Unpublished Choral/Liturgical

At the River (SATB a cappella), 2002. A sprightly and somewhat jazzy setting of Robert Lowry’s classic tune.

A House for All Peoples (SATB Choir, organ), 2002. An expansive setting of Psalm 26:8 and  Isaiah 56: 1,6-7, written for the 150th Anniversary of the Cathedral of the Assumption, Louisville, KY.

Choralemass (Unison/SATB, Assembly & Organ), 1999. Eucharistic setting designed for the Lutheran liturgy, using the metrical tunes as set forth in the Lutheran Book of Worship (ELCA). Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, Agnus Dei, with organ preludes on the Kyrie and Wir glauben all einen Gott

The Crucifixion (S/A, B choir or two soloists and organ), 2008. Text from the Speckled Book (12th C.) translated by Howard Mumford Jones.

Have you not known? (SATB Choir, soloists and organ), 2009. Influenced by Elizabethan verse anthems, yet written in a modern American style.

Introit & Alleluia (Soprano Solo, SATB, organ or cello), 1985.

Inscriptions, for full Orchestra and Chorus, 2015 (11 minutes performance time). Texts by various authors and historic figures, including Confucius, Dante, Roosevelt and Whitman, related to the building of the Panama Canal and inscribed on buildings at the Panama Pacific Exhibition of 1915 in San Francisco.

Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (SATB Choir (limited divisi) and organ or piano), 2015. Text taken from the Anglican Book of Common Prayer, 1662.

Mary Mass (Unison/SATB, Cantor, Assembly & Keyboard & optional wind instrument), 1993. I.C.E.T. Eucharistic Liturgy: Acclamations, Kyrie, Gloria, Sanctus, Agnus Dei.

Missa Brevis (SATB Choir, Organ, Brass Quartet, Percussion), 2011. (New revised version of “Mass for the Saint of Joy,” in Latin and Greek): Kyrie, Gloria, Sanctus, Agnus Dei.

Preces and Responses (SATB Choir with limited divisi), 2015. Text taken from the Anglican Book of Common Prayer, 1662.

The Reproaches (Three Equal Voices with optional SATB Choir, a cappella), 1986. Text in English with optional Latin and Greek additions for the Trisagion).

Set Me as a Seal (voice and piano), 2016. Text from the Song of Songs, KJV.

 

A Song of Ascents  (Psalm 122) (SATB, organ), 1997. New Zealand Prayerbook

Sweet Little Jesus Boy (SATB, piano). 2005. Text by Robert MacGimsey. Based on an old spiritual.

Two Alleluias (Soprano or Tenor Solo and Keyboard), 1992.

Unity Psalm (Psalm 133) (Soloist, SATB Choir, Organ), 1995.  Setting features an English refrain and verses in English and Hebrew (Sound clip features choir and soloists of All Saints Church, Palo Alto, Redney Gehrke, music director).