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    Apostrophe to Zion | tenor & contralto with mixed ensemble

    (Grand Duet, No. 3, Fragment 24 from ELATIO: Praises and Prophecies, Intermezzo 3 Dusk)
    15 min. (1998) [Instrumentation: tenor, contralto, 3fl, 3bsn, 4hrns in F, harp, pno, 4vc] 88-page score with text, forward, and performance notes. Lyrics: selections from the Dead Sea Scroll Apocryphal Psalms, Apostrophe to Zion, XXII (11QPsa); Engl. trans. by Geza Vermes. More text . . . here
    [ NYPL] Currently for academic use only.
    ~ This piece needs a world premiere.
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #38-24):
    Purchase Rates =
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  • (2) $150 = set of parts - not yet available;
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    The sound file is a computer realization with synthesized voices.
    (.pdf) - page1 | page68 |
    (Real Audio) - measures24-39 | measures44-66 | measures134-154 | measures223-254 | measures319-336

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    As the Sun Sets | contralto, women's chorus & mixed trio

    (Evensong Canticle, Fragment 22 from ELATIO: Praises and Prophecies, Intermezzo 3 Dusk)
    8 min. (1998) [Instrumentation: lyric contralto soloist, women's chorus, 2fl, 2hrns in F & pno] 22-page score with text, forward, and performance notes. Lyrics: selections from the Dead Sea Scroll The War Rule, XVIII (1QM); Engl. trans. by Geza Vermes. More text . . . here
    [ NYPL] Currently for academic use only.
    ~ This piece needs a world premiere.
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #38-22):
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    The sound file is a computer realization with synthesized voices.
    (.pdf) - page1a | page17b |
    (Real Audio) - measures31-60 | measures89-104

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    Benediction | women's chorus & reduced orchestra

    (Parody, Fragment 21 from ELATIO: Praises and Prophecies, Section II Day)
    6.5 min. (1998) [Instrumentation: women's chorus, 2fl, 2tpt, 2hrns in F, 2tbn, euph, glock, celesta, vib, perc, 2vln, vla, vc, bass] 31-page score with text, forward, and performance notes. (Programming note: set with Fragment 4 for complete use of mixed chorus and full orchestra forces on stage.) Music quotation from the 10th C. Sarum chant Verbum supernum, prodiens. Lyrics: selections from the Dead Sea Scroll The Blessing of the Faithful, III, The Blessings (1QSb; Engl. trans. by Geza Vermes. More text . . . here
    [ NYPL] Currently for academic use only.
    ~ This piece needs a world premiere.
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #38-21):
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    The sound file is a computer realization, synthesized voices.
    (.pdf) - page1 | page3 | (Real Audio) - measures1-28 | measures41-57 | measures102-121

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    Black Bridge | SATB mixed choir (or quartet) with solo violoncello

    over 5 min. (2007) - 7-page vocal score with audience notes, composer's bio, full text & selected reading (Song of Solomon 8:7). Original story, text, and music by Lynn Job. More desc . . . here
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #89):
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  • (2) $3.00 = 3-page cello part (contact us for billing | here);
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    View Full text | (.pdf) - page 1 | (.pdf) - page 6 | cello part - page 1 of 3 | cued cello part - page 1 of 5
    (Real Audio) - synth demo clip, coming soon!

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    BOOMERANGST | staged musical

    (book and lyrics by Sara J. Romersberger, registered with ASCAP & BMI)
    2 hr. (1998-2001) for 13 characters (7 women, 6 men as 10 theater arts students and 3 professors), arranged for acoustic pit orchestra (MIDI demo available). [completed are 37 min: 2 ballads and 2 choruses--of a 14-musical-number concept.]
    ~ Workshopped - still in development.
    Contact the music editor at BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #42) for demo recordings, sheet music, and grand rights to any individual ballad or chorus production. Rentals arranged on request. Individual titles: "Why Am I Here?" (alto ballad, 6 min., #42-1); "Choices" (baritone ballad, 6 min. 50 sec., #42-2); "Journal" (solo/ensemble rondo, 20 min., #42-3); "If You Can't Do It: Teach!" (mixed trio/ensemble, 3 min. 45 sec., #42-4)

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    Collection of Ballads for Solo Voice and Guitar.

    1972-76 | unpublished and not for sale.

