Published Compositions
SATB with Piano Accompaniment
Be Thou My Vision (Irish Hymn)   
A 6657, Harold Flammer Music
Come away, sweet love   
A 1944, Shawnee Press, Inc.
Fantasia on a Ukrainian Carol   piano four hands – optional orchestra
15/1086, Roger Dean Publishing
The Gift (O come, little children)   with optional children’s chorus (string orchestra and harp orchestration available)
18301, Alfred Publishing Company
If ye love me   
7662, Alfred Publishing Company
Laudamus Te   with optional flute
D 0429, Shawnee Press, Inc.
Make a joyful noise   
1.3143, ECS Publishing
Ol’ Dan Tucker   
HL08501558, Walton Music
The Prince of Peace   
A6727, Harold Flammer
Risen Today   
7918, Alfred Publishing
  1. Were you there? (African American spiritual)
  2. Hyfrydol (Welsh hymn)
  3. Easter Hymn (Jesus Christ is risen today)
From a Shaker Hymnal   
10/3681R, Roger Dean Publishing
  1. Let Zion Move
  2. I will go on my way
The Sweet Name of Jesus   with soprano solo
10/1466R, Roger Dean Publishing
SATB A Cappella
Emeralds (Folk songs of the Irish)   
15/1206R, Roger Dean Publishing
  1. The Curragh of Kildare
  2. The Parting Glass
I will go up   
1.3142, Galaxy Music Corporation
Three Herrick Songs   Winner of the GALA choruses composition competition, 1985
15/1082, Roger Dean Publishing
  1. Upon Time
  2. A ternary of littles
  3. The white island
Little Lamb (William Blake)   
1.3144, Galaxy Music Corporation
SATB with Instrumental Accompaniment
Fanfare for Christmas (based on In Dulci Jubilo)   SATB chorus with 4 trumpets
10/1295R, Roger Dean Publishing
Fantasia on a Ukrainian Carol (Carol of the bells)   2 2 2 2 – 2 2 2 1 – strings, harp, piano, timp., bells
15/1086, Roger Dean Publishing
How sweet the sound (A Christmas Celebration)   flute, oboe, bassoon, organ, 3-4 octave handbells
65/1866R, Roger Dean Publishing
  1. Let all mortal flesh keep silence
  2. Personent Hodie
  3. Sweet was the song the virgin sang
  4. We three kings
Joy! A carol cantata for Christmas   piano or organ with optional flute and trumpet
7822, Alfred Archive Edition
  1. Joy to the world
  2. Once in royal David’s city
  3. Angels we have heard on high
  4. God rest you merry gentlemen
  5. O come, all ye faithful
SAB with Piano Accompaniment
Laudamus Te   with optional flute
D 0429, Shawnee Press, Inc.
The Gift (O come, little children)   string orchestra and harp orchestration available
18301, Alfred Publishing
The Mystic Trumpeter   with piano and two C trumpets
15/1663R, Roger Dean Publishing
The Gift (O come, little children)   
18302, Alfred Publishing
TTB with Piano Accompaniment
Haul away, Joe! (Sea Chanty)   
HMC2203, Hinshaw Music, Inc.
The Rainbow   
15/1210R, Roger Dean Publishing
Two-Part (any combination) with Piano and Optional Flute
Out of the stars   
EA0169, Shawnee Press, Inc.
Unison with Piano or Organ Accompaniment
One fine hour   Winner of the Amadeus Choir Christmas Carol Competition in 1990, Toronto, Ontario
VA-1003, Gordon V. Thompson Music
Unpublished Compositions
SATB A Cappella
Carols for Christmas   
Blessed be that maid Marie   
Corde natus ex parentis (Of the Father’s heart begotten)   
This endris night   
For unto us a Child is born   
In Bethlehem   
O little one sweet   
O my dear heart   
See amid the Winter’s Snow   
Sweet was the song   
While shepherds watched their flocks   
Charm me asleep (Herrick)   
Divine Mother (Dylan Newcomb)   
I hear America singing   
  1. My Country, tis of Thee
  2. Yankee Doodle
  3. O Beautiful for Spacious Skies
  4. When Johnny Comes Marching Home / Battle Hymn of the Republic
Lincolnshire folksongs   
  1. The brisk young sailor
  2. Lisbon (TTBB)
Missa Brevis   with SATB soloists
Kyrie, Gloria, Sanctus, Agnus Dei   
My beloved Jesus (Martin Luther, “Ach mein herzliches Jesulein”)   
Parasceve Motets   
  1. Tristis est anima mea (My soul is sorrowful)
  2. Vere languores nostros (Truly, he alone has borne our infirmities)
  3. Christus factus est (Christ was made obedient to us)
Poem (Samuel Beckett)   
She moved through the fair (Irish folk song)   
The Star Spangled Banner   
To see a world (Blake)   
SATB with Piano Accompaniment
A Christmas Carol   
An Acrostic Psalm (Mary Sidney Herbert)   
O little one sweet (carol)   
What sweeter music can we bring (Herrick)   
Stone Quotes (Lucy Stone)   
We have every reason to rejoice   
Oberlin Charter   
Tantum Ergo   
Times of the Halcyon (Harry Kemp)   
Epilogue for an evening of opera   optional orchestral accomp.
