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Bless Us with Peace (SATB with brief S & B divisi, a cappella) – a short choral prayer for the Jewish High Holidays. Text from Gates of Repentance: The New Union Prayerbook for the Days of Awe. Revised in 2006 – contact me directly for the revised version.
Blessed is the Fire (SATB with brief A & B divisi, a cappella, soprano/tenor soli) – a setting of a chalice-lighting text by Eric Heller-Wagner.
The Bud (SATB, SAT trio, a cappella) – a gentle piece on healing, with text from celebrated American poet Galway Kinnell.
The Dawning of Our Dreams (SATB, piano, congregation) – a choral hymn for Advent, with printable page for congregation. Original text interspersed with the chant Veni, Emanuel.
Here in this Room (SATB, piano) – composed to open the 50th anniversary celebration of First UU Nashville. Lively and vigorous! Calls for a very solid pianist. Text by Ethel Crow (poet and long-time member of FUUN, d. 1995)
Life Again (SSATB, a cappella, soprano solo) – a chant-inspired setting of John Bannister Tabb’s (1845-1909) Easter poem “Evolution,” with a alleluias between the chant sections.
The Longest Night (Multiple settings – solo baritone, SATB, or SSAA, with piano) – a lush and rich for the winter holidays. Poem from Julie Forrest Middleton’s A Winter Solstice Singing Ritual. Recording on the Yelton Rhodes site (click the link!) by Aurora Chorus, conducted by Joan Szymko.
Sing a New Song (SATB, piano) – a setting of a portion of Psalm 98. Fast and joyous, this piece features each section separately with the melody before joining forces in a fugue that leads to a thunderous ending.
A Single Tear (SATB, piano, soprano solo) – a haunting piece written in memory of the martyrs of the Civil Rights Movement. Original text.
Three Choral Benedictions (SATB a cappella) –
To Be with One Another (SATB, div., a cappella) – a setting of words of welcome to open worship. Text by Kenneth Patton.