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    ELATIO: Praises and Prophecies | 2 soloists, 2 choruses & orchestra

    1 hr. 40 min. (1995-1998) (texts the Dead Sea Scrolls, Latin carols, & scripture). This version has 16 completed fragments of the original, larger 28-fragment scheme in work. [Minimum Instrumentation: lyric contralto, tenor,women's chorus, men's chorus, 3fl, 2rec., 3cl, 2ob, 3bsn, 2tpt, 4hrn, 2tbn, euph., harp, pno, misc. perc., glock., cel., vib., mba, timp., t-tom, tmbn, 3vln1, 2vln2, 4vln3, vla1, 2vla2, 4vcl, 2bs] [ Order the complete supporting essay with score from U.Microfilms International, document number #9914280, essay 160 pp., score 417 pp.] More text . . . here
    [ NYPL]. Some parts currently for academic use only. Call for updates
    ~ Portions have had a world premiere.

    Review copies (score, treatise, recordings) available to check-out by special request - 940-566-0315.
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #38).

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    The First Blues Song | alto with jazz combo

    8 min. (1975) [Instrumentation: alto soloist, clarinet, tenor sax, trumpet, piano, drum set]
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #48). Not for sale.

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    High Word of God (verbum supernum, prodiens) | men's chorus & mixed ensemble

    (Trope, Fragment 4 from ELATIO: Praises and Prophecies, Section I Night)
    under 7 min. (1998) [Instrumentation: men's chorus and 2t.rec, 2ob, 2cl, 2bsn, 2vc, mrmba, 3timp]. 20-page score with text, forward, and performance notes. (Programming note: set with Fragment 21 for complete use of mixed chorus and full orchestra forces on stage.) Music quotation from the 10th C. Sarum chant Verbum supernum, prodiens; Latin text from the same public domain carol. More text . . . here
    [ NYPL]
    ~ This piece needs a world premiere.
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #38-4):
    Purchase rates =
  • (1) $9.75 = score in C (8.5x14) (this = your shopping cart option);
  • (2) $60 = set of parts - not yet available;
  • (3) $45 = Rental sets (conducting score in C and parts) - not yet available.
    The sound file is a computer realization, synthesized voices.
    View text | page1 | page13 | measures125-150 | measures151-172 | measures174-204

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    Jesu | middle voice, flute & piano

    4.5 min. (1983, rev. 1999) 6-page score with composer's forward, indep. flute and oversize piano parts. Text by Lynn Job with several multi-lingual names of God and the quote Nehemiah 8:10 (NIV). More text . . . here
    [ NYPL].
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #19):
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    View notes | (.pdf) - page3 | (Real Audio) - Jesu clip (rehearsal)

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    The Light in My Heart | women's chorus & reduced orchestra

    (Epiphany Madrigal, Fragment 14 from ELATIO: Praises and Prophecies, Section II Day)
    5.5 min. (1998) [Instrumentation: women's chorus and 2fl, 2tpt, 2hrns in F, 2tbn, euph, glock, celesta, vib, perc, 2vln, 2vla, 2vc, bass] 27-page score with text, forward, and performance notes. Lyrics: selections from the Dead Sea Scroll The Community Rule XI(1QS); Engl. trans. by Geza Vermes. More text . . . here
    [ NYPL]. Currently for academic use only.
    ~ This piece needs a world premiere.
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #38-14):
    Purchase rates =
  • (1) $15.75 = score in C (8.5x14) (this = your shopping cart option);
  • (2) $159 = set of parts - not yet available;
  • (3) $60 = Rental set (conducting score in C and parts) - not yet available.
    The sound file is a computer realization, synthesized voices.
    (.pdf) - page1 | page22 | (Real Audio) - measures1-58

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    The Lord is Great and Holy | contralto, women's chorus & mixed trio

    (Antiphonal Hymn, Fragment 12 from ELATIO: Praises and Prophecies, Intermezzo 2, Dawn)
    under 8 min. (1998) [Instrumentation: lyric contralto soloist, women's chorus, 2fl, 2hrns in F, pno] 24-page score with text, forward, and performance notes. Lyrics: selections from the Dead Sea Scroll Apocryphal Psalms, "Hymns to the Creator," XXVI (11QPsa); Engl. trans. by Geza Vermes. More text . . . here
    [ NYPL]. Currently for academic use only.
    ~ This piece needs a world premiere.
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #38-12):
    Purchase rates =
  • (1) $12.75 = score in C (8.5x14) (this = your shopping cart option);
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  • (3) $40 = Rental set (conducting score in C and parts) - not yet available.
    The sound file is a computer realization, synthesized voices.
    (.pdf) - page1 | page16 | (Real Audio) - measures139-146 | measures162-178 | measures191-end

