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
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