Lamentations of Jeremiah

SATB/piano; This epic work is offered in three different accompaniment options:  piano, wind ensemble, or orchestra (parts available from publisher); one of Randall’s five most performed works;  commissioned by Texas Choral Directors Association; performed by Hispalensis Ensemble (Madrid), Sbor KOS Litomysl CZ,  Aestas Vocis, Liturgikon Vocal Ensemble, etc. Publisher: Alliance 475

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Let Us Go into the House of the Lord

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.” Publisher: Mark Foster 2041  

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The Love of Truth

One of Randall’s newest releases.   He captured the “musical sense” of the heroic, rising above the fray, and a life in search of truth and fairness for all in this text by  Marcus Aurelius – the last of the “Five Good Emperors” of Rome.  Aurelius kept a personal “journal”  (meditations) which contained his philosophy of […]

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My Flight For Heaven

Robert Herrick, poet: “Charm me asleep and melt me so. With thy decious numbers, That being ravished, Hence, I go. Away in easy slumbers”   Two versions: 1) SATB/oboe/piano 2) SSAA/oboe/piano (audio file above) Publisher: Alliance (AMP 0957) Treble version; (AMP 0956) mixed version

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Noche Serena (Night Serene)

SAATB/unacc. Fran Luis de León, Spanish poet; premiered at Texas Music Educators Convention; commissioned by Allen High School (Texas). Publisher: Alliance 0881

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Northwest Passage

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

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Odysseus and the Sirens

SSATB/sopr, solo/piano/crotales; from the epic text, depicting the journey of Odysseus (the mythological seafarer) as he approaches the Island of the Sirens; Randall performed this work on the Southwestern ACDA convention; written and premiered for Dr. Trent Brown the choirs at Florida Gulf Coast University  

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Omnia Sol

Macaronic text (English/Latin mix); Latin text: From Carmina Burana – “The sun warms everything, even when I am away.” Two voicings: 1) SATB/piano 2) SSA/piano Optional brass/perc.   Performed on at least 10 all-states; performed by over 3200 choirs in the United States. Publisher: Heritage 15/2134H

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