Index of Titles

The following is an alphabetical listing of works.                    

Clicking on the title of a piece will lead you to a brief description, texts, sample score pages, audio clips (if available), and order information.  

 

1944
    SATB/string orchestra
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 4
    Available directly

Absolon, fili mi
    SSAA a cappella
    Sacred text in Latin
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Available directly

Ain’ dat a-rockin’ all night
    SATB div a cappella
    Spiritual, Traditional Christmas text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Roger Dean catalog # 15/2309R

Alley Cat Love Song
-- commissioned by the Naperville North High School Treble Choir --
    SSA / piano
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2+
    Santa Barbara Music Pub #SMBP737
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ecording on Audio Page

Angelus ad Pastores
    SA / piano or SATB a cappella
    (mvmt IV of “The Nativity of Our Lord” )
    Traditional Christmas text in Latin
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Available directly
 
Ave Verum Corpus
    SSAA / strings / organ
    Sacred text in Latin
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Available directly

Behold, I tell you a mystery
    SATB a cappella
    Sacred text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2.5
    Oxford Univ Press catalog # 0-19-386866-0

The Bethlehem Star
-- Commissioned by the South Bend Chamber Singers --
    SATB a cappella
    Sacred text in English & Latin
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 4
    Duration: 18 minutes
    Available directly
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Blind  Man
    SATB a cappella
    African-American Spiritual in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Kjos #9079

Blow ye, the Trumpet Blow
    SATB a cappella
    Traditional sacred text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Santa Barbara Music Pub catalog #SBMP 812

Briefly It Enters, and Briefly Speaks
    SATB  a cappella
    Secular text in English by Jane Kenyon
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Available directly

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ecording on Audio Page

Bright Morning Stars
    SABar / piano
    Traditional American folk song in English (Sacred)
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Colla Voce #36-20401

Cantarcillo de la Virgen (Little Carol of the Virgin)
    SATB a cappella OR SSA / harp or piano
    Christmas text in Spanish by Lope de Vega
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Available directly

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ecording on Audio Page

Cantigas de Amigo (Songs to a Friend) 5 movements
    SSA / four celli  OR  SSA / piano
    Secular medieval folk texts in Spanish
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Roger Dean # 15/2323R (mvmt I), 15/2324R (mvmt II),
       15/2325R(mvmt III & IV), 15/2327R (mvmt V)

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ecording on Audio Page

Chants d'Auvergne  (Songs of the Auvergne)
    soprano soloist / SSA / piano
    Secular folk texts (in Languedoc)
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 4
    Duration 15:00
    Available directly

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ecording on Audio Page

The Charge of the Snail Brigade
    SA / simple percussion / piano
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Kjos #6335

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ecording on Audio Page

Christmas Bells
-- commissioned by the Northern Arizona University Choral Union --
    SATB/Brass (2 trpts, 2 horns, 2 t-bones,
        bass trombone, tuba)/Bell Choir/Tymp/Percussion
   
Text in English by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3+
    Duration 5:00
    Contact Paul Carey for availability

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ecording on Audio Page


A City Called Heaven
    SSA / piano
    Traditional Spiritual, sacred text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Roger Dean Publishing Company cat# 15/2593R

Clap Your Hands
-- commissioned by the International Christian School, Hong Kong --
    SA/piano, optional percussion
    Traditional folk text in English ("Old Joe Clark")
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Duration 3:30
    Available directly

Clear Pool
    SSAA / flute / cello / piano / drum
    Secular Chinese text in English translation
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 4
    Duration: 6 minutes
    Available directly

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ecording on Audio Page

A Cradle Song
    SA / harp or piano
    Sacred text in English by William Blake
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Duration: 4 minutes
    Oxford Univ Press #0-19-386829-6
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ecording on Audio Page

The Curlew’s Song
    SSAA / flute
    Sacred text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Duration: 3 minutes
    Oxford Univ Press #0-19-386689-7

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ecording on Audio Page

    SATB/piano or harp
    also available SATB/brass quintet (2 trpt, 2 t-bone, tuba)
    Traditional French carol in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Duration: 3 minutes
    Roger Dean Publishing catalog #15/2705

Drop Thy Still Dews of Quietness
    SATB / piano / flute
    Sacred text in English by John Greenleaf Whittier
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Duration: 2 minutes
    Kjos #9048

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ecording on Audio Page

    SATB/piano
    Secular or Sacred Text in English by Stephen Crane
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Available directly

Eine Klezmer Nachtmusik
    Quartet for clarinet, violin, cello & trombone
    Available directly

El Grillo (The Cricket)
    Josquin desPrez/arr. Paul Carey
    SSAA a cappella
    Secular text in Italian
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Available directly

