Kyrie

SATB/unacc.; written for Dr. Gary Schwartzhoff and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Concert Choir for their recent tour to Europe; built on tritones, this work has an intense sense of yearning and human longing to find an anchor of peace. Published only on this website (www.zrstroope.com); not available through distributors. Note: E-music purchases are for […]

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Lamentaciones de Jeremias

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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Let Us Go Into the House of the Lord

SATB/organ (piano) “I was glad when they said unto me, let us go into the house of the Lord.”; Randall wrote this as a parting gift to his parents who both died 3 months later. Publisher: Mark Foster Music MF 2041

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Michelangelo’s Sonnet

SSAATBB/unaccompanied; commissioned by the Oklahoma Choral Directors Association; text by Michelangelo; Italian language translation: “Love takes me captive, beauty binds my soul…”; 4’10” Premiered by the Oklahoma Music Educators Association – January 2019 Publisher:  Alliance Music Publ.  Released in print, January 2019

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My Flight For Heaven

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

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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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Omnia Sol

Two voicings: 1) SATB/piano 2) SSA/piano Optional brass/perc. Accompaniment Macaronic text (English/Latin mix); Latin text: “From Carmina Burana; The sun warms everything, Even when I am away.” Performed on at least 8 all-states; performed by over 2000 schools in the United States. Publisher: Heritage 15/2134H

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