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    May the Lord Bless You! | women's chorus & reduced orchestra

    (Benediction, Fragment 20 from ELATIO: Praises and Prophecies, Section II Day)
    5 min. (1998) [Instrumentation: women's chorus and 2fl, 2tpt, 2hrns in F, 2tbn, euph, glock, celesta, vib, perc, 2vln, vla, vc, bass] 26-page score with text, forward, and performance notes. Lyrics: selections from the Dead Sea Scroll The Blessings, "The Blessings of the Faithful" I (1QSb); Engl. trans. by Geza Vermes. More text . . . here
    [ NYPL]. Currently for academic use only.
    ~ This piece needs a world premiere.
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #38-20):
    Purchase rates =
  • (1) $15.75 = score in C (8.5x14) (this = your shopping cart option);
  • (2) $159 = set of parts - not yet available;
  • (3) $60 = Rental sets (conducting score in C and parts) - not yet available.
    The sound file is a computer realization, synthesized voices.
    (.pdf) - page1 | (Real Audio) - measures92-end

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    My Pretty Animals | alto voice & piano

    2.5 min. (1980) Text by Kenneth Patchen. 6-page score with perf. notes and symbol index, graphic notation & extended 20th C. vocal technique. Lively, fun theatrical presentation. More text . . . here
    [ NYPL] Currently for academic use only.
    Available on loan from BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #10). [manuscript format]
    premiere | View notes | page1 | Pretty1

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    The Mysteries of Sin | men's chorus & mixed ensemble

    (A Meditation, Fragment 7 from ELATIO: Praises and Prophecies, Section I Night)
    7.5 min. (1998) [Instrumentation: men's chorus and 2rec, 2ob, 3cl, 3bsn, 4vc, mrmba, 4timp] 36-page score with text, forward, and performance notes. (Programming note: set with Fragment 18 for complete use of mixed chorus and full orchestra forces on stage.) Lyrics: selections from the Dead Sea Scroll The Triumph of Righteousness, I, (1Q27); Engl. trans. by Geza Vermes. More text . . . here
    [ NYPL]. Currently for academic use only.
    ~ This piece needs a world premiere.
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #38-7):
    Purchase rates =
  • (1) $11.75 = score in C (8.5x14) (this = your shopping cart option);
  • (2) $75 = set of parts - not available;
  • (3) $55 = Rental set (conducting score in C and parts) - not yet available.
    The sound file is a computer realization, synthesized voices.
    (.pdf) - page1 | page28 | (Real Audio) - measures45-86 | measures119-end

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    O come, O come Emmanuel | tenor, SATB chorus & mixed ensemble

    (Carol Variation, Fragment 5 from ELATIO: Praises and Prophecies, Section I Night)
    4 min. 15 sec. (1998) [Instrumentation: tenor solo, SATB chorus and 2rec, 2ob, 2cl, 2bsn, 2vc, mrmba, 4timp] 9-page score with text, forward, and performance notes. Original music mixed with quotation from the 13th C. Advent hymn Veni, veni Emanuel; Latin text from the same public domain carol. More text . . . here
    [ NYPL]
    ~ This piece needs a world premiere.
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #38-5):
    Purchase rates =
  • (1) $6.75 = study score in C (8.5x14) (this = your shopping cart option);
  • (2) $3.25 = vocal score - not yet available;
  • (3) $48 = set of instrumental parts - not yet available;
  • (4) $45 =5-20 voices; $65 =21-50 voices; $75 =51-100 voices as Rental set (conducting score in C, vocal score, and instrumental parts) - not yet available.
    The sound file is a computer realization, synthesized voices.
    View text | page1 | page3 | measures2-38

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    Parrots of Rio | middle voice & piano, or, solo piano

    unfinished (1977). Not for sale.
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #50)

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    Peace be on You, Israel | contralto, women's chorus & mixed trio

