SATB/piano and solo violin (or flugelhorn); text by e.e. cummings; Commissioned and premiered by Haltom High School (Texas) on the Texas Music Educators Convention, Amy Allison, conductor “i carry your heart with me (I carry it in my heart) i am never without it (anywhere I go, you go…)” Publisher: Alliance 0726  

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SSA/piano; Psalm text (“I will lift up my eyes to the hills, to the mountains where comes my help…”); very melodically driven; written for Lynn Gackle and the Gulf Coast Treble Choirs Publisher: Alliance 0762

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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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SSAA/piano; [Ē-vo-ka-∫õ]; secular text;  for more advanced treble choirs; competition-type work; French poet, Alphonse de Lamartine (1790-1869); composed for Nova Voce Publisher: Alliance 0734

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Kyrie

SATB/unacc.; written for Dr. Gary Schwartzhoff and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Concert Choir for their recent tour to Europe; built on tritones, this work has an intense sense of yearning and human longing to find an anchor of peace. Publisher: published only on this website (www.zrstroope.com); not available through distributors 20-50 copies – $1.75/copy Over […]

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This epic mixed chorus work is offered with three different accompaniment options:  piano, wind ensemble, or orchestra (parts available from publisher); one of Randall’s five most performed works;  premiered on the Texas Choral Directors summer convention; performed by Hispalensis Ensemble (Madrid), San Francisco State University, Sbor KOS Litomysl CZ,  Aestas Vocis, Liturgikon Vocal Ensemble, etc. Publisher: Alliance […]

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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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