ARNOLD ROSNER
COMPOSER 1945–2013

Choral Works

Op. 21Agnus Dei (1963) for SATB Chorus10 min.

Text from the Mass ordinary [Latin]

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Op. 28aBenedictus (1964) for SATB Chorus3 min.

Text from Mass ordinary [Latin]

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Op. 34Missa Greensleeves (1967) for SATB Chorus22 min.

Text from the Mass ordinary [Latin]

  • Kyrie
  • Gloria
  • Sanctus
  • Agnus Dei
Op. 37Nine Tagore Madrigals (1968) for SAQTB Voices30 min.

Texts by Rabindranath Tagore

  • The Lady of the Sea
  • The Unanswered Question
  • When She Pass’d
  • The Guest
  • Last Night in the Garden
  • Her Night’s Silence
  • I Hold Her Hands
  • The Great Unknown
  • Peace, My Heart
Op. 50Missa L’homme armé (1971) for SATB Chorus26 min.

Text from the Mass ordinary [Latin]

  • Kyrie
  • Gloria
  • Credo
  • Sanctus
  • Agnus Dei
Op. 59Requiem (1973) for Soloists, SATB Chorus, Orchestra
STTB solo; SATB; 3.3.3.3/4.3-7.3.1/timp.perc/hp.pno.cel.hpschd/strings
62 min.

Texts from various religious traditions and languages

  • Overture: The Seventh Seal
  • Recitative: Ein Wort, ein Satz
  • Toccata: Musica Satanica
  • Ballade: Les Neiges d’antan
  • Sutra: Enmei Jukku Kannon Gyo
  • Madrigal: To All, To Each
  • Organum: Lasciate ogni speranze
  • Prayer: Kaddish
  • Passacaglia: Libera me
  • “und wieder Dunkel, ungeheuer”

Dedication: to Walter Simmons

Op. 59aTo All, To Each (1973) for SATB Chorus5 min.

Text by Walt Whitman

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Dedication: to Walter Simmons

Op. 62Missa In nomine (1974) for SATB Chorus28 min.

Text from the Mass ordinary [Latin]

  • Kyrie
  • Gloria
  • Credo
  • Sanctus
  • Agnus Dei
Op. 72Magnificat (1979) for SATB Chorus, Two Trumpets, and Two Trombones15 min.

Text from Luke 1:46-45 [Latin]

Cathedral Church of St. Paul, San Diego; Clarion Brass; David Amos, conductor

Dedication: to Stephen Sturk

Recording: Laurel LR-849

Op. 80Let Them Praise (1984) for Two-Part Chorus (Treble, Men's, or Mixed), Organ, and Handbells/Chimes7 min.

Text from Psalm 148

Op. 92A Psalm of Mercy (1991) for SATB Soloists, SATB Chorus, and Keyboard4 min.

Text from Psalm 136 & 100

Dedication: to Grace