NICK STRIMPLE
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Nick Strimple conducting the audience and choirs from California State University, Fullerton, and California State University, Long Beach, in his What Shall I Render to My God? during the American Choral Directors Association Western Division Conference, Reno, Nevada, 29 February 2012. (photo courtesy of Vicente Chavaria)

 

Instrumental Works

Fantasia for Flute and Piano (6:30’)

[nlsMusic, distributed by LYP Music. NLS-02-001]
 

Harpsichord Concerto (19’)

solo harpsichord, flute, oboe, bassoon, percussion (one player), 2 violins, viola, cello, string bass [nlsMusic, distributed by LYP Music. NLS-02-002 full score; NLS-02-002A solo harpsichord part; NLS 02-002B instrumental parts]

 

Music for the Blue Rose (25’)

violin, cello, piano, soprano, and mixed chamber chorus

[nlsMusic, distributed by LYP Music. NLS-02-003 full score; NLS-02-003A instrumental parts; NLS-02-003B 4th movement only choral score]

Sinfonia Breve (20’)
Piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in B-flat, 2 bassoons, 2 French horns in F, 2 trumpets in C (parts available in B-Flat or C), percussion (3 players), timpani, strings.
[nlsMusic, distributed by LYP Music. NLS-02-004 full score; NLS-02-004A parts; NLS-02-004B study score]

Three Contemplations on Southern Folk Hymns

(4:40, 4:00, 3:40’) (Weeping Mary; Jesus is my friend; Wondrous Love) for organ

[ECS Publishing #1.3357]

 

Cantatas and Other Large Choral Works

Franciscan Canticles (9')

mixed chorus, tenor solo, organ and optional brass (2 trumpets, 2 horns, 2 trombones, 1 tuba)

[Galaxy (ECS) #1.3084]

 

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis (6:30’)
For two-part chorus (treble, male or mixed) and strings (or piano or organ).
[nlsMusic, distributed by LYP Music. NLS-00-028 Full score; NLS-00-028A Magnificat vocal score; NLS-00-028B Nunc dimittis vocal score; NLS-00-028C instrumental parts]
 

Mother and Child (A Christmas Mobile) (28.30’)

mixed chorus, mezzo and baritone soli, orchestra (2 flutes, 2 oboes, 1 bassoon, 2 horns, three trumpets, timpani, percussion [one player], handbells [can be played by choir members], strings) or piano

[nlsMusic) NLS-00-027 vocal score; NLS-00-027A full score; NLS-00-027B instrumental parts]

(movements also published separately and listed below with published anthems)


Nativities (34’)
For SSATB soli, mixed chorus and orchestra (3 French horns in F, harp, handbells, organ and strings)
[nlsMusic, distributed by LYP Music. NLS-00-026 vocal score; NLS-02-026A full score; NLS-00-026B instrumental parts; NLS-00-026C study score]

Pentecost (24’)
For tenor solo, mixed chorus and orchestra (2 French horns in F, 3 trumpets in B-flat, 3 trombones, organ, percussion (3 players), handbells, timpani, strings)
[nlsMusic, distributed by LYP Music. NLS-00-029 vocal score; NLS-00-029A full score; NLS-00-029B instrumental parts; NLS-00-029C study score]

 

Pirke Avot (17’)

for Cantor (tenor), mixed chorus, and Baroque ensemble (2 oboes, 1 bassoon, strings and harpsichord)

[nlsMusic, distributed by LYP Music.  Not Yet Available]

 

Anthems and Partsongs

A Christmas Lullaby

mezzo solo, unison chorus and piano (or orchestra)

#5 from Mother and Child (A Christmas Mobile)

[nlsMusic) #NLS-00-022]

 

Alabado (Hymn of Praise)
Unison voices (treble, male or mixed) and organ (or unaccompanied)
[Pavane Publishing P1434]
 

Alas and Did My Saviour Bleed

soprano solo, mixed chorus and organ

[Warner (CPP-Belwin, now Alfred Publishers) #GCMR 3400]

 

Annunciation

mezzo solo, mixed chorus and piano (or orchestra)

