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A Certain Slant of Light was premiered December 3, 2016 by the Stonewall Chorale, the commissioning organization. The piece is scored for chorus and string orchestra, using texts by Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson

and William Blake. 



The English Renaissance 
and the Catholic Tradition
Music before 1800 concert series

February 12, 2017 Sunday at 4 PM
Corpus Christi Church 
529 W. 121 Street,  New York, NY 10027

My setting of the Ave Verum Corpus was featured on the concert, and I had the honor of conducting the program as well. 





 A Certain Slant of Light

The Stonewall Chorale commissioned this piece to celebrate its 40th year! The world premiere performances took place December 3,4  2016 in New York City, performed by the Stonewall Chorale and accompanied 
by a fine string orchestra comprised of talented freelance instrumentalists.  




Carol Symphony (orchestra, mezzo-soprano solo, mixed chorus) *

The blasts of chill December (orchestra, mixed chorus) *

Petrarch Dances (orchestra, mixed chorus) *

One Hour to Madness and Joy  (orchestra, soprano and bartone soli, mixed chorus) *


Piano Quartet

String Quartet No. 1

String  Quartet in Five Movements


Quem pastore laudavere (mixed chorus) *

Harpsonnets (mixed chorus, harp) *

The blasts of chill December  (mixed chorus, piano) *

Wexford Carol (mixed chorus, mezzo-soprano solo, organ) *

The Saints of God (mixed chorus, organ) *

O Lux beata trinitas (mixed chorus)

Dialogue: Angel of Peace, Angel of  War (mixed chorus, soprano solo, organ)

The evening service  (chorus SSATTB)

Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (mixed chorus, organ)

Whispers of Heavenly Death (mixed chorus, horn, piano, percussion)

Two Anthems (mixed chorus, organ)

Seven Last Words (mixed chorus, piano)

Psalm 117 (mixed chorus)

Psalm 23 (mixed chorus)

Three Choruses on Walt Whitman (mixed chorus)

Two Impressions (chorus SSAT, whistling solo)


Four Sonnets of Edna St. Vincent Millay (tenor, piano)

Two Songs on Thomas Hardy (mezzo-soprano, piano)


in (on) love   (AATTBB sextet)

love, war and politics   (SSATTB sextet)


Piano Sonata No. 2


 Two Prelude-Etudes (vibraphone)

 Three Preludes (guitar)

Pastorale (glass harp, piano)


Seagull (a music theatre work with book and  lyrics by Richard Lollo)


Suite for Edward the King (trumpet, horn, trombone, piano)


 O Holy Night (Adam) (soprano, men’s chorus, orchestra)

 Siete Canciones Popolares (DeFalla) (instrumental trio: violin, clarinet, cello)

 Harold Arlen Medley  (AATTBB vocal sextet)

(* Titles with an asterisk are published by Oxford University Press.)

 February 12, 2017 Sunday at 4 PM

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