Lyle K. Neff

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Life

Born: 1959

Biography

[pending]

List of choral works

Sacred

  • Ein' feste Burg, for unison chorus and organ
  • Russian Prayer ("God, our father, hear our prayer") on a Russian folk tune  
  • Praise Ye the Lord, for mixed chorus and organ, published by Doxology Music Press (Aiken, S.C.) under pseudonym "Kevin Lyle"
  • In the Beginning, for mixed chorus and organ, published by Doxology Music Press (Aiken, S.C.) under pseudonym "Kevin Lyle"
  • Beatitudes, for mixed chorus and piano or organ (arr. from song)
  • 8 Choral Responses for Church Service, for mixed chorus a cappella (optional piano accompaniment for one item)
  • The Greatest is Love, for mixed chorus and piano
  • Psalm 151 (English tr.), for mixed chorus, trumpet, and two harps
  • Gloria, for mixed chorus and organ
  • O Sing unto the Lord, text from Psalm 96, for mixed chorus and piano
  • The Lord's My Shepherd, I'll Not Want (adapted from organ hymn setting of "Pisgah")
  • He Leadeth Me, combined hymn texts from Henry W. Baker and Joseph H. Gilmore, for mixed chorus and piano
  • Show Me the Way, for mixed chorus a cappella (published by Augsburg Fortress; information, including an MP3)
  • Requiem, for SATB soloists, mixed chorus, and chamber orchestra (including harp and organ)
    1. Introit: Requiem aeternam … Te decet hymnus (Soprano solo, chorus)
    2. Kyrie (SATB solos, chorus)
    3. Gradual: Requiem aeternam (Chorus a cappella)
    4. Tract: Absolve, Domine (Soprano solo)
    5. Sequence: Dies irae (Bass and alto solos, chorus)
    6. Offertory: Domine Jesu Christe (Tenor solo, chorus)
    7. Sanctus (Chorus)
    8. Agnus Dei (Chorus)
    9. Communion: Lux aeterna (Chorus)
    10. Absolution: Libera me (Alto solo, TB chorus)
    11. Burial: In paradisum (Chorus)
  • To Ev'rything There's a Season, text adapted from Ecclesiastes 3, for mixed chorus and piano
  • Miracle Worker, for vocal quartet or mixed chorus a cappella (published by GIA Publications)
  • Take My Life, hymn text by Fran­ces R. Havergal, for mixed chorus and organ
  • Come and Walk in the Light, for mixed chorus and piano (published by Augsburg Fortress; information, including an MP3)
  • God Is There, for mixed chorus and piano

Secular

  • Voice of a New Nation, cantata for soprano and baritone soloists, mixed chorus, and orchestra
  • A Farewell, for vocal quartet or mixed chorus, a cappella

List of works for solo voice with instruments (piano unless otherwise indicated)

  • The Spirit of the Lord (text from the Liturgy)
  • After the Dazzle of Day (Walt Whitman)
  • 3 Songs to Poems by Sidney Lanier (Sidney Lanier)
    • Souls and Rain-Drops
    • The Palm and the Pine
    • Marsh Hymns. Between Dawn and Sunrise
  • I Heard the Voice of Jesus (hymn text by Horatio Bonar)
  • Beatitudes (arr. also for mixed chorus)
  • My Last Duchess (Robert Browning), for baritone voice, recorder/flute, gamba/cello, harpsichord, and percussion
  • Love and the Amplifier, for mezzo-soprano, French horn, vibraphone, and marimba)
  • There Was a Lady Loved a Swine, for mezzo-soprano and wind quartet
  • Western Wind, for mezzo-soprano, flute, and clarinet
  • Photography Extraordinary (Lewis Carroll), for mezzo-soprano
  • Miss Edith Makes Another Friend (Bret Harte), for soprano
  • Kamei (Cameos) (Lev Mej), for baritone voice, flute, violin, English horn, trombone, percussion, piano, 3 horns, and tuba
  • Four Songs from Sidney Lanier's The Marshes of Glynn
    • Glooms of the live-oaks
    • Oh, now unafraid
    • Ye marshes, how candid and simple
    • As the marsh-hen secretly builds


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