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Choral and Vocal Music

Mixed Voices (SATB)

 

'Beautiful Crimea / Güzel Qırım’ (2021)

~ SSAATTBB a cappella;
arrangement of a Crimean Tatar folk song; (CRIMEAN TATAR LANGUAGE); 5’40 min.

'Glory to the Father,

and to the Son,

and to the Holy Spirit' (Славослів'я / Doxology) (2020)

~ SSAATTBB a cappella;
to texts from the Bible (UKR); 2’50 min.

'Holy, Holy, Holy

Lord of Hosts' (2010)

~ SSAATTBB a cappella; to texts from the Bible (UKR); 5’40 min.

'Carevac’s lira' ('Царевчева ліра') (2004)

Three arrangements of Balkan folk songs from the collection Vlastimir Pavlović Carevac ~ SSAATTBB a cappella; (SERBO-CROATIAN); 13’28 min.
1. 'Ajde slušaj, slušaj kaleš bre Anđo'; 6’56 min.
2. 'Razbolje se care Sulejmane'; 4'18 min
3. 'Hajde Kato, hajde zlato'!; 3'14 min. 
 

'Anthem of the City of Pokrovs'k (2020)

~ SSAATTBB a cappella; text by Olena Stepanenko (UKR); 3 min.
 

'Garden of Divine Songs' Song 21
"My happiness, where do you live?"(2022)

~ a cantata for SSAATTBB a cappella; based on poems by Hryhoriy Skovoroda (UKR);
12 min.

 'Psalms of David' (2000)

~ choral diptych, a cappella SSAATTBB and tubular bells; to texts from the Bible (UKR); 12 min.
1. From the Depth I cry to Thee, o Lord (psalms 13, 55, 61, 130); 8’41 min.
2. Praise God in His sanctuary (psalm 150); 3’19 min.

'How Volodya Quickly Flew Down the Mountain' (2011)

~ SSAATTBB a cappella;
based on a poem by Danyyil Kharms (RUS); 2’22 min.


'Come, Holy Spirit' / 'Pryidy, Sviatyi Dukhu'  / 'Прийди, Святий Духу' to canonical text (2023)

~ SSAATB mixed choir
a cappella (UKR); 9 min. Commissioned by the Singakademie Dresden, conductor - Michael Kappler, 

 

'Lord's Prayer'

('Our Father’) (2003)

~ SSAATTBB a cappella;
to texts from the Bible (UKR); 3 min.

'Breath of Time' (2002)

~ SSAATTBB a cappella; on texts from the Upanishads (SANSKRIT); 6’40.

'Kolyada' (2009)

~ arrangement of a Ukrainian folk song for SSAATTBB a cappella; (UKR); 4’08 min.

'The Prayer/Молитва/Molytva' on the spiritual biblical text "Holy Mother of God, have mercy on us!” (2022)

SSAATTBB chorus a cappella, percussion and solo soprano (UKR); 7’30 min. Commissioned by the Swiss-Italian association Gruppo Vocale Cantemus, artistical director Davide Fior.
 

'Garden of Divine Songs', Song 16
"The clouds have passed, the rainbow shines joyfully" (1991)

~ a cantata for SSAATTBB a cappella; based on
poems by Hryhoriy Skovoroda (UKR); 6 min.

'Sakura Blossom' (2021)

~ Mystery-action on the themes of Japanese folk songs SSAATTBB a cappella, soloists, drums, and electronic recording in two parts; (JAPANESE); 7’30 min.
1. 'Sakura / Cherry Blossoms' ~ folk song; 4’15 min.
2. 'Fuji-San' ~ text by Iwai Sadzanami; 3’15 min.

​'Unto the Lord with My Voice I cried' Psalm № 142 (2018)

~ SSAATTBB a cappella; to texts from the Bible (UKR); 4’45 min.

(also available in treble choir)

 'Gloria' (2019) Anthem of the All-Ukrainian Summer Choral Academy to the lyrics of Hryhoriy Skovoroda (LATIN)

~ SSAATTBB a cappella; 2 min.

Treble Voices (SSAA)

'Chula jesam' (2013)

~ SSAA a cappella; arrangement of a Balkan folk song (SRB); 5’00 min.

'Evening Prayer' ('King of Heaven') (2007)

~ SSAA women's choir
a cappella and wind bells; to texts from the Bible (UKR); 4’45 min.

'Holy, holy, holy Lord of Hosts' (2011)

~ SSAA a cappella; to texts from the Bible (UKR); 5’40 min.

'Letters from a Shell' (2005)

~ SSAA a cappella;
three choral fantasies on the poems of Olena Stepanenko (UKR);
14’00 min.

 

'Otherworldly Games' (2008)

~ mystery-action in two movements for SSAA
a cappella, electronic recording, organ, didgeridoo, and drums;
to text by Olena Stepanenko (UKR);
9’52 min.
1. 'A Game of Double Light'; 5’03 min.
2. 'A Game about Maiden'; 4’49 min.

'Saint Nicholas', 'Всещирий Миколаю' (2012)

~ SSAA women's choir + drums;
a cantata-fantasy on the themes of Ukrainian folk carols, chants, and psalms in three movements (UKR); 12’08 min.
 
1. 'Saint Nicholas', 'Всещирий Миколаю'; 2’25 min.   
2. 'Sit Nicholas on the edge of the table', 'Сидить Миколай у конці стола'; 4’29 min.
3. 'And who, who loves Nicholas', 'А хто, хто Миколая любить'; 5’14 min.

