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 (separately listed below) 4) Amor de mi alma Nos. 3 and 4 […]

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Go Lovely Rose

SATB/piano or TTBB/piano Z. Randall Stroope, conductor Poetry by Edmund Waller; written for my dear friend, Peggy Graff; mixed version premiered at the 2014 Texas Music Educator’s Convention; TTBB version sung at the Texas Music Educators Convention. Publisher: SATB Alliance AMP 0940 Publisher: TTBB Alliance AMP 0944

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SATB div/piano Recorded by Oklahoma State University Concert Chorale, Z. Randall Stroope, conducting. Written for the Fairfax Choral Society, Doug Mears, Director; Garcilaso de la Vega, poet. This is the third piece 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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Hodie (This Day)

SATB/brass/timp/perc (1)/org (with optional treble choir on met 3) Choral scores & full score/parts released in June 2021. (4 trumpets in C, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion (1 player), organ. This is a completely revised  version of the popular HODIE (This Day) that was published years ago, with brand new first movement and largely re-written […]

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Homeland

1) SATB/piano  (Colla Voce 45-21104) 2) SSA/piano (Colla Voce 45-21106) 3) TBB/piano (Colla Voce 48-96810) 4) TTBB/piano (Colla Voce 48-96690) 5) Wind Ensemble (Colla Voce 45-21104 C) 6) SATB w full orchestra (45-21104 A) 7) All versions come with option for brass/timp/percussion Duration: 5:30 Publisher: (Piano/vocal) Colla Voce 45-21104 Publisher: (SATB/brass/perc/org (F.S./parts)) Colla Voce 45-21104A

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I Carry Your Heart With Me

SATB/piano & solo violin (or flugelhorn); text by e.e. cummings Commissioned and premiered by Haltom High School (Texas) on the Texas Music Educators Convention, Amy Allison, conductor “i carry your heart with me (I carry it in my heart) i am never without it (anywhere I go, you go…)” Publisher: Alliance 0726  

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Inscription of Hope

1) SATB / piano (or flute, oboe and strings) 2) Three-part mixed / piano 3) SSA / piano 4) TBB / piano 5) SA / piano Holocaust 1943 text: “I believe in the sun, even when it is not shining, and I believe in love, even when there’s no one there. And I believe in […]

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Inscription of Hope

SATB / piano or string quartet and oboe (or optional flute / oboe with piano / strings) “I believe in the sun, even when it is not shining, and I believe in love even when there’s no one there…” Has been a central musical cohesive force at several U.S. tragedies –  anniversary of Columbine High […]

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Inscription of Hope

Five versions: 1) SATB / piano 2) SSA / piano 3) TBB / piano 4) SA / piano 5) SAB / piano Instrumental parts: strings, oboe “I believe in the sun, even when it is not shining, and I believe in love, even when there’s no one there. And I believe in God even when […]

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Judaskuss (mvt. 1, Triptych)

This performance conducted by the composer: “JUDASKUSS” (The Kiss of Judas) is the first movement of Triptych. (2nd movement – CHRISTI MUTTER  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vV3P…  and 3rd movement – PETRUS.   Judas “explains” why he felt forced to betray Jesus. [Transl. from German] “I was just fulfilling the scriptures. He urged me to do it, so I had […]

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