CV 42-96830 | In the Bleak Midwinter

SATB divisi, violin, piano

Written for the Taylor Festival Choir in 2005. The opening chords serve as a musical illustration of a cold, snow-glistened wintry landscape. The melody, clearly inspired by famous settings of this text by Gustav Holst and Harold Darke, makes its first appearance amidst a cascading ostinato in the upper voices; the climax of the arch form occurs as the “cherubim and seraphim throng the air.” (more…)

WW1564 | Thy Little Ones (SSA)

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SSA, piano

An SSA version of Thy Little Ones, written in collaboration with successful composer J. Edmund Hughes, this arrangement of PROSPECT (Southern Harmony) is dedicated to the memory of young Maari Dickerson, who lost her courageous fight with cancer in August 2013. Maari’s parents, David and Margie, are active musicians in the Puget Sound area, and this is but one way we offer our support during their time of grief.

Both versions of Thy Little Ones (SATB and SSA) are now available through Walton Music. Click here to order directly from the publisher. All royalties from the sale of this work will be donated to the Dickerson Medical Fund, to help the family with the huge medical bills incurred during Maari’s illness. (more…)