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Mixed Chorus

Ae Fond Kiss (2011)
Scottish folk song for SATB and piano
Commissioned by the Charlotte Children’s Choir
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A Cup for Rejoicing (1978)
A Shaker tune for SATB
(Classic Arts Publishing)

Alo Amar (2007)
for SATB and wind ensemble
Commissioned by the American School of Bombay (Mumbai, India)
Text: Rabindranath Tagore
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Auld Lang Syne (2000)
SATB and Piano
Commissioned by Stetson University Childrens Chorus
SATB version commissioned by Teaneck (NJ) Community Chorus
(Boosey & Hawkes, Catalog# M051474370)

Black is the Color (2011)
Scottish/Appalachian folksong for SATB and oboe
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De Ballad ob de Boll Weevil (1995)
American folk song for SATB and cello
(Boosey & Hawkes, Catalog# M051468782)

Eiliyahu Hanavi (1998)
for SATB and piano
Arranged for St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Texas
(chamber orchestra version available)
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For Love is Life (2009)
for SATB and piano
Text: Umar ibn al-Farid
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The Friendly Beasts (1990)
A carol for SATB and harp or piano
(Colla Voce, Catalog# 20-96510)

Handel Trio (2010)
For mixed chorus, piano duet, and 3 percussionists
Based on three choruses by Handel
1. From harmony, heav'nly harmony (from Ode for St. Cecilia's Day)
2. How Long O Lord (from Susanna)
3. Zadok the Priest (Coronation Anthem #1)  to be published by Boosey & Hawkes
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Hush-a-ba Birdie (1982, rev 2005)
A Scottish folk song for SATB
(Boosey & Hawkes)

Hope is the Song (2007)
for SATB, piano, bass and drums
Commissioned by San Ramon Valley High School
Text: Gordon Parks
(Published by Roger Dean Music Publishers)

In terra aliena (2005)
for SATB
Psalm 137
Commissioned by Central Bucks High School choirs
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In the Bleak Mid-Winter (2003)
arranged for SATB (some divisi)
(Original music and text by Holst/Rossetti)
(Published by Roger Dean Music Publishers)

Invention (2007)
for SATB
based on Prelude #3 in C#, WTC, Bk. II, by J. S. Bach
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Jackson's Carol (1998)
SATB
Honorable Mention in the 1999 Amadeus Choir Carol Contest
(Boosey & Hawkes, Catalog# M051474479)

Jesus Born in Bethlea (1998)
A carol for SATB chorus and harp
(Boosey & Hawkes, Catalog# M051470624)

Jubilate Deo (1996)
SATB, 2 trumpets, strings and timpani
SATB
Commissioned by the DuPage Chorale, Glen Ellyn, IL
(Boosey & Hawkes, Catalog# M051470594)

Kaddish for my Father (2012)
For SATB, clarinet and piano
10’
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Kadosh/Benedictus (1999)
SAB, brass quintet and organ
Commissioned by the Kentucky ACDA for the Kentucky All-State 5th & 6 th Grade Middle School/Junior High Honors Chorus

Let Me Be to Thee as the Circling Bird (1998)
SATB with strings
Text: Gerard Manley Hopkins
Commissioned by Glenbard West High School, Glen Ellyn, IL
(Roger Dean Music Publishers, Catalog# 15/1640R)

Let Peace Descend (2002)
for SATB voices and wind ensemble
(re-instrumentation for winds, 3 solo strings, & perc, 2002)
Commissioned by St. Mary’s University, Winona, MN
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The Life We Have (2002)
for SATB voices and string ensemble
Commissioned by Lakota Ridge Junior High School, Ohio
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Love Song for a Common Destiny (2008)
for SATB
Text: from the Earth Charter
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Measuring the Holy (2010)
for mixed chorus, treble voices, chamber orchestra (fl, perc, strings, piano)
Commissioned by Cantare Con Vivo, Oakland, CA
Texts: Kazuaki Tanahashi, Juan Ramón Jiménez, Ibn' Arabi, Mechthild of Magdeburg, Li Bai, Wendell Berry, Wintu Songs, Mass fragments
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Meet Us in the Air (2008)
for SATB and piano
Commissioned by Steven Bell for the Teaneck (NJ) Community Chorus
Text: Wendell Berry
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Munoera (Shona Sanctus) (2009)
for mixed voices and African percussion
Published by Boosey & Hawkes

Musica est Dei (2011)
For SATB chorus and piano
Commissioned by Wheaton Warrenville South High School
(To be published by Boosey & Hawkes)

Nights in Armor (1996)
SATB, four movements
Text: Tennyson, Kesselman
Commissioned by Cantori, Hobart & William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY
(Boosey & Hawkes Catalog# )

Old Rosin the Beau (1992)
American folk song for SATB with viola or violin
(Boosey & Hawkes Catalog# M051474456)

The One in Every Form (2010)
for SATB and piano
Commissioned by Loyola Academy, Wilmette, IL
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Play on Your Harp (2006)
for SATB and harp
(Published by Boosey & Hawkes)

River (2002)
SATB, piano, bass and handrums
(Boosey & Hawkes Catalog# )

Seize the Day (1998)
SAB,2 celli and piano
Text: Kesselman (in conjunction with Deer Path Students)
Commissioned by Deer Path Junior High School, Lake Forest, IL
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SENSOO (2006)
for SATB and optional crotales; texts by Pope John Paul II (in Japanese)
(Boosey & Hawkes)

Shona Mass (1993-1997)
Tenzi, Mbiri Kuna Mwari,
Akakomborerwa, Hwayana yaMwari
Variable voicings: see individual movement listings under Children's Chorus
(Boosey & Hawkes)

Something So Close to the Soul (2010)
For SATB, oboe, French Horn, Contrabass, and piano
Text: Juan Ramón Jiménez
Commissioned by White Plains (NY) School district
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Song of the Sky Loom (2002)
SAB + SATB voices and piano
Commissioned by the Naperville, IL high schools and middle schools
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This Grand Show is Eternal (2006)
for SATB and organ
Commissioned by the San Francisco Lyric Chorus
Text: John Muir
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Two Swedish Carols (1998)
SATB
Commissioned by Lynn Payette
(Boosey & Hawkes, Catalog# M051470761)

What Child Is This? (2008)
For flute and SATB
Traditional carol
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