Jeffry Hamilton Steele
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Arrangements/Compositions for choir/ensemble

These original arrangements and compositions are free to the interested visitor. For the sake of online collegiality I now offer all my intellectual property gratis.

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COMPOSER or SECTIONTITLE
INSTRUMENTATION
STEELE
The Lord's Prayer (2014) Score w/guitar * Congregation part guitar w/voices
STEELE
"When did we see you?" (2009) text Matthew 25: 34-45
SATB
STEELE
Children of the light (2008) text John 12: 35-36
SATB
STEELE
Missa Nova (2004) guitar/SATB
STEELE
Missa Nova
guitar/SA
AFRICAN-AM.
I'm on my way
guitar/SAB
DONOVAN
Lullaby of Spring
AM/AX/BX/BM/SA
ROBERTSON
Harriet Tubman
guitar/SA
ROBERTSON
Harriet Tubman
guitar/SAB
HARLING/STEELE
Queremos la Paz
guitar/3-pt round
AFRICAN-AM.
Sodeo
SR/AX/TB/BX/voices
STEELE
Eat Food
4-pt round
JONES/STEELE
Juba/Sugar
This is accompanied by the tricky hand/knee percussion described in Bessie Jones' book Step it Down
voices
AFRICAN-AM.
Children Go Where I Send Thee
SAB
CATALAN
El Desembre Congelat
SAB
STEELE
New Year Song
This was written to sing to my guitar class at Chelsea [MA] High School, with "Happy New Year" translated into all the native languages of the students. I was touched when one of them spent the next few weeks of class practice time learning to play it himself.
guitar/voice
STEELE
Waiting for You
guitar/voice
STEELE
Swallows
guitar/voice
STEELE: Clear Away, A Fisherman's Farewell (1999)
Dance-drama conceived and choreographed by Carl Thomsen and performed by Gloucester locals in 1999
classical guitar
violin/viola
flute
penny whistle
percussion
    voices

The story in words, photos, and recorded excerpts

Studio recording of selected pieces
Prologue
Envy of the Seas (complete song)
Flame without end (preview)
Sea Spirits
Celebration
I'ze the B'y
Fisherfolks' Reel
Johnny's Waltz
The Family
Gloucester Wife (preview)/Baile enojado/Fisherman's vow/Childhood I/Pas de duex
Departure
Envy of the Seas (instrumental)/On the Banks vamp/Kind be the Wind
On Land
Tremolo del viento
Gloucester Wife (complete song)
Lovell
Sailing Home
At Sea
Solo sea spirit
Becalmed/Nor'easter
Running Lights
Gloucester Wife (return)
Childhood II
Lifeline
Sea Spirits III/Round/3 Times Around/Allegro/Childhood III
Awakening
Flame without end - a cappella
Finale
Flame without end (complete song)
Trio dance
On the banks

STEELE/WELLINGER:
Gift of Vision (2000)

Dance-drama about the 19th century luminist painter F. H. Lane performed January 2001 in Gloucester. Text by artist/poet Maryclaire Wellinger.


The Wharf

6-string classical guitar tuned DADGAD
SSATB (vocal quartet or choir with soloists)

story, performance photos & selected audio
In the Garden
At the Tidal Pool

Vessels

Front St, 1864

The Great Conflagration

Lane's Soliloquy

Waves of Light/Enlightenment

STEELE/WELLINGER: Gift of Vision (2002)
Two scenes expanded in instrumentation and tonality, performed at NEC
Front St, 1864 SSATB with ensemble: vln, vcl, db, cl, hrn, fl, guitar
Great Conflagration-live performance mp3
The Great Conflagration
STEELE: Flesh and Stone (2003)
This dance-drama remains incomplete. The last two pieces were performed with dancers at New England Conservatory.
Prologue: The Creation of Granite
full orchestra
Quarry Accident
bcl, synthesizers
Epilogue: Angel's Visit
solo violin, string orchestra
mp3 w/vln soloist and synths

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