Sacred Choral: General

Op. 460A Cosmic Prayer (2002) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied2 min.

Text by Howard Georgi

Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London; Rupert Gough, conductor

Dedication: for Murray Forbes Somerville and the Choral Fellows of the Harvard University Choir, and in memory of William Mathias on the 10th anniversary of his death

Publisher: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc.

Op. 816A Prayer Before Sleep (2009) for SSA Chorus and Flute2 min.

Text by Alexander Carmichael, adp.

Bella Voce Women's Chorus of Vermont; Laurel Ann Maurer, flute; Dawn O. Willis, conductor

Dedication: for Dawn Willis, the Bella Voce Women’s Chorus of Vermont, and Laurel Ann Maurer

Publisher: Santa Barbara Music Publishing

Op. 878Ad majorem Dei gloriam (2010) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied2 min.

Traditional text (in Latin)

Cambridge Consonance; Jeffrey Grossman, conductor

Dedication: for Russell Weismann and the Georgetown University Chapel Choir

Op. 942Alma Redemptoris Mater (2011) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied2.5 min.

Text attributed to Hermann Contractus (Latin)

Matthew Curtis / Choral Tracks LLC

Dedication: for William Picher and the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, Orlando, Florida

Commission: Commissioned by Colby Cooman

Publisher: Paraclete Press

Op. 804An Angel Song (2009) for SATB Chorus and Cello4 min.

Text by Gwyneth Lewis

Harvard University Choir; Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor; James Williamson, cello

Dedication: for Hilary

Commission: Commissioned by The Memorial Church, Harvard University

Op. 424Any Kingdom We Have (2002) for SATB Chorus and Organ2.75 min.

Text by Richard Leach

Dedication: for Richard Leach

Commission: Commissioned by Selah Publishing Co., Inc.

Publisher: Selah Publishing Co., Inc.

Op. 885Awake, My Heart (2010) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied2 min.

Text by Isaac Watts and Richard Leach

Cambridge Consonance; Jeffrey Grossman, conductor

Dedication: for Peter DuBois

Publisher: Shorter House in "Sing Evensong"

Op. 586Be Present, Holy Trinity (2004) for SATB Chorus and Organ3.75 min.

Text from an 11th century hymn, trans. John M. Neale

Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London; Rupert Gough, conductor

Dedication: for Martha Sobaje

Commission: Commissioned by St. James Music Press

Publisher: St. James Music Press

Op. 819Be Ye Wise (2009) for Baritone Solo, SATB Chorus, Organ3.5 min.

Text from the Bible: Matthew 10:16; Proverbs 2:10

William Drukett, baritone; Convivium Singers; Alexander Norman, conductor

Dedication: for Jennifer Lester

Commission: Commissioned by the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Boston, Massachusetts

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp.

Op. 875Bless the Lord, O My Soul (2010) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied2.25 min.

Text from the Bible: Psalm 103:1-2, 8, 11, 17a, 22b

Harvard Choral Fellows; Carson Cooman, conductor

Dedication: for Marisa and Evan, with congratulations

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp.

Op. 498Builders for Christ (2003) for SATB Chorus and Organ3.25 min.

Text adapted by the composer from Matthew 7:24-27

Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London; Rupert Gough, conductor

Dedication: for Murray Forbes Somerville and the Choir and Parish of St. George’s Episcopal Church, Nashville, Tennessee

Commission: Commissioned by St. George’s Episcopal Church, Nashville, Tennessee

Publisher: St. James Music Press

Op. 809Call to Remembrance (2009) for SATB Chorus and Organ2.5 min.

Text from the Bible: Psalm 25:6-7

King's Chapel Choir; Heinrich Christensen, conductor

Dedication: for Heinrich Christensen

Commission: Commissioned by the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Boston, Massachusetts

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp.

Op. 452Canticle: Mosaic in Remembrance and Hope (2002) for SATB Chorus and Flute5 min.

