SSATB/baritone solo/unacc.; Philadelphia poet/composer, Robert Lowry, wrote this beautiful tune.  Anna Bartlett Warner (Long Island) wrote this text;  arranged by Randall Stroope, this is a song of hope and faith. Publisher: Alliance 0300  

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SATBB/unaccompanied; Sara Teasdale, poet;  this has fast become one of Randall’s most performed works; recordings by Corale Zumellese (Mel, Italy),  Vox Co. (Vancouver), University of Miami (Jo-Michael Scheme, conducting), Syracuse University, Blue Lake International Choir, Calgary (Canada) University, etc. Publisher: Walton Music WJMS1041

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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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SSATB/2 violins/piano; Kahil Gibran, poet; “Beauty is life when life unveils her holy face. You are life and you are the veil. Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror. You are eternity and you are the mirror…” Premiered February 2019 Note: E-music purchases are for printed music only, and do not include part […]

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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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This performance conducted by the composer: “JUDASKUSS” (The Kiss of Judas) is the first movement of Triptych. (2nd movement – CHRISTI MUTTER  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vV3P…  and 3rd movement – PETRUS.   Judas “explains” why he felt forced to betray Jesus. [Transl. from German] “I was just fulfilling the scriptures. He urged me to do it, so I had […]

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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. Published only on this website (www.zrstroope.com); not available through distributors. Note: E-music purchases are for […]

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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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