Choral Music

THREE ARTIST SONGS (2016) [5']
I. Lawren Harris II. Emily Carr III. Bill Reid
Texts: Jana Skarecky
Instr.: children’s choir & piano   

THIS IS IS OUR COUNTRY (2016) [3'05]
Text: Jana Skarecky
Instr.: voices & piano 

I KNOW YOU LOVE ME (2016) [1']
Text: Jana Skarecky
Instr.: children’s voices & piano

THE OWL BABIES (2016) [1'35'']
Text: Jana Skarecky
Instr.: children’s voices & piano

SONG OF THE FOUR SEASONS (2016) [2'30"]
Text: Jana Skarecky
Instr.: voices & piano

THE ELVES AND THE SHOEMAKER (2015) [ca.15']
[mini-opera for young children]
Text: Jana Skarecky
Instr.: children’s voices a cappella (& chime)

A GOOD WAY TO LIVE (2015) [30"]
Text: Jana Skarecky
Instr.: voices a cappella or with piano

BUTTERFLY SONGS (2015) [3'50"]
Texts: I Christina Rossetti, II & III anonymous
Instr.: I & III – children’s choir & piano
II – children’s choir & pentatonic recorder(s)

MAGDALENE MASS (2013) [9'15"]
Text: English Mass
Instr.: SATB choir a cappella (Kyrie, Sanctus, Agnus Dei 5’05″)
& congregation with organ (Gloria, Creed 4’10″)

O EARTH (2013) [4'07"]
Text: John Gracen Brown
Instr.: SATB choir a cappella
Publisher: Alliance Publications Inc.(USA)
http://www.apimusic.org/o-earth.html

DEEP PEACE (2012) [ca. 5']
Text: John Gracen Brown
Instr.: SATB choir a cappella
Publisher: Alliance Publications Inc. (USA)
http://www.apimusic.org/deep-peace.html

BACK TO BABYLON  (2006) [11”; abridged 6'30"]
Text: Viggo Mortensen
Instr.: SSAATB or SSAATTBB choir a cappella

AVE MARIS STELLA (2004) [5’45”] (CLICK TO LISTEN)
Commissioned by the Choirs of the Church                                             of St. Mary Magdalene, Toronto
Text: Latin 9th c., transl. Athelstan Riley
Instr: SATB choir a cappella
Performance: Gallery Choir of the Church of St. Mary Magdalene,
       Toronto, 2004, Willis Noble, conductor

SONG OF LIFE (2001) [5’30”]
Commission: ACWC for the Women in Music Festival, Ottawa, 2002
Texts: Hildegard von Bingen, George C. Scott
Instr: SATB choir a cappella

LA CORONA (1990, 1993) [13’]
Commissioned by the Renaissance Singers, Kitchener, ON
Instr.: 3 motets ; SATB choir a cappella

SING WE TRIUMPHANT HYMNS OF PRAISE (1989) [2’]
Text: The Venerable Bede
Instr.: hymn; SATB choir (& opt. organ/piano)

GOD IS OUR REFUGE (1987) [4’]
Text: Psalm 46
Instr.: SATB choir a cappella

OUR LIGHT HAS COME (1984) [8’]
Commissioned for 150th anniversary of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Cambridge, ON
Text: Jana Skarecky
Instr.: SSA choir & organ

THE PEACE OF JERUSALEM (1984) [5’30”]
Commissioned for the 140th anniversary of Knox Presbyterian Church, Stratford, Ontario
Text: Psalm 122 (Scottish Psalter) & Revelation 21:2-5 (RSV)
Instr.: Soprano solo, SSATB choir, organ

REQUIEM INTROIT: IN MEMORIAM HERBERT HOWELLS (1983) [2’30”]
Text: from the Latin Requiem Mass
Instr.: SSATB choir a cappella

MAGNIFICAT & NUNC DIMITTIS (1979, revised 1983) [5’30’’]
Text: Luke 1:46-55, 2:29-32 (KJV)
Instr.: SATB choir a cappella

IN CELEBRATION (1982) [4’]
Text.: W.H. Auden, from “For the Time Being”
Instr.: soprano solo & SATB choir a cappella

FOUR CZECH CAROLS (1977, revised 1981) [8’]
English text: Jana Skarecky
Instr.: SATB choir a cappella

BETHLEHEM LULLABY (1980) [3’]
Text: Isabel Wyatt
Instr.: unison choir or soprano solo, piano

THE SECRET FLOWER (1981) [4’]
Text: 17th-century German, transl. Eleanor Farjeon
Instr.: Soprano solo & SATB choir a cappella

GLORIA (1980) [23']
Text: Gerard Manley Hopkins: “Pied Beauty”, “The Windhover”, “Oratio Patris Condren”, “God’s Grandeur”
& Gloria from the Latin Mass
Instr.: Soprano, baritone & tenor soli, SSAATTBB choir, 2 trumpets, horn, trombone, organ

MASS IN THE LYDIAN MODE (1979) [8’]
Text: English Mass
Instr.: SSA choir a cappella

LOVE IS COME AGAIN (1979) [4’]
Text: J.M.C. Crum
Instr.: SATB choir a cappella
Published by Gordon V. Thompson Music (Warner Chappell Music Canada)