Text adapted from various religious traditions

Harvard Choral Fellows; Murray Forbes Somerville, conductor

Dedication: for the one year memorial of the events of September 11, 2001

Commission: Commissioned by Harvard University United Ministry for the one year memorial of the events of September 11, 2001

Publisher: Amber Waves Music Publishing

Op. 814Eternitie (2008) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied3 min.

Text by Robert Herrick

Harvard University Choir; Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor

Dedication: for John Harbison on his 70th birthday

Commission: Commissioned for the Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 985Every Generation (2012) for SAB Chorus and Organ3.5 min.

Text by John Core

Dedication: for The Dover Church in celebration of its 250th anniversary; Michael Kraft, Director of Music

Commission: Commissioned by The Dover Church

Publisher: Selah Publishing Co., Inc.

Op. 503Faith, Hope, Love (2003) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied2 min.

Text by Richard Leach

Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London; Rupert Gough, conductor

Dedication: for Mark Stanisz and the Choral Fellows of the Harvard University Choir

Publisher: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc.

Op. 910Give Me (2011) for 4-part Canon1.5 min.

Text by Khwaja Abdullah Ansari

St. James Singers

Dedication: for Karen Armstrong

Commission: Commissioned by The Memorial Church, Harvard University

Publisher: St. James Music Press

Op. 657God, You Move Among Us (2005) for SATB Chorus and Organ2.5 min.

Text by Thomas H. Troeger

Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London; Rupert Gough, conductor

Dedication: for Marisa Green and the choir of Marquand Chapel, Yale Divinity School

Op. 423How Far Away is Heaven (2002) for SATB Chorus and Organ2.5 min.

Text by Richard Leach

Dedication: for Curt Oliver

Commission: Commissioned by Selah Publishing Co., Inc.

Publisher: Selah Publishing Co., Inc.

Op. 937How Lovely Is Thy Dwelling Place (2011) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied2.5 min.

Text from the Bible: Psalm 84:1-2, 4

Matthew Curtis/Choral Tracks LLC

Dedication: for Stephen Layton

Publisher: St. James Music Press

Op. 739If Ye Love Me (2007) for SA Voices and Drone2 min.

Text from the Bible: John 14:15-17a

Radcliffe Choral Society; Kevin Leong, conductor

Dedication: for Edward Elwyn Jones

Publisher: St. James Music Press

Op. 222In Thanks of Life (2000) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied2 min.

Text by Peter J. Gomes

Matthew Curtis/Choral Tracks, LLC

Dedication: for Murray Forbes Somerville and the Harvard Morning Choir

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing in "Two Harvard Motets"

Op. 1030King of Glory, King of Peace (2013) for SATB Chorus and Organ3.5 min.

Text by George Herbert

Harvard University Choir; Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor

Dedication: in thanksgiving for Christine Whiteside’’s ministry of hospitality at The Memorial Church at Harvard University, 2003-2013

Commission: Commissioned by The Memorial Church, Harvard University

Publisher: St. James Music Press

Op. 924Know That God Loves You (2011) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied2.5 min.

Text adapted from the Bible

Matthew Curtis/Choral Tracks LLC

Dedication: for Holland and Nick

Publisher: St. James Music Press

Op. 598Maker of the World (2004) for 2-part Chorus and Keyboard
based on NEW DISCIPLES by Alfred V. Fedak
2.5 min.

based on the hymn tune NEW DISCPLES by Alfred V. Fedak

Text by Richard Leach

Dedication: for David Schaap and Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Publisher: Selah Publishing Co., Inc.

Op. 782Man Proposes, but God Disposes (2008) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied2 min.

Text by Thomas à Kempis

Cambridge Consonance; Jeffrey Grossman, conductor

Dedication: for Rupert Gough and the Choral Scholars of Royal Holloway, University of London

Op. 977Morning Star (2012) for 2-part Voices and Hammerchord2.25 min.

