Choral

We Move Homeward (2011) 8 min 15 sec

Text: three poems by Marilyn Lerch

SATB, mezzo soprano & piano

Premiere: June 12, 2011, West Vancouver; Edith Pritchard, mezzo soprano; West Vancouver United Church, Gerald Van Wyck, conductor

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The Faerie Queene (2009)

Text: six poems by Robin Blaser

SATB a cappella

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lake of souls (2008) 12 min

Text: four poems by Robin Blaser

SATB, flute, sax, violin, cello & piano

Commissioned by Erato Ensemble

Premiere: November 15, 2008, Vancouver; Emily Cheung, soprano; Grace Chan, mezzo-soprano; William George, tenor; Joel Klein, baritone; Tanya Kliefoth, flute; Julia Nolan, sax; Yuri Zaidenberg, violin; Stefan Hintersteininger, cello; Rachel Iwaasa, piano

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Five Miniature Songs (1999; revised 2010) 5 min 30 sec

Text: five Haiku in English from Basho

SSAA

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The Nightingale (1999) 5 min

Text: Samuel Coleridge

TTBB, piano

Score available from Yelton Rhodes Music

 

Enjoy, Enjoy (1998) 5 min 30 sec

Text: Alvin Balkind

SATB, oboe/cor anglais, tap dancer, piano

Commissioned by Abraham Rogatnick

Premiere: December 1, 1998, Vancouver; Benita Wolters & Joanna Dundas, soprano; Sophie Vassiliadis, alto; Jonathan Quick & John Bacon, tenor; Tyler Duncan, baritone; Dan Lauterbach, piano; Roger Cole, oboe; Jonathan Quick, conductor

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Tell Everyone (1996) 8 min

Text: Sappho

SATB, piano 4-hands

Commissioned by the Vancouver Lesbian and Gay Choir

Premiere: May 31, 1996, Vancouver; VLGC, Tom McPherson, conductor

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The Gardener of Eden (1995) 3 min

Text: James Broughton

SATB, piano

Premiere: December 1, 1998, Vancouver; Benita Wolters & Joanna Dundas, soprano; Sophie Vassiliadis, alto; Jonathan Quick & John Bacon, tenor; Tyler Duncan, baritone; Dan Lauterbach, piano; Jonathan Quick, conductor

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Two Great Soaring Eagles (1994) 4 min

Text: Harry Hay and Aleister Crowley

SATB, rainsticks, piano

Commissioned by the Vancouver Lesbian and Gay Choir

Premiere: December, 1994, Vancouver; VLGC, Charles Willett, conductor

Score available from Yelton Rhodes Music

 

For the One I Love (1992) 6 min

Text: Walt Whitman

SATB, oboe, piano

Commissioned by Vancouver Lesbian & Gay Choir

Premiere: July 1,1992, Denver, Colorado; VLGC, Michael Grice, conductor

Audio track recorded in 1998: Benita Wolters & Joanna Dundas, soprano; Sophie Vassiliadis, alto; Jonathan Quick & John Bacon, tenor; Tyler Duncan, baritone; Dan Lauterbach, piano; Roger Cole, oboe

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O Jesu Parvule (1990) 5 min

Text: from Carol of the Nativity, 15th Century

SATB a cappella

Commissioned by Vancouver Chamber Choir

Premiere: December, 1990, Vancouver; VCC, Jon Washburn, conductor

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Lord Make Me An Instrument of Thy Peace (1984) 2 min 15 sec

Text: St Francis 14th century

TTBB, a capella or with piano
Also arranged for SATB

Audio track recorded in 2002: Chor Leoni, Diane Loomer, conductor

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The Hobbit (1984) 90 min

Text: the composer after J. R. R. Tolkien

Actors, singers, dancers, SATB, flute, horn, percussion, piano

Score also available for concert version as The Hobbit Suite

Commissioned by Open Stage Theatre

Premiere: December 19, 1984, North Vancouver

 

Francis of Assisi Suite (1984)

Concert version of Altar of the Sun, a musical in 2 acts

Soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, SATB, flute, french horn, percussion & piano

 

Altar of the Sun (1983) 120 min

Actors, singers, dancers, SATB, flute, horn, percussion & piano

Score also available in concert version as Francis of Assisi Suite

Commissioned by Open Stage Theatre

Premiere: April 3, 1983, North Vancouver

 

The Rise of the Phoenix (1979) 8 min

Text: Sanskrit, Alf Crema, Christopher Hills

SATB and concert band or; SSAATB and piano or; Soprano, SA, and piano or; Soprano and piano

Scores also available for solo, choir, piano and concert band

Premiere: May 29, 1979, North Vancouver; Lloyd Burritt, conductor

 

Rocky Mountain Grasshopper (1971)

Concert version of Cicada (1970)

SATB, concert band & tape

Premiere: May 27, 1971, North Vancouver; Lloyd Burritt, conductor

 

Once Again… Pop! (1969) 1 min 30 sec

Non-singing chorus & tape

Premiere: March 30, 1969, Vancouver; University of British Columbia Chamber Singers, Cortland Hultberg, conductor

 

The Hollow Men (1968) 25 min

Text: T. S. Eliot

Girl & boy speakers, SATB quartet, SATB chorus, trumpet, 3 trombones, 4 percussionists, 3 autoharps, violin, viola, tape

Premiere: April 5, 1968, Vancouver; University of British Columbia Chamber Singers, Lloyd Burritt, conductor

 

Kyrie (1968)  5 min 20 sec

SATB a cappella

Premiere: April, 1968, Vancouver, UBC Chamber SIngers, Cortland Hultberg, conductor

 

In Time of ‘The Breaking of Nations’ (1963) 4 min

Text by Thomas Hardy

SATB a cappella

Premiere: April 9, 1963 Vancouver; UBC Chamber Sngers with Inez Smillie,
soprano & Judith Lumb(Forst), mezzo soprano; Cortland Hultberg, conductor

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