Vocal & Choral Music

all works are published by Blue Wings Press

FOR SOLO VOICE

Bass-Baritone Elliot Levine and organist Joseph Bertolozzi in Cold Spring NY, 2006 Photo: by Roland Hauer

Bass-Baritone Elliot Levine and organist Joseph Bertolozzi in Cold Spring NY, 2006 Photo: by Roland Hauer

CLAY TOUCHED BY GOD dur. c. 3:45″ (2000)
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soprano, violin (or “C” instrument) and piano or organ

EILI, EILI: O LORD MY GOD dur. c.7:00″ (2001)
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soprano, violin, cello and piano (with optional SATB chorus)

EPILOGUE IN THREE PARTS dur. c. 7:00 (1976)
medium voice & piano

HYMN dur. c. 2:45″ words by Edgar Allan Poe, (1993)
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medium voice & piano

HYMN TUNES
Miracle (1981)
Sheila (1979)

I LIFT MY SOUL TO YOU dur. c. 7:00″ (1998)
soprano and mixed chorus SATB

MAGNIFICAT dur. c. 7:00″ (1979)
coloratura soprano and harp

MASS IN THE PHRYGIAN MODE (1975)
rock tenor voice, multi-tracked synthesizers, organ and piano

PSALM 139 (Responsorial Psalm for The Feast of the Nativity of St. John The Baptist) dur. c. 3:30″ (2004)
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cantor (medium voice), SATB, organ & congregation

RESPONSORIAL PSALMS FOR ADVENT & CHRISTMASTIDE (1985)
cantor, SATB, organ & congregation; a complete 3 year cycle

RESPONSORIAL PSALM FOR THE CHRISTMAS MASS AT MIDNIGHT dur. c. 2:10″ (1987)
cantor (high voice), 2 flutes, tenor sax, 2 trumpets, bass trombone, handbells, harp, SATB chorus, organ, violins I & II

SONGS with Bill C. Davis
Michael (1980)
Someone to Sing To (1980)

SONGS with Leslie Reff
The Small Black Dot (1995)
Sweet Dreams (1995)

(THE) TRUMPET OF SALVATION dur. c. 20:00″ (1999)
bass-baritone, trumpet and organ
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Movement titles: I. Ash Wednesday; II. The Easter Vigil; III. Ascension.


FOR CHORUS

ALL I CARE FOR IS KNOWLEDGE OF GOD dur. c.1:50″ (1996)
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mixed chorus – SATB (from Three Short Choral Anthems)

(A) CHRISTMAS NOWELL dur. c.1:35″ (1984)
mixed chorus – SSATB

CREATE IN ME A PURE HEART (1996) dur. c.2:40″
mixed chorus – SATB (from Three Short Choral Anthems)

EILI, EILI: O LORD MY GOD dur. c.7:00″ (2001)
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soprano, violin, cello and piano with optional SATB chorus

GRAND MOTETS FOR THE SACRED TRIDUUM dur. c. 35:00″ (1988-95)
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2120/2a.sx.1t.sx./0510/handbells(3oct).timp.(perc)2 perc./SSS soli, SSA & SATB chorus/org./strings(no violas)

HYMN TUNES
Miracle (1981)
Sheila (1979)

I LIFT MY SOUL TO YOU dur. c. 7:00″ (1998)
soprano and mixed chorus SATB

I’M A-ROLLIN’ dur. c. 2:05″ (1994)
women’s chorus – SSAA, traditional spiritual

(THE) LORD’S PRAYER dur. c. 1:40″ (1976)
mixed chorus – SSAATTBB

(THE) LOVE OF GOD (anthem) dur. c.4:15″ (2006)
mixed chorus – SATB
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(THE) LOVE OF GOD (hymn tune) dur. c.2:00″ (2006)
mixed chorus – SATB with descant
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(THE) LOVE OF GOD (world music version) dur. c.4:20″ (2006)
mixed chorus – SATB with piano accompaniment, percussion ad lib
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MASS OF ST. MARY, MOTHER OF THE CHURCH dur. c.14:00″ (1987)
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2120/2a.sx.1t.sx./0310/handbells(2-3oct).timp.1perc./Baritone solo, SSATB chorus/org./strings(no violas)

MISSA GENNARO (2000)
mixed chorus – SATB

MISSA MATTHEW (2000)
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mixed chorus – SATB

OSEH SHALOM dur: 1:30″ (1998)
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mixed chorus – SATB with descant

PSALM 139 (Responsorial Psalm for The Feast of the Nativity of St. John The Baptist) dur. c. 3:30″ (2004)
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cantor (medium voice), SATB, organ & congregation

RESPONSORIAL PSALMS FOR ADVENT & CHRISTMASTIDE (1985)
cantor, SATB, organ & congregation; a complete 3 year cycle

RESPONSORIAL PSALM FOR THE CHRISTMAS MASS AT MIDNIGHT dur. c. 2:10″ (1987)
soprano, 2 flutes, tenor sax, 2 trumpets, bass trombone, handbells, harp, SATB chorus, organ, violins I & II

SHEILA MY LOVE (1984)
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mixed chorus – SSAATTBB

(A) SONG OF PRAISE TO MARY AND CHRIST dur. c. 4:30″ (1989)
flute, unison children’s choir, SSATTB, & organ

THREE SHORT CHORAL ANTHEMS (1996)
mixed chorus (#2 with organ)
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Movement titles: I. All I Care For Is Knowledge of God, SATB; II. We Are The Garden, SAB & Organ; III. Create in Me a Pure Heart, SATB

TWO INTROITS (1980)
1.) Enter His Glorious Gates; 2.) Come Hear Christ The Lord.
mixed chorus – SAB

WE ARE THE GARDEN dur c. 2:45″ (1996)
SAB & organ (from Three Short Choral Anthems)