Compositions

Choral Sacred
    (All works are published by Herbolsheimer Music Catalogue unless otherwise noted)

  • Alma Redemptoris Mater
    SA Solos, SSATTB (3')
    Text: Latin
  • As Water Ascends to a Cloud
    Sop. Solo, SSSAATTBB (3')
    Text: Rumi, tr. Herbolsheimer
    Elegant, challenging soprano solo
  • Ave Regina
    SSAATTBB (6')
    Text: Latin
    Octatonic harmony, exotic and simple
  • Awaken, Earth
    SATB, Brass Quintet, Organ, Timpani (5')
  • ….for they shall….
    SATB, 2 Trumpets, Timpani (4')
    Text: Matthew 5
  • Balulalow (Choral Version)
    SSATB
    Text: Wedderburn
  • Beati Quorum Via
    SSATBB (3.5')
    Published by Colla Voce 39-20120
    Text: Ps. 119, v.1
    Chant-like moments interspersed with with harmony
  • Blessed
    SSA, piano (4')
    Published by G Schirmer 50486220
    Text: Beatitudes
  • Cantata No. 4 - What Wondrous Love in 7 movements
    I. Prelude
    Violin, Cello, Harp, Organ (1')
    II. What wondrous love is this
    SATB (1')
    Text: Traditional
    Two-part writing thoughout
    III. Jesus, Thy boundless love to me
    SA unison, Violin, Cello, Harp (1')
    Text: Bernard of Clairveu
    IV. When I was sinking down
    TB unison men, Violin, Cello, Harp, Organ (1')
    Text: Traditional
    V. Lord, who created man
    SATB, Harp, Organ (1')
    Text: George Herbert
    VI. To God, and to the Lamb
    SATB, Violin, Cello, Harp, Organ (2')
    Text: Traditional
    VII. And, when from death I'm free
    SATB unison, Violin, Cello, Harp, Organ (1.5')
    Text: Traditional
  • David Mourns for Absolom
    SSAATTBB (6.25')
    Published by EC Schirmer 7.0430
    Text: 2 Samuel (18:33, 19:4)
    Tour de force, challenging
  • His Pilgrimage
    SATB, Viola (4.5')
    Text: Sir Walter Raleigh
  • Inscriptions of St. James Cathedral in 6 movements
    I. I am the Vine
    SSATTB (4')
    Text: John 15
    II. Domus Dei, Porta Coeli
    Ten. Solo, SATB, 2 Trumpet , 2 Trombones, Organ (5')
    Text: Genesis 28
    III. Into Marvelous Light
    SAATB, Organ
    Text: 1 Peter 2
    IV. I am In Your Midst
    SATB
    Text: Luke 22
    V. Adeste Fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful)
    Cong., Organ, 2 Trumpets, 1 French Horn, 1 Trombone, 1 Tuba, Timpani
    Text: Adeste Fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful)
    Also available for 2 Trumpets, 2 Trombones
    VI. Truly I Tell You
    SAATBB (3')
    Text: Matthew 24:40
  • It Was Not You Who Chose Me
    SATB (5')
    Text: John 15, 16 - 17
  • Kader Kic
    Ten. Solo, SSAATTBB
    Text: Tatar, Gabdulla Tukai
    Classic Islamic Text about The Night of Destiny
  • Let Us Sing Sweet Songs, Version 2
    Sop. & Bar. Solos, SATB, Full Orchestra
    Text: Irvine A. Huck
    Peace Mass
  • Let Us Sing Sweet Songs, Version I
    Sop. & Ten. Solos, SATB, Organ, Oboe, Percussion
    Text: Irvine A. Huck
    Peace Mass
  • Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis in 2 movements
    I. Magnificat
    SATB, organ
    Text: Book of Common Prayer
    May be preformed separately
    II. Nunc Dimittis
    SATB, organ
    Text: Book of Common Prayer
    May be preformed separately
  • Mass for Treble Voices in 5 movements
    I. Kyrie
    SSA, Bb Clarinet, Piano
    Text: Latin, Traditonal Mass Texts
    Stunning, austere setting
    II. Gloria
    SSA, Bb Clarinet, Piano
    Text: Latin, Traditonal Mass Texts
    Stunning, austere setting
    III. Credo
    SSA, Bb Clarinet, Piano
    Text: Latin, Traditonal Mass Texts
    Stunning, austere setting
    IV. Sanctus
    SSA, Bb Clarinet, Piano
    Text: Latin, Traditonal Mass Texts
    Stunning, austere setting
    V. Agnus Dei
    SSA, Bb Clarinet, Piano
    Text: Latin, Traditonal Mass Texts
    Stunning, austere setting
  • O Clavis David
    SATB, some divisi
    Text: Advent O Antiphons
  • O Lord, Increase My Faith
    SATB (2')
    Published by Galaxy Music 1.3050
    Text: Book of Common Prayer
  • Once in Royal David's City
    Sop. Solo, SATB, Organ (4.5')
    Published by E.C.Schirmer 7.0413
    Text: Cecil Alexander
  • Psalm 104 - O Lord, How Manifold Are Thy Works
    Sop. solo, SATB, Brass Quintet, Percussion, Strings (optional), Organ (2.5')
  • Psalm 117 (118) - This is the Day!
