Choral Works

Op. 320God Spoke With Varied Voices (2001) for SATB Chorus and Piano4.5 min.

Text by John Core

Dedication: for Daniel Allen and the Hills Alive Chorale

Commission: Commissioned by Daniel Allen and the Hills Alive Chorale for Christmas In Our Town, 2001

Publisher: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc.

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. 958Golden Callings (2012) for SSAA Chorus Unaccompanied4 min.

Text by Elizabeth Kirschner

Lorelei Ensemble; Beth Willer, conductor

Dedication: for Beth

Commission: Commissioned by Lorelei Ensemble

Publisher: See-a-dot Music Publishing, Inc.

Op. 1226Grow in Grace (2017) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied1.25 min.

Text adapted from the Bible: II Peter 3:18

Dedication: in honor of Michael Kraft, organist and choir director

Commission: Commissioned by the Dover Church Choir, Dover, Massachusetts

Op. 886Hope (2010) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied2 min.

Text by Emily Dickinson

Cambridge Consonance; Jeffrey Grossman, conductor

Dedication: for the Rev. Erin Splaine on her installation as minister of the First Unitarian Society in Newton, Massachusetts, November 21, 2010

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

Op. 881Hope and Love (2010) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied3 min.

Text by Jane Hirshfield

Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum; Andrew Clark, conductor

Dedication: for Andrew Clark

Publisher: Santa Barbara Music Publishing

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. 1103I Am Loved as I Love (2015) for 2-part Voices and Drone2.5 min.

Text by Andrew Barrett

Dedication: for Joseph Gregorio

Op. 688I Have Seen the Lord: a Mary Magdalene Sequence (2006) for SATB Chorus, Alto Saxophone, Organ4.25 min.

Text adapted from the Bible

California Diocesan Choir; Jeffrey Smith, conductor

Dedication: for the installation of Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus as the eighth Bishop of California, July 22, 2006, Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, California

Commission: Commissioned by the Episcopal Diocese of California

Op. 683I Will Pour Out My Spirit (2006) for SATB (or SAB) Chorus and Organ2.75 min.

Text adapted from the Bible: from Acts 2

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

Dedication: for Mark Hijleh

Commission: Commissioned by St. James Music Press

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. 161In the Beginning Was the Word (1999, rev. 2003) for SATB Chorus and Organ2 min.

Text from the Bible: John 1:1-2, 4-5

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

Dedication: for Robert Ferris and the choir of St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Rochester, New York

Publisher: St. James Music Press

Op. 745In the Midst of Wild Being (2007) for SATB Chorus, Horn, Harp10 min.

Text by Elizabeth Kirschner

King's Chapel Choir; Heinrich Christensen, conductor

Dedication: for the King’s Chapel Concert Series, Heinrich Christensen, director, and Choral Arts New England in memory of Daniel Pinkham (1923–2006)

Commission: Commissioned by King’s Chapel and Choral Arts New England

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 765It Is I! (2008) for Unison (opt. 2-part) Treble Chorus and Organ2.5 min.

Text by Melito of Sardis, adp. by the composer

Blair Singers; Hazel Somerville, conductor

Dedication: for Tim Knight

Commission: Commissioned by St. James Music Press

Publisher: St. James Music Press

Op. 1164Jahreslosung 2017 (2016) 2-part Canon1.5 min.

Text of Ezekiel 36:26a (in German)

Matthew Curtis/Choral Tracks LLC

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Op. 743Jesus is Here! (2007) for 2-part Treble Chorus and Keyboard2 min.

Text by the composer

St. James Singers

Dedication: for Hazel Somerville

Commission: Commissioned by St. James Music Press

Publisher: St. James Music Press

Op. 334Jesus, Gift of God (2001) for 2-part Treble Chorus and Keyboard1.5 min.

Text by Richard Leach

The Singing Girls of Texas; Mark Stamper, conductor

Dedication: for M.W.G.

Commission: Commissioned by the Noteworthy Voices for Christmas Celebration 2001

Publisher: Selah Publishing Co., Inc.

Op. 331Jesus, You Are a Stone (2001) for SAB Chorus and Organ2 min.

Text by Richard Leach

Dedication: for Andrew Paul Holman and the choir of Harvard-Epworth United Methodist Church, Cambridge, Mass.

Publisher: Selah Publishing Co., Inc.

Op. 662Just Now (2006) for SATB Chorus and Orchestra
2.2.2.2/2.2.2.0/1perc.timp/strings
4.5 min.

Text by Elizabeth Kirschner

Albany Pro Musica; David Griggs-Janower, conductor

Dedication: n honor of the 25th anniversary of Albany Pro Musica, David Griggs-Janower, Founding Director and Conductor

Commission: Commissioned by Albany Pro Musica in celebration of its 25th anniversary

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

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. 869Kings Are Sleeping (2010) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied1.5 min.

Text by Richard Leach

Cambridge Consonance; Jeffrey Grossman, conductor

Dedication: for Harry Lyn Huff and Old South Church, Boston, Massachusetts

Publisher: Selah Publishing Co., Inc.

