VOCAL & CHORAL

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EQUATION (1977)   [9:00]                                                                            Listen to Equation

    for mezzo soprano and bass clarinet

        Premiere: Kilbourn Hall

                         Eastman School of Music

                         Janeen Franz and David Budd

        Publisher: Roger Briggs

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GREGG SONGS(1985)   [10:00]                                                                 Listen to a Sample

    three songs for soprano and piano (text by Linda Gregg)

        I. Growing Up   II. Being With Men   III. The River Again and Again

        Commission: Caroline Dillon

        Premiere: O’laughlin Auditorium

                         Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN

                         Caroline Dillon, Roger Briggs

        Publisher: Roger Briggs

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PASSING CHIMES (1981)   [11:00]                                                           Listen to a Sample

    two songs on death for medium voice and piano

            Father and Son (William Stafford)

            Do Not Go Gentle (Dylan Thomas)

        Premiere:    O’laughlin Auditorium

                            Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN

                            Carol Knell and Jeffrey Jacob

        Publisher: Roger Briggs

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PSALM 96 (1988)   [3:00]

    Anthem for SATB Choir and Keyboard

        Publisher: Roger Briggs

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RAIN (1989)   [5:00]                                                                                         Listen to a Sample

    a single song for soprano and piano

        Commission: Kelli Finn

        Premiere:    O’laughlin Auditorium

                            Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN

                            Kelli Finn and Roger Briggs

        Publisher: Roger Briggs

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TWILIGHT’S LAST GLEAMING (1987)   [5:00]                                      Listen to a Sample

   for women’s choir (SSAA) and CD (or chamber ensemble)

        Commission: Nancy Menk

        Premiere:    O’laughlin Auditorium

                            Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN

                            Saint Mary’s College Women’s Choir

                            Nancy Menk, conductor

        Publisher: Roger Briggs

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YEATS SONGS (2006)   [9:00]                                                                    Listen to a Sample

    three songs for baritone and piano (text by W.B.Yeats)

            I. A Prayer For Old Age

            II. When You Are Old

            III. The Folly of Being Comforted

        Commission: Aaron Nicholson

        Premiere:    Concert Hall

                            Western Washington University

                            Aaron Nicholson and Roger Briggs                 

        Publisher: Roger Briggs

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