Amor de Mi Alma (TTBB version)

TTBB (opt piano) Three versions: TTBB (opt piano), SSATB version, or solo (high) voice & piano version; Four Spanish Sonnets of Garcilaso de la Vega 1) En tanto que de rosa y azucenda 2) Si para refrenar este deseo loco 3) Hermosas ninfas que (published separately) 4) Amor de mi alma (published separately) Publisher of […]

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Danny Boy (new tune, not an arrangement)

TTBB/piano/oboe Randall has set this very popular text (“Danny Boy”) to a new tune and harmonization; TTBB chorus, oboe and piano.  Establishes a sound palette that is heart-wrenching and yearning all at the same time; for a chorus with great expressive capability. Publisher: Colla Voce 48-96720

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Dies Irae

TBB/piano (also published for SSA/piano, SATB/piano) apocalyptic and epic text; work shows off skill of pianist Performed by the Ohio State University Men’s Glee Club, University of North Texas Men’s Ensemble, Oregon State University Meistersingers, Calgary  (Canada) TTBB Chorus, and many others. Publisher: AMP 0616 (TBB)

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Go Lovely Rose

SATB/piano or TTBB/piano Z. Randall Stroope, conductor Poetry by Edmund Waller; written for my dear friend, Peggy Graff; mixed version premiered at the 2014 Texas Music Educator’s Convention; TTBB version sung at the Texas Music Educators Convention. Publisher: SATB Alliance AMP 0940 Publisher: TTBB Alliance AMP 0944

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Starry Messenger

TTBB/finger cymbals(multiple sets) or tambourine; Text:  The astronomer, Galileo, invented the telescope, allowing the first human to view the four satellites or rings of Jupiter observe a supernova, and many other amazing sights in the stars.  Galileo wrote a treatise (Siderejus Nuncius) which describes his astronomical discoveries.  This work sets to music much of the […]

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Tarantella

  TTBB/string quartet (or piano) – Length 3:05 Text by Christopher Smart, from Jubilate Deo (Britten’s Rejoice in the Lamb utilizes much of same text);  poet had many fantastic mental images in writing, including fetish for the alphabet; quick, quirky, and exciting to sing;  recently performed by the California All-State Men’s Chorus, and on 2017 Texas All-State […]

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