1. Unison Mass: 4 movements in 5 minutes; with organ accompaniment by Sam Walter. Premiered at St. Anne's Pro-Cathedral of Brooklyn; also performed at The Church of The Resurrection and Cathedral of St. John The Divine all in NYC.
2. The Stag Ritual:5 minutes; 4 movements; poem by Andrew Swan; 1a. The Stage Ritual: for baritone and bass voices. Unperformed. 1b. The Stage Ritual: for two bassoons. Unperformed.
3. Sic Transit gloria mundi: 3 part chorus; 10 minutes in English with some Latin; Emily Dickinson (uc). Used with permission. Unperformed.
4. Fire Chant: Commissioned by "Non-Verbal Sacred Chants." 1 minute, for three part chorus sung on vowels. for mixed chorus. Unperformed and withheld.
5. Blessings on This House: 3 minutes; Text by Andrew Swan; in 2010, won first place in the Boston Metro Opera International Composition Competition in the choral music category, and was premiered by BOM and performed several more times by BMO. See "Ritual" VI;III;2. A recording will be available soon. 6. Unaccompanied Mass: 3 movements: "Kyrie" "Sanctus/Benedictus" and "Agnus Die: in 5 min. A two minute "Gloria" was added latter for Edith Ho, at "The Church of The Advent" Boston. Unperformed.
7. Psalms of Peace: 5 movements in 10 minutes. I. premiered at King's Chapel, Boston, MA under Daniel Pinkham; V. was premiered at The United Parish in Brookline, MA under Geza Klembala and also performed at Old South, Boston under Harry Huff. All three performances are recorded. A recording will be available soon. The rest of the Psalms are unperformed.
8. The Silent Land!: 5 poems translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; 5 movements in 15 minutes. Movement III: "Gd. Alone" won "The Director's Prize" of The Longfellow Chorus, premiered and recorded in Portland, ME, also performed in NJ. The rest unperformed.
9. As Winter Comes: Halloween Cantata: A Ritual for Samhain; 7 movements in 15 minutes with text by Andrew Swan.
See also listings below: "Psalm 23" from "Psalms of David" VI;III;1; and "Psalm 24" and "Dreams" from "Lavender Requiem" VI;III;2.
II. Chorus with Instruments:
1. 900 Miles: 2 minutes; traditional folk song; male chorus with a bass-baritone solo; written for Flossie Dunne and the Apollo club of Boston. Unperformed.
2. gay valentine's day: 13 minutes; 7 movements; TTBB male chorus; 4 male soloists, e. e. cummings. 2a gay valentine's day:with viola, 'cello and double bass. 2b. gay valentine's day: with piano.
3. Mass: SATB with organ; 4 movements in 5 minutes. SATB chorus. Performed at The Church of The Resurrection under Samuel Walter. 2 versions of "Agnus Dei."
4. Song of Peace: 6 minutes; SATB chorus with SATB soloists,John Greenleaf Whittier. Uses the tune "Intercessor" by C. Hubert H. Parry. 2a. Song of Peace: with brass sextet (2 F. H. 2 Trump. 2 Trom.) & timpani. Unperformed. 2b. Song of Peace: with organ. alternate version with organ. Unperformed.
5. That I Did Always Love: SATB chorus with soprano and bass-baritone soloists, flute doubling alto flute, and piano; 5 movements in 15 minutes; Dickinson (uc) . Movement II. "Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee" text by Henry van Dyke; premiered by soprano, Linda Cecil and Malinda Callas, flute. Commissioned by, and performed at Christ Church, New Brunswick, NJ. Also performed by Janet Wheeler, soprano; James Scott, flute and Samuel Walter, organ; St. John's, Moorstown, NJ (the wedding of Linda Cecil and the composer.) Movement IV: "Our Father Mother who art in Heaven" (Lord's Prayer); premiered by Janet Wheeler, soprano in Manchester by The Sea, MA; USA. See also III/II/4/III. Movement V "Love is like Life" for SATB; performed at Colby College, Waterville, ME under Raymond Ackerman. Recordings of II and V will be available soon.
6. Great Mushup! SATB chorus and soloist with untuned percussion. Native American inspired cantata to the poem by Andrew Swan.
7. Passion according to St. Mark: SATB chorus with 13 soloists, flute & organ; 30 minutes (originally 35); uses texts from The King James Bible; and "O Sacred Head, Now Wounded" by Paul Gerhart (trans. Robert Bridges). Performed at The Church of The Resurrection in NYC (1970) under Dr. Samuel Walter, Cablecast on BNN-TV as "Allegory on Love" staring Lou-Ann Kruetil (narrator), TJ Norris and the composer (visual actors) with the musicians: Janet Wheeler and June LaBell, and Carrie Glover, sopranos; Virginia Harms, Emily Golden, altos; Jack Witcher, tenor; Robert Kuehn, baritone (Jesus); the composer, bass (Pilot) and other soloists; James Scott, Flute; Clair Van Audsdall, organ; and the choir of The Church of The Resurrection under Dr. Sam Walter. A recording will be available soon.
See also "Ample Make This Bed" See VI;I;1.
III. Mixed Chorus with Chamber Orchestra:
1. Psalms of David: SATB chorus and soloists, c. 17 minutes. 1. Psalm 150 (English): 3 part chorus SA(T)B and SAB soloists; c. 5 minutes. Performed (& recorded) at The Church of The Resurrection, NYC, under Samuel Walter with Janet Wheeler, Virginia Harms and Robert Kuehn, soloists; A recording will be available soon. 2. Psalm 23: c. 4 minutes; unaccompanied chorus; based on a withheld "Prayer of St. Chrysostom" commissioned by the church of the same name. Unperformed. 3. Psalm 130 (Latin) chorus with soprano solo; c. 5 minutes; performed without chorus by Shinobu Takagi, soprano and Daryl Cooper, piano; 1a. Psalms of David: with trumpet, percussion, timpani and strings. 1b. Psalms of David: with organ.
2. Lavender Requiem:7 movements in 22 minutes; with soprano solo, solo SATB quartet and chorus. The texts: Psalms of David, Emily Dickinson, and William Butler Yeats (English); "Kyrie eleison" (Greek); Angilbertus, Prudentius and "Requiem aeternam" (Latin). Written in memory of the victims of the Nazi "Pink Triangle." "Psalm 24" performed by at Bates College, ME under Marion Anderson and The First Unitarian Society of Cambridge under Gordon Dean. The rest unperformed. 2a. Lavender Requiem: with timpani, and strings; 2b. Lavender Requiem: with piano.
See also "Ample Make This Bed" VII/I/1 and "Three Character Studies" VII/II/2.