Vocal Music

Please scroll down to see sheet music for:

  I. Solo voice+Strings
II. SATB Choir+Piano
III. SSA(A) Choir+Piano

I. Solo Voice + 3 Viols

1) PRB CVo19 – Two Christmas Carols; Soprano, Tr, T and B Viols;$12 Sc.+Pts.
Two original settings: 1) A Babe is Born All of a Maid,  a new setting of a 15c lyric, and 2) Ave Maria. This publication was reviewed in the UK VDGS  Viol Magazine  (No 54, p32.) The reviewer, Clare Griffel, concluded the review with “My own consort’s verdict was ‘that’s really nice – we’d like to do it again’”!
A Babe is Born: Range: D4 – G5; Duration: 3’30”; 6pp – A Babe Is Born All of a Maid p1 of 6

Ave Maria: Range: B3 – G5; Duration: 3’45”; 6p – Ave Maria-p1 of 6

*Two Christmas Carols is available from Boulder Early Music at bems.com, and Honeysuckle Music at honeysucklemusic.com.

Solo Voice + 4 Strings

2) TSM 301 – All Hail to the Day; Soprano, Vln. 1+2, Viola, Cello, or Viol quartet; $6Sc.+Pts. (pdf download)
The lyric comes from a 17th c. English Broadside. The tune is best known as To Drive the Cold Winter Away from Playford’s Dancing Master.
Range: A3 – F5; Duration: 4’15”; 12pp – All Hail To the Day-p1 of 12 / All Hail to the Day lyrics

 

3) TSM 302 – The Parting Glass; Alto, Vln 1+2, Viola, Cello (or Viol quartet); $6 Sc.+Pts. (pdf download)
Range: C4 – D5; Duration: 4’35”; 8pp – The Parting Glass-p1 of 8 / The Parting Glass lyrics

 

4) TSM 303 – Wexford Carol; Alto, Vln 1+2, Viola, Cello  (or Viol quartet); $6  Sc.+Pts. (pdf download)
Range: D4 – F5; Duration: 3’40″; 8pp – Wexford Carol p1 of 6

 

5) TSM 311 – Gower Wassail; Alto, Vln 1+2, Viola, Cello (or Viol quartet); $6 Sc.+Pts. (pdf download)
Range: A3 – D5; Duration: 4’15”; 10pp – Gower Wassail-p1 of 10

 

II. SATB Choir

1) TSM 304 – Emerson’s Gospel; SATB, Piano; $2/copy (pdf download, minimum 5 copies)
A setting of a portion of R. W. Emerson’s Essay on “Self-Reliance”.
This was the winner of the 2002 Eno River U. U. Fellowship Composition Competition.
Duration: 3’50”; 11pp – Emerson’s Gospel-p1 of 11 / Emerson’s Gospel lyrics


2) TSM 305 – I Sing for Joy;
SATB, Piano; $2/copy (pdf download, minimum 5 copies)
A setting that combines Psalms 92 and 42
Duration: 3’25”; 11pp – I Sing for Joy-p1 of 11 / I Sing for Joy lyrics

 

3) TSM 306 – A Prayer; SATB, Piano; $2/copy (pdf download, minimum 5 copies)
Written for the Installation of Carolyn Colbert at the UU Church in Eugene, OR. The short text was a favorite of hers: “Oh, all surrounding, embracing wonder let me be fully alive to our dance”.
Duration: 3’10”; 8pp – A Prayer-p2 of 8

 

4) TSM 308 – Rejoice In the Light; SATB, Piano; $2/copy (pdf download, minimum 5 copies)
A setting adapted from Stephen Peebles (1824-1926) essay: “My Religious Experience”. It is dedicated to the UU Church in Eugene in celebration of its 100 year anniversary, 1909-2009.
Duration: 3’45”; 15pp – Rejoice In the Light-p1 of 15 / Rejoice in the Light lyrics

 

5) TSM 312 – There’s A Place; SATB, Piano; $2/copy (pdf download, minimum 5 copies)
Perfect for a Graduation Ceremony: “…The only thing you’ll ever need is the love that’s in your heart, the only thing you need to do is dare to make a start”.
Duration: 3’30”; 15 pp – There’s A Place-p1 of 15 / There’s A Place lyrics

 

III. SSA(A) Choir

1) TSM 309 – Let the Dream Take Flight; SSA+Piano; $2/copy (pdf download, minimum 4 copies)
Duration: 4’15”; 11pp – Let the Dream Take Flight-p1 of 11 / Let the Dream Take Flight lyrics

 

2) TSM 310 – Time Is Singing; SSA+Piano; $2/copy (pdf download, minimum 4 copies)
Duration: 3’20”; 11pp – Time Is Singing-p1 of 11 / Time Is Singing lyrics

 

3) TSM 311 – Lord of the Dance; SSAA+Tambourine; $1.25/copy (pdf download, minimum 4 copies)
Duration: 3’20”; 11pp – Lord of the Dance-p1 of 3 / Lord of the Dance lyrics