Ring Out, Wild Bells

Composed for LA Children’s Chorus Artistic Director Anne Tomlinson in honor of her final season with LACC, this energetic setting of verses by Alfred Tennyson is scheduled to be premiered on Dec. 3 at Walt Disney Concert Hall with members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

 

Wreath of Wakeful Dreams, A

Cellist Roger Lebow commissioned this set of three songs on poems by W.B. Yeats for his son, outstanding tenor Theo Lebow. Details of the premiere featuring the two musicians plus harpist Marcia Dickstein are to be announced. In order, the poems are He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven, The Stolen Child, and When You Are […]

 

Lord, Whose Love in Humble Service (Beach Spring)

Using the beautiful tune BEACH SPRING from the Sacred Harp, this Festive Hymn Setting was commissioned by Frank Brownstead, music director of Our Lady of the Angels cathedral in Los Angeles.

 

Mass Parts


MorningStar - Catalog # MSM-80-304

Agnus Dei

SATB/congregation, organ    [c. 2:30]

This quiet, prayerful English setting for choir with congregational response uses mixed meters to create a timeless flow. Commissioned by Dr. Phil Steinhaus for St. Margaret Mary’s, Lomita, CA.

Excerpt performed by Chorus Angelorum (Dominic MacAller, conductor; Phil Steinhaus, organ]

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OCP Publications – # 30104334

Christmas Mass, A

SATB, organ, opt. trumpet, opt. brass, opt. strings    [c. 4:10, excluding Gloria]

As a follow up to A Christmas Gloria, the movements of this Mass are all based on familiar carols so that the congregation can more easily take part. Included are: Holy, three Acclamations, Amen, and Lamb of God, all using the latest transations of the Mass.

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G.I.A. Publications - Catalog # G-3877

Jubilee Gloria

SATB/congregation, organ, optional trumpet    [c. 3:00]

English setting of the Gloria commissioned by Dr. Phil Steinhaus for the Jubilee celebrations at St. Margaret Mary’s, Lomita, CA

[Excerpt from A Mass of Life, G.I.A. #CD-289.]

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G.I.A. Publications - Catalog # G-3535

Mass of Life, A

Cantor/SATB/congregation, organ, optional trumpet, opt. brass    [c. 14:30]

This complete Mass, including a setting of Eucharistic Prayer II, synthesizes traditional and contemporary styles. Highly effective brass writing points up its lively rhythmic energy.
“A consistently rewarding, deeply moving work.”
[ Jim Svejda, author and syndicated radio host, ‘”The Record Shelf “ ]
“Delicate balance between the festive and the simple. Contrasts are superb.” [ Robert Kreutz, composer ]

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