Conversion of Saul, The

SSAATTBB/unacc; Latin text; Randall set this epic text (the first section of words he wrote) to to describe Saul’s dramatic event on the road to Damascus; often used in international choral competitions; sung by UT Vocal Ensemble (winner of 2016 European Grand Prix for Choral Singing, Lorenzo Donato – conductor), Sofia Vocalensemble Sweden, Tomsic University Slovenia, […]

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Dance for Love

SATB/piano;  (Also TTBB version); Civil War text; subject of perseverance, love & homecoming; commissioned by Choirs of America; recorded by New American Voices. “The cannons are silent, no drum o’er the hedge row; just the sound of rain on summer wheat; I dance to beauty, I dance to laughter… I dance for love.” SATB – […]

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Danse Macabre

SATB/piano (E-Music download) French; very fast-paced, high energy work.  Show piece for both the chorus and virtuosic pianist.   “Tap, tap tap – Death rhythmically taps a tomb with his heel… white skeletons flit across the gloom, running and leaping beneath their huge shroud!” $65.00 (allows for purchaser to make as many copies as needed)

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Dies Irae (SATB)

SATB/piano (also available for SSA/pno and TBB/pno); apocalyptic and epic text; needs piano collaborator with strong skill ; dramatic opener or closer Publisher:  Alliance Music Publ.  AMP 1090 (SATB)

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Dona Nobis Pacem

SATB/sop. solo/organ Large festival hymn with organ and tutta forza ending; performed on St. Olaf Christmas Special. Publisher: Mark Foster 2099

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SATB/Virtuoso Piano Collaborator (4 movements) Commissioned by the Music Teachers National Association (work that features the piano, “accompanied by choir”)  James Johnson, pianist Water lilies are not securely grounded. Rather, they are tossed by wind, pounded by rain, and their large, leathery floating leaves wither in dry seasons. Still, water lilies survive. They manage to return year after […]

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Four Spanish Sonnets

SATB/div. (1 & 2 unacc.; nos. 3 & 4 with piano); “Amor de mi alma” is one of Randall’s three most widely performed works 1) En tanto que de rosa y azucenda 2) Si para refrenar deste deseo loco 3) Hermosas ninfas que 4) Amor de mi alma Nos. 3 and 4 are offered individually […]

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Glastonbury Thorn

SATB/Sopr. or Mezzo Solo/Piano – Unpublished.  EM Grant Jameson (grant.emusicmarketing@gmail.com) for information on purchasing this work. Glastonbury (pronounced “glah-stuhn-bree”) is a town in southwest England known for its natural beauty, ancient sites, myths, and King Arthur legends.  It overlooks the marshes of the Somerset Levels.  Glastonbury and surrounding areas are a pilgrimage for New Age […]

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Go Lovely Rose

SATB/piano or TTBB/piano Poetry – Edmund Waller; written for my dear friend, Peggy Graff; mixed version premiered at the Texas Music Educator’s Convention SATB Alliance AMP 0940 (Alliance Music Publ) TTBB Alliance AMP 0944 (Alliance Music Publ)

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SATB div/piano Recording on YouTube and Spotify:  Z. Randall Stroope, conducting. Written for the Fairfax Choral Society, Doug Mears, Director; Garcilaso de la Vega, poet. Third work  in a set, titled Four Sonnets by Garcilaso de la Vega (“Amor de mi alma” is the fourth movement) Publisher: Walton Music #1513

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