Three Metaphysical Motets

SATB/unacc. 1) The Collar (2:37) 2) I Saw Eternity the Other Night (1:52) 3) At the Round Earth’s Imagin’d Corners (2:48) Publisher: Alliance

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Triptych

Three movement work consisting of Judaskuss (The Kiss of Judas) Christi Mutter Petrus (Peter) Click on the links above to purchase music. Listen below:

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True Image

SATB/violin/mezzo & tenor soli.  Text from two sources: Sonetto 30 by Michelangelo translated into English, and Foebus Abierat, an anonymous medieval Latin poem; subject – person is awakened by the “true image” of their lost beloved, and for a moment, believes the other person is actually standing there. $75.00 allows purchaser to make as many copies as needed.

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Winter

SSATB/piano;  Emotionally wrenching text about letting go of a life-long love, as they drift into an eternal “sea of slumber.” Come close to me, my strength, my life. Let not winter’s touch enter between us. Sit down by the hearth, come close by the fire. The only fruit of winter…Kahlil Gebran (from “The Life of Love”) […]

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