    (A Morning Responsory, Fragment 13 from ELATIO: Praises and Prophecies, Intermezzo 2 Dawn)
    over 2 min. (1998) [Instrumentation: contralto, women's chorus and fl, hrn in F, pno] 6-page score with text, forward, and performance notes. Lyrics: selections from the Dead Sea Scroll Daily Prayers, III (4Q503); Engl. trans. by Geza Vermes. More text . . . here
    [ NYPL] Currently for academic use only.
    ~ This piece needs a world premiere.
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #38-13):
    Purchase rates =
  • (1) $5.75 = score in C (8.5x14) (this = your shopping cart option);
  • (2) $2.10 = vocal score (full) - not yet available;
  • (3) $30 = set of trio parts - not yet available;
  • (4) $28 = 5-20 voices; $32 = 21-50 voices; $36 = 51-100 voices - Rental set (incl. conducting score in C, trio parts, and vocal scores) - not yet available.
    The sound file is a computer realization, synthesized voices.
    (.pdf) - page1 | (Real Audio) - measures2-13

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    Psalms | contralto, women's chorus & mixed trio

    (A Lullaby, Fragment 23 from ELATIO: Praises and Prophecies, Intermezzo 3 Dusk)
    3 min. (1998) [Instrumentation: contralto, women's chorus and fl, hrn in F, pno] 9-page score with text, forward, and performance notes. Lyrics: selections from the Holy Bible (NIV) Psalm 145:18a, Psalm 115:9a, and Psalm 34:3. (Programming note: pair with Fragment 2 The Two Lights for a variant work using tenor solo, men's chorus and different trio.) More text . . . here
    [ NYPL]
    ~ This piece needs a world premiere.
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #38-23):
    Purchase rates =
  • (1) $5.75 = score in C (8.5x14) (this = your shopping cart option);
  • (2) $2.10 = each vocal score (full) = not yet available;
  • (3) $30 = set of trio parts - not yet available;
  • (4) $28 = 5-20 voices; $32 = 21-50 voices; $36 = 51-100 voices - Rental set (incl. conducting score in C, trio parts, and vocal score) - not yet available.
    The sound file is a computer realization, synthesized voices.
    View text | (.pdf) - page1 | page4 | (Real Audio) - measures29-46 | measures72-end

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    Psalm 68 | SATB choir & trio

    4 min. (1975) [Instrumentation: arr. for SATB choir, flute, baritone horn, guitar. Originally for guitar and voice; also arranged for voice & combo (guitar, tpt, pno, drum set)] Lyrics portions of Psalm 68 (The Holy Bible in English).
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (no catalog #) Not for sale.

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    Psalms and Samuel | tenor, men's chorus & mixed trio

    (Motet Concertato, Fragment 3 from ELATIO: Praises and Prophecies, Intermezzo 1
    3.5 min. (1998) [Instrumentation: tenor, men's chorus and bsn, harp, vc] 11-page score with text, forward, and performance notes. Lyrics: selections from the Holy Bible (NIV) 1 Samuel 2:2a,c, Psalm 25:22, and Psalm 147:2. More text . . . here
    [ NYPL]
    ~ This piece needs a world premiere.
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #38-3):
    Purchase rates =
  • (1) $5.75 = score in C (8.5x14) (this = your shopping cart option);
  • (2) $2.10 = vocal score (full) each - not yet available;
  • (3) $30 = set of trio parts - not yet available;
  • (4) $28/5-20 voices; $32/21-50 voices; $36/51-100 voices - Rental sets (incl. conducting score in C, trio parts, and vocal score) - not yet available.
    The sound file is a computer realization, synthesized voices.
    View text | (.pdf) - page1 | page7 | measures61-90

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    Story Theater | incidental music (live)

    1.5 hrs (1977) original improvised piano stage music plus character ballads for Westminster Community Playhouse, Calif. summer stock production.
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (no catalog #) Not for sale.

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    Systole: Book I (3 songs)| middle voice & piano

    12 min. total (2001-2002) | Song cycle with: No.1 Ivory Eyes (full moon) [Ireland] | No. 2 Bamboo Skies (new moon) [Taiwan] | No. 3 Mosaic Flame (crescent moon) [Israel]. 23-page score with composer's bio. & perf. notes. Medium to Difficult. More text . . . here
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #56).
    Purchase rate =
  • (1) $9.25 = score - letter-sized, 3-hole punched performance loose leaf edition;
  • (2) $9.25 = score - booklet format, library edition;
  • (3) $12.25 = score - 9x12-inch large piano edition;
  • (4) $25.00 = Performance set - both small and large scores with demo CD (this = your shopping cart option).
    composer | (.pdf) - Notes | Texts | Ivory p.1 | Bamboo p.1 | Flame p.1
    (Real Audio) Ivory beginning | Bamboo ending | Mosaic middle

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    Thy Word is Truth | tenor & mixed trio

