Sacred/Hymn Arrangements

This setting of A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief features the traditional hymn tune as it appeared in the 1844 collection, Sacred Harp—TTBB, Baritone solo.

This arrangement is a rousing, rhythmic setting of All Glory, Laud and Honor with marching band drum line accompaniment—TTBB, snare drums, quads, bass drums, cymbals.

Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus is a haunting setting of the venerable Sacred Harp tune. Appropriate for general use or in the advent season—SATB (div), unaccompanied.

How Firm a Foundation is another early American hymn tune, arranged in a robust, full style—TTBB, unaccompanied.

In Christ Alone is an immensely popular contemporary Christian hymn arranged in a reflective choral-orchestral setting—SATB (div), strings, flute, oboe, harp; also available with piano reduction.
(published by GIA Music)

It Is Well With My Soul is one of the best-loved hymns in the repertory. This arrangement is full and lush—SATB (div), unaccompanied.

Love at Home is a poignant 19th century hymn arranged in a lilting 12/8 meter—SATB (div), unaccompanied.

Sing Praise to God is a classic hymn from the 16th century, set in a new rhythmic style. Perfect as a concert or set opener—SATB (div), unaccompanied.
(published by Walton Music)

The Four Horsemen is an apocalyptic account of the appearance of the four horsemen and the conquest, war, famine, and death that follow in their wake (Revelation 6:2-8, Latin Vulgate)—SATB (div), four-hand piano.
(published by Walton Music)

There is a Green Hill Far Away is an arrangement of the hymn tune “Meditation” by John Gower with text by Cecil Alexander—SATB (div), unaccompanied.

We Sing the Mighty Power of God is an energetic, rhythmic setting of the old German hymn tune Ellacombe, featuring shifting asymmetric meters and a rollicking four-hand piano accompaniment—TTBB, four-hand piano, tubular chimes, suspended cymbal, and timpani.
(published by Walton Music)

Secular/Folk Song Arrangements & Spirituals

Ao bao Xiang Hui is a traditional folk song from China. It tells of a moonlit tryst between two young lovers—SATB (div), Erhu (or Violin), Tone Chimes.
(published by Gentry Publications)

Ari im Sokhag is a beloved lullaby from the country of Armenia. In this traditional folksong, a mother sings her son to sleep with the help of a nightingale, skylark, and hawk—SATB, piano.
(published by earthsongs)

I Heard it from Heaven Today is a traditional African-American spiritual that starts reflectively, but builds to a climactic finish. Effective as a dramatic opener or closer—SSAA (div), unaccompanied.
(published by Walton Music)

Invitation to Love is a setting of the beautiful poem by Paul Lawrence Dunbar (1872-1906). In it, he invites his love to come to him in the summer or winter, the day or night; promising her she will always be welcome—SATB (div), unaccompanied.
(published by Walton Music)

Like an Angel Passing Through My Room is a favorite ABBA tune—a poignant remembrance of past love. Featuring lush harmonies and a rich alto solo— SATB (div), unaccompanied.
(published by BYU Music Group)

Nguoi O Dung Ve is one of the best-known folk songs from Vietnam. It speaks to the sorrow at parting and the hope of a joyful reunion—SATB (div), unaccompanied.
(published by earthsongs)

Qua Cau Gio Bay is another of Vietnam’s folk song treasures. The recurring refrain depicts the wind blowing gently across the bridge whereon two lovers walk—SATB (div), unaccompanied.
(published by earthsongs)

Suliko is one of the most familiar folk songs from the Republic of Georgia. It takes the listener on a journey through sorrow and loss to eventual joy and hope—SATB, piano.
(published by Walton Music)

The Marketplace is an original setting of the poetry of Korean-born, Yun Dong-ju. It tells of the plight of those forced to work in poverty and oppression—SSAA, piano.
(published by Walton Music)

Under the Willow is an arrangement of the beloved Stephen Foster parlor song that expresses the unspeakable sorrow of losing and burying a child—SATB (div), full orchestra, classical guitar; also available in a version with piano & cello accompaniment.
(c. 5 min)

When All Falls Silent is a setting of Charles Anthony Silvestri poetry written at the height of the COVID 19 pandemic. It speaks to the silence that gripped the world and the joyful music that eventually emerged—SATB (div), unaccompanied.
(published by Walton Music)

You Can’t Come Again is a plaintive Appalachian folk song filled with the sadness of a lost love—SATB (div), unaccompanied.

Carols/Christmas Arrangements

This arrangement of In the Bleak Midwinter is a large-scale choral-orchestral reimagining of Holst’s venerable carol—SATB (div), strings, oboe, harp, bowed vibraphone, tuned crystal glasses.
(c. 8 min)

Infant Holy, Infant Lowly is a traditional Polish carol, arranged as a meditative reflection—SATB (div), unaccompanied.
(published by Hinshaw Music)

Patapan is a traditional French carol, arranged in a highly rhythmic Afro-Cuban style. Suitable as a Christmas concert opener or closer—SATB (div), percussion.
(published by Walton Music)