Text from the tomb inscription of the Venerable Bede

Harvard Choral Fellows; Christian Lane, conductor

Dedication: for Bob Cunningham

Commission: Commissioned by The Memorial Church, Harvard University

Op. 1048Not to Us (2014) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied2.5 min.

Text from Bible: Psalm 115:1

Matthew Curtis/Choral Tracks, LLC

Dedication: for the Bach Vespers at St. James Lutheran Church, Portland, Oregon in celebration of the ministry of Pastor Dennis A. Andersen on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of his ordination, April 17, 1988

Commission: Commissioned by St. James Lutheran Church, Portland, Oregon

Publisher: Selah Publishing Co., Inc.

Op. 517O Bone Jesu (2003) for SATB Chorus and Organ3 min.

Traditional text (in Latin)

Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London; Rupert Gough, conductor

Dedication: for Nancy B. Granert and the choir of Emmanuel Church, Boston, Massachusetts

Publisher: St. James Music Press

Op. 897O Lord, I Will Sing of Your Love Forever (2010) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied8 min.

Text adapted from the Bible by Matthew Burt

Cambridge Consonance; Jeffrey Grossman, conductor

Dedication: in celebration of its 325th anniversary of King’s Chapel, Heinrich Christensen, music director

Commission: Commissioned by King’s Chapel

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp.

Op. 718O Lord, Increase My Faith (2007) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied1 min.

Anonymous text

Cambridge Consonance; Jeffrey Grossman, conductor

Dedication: for Rupert Gough and the Choral Scholars of Royal Holloway, University of London, with infinite thanks

Op. 744O Love That Will Not Let Me Go (2007) for 2-part Chorus and Keyboard1.5 min.

Text by George Matheson

St. James Singers

Dedication: for Mark Schweizer

Commission: Commissioned by St. James Music Press

Publisher: St. James Music Press

Op. 871O quam mirabilis (2010) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied2.25 min.

Text by Hildegard von Bingen (in Latin)

Harvard Choral Fellows; Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor

Dedication: for Frank Ferko on his 60th birthday

Commission: Commissioned by the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Boston, Massachusetts

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp.

Op. 983One Love (2012) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied1.5 min.

Text from Bible and Benjamin Elijah Mays

Dedication: for the installation of the Rev. Jonathan L. Walton, The Memorial Church, Harvard University, November 11, 2012

Commission: Commissioned by The Memorial Church, Harvard University

Op. 528Prayer of Julian of Norwich (2003) for SAB Chorus and Organ2 min.

Text by Julian of Norwich

Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London; Rupert Gough, conductor

Dedication: for Russell Schulz-Widmar

Commission: Commissioned by St. James Music Press

Publisher: St. James Music Press

Op. 597Premat Mundus (2004) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied2 min.

Text by Girolamo Savonarola

Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London; Rupert Gough, conductor

Dedication: for Marguerite Brooks and the Yale Camerata

Publisher: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc.

Op. 664Psalm 66 (Be Joyful in God) (2005) for SATB Chorus and Organ3 min.

Text of Psalm 66:1-2a, 3-4, 7-8, 18a (BCP)

Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London; Rupert Gough, conductor

Dedication: for Holland J. Jancaitis and the choir of Battell Chapel, Yale University

Publisher: St. James Music Press

Op. 817Set Me As a Seal (2009) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied3 min.

Text from the Bible: Song of Songs 8:6a, 7a

Cambridge Consonance; Jeffrey Grossman, conductor

Dedication: for Matthew and Patrick, on their anniversary

Commission: Commissioned by the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Boston, Massachusetts

Publisher: G. Schirmer

Op. 923Sunrise Alleluia (2011) for SATB Voices and Electronic Tape3 min.

Matthew Curtis/Choral Tracks LLC

Dedication: for Matthew Burt

Commission: Commissioned by the First Unitarian Society in Newton, Massachusetts

Op. 839Surely It Is God Who Saves Me (2009) for SSATTB (6-part mixed) Chorus Unaccompanied2 min.

