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.” 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 then built sonic reflections on that, using new material. Randall 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 (Music Celebrations, Int’l), among others, etc. […]

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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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The authorship of the original text  of CHRISTI MUTTER (Stabat Mater) is still unresolved. But what is clear is the vividness, unmatched tenderness, and profound sadness of a mother watching her son die on a cross. The work features three “characters” in this epic and profoundly sad event. The first is the mother – “Christi […]

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Conversion of Saul, The

SSAATTBB/unaccompanied; 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 European and Asian choral competitions; sung by UT Vocal Ensemble (winner of 2016 European Grand Prix for Choral Singing, Lorenzo Donato – conductor), Sofia Vocalensemble Sweden, Tomsic […]

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

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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 has fast become one of Randall’s most performed works; recordings by Corale Zumellese (Mel, Italy),  Vox Co. (Vancouver), Calgary (Canada) University, among many others. Publisher: Walton Music WJMS1041

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