Jana Skarecky

Choral Music

MAGDALENE MASS (2013) [9'15"]

Text: English Mass
Instr.: SATB choir a cappella (Kyrie, Sanctus, Agnus Dei 5'05")
& congregation with organ (Gloria, Creed 4'10")
Published by Alliance Publications Inc. (USA)
https://www.halleonard.com/product/8774121/magdalene-mass

O EARTH (2013) [4'10"]

Text: John Gracen Brown
Instr.: SATB choir a cappella 
Published by Alliance Publications Inc. (USA)
https://www.halleonard.com/product/8771310/o-earth

DEEP PEACE (2012) [ca. 5']

Text: John Gracen Brown & anonymous
Instr.: SATB choir a cappella 
Published by Alliance Publications Inc. (USA)
https://www.halleonard.com/product/8771311/deep-peace

BACK TO BABYLON (2006)
[11'; abridged 6'30"]

Text: Viggo Mortensen
Instr.: SSAATB or SSAATTBB choir a cappella
Premiered by the Cantores Choir in Dunedin, New Zealand, May 27, 2012

AVE MARIS STELLA (2004) [5'45"]

Text: 9th c., transl. Athelstan Riley
Instr.: SATB choir a cappella
(Performance: Gallery Choir, Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Toronto, 2004)

SONG OF LIFE (2001) [5'30"]

Text: Hildegard von Bingen, George C. Scott
Instr.: SATB choir a cappella
Commissioned by ACWC for the Women in Music Festival, Ottawa 2002

CROWN OF PRAYER AND PRAISE
(1990, 1993) [3 motets; 13']

Text: John Donne
Instr.: SATB choir a cappella
Commissioned by the Renaissance Singers, Kitchener, ON

SING WE TRIUMPHANT HYMNS OF  PRAISE (1989) [2']

Text: The Venerable Bede
Instr.: hymn, SATB choir (& opt. organ/piano)

SING WE TRIUMPHANT HYMS OF  PRAISE (1989) [2']

Text: The Venerable Bede
Instr.: hymn, SATB choir (& opt. organ/piano)

GOD IS OUR REFUGE (1987) [4']

Text: Psalm 46
Instr.: SATB choir a cappella

OUR LIGHT HAS COME (1984) [8']

Text: Jana Skarecky
Instr.: SSA choir & organ
Commissioned for the 150th anniversary of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Cambridge, ON

THE PEACE OF JERUSALEM (1984) [5'30"]

Text: Psalm 122 (Scottish Psalter) & Revelation 21:2-5 (RSV)
Instr.: Soprano solo, SSATB choir, organ
Commissioned for the 140th anniversary of Knox Presbyterian Church, Stratford, ON

REQUIEM INTROIT: In memoriam Herbert Howells (1983) [2'30"]

Text: from the Latin Requiem Mass
Instr.: SSATB choir a cappella

MAGNIFICAT & NUNC DIMITTIS
(1979, rev. 1983) [5'30"]

Text: Luke 1:46-55, 2:29-32 (KJV)
Instr.: SATB choir a cappella

IN CELEBRATION  (1982) [4']

Text: W.H. Auden, from "For the Time Being"
Instr.: Soprano solo & SATB choir a cappella

FOUR CZECH CAROLS
(1977, rev. 1981) [8']

English text: Jana Skarecky
Instr.: SATB choir a cappella
Published by Alliance Music Inc. (USA)
https://www.halleonard.com/product/8774120/four-czech-carols

THE SECRET FLOWER (1981) [4']

Text: 17th-century German, transl. Eleanor Farjeon
Instr.: Soprano solo & SATB choir a cappella

GLORIA (1980) [23']

Text: Gerard Manley Hopkins & Gloria from the Latin Mass
Instr.: Soprano, baritone & tenor soli & SSAATTBB choir, 2 trumpets, horn, trombone & organ

MASS IN THE LYDIAN MODE (1979) [8']

Text: English Mass
Instr.: SSA choir a cappella

LOVE IS COME AGAIN (1979) [4’]

Text: J.M.C. Crum
Instr.: SATB choir a cappella
Published by Gordon V. Thompson Music (Warner Chappell Music Canada)