Tarantella

SATB/piano or strings (also available in TTBB/piano CM 9348); Carl Fischer  CM 9735 The tarantella is a popular southern Italian dance with origins in the 11th century. Of the possible sources of the dance, the most popular comes from the villages of Tanto and Tarentum (“little spider”), in Italy.  During harvest, workers in the field were […]

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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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True Image

SATB chorus/violin/mezzo & tenor solo;  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. Available E-MUSIC (pdf) only $75.00 allows purchaser to make as […]

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Tu es belle (You are beautiful)

SSATBB/SS duet (French) Offered as a FREE DOWNLOAD below (make as many copies as needed) Tu es belle, mon amie, You are beautiful, my love, fille de Jerusalem douce et fraîche, Lovely as Jerusalem, sweet and fresh (innocent), Détourne de moi tes yeux Turn your eyes away from me Car ils m’ont vaincu. For they […]

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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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