El Limonar Florido (The Lemon Grove in Blossom)
-- commissioned by the Worcester (MA) Polytechnic Institute Music Dept. --
    SATB / solo violin & cello
    Text in Spanish, 4 movements
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3.5
    Duration: 15 minutes
    Available directly

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ecording on Audio Page

El Noi de la Mare (The Son of the Mother)
    SSA / harp or piano
    Christmas folk text (in Catalan)
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Duration: 4 minutes
    Walton #HL08501583

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ecording on Audio Page

Endless Worlds
-- Commissioned by the H.D. Jacobs High School (Algonquin, IL)
    Performing Arts Boosters --
    SATB a cappella with divisi
    Sacred/Secular text in English by Rabindranath Tagore
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3.5
    Available directly

Esta Tarde, mi bien (This evening, my love)
    SATBB a cappella
    Secular text in Spanish
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 4
    Available directly

    SSA/piano
    Secular text in English by Diane Lockward
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Duration: 3:45
    Roger Dean catalog #15/2838R
    TTBB (some divisi) a cappella
    African-American Spiritual text in English
    Difficulty level (1-5): 3
    Available directly

Fishing in the Keep of Silence
   
SATB divisi/a cappella
    also available in TTBB divisi /a cappella
    Secular/Sacred  text in English by Linda Gregg
    
Difficulty rating (1-5): 3

    Duration 5:00

    Available directly

For the Beauty of the Earth
    SATB / piano
    Sacred text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Available directly

Four or Five Tadpoles
-- Commissioned by the Ft. Wayne Children's Choir --
    Three part chorus / vibraphone / marimba
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2.5
    Available directly

Go Down Moses
    SATB a cappella
    Sacred text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Santa Barbara Music catalog # SBMP 657

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ecording on Audio Page

God Be in My Head
    SATB a cappella
    Sacred text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Available directly

God is my Salvation
    Double SATB choir with 2 trumpets
    Sacred text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3.5
    Available directly

God Says Yes to Me
    SSAA/jazz string bass
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3.5
    Available directly

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ecording on Audio Page

Hear de lambs a-cryin’
    SATB a cappella
    African-American Spiritual text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Oxford Univ Press #0-19-386947-0

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ecording on Audio Page

Here is the Little Door
    SATB a cappella
    Christmas text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 4
    Available directly

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ecording on Audio Page

Hope
    SA / piano
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Duration 3:10
    Roger Dean catalog # 15/2435R

[Hush]
    SATB / cello / piano
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3.5
    Duration: 6 minutes
    Available directly

    SATB/piano
    Traditional French Carol
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Duration 4:20
    Roger Dean cat. #10/3684R
    Click to listen to recording on Audio Page

I Saw Three ships
    SSA / piano
    Also available with rental orchestration
    Traditional text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Oxford Univ Press #0-19-386690-0

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ecording on Audio Page

Il est ne le divin Enfant
    SATB a cappella
    Traditional Christmas text in French
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Oxford Univ Press #0-19-386830-X

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ecording on Audio Page

In the Bleak Midwinter
    SSAA plus soloist / piano
    Text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Duration: 4 minutes
    Available directly

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recording on Audio Page

Incantation (5 movements)
    Soprano solo / piano
    Sacred text in English by Elinor Wylie
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 4+
    Duration: 13 minutes
    Available directly

Jenny Kiss’d Me
    TTBB a cappella
    Original poem by Leigh Hunt, with extra parody verses in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Santa Barbara Music catalog # SBMP718

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recording on Audio Page

Jesus, Jesus, Rest Your Head
    SA / piano
    Traditional Christmas text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Duration: 3 1/2 minutes
    Roger Dean catalog #15/2168R

The Lady and the Bear
    SA / clarinet / piano
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Available directly

Lake Song
-- Commissioned by the Milwaukee Choral Artists --
    SSA/piano
    Text in English by Colette Inez
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2.5
   
Santa Barbara Music Publishing cat#SBMP 831
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ecording on Audio Page

The Lark in the Clear Air
    SA / piano (with some divisi to SSAA)
    Irish Ballad in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Duration: 3 1/2 minutes
    Available directly

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ecording on Audio Page

Late have I Loved You
    SATB / piano
    Sacred text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Available directly

Legend
    SATBB a cappella
    Christmas text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Available directly     Ten sections of the original arranged for
    SSAA / piano four hands (piano parts unaltered)
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
   
Duration: 10 minutes
   
Available directly
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recording on Audio Page

Life has Loveliness to Sell
-- Commissioned by the Naperville Central (IL) High School Treble Choir --
    SSA / piano
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Roger Dean catalog #15/2314R