SATB with Piano Accompaniment - Arrangements
America the beautiful   (Gospel style) tenor soloist
How can I keep from singing   optional SATB solos
I saw three ships   17th century England
Ten minutes ago   from Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella”
SATB with Instrumental Accompaniment
Comfort and joy   cl, bn, hn, tpt, harp, strings
Von Himmel hoch, da komm’ ich her   Martin Luther
Quelle est cette odeur agreable?   trad. French
Once in Royal David’s City   
Coventry Carol   English
God rest you merry gentlemen   
Epilogue for an evening of opera   2 2 2 2 – 2 0 0 0 – strings, piano
Journey of the Magi (T.S. Eliot)   Woodwind octet, TTB solos – manuscript
Lauda Sion   2 ob., eng. hn., 2 bn., 2 tpt., 3 tbn., pno. (composed as a companion piece to Stravinsky’s “Mass”)
  1. Lauda Sion
  2. Die Enim (men’s chorus)
  3. Quod in Coena (soprano and bass duet)
  4. Sumit Unus (double chorus)
  5. Ecce Panis (soprano and tenor duet)
  6. Bone Pastor (women’s chorus)
  7. O Sacrum Convivium
The Linden Tree Carol   string orchestra
North Beach Journal   strings, piano, soprano solo
  1. Monomoy Island
  2. Rowing
  3. North Beach Journal
  4. Simple Wonder
One hundredth thirty fifth Psalm   organ, brass quintet, timp.
Saint Anne Variations   2 2 2 0 – 1 2 1 1, timp., kbd.
Spring Rituals   fl, ob, hn, bn, piano, harp, percussion – ATB solos
  1. Omne vivum ex ovo (Old Latin proverb)
  2. Lo, the earth awakes again (anon.)
  3. Song of the Sea Priestess (Dion Fortune)
  4. Omne vivum ex ovo II
  5. A little madness in the Spring (Emily Dickinson)
  6. Love poem for Ostara (Dianne Sylvan)
  7. Lo, the earth awakes again (anon.)
Then movement comes in sound   with solo flute
  1. Then movement comes in sound (Hildegard Jone)
  2. Cantata (H. Jone)
  3. Litanei (Stefan Georg)
Tribute to Leonard Bernstein   chorus with SATB soloists and orchestra (2 2 2 2 – 2 0 0 0, piano, strings)
  1. Tonight (West Side Story)
  2. New York, New York (On the town)
  3. It must be so (Candide)
  4. I’m a little bit in love (Wonderful town)
  5. Best of all possible worlds (Candide)
  6. Wrong note rag (Wonderful town)
  7. My house (Peter Pan)
  8. Make our garden grow (Candide)
SSA with Piano Accompaniment
There’s a light (Shaker melody)   optional string accompaniment
The Echoing Green (Blake)   with piano and bells
SA with Piano Accompaniment
Stories and poems (Calef Brown)   
  1. The Appleton Twins
  2. Sleeping fruit
  3. A Camping Tale
Dancing everywhere (Michael Rumaker)   Strings, brass, percussion and piano
Memory unsettled (Thom Gunn)   TB with piano accomp.
Sea Chanties   with piano or orchestral accompaniment
  1. A rovin’
  2. Blow the man down
  3. Blow the wind westerly
Solo Voice
All you with all me (Gertrude Stein)   soprano or tenor with piano accomp.
All God’s Creatures (Ogden Nash)   baritone and piano accomp.
  1. The Grasshoppers
  2. The Elephants
  3. The Hippopotamus
  4. A Snake
The Best   mezzo soprano or baritione with piano accomp.
Clearances (Seamus Heany)   mezzo soprano or baritone with piano accomp.
I am His and He is mine (adapted from hymn tune by J. Parry)   tenor or soprano with piano accomp.
I see his blood upon the rose (Joseph Plunkett)   soprano with piano accomp.
It came upon a midnight clear (traditional)   mezzo and baritone duet with piano
The practice of observation   mezzo soprano or baritone with piano accomp.
The pride of Kildare (Irish folksong)   mezzo soprano or baritione with piano accomp.
Sea Chanties   baritone and orchestra
  1. A rovin’
  2. Blow the man down
  3. Blow the wind westerly
Spirituals   (soprano with orchestra) Premiered by the Boston Pops
  1. O what a beautiful city
  2. Give me Jesus
So I walk today   tenor or soprano with piano accomp.
Organizing Time – Understanding Rhythm: A method for classroom and individual use   
30/1373R, Roger Dean Publishing Company