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Choral Works (alphabetical listing)

America The Beautiful - SATB unaccompanied with solo (Colla Voce Music - release scheduled for 2010)
- a traditional and respectful setting of this classic American patriotic song for unaccompanied voices

And I Saw a New Heaven - SSAATTBB unaccompanied, Soprano Solo (Amber Waves Music - AWM1024)
- commissioned and premiered by the Festival Singers of Kansas City (Sharon Steele-Smith, soloist)

Ave Maria - SSAATTBB unaccompanied (Hal Leonard Music #08742802)
- described as a "profound and striking" new setting of this traditional Latin text

Be Strong - SATB with Organ (RDH Music)
- written for the 2002 commencement ceremony of Westminster Choir College

Bless the Lord, O My Soul - SATB with piano (assigned to GIA Music)
- written for the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Adult Choir for Pentecost Sunday, 2010

Come, Thou Fount Of Every Blessing - SATB with Piano (assigned to Imagine Music)
- moving arrangement of the classic "Nettleton" tune for mixed voice ensembles of all sizes

Crucifixus - SSAATTBB unaccompanied (RDH Music)
- huge sonorities and dynamic contrasts mark this short but effective setting of the traditional Latin text

Homeland - for Wind Ensemble and chorus (Colla Voce)
- an arrangement of Dr. Z. Randall Stroope's fantastic choral work (to be performed with the choral version), featuring the "Jupiter" melody by Holst

He Will Supply Your Every Need - for two-part chorus (or duet) and piano (RDH Music)
- commissioned by the Raymore Christian Church, using text adapted from Matthew 6:25-33

Imaliyam - SATB with baritone solo and percussion (Hal Leonard - HL08749391)
- This is a rousing arrangement of an African Folk song that performers and audiences of all skill levels will enjoy!

In Quiet Layers of Night - SATB unaccompanied double-chorus (RDH Music)
- co-commissioned by the University of Kansas and William Baker Choral Foundation

Kyrie - SAB/SSA with Piano (Imagine Music)
- SAB written for the Celebration Singers of St. Timothy on the Northshore United Methodist Church, SSA written for Bel-Canto of NCAS

Magnificat - SATB with Organ or Orchestra (RDH Music)
- this challenging work uses the English translation of the text and is available with either the original organ accompaniment or with full orchestra

Ode To Joy - for Wind Ensemble and chorus (Alliance Music)
- an arrangement of Dr. Z. Randall Stroope's
Ode To Joy, originally for piano 4-hands, to be performed with the choral version

Omnia Sol - for brass quintet, one percussionist, and choir (Heritage Music)
- an arrangement of Dr. Z. Randall Stroope's
Omnia Sol, originally for piano accompaniment, to be performed with the choral version

Psalm 100 - SATB with Brass Quintet & Percussion (RDH Music)
- premiered at the Festival of Christmas Brass and Choral Music by the Nebraska Choral Arts Society

Rejoice! Our Saviour Is Born! - for SATB with Brass/Organ/Percussion (RDH Music)
- commissioned by Cappella Cantorum, Essex, CT, Barry Asch, music director, this celebratory fanfare is scored for mixed chorus and 4 tpts, 3 tbns, tuba,
timpani, percussion, and organ

Serenade to Music - SSAA with Piano & Oboe (Amber Waves Music - AWM1034)
- commissioned by the Milwaukee Choral Artists, Dr. Sharon Hansen, artistic director, this piece uses text from Shakespeare's" Merchant of Venice"

That The Church May Be One - SATB with Organ (RDH Music)
- written in honor of John Schaefer and Mark Ball, music directors at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral and Village Presbyterian Church in the Kansas City
area, this powerful anthem is designed for traditional church ensembles

The Lord Bless You and Keep You - SAB with Piano (Choristers Guild - CGA1123)
- written for the William Baker Youth Festival Singers in Kansas City and Atlanta

To Imagination - SATB with Piano, Oboe & Baritone Solo (RDH Music)
- premiered by the William Baker Festival Singers of Atlanta at the 2004 Piccolo Spoleto Festival

Ubi Caritas - SATB unaccompanied (Hal Leonard Music - 08744740)
- commissioned and premiered by the Indiana State Concert Choir, Dr. Scott Buchanan, conductor

Wade in the Water - SATB unaccompanied with alto solo (Amber Waves Music - AWM1010)
- a rousing and authentic spiritual in the African American tradition

What Shall We Do With The Drunken Sailor - TTBB chorus with baritone solo and piano (Colla Voce 48-96740)
- written for Dr. Z. Randall Stroope for his first season at Rowan University, this is a rollicking arrangement for male choirs of all abilities.

