SATB Choral

Child of Song

Dedicated to the memory of Stephen Paulus, the text sings of music as the essence of a person's being, how what we sing becomes a permanent, living part of the vivid creation around us. Words by Euan Tait.

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2014

4 mins.

Unaccompanied

SATB div.

Christmas Night (Julenatt)

One of Kim's earliest pieces and written for the Nidaros Cathedral Boys´ Choir, conductor Bjørn Moe. Original lyrics in Norwegian by Stig Nilsson, and adapted to English by Euan Tait.

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2005

4 mins.

Piano, opt. flute or strings

SATB div.

Cradle Hymn

Originally written for the Nidaros Cathedral Girl's Choir, Anita Brevik, conductor. A lullaby with imagery of Mary and her infant with text by Isaac Watts.

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2010/15

5 mins.

Piano and opt. strings

SATB div.

Dormi, Jesu

Commissioned by A Cappellissimo, Grete Daling, conductor, Norway. The Latin text is of unknown origin and also called the Virgin's Cradle Hymn.

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2012

6 mins.

Unaccompanied

SATB div.

Et misericordia

The 4th movement of "Magnificat", commissioned by the Nidaros Cathedral Girl's Choir, Anita Brevik, conductor.

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2010

5 mins.

Piano/organ

and opt. strings

Solo Soprano and SATB div.

Even when He is silent

Commissioned by the St. Olaf Festival (Olavsfestdagene in Trondheim, Norway. This is a work about hope in the darkest time of life. The text was written by a prisoner in Cologne, Germany, during World War 2. 

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2011

5 mins.

Unaccompanied

SATB div.

Fecit potentiam

The 5th movement of "Magnificat", commissioned by the Nidaros Cathedral Girl's Choir, Anita Brevik, conductor.

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2010

6 mins.

Piano/Organ and opt. strings or full orchestra

SATB div.

Flight Song

Written as a gift to Dr. Anton Armstrong and the St. Olaf Choir. Words by Euan Tait.

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2014

4 mins.

Piano

SATB div.

His Light In Us

Commissioned by the St. Olaf Choir and Dr. Anton Armstrong for the 2016 St. Olaf Christmas Festival. 

Words by Euan Tait

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2016

5 mins.

Piano (optional strings)

SATB div.

Holy Spirit Mass

Commissioned by the National Lutheran Choir, David Cherwien, conductor. A setting of the mass ordinary in English, with additional texts. 

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2017

50 mins.

Piano & string orchestra

SATB div.

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I Hope

From "Tuvayhun - Beatitudes for a Wounded World".

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2018

2'50-3 mins.

Unaccompanied or with strings

SATB with narration

I Will Light Candles This Christmas

Commissioned by Celia Ellingson through LutheranArts in honor of Gary Aamodt's 80th Birthday and dedicated to and premiered at the 2018 St. Olaf Christmas Festival.

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2018

4 mins.

Piano (orchestral version available soon)

SATB div.

Infinity

Commissioned by Kantorei, Denver, and Artistic Director Joel Rinsema. Words by David Roberts.

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2016

7'30 mins.

Unaccompanied

SATB div.

Magnificat

Commissioned by the Nidaros Cathedral Girls' Choir, Anita Brevik, conductor and was later arranged by the composer for SATB chorus.

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2010/14

40 mins.

Piano, organ, and strings

(or organ only)

Solo Soprano,

SATB div.

Making or Breaking

Commissioned by Kantorei, Denver, and Artistic Director Joel Rinsema. Words by David Roberts.

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2016

4'30 mins.

Soprano saxophone

SSAATTBB

My Flame the Song

Commissioned in honor of Dr. H Morris Stevens Jr; conductor of the St. Edward's University Masterworks Singers. Words by Euan Tait.

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2017

5 mins.

Piano

SATB div.

Norwegian Alleluia

Commissioned by the Baylor a Cappella Choir at Baylor University in Texas, Alain Raines, conductor. A short joyous piece inspired by the folk music and beautiful nature of Norway. 

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2015

2'30 mins.

Unaccompanied

SATB div.

