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 […]
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 […]
SSATB/soprano solo/piano/crotales; depicts the journey of Odysseus (the mythological seafarer) as he approaches the Island of the Sirens; epic text. Randall performed this work on the 2016 Southwestern ACDA convention in Kansas City. Written for Dr. Trent Brown the choirs at Florida Gulf Coast University.
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
SATB/piano or SATB/orchestra (parts available from publisher); poetry of Robert Frost; one of Randall’s five most popular works; at its core, this is a work about a relationship – that no matter how small or large a task, it is more meaningful when the two people are there together. Performed by St. Olaf choir on […]
SSA /piano/flute/oboe; this recording performed by Bel Canto, Z. Randall Stroope – conductor; frequent all-state work (Texas, New Mexico, and many other all-state choirs), as well as community treble ensembles and university choirs. Publisher: Alliance 463
SSAA/piano Commissioned by Capital City Girl’s Choir, North Carolina; dramatic work from the book of Revelation; four vocal parts throughout; piano part shows off skill of seasoned pianist Publisher: Alliance 0765
SATB/piano; Carl Fischer (CM9607); Poet – Lord George Gordon Byron, described as “mad, bad and dangerous to know,” is one of the greatest British poets. He was known for his brilliant use of the English language, as well as his flamboyant lifestyle and romantic escapades. Scholars believe that Byron wrote She Walks in Beauty in 1814 […]