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Unpublished Compositions

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Please contact me if you are interested in obtaining any of these pieces.

ORGAN

Variations on “A mighty fortress is our God” (2012)

Commissioned by Augustana Lutheran Church of Hyde Park, Chicago, for the dedication of their new Wahl pipe organ on April 20, 2012. The recording is of me performing at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in New York City, a much larger instrument than the organ at Augustana Lutheran Church of Hyde Park.

HYMNS

Alleluia, alleluia, hearts and voices (2015)

Hymn no. 190 (tune: Lux Eoi) from the Episcopal Hymnal 1982 arranged for congregation, choir, organ, brass quartet, and timpani.

CHORAL

Behold, a virgin shall conceive (1998)

SATB unaccompanied choir; commissioned by The Schola Cantorum of St. Peter the Apostle (J. Michael Thompson, director); Matthew 1:23 (NRSV alt.)

Comfort, comfort now my people (2015)

Introit for SATB unaccompanied choir. Composed for the December 6, 2015 Advent Festival of Lessons and Carols at the Church of the Epiphany in Manhattan. The chromatic harmony will challenge your choir!

Feed your children, God most holy

or alt. text Speis uns, o Gott, deiner Kinder (2014)

Soprano solo (opt.), SATB, organ. Commissioned by Walter and Christina Borst in honor of their children Kevin and Jamie, in support of the Church of the Epiphany’s Wednesday Homeless Dinner Program. English translation by my paternal grandfather, the Rev. Harry P. Long (1876-1946). May be sung in English or German (or both). Premiered May 18, 2014.

Fling wide the door (2013)

Introit for SATB unaccompanied choir.

In deepest night (1997, rev. 2009)

Hymn-anthem setting of my hymntune Southwest; text by Susan Palo Cherwien; commissioned by William and Nancy Raabe.

Lord, you have searched me out (2013)

SATB unaccompanied choir, based on Psalm 139. Premiered October 13, 2013. Commissioned by Paul and Stacey Gutman in honor of their daughter Olivia in support of the Church of the Epiphany’s Wednesday Homeless Dinner Program.

May the angels lead you into paradise (2011)

UNISON (cantor or choir), assembly, and organ

My steadfast, sure love (2016)

SATB unaccompanied choir. Text from Isaiah 55:1-3. Commissioned by Stephanie Titus Schley in memory of her brother Jimmy Titus in support of the Wednesday Homeless Dinner Program at the Church of the Epiphany in New York City. Premiered March 19, 2017.

Peace in Heaven (2011)

Introit for SATB unaccompanied choir, composed for the tenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the United States.

Set me as a seal (1985)

SATB unaccompanied. For Charles Jordan and Maryann Koehler on the occasion of their marriage November 16, 1985.

The great forerunner of the morn (2009)

SATB unaccompanied • based on the chant hymn Ut queant laxis

Then I looked (2002; rev. 2007)

SATB and organ; Revelation 5:11-12 (NRSV).

This is the day (2007, rev. 2015) • Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24

SATB, organ, and two trumpets. Psalm for Easter Day, using the Evangelical Lutheran Worship translation.

Today the Cross is exalted (1995)

SATB choir unaccompanied; commissioned by The Schola Cantorum of St. Peter the Apostle (J. Michael Thompson, director)

We praise you, O God • Te Deum Laudamus (1998)

UNISON choir, organ, opt. assembly; text English Language Liturgical Consultation.

We praise you, O God • Te Deum Laudamus (1995)

Alternating verses between unison assembly and SATB choir, with organ; premiered at the 1995 ALCM Biennial Assembly, Denver, Colorado; text English Language Liturgical Consultation.

When Jesus was baptized by John (2013)

Introit for SATB unaccompanied choir.

MASS SETTINGS

 

Holy Feast (2006) 

Litany Kyrie, Nine-fold Kyrie, Simple Kyrie, Penitential Rite, Glory to God (opt. refrain), Gospel Acclamation, Holy, Memorial Acclamation, Amen, Lamb of God, for assembly, organ, opt. Cantor or SATB Choir, opt. brass quartet. Text is Evangelical Lutheran Worship/Episcopal (Rite 2).

 

Mass of the Redeemed (2010)

Cantor, assembly, and organ. Optional SATB choir. A setting of the 2011 Roman Catholic revision of the mass.