Choral works for concert performance
Be Thou My Vision
Thou and thou only, first in my heart,
High King of Heaven, my treasure thou art.
This new setting of this beautiful, well-known Irish folk hymn continues to maintain its original simpleness while introducing gentle new harmonies and meaningful melodic turns. With featured viola solo part, this familiar music is made new again. Orchestral parts and full score also availablee. (Catalogue PM1009)
SATB, Viola, Piano/Organ
Octavo Five pack $12.50
Premiered by the Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square, with Leticia Oaks Strong, guest violist from the Los Angeles Philharmonic
Commissioned by Andy and Tanna Bayola
This simple and well-known children's hymn-carol reminds of the humble nativity surroundings. In keeping with the innocence and simplicity of the lullaby, this setting utilizes unison singing, a gentle piano accompaniment, and lyrical flute interludes. Appropriate for Christmas services and concerts, and for beginning through advanced choirs..
SATB Piano, Flute
This work is now published by Alliance Music Publications
Premiered and recorded by the University of Utah Singers
Love Divine, All Loves Excelling
This Wesley hymn text is among his most well known and well loved. First published in 1747, this anthem of praise and petition is frequently set to the hymn tunes Beecher and Hyfrydol, but here for the first time it is set to Beech Spring, an early American folk tune which provides a distinct strength matching this stirring verse. Orchestral parts available on rental. (Catalogue PM1026)
SATB divisi Piano/Organ
Five pack $12.50
Premiered by the the combined choirs of the University of Texas at Tyler, and Tyler Junior College
O Little Town of Bethlehem
Where meek souls will receive him still,
the dear Christ enters in.
The hushed and humble scene of Bethlehem is portrayed in a sustained and gentle setting appropriate for small church choir or large concert chorus. The organ accompaniment draws our minds towards another 'green hill far away' towards which this promised infant birth points.
Over the Rainbow
A lush, eight-part, vocal jazz arrangement of a classic from the Great American Songbook. (Catalogue PM2005)
Five Pack $12.50
A fresh, new lyrical setting of the classical carol accompanied by a highly expressive piano part. May also incorporate soprano soloist if desired.
Drawing from less familiar carol texts from the 15th century through the present, six new carols are presented in the traditional four-part texture, with a sprinkling of additional contemporary harmonies fitting the individual spirit of the texts. A refreshing holiday collection appropriate for both concert and non-concert performances. (Catalogue PM2001)
When Christ was born an angel bright
'Tis winter now
The night is dark, the winds are still
The King of love my Shepherd is
On Christmas morn
Five pack $12.50