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Music Compositions

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There is a Balm in Giliad

An arrangement of the African American spiritual for SATB choir, a-cappella with tenor and baritone solo. The arrangement utilizes "call and response" style with the choir taking the melody in the choruses and the tenor and baritone alternating the melody in the verses. (5:26)

Copyright © 2004

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A Christmas Carol

An arrangement for SATB choir, a-cappella, of a carol setting for solo voice and piano by Charles Ives. I have seen attribution of the text and melody both to Mr. Ives and as “traditional.” This arrangement is in a slow, flowing, reflexive, 6/8 meter in the manner of a pastoral. The melody is in the soprano for verse one and in the tenor for verse two. There is some minor division principally in the soprano and base parts. (2:53)

Copyright © 2004

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To Make Things New That Never Were (Version 1)
for SATB choir, a-cappella

This is an original composition on a text by Walter Brueggemann from Awed to Heaven, Rooted to Earth Prayers of Walter Brueggemann. The text was inspired by a reading of I Samuel chapter 16, verses 1-13, intended for use at Pentecost. The musical setting makes extensive use of the chant Veni creator spiritum. (6:14)

Copyright © 2005

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To Make Things New That Never Were (Version 2)
for SATB choir with organ accompaniment

This is an original composition on a text by Walter Brueggemann from Awed to Heaven, Rooted to Earth Prayers of Walter Brueggemann. The text was inspired by a reading of I Samuel chapter 16, verses 1-13, intended for use at Pentecost. The musical setting makes extensive use of the chant Veni creator spiritum. In this version the organ takes the major harmonic role with various voices of the choir alternating phrases of the chant melody in original, inverted, retrograde and mirrored inversion forms. (6:23) Copyright © 2005

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Choral Prelude on “Veni Creator Spiritum” for organ

A work in the tradition of Bach or Brahms based on the traditional Gregorian Chant melody for Pentecost, "Veni creator spiritum" - "Come Holy Ghost Our Hearts Inspire". (4:05)

Copyright © 2005

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The Truth from Above

This is a setting of a traditional English Carol for Christmas or Advent for medium solo voice with accompaniment by either keyboard (Harpsichord would be preferred) acoustic guitar or harp. The melody flows freely in the manner of a troubadour telling a story. The accompaniment is basically chordal with some minor polyphony during the interior verses. (2:57)

Copyright © 2003-2005

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