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Mixed Chorus - A Cappella
Mixed Chorus - With Accompaniment
Women's Chorus
Men's Chorus
Treble Voice Chorus
Opera
Vocal - With Orchestral & Chamber Accompaniment
Orchestra
Chamber
Solo

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MIXED CHORUS
(all are SATB, unless otherwise noted)

A Cappella

Ave Maria (1998) Latin, listen  
3'
      G. Schirmer - HL50483848  buy score
Ave Verum Corpus (1994) Latin, SSAATTBB listen
4'
G. Schirmer - HL50483403  buy score
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Blessing (2014) (John O'Donohue)
4'
Four Winds (2004) (Sara Teasdale)
4'
i love you much(most beautiful darling) (e.e. cummings) (2013) listen
5'
Edition Peters 68464 buy score (US), buy score (UK)
If Music and Sweet Poetry Agree (Richard Barnfield) (2008) listen
4'
Edition Peters 68465 buy score (US), buy score (UK)
Innocence & Experience (2000) (William Blake)
6'
G. Schirmer - HL50484154 buy score
The Sick Rose listen
1'
The Lamb listen
3'
The Tiger listen
2'
O Vos Omnes (2013) Latin, SSAATTBB listen
4'
On This Starry Night (2003)
3'
Edition Peters - 68034 buy score (US), buy score (UK)
O Sacrum Convivium (1993) Latin, SATB listen
2'
G. Schirmer - HL50482957 buy score
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SHAKESPEARE SONGS SATB
39'
shakespeare songs cd cover
Book I (1989)
5'
     G. Schirmer - HL50482646 buy score
  Hark, Hark! the Lark listen
1'
  Full Fathom Five listen
2'
  Who is Silvia? (with alto or tenor solo) listen
2'
Book II (1990)
8'
  G. Schirmer - HL50482647 buy score
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  Take, O, Take Those Lips Away listen
2'
  Tell Me Where is Fancy Bred listen
2'
  Under the Greenwood Tree listen
2'
  Come Away, Come Away, Death listen
2'
Book III (1992)
10'
  awarded first prize by the Chautauqua Chamber Singers, 1993
  G. Schirmer - HL50482648 buy score
  It Was a Lover and His Lass listen
3'
  You Spotted Snakes listen
3'
  Sigh No More, Ladies listen
2'
  O Mistress Mine (with tenor solo) listen
2'
Book IV (1995)
8'
  G. Schirmer - HL50482649 buy score
  Blow, Blow Thou Winter Wind listen
2'
  And Will A' Not Come Again? listen
3'
  When Daffodils Begin to Peer listen
2'
Book V (2002)
8'
  G. Schirmer - HL50485621 buy score
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  I Shall No More To Sea listen
2'
  Come, Thou Monarch of the Vine listen
2'
  O Heart listen
1'
  When That I Was and Little Tiny Boy listen
3'
Book VI (2009)
8'
  G. Schirmer HL50490036
  When Daisies Pied listen
1'
  Fear No More listen
4'
  Where the Bee Sucks, There Suck I listen
3'
Fantasy on La Bamba (2007) (Traditional), Spanish listen
8'
Edition Peters - 68230 buy score
little tree (2004) (e.e. cummings) SATB listen
5'
G. Schirmer - HL50485073 buy score
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My Heart Leaps Up When I Behold (2009) (Wordsworth)
4'
Edition Peters 68466 buy score (US), buy score (UK)
Sweet and Low (2005) (Tennyson) SSATTB listen
4'
Three Plums (2008) (William Carlos Williams) SSAATTBB listen
8'
The Red Wheelbarrow
3'
(so much depends/upon/a red wheel/barrow/glazed with rain/water/beside the white/chickens.)
This is Just to Say
2'
(I have eaten/the plums/that were in/the icebox/and which/you were probably/
saving/for breakfast/Forgive me/they were delicious/so sweet/and so cold)
The Great Figure
3'
(Among the rain/and lights/I saw the figure 5/in gold/on a red/firetruck moving/tense/unheeded/to gong clangs/siren howls/and wheels rumbling/through the dark city.)
Two Lorca Songs (1994) (García Lorca), Spanish
6'
Las Seis Cuerdas listen
3'
G. Schirmer ­ HL50483325 buy score
Crótalo listen
3'
G. Schirmer ­ HL50483605 buy score
With Accompaniment
(top)
La Guitarra (2013) (Lorca), Spanish, for SATB & guitar listen
7'
A Child's Christmas in Wales (2002) (Dylan Thomas) SATB & small orchestra
28'
Piano-Vocal Score:Edition Peters - 680005 buy score
Full Score & Parts (rental): Edition Peters - P680005R rent materials
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One Christmas was So Much Like Another
listen
Fire!
view score page
listen
Years and Years Ago
listen
The Useful Presents
listen
The Useless Presents
listen
The Uncles
listen
Always on Christmas Night there was Music
listen
I Celebrate Myself (2000) (Walt Whitman) SATB, brass quintet & timpani
7'
In the Arms of Music (2010) mezzo, baritone, chorus, children's chorus & small orchestra listen
25'
Sonnet (Elizabeth Bishop) chorus
The Choir (Galway Kinnell) chorus
To Music, to Becalm His Fever (Robert Herrick) mezzo & children's chorus
Earth Song (Deborah Mitchell) chorus
Instructions to the Player (Carl Rakosi) baritone & chorus
I Shall Keep Singing (Emily Dickenson) chorus & children's chorus with boy solo
Oceanic Eyes (1997) (Pablo Neruda, W.S. Merwin trans.) SATB, guitar & string quartet
20'
Edition Peters–EP 68163-S  Piano-Vocal Score: 68163 buy, Full Score: 68163-S buy, Instrumental Parts: 68163-A buy, Set of Parts: buy  
Leaning Into The Afternoons listen
4'
Girl Lithe and Tawny listen
3'
Tonight I Can Write listen
10'
In My Sky at Twilight listen
3'
Three Choruses from Tess (1998) (Thomas Hardy) SATB, piano
8'
Winter is White (with tenor solo) listen
3'
G. Schirmer - HL50483649 buy score
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Arise (with solos for two sopranos and mezzo) listen
3'
G. Schirmer - HL50483650 buy score
Come Let Us Chime (Wedding Chorus) listen
2'
G. Schirmer - HL50483651 buy score
WOMEN'S CHORUS
(top)
Women in Love (2006) (Wendy Cope)  SSSAAA  a cappella  
12'
Edition Peters – to be released
Summer Villanelle
3'
Two Cures for Love listen
1'
Loss listen
1'
Bloody Men listen
2'
Valentine listen
2'
Leaving listen
3'
How Like a Winter Hath My Absence Been (1997) (Shakespeare) SSSAAA a cappella listen
3'
G. Schirmer - HL50483325 buy score
MEN'S CHORUS
(top)
Love Songs (2003) TTBB a cappella
8'
Edition Peters - P68082
Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day? (Shakespeare) listen
2'
Oh, When I Was in Love With You (A. E. Houseman) listen
1'
A Red, Red Rose (Robert Burns) listen
3'
A Drinking Song (Yeats) listen
3'
Among Twenty Snowy Mountains (2008) (Wallace Stevens) with piano
1'
Movement I of the thirteen-composer collaboration, Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
TREBLE VOICE CHORUS
(top)
Object Lesson (1994) (Octavio Paz), Spanish, a cappella
6'
G. Schirmer - HL50483158 buy score
Xochipilli (SSA)
2'
Niño y Trompo (SSAA) Finalist, Diva Complex Composition Contest 1996
2'
Objetos (SSA)
2'
OPERA
(top)
The Mark of Cain (2012) (Terry Quinn) in one act, for six soloists, chorus & small orchestra
45'
Premiered by Chelsea Opera in New York City, November 2012.
Tess (2000) (Libretto by the composer, after Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles) in three acts, for 11 soloists, chorus, children's chorus & orchestra
2:15
      on New York City Opera's VOX series, 2000
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As You Choose (1985) (from Baudelaire, trans. by M. Hamburger) soprano, flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano
32'
 
