I don’t yet have pages created for all of my pieces, so, this list is somewhat incomplete. For a full list, visit www.FraleyMusic.com/catalog-index/.
The Text A Light exists in Spring A Light exists in Spring Not present on the Year At any other period— When March is scarcely here A Color stands abroad On Solitary Fields That Science cannot overtake But Human Nature feels. It waits upon the Lawn, It shows the furthest Tree Upon the furthest Slope […]a cappella, Emily Dickinson, English, Nature, SATB
Missa Dramaticus (Missa Brevis No. 2) borrows its intensity from the Agnus Dei of my first mass. While still a work-in-progress, I’ve completed both the Kyrie and the Agnus Dei, and have prepared a video score for the Kyrie so that you can listen to this beautifully dramatic setting while following along with the music.a cappella, Latin, Mass, Sacred, SATB
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, English, Lord Tennyson, SATB, SSAATTBB
The Brightest and Best video can also be found on YouTube or on Facebook. If you like the video, please share with your friends on Facebook, Twitter, etc., and Like it on YouTube or on Facebook. Overview Every Christmas, I get in the mood to write some Christmas music. This is somewhat unfortunate, in that I […]a cappella, Christmas, English, Epiphany, Hymn, Sacred, SATB, Video