Four French Carols

Four French Carols

The Four French Carols are in four versions: brass quintet full orchestra—3(2+pic).3(2+ehn).2.2-4.3.3.1-timp.2perc-str the outer movements for string orchestra the outer movements for string quartet The full set is 12′. I first wrote these for the Westminster...
Poems of Stephen Berg

Poems of Stephen Berg

Network for New Music commissioned these songs in 2000, and the premiere was 26 Jan 2001 with Martha Elliot, soprano, Arne Running, clarinet, and Linda Reichert, piano. Latonia Moore performed them the following year at the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia, with...
American Spirituals, Book One

American Spirituals, Book One

2006; violin, piano; 11′. Written for and recorded by David Kim, CD and score published by Paul Jones Music in the collection The Lord is My Shepherd. 1. Sinner, Don’t Let This Harvest Pass Sinner, don’t let this harvest pass, Sinner, don’t let this harvest...
American Spirituals, Book Two

American Spirituals, Book Two

American Spirituals, Book Two. 2008; cello, piano; 11′. Written for and recorded by Anne Martindale Williams, CD and score published by Paul Jones Music in the collection Sacred Music for Cello. 1. Jesus, Master, O discover 2. When the stars begin to fall 3. Little...
Annunciation and Magnificat

Annunciation and Magnificat

Annunciation and Magnificat. Brass quintet (with opt. flugelhorns), narrator, 22 minutes Annunciation and Magnificat is a set of musings on the text of the first chapter of Luke, verses 26 through 55. Beginning with the announcement to Mary from the angel Gabriel that...