Vocal Music

THE LIGHTNING FLASH ENDURES (2016) [16'30"]
Text: Di Brandt
Instr.: Tenor, cello, & percussion

MOLLY’S VEIL (opera scene) (2012) [7'30"]
Text: Sharon Bajer
Instr: Soprano, mezzo-soprano, & piano
(composed as part of Tapestry New Opera 2011 Composer/Librettist Laboratory)

PERFECT NIGHT (opera scene) (2011) [4'00"]
Text: Nick Carpenter
Instr: Mezzo-soprano, tenor & piano
(composed as part of Tapestry New Opera 2011 Composer/Librettist Laboratory)

THE LAST LULLABY (opera scene) (2011) [6'00"]
Text: Anusree Roy
Instr: Soprano, baritone, & piano
(composed as part of Tapestry New Opera 2011 Composer/Librettist Laboratory)

THE DEFINING MOMENT (opera scene) (2011) [3'30"]
Text: Norman Yeung
Instr: Soprano, baritone & piano
(composed as part of Tapestry New Opera 2011 Composer/Librettist Laboratory)

YES (opera scene) (2011) [5'30"]
Text: Sheldon Rosen
Instr: Mezzo-soprano, tenor, 2 baritones & piano
(composed as part of Tapestry New Opera 2011 Composer/Librettist Laboratory)

LET THE WINDS OF THE HEAVENS (2009) [3'25"]
Text: from K.Ghibran
Instr: Soprano (or mezzo-soprano), piano

EMILY, THE WAY YOU ARE  (2008)  [one-woman opera] [50’]
Libretto: Di Brandt
Instr: Mezzo-soprano, oboe, french horn, viola, cello, piano, percussion
Or: Mezzo-soprano, oboe, piano, percussion
Or: Mezzo-soprano, piano, percussion
Or: Mezzo-soprano, piano
http://musiccentre.ca/influences/composer.cfm?authpeopleid=9320&themeid=5

LOVE FOR THE EARTH (2005) [2’]
Text: Jana Skarecky
Instr: soprano & baritone

THE BEGINNING OF THE WIND (2004) [10’45”]
Text: Viggo Mortensen
Instr: baritone & piano

PLANET EARTH (2002) [10’30”]
Text: P.K. Page
Instr: soprano & piano
Or: Mezzo-soprano, piano

GREEN AND GOLD (2001) [3 songs, 15’]
Commission: Wider Boundaries of Daring Poetry Conference, Windsor
Texts: P.K. Page
Instr: soprano & piano

LULLABIES #2 (1993-95)   [15’30”]
Texts: many authors
Instr: voice a cappella (8 solo, 2 duet)
Infant Joy; Jo-Ann Dawson, soprano

THE LIVING WIND (1990) [14’]
Text: Jana Skarecky
Instr.: mezzo-soprano, flute, ‘cello, harp

LULLABIES (1988) [18’]
Texts: poems by I.Tupaj, A.Bittleston, I.Wyatt, V.Weigl, W.Blake, J. Skarecky,  & anon.
Instr.: voice a cappella (5 solos, 3 m/f duets)

DAYSPRING (1987) [10’]
Text: Margaret Avison
Instr.: mezzo-soprano & piano

ARISE MY LOVE (1980, revised 1982) [3’]
Text: Song of Solomon 2:10-13 (RSV)
Instr.: Soprano solo, piccolo trumpet, organ

ET INCARNATUS EST (1981) [22’]
Texts: I. Gracia Fay Ellwood II. Thomas John Carlisle
III. Matthew Brown   IV. Josiah Bancroft  V. Phil Silva
Instr.: baritone solo, horn, piano
Or: low voice, horn, piano

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