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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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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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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SATB/organ Randall wrote this work for his parents as a parting gift, three months before both of them passed, four days apart:  “I was glad when they said unto me, let us go into the house of the Lord.” Free audio download as part of the album, “Let Us Go into the House of the Lord” (“Recording” […]

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Two versions: 1) SATB/oboe/piano 2) SSAA/oboe/piano (audio file above) Commissioned by Nova Voce Poetry by Robert Herrick: “Charm me asleep and melt me so. With thy decious numbers, That being ravished, Hence, I go. Away in easy slumbers” Publisher: Alliance

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Written for David Edmonds and the University of Montana choirs; a set of 3 shorter works; 1. A Willow By the River, 2.  Mountains, 3.  The Prairie; works are for SATB/piano (or SATB/orchestra) E. C. Schirmer Piano/Choral, No. 1.3438; Orchestra full score, No. 1.2453; Parts,  No. 1.3454

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