    (Air, Fragment 9 from ELATIO: Praises and Prophecies, Intermezzo 2 Dawn)
    3.5 min. (1998, rev. 2002) [Instrumentation: tenor and bsn, harp, vc] 7-page score with text, forward, and performance notes. Lyrics: selections from the Dead Sea Scroll The Thanksgiving Hymns, XI (1QH); Engl. trans. by Geza Vermes. More text . . . here
    [ NYPL]. Currently for academic use only.
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #38-9, 2001):
    Purchase rates =
  • (1) $5.75 = conducting/study score (8.5x14) (contact us for billing | here);
  • (2) $4.10 = vocal score (full instrumentation, 8.5X11) each (contact us for billing | here);
  • (3) $4.10 = vocal score (piano reduction, 8.5x11) (2 for $6) (contact us for billing | here);
  • (4) $15.00 = set of trio parts (contact us for billing | here);
  • (5) Rental sets = incl. conducting/study score (opt.), trio parts, and vocal score (either full or piano) = $28.00 (contact us for billing | here);
  • (6) $35.00 = Performance Set (like rental, including demo CD | send preferences by email or phone) (this = your shopping cart option).
    (.pdf) - page1 | page2 | (Real Audio) - beginning

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    The Two Lights | tenor, men's chorus & mixed trio

    (A Lullaby, Fragment 2 from ELATIO: Praises and Prophecies, Intermezzo 1 Dusk)
    2 min. (1998) [Instrumentation: tenor, men's chorus & bsn, harp, vc] 7-page score with text, forward, and performance notes. Lyrics: selections from the Dead Sea Scroll Liturgical Prayer, II (1Q34 and 34bis); Engl. trans. by Geza Vermes. More text . . . here
    [ NYPL] Currently for academic use only.
    ~ This piece needs a world premiere.
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #38-2):
    Purchase rates =
  • (1) $5.75 = score in C (8.5x14) (this = your shopping cart option);
  • (2) $2.10 = vocal score (full) each - not yet available;
  • (3) $30 = set of trio parts - not yet available;
  • (4) Rental sets (incl. conducting score in C, trio parts, and vocal score) = $28 = 5-20 voices; $32 = 21-50 voices; $36 = 51-100 voices - not yet available.
    The sound file is a computer realization, synthesized voices.
    composer | (.pdf) - page1 | (Real Audio) - measures27-46

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    What Am I? | contralto & mixed trio

    (Air, Fragment 11 from ELATIO: Praises and Prophecies, Intermezzo 2 Dawn)
    over 5 min. (1998, rev. 2002) [Instrumentation: contralto and fl, hrn in F, pno] 9-page score with text, forward, and performance notes. Lyrics: selections from the Dead Sea Scroll The Thanksgiving Hymns, XI (1QH); Engl. trans. by Geza Vermes. More text . . . here
    [ NYPL]. Currently for academic use only.
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #38-11):
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    (.pdf) - page1 | page4 | (Real Audio) - measures 89-134

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    Who Can Stand in Thy Presence? | mixed chorus & reduced orchestra

    (Anthem, Fragment 18 from ELATIO: Praises and Prophecies, Section II Day)
    15 min. (1998) [Instrumentation: SSATBB and 2fl, 2tpt, 2hrns in F, 2tbn, euph, glock, celesta, vib, perc, 4vln, 2vla, 2vc, bass] 74-page score with text, forward, and performance notes. Lyrics: selections from the Dead Sea Scroll The Thanksgiving Hymns, X (1QH); Engl. trans. by Geza Vermes. More text . . . here
    [ NYPL]. Currently for academic use only.
    ~ This piece needs a world premiere.
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    The sound file is a computer realization, synthesized voices.
    (.pdf) - page1 | page67 | (Real Audio) - measures1-13 | measures123-140 | measures293-307 | measures337-end

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    Yeshua, Our Dedication | mixed chorus (SATB) & soprano recorder or flute

    (a Carol for Christmas and the Feast of Dedication)
    5 min. (2004) 4-page score with text, bio, and notes. Lyrics: English, original, poetic meter of
    "O Little Town of Bethlehem". More text . . . here
    ~ This piece needs a world premiere.
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    Text | page 1

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    YOU | middle voice & piano

    under 2 min. (2000) a 1950s style country love ballad, arranged for low/middle voice with piano and guitar chords. ~ Premiered in W. Inge's play Bus Stop May, 2000, as sung by the character "Cherie." 4-page sheet music with lyrics on the inside cover. More text . . . here
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #44) = $4.60

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    Introduction | women's choir

    1 min. (1975) (a gift for the Girl's Ensemble of Rancho Alamito High School, Carol Ulveden, conductor)
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #49) Not for sale.

