Vergine madre

VERGINE MADRE (Virgin Mother) Z. Randall Stroope, composer Treble Voices – Double Choir (SSAA/SSAA); Text by Dante (In Paradiso); Choir I in English, Choir 2 in Italian language; Choir 2 can be adjacent on stage, or side to side (cathedral setting) to the audience, or choir 2 can be in the balcony or at the […]

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Echo of Silence

Alliance Music Publ. – released  February 2019 SSAA/oboe/piano; Christina Rossetti, poetess; 4’03” Come to me in the silence of the night; Come in the speaking silence of a dream; Come to me with soft rounded cheeks and eyes as bright As sunlight on a stream; Come back in tears, O memory, hope, love of finished […]

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There will be rest, and sure stars shining, Over the roof-tops crowned with snow. A reign of rest, serene forgetting, The music of stillness holy and low. I will make this world of my devising, Out of a dream in my lonely mind, I shall find the crystal of peace, –above me Stars I shall […]

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Two Strings But One Voice

SSA / piano Text: Maria Rainer Rilke “But all that touches us, you me, together, like a single bow” Commissioned by George Malkasian for Bella Voce Publisher: Walton HL08501823

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There is No Rose

SSA/piano/oboe; this recording conducted by Z. Randall Stroope and Bel Canto (youth ensemble); one of Randall’s most performed works;  found on a broad cross-section of programs from secondary and university treble choirs, to community and professional ensembles; is also available for flute choir. Publisher: Alliance 0392

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Song to the Moon

SSAA/flute/oboe/piano (recording is SATB version) Written for the Cantabile Women’s Chorus, Ontario Publisher: Walton Music HL08501762

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Revelation

SSAA/piano Commissioned by Capital City Girl’s Choir, North Carolina; dramatic work from the book of Revelation; four vocal parts throughout; piano part shows off skill of seasoned pianist Publisher: Alliance 0765

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Psalm 23

SSA /piano/flute/oboe; this recording performed by Bel Canto, Z. Randall Stroope – conductor; frequent all-state work (Texas, New Mexico, and many other all-state choirs),  as well as community treble ensembles and university choirs. Publisher: Alliance 463

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Poet Sings, The

SSA/piano;  Message of encouragement  and dedication; She’s somewhere and I hear her sing, her words in timeless memory – “Stay the course, light a star, change the world where e’er you are.” Publisher: Heritage 15/1376H (treble version)

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Omnia Sol

SSA / piano or SATB/piano;   [Three accompanimental versions: SSA/piano, brass quintet, or full orchestra];  instrumental parts available from publisher. Written in the same vein as “Inscription of Hope” and “The Poet Sings” Publisher: Heritage 15/2135H-3

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