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There Is No Great and No Small

There Is No Great and No Small

There Is No Great and No Small. Mezzo-soprano, piano, 3′. Text by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Premiered Philadelphia: 8 Oct 2016, the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, 9 Oct 2016, the Academy of Vocal Arts. For Lyric Fest’s opening concert of the 2016/17...
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...
Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins

Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins

Attracted to Gerard Manley Hopkins since college, I consider him still to be my favorite poet. 1989 was the centenary of his death, and I was asked to provide settings to poems of my choosing for the international Hopkins conference being held at St. Joseph’s...
The Heavens Declare

The Heavens Declare

The Heavens Declare, for SATB, SAB solos, piano, and optional audience participation. Duration about 4-½ minutes. Commissioned by Lyric Fest, Suzanne DuPlantis and Laura Ward, artistic directors, and premiered by Lyric Fest and Singing City, Jeffrey Brillhart,...
Vespers

Vespers

Concert and CD reviews of Vespers are here. Order CD here. S.S.S.A.T.B. soloists from within the choir S.S.A.A.T.T.B.B. choir of at least 16 singers Renaissance band of seven players with the following instruments: recorders: 2 soprano, 2 alto, 3 tenor, 2 bass (G, C),...