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On Balance

A musical sermon on the importance of balance in nature and in ourselves.  The music itself demonstrates balance between major and minor, loud and soft, male and female voices.  SATB w. piano.  Level of difficulty: moderate.  Duration: 4:50.

This composition is also available at The Internet Archive.

Adagio in Mixolydian Mode

An arrangement of Tell Me Not  for two violins, cello and piano.  While arranging the music I realized that the anthem had been written in mixolydian mode before I even knew what that was.  Level of difficulty: moderate.  Duration: 5:20.

This composition is also available at The Internet Archive.

Wedding Dance

A short baroque dance written for my daughter Andrea's wedding and played in the processional.  Scored for flute, violin, and cello.  Level of difficulty: Easy.  Duration: 2 min.

This composition is also available on the Internet Archive.

Who Knows?

About knowing that others share the problems we face.  Two arrangements are available, the original for SATB and a new version for SATB with SA duet obligato.  A recording of the original by the UUFR choir is provided.  Level of difficulty: Moderate for original, Easy for new.  Duration: 3:20.

This composition is also available on The Internet Archive.

In Time of Silver Rain

The spring season as described by Langston Hughes.  These words are also set to music and offered as a reading in the UU hymnal.  Permission has been granted by The Estate of Langston Hughes to copy and perform this score for noncommercial purposes.  SATB, piano.  Level of difficulty: Easy.  Duration:  3:20

Note: The second recording is of a rehearsal by the choir of UU Fellowship of Raleigh.

This composition is also available on the Internet Archive.

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