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. 909Kyrie (2011) for Unison Voices and Clarinet3 min.

Traditional text (in Latin)

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

Commission: Commissioned by Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Op. 941Leap into Love (2011) 3-part Canon1.5 min.

Text by Mechthild of Magdeburg

Harvard University Choir; Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor

Dedication: for George Llewelyn Forsythe-Jones on his birthday, November 30, 2011

Publisher: Santa Barbara Music Publishing in "Three Love Canons"

Op. 847Love Came Down at Christmas (2009) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied3.5 min.

Text by Christina Rossetti

Harvard University Choir; Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor

Dedication: for Richard and Sara Patterson and the 100th Annual Christmas Carol Services of The Memorial Church, Harvard University

Commission: Commissioned by The Memorial Church, Harvard University

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp.

Op. 1209Love Flows from God (2017) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied1.75 min.

Text by Mechthild of Magdeburg

Harvard University Choir; Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor

Dedication: for the unveiling of “The Divine Journey, Companions of Love and Hope”

Commission: Commissioned by The Memorial Church, Harvard University

Op. 1052Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (“Prescott”) (2014) for SATB Chorus and Organ6 min.

Text from the Bible

The Composers' Choir; Daniel Shaw, conductor

Dedication: for Prescott Jun Burt-Chung on his birthday, March 10, 2014

Publisher: Selah Publishing Co., Inc.

Op. 470Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (“St. Peter’s, Cambridge”) (2002) for SATB Chorus and Organ6.75 min.

Text from the Bible

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

Dedication: for Matthew F. Burt and the choir of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Cambridge, Massachusetts on the occasion of the church’s 160th anniversary

Commission: Commissioned by Matthew F. Burt

Publisher: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc.

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. 558Missa Brevis (“Trottier”) (2004) for SATB Chorus and Organ7.25 min.

Text from the Book of Common Prayer (Rite II)

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

Dedication: in celebration of the Rev. François Trottier’s installation as rector of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Ascension Day, 2004

Commission: Commissioned by St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Publisher: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc.

Op. 1130Morning Star (2015) for SSA Voices and Piano3 min.

Text from the tomb inscription of the Venerable Bede

Aire Born Singers; Max Murphy, conductor

Dedication: for Nancy Menk

Commission: Commissioned by Heritage Music Press

Publisher: Heritage Music Press

Op. 1061Mornings (2014) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied2.5 min.

Text by Henry David Thoreau

Harvard University Choir; Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor

Dedication: for Henry-Louis de La Grange on the occasion of his 90th birthday

Commission: Commissioned by Paul-André Bempéchat

Publisher: Santa Barbara Music Publishing

Op. 1201New Life Is Born Today! (Ostinato Alleluia) (2017) for Voices (Opt. Congregation) and Keyboard2 min.

Text by Matthew F. Burt

Dedication: for Margot Ren Burt-Chung, on her birthday, March 19, 2017

Op. 515New World Carols: An American Christmas Triptych (2003) for SATB Chorus and Organ10 min.

Text by Abner P. Cobb, Fanny Crosby, and Phillips Brooks

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

Dedication: for Rev. Peter J. Gomes, Edward E. Jones, and the Harvard University Choir for the 94th Annual Carol Services, The Memorial Church, Harvard University, December 2003

Commission: Commissioned by The Memorial Church for the Harvard University Carol Services, 2003

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. 1126Nowel: Owt of your slepe aryse (2015) for 3-part Voices (non-mixed) Unaccompanied2 min.

Text from the Selden Carol Book (in Middle English)

Lorelei Ensemble; Beth Willer, director

Dedication: for Beth Willer and Lorelei Ensemble

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. 1104O Freedom (2015) for SATB Chorus and Piano3 min.

Text by William C. Brackett

The Composers' Choir; Daniel Shaw, conductor

Dedication: for Marisa Green and the Peddie Singers

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. 1105O Lord, Support Us (2015) for SATB Chorus and Organ2.75 min.

Text from the Book of Common Prayer

Harvard Choral Fellows; Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor

Dedication: in memory of William Crout (1929–2015)

Commission: Commissioned by The Memorial Church, Harvard University

Publisher: St. James Music Press

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. 361O Perfect Life of Love (2002) for SATB Chorus, Opt. S Solo, and Organ2.75 min.

Text by Henry W. Baker

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

Dedication: for Sally Beamish, Lent 2002

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp.

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. 158O rubor sanguinis (1999) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied1.5 min.

Text by Hildegard von Bingen (in Latin)

Dedication: for Leo Nestor and the American Repertory Singers

Commission: Commissioned by Leonard Halkiner for the American Repertory Singers

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

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

Text from Bible and Benjamin Elijah Mays

Matthew Curtis/Choral Tracks LLC

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. 893One Thing (2010) for SATB Chorus Unaccompanied2.25 min.

Text from the Bible: Psalm 27:4

Harvard Choral Fellows; Carson Cooman, conductor

Dedication: for Matthew Clyde Snyder on his birthday, February 4, 2011 and for Chris and Alisha Snyder

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp.