Song of Mary (1981)

Instrumentation: SAATB choir, soprano solo, and organ

Text: by the composer

Duration: 8:00

Dedicated to the Choir of Central Woodward Christian Church in Troy, Michigan.

Premiered on CWCC’s Christmas concert; December 1981.

Notes: This is a Christmas piece. After a choral introduction, Mary since a lullaby and then moves into a description of the scene around her. in a contrasting middle section, Mary sings over the choir of her awe at the events that have taken place. The piece ends with the choir singing Mary’s lullaby while Mary sings a descant.

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