'Trisagion' ('Трисвяте', 'Trysviate') (2022)

~ SSSAAA female choir
a cappella + violino;
to canonical text (UKR);
3’30 min.
Commissioned by the American Choral Directors Association for the 2023 National High School SSAA Honor Choir,
Pearl Shangkuan, conductor.

'Šareno cveće',

'Colorful Flowers' (2013)

~ SSAA women's choir a cappella;
three arrangements of Balkan folk songs (Serbo-Croatian); 10 min.
1. Sejdefu majka buđaše; 4’10 min.
2. Zaspala devojka; 3’12 min.
3. Tanino oro; 2’38

'Glory to the Father,

and to the Son,

and to the Holy Spirit' (Славослів'я / Doxology) (2010)

~ SSAA a cappella; to texts from the Bible (UKR); 2’50 min.

'Unto the Lord with My Voice I cried'

Psalm № 142 (2002)

~ SSAA a cappella; to texts from the Bible (UKR); 4’45 min.

'Bright Mother Mary' (2021)

~ SSAA + piano, for children’s (women's) choir; to text by Vitaly Blyznyuk (UKR); 4’20 min.
 
' Bright of Mother Mary' (2021) ~ SSAA women’s choir a cappella; to text by Vitaly Blyznyuk (UKR); 4’20 min.

 

'Song' ('Чи є кращі між квітками?.. ', 'Are there the best among flowers ...') (2022)

~ SSAA women's choir a cappella; to text by Lesya Ukrainka (UKR); 4’10 min.~ Commissioned by the 'Sing for Ukraine' Consortium 2022 ~ 

• The Choir Project (USA) ~ Consortium Director 
Dr. Marian Dolan, Founding Artistic Director 
• Canzona Women’s Ensemble (USA) 
Cricket Handler and Jill Anderson, Artistic Directors 
• Cantala (USA) 
Lawrence University 
Dr. Phillip A. Swan, Conductor 
• ChandraTala (CAN) 
of the Kokopelli Choir Association  
Laura Hawley, Conductor 
• Elektra Women’s Choir (CAN)  
Morna Edmundson, Artistic Director 
• Lady Cove Choir (CAN) 
Kellie Walsh, Artistic Director 
• mirabai ensemble (USA) 
Dr. Sandra Snow, Artistic Director 
• Mosaic Ensemble (USA)  
Michigan State University 
Dr. Sandra Snow, Conductor 
• Saint Mary’s College Belles Voix (USA) 
Dr. Nancy Menk, Conductor 
• VOX Femina Los Angeles (USA) 
Dr. Iris Levine, Artistic Director 
• Young Women's Choral Projects of San Francisco (USA) 
Dr. Martín Benvenuto, Interim Artistic Director  

'Songs of Love' (2013)

~ SSAA women's choir a cappella and drams;
three arrangements of Balkan folk songs:
1. 'Sve ptičice zapjevale'; 4’40 min.
2. 'Bolen leži mlad Stojan'; 7’07 min.
3. 'Simbil cveće'; 5’30 min.

'Vesnyanky',

'Spring Songs' (2012)

 'Vesnyanky', 'Spring Songs' (2012) ~ SSAA women's choir a cappella; five arrangements of Ukrainian folk songs (UKR); 16’35 min.

1. 'Bless You, Mother' / 'Благослови, Мати' / 'Blahoslovy, Maty' (3’10);
2. 'Oh, there is a Viburnum in the Forest' / 'Ой, єсть в лісі калина' / 'Oy, yest' v lisi kalyna' (1’50);
3. 'Yanchyk-Podolyanchyk' / 'Янчику-Подолянчику' / 'Yanchyku-Podolyanchyku' (2’10);
4. 'Willow Board' / 'Вербовая дощечка' / 'Verbovaya doshchechka' (4’45);
5. 'Already Spring, Already Beautiful' / 'А вже Весна, а вже Красна' / 'A vzhe Vesna, a vzhe Krasna' (4’40)







'Madrigal' (2023)

~ SSSSAAA female choir
a cappella;
to text by Jessika Blade and J.G. (Eng.); 4’15 min. 
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Lower Voices (TTBB)

'Call on the Lord, All the Earth!' Psalm № 100 (2002)

~ TTBB a cappella; to texts from the Bible (UKR);
3’00 min.

Solo Vocal

'Songs of Love' (2017)

~ Soprano + piano;
Vocal cycle based on texts by ancient Japanese poets in 7 movements, translation from Old Japanese by Alexander Dolin (RUS); 14’00 min.

'Songs of the Old Troubadour' (2018)

~ Baritone + piano;
Vocal cycle based on poems
by Jovan Dučić 
in 5 movements (SRB);
16’15 min.

'Amore, ora pro nobis, or Two ballads about perfect love' (2019)

~ Mezzo-soprano, organ,
and tubular bell;
based on poems by Olena Stepanenko (UKR) and Edward Estlin Cummings (UKR) (Translation from English
by Olexander Grytsenko); 17’00 min.

'Clay of the Lord' (2018)

~ Soprano + piano;
Vocal cycle on a poem
by Olena Stepanenko

in 3 movements (UKR);
5’00 min.
1. 'God walked on the mountain'
2. 'Blessings of heaven'
3. 'And it is said, The Lord will come forth'
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