VOICE AND PIANO
A Hymn to God the Father (1984) 3 min. for soprano and piano. CMC Poetry by John Donne.
Carol in Three-three Time (1992) 5 min. For soprano and piano. Commissioned by the Concours de Musique du Canada as a test piece with the help of the Canada Council. CMC https://www.dropbox.com/s/67786lh59fc7rcf/Carol%20in%20Three%20Three%20Time.mp3?raw=1
Child in the House (2014) 16 min. The middle four songs from The Nanny. Version for lower voice as well. CMC
Four Songs from the Garden of Alice (1983) 11 min. For high and medium voices voices and piano. Four humorous songs taken from the opera. CMC
Joke Aria from the Final Bid (1980) 2 min. for tenor and piano from the opera The Final Bid. CMC https://www.dropbox.com/s/xaq0n70au5quzgy/Joke%20Aria.mp3?raw=1
Men I Have Known (1984) 18 min. Song cycle for mezzo soprano and piano. Written for a one hour special of music by Elizabeth Raum for CBC. Words by the composer. CMC
River of Life (1997) 5 min. For soprano and piano. Commissioned by the Conservatory of Music and Dance, University of Regina, to honor Dr. William Riddell at a gala fundraiser dinner. Also a version for soprano, clarinet, violin, and piano and violin and piano. CMC https://www.dropbox.com/s/tdeylp3oppxfqvz/River%20of%20life%2C%20Erika%2C%20Andrea%2C%20Michael%20CBC.mp3?raw=1
Sirens (2004) 20 min. A song cycle based on various Greek myths, commissioned by the “Prairie Sirens,” the duo vocal team of Cindy Crawford and Karen Charlton, for premiere at the Regina Musical Club Concert, April 3, 2004 and recorded by the CBC.
The Garden Song (1983) 5 min. for soprano and piano from The Garden of Alice. CMC https://www.dropbox.com/s/won91netb6c90q8/Garden%20Song%20from%20Garden%20of%20Alice.mp3?raw=1
The Golden Years (1992) 2 min. for soprano and piano, written for the Golden Wedding Anniversary of the composer’s aunt and uncle. CMC Words by the composer.
The Nanny (2014) 25 min. A song cycle the celebrates Geraldine Vida-Soverano, the Filipino nanny who took care of the composer’s daughters’ children. Premiered by Michele Bogdanovicz, mezzo soprano, and Rachel Andrist, piano, at Recitals at Rosedale, March 8, 2015. CMC
The Passing (1984) 3 min. for soprano or mezzo soprano and piano. Poetry by Emily Dickenson. CMC https://www.dropbox.com/s/mnwdxy1egpe6z3q/The%20Passing.mp3?raw=1
Three Easy Songs (2004) Three children’s songs written for children to sing with easy piano accompaniments.
Victims of Eagles (1990) 4 min. For tenor and piano. Poetry by John V. Hicks. CMC https://www.dropbox.com/s/vh86zv8g93037yy/Victims%20of%20Eagles.mp3?raw=1
Wait Until the Morning (1992) 4 min. from the opera” Eos: The Dream of Nicholas Flood Davin. CMC https://www.dropbox.com/s/jpdu8n0ffg8fz13/Wait%20Until%20the%20Morning%20comp.mp3?raw=1
What is Truth? (1990) 3 min. For tenor and piano CMC Words and music by E. Raum https://www.dropbox.com/s/id1l1nnodxw307l/What%20is%20Truth.mp3?raw=1
VOICE AND ENSEMBLE
A Dialogue Between Two Shepherds (2011) 8 min. Commissioned by Primavera Concerts for the Baroque ensemble, Musathena, two violins, one cello, harpsichord, soprano, and counter tenor (mezzo soprano) on the pastoral poem by Mary Sidney Herbert, premiered in St. Catherines, March 5, 2011. https://www.dropbox.com/s/f46fp669mjf8a7u/A%20Dialogue%20Between%20Two%20Shephers.mp3?raw=1
A Poet’s Day (1984) 6 min. For soprano or tenor, piano, and optional string bass. Poetry by Emily Schudel. CMChttps://www.dropbox.com/s/23ms1haiggbn3l7/A%20Poet%27s%20Day.mp3?raw=1
Dark Thoughts (1998) 22 min. For Mezzo Soprano, clarinet and piano. Poetry by Betsy Warland. Commissioned by counter tenor, Gary Day. Winner of the award for Best Classical Composition from the Western Canadian Music Awards, 2008. CMC
First and Gracious Sight (1987) 20 min. Scored for tenor, oboe, and piano: or for baritone, violin and piano. Poems of John V. Hicks, Saskatchewan poet.