The Light of Evening
    Double SATB chorus a capplla
    Sacred traditional texts for the Eastern Orthodox All-Night Vigil in Slavonic
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 5
    Duration: 10 minutes
    Available directly

little tree
-- Commissioned by the Michigan State Children's Choir --
    SA / piano
    Secular Christmas text in English by e. e. cummings
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Santa Barbara catalog #SMBP614

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ecording on Audio Page

    SSAA/piano
    Secular (yet quite spiritual) text by Denise Levertov
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2.5
    Duration 3:30
    Available directly

 
Loosin Yelav  (The Moon is Rising)
    SA/piano OR also available SATB / violin / piano
    Folk text in Armenian
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Santa Barbara catalog # SMBP679

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ecording on Audio Page

Los Astros (The Stars)
    SSA / piano
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 4
    Duration: 8 minutes
    Available directly
                                                                                            

Mary had a Baby, yes Lawd
    SATB a cappella
    Traditional spiritual Christmas text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Available directly

May I Be Happy
-- commissioned by the International Christian School, Hong Kong --
    SA/piano
    Traditional Buddhist texts in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Duration 3:30
    Available directly

Mashed Potato Love Poem (from "Play with Your Food")
    SSA/piano
   
Secular text in English by Sidney Hoddes
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Duration: 2:30
    Walton Music catalog #HL
08501759
   
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ecording on Audio Page

The Miller's Dance
    Cello quartet
    Manuel deFalla/arr. Paul Carey
    Available directly

A Million Miracles
    SATB / piano OR also arranged for SSAA / piano
    Sacred text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Oxford Univ Press SATB #0-19-386735-4
    Oxford Univ Press SSAA #0-19-386734-6

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ecording on Audio Page

Missa Brevis Incheon
-- Commissioned by the Incheon City Chorale --
    SATB a capella with divisi
    Sacred text in Latin (Mass Ordinary)
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 4-5

Morning Person
    SATB / piano, 4 hands
    Spiritual text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 4
    Roger Dean Publishing Company # 15/2599R

My Friend Elijah
    SATB a cappella (ask about  arrangement for SSAA / piano)
    Text in English by Natalie Goldberg
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Duration: 4 1/2 minutes
    Walton #WJMS1088

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ecording on Audio Page

    SA/piano
    Traditional Spiritual text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Duration 3:20
    Roger Dean Publishing catalog #15/2840R

The Mystery
    SATB / piano
    Sacred text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Available directly

The Nativity of Our Lord 
    SATB a cappella (6 movements)
    Sacred text in Latin
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Available directly


A New Commandment
    SATB / organ / soprano solo
    Sacred text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2.5
    Duration 3:25
    Curtis (division of Kjos) #C9308

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ecording on Audio Page

The New Ezekiel
    SATB a cappella
    Sacred text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Duration: 3 minutes
    Available directly

The Night is Young
    Colum Sands / arr. Paul Carey
    SATB a cappella
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2.5
    Oxford Univ Press #0-19-386953-5

Night Song
-- Commissioned by the Ft. Wayne Children's Choir --
    SA / piano
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Duration 2:30
    Roger Dean Publishing catalog # 15/2591R


Now To Sleep
    SA / piano
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Duration: 3 minutes
   
Roger Dean Publishing catalog # 15/2589R

O Nata Lux de Lumine (original)
    SATB / organ OR also arranged for SSSAA a cappella
    Sacred text in English and Latin
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Duration: 3 minutes
    Available directly

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Paint the Stars
-- Commissioned by the Cincinnati Children's Choir --
     SSA/piano
     Secular text in English by Julianna Kluger
     Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
     Duration 3:30

     Available directly

Pavane
    Cello quartet
    Gabriel Faure / arr. Paul Carey
    Available directly

Peace on Earth... and lots of little crickets

-- commissioned piece --
    SA / percussion / marimba
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2+
    Walton Music catalog #WLG129
    Hal Leonard catalog #HL08501658

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Peter Go Ring-a dem Bells
    SATB (with divisi) / piano
    African-American spiritual text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Colla Voce cat. #36-20154

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ecording on Audio Page

Play with your Food!
    SATB a cappella (ask about  SA / piano version)
    Secular texts in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 4
    Duration: 9 minutes
    Walton cat. #WW1407
    Hal Leonard cat #HL08501682

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ecording on Audio Page

Psalm 121
    SATB / solo trumpet / organ
    Sacred text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Duration: 4 minutes
    Available directly

Rain
-- Commissioned by the Cincinnati Children's Choir --
     SSA/piano
     Secular text in English by Sydney Braine
     Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
     Duration 4:00

     Available directly

Rise up, Emma Lazarus
    SSSAAA a cappella (2 movements)
    Sacred and secular texts in English by Emma Lazarus
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 4
    Duration: 6 minutes
    Available directly

Ritual Fire Dance
    Cello quartet
    Manuel de Falla / arr. Paul Carey
    Available directly

