance

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SSA / piano Text: Maria Rainer Rilke “But all that touches us, you me, together, like a single bow” Commissioned by George Malkasian for Bella Voce Publisher: Walton HL08501823

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