Player Pianist (1984) 8 min. Song cycle for soprano, violin, oboe and marimba. Written on poems by the composer’s sister, Priscilla Hallberg. There is an updated version of this cycle called Songs of Mt. Olympus. See below.
Renovated Rhymes (1999) 12 min. Commissioned by Dr. Karen Peeler and Trio Ariana. 7 songs for mezzo soprano, viola, and piano on the poems of John V. Hicks. Recorded on their CD, Incantations and Rhymes. Also a version for tenor, violin, and piano.
Songs of Mt. Olympus (2020) based on the song cycle, Player Pianist with different words. Synthesized version here. Contact E Raum.
The Orphic Thread (1984) 25 min. Written on commission of the CBC for woodwing quintet and mezzo soprano on nine poems by Canadian poet, John V. Hicks
Ballad to Saskatchewan (1980) 3 min. Versions: a capella, unison, SSA, SATB, with chord accompaniment, with orchestral accompaniment. CMC for orchestral accompaniment, contact E. Raum for other versions. https://www.dropbox.com/s/ma1xmbcucvcvvw4/Ballad%20to%20Saskatchewan.mp3?raw=1
Capital Pontiac (2005) 3 min. For the New Music in New Spaces concert by the University of Regina Chamber Singers at the Capital Pontiac Showroom, March 16, 2005, Regina. https://www.dropbox.com/s/0ew3azt67k8ftxh/capital%20Pontiac%20.mp3?raw=1
Concerto for Cello and Choir “Four Humours for Cello and Choir” (2011) 17 min. Commissioned and premiered by cellist, Ed Laut and choral director, Paul Tucker of the University of Kansas for premiere May 9 2011 at the University of Kansas. Also a version for cello and piano. Contact E. Raum
Diana, Goddess of the Moon and the Hunt (2007) commissioned by the Savridi Singers of Calgary for premiere in March, 2008. CMC https://www.dropbox.com/s/n34htgphixfhyrs/Dianna.mp3?raw=1
Four Medieval Songs (1990) 15 min. Commissioned by the Saskatchewan Choral Federation. Accompanied by brass quintet or keyboard reduction. https://www.dropbox.com/s/maw7e6ipfk5pakf/Four%20Medieval%20Songs.mp3?raw=1
Little Dove (199˛5) 5 min. Commissioned by the Saskatchewan Music Educators Association. Published by Treble Clef Music. Chosen for the Waging Peace Through Singing program from among the compositions of over 30 countries. https://www.dropbox.com/s/674ehom579g8ve9/Little%20Dove.mp3?raw=1
Piano on the Prairie (2004) 5 min. Commissioned by the Saskatchewan Music Festival Association for the centenary of the Province of Saskatchewan. Versions for SA, SSA, SAB, SATB, and TTBB. CMC https://www.dropbox.com/s/lhg9jsupfxbxxkk/Piano%20on%20the%20Prairie.mp3?raw=1
Place of Beginnings (1989) 7 min. Commissioned by the Campbell Collegiate High School for their 25th anniversary. Written for SATB high school chorus, string orchestra, and optional violin obbligato. Piano reduction as well. CMC https://www.dropbox.com/s/aeqkjki81eeqz35/Place%20of%20Beginnings.mp3?raw=1
Posaune Oratorio (1992) 55 min. Commissioned by the First Presbyterian Church in Regina for SATB choir, soloists, organ, and trombone quartet. Premiered in sections over the season of Lent, and then in a complete performance in May, 1992. CMC
Shadows of Dusk from Symphony of Youth with cello accompaniment. CMC https://www.dropbox.com/s/1pbwfa60a1fsfby/Shadows%20of%20Dusk.mp3?raw=1
The Right Combination (1995) 5 min. Commissioned by the Saskatchewan Music Educators Association. CMC https://www.dropbox.com/s/xyz5taqs9mk6658/The%20Right%20Combination.mp3?raw=1
The Seasons (1980) 6 min. For two part children’s chorus and piano. CMC
Three Easy Songs (2004) Three children’s songs written for children to sing with easy piano accompaniments. CMC
Voices Raised (1996) 4 min. Commissioned for the Regina Male Voice Choir. Premiered May 6, 1996. CMC
We Are All One In Music (2008) commissioned by F.W. Johnson Collegiate for the chorus made up of English as a Second Language students. CMC