Recordings

Band

The First Age of Middle-Earth: a Symphony for Concert Band  (2013-2014)

I – The Shadow Lengthens
II – The Fall of Nargothrond
III – Upon Hearing the Nightingale
IV – The Morningtide of Númenor

Chamber Instrumental

A Trumpet Shall Sound for brass quintet  (2016)

This piece was commissioned by Dr. David Amlung, Assistant Professor of Music, McMurry University, in honor of Dr. Mark Wilcox.

Cirith Ungol  (2015)  11:12

Flute/Piccolo, Oboe/English horn, Bb Clarinet/Bb Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, C Trumpet, F Horn, Trombone, Tuba, 2 Violins, Viola, Cello, Piano, Percussion: claves, triangle, timbales (2), cymbals, tam-tam

Cirith Ungol

The Music of Valinor  (2013)

for brass quintet in four movements

I. The Procession of the Valar, With the Interludes of Melkor

II. The Song of Yavanna, Creating Telperion and Laurelin

III. The Treachery of Melkor, the Theft of the Silmarils

IV. The Ascent of Vingilot, the Rise of the Star of Eärendil

Summer  (2012)

for brass quintet in four movements

I. Sun Rising

II. Heat

III. No Vacation

IV. Early evening

Bernie’s Blues  (2012)

electronic

What’s for Lunch?  (2011)

for flute, oboe, and clarinet, in three movements

I. Noodles

II. Ice Tea

III. Soup

Music in Colors  (2010)

four piano pieces on the paintings of Joao de Brito

I. Trees

II. Hills and Mountains

III. The Vineyard

IV. Water Colors

Groovy Pastorinhas  (2010)

for brass quintet

Six Portuguese Folksongs for Brass Quintet  (2010)

arranged for young musicians

I. A Pastorinha

II. Carro amaricano

III. Coradinha

IV. Mourisca

V. O ai, o linda!

VI. O Xi-Xi

I Need A Nap  (2008)

for viola and piano

Portuguese Folksongs, Book I  (2006)

arranged for string quartet and string orchestra

I. A “Fecha” da Mijarela

II. A Senhora da Saúde

III. Dai voltas, Senhor!

IV. Á Sombra do arvoredo

V. Os Reis

VI. Aldeia não vale nada

VII. O menina “Delaidinha”!

Portuguese Folksongs, Book II  (2006)

arranged for string quartet and string orchestra

I. O “melitar, melitar”!

II. Namorei a Felismina

III. Eu esta “manhé áchei”

IV. Brincas tu

V. Cravos em teu peito

VI. Esta Noite Rodou um Carro

VII. Donde vens, ó Agostinho?

Organ Trio  (2005)

for violin, cello, and organ, in three movements

I. Expectation

II. Waiting

III. Arrival

Clarinet Sonata  (2004)

for clarinet and piano.

Piano Quintet  (2002)

for clarinet, violin, viola, cello, and piano, in three movements

I. With intensity

II. Adagio

III. Chaconne

Brass Octet No. 1  (1996‑97)

for 2 trumpets, 2 horns, 2 trombones, euphonium, and tuba, in three movements

I. Prelude

II. Chorale

III. Time

Fugue  (1995)

for oboe, clarinet, and bassoon

Miniature Dance Suite  (1994-95)

for flute, viola, and harp, in three movements

I. Prelude

II. Sarabande

III. Estampie

Chamber Vocal

Three Psalms  (2005)

for soprano, mezzo soprano and piano

I. Psalm 6

II. Psalm 121

III. Psalm 93

Six Songs  (1995-99)

for soprano and piano

I. Ring Out, Wild Bells (1995 96) for sop. and piano, text by Alfred Tennyson

II. I Like To See It Lap The Miles (1996) for sop. and piano, text by Emily Dickinson

III. Because I Could Not Stop For Death (1997) for sop. and piano, text by Emily Dickinson

IV. Sweet and Low (1998) for sop. and piano, text by Alfred Tennyson

V. Home They Brought Her Warrior Dead (1998) for sop. and piano, text by Alfred  Tennyson

VI. Hope (1999) for sop. and piano, text by Emily Dickinson

Orchestra

Four Orchestral Chants

I. Victimae Paschali Laudes (1995) – based on an Easter sequence

II. Crux Fidelis (1999) – based on a Good Friday plainsong and the Stabat Mater

III. Ubi Caritas (1999) – based on a Holy Thursday plainsong

IV. Veni Creator Spiritus (2000) – based on a Pentecost plainsong