O sacrum convivium

Commissioned by the Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2014

6 mins.

Unaccompanied

SATB div.

Pie Jesu

From Requiem commissioned by the Nidaros Cathedral Boys' Choir, Bjørn Moe, conductor.

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2014

4'30 mins.

Organ

SATB div.

Requiem

Commissioned by the Nidaros Cathedral Boys' Choir, Bjørn Moe, conductor. With selected texts from the Requiem Mass and poetry by Emily Dickinson and an unknown author.

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2014

50 mins.

Trumpet in C, Percussion

and strings

SATB div.

Searching Love

Originally commissioned for SSAA chorus by the Texas Choral Directors Association the SATB version was commissioned by the Colleyville Heritage Panther Chorale, Thomas Rinn, director. Words by Euan Tait.

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2017

5'30 mins.

Piano

SATB div.

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Song for a Lily

From movement 7 of "Tuvayhun - Beatitudes for a Wounded World."

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2018

4 mins.

Organ or strings

Solo soprano, SATB chorus

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Song for Justice

From movement 8 of "Tuvayhun - Beatitudes for a Wounded World".

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2018

5 mins.

Piano or strings & percussion

SATB div.

Soul Light

Commissioned for the Central Bucks High School-West Choir from Doylestown, Pennsylvania and Dr. Joseph Ohrt, conductor. Words by Gianni and Joey Recupero.

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2016

5'30 mins.

Unaccompanied

SATB div.

The Christmas Alleluias

Commissioned by the Valley Chamber Chorale, Minnesota, and Artistic Director Carol Carver. Words by Euan Tait.

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2015

25 mins.

Harp

SATB div.

The Eyes of the Heart - A New Psalm 121

Commissioned by the Opus Chorale of West Virginia and Artistic Director David Donathan, in memory of Carol Eich

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2016

4'30 mins.

Organ

SATB div.

The Gift I'll Leave You

Commissioned by Kantorei, Denver, and Artistic Director Joel Rinsema. Words by Euan Tait.

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2015

5 mins.

Piano

SATB div.

The Gift to Sing

Commissioned in honor of Dr. H Morris Stevens Jr; conductor of the St. Edward's University Masterworks Singers. Words by James Weldon Johnson.

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2017

4'30 mins.

Piano

SATB div.

The Lamb

Commissioned by Chorus in Trondheim, Norway, Randi F. Lundemo, conductor. Words by William Blake.

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2015

5'30 mins.

Unaccompanied

SATB div.

The Singer's Dance

From The Wound in the Water commissioned for the Opening Concert of the St. Olav Festival, Trondheim, Norway (Olavsfestdagene). Words by Euan Tait.

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2015

3'30 mins.

Piano and opt. strings

Solo Soprano,

SATB div.

The Wound in the Water

Commissioned for the Opening Concert of St. Olav Festival, Trondheim, Norway (Olavsfestdagene) and premiered by Conspirare, Elin Manahan Thomas, TrondheimSolistene and conductor Craig Hella Johnson.

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2016

66 mins.

Piano and strings

Solo Soprano,

SATB div.

There We Shall Rest

Commissioned by Kantorei, Denver, and Artistic Director Joel Rinsema. Words by St. Augustine of Hippo.

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2015

5 mins.

Unaccompanied

SATB div.

Tuvayhun - Beatitudes for a Wounded World

Commissioned by the Manhattan Girls Chorus, Michelle Oesterle, conductor. A setting of the Beatitudes with additional lyrics by Charles Anthony Silvestri. 

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2017/18

80 mins.

Flute, hammered dulcimer/cimbalom (or guitar), harp, percussion, and strings

Child soloist, Alto and Baritone soloists, SATB Chorus

Ubi caritas et amor

Commissioned by the Athens Master Chorale, Athens, Georgia, Joseph Napoli, conductor.

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2017

4 mins.

Unaccompanied

SATB div.

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What is Peace?

From "Tuvayhun - Beatitudes for a Wounded World"

Voicing

Instrumentation

Duration

Year

2018

4 mins.

Unaccompanied or with harp/piano

SATB div.