Lamentation

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“Lamentation” is a contemplative and lyrical work appropriate for any occasion and especially suited for Holy Week. A great teaching piece for phrasing, dynamics, and structure, this piece utilizes R, LV, and suspended mallet techniques. Sections in both minor and major keys build to a dramatic climax before the piece softly ends. Published by Choristers Guild  

Easter Triumph

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With orchestral strength and tonal variety, four of the most often-heard Easter hymn tunes combine in a glorious outpouring of praise for Easter morning. Liberal use of shakes, martellato lifts, thumb damps, and mallets add to the excitement.

I Vow To Thee, My Country

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When my editor at Lorenz asked me to write a Patriotic piece, I was stumped a bit.  I didn’t quite know how to approach the task, as I am not a big fan of Patriotic music in church.  I remembered hearing “I Vow To Thee, My Country” with the tune from Holst’s “The Planets”(THAXTED) and I knew it was perfect.  …