#2 from Mother and Child (A Christmas Mobile)

[nlsMusic #NLS-00-019]

 

Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing

mixed chorus, optional handbells and organ

[H. T. Fitzsimons Co. (Shawnee) #F2300]

                                   

Daily Prayer

SATB, organ, and optional congregation

from Five Easy Hymn-Anthems on Original Texts and Tunes

[Inéllis Choral Imprints, distributed by Hal Leonard. NS 0013]

 

God Is With Us

unison chorus & optional congreagation

From Five Easy Hymn Anthems

[Inéllis Choral Imprints, distributed by Hal Leonard. NS0015]

 

Hail Sacred Feast

SATB and organ

[ECS (Galaxy) #1.2998]

 

Hodie

mixed chorus (div.), handbells and piano (or orchestra)

#4 from Mother and Child (A Christmas Mobile)

[nlsMusic #NLS-00-021]

 

I Sing the Birth

baritone solo and piano (or orchestra)

#6 from Mother and Child (A Christmas Mobile)

[published with Make We Joy]

[nlsMusic #NLS-00-023]

 

I Will Praise Thee, O Lord, with My Whole Heart

SATB, organ and optional handbells and brass parts

[ECS (Galaxy) #1.2999, Brass Parts #1.2947]

 

Lord, Bless and Consider Us

SATB and organ

[nlsMusic #NLS-00-008]

 

Lord, for Thy Tender Mercy's Sake

SATB, unaccompanied

[Southern Music Company (San Antonio) #SC247]

 

Lord, You've Been Our Dwelling Place

SATB, organ, and optional congregation

from  Five Easy Hymn-Anthems on Original Texts and Tunes

[Inéllis Choral Imprints, distributed by Hal Leonard. NS 0014]

 

Magnificat

mezzo solo and piano (or orchestra)

#3 from Mother and Child (A Christmas Mobile)

[nlsMusic #NLS-00-020]

 

Make We Joy

mezzo and baritone solo, mixed chorus (div.) and piano (or orchestra)

#7 from Mother and Child (A Christmas Mobile) [published with I Sing the Birth]

[nlsMusic #NLS-00-023]

 

Music for the Blue Rose - Vocal Score

(second and fourth movements)

[nlsMusic]

 

O Come, O Come Emmanuel

baritone solo, mixed chorus and piano (or orchestra)

#1 from Mother and Child (A Christmas Mobile)

[nlsMusic #NLS-00-018]

 

Psalm 133: Behold, How Good and Pleasant

SATB (div.)

[Oxford University Press #94.365]

 

Psalm Verses, Set 1

SAB chorus, unaccompanied

Yihyu Lerazon (May the words of my mouth)

Pitchu Li (Open to me the gates of triumph)

Chakreini El (Examine me, O God)

[nlsMusic #NLS-00-025]

 

Teach Us O Lord

Two-part chorus, organ, optional congreagation

From Five Easy Hymn Anthems

[Inéllis Choral Imprints, distributed by Hal Leonard. NS0017]

 

Three Little Communion Anthems

SATB (and organ in #3)

From Whence Does This Union Arise?

Come and Taste Along with Me

Bread of the World

[Oxford University Press #9780193861428]

 

Tomorrow

mixed chorus

[Mark Foster Music Co. (Shawnee) #MF 172]

           

Two Canonic Choruses

SATB

In Heavenly Love Abiding

O Quam Gloriosum

[Southern Music Company (San Antonio) #SC218]

 

Two Flowers

SATB & piano

[Inéllis Choral Imprints, distributed by Hal Leonard. NS 0018]

 

Two Folksongs from Terezin
SATB (div) or 4-6 equal voices
[Inéllis Choral Imprints, distributed by Hal Leonard. NS0004]

 

Two Little Pieces on Text by Dr. Watts

SATB

[Inéllis Choral Imprints, distributed by Hal Leonard. NS 0019]

 

Two Songs from Psalm 116

SATB (div.)

I Love the Lord

What Shall I Render to the Lord?

