An arrangement of the Parkers’ Cradle Hymn from their Christmas cantata The Holy Child. Originally published in 1893 as a soprano and tenor duet, this arrangement is for SATB choir with piano accompaniment.
“At every moment there is a potent direction, a flow that informs the listener that something interesting is happening now…”
Wistful Wind accepted into PROJECT:ENCORE(March 23, 2018)Wistful Wind has been accepted by PROJECT : ENCORE, a curated list of premiered choral works! [...]
ACDA NW 2018(March 6, 2018)I will see you at the Northwest ACDA conference in Portland, March 7, 8, and 9, 2018! I look forward to meeting you and introducing you to my music, or to catching up with you since I saw you last! [...]
Kyrie premiere Saturday, 7-Apr-2018–Vox16 will present my new Kyrie (part of a new mass setting, F. 174) during their Locally Sourced concert on April 7, 2018 at 7:30pm at Trinity Parish Church, Seattle. [...]
New Recording: Vox16(February 10, 2018)Vox16 latest CD, Locally Sourced, contains my newly composed Kyrie (part of a new mass setting I’m still working on, F. 174). [...]
Missa Brevis performance 22-Oct-2017 in Chicago–The Church of the Ascension (Episcopal) will being using Missa Brevis as part of their services, sung by a 14-voice professional choir, directed by Benjamin Rivera. [...]
Tennyson’s poem opens with rather conventional imagery (crashing sea, coldness, grayness). So, too, the music starts with a texture that mimics the endless crashing waves—a cascade of falling voices resolving suspensions only to create new ones: “break, break, break, …” The main narrative is then taken up by the choir in a style that is thick with suspensions that reflect the narrator’s yearning…a cappella, Lord Tennyson, SATB, SSAATTBB