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Variations on “A mighty fortress is our God” (2012) Listen
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.
ORGAN & BRASS
Fanfare for Easter (2023) Listen
For brass quartet (2 trumpets, 2 trombones) and organ, based on the Victimae Paschali Easter sequence hymn. Premiered Easter Day, April 9, 2023 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. Timing 1:20.
Alleluia, alleluia, hearts and voices (2015) View Sample PDF
Hymn no. 190 (tune: Lux Eoi) from the Episcopal Hymnal 1982 arranged for congregation, choir, organ, brass quartet, and timpani.
Splendor and Honor (2019) View Sample PDF
Unison and organ, brief intro/intonation and each stanza a different harmonization (1-high voices, 2-low voices, 3-all), composed for the 2019 Association of Lutheran Church Musicians biennial assembly in Portland, Oregon. Text and tune from Lutheran Service Book, hymn 910. Tune: Shades Mountain, K. Lee Scott; text: Carl P. Daw, Jr.
Behold, a virgin shall conceive (1998) Listen
SATB unaccompanied choir; commissioned by The Schola Cantorum of St. Peter the Apostle (J. Michael Thompson, director); Matthew 1:23 (NRSV alt.)
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!
Fling wide the door (2013) Listen
Introit for SATB unaccompanied choir.
Four Latin Motets (2021)
Gaudete in Domino semper - Advent View Sample PDF
SATB unaccompanied choir with some SB divisi at final cadence. Text is Philippians 4:4-5 (RCL Advent-3 C).
SATB unaccompanied choir with some SB divisi. Traditional text with some alterations.
Sicut Moses exaltavit serpentem - Lent View Sample PDF
SATB unaccompanied choir with some SB divisi. Text is John 3:14-16 (RCL Lent 2-A, Lent 4-B, Trinity B).
Haec dies - Easter View Sample PDF
SATB unaccompanied choir with some STB divisi. Text is the Gradual and Alleluia from Mass of Easter Sunday from Liber Usualis, Psalm 118:24,1 and 1 Corinthians 1:7.
SATB unaccompanied. Text is John 3:16-17.
Lord, you have searched me out (2013) Listen
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.
Magnificat (1999) Listen
English text (ELLC translation) alternating traditional plainsong chant with SATB verses with Gloria Patri (which is not on the Magnificat recording). Magnificat commissioned by the Schola Cantorum of St. Peter the Apostle (J. Michael Thompson, director).
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.
Introit for SATB unaccompanied choir, composed for the tenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the United States.
Preces and Responses (2023) Listen
SATB unaccompanied. Text from 1662 Book of Common Prayer. Premiered on the Third Sunday of Easter, April 24, 2023, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Brooklyn.
SATB unaccompanied. Latin text of the Antiphon in Paschal Time
from Liber Usualis. Premiered on the Second Sunday of Easter, April 26, 2023 at the Episcopal Church of St. Luke in the Fields in NYC, David Shuler conducting.
Set me as a seal (1985) View Sample PDF
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
Today the Cross is exalted (1995) View Sample PDF
SATB choir unaccompanied; commissioned by The Schola Cantorum of St. Peter the Apostle (J. Michael Thompson, director).
When Jesus was baptized by John (2013) Listen
Introit for SATB unaccompanied choir.
For unaccompanied 6-part choir, AATTBB using the traditional Latin text by Thomas Aquinas. Premiered September 4, 2022 by the choir of the Church of the Heavenly Rest in New York City, Janet Yieh, conductor.
Solo, Duet or 2-Part Choir
For soprano or tenor solo, or 2-part (S/A, T/B, S/B duet or choir), and organ. Text adapted from Ruth 1:16-17 by the Rev. Elise A. Hanley. A lilting love song appropriate for any wedding.
We praise you, O God • Te Deum (1998) Listen
Unison choir with organ, opt. assembly; text English Language Liturgical Consultation.
Christ, whose glory fills the skies (2020) Listen (Virtual choir)
SATB choir and organ. Commissioned by Gib Dunham in honor of his wife Katherine Dunham's birthday, in support of the Church of the Epiphany’s Wednesday Homeless Dinner Program. The text is adapted from Charles Wesley's hymn. Premiered August 16, 2020 at the Church of the Epiphany in NYC.
