How Sweet the Moonlight

SSATBB Text from The Merchant of Venice (Shakespeare); Written for and premiered by Oklahoma State University Concert Chorale, Z. Randall Stroope, conducting. Publisher: AMP 1000

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How Can I Keep From Singing?

SSATB/baritone solo/unacc.; Philadelphia poet/composer, Robert Lowry, wrote this beautiful tune.  Anna Bartlett Warner (Long Island) wrote this text;  arranged by Randall Stroope, this is a song of hope and faith. Publisher: Alliance 0300  

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SATB div/piano Recorded by Oklahoma State University Concert Chorale, Z. Randall Stroope, conducting. Written for the Fairfax Choral Society, Doug Mears, Director; Garcilaso de la Vega, poet. This is the third piece in a set, titled Four Sonnets by Garcilaso de la Vega (“Amor de mi alma” is the fourth movement) Publisher: Walton Music #1513

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Go Lovely Rose

SATB/piano or TTBB/piano Recorded by Oklahoma State University Concert Chorale, Z. Randall Stroope, conducting Poetry by Edmund Waller; written for Peggy Graff, Birdville High School, TX; mixed version premiered at the 2014 Texas Music Educator’s Convention by Amy Allibon and the Birdville High School Chorale; men’s chorus version sung at the 2015 Texas Music Educators […]

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Dona Nobis Pacem

SATB/sop. solo/organ Large festival hymn with organ and tutta forza ending; performed on St. Olaf Christmas Special. Publisher: Mark Foster 2099

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Four Spanish Sonnets

SATB/div. (1 & 2 unacc.; nos. 3 & 4 with piano); “Amor de mi alma” is one of Randall’s three most widely performed works; 1) En tanto que de rosa y azucenda 2) Si para refrenar deste deseo loco 3) Hermosas ninfas que (separately listed below) 4) Amor de mi alma Nos. 3 and 4 […]

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Conversion of Saul, The

SSAATTBB/unaccompanied; Latin text;   Randall set this epic text (the first section of words he wrote) to to describe Saul’s dramatic event on the road to Damascus; often used in European and Asian choral competitions; sung by UT Vocal Ensemble (winner of 2016 European Grand Prix for Choral Singing, Lorenzo Donato – conductor), Sofia Vocalensemble Sweden, Tomsic […]

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Come Dwell in My Garden

SATB/piano (also written for a soprano/baritone duet and piano);  Randall wrote this work in Lithuania on a choir tour, upon the announcement that two of his choristers were getting married.  “Come dwell in my garden, let me hear your voice, let me touch your robe, come dwell in my garden – my song of songs.” Publisher: Colla […]

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Cloths of Heaven, The

SATB/piano (also available in TTBB/piano); Randall set this on a text by William Butler Yeats; performed by the Santa Fe Desert Chorale, Turtle Creek Chorale, Bournemouth Male Choir, Heritage Singers (Jacksonville), etc. Published: Colla Voce – 45-21062 (Mixed Version) Published: Colla Voce – 48-96760 (Men’s Chorus)

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Caritas et Amor

SSATBB/unacc;  Randall wrote this work with frequent, brief references to the opening (and well-known) theme of the 19th century antiphon, Ubi Caritas.  He then builds sonic reflections on that theme using new material. Randall conducts this work annually for mass at the Vatican, and is a favorite for the choir there.  This work has been […]

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