So far this year I've released or made public a substantial amount of recordings, new and old, including:
two albums - Free Country and Sequencer; thePiano Books Playlist; from '94 the official first recording of Mass with Sacre Choeur (the choir for whom it was originally written); this live concert of one of my personal favorites - SuiteRomantique; and the girls of the Mädchenkantorei in Freiburg, Germany singing
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LIMITED OFFER A 35-minute program for mixed choir, strings and piano - 9 ARRANGEMENTS - was published here a few years ago. The concept: some of my favorite original ballads arranged for the same setting as my 1992 Mass. 9 ARRANGEMENTS deserves a wider audience, so we are offering a perusal Conductor Score and CD of the 9 demo recordings FREE to the first 9 choirs to express interest. Request your copy here (please include shipping address and name of choir)
9 ARRANGEMENTS A Clear Midnight (text: W. Whitman) A Boat Beneath A Sunny Sky (text: Lewis Carroll) My Own Beloved (text: E. B. Browning) Ai Mite No (text: trad. Japanese) Our Vows (text: Dobrogosz) He Tells Of The Perfect Beauty (text: W. B. Yeats) Communio (text: trad. Latin) Wordless Hi (text: Dobrogosz)
New sheet music:
Rarities - a collection of notated piano music from 1975-2012 has been published along with a recording of the set on YouTube. Rarities contains minimalism, piano transcriptions of choral and organ pieces, my technically most challenging piece (Timeline), some stride piano, and a suite for piano composed at 19. Listen to Rarities at YouTube
... and the 8th addition to the Choir Songs series, including two major pieces - the 20 min. Buddhist chant Om Mani Padme Hum, and the 10 min. a cappella "mini-Requiem" In Memoria, along with six other stylistically varied pieces, with and without piano accompaniment. Listen to a performance of Om Mani Padme Hum.
For fans of the 1982 album Fairy Tales on the Norwegian Odin label - a completely remastered and repackaged CD and LP are soon to be released.
Upcoming performances of Stabat Mater, Oratio Sancti Francisci and A Fairy's Tale in Japan. Requiem in Germany and Sweden, Lux Aeterna in the US, Mass in the US, Japan, Korea, Germany, and Norway, Te Deum in Holland.
- an EP with Japanese soprano Chikako Hino will be released in October.
- new recordings underway of some seminal jazz pieces from the '80s and '90s that I never felt were optimally recorded. Time to do it..
- a remastered World album will be up at iTunes etc in the fall, along with a remastered (and expanded with 6 new tracks) Candlelight.
Along with personal writing projects underway, I also compose on commission. Works have so far been commissioned from Sweden, USA, Japan, Germany, Singapore, Cyprus, Spain, Holland and Denmark.