SATB/unacc (also available in TTBB unacc or SSAA/piano); free pdf download of scores (below) Duration 4 minutes. NOTES FROM THE COMPOSER During the recent pandemic and other (seemingly continuous) crises the world – like millions of others – I felt helpless, full of unanswered questions, and profoundly sad for the thousands of families who lost […]
SATB div./unacc. EDITOR’S CHOICE, J.W. Pepper; US Publisher: Walton Music; Duration 5.5 minutes. NOTES FROM THE COMPOSER Sculptor, Auguste Rodin (creator of The Thinker and The Burghers of Calais) still stands, as one of the greatest sculptors in history. A young French sculptor, Camille Claudel – a genius in her own right – began working in […]
SSATB unacc. US Publisher: Colla Voce Publishing 48-96750; Duration 4.5 minutes. NOTES FROM THE COMPOSER “All my heart, all this night rejoices as I hear, far and near, sweetest angel voices, ‘Gloria in excelsis Deo!'”
SATB/unacc. US Publisher: Mark Foster Music #540; Duration 2:40 THE TEXT “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.
SATB div./unacc. US Publisher: E.C.Schirmer/MorningStar Music; Duration 4.5 minutes. TEXT “All who dwell in the shadow of the Lord find a refuge and comfort. Nation, village or faith of a small child — home they find in Him.”
SATB/strings/harp/perc. Two text versions – one for advent and the other for general use. There are also two accompaniments: 1) SATB/brass/ percussion/organ or 2) SATB/strings, perc. (1), timpani, organ. Duration: 11:25 Publisher: Alliance Music Publ.
SATB/brass quintet /organ/ timpani & percussion (1player) / harp or a second accompaniment version for strings, harp, timpani, perc. Note: American Rhapsody uses a general text; whereas, American Christmas is advent. Both the general and the advent version are in the same score, and clearly delineated. Duration: 11:25 Publisher: Alliance Music Publ. 5007
SSATB/opt. pno, TTBB version, or solo (high) voice & piano *SSATB version – Walton Music – WJMS 1025; *TTBB version – Walton Music – WJMS 1036; *High voice solo version – email firstname.lastname@example.org; SET: “Amor de mi alma” can be performed separately (above), or is the 4th movement of FOUR SPANISH SONNETS of GARCILASO DE LA VEGA […]
AMOR DE MI ALMA (You are the lover of my soul) High voice and piano Z. Randall Stroope, composer (and pianist on the recording); Grant Harper, tenor Garcilaso de la Vega (1503-1536) wrote Soneto V (Amor de mi alma) – a vivid example of a Renaissance individual, skilled in music, arms, letters and the battles of […]