AGO 2018 Commissioned Composers Sound Samples


Benjamin Cornelius-Bates, Miniatures for Organ, composed 2015:

Emma Lou Diemer, Toccata for Amanda:

Psalm 19 for Flute and Organ:

Frank Ferko:

The YouTube recording documents the premiere of my 2013 choral work titled Trois Chansons de Guerre, which is based on three WWI-era poems by Guillaume Apollinaire. The work I am composing for the AGO convention is related to this choral work in that the poems of both works were written by the same author under the same circumstances.

James MacMillan, St. Luke Passion, for SATB chorus, children’s choir, organ and chamber orchestra:

Listen at Boosey & Hawkes

Anthony Maglione, The Mystic Trumpeter (2013) Text by Walt Whitman,  30′ SATB div. choir; B,S,Ct soli; solo tpt.; organ, brass, and percussion

Listen at Soundcloud


Tarik O’Regan

Letter of Rights by the choir of Trinity Church, Wall Street (nb. piece starts at 38 minutes):

Forrest Pierce