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
Have I Not Love
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 Requiem in Germany and Sweden, Lux Aeterna in the US, Mass in the US, Japan, Korea, Germany, Sweden and Norway, Te Deum in Holland, and Stabat Mater and Zakuro in Japan.
Recent compositions: Noir - piano Modulation - piano Free Country - solo piano album Departures - for violin and piano Birds at Dawn/Birds at Dusk - chamber ensemble A Fairy's Tale - women's choir a cappella Dreams - piano recording Ambrosian Hymns - choir/piano/strings Fiddlers Green- bluegrass tunes Ame Ni No Makezu - men's choir/piano trio Evensongs - piano Nevia, The Hills, Mirror Lake, Cadence, Whispers - piano recordings
Misuzu - 6 songs for women's choir/piano
Oratio Sancti Francisci - choir/piano Tellus Tertius - chamber music suite for contemporary dance
Arrangement of Lux Aeterna from Requiem, for choir-piano-strings-soprano solo. Arboretum - 4 voices a cappella
Along with personal writing and recording projects underway, I also compose on commission. Works have so far been commissioned from Sweden, USA, Japan, Germany, Singapore, Cyprus, Spain, Holland and Denmark.