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    Kyrie eleison (Trope: Titus 2:11 & 1Kings 8:28) | mixed chorus

    3-3.5 min. (2009 rev., 2000) SATB chorus. 8-page score with composer's bio and performance notes. Medium to Hard difficulty. Text: Greek transliterations of scripture & English. More text . . . here
    [ NYPL, first edition copy--now withdrawn from performance]
    ~ World premiere Sept. 25, 2009, Morning Prayers at Harvard Memorial Church.
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #43, 2nd ed.)
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    (.pdf) - pages 1-2 | (Real Audio) - world premiere (3.30 min./2.5 MB), Harvard U Choir Choral Fellows, directed on this date by Carson Cooman

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    Matin | men's chorus

    8 min. (1979, rev. 1999) 4-part chorus. 18-page score with text, forward, and performance notes. Text: Liturgical Latin text in public domain by Anon., with Engl. trans. and poetic paraphrase by Lynn Job. More text . . . here
    [ NYPL].
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    premiere | American Music Center | View (.pdf/.gif) notes | text | cover.gif | page1 |
    (Real Audio) - letter54 | matin end

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    O vos omnes | mixed chorus & timpani

    (Interlude I from WEEP, A Lover's Requiem)
    2 min. 15 sec. (2002) 5 parts. 8-page score with notes. Text: setting of Jeremiah's Lamentations 1:12. Out of context, it can be performed with or without timpani, and, with a minimum of 5 voices. Level: college/pro. More text . . . here
    ~ This piece needs a world premiere.
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    The sound file is a computer realization.
    View page 1 (Real Audio) - beginning

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    Petition (an a cappella meditation) | mixed chorus & soloists

    5 min. (2001) 8-part mixed chorus with 8 soloists (from the chorus or extra). 32-page score with text, and performance notes. Level: difficult. Style: eclectic mid-east motif, jazz and traditional harmonies, chorale type cadences. Text: selections from the Dead Sea Scroll [1QS]The Community Rule, inspired by the Geza Vermes Engl. translations. More text . . . here
    [ NYPL]
    ~ This piece needs a world premiere.
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    View (.pdf) text | page1 | page13 | piano_part

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    Two Sacred Motets in the style of the 16th century | mixed chorus
    I. Sancta immaculata virginitas (2-parts); II. Jesu nostra redemptio (3-parts)

    under 3 min. total (1978, rev. 2000) 4-page score with composer's bio., medium difficulty. Text: Latin, anon. liturgy. More text . . . here
    [ NYPL]
    BUCKTHORN MUSIC PRESS (catalog #1)
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    Sancta | Jesu | (Real Audio) I.Sancta | II.Jesu

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  • Manuscripts in Work

    Vocal Dr. Job

    ELATIO: Praises and Prophecies (catalog #38-fragment number), (texts from the Dead Sea Scrolls), expansion of the 1998 original 16 fragments into the larger 28-fragment scheme, contralto and tenor soloists, 2 choruses, and orchestra, in work at 35%, 1999-

    Five Songs for a Man, (original text) Tenor/Baritone, viola, clarinet, piano, in work at 10%, 1980-

    La Taquine (catalog #33) (Chanson by Victor Hugo), S,A,T, flutes, trombones, cellos, piano, in work at 20%, 1987-

    Laws (catalog #16), a one-act opera, in work at 10%, 1982-

    Portal (catalog #58), a cappella double SATB, in work at 5%, 2002-

    Searching Matstsebah: Isaiah 19:19-20 (catalog #27), 5 amplified narrators/singers, strings, horns, extended percussion, final ink at 45% (approx. 30 minutes), sketches at70% (research took 1 years concerning the Great Pyramid of Giza), 1986-

    Systole: Book II (4 songs) for lower voice (catalog #63), (original lyrics) voice & piano, at 5%, 2002-

    The Ninth Plague (catalog #15), mixed choir, viola, vibraphone, bowed crotales and other percussion, in work at 30%, 1982-

    Toliman (catalog #30), (chamber work) baritone solo, viola, flute, piano, in work at 35%, 1999-

    WEEP: a Lover's Requiem (catalog #32) (text from Jeremiah) 2 antiphonal choirs, soloists, orchestra, in work at 25%, 1987-

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