SATB choir and organ. Traditional Latin text from Philippians 2.
Feed your children, God most holy Listen
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.
In deepest night (1997, rev. 2009)
Hymn-anthem setting of my hymntune Southwest; text by Susan Palo Cherwien; commissioned by William and Nancy Raabe.
May the angels lead you into paradise (2011) View Sample PDF
UNISON (cantor or choir), assembly, and organ
Psalm 150: Praise God in the holy temple (2020) Listen (Virtual choir)
SATB choir with organ. Commissioned by Paul and Stacey Gutman in honor of their son Samuel in support of the Church of the Epiphany’s Wednesday Homeless Dinner Program. Premiered virtually on January 24, 2021 at the Church of the Epiphany in NYC. English translation from Evangelical Lutheran Worship hymnal.
Then I looked (2002; rev. 2007) Listen
SATB and organ; Revelation 5:11-12 (NRSV).
This is the day (2007, rev. 2015) • Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 View Sample PDF
SATB, organ, and two trumpets. Psalm for Easter Day, using the Evangelical Lutheran Worship translation.
We praise you, O God • Te Deum (1995) View Sample PDF
Alternating verses between unison assembly with organ and unaccompanied SATB choir; premiered at the 1995 ALCM Biennial Assembly, Denver, Colorado; English text (ELLC translation).
Holy Feast (2006) View Sample PDF
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) View Sample PDF
Cantor, assembly, and organ. Optional SATB choir. A setting of the 2011 Roman Catholic revision of the mass.
Missa Brevis (2022) View Sample PDF
For SATB choir and organ. English texts from the English Language Liturgical Consultation with the exception of the Greek Kyrie. Kyrie, Gloria, Sanctus, and Agnus Dei. Premiered November 26, 2023 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 199 Carroll Street, Brooklyn, New York.
Composed for use in Advent or Lent (no Gloria), for congregation and SATB choir (in alternation) with organ. Includes Nine-fold Kyrie, Sanctus, Christ our Passover, and Agnus Dei. Texts from the Episcopal Book of Common Prayer (1979) Rite 2.
COMING SOON! ______________________________
A New Setting of Holy Communion (2022)
Especially for use in ELCA Lutheran and Episcopal (Rite 2) congregations.
Settings of the three Palm Sunday Passions from the gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke (NRSV) with modern harmonies. For three chanting soloists (Evangelist, Jesus, Cantor), SATB choir, and organ (manual only, no pedal, similar to a Baroque continuo part).
Saint Matthew Passion (2021) Listen
Premiered at St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn) on the Sunday of the Passion/Palm Sunday, April 9, 2023, Larry J. Long, conductor and organist.
Saint Mark Passion (2021)
Premiered at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest in New York City on the Sunday of the Passion/Palm Sunday, April 10, 2022, Janet Yieh, conductor, Larry J. Long, organist.
Before the ending of the day (2020) View Sample PDF
Unison congregation and organ, includes optional 4-part choral second stanza and third stanza descant. Text: Te lucis ante terminum, Latin, translation by J. M. Neale (1818-1866).
Bread of Life from Heaven (2001)
Unison or four-part congregational refrain and choir verses, organ, opt. C instrument. Text: Marty Haugen (Refrain), Susan Briehl (Verses).
In deepest night (1997)
Unison congregation and organ, opt. oboe, opt. SATB choir stanza two.
Tune: Southwest. Text: Susan Palo Cherwein.
O Come, O Come, Immanuel (2023)
Unison congregation and organ. Text: The Rev. Dr. Barbara K. Lundblad, with two sets of texts related to lectionary years A and C.
O gracious Light (2023) Listen (MIDI)
A reharmonization of the accompaniment of S-27 in The Hymnal 1982 for Choral Evensong on Sunday, January 8, 2023 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn).
Out of silence music rises (2019)
Unison congregation and organ. Text: Carl P. Daw, Jr.
Riding on the night horizon (2005)
Congregation and organ, opt. four-part harmony and descant. Tune: Mullins, text: John Snodgrass.
Sing of God made manifest (2012)
Congregation and organ, opt. descant. Tune: Reddall, text: Carl P. Daw, Jr.