carson cooman

Treble and Women's Choral Works (sacred and secular)

The Appleton Motets (Op. 767) (2008) (10 min)
for Edward Elwyn Jones
2-part Voices (female/treble or male) Unaccompanied
  I. Peace I Leave with You (John 14:27)
  II. Treasures in Heaven (Matthew 6:19-20)
  III. The Lord Is My Light (Psalm 27:1)
  IV. Watch Therefore (Mark 13:35-37)
  V. Children of Light (Ephesians 5:8-9)
Texts from the Bible
Commissioned by The Memorial Church, Harvard University
Published by Selah Publishing Co., Inc. (Catalogue #410-538)
Recorded on The Welcome News: Choral Music of Carson Cooman (CD Recording; Gothic Records; Catalogue #G-49280)

A Blue Star (Op. 1033) (2013) (4.5 min)
for Beth and Jonah
SSAA Voices Unaccompanied
Text by Annemarie Schimmel

Botany (Op. 209) (2000) (3 min)
for the Voces Feminae Choir of the Bulgarian Music Festival
SSA Chorus and Piano
Text by Kathleen Wakefield
Commissioned by the Bulgarian Music Festival
Published by Treble Clef Music Press, exclusive distributor Subito Music Corporation (Catalogue #TC-191)

Golden Callings (Op. 958) (2012) (4 min)
for Beth
SSAA Chorus Unaccompanied
Text by Elizabeth Kirschner
Commissioned by Lorelei Ensemble

If Ye Love Me (Op. 739) (2007) (2 min)
for Edward Elwyn Jones
SA Voices and Drone (organ, violin, viola, cello, or synthesizer)
Text from the Bible: John 14:15-17a
Published by St. James Music Press

It Is I! (Op. 765) (2008) (2.5 min)
for Tim Knight
Unison Treble Choir (opt. 2-part) and Organ
Text by Melito of Sardis, adp. by the composer
Commissioned by St. James Music Press
Published by St. James Music Press (subscription service) or contact composer to purchase individual copies

Jesus, Gift of God (Op. 334) (2001) (1.5 min)
for M.W.G.
(based on the hymn tune DUNSTER CAROL by Carson P. Cooman)
2-part Treble Choir and Keyboard
Text by Richard Leach
Commissioned by the Noteworthy Voices for Christmas Celebration 2001
Published by St. James Music Press (subscription service) or contact composer to purchase individual copies

Jesus is Here! (Op. 743) (2007) (2 min)
for Hazel Somerville
(based on the hymn tune HILDEGARD'S FORCE by Carson P. Cooman)
2-part Treble Choir and Keyboard
Text by the composer
Commissioned by St. James Music Press
Published by St. James Music Press (subscription service) or contact composer to purchase individual copies

Morning Star (Op. 977) (2012) (2.5 min)
for Bob Cunningham
2-part Voices (mixed, SA, or TB) and Hammerchord
Text adapted from the tomb inscription of the Venerable Bede
Commissioned by The Memorial Church, Harvard University

A Prayer Before Sleep (Op. 816) (2009) (2 min)
for Dawn Willis, the Bella Voce Women's Chorus of Vermont, and Laurel Ann Maurer
SSA Chorus and Flute
Text by Alexander Carmichael, adp. by the composer
Published by Santa Barbara Music Publishing, Inc. (Catalogue #SBMP 1174)

The Sky Can Still Remember (Op. 780) (2008) (3.5 min)
for Dawn Willis and the Bella Voce Women's Chorus of Vermont
SSAA Choir and Organ
Text by Phillips Brooks
Commissioned by the Bella Voce Women's Chorus of Vermont
Published by Amber Waves Music Publishing (Catalogue #AWM1022)

Stories in the Stars (Op. 539) (2003) (18 min)
for Betty English
Children's Chorus (2-part) and Piano, with Opt. Narrator(s)
  I. Stories in the Stars
  II. Leaves of Red
  III. Look at Me
  IV. Star Tenders
Texts by Randy Northrup
Commissioned by Allendale Columbia School
Published by Fred Bock Music Company/excl. distributor Hal Leonard (Catalogue #NMP419)

There Is Much in the World (Op. 746) (2007) (1.75 min)
for Gwyneth Walker
(based on the hymn tune HYANNIS by Carson P. Cooman)
2-part Treble Choir and Keyboard
Text by the composer
Commissioned by St. James Music Press
Published by St. James Music Press (subscription service) or contact composer to purchase individual copies