Sail Away
-- Commissioned by Lisa Fredenburgh --
     SSA/piano
     Secular text in English by Rabindranath Tagore
     Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
     Duration 3:30

     Available directly

Saviour. Light Eternal
    SATB a cappella
    Sacred Medieval French text in English translation
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Duration: 4 minutes
    Available directly

Seal Lullaby
-- Commissioned by the Ft. Wayne Children's Choir --
    SA / piano
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Roger Dean catalog #15/2328R

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ecording on Audio Page

Shepherds, Rejoice!
    SATB a cappella
    Christmas song in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Oxford Univ Press #0-19-385956-4

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ecording on Audio Page

The Shy Man
    SATB / piano
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Available directly

    by Daniel E. Gawthrop/arr. Paul Carey
    SSAA a cappella arrangement of
       Gawthrop’s original SATB piece
    Text in English by Jane Griner
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Dunstan House catalog # DH 0319

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ecording on Audio Page

The Star (Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star)
    SA/piano
    WA Mozart, arr Paul Carey
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Duration: 2:30
    Roger Dean Publishing catalog #15/2719R

Thanksgiving
-- Commissioned by the Michigan State University Children's Choir --
    SA / piano
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 1.5
    Santa Barbara #SMBP631

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ecording on Audio Page

This Sparkle of the Day
    SSA / organ
    Sacred text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Available directly

Thou Art the Sky
    SATB / piano
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2.5
    Duration 3:20
   
Roger Dean catalog #15/2430R

Tiny Stars
-- commissioned piece --
    String Trio
    Duration: 7 minutes
    Available directly

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ecording on Audio Page

    SA/solo clarinet/piano (also orchestrated)
    Also SABar/solo clarinet/piano (also orchestrated)
    Hanukkah text in English by Sherri Lasko
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Duration 3:45
    Santa Barbara catalog # SMBP 788 (SA version)
    Santa Barbara catalog # SMBP 791 (SABar version)

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ecording on Audio Page

Voices of Earth
    -- Commissioned by the Briar Cliff Singers & Chamber Choir --
    SATB /piano
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2.5
    Available directly

Walk, Mary, Down de Lane
    TTBB (some divisi) a cappella
    African-American Spiritual text in English
    Difficulty level (1-5): 3
    Available directly

Walk Together Children
    TTBB (some divisi) a cappella
    African-American Spiritual text in English
    Difficulty level (1-5): 3
    vailable directly
    Treble unison / piano
    Secular text in English by Vachel Lindsay
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Roger Dean Publishing catalog #15/2589

The Water is Wide
    SABar / piano
    Also available SA / piano
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Oxford Univ Press #0-19-386852-7

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ecording on Audio Page

The Wexford Carol
    SSAA a cappella
    Traditional Christmas text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Duration: 4 1/2 minutes
    Available directly

When I Bring You Colour'd Toys
    John Alden Carpenter / arr. Paul Carey
    SSAA / piano
    Secular text in Englishby Rabindranath Tagore
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Oxford Univ Press #0-19-386691-9

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ecording on Audio Page

When Jesus Wept
    SATB double choir with divisi / a cappella
    (Based on the William Billings' tune)
    Sacred text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 4
    Duration 6:00
    Available directly



Where go the Boats?
    SA / piano
    Secular text in English by Robert Louis Stevenson
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2.5
    Duration: 3 minutes
    Roger Dean catalog #15-2170R

The White Rose
    SSA / piano & violin
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2.5
    Duration: 4 minutes
   
Walton #HL08501630
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ecording on Audio Page

Will you be sensible, girl!
    TTBB a cappella
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Available directly

Winter Solstice
-- Commissioned by the Santa Fe Women's Ensemble --
    SSA / harp or piano
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Duration 7:00 (2 mvmts)
   
Roger Dean cat. #15/2715R
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ecording on Audio Page

Winter's Night Carol
-- Commissioned by the Nebraska Choral Art Society --
    SATB/SA children's choir (or use SA subgroup of main choir)/brass quintet
    Sacred texts in English by Thomas Merton
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2.5
    Available directly

You Begin
    SSA / solo cello
    Secular text in English by Margaret Atwood
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Duration 4:10
    Roger Dean catalog #15/2442R
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ecording on Audio Page

You Gonna Eat That?
-- Commissioned by the Fort Wayne, Indiana Children's Choir --
    4-part spoken
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2.5
    Available directly

Yours are the only Hands
    SA / handbells / triangle / piano
    Sacred text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Duration: 4 minutes
    Available directly

 

  

      INDEX LISTINGS

  Mixed Chorus
  Treble Chorus
  Children's Chorus
  Male Chorus

  Instrumental   
  Solo Voice

  Sacred
  Secular
  Winter Holidays

  Commisioned Works