[Southern Music Company (San Antonio) #SC219]

 

Ubi Caritas

SATB chorus (or ATB or SAB) and clarinet

[Oxford University Press #9780193861411]

 

Valley of Bones (5:50’)

for speaker, mixed chorus and organ

[ECS Publishing #1.3358]

 

What Shall I Render to My God?

SATB, organ, and optional congregation

from Five Easy Hymn-Anthems on Original Texts and Tunes

[Inéllis Choral Imprints, distributed by Hal Leonard. NS 0016]

 

When I Survey the Wondrous Cross (5’)

SATB, baritone solo and organ

[National Music Publication #NMCH-169]

[Recorded on Music & Arts 4921 (Koch) #NMCH169]

 

 

REMIERE HIGHLIGHTS

Zacharti Lach, premiered by the London Youth Choir conducted by Suzi Digby OBE at St. Sepulchre Without Newgate Church in London, England on 26 October 2015.

Two Flowers, premiered by the Hollywood Master Chorale at the Hollywood First Lutheran Church on 9 June 2013 (concert repeated on 22 June 2013) under the direction of Lauren Buckley.
 

RECENT FILM

100 Voices: A Journey Home

Strimple is featured in this documentary.

 

RECENT COMMISSIONS

Corpus Christi

commissioned by The Golden Bridge. Scheduled for premiere 17 September 2016.

Prelude and Fugue

commissioned by Jo-Michael Scheibe for the USC Thornton Chamber Singers. Scheduled for premiere 21 October 2016.

A Christmas Flourish

commissioned by the USC Thornton University Chorus. Scheduled for premiere 30 November 2016.

The Praise of Christmas

commissioned for Voce by Anne Denholm, The Royal Harpist. Scheduled for premiere in December 2016.

Variations for Organ

commissioned by Weichung Zhou.

As Yet Untitled (for Violin & Piano)

commissioned by Jaroslav Svěcený and Václav Mácha.

 

Sappho Fragments

commissioned by the ISHA Trio.

 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Chapter in Jewish Resistance Against the Nazis, edited by Patrick Henry. (Catholic University of America Press, 2014)

 

Choral Music in the Twentieth and Early Twenty-first Centuries, chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Choral Music, edited by André de Quadros. (Cambridge University Press, 2012)

 

RECENT MUSIC PUBLICATIONS

Teach Us, O Lord for two-part chrous, organ, and optional congregation, published by Pavane Publishing, 2016.

God Is With Us for unison chrous, organ, and optional congregation, published by Pavane Publishing, 2016.

The Mother of God for SSAA and piano, published by Pavane Publishing, 2016.

In My Craft or Sullen Art for SSAA and piano, published by Pavane Publishing, 2016.

Leshoni Konanta Elohai for cantor, SATB chorus, and piano, published by Pavane Publishing, 2016.

Lord, You've Been Our Dwelling Place for SATB, organ, and optional congregation, published by Pavane Publishing, 2015.

 

Daily Prayer for SATB, organ, and optional congregation, published by Pavane Publishing, 2015.

 

Two Little Pieces on Text by Dr. Watts for SATB chorus, published by Pavane Publishing, 2015.

 

PHOTOS FROM THE ARCHIVE

Nick Strimple with harpsichordist David Lowe at the World Premiere of Strimple's Harpsichord Concerto in Amarillo, Texas, 2007.
 

Backstage with Martin Sheen at a concert in Beverly Hills, 1999.

Strimple taking bows with Nuremberg Symphony following a concert, 1990.
 

Nick Strimple with James Stewart in Beverly Hills Presbyterian Church, 1985.
 

(l-r) Rand Harris, Alberto Mizrahi, Nick Strimple, Joe Gole, Ofer Barnoy, David Lefkowitz and Raphael Frieder at the 56th Annual Cantors Assembly, 2003.
 

Composer William Hilsley and Nick Strimple following a concert in Amsterdam, 1999.

 

With his Choral Literature class at USC, October 2009. (Clockwise from back left) Nick Strimple, Christopher Gravis, Karen Garrett, Kory Reid, Nancy Holland, Neda Kandimirová, and Seth Houston)

 
 

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