Petrus (mvt 3, Triptych)

Peter (Petrus) was a Galilean fisherman and the brother of Andrew. Early on, Peter had many seemingly contradicting tendencies – fickle one day, while fiercely committed the next; afraid of being accused as a religious zealot, but willing to sacrifice his life for his values; gentle but tempestuous; quick to anger, but infinite in his […]

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The Road Not Taken

SATB/solo cello/piano. Text by Robert Frost. Commissioned by Dr. and Mrs. Charles Walvoord in appreciation of heroic M.Ds (Musical Doctors), and to honor the memory of his beautiful daughter, Kristi. $75.00 allows purchaser to make as many copies as needed.

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SPECTRA (Nature’s Eternal Sunrise) SATB/orchestra or SATB/wind ensemble (band); 4’35” Premiered 2019 “Fountains of life! Eternal sunrise! Radiant white beams of light, And prisms on the crystal rocks. Mountains and prairies, The meadows and valleys, Flush of alpenglow, All nature rejoices! Snow is melting is music, singing stream bankfull of melodies rising with rhythm of […]

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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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Vergine madre

VERGINE MADRE (Virgin Mother) Z. Randall Stroope, composer Treble Voices – Double Choir (SSAA/SSAA); Text by Dante (In Paradiso); Choir I in English, Choir 2 in Italian language; Choir 2 can be adjacent on stage, or side to side (cathedral setting) to the audience, or choir 2 can be in the balcony or at the […]

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