All So Still

SATB/unacc;  “He came all so still Where his mother was, As dew in April That falleth on the grass…. Mother and maiden Was never none but she!  Well may [might] such a lady God’s mother be.”  This work preserves the haunting simplicity of the text. Publisher: Mark Foster Music MF 540

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Caritas et Amor

SSATBB/unacc;  Randall wrote this work with frequent references to the well-known  antiphon, Ubi Caritas.   He conducts this work annually for mass at the Vatican.  It has been performed widely, including the Philippine Madrigal Singers, UP Marill Chorale, International Festival Roma, Raffles Singers (Singapore), among others. Publisher: Alliance 500

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Caritas et Amor

SSATBB/unacc. Sung by Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church (New York City); 7 times for mass at the Vatican;  The Cathedral Choir of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels; also performed by numerous colleges, universities and community choruses. Publisher: Alliance 500

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SSATB unacc. (This work is often staged as well.  See YouTube for examples) The text authorship of CHRISTI MUTTER (Stabat Mater) is unresolved. But what is clear is the unmatched tenderness and profound sadness of a mother watching her son die on a cross. This movement features three “characters,” beginning with the mother (“Christi Mutter!”) […]

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Conversion of Saul, The

SSAATTBB/unacc; Latin text; Randall set this epic text (the first section of words he wrote) to to describe Saul’s dramatic event on the road to Damascus; often used in international choral competitions; sung by UT Vocal Ensemble (winner of 2016 European Grand Prix for Choral Singing, Lorenzo Donato – conductor), Sofia Vocalensemble Sweden, Tomsic University Slovenia, […]

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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 4) Amor de mi alma Nos. 3 and 4 are offered individually […]

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How Can I Keep From Singing?

SSATB/baritone solo/unacc.; Philadelphia poet/composer, Robert Lowry, wrote this beautiful tune.  Anna Bartlett Warner (Long Island) wrote the text;  arranged by Randall Stroope, this is a song of hope and faith. Publisher: Alliance 0300  

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I Am Not Yours

SATBB/unacc; Sara Teasdale, poetess;  this is one of Randall’s most performed works; performances by Corale Zumellese (Mel, Italy),  Vox Co. (Vancouver), Calgary (Canada) University, among many others. (Also in a Wind Ensemble transcription [no chorus]) Publisher: Walton Music WJMS1041

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