When The Night Finds You Lonely - SATB unaccompanied chorus (Colla Voce Music - 48-96670)
- written for Octarium for their 2009 composition contest, this secular benediction is perfect for mixed ensembles from high school up to professional
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Vocal Works (alphabetical listing)

Change Upon Change - for Mezzo-Soprano with Piano (RDH Music)
- haunting short setting of this text by Elizabeth Barret Browning

Faces of Love - for High Voice with Piano in 3 movements (RDH Music)
- premiered by Soprano Shayna Baruth at the University of Nebraska-Omaha

Give Me Jesus - for High Voice with Piano and optional Horn (RDH Music)
- commissioned by Care Seltmann

Mandatus - for Mezzo-Soprano, Oboe, and Piano (assigned to Imagine Music)
- commissioned by the Midwest Double Reed Society

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Instrumental Works (alphabetical listing)

All Who Dwell In The Shadow Of The Lord (Morningstar) IN PROCESS
- chamber orchestra arrangement of the anthem written by Z. Randall Stroope

Ave Maria - for Symphonic Wind Ensemble (RDH Music)              
- based on his popular work for unaccompanied chorus, this is a moving short work for band, medium difficulty

Awaken The Spirit - For Concert Band (RDH Music)
- a one-movement overture celebrating the resilliancy of the human spirit,  for upper level ensembles

Das Nachleben - for String Orchestra in 2 movements (RDH Music)
- this difficult piece's German title is translated as "The Afterlife"

Delphian Variations - for solo Violin and 'Cello (RDH Music)
- with instances of the 13 measure theme in both instruments, this piece has 9 variations (approx. 12 minutes)

Fanfare for A Festival - for Tuba Quartet (Imagine Music)
- A short fanfare scored for Two Euphoniums and Two Tubas, written for Michael McLean's Sr. Tuba Recital at UMKC's Conservatory of Music

Fanfare for America - for Symphonic Wind Ensemble (RDH Music)
- written for the Symphonic Wind Ensemble of the University of Nebraska-Omaha, this is a short medley of American Patriotic tunes (approx. 8 minutes)

Homeland - for Wind Ensemble and chorus (Colla Voce)
- an arrangement of Dr. Z. Randall Stroope's fantastic choral work (to be performed with the choral version), featuring the "Jupiter" melody by Holst

Horn Sonata #1 - for horn and piano in 3 movements (RDH Music)

The Irish Monastery - for piano solo (RDH Music)
- a set of 5 short character pieces for piano inspired by a photograph of a 5th century Irish Monastery

Ode To Joy - for Wind Ensemble and chorus (Alliance Music)
- an arrangement of Dr. Z. Randall Stroope's
Ode To Joy, originally for piano 4-hands, to be performed with the choral version

The Short And Winding Road - for violin and violoncello duet (RDH Music)
- a short two-part reprise form meant as a learning piece for string students

Variants - for Percussion Ensemble (RDH Music)
- written for  4 keyboard percussion players and a rock drummer

Wedding Fanfare - for Horn Solo with Organ/Piano (RDH Music)
- written for and performed at Mr.& Mrs. Helvering's wedding ceremony

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Large Works (alphabetical listing)

A Festival For Christmas - for mixed chorus with orchestra or the original version for 8-part brass, timpani, percussion, and organ (RDH Music)
- commissioned by the William Baker Festival Singers of Atlanta and the Voices of Grace for "Christmas Atlanta" in 2006, featuring "Angels We Have
Heard On High", "Personent Hodie", "Of The Father's Love Begotten", "O Holy Night", and "Joy To The World" (approx. 14 minutes)

Gloria - for mixed chorus with 8-part brass, timpani, percussion, and organ (RDH Music)
- commissioned by Cappella Cantorum, Essex, CT, Barry Asch, music director, for their Christmas 2007 concert (approx. 17 minutes)

In Tempore - for mixed chorus with piano (RDH Music) NOW AVAILABLE
- comissioned by the Antioch Chamber Ensemble, In Tempore is a choral cycle on the seasons. (approx. 18 minutes)

Millennium Voices - for a variety of voicings, including unison choir, two-part treble choir, SSA, and SAB with piano and obbligato instruments (RDH Music)
- commissioned by the Somerset Hills school district, Stephen Sands, director for their elementary and middle school program.
- a collection of 14 songs with texts written by kids in the choral program at Somerset Hills. (each song 3-6 minutes, entire collection approx. 60 minutes)

Requiem - for Mixed Chorus and Orchestra or with organ (RDH Music)
- Written in partial fulfillment of the DMA degree at the University of Kansas with traditional Latin text in 9 movements (approx. 40 minutes)
- BOTH ORCHESTRAL AND ORGAN VERSION NOW AVAILABLE...BE ONE OF THE FIRST TO PERFORM THIS NEW WORK

Te Deum - for Mixed Chorus with Organ and Soloists (Amber Waves Music)
- commissioned and performed by the choral ensembles of the William Baker Choral Foundation (approx. 12 minutes)
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