Chronology

P44 Nocturne for All the Saints (2014)
Scored for piano solo.
In memory of Thomas Harabedian. Published by Tarsus Music. Duration: 3′. Price: $4.

O6 Rhapsody for Oboe and Orchestra [Kiev 2014] (2014)
Scored for orchestra.
Requested by Theodore Kuchar for oboist Rong-Huey Liu, the Rhapsody is a threnody on the nation of Ukraine and its capital, Kiev, as they face old enemies and new crises in the early 21st century. Published by Tarsus Music. Duration: 7′. Price: $125.

OR9 Sonatina for Organ (2014)
Scored for organ.
Commissioned by Carson Cooman. In three pithy movements: sonata allegro, song, and rondo. Published by Tarsus Music. Duration: 11′. Price: $10.

V25 A Trinity of Lullabies (2013)
Scored for voice and piano.
A fourth set of lullabies about the Father, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit for my second granddaughter. Published by Tarsus Music. Duration: 3′. Price: $6.

V24 A Trio of Lullabies (2013)
Scored for voice and piano.
A third set of lullabies about the Father, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit for my first granddaughter. Published by Tarsus Music. Duration: 3′. Price: $6.

P43 Quiltings (2013)
Scored for piano solo.
Pieces to portray the fiber art of Ann Harwell. Published by Tarsus Music. Duration: 75′. Price: $75.

CV6 My Soul Waiteth in Silence (2013)
Scored for Two sopranos, violin, and piano.
A setting of Psalm 62:1-2, 6-8 for two sopranos, violin, and piano, written for friends Leah and Colin Cameron. Published by Tarsus Music. Duration: 4′. Price: $10.

CH38 Death Be Not Proud-choir (2013)
Scored for SATB and concert band.
A setting of John Donne’s defiant poem for choir and band. Published by Tarsus Music. Duration: 3′. Price: $50.

B9 Death Be Not Proud (2013)
Scored for SATB and concert band.
A setting of John Donne’s defiant poem for choir and band. Published by Tarsus Music. Duration: 3′. Price: $50.

P42 Nocturne: Light Shines Out of Darkness (2012)
Scored for piano solo.
In memory of my uncle, John Gouverneur Mosher.. Published by Tarsus Music. Duration: 5′. Price: $4.95.

C47 He Gives Strength to the Weary (2012)
Scored for timpani and organ.
Commissioned by Margaret Licon for a festival by the American Guild of Organists, in this work the organ and timpani combine old and new elements to convey this unchanging message of hope, joy, peace, and love from Is. 40:28-31. Published by Tarsus Music. Duration: 5′. Price: $15.00.

C46 Processional for Brass and Organ (2012)
Scored for brass quintet and organ.
In honor of Dr. Pete Menjares, 11th president of Fresno Pacific University. Published by Tarsus Music. Duration: 7′. Price: $50.00.

C45 Sonatina for Harp (2012)
Scored for Harp.
A classical miniature in three movements for Fresno harpist Laura Porter. Published by Tarsus Music. Duration: 11′. Price: $12.50.

V22 Somewhere Beyond (with violin) (2012)
Scored for high voice and piano.
Words by my mother, Suzanne M. Saul. Published by Tarsus Music. Duration: 3′. Price: $3.95.

V23 Feet Feat (2012)
Scored for children’s voices, piano, rhythm section.
A children’s musical celebrating the need of our feet taking us up the mountain to be with God, then into the valley to love others in His name. 11-year-old D. J. Sterling wrote one of the songs. Published by Tarsus Music. Duration: 21′. Price: $175.00.

B8 Sunnyside High School Alma Mater-band (2012)
Scored for concert band.
The new music for the alma mater of Sunnyside High School, Fresno, CA. Inaugurated June 13, 2012. Published by Tarsus Music. Duration: 2′. Price: $25.00.

CH37 Sunnyside High School Alma Mater-choral (2012)
Scored for SATB a cappella.
The new music for the alma mater of Sunnyside High School, Fresno, CA. Inaugurated June 13, 2012.. Published by Tarsus Music. Duration: 2′. Price: $1.50.

OR8 Now Unto Him That Is Able (organ solo) (2012)
Scored for organ.
Written for the Chancel Choir of First Presbyterian Church, Fresno, California, to celebrate the 20-year career of Dr. Julie Carter as Coordinator of Music and Worship. Arranged for organ solo and dedicated to First Presbyterian organist Margaret Licon. Published by Tarsus Music. Duration: 3′. Price: $2.00.

P37 Sonatina #4 (2011)
Scored for piano solo.
A 30th birthday present for my daughter, Charity.. Published by Tarsus Music. Duration: 9′. Price: $12.00.

V19 Three More Lullabies (2011)
Vocal solo. For: voice and piano. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: Walter Saul. Description: For my second grandson. Price: $6.

C38 Servant Song (2011)
Chamber. For: violin and piano. Duration: 16′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: A meditation on the Fourth Servant Song of Isaiah 52:13-53:12. Price: $35.