Text from the Bible: Isaiah 12:2-5

Harvard University Choir; Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor

Dedication: for Rupert Gough and the Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 759Te Deum (2008) for 2-part Chorus and Organ5 min.

Text from the Book of Common Prayer (in English)

Convivium Singers; Alexander Norman, conductor

Dedication: for David Ashley White

Commission: Commissioned by the Association of Anglican Musicians

Publisher: Selah Publishing Co., Inc.

Op. 835That They May Rest (2009) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied3 min.

Text from the Bible: Revelation 14:13

Harvard University Choir; Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor

Dedication: for the Back Cantata Vespers Choir of St. James Lutheran Church, Portland, Oregon and Nancy LeRoi Nickel, director of music / Commissioned by Lawrence R. Jordan in memory of his father, Kenneth L. Jordan (1928-2006)

Commission: Commissioned by St. James Lutheran Church, Portland, Oregon

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 767The Appleton Motets (2008) for 2-part Voices (female/treble or male) Unaccompanied10 min.

Text from the Bible

#1–5: Cambridge Consonance; Jeffrey Grossman, conductor / #2: Matthew Curtis/Choral Tracks, LLC

Dedication: for Edward Elwyn Jones

Commission: Commissioned by The Memorial Church, Harvard University

Publisher: Selah Publishing Co., Inc.

Op. 227The Eternal Dove (2000) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied2 min.

Text by Joseph Baumont

Matthew Curtis/Choral Tracks, LLC

Dedication: for Murray Forbes Somerville and the Harvard Morning Choir

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing in "Two Harvard Motets"

Op. 959The Evening Choir (2012) for SATB Chorus, SATB Soloists, Organ11 min.

Text by Jones Very

Harvard University Choir; Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor

Dedication: in memoriam Peter J. Gomes (1942–2011)

Commission: Commissioned by The Memorial Church, Harvard University

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp.

Op. 1089The Guest House (2014) for SATB Choir and Organ3.5 min.

Text by Rumi (trans. Coleman Barks) and the Bible (Matthew 25:35c, 40)

Harvard University Choir; Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor

Dedication: for the installation of the Rev. Lucy A. Forster-Smith, The Memorial Church, Harvard University, October 12, 2014

Commission: Commissioned by The Memorial Church, Harvard University

Op. 686The Kingdom of Justice (2006) for Cantata for SATB Chorus, Soprano and Baritone Soloists, Trumpet, and Organ11 min.

Text adapted from the Bible by Matthew F. Burt

Dawn Farry, soprano; Andrew Chung, baritone; Christopher Wilhite, trumpet; Trinity Episcopal Cathedral Choir, San Jose, California; Michael Burroughs, conductor

Dedication: for Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, San Jose, California, in honor of Edna Pope

Commission: Commissioned by Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, San Jose, California

Publisher: St. James Music Press

Op. 489The Lamp of Charity (2003) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied (divisi)2.25 min.

Text from the Book of Common Prayer

Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London; Rupert Gough, conductor

Dedication: in honor of Dr. Murray Forbes Somerville and his ministry, 1990-2003

Commission: Commissioned by The Memorial Church, Harvard University

Publisher: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc.

Op. 737The Litany of Light (2007) for SATB Chorus, Baritone and Soprano Soloists, Brass Quintet, Timpani, and Organ13 min.

Text by Elizabeth Kirschner

  • Meditation
  • Memory’s Torch
  • The Swift Seasons
  • The Sounds of Highest Praise

Harvard University Choir; Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor

Dedication: in celebration of its 75th anniversary (1932-2007) and dedicated to the Harvard University Choir, Edward Elwyn Jones, Gund University Organist and Choirmaster

Commission: Commissioned by The Memorial Church, Harvard University

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 843The Name Above All Names (2009) for SATB Chorus and Organ3 min.

Text from the Bible: Philippians 2:5-11

Harvard University Choir; Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor

Dedication: for Christopher Uehlein

Commission: Commissioned by the Episcopal Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Boston, Massachusetts

Publisher: St. James Music Press