Choral Music

by  Leslie Bassett

Glorious Things Of Thee Are Spoken,  and  Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus, two unison hymns, each to the tune Jefferson from “Southern Harmony  (1835); texts by J. Newton, Ch. Wesley, Fortunatus, with organ or piano, 3’, 2003 (©_____),   ________.

 

Maker of our Being, (SATB, organ), text by L. Bassett, 4’, 1993 (©1995), Peters #67551, Chancel Choir, First United  Methodist Church, Ann Arbor, MI, Robert Pratt, cond., Oct. 3, 1993

 

Almighty, Eternal, (SATB, organ),  text by L. Bassett, 6', 1990 (©1994), Peters #67358, Univ. of Alabama Choir, Huntsville, R. Paul Crabb, cond., Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, May 25, 1990, comm. by the University of Alabama.

 

Whoe'er She Be (SSA, piano), text by Robert Crashaw, 3', 1986 (©1989), Peters #67171, Univ. of Michigan Women's Glee Club, Rosalie Edwards, cond., Ann Arbor, April 4, 1987,

 

Lord, Who Hast Formed Me (SATB, organ), text by George Herbert, 3',  1981 (©1987), Peters #67026,  Chancel Choir, First United Methodist Church, Ann Arbor, MI, Emily Lowe, cond., March 14, 1982

 

Sing to the Lord (SATB, organ),  text from Psalm 95, 3', 1981 (©1987), Peters #67025, Brevard College Choir, Lee Bratton, cond., Brevard, NC, Jan. 31, 1982.

 

A Ring of Emeralds (SATB, piano), 5 movements with assorted Irish texts, 13', 1979 (©1981), Peters #66839, Eastern Michigan Univ. Madrigal Singers, Emily Lowe, cond., Cork, Ireland, Choral and Folk-Dance Festival, April 27, 1979, comm. by Cork Choral Festival.  Recording by Emily Lowe Singers, Choral Tapestries, Northeastern Records Classical Arts NR 241-CD

 

Of Wind and Earth (SATB, piano), texts by  Shelley, Wm. Conan Bryant, St. Francis, 9', 1973 (©1978), Peters #66575, Ohio Music Education Assn., Columbus, OH, Feb. 8, 1974, comm. by the Ohio Music Educ. Assn.

 

Celebration in Praise of Earth, Chorus, Orchestra, Speaker, 1971, Peters #66271,- - -- see under Orchestra Music

 

Moon Canticle (SATB, cello, amplified speaker, soprano), texts from numerous sources concerning the moon, 17', 1969 (©1971),  Peters #66270,  New York All-State Choir, Thomas Hilbish, cond., Concord Hotel, NY, Dec. 10, comm. by the NY State Music Assn.

 

Collect (SATB with electronic tape), text a prayer for peace, 5', 1969 (©1970), World Library Publications, J. S. Paluch Co., Inc., Upsala College Choir, Richard Toensing, cond., East Orange, NJ, March 23, 1969.

 

Notes in the Silence (SATB, piano), texts from Dag Hammarskjold's Markings, 9', 1966 (©1973), Peters #66573, Univ., of Michigan Chamber Choir, Thos. Hilbish, cond., Ann Arbor, Jan. 22, 1967.

 

Prayers for Divine Service (TTBB, organ), Latin texts, 9',  1965, American Composers Edition, BASSE 09553, Williams College Choir, Kenneth Roberts, cond., Williamstown, MA, April 24, 1966.

 

Hear My Prayer, O Lord (SA [children], organ), text from Psalm 64, 3', 1965 (©1967), Peters #66121, Childrens' Choir, First United Methodist Church, Ann Arbor, MI, Elizabeth Katz, cond., Nov. 13, 1966.

 

Follow Now that Bright Star (Christmas carol,  Bassett’s "Natale"), 4', 1962 (©1977), Church Hymnal Corp. for Episcopal Hymnal Supplement; Methodist Church, Rome, Italy, Christmas,1962.

 

Eclogue, Encomium and Evocation (SAA, Pf, Hp, 2 Perc), text from Song of Songs, 11', 1962, American Composers Edition, BASSE 10265,  Choir of Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Emily Lowe, cond., Jan. 13, 1966.

 

Remembrance, (SATB, organ), text by Hoover Rupert, 4', 1960 (©1968), Peters #67024, First United Methodist Church, Ann Arbor, MI, Lester McCoy, cond, Oct. 2, 1960.

 

Moonrise, (SAA, vl, 2 vlas, cello, fl, picc, alto fl, pf, 2 perc), text by D H Lawrence, 7', 1960, American Composers Edition, BASSE 08425,  Wayne State Univ., Malcolm Johns, cond, May 6, 1960, Detroit, MI, comm. by Wayne State Univ.

 

Cantata, For City, Nation, World, (SATB, optional children, tenor, 4 trombones, organ, congregation), Lutheran hymns and other texts , 11', 1959, America Composers Edition, BASSE 08422,  Three-Choir Festival, Buffalo, Hans Vigeland, cond., Feb. 21, 1960, comm. by 3-Choir Festival.

 

Out of the Depths, (SATB, organ), Ps. 130. 4', 1957, American Composers Edition, BASSE 05170,  Methodist Church, Ann Arbor, MI, Lester McCoy, cond., Feb. 9, 1958

 

The Lamb, (SATB, piano), text by Wm. Blake, 3', 1952, American Composers Edition, BASSE 05235,  Michigan Singers, Maynard Klein, cond, Ann Arbor, MI, Nov. 16, 1952

 

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