Abandon (Rodin’s Muse)

SATB div./unacc.  Rainer Maria Rilke, poet,  wrote this text of the impassioned relationship of sculptors Rodin and Camille Claudel:. Commissioned by Kelly Parmenter, Conductor, and the Colorado Choir. This work not for sale until January 2022. $65.00 (allows for purchaser to make as many copies as needed)

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All So Still

SATB/unacc;  “He came all so still Where his mother was, As dew in April That falleth on the grass…. Mother and maiden Was never none but she!  Well may [might] such a lady God’s mother be.” Publisher: Mark Foster Music MF 540

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Amor de Mi Alma

SSATB/opt. piano, TTBB 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 SSATB version: Walton Music – WJMS […]

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And Sure Stars Shining …

SATB/piano There will be rest, and sure stars shining, Over the roof-tops crowned with snow. A reign of rest, serene forgetting, The music of stillness holy and low.   Sarah Teasdale Commissioned by the West Point Military Academy. Publisher:  Alliance Music Publishers, Houston, Texas SATB/piano – AMP 1085 (Also available in SSA/piano, AMP 1084)

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Caritas et Amor

SSATBB/unacc;  Randall wrote this work with frequent references to the well-known  antiphon, Ubi Caritas.  He then built sonic reflections on that, using new material. Randall conducts this work annually for mass at the Vatican.  It has been performed widely, including the Philippine Madrigal Singers, UP Marill Chorale, International Festival Roma (Music Celebrations, Int’l), among others, etc. […]

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Carmina Pax

Carmina Pax (Songs of Peace) Publisher:  www.zrstroope.com 30-minute choral/orchestral work in seven movements, each encountering a different aspect of conflict and peace. Commissioned and premiered by the Arlington Master Chorale, Arlington, TX; with additional funding by Doug and Nickie Burns. Professional recording available on Spotify. “Peace” can narrowly be seen as an an absence of […]

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The authorship of the original text  of CHRISTI MUTTER (Stabat Mater) is still unresolved. But what is clear is the vividness, unmatched tenderness, and profound sadness of a mother watching her son die on a cross. The work features three “characters” in this epic and profoundly sad event. The first is the mother – “Christi […]

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Cloths of Heaven, The

SATB/piano (also available in TTBB/piano); text by William Butler Yeats; performed by the Santa Fe Desert Chorale, Turtle Creek Chorale, Bournemouth Male Choir, among many others, etc. Published: Colla Voce – 45-21062 (Mixed Version) Published: Colla Voce – 48-96760 (TTBB Chorus)

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Come Dwell in My Garden

SATB/piano (also written for a soprano/baritone duet and piano);  Randall wrote this work in Lithuania on a choir tour, upon the announcement that two of his choristers were getting married.  “Come dwell in my garden, let me hear your voice, let me touch your robe, come dwell in my garden – my song of songs.” Publisher: Colla […]

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