    Cong., Organ, SATB Solos (4')
    Text: Psalm 117(118)
    Gospel Acclamation for Easter
  • Seven Last Words in 7 movements
    I. Father, Forgive Them
    SATB (4.25')
    Text: English and Latin
    II. Amen dico tibi
    Sop. Solo, SSAATTBB (3')
    Text: Latin
    III. Mulier, ecce filius tuus
    SATBB (4.5')
    Text: Latin
    IV. Eli, lama sabatani?
    SSAATTBB (4.25')
    Text: English and Latin
    V. I Thirst
    SATTBB (2.5')
    Text: English and Latin
    VI. Consummatum est
    SSAATTBB (2')
    Text: Latin
    VII. Father, into Thy Hands
    SSATBB (2.5')
    Text: English and Latin
  • Silent Night (Stille Nacht)
    SSATTBB (3.5')
    Published by E.C Shirmer 7.0494
    Text: Traditional German w/English
  • Spirit Divine
    SATB, Organ (2.5')
  • Te Deum in 5 movements
    I. We Praise Thee, O God
    Bar. Solo, SSA solo (brief), SATB, Piano (4 Hands), Perc (1 - Tmp. +), Strings (Optional)
    Text: Book of Common Prayer
    II. Thou Art The King of Glory
    Bar. Solo, SATB, Piano (4 Hands), Percussion (1 - Tmp. +), Strings (Optional)
    Text: Book of Common Prayer
    III. Thou Sittest at the Right Hand of God
    SATB, Piano (4 Hands), Percussion (1 - Tmp. +), Strings (Optional)
    Text: Book of Common Prayer
    IV. O Lord, Save Thy People
    Bar. Solo, SATB, Piano (4 Hands), Percussion (1 - Tmp. +), Strings
    Text: Book of Common Prayer
    V. O Lord, Let Thy Mercy Be Upon Us
    Bar. Solo, SATB, Piano (4 Hands), Percussion (1 - Tmp. +), Strings (Optional)
    Text: Book of Common Prayer
  • There is no rose of such virtue
    SATB soli, SATB (2.5')
    Text: 15th cent. English
  • Three French Carols in 3 movements
    I. Silly Shepherds
    SATB, Chamber Orchestra OR Piano OR Harp (4.5')
    Published by E.C. Schirmer 7.0492
    Text: Herbolsheimer
    Based on a music tune of French origin
    II. O Come, O Come Emmanuel (Veni Emmanuel)
    Sop. Solo, SATB, Harp (or Keyboard) (3.5')
    Text: O Antiphon
    III. Aye! Sing we now
    SATB, Harp (or Keyboard) (3')
    Text: Herbolsheimer
    Christmas, celebratory carol
  • Three Psalmadic Choruses in 3 movements
    I. I Am Weary With My Groaning
    Sop. Solo (brief), SATB (2')
    Text: Psalm 6
    II. Be Thou Exalted, O God
    Sop. Solo (brief), SATB (1.5')
    Text: Psalm 57
    III. Unto Thee, Lift I Up Mine Eyes
    Sop. Solo (brief), SATB (1.5')
    Text: Psalm 123