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Jubilate Deo

  Jubilate Deo. 5:30. 2019. SATB, organ. Psalm 100. 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, Alan...

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...

Spirituals for Piano Trio

Spirituals for Piano Trio. 11′. Commissioned and premiered by the Arcadian Trio, Igor Szwec, violin, Vivian Barton Dozor, cello, Diane Goldsmith, piano. Premiered 20 Jan 2019, Abington Presbyterian Church, Abington, Pa. The Arcadian Trio asked me for settings of...

my son my son

my son my son. Text by Robert Lax SATB, 5′. Commissioned by Khorikos. Premiered 3 Nov 2018, Shrine Church of Saint Anthony of Padua, 154 Sullivan Street, New York City. Except for the last movement, “The Arc,” I stayed away from Robert Lax’s most recognizable,...