William MacSems, Composer

Music for Band, Orchestra, Chamber Ensemble & Chorus

Library of Compositions


 

Orchestra and Chorus
The Songs Of Love: a cantata for soloist & chorus and orchestra; text from the Songs Of Solomon
Hymn Of The Valley: (a tribute to California's Great Central valley)for narrator, soloists, chorus, and orchestra
The Key: for reader, chorus, and orchestra or choir, Bb clarinet, viola & piano. Text by Martin Luther King Jr.
Follow Me Dearie: SATB chorus and orchestra from the opera, Outcasts of Poker Flat

Orchestra
Out of Cuba
Rodeo Rondo
Waltzing
Westward Ho: with Narrator
Irish Suite for Flute (or trumpet)

Praeludium

Father Joe

Piano & Piano/Orchestra
Allegro: piano & orchestra
Bagatelle: solo or piano & chamber orchestra
Introspection: piano & orch or concert bnd
The Rose Piano Concerto

Band
Divergence for wind orchestra

Highlights from Never Come, Never Go

Adagio for Band
Elegy for Band

Anniversery March

Stormy Wheather: alto sax solo; arrangement

Introspection: for Piano & Band

Show Time: (a band concert intro)
Symphonic Suite for Band
Lay Me Down Midst Gaelic Shamrog: vocal or trumpet
Waltzing

Westward Ho: suite for band & narrator

Christmas Suite: for band

Horn Swaggeled: F. Horn solo

Late Night March

Chamber Music
Vienna String Quartet
Turkanschantz Park: violin (or cello), Bb clarinet & piano
Sonata: Bb clarinet, cello & piano
Toot Suite: brass quintet and sixtet
Along The Appinine Way: Brass Choir, Perc.
Three Songs for Flute & Guitar
Great Scott: percussion, Piccolo, Bb bass Clarinet

The War Prayer: text by Mark Twain for ensemble w/ choir of 4-8, baritone solo and narrator


Choral
Three Poems:a capella SAB, SATB by Emily Dickenson
Humility: a capella SSATB text: Ecclesiastes:11:1-4
Let There Be Love: a capella SATB
The Key: SAB, or SATB, Bb clarinet, viola & piano. text by Martin Luther King Jr.
Tell Us: Piano acc. SATB Tenor & Bass solo
Christmas Anthem: SATB, Piano acc. 
Follow Me Dearie: SATB, Piano acc. 
Gold At Caloma: SATB, Piano acc. 

Under The Christmas Tree: SATB, Piano acc.

Vocal solos

Birds of Frost: text by Robert Frost
My Jim: aria from the opera, The Gift, Piano acc. 
Claire's Quandary: aria from the opera, Infidel, Piano acc. 
Global Warming Quandary: soprano or Tenor solo, Piano acc. 
No Man is An Island: text by John Donne. Tenor solo, Piano acc.
Irish Songs for Tenor:When I was A Lad, Goin Down Ta Dublin', Midst Galic Shamrog', 
Kathleen; for Tenor solo, Piano acc. collection or individual 

Under The Christmas Tree: voice, Piano acc.

People of The Valley: tenor solo orch or piano acc

 

Opera
Mardi Gras
Outcasts Of Poker Flat
The Gift
Pandora?s Box
Infidel

MUSICALS
Everybody Likes Christmas
Never Come Never Go
Trax
The Royal Turmoil Or His Majesty's Travesty: A children?s musical

 

EDUCATIONAL
Four Songs for Elementary Piano
Arioso: (flute & piano), elementry
American Patrol: (arr.), elementry
Broadway Medley: (arr.), elementry
Finale: ( patriotic arr. for band),

School Band Blues: (for elem. band)

Waltz Medley: (arr. of Blue Danube & The Merry Widow Waltz for elementry band). 
A Collection of Dixieland (arr. for Jr. High School:(1. Basin Street Blues, 2. When The Saints Go Marching In, 3. Battle Hymn Of The Republic, 4. Five Foot Two)