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The Dawn’s Early Light

The Dawn’s Early Light. SATB, Cello, Four Guitars, 19′. Text: Life Among the Piutes (1883), Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins (c.1844–1891), ed. K.S., and “The Star-Spangled Banner” (1814), Francis Scott Key (1779–1843). Commissioned for Conspirare and Craig Hella...

Ballad and March for Organ

Ballad and March for Organ. 5′. Premiered 19 Aug 2017, Margaret Harper, Central Congregation Church, Newburyport, MA, Newburyport Summer Music Festival. Transcribed for solo organ from Plain Truths, a song cycle for baritone and string quartet or piano. “Annie...

Jubilate Deo

Jubilate Deo. 6′. 2019. SATB, organ. Psalm 100, Latin. Commissioned by Ursinus College and dedicated to Dr. John French, on the occasion of his 40th anniversary of service to Ursinus College. Premiered 28 April 2019, Ursinus College Choir and Meistersingers,...

Mazurka for guitar

Mazurka for guitar. 3′. 1984, rev. 2018. MIDI recording: A transcription of the Mazurka for piano from 1983. I mention Mazurka in a peripatetic ramble here about my guitar composing. I believe I wrote it for Bill Ghezzi as my first try at writing for guitar. My...

Totentanz

Totentanz for guitar. 5′. 1994, rev. 2005. Premiere recording: Written for Bill Ghezzi and premiered by him at the George Antheil Music Festival, Trenton, NJ, in 1994. I mention Totentanz in a fairly peripatetic ramble here about my composing for guitar. What I...