Catalog of Selected Works for Men's Voices
The following scores are available through online publishers as well as from the composer in some instances. See Publisher information on Contact page for publisher links, or click the underlined publisher name below, which will take you to a list of my works. Not all works from a publisher's catalog are listed on this web page. In the following alphabetical web page list, the abbreviations refer to the following publishers:
JWP - J. W. Pepper
SELF - Self-published by composer
Click the underlined publisher abbreviations (JWP and SMP) that are associated with each piece, and you'll be linked to the piece itself on each publisher site.
Perusal score downloads are available for selected SPC pieces. Look for NEW → , which highlights the new downloads.
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Dona eis requiem
JWP | $3.00 | TB (also available in SA or treble voices and SATB) with piano | settings of three sections from the requiem mass: Pie Jesu, Agnus Dei, and Lux Aeterna | sound files are available on the publisher web pages
Suitable for concert or service use. A modern setting, tonal, and very accessible for singers and audience or congregation.
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Lord, it is night
A meditative prayer for the night in its stillness, complexity, and depth. Scored for either TTBB or SATB (occasional five- and six-part divisi), includes a cappella sections interspersed with single-line, bass organ accompaniment. Can be effective in a service context whose theme is evening prayer but may also be used in a concert setting. Mostly quiet writing except for the setting of the words, "The night heralds the dawn. Let us look expectantly to a new day, new joys, new possibilities" where the chorus reaches a crescendo supported by the organ. Non-denominational, suitable for most religious settings.
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The Ships of Yule
JWP | $2.00 | TB and TTBB (also available in SATB, SSA, SAB, and SA) | sound files are available on the publisher web pages
This setting of Bliss Carman's poem, "The Ships of Yule," is lively and rhythmic and contains elements of a traditional sea chantey. The music is tonal with lots of harmonic color and forays into related keys. The poem refers to Yule, and so the piece is appropriate for Christmas or winter celebrations.
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Through Love's Eyes
Through Love’s Eyes for baritone and piano sets William Shakespeare’s varied commentary about love in four of his plays: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Merchant of Venice, Love’s Labour’s Lost, and Romeo and Juliet. Range is G2-D4. The compositional language is tonal and rich.
This work is the first movement of a trio of solo works taken from two other plays, Macbeth and The Tempest. The entire set is titled Love, Madness, and Mystery whose additional movements which will soon be available through this website.