Sleep, My Heart’s Desire

A tender lullaby on a text by Colin Sterne.

 

Sleep, Holy Babe

A tender Christmas lullaby is combined with a solo trumpet, which is playing “Lo, How a Rose ‘ere Blooming.”  

 

Emmanuel, We Sing Thy Praise

 

Seasonal & Feast Days


OCP Publications – Catalog # 30106749

Christmas Gloria, A

Cantor/SATB/cong., organ, opt. brass or strings    [c. 3:30]

This widely used setting – with its refrain from “Angels We Have Heard on High” – allows any congregation to participate fully in the Gloria. Originally commissioned for St. Margaret Mary’s, Lomita, CA, and recorded by Frank Brownstead.

NEW! New translation for the Roman Missal, Third Edition Revision

(Excerpt of original version from O Morning Star, from OCP #9521)

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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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Love Come Among Us

SATB, tambourine, optional keyboard    [c. 3:15]

Setting a text from St. Martin-in-the-Fields, this high energy Christmas anthem is highly rhythmic and syncopated. Verses are very conscious of taking Jesus’ message of love, justice, and peace to the whole world.

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Music for the Genesis Reading

Cantor/SATB, piano, oboe    [c. 7:00, w. reading]

Commissioned by Holy Family Cathedral, Orange, CA , these musical interjections for the first reading of the Easter Vigil begin with a single note on the oboe, calling forth from a primordial past the mystery and wonder of Creation.

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Our Blessing Cup

Cantor (opt. duet)/congregation, organ, flute    [c. 2:30]

Simple, melodic setting of the Holy Thursday psalm, commissioned by Our Lady Queen of Angels, Newport Beach, CA, Dr. Patricia Lamb, Music Director.

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Sleep, Holy Babe

SATB, trumpet in B-flat    c. 3:00

A tender Christmas lullaby is combined with a solo trumpet, which is playing “Lo, How a Rose ‘ere Blooming.”

 

MIDI realization

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ECS Publishing - Catalog # 7862

This Peerless Dawn

SATB, organ, brass quintet     [c.6:30]

An original text is set to several melodies, including the plainchant “Jesu dulcis memoria” and the traditional hymn “Jesus Christ is Ris’n Today.” This Easter anthem, which grows from pre-dawn quiet to a raucous shout of “Alleluia,” was commissioned for Easter 2000 by St. Matthew’s Parish, Pacific Palisades, CA.

[excerpt performed by the Philovox Ensemble with organist Heinrich Christensen, conducted by Robert Schuneman]

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MorningStar - Catalog # MSM-50-3018

Why Have You Abandoned Me

SATB, optional keyboard    [c. 8:30]

The solemn atmosphere evoked by Clark Gibson’s dark, reflective text – inspired by Biblical imagery – is heightened by this haunting choral setting. Suitable for Good Friday and other times in Holy Week.

[Excerpt performed by Chorus Angelorum, Dominic MacAller, conductor.]

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You Will Draw Water

Cantor/SATB/congregation, unaccompanied    [c. 2:15]

Holy Family Cathedral, Orange, CA, commissioned this joyful, buoyant setting of the Easter Vigil responsorial.

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