VOCAL
with orchestral or chamber accompaniment
(top)
A Child's Christmas in Wales (2002) for chorus and orchestra buy vocal score
30'
I Celebrate Myself (2000) for chorus and brass quintet (Walt Whitman)
5'
Oceanic Eyes (1998) for chorus, guitar and string quartet (Pablo Naruda)
22'
Three Choruses from Tess (1998) for chorus and piano (Thomas Hardy)
8'
Three Arias from Tess (1997) for soprano and orchestra or piano (Thomas Hardy)
11'
Songs of the Night (1986) (Amy Lowell) for soprano and orchestra
15'
Finalist, Vienna Modern Masters, 1992
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in Just-spring (1977) (e.e. cummings) for soprano and piano
10'
Awarded by BMI, 1979

ORCHESTRA (Non-Vocal)
(top)

Hymn to the Sun (1995)
7'
Seikilos Song (1995)
18'
Invitation to the Waltz (string orchestra version, 1988) listen
7'
Ancient Greek Melodies (orchestra version, 1987)
15'

CHAMBER (Non-Vocal)
(top)

Fanfare (2001) for brass quintet and timpani
2'
Evocation (1996) for flute and harp
12'
Music for Six (1994) for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, percussion and piano  
25'
Island of Dreams (1993) for clarinet, violin and piano  
8'
City of Flamingos (1993) for alto saxophone, cello and piano  
19'
Sonata (1989) for cello and piano  
12'
String Quartet (1988)  
20'
Invitation to the Waltz (1986) for string quartet  
7'
Ancient Greek Melodies (1985) for flute, clarinet, 2 percussionists,
      violin and cello  
15'
Starry Night: Seven Paintings for Violin, Cello and Piano (1984)  
21'
Awarded the Society for New Music's Brian M. Israel Prize, 1985
Edition Peters. score: P67299, set of parts: P67299a
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Music After Rimbaud (1984) for flute, clarinet, violin and cello  
8'
Awarded by Musicians' Accord, 1984, and NACUSA (First Prize), 1984
Edition Peters - P67298
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Elan (1982) for flute and vibraphone
12'
Awarded by the Georges Enesco International Competition, 1985
SOLO
(top)
Elegy (2002) for solo violin
3'
 
Potpourri (1996) for marimba
12'
G. Schirmer - HL50482829 buy score
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Preludes (1995) for guitar
6'
Suite (1981) for Timpani
8'
Poem (1980) for piano
7'
Awarded by ASCAP, 1981, and The Taubman Institute of Piano, 1987

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