Mysterium Tremendum

MYSTERIUM TREMENDUM for: Organ, timpani, auxiliary percussion duration: approx. 14:20 difficulty: moderately advanced music: Original with quotations of NICAEA MYSTERIUM TREMENDUM is an instrumental doxology (Trinitarian hymn of praise) with unique leitmotifs of adoration and praise for each member of the Trinity. God the Father is portrayed in unisons and octaves symbolizing His perfections; God […]

Thirteen (a psalm)

THIRTEEN (a psalm) for: SATB Choir, piano, Bb clarinet, timpani, cello duration: approx. 6:00 difficulty: moderately advanced text: Psalm 13 (adapted) music: Original Psalm singing dates back at least to the time of King David. It was adopted as a primary musical form of the early church as evidenced by Col. 3:16 and was maintained […]

Twelve (a psalm)

TWELVE (a psalm) for: SATB Choir, piano, Bb clarinet, cello duration: approx. 8:45 difficulty: moderately advanced text: Psalm 12 (adapted) music: Original Psalm singing dates back at least to the time of King David. It was adopted as a primary musical form of the early church as evidenced by Col. 3:16 and was maintained in the […]

First Impressions, on Second Thought

First Impressions: On Second Thought for: Solo Piano duration: approx. 8:00 difficulty: moderate FIRST IMPRESSIONS; ON SECOND THOUGHT is an excursion into the impressionistic world of French composers Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel with seasonings borrowed from 20th Century pioneers such as Charles Ives and Paul Hindemith. It is set in a rondo structure where […]

The First Noel

THE FIRST NOEL for: Solo Piano duration: approx. 3:45 difficulty: intermediate This solo piano setting of the beloved Christmas carol applies fresh and distinctive harmonies to the traditional melody. A haunting, and slightly dissonant introduction sets a contemplative mood that heralds a unique approach to the carol. Set in ABA form, the A sections contain […]

Lo, a Rose

 LO, A ROSE for: SATB Choir, piano duration: approx. 5:25 difficulty: moderately advanced text: Es ist ein Ros ensprungen, Theodore Baker & Harriet Kraft music: ES IST EIN ROS “Lo, a Rose,” arranged for SATB choir and piano, is a somber, contemplative setting of the incarnation of Christ described in the traditional German carol, “Es […]

At the Cross

AT THE CROSS for: SATB Choir, piano duration: approx. 3:30 difficulty: moderately easy text: At the Cross, Isaac Watts / Ralph Hudson (adapted) music: HUDSON AT THE CROSS is a simple arrangement of the beloved hymn with fresh and poignant harmonies. Set for SATB choir with piano accompaniment, it is moderately easy but rewarding of […]

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