“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
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.
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. …
My best-selling handbell piece, “For The Beauty of the Earth” also incorporates “This Is My Father’s World”.
This is a very special arrangement to me, as “He’s Got The Whole World In His Hands” was my grandfather’s favorite hymn. I remember how he used to sing it to me when I was very young.