SSAATBB/unaccompanied; commissioned by the Oklahoma Choral Directors Association; text by Michelangelo; Italian language translation: “Love takes me captive, beauty binds my soul…”; 4’10” Premiered by the Oklahoma Music Educators Association – January 2019 Publisher: Alliance Music Publ. Released in print, January 2019
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 (AMP 0957) Treble version; (AMP 0956) mixed version
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
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 […]
Peter (Petrus) was a Galilean fisherman and the brother of Andrew. Early on, Peter had many seemingly contradicting tendencies – fickle one day, while fiercely committed the next; afraid of being accused as a religious zealot, but willing to sacrifice his life for his values; gentle but tempestuous; quick to anger, but infinite in his […]