C39 Servant Song (Trumpet & Piano) (2011)
Chamber. For: trumpet and piano. Duration: 16′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: A meditation on the Fourth Servant Song of Isaiah 52:13-53:12. Price: $35.

CH36 The Word Was Made Flesh (SSAA) (2011)
Choral. For: SSAA a cappella. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: The Bible. Description: Arranged for SSAA for Soli Deo Gloria, Julie Carter, director. Price: $1.75.

CH35 Now Unto Him That Is Able (2010)
Choral. For: SATB and organ. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: The Bible. Description: Written for the Chancel Choir of First Presbyterian Church, Fresno, California, to celebrate the 20-year career of Dr. Julie Carter as Coordinator of Music and Worship. Price: $2.

C40 Jerusalem (2010)
Chamber. For: trombone. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: Third of three trombone solos written for my youngest brother Joshua on the occasion of his 51st birthday. Price: $3.95.

V20 Set Me As A Seal (2010)
Vocal solo. For: voice and piano. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: The Bible. Description: A love song for my wife celebrating 30 years of marriage. Price: $6.

C41 Three Family Portraits (Fl/Vc/Pno) (2010)
Chamber. For: flute, violoncello, and piano. Duration: 11′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: Commissioned by Alan Durst, saxophonist, and Corey Whitehead, guitarist, this suite consists of musical portraits of three women from the Biblical Book of Genesis: Leah, Rachel, and Tamar. Arranged for my cousin, flutist Jane Shelly, and her trio. Price: $35.95.

C42 Three Family Portraits (Fl/Pno) (2010)
Chamber. For: flute and piano. Duration: 11′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: Commissioned by Alan Durst, saxophonist, and Corey Whitehead, guitarist, this suite consists of musical portraits of three women from the Biblical Book of Genesis: Leah, Rachel, and Tamar. Arranged for my cousin, flutist Jane Shelly. Price: $35.95.

V21 Father, We’re Wounded (2010)
Vocal solo. For: voice and piano. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: Walter Saul. Description: A song written in memory of our pastor Jamie Evans. Price: $4.95.

J5 Charity (jazz Combo) (2010)
Jazz combo. For: flute, 4 saxes, guitar, piano, bass, drums. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: The 1991 tune for my older daughter rearranged for Fresno Pacific University Jazz Band, Chris Janzen, director. Price: $50.

J6 Mary Anne (Jazz Combo) (2010)
Jazz combo. For: flute, 4 saxes, guitar, piano, bass, drums. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: The 1991 tune for my younger daughter rearranged for Fresno Pacific University Jazz Band, Chris Janzen, director. Price: $50.

C43 Three Family Portraits (Fl/Guitar) (2010)
Chamber. For: flute and guitar. Duration: 11′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: Commissioned by Alan Durst, saxophonist, and Corey Whitehead, guitarist, this suite consists of musical portraits of three women from the Biblical Book of Genesis: Leah, Rachel, and Tamar. Arranged for my cousin, flutist Jane Shelly, and her trio. Price: $35.95.

P36 Palingenesia – Sonata #6 For Piano (2009)
Piano solo. For: piano solo. Duration: 6′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: A meditation on the restoration of everything to its pre-fall created state, as described in Romans 8:22-23.

C38 Boldly! (2009)
Chamber-Percussion. For: timpani and piano. Duration: 5′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: A work for four timpani and piano inspired by Hebrews 4:16.

CH34 The Word Was Made Flesh (2009)
Choral. For: SSATBB a cappella. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: The Bible. Description: A setting of John 1:14 especially appropriate for Christmas or Epiphany.

B7 From Alpha To Omega: Prelude And Fugue X (2008)
Concert Band. For: concert band. Duration: 5′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: Arrangement of the Prelude and Fugue in C# Minor from my work for piano From Alpha to Omega.

V17 A Sonnet For Daphne (2008)
Vocal solo. For: voice and piano. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: Walter Saul. Description: In celebration of our 28th anniversary.

C37 Praise The Lord In The Dance (2008)
Chamber. For: violin and violoncello. Duration: 18′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: A suite of Baroque dances for the Emerald Duo: Susan Doering, violinist, and Dieter Wulfhorst, cellist.

V16 A Gaelic Blessing (2008)
Vocal solo. For: voice and piano. Duration: 1′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: Traditional. Description: A short song composed in honor of Interim Dean of the School of Humanities, Religion, and Social Sciences of Fresno Pacific University.

P35 Nocturne For James Robyzad (2007)
Piano solo. For: student piano solo. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: Composed to honor my son-in-law James Robyzad Williams.

P34 Sonatina #3 (2007)
Piano solo. For: student piano solo. Duration: 9′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: A classically conceived sonatina in honor of my son-in-law Sean Peeter McCallum.

V15 Acts Alive! (2007)
Musical. For: children’s voices, piano, rhythm section. Duration: 21′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: Daphne Saul.Description: Book and libretto by Daphne Saul. Dr. Luke signs copies of his new book, Acts, at the local mall. Price includes all music and performance permissions.
P33 Sonata #5 For Piano (2007)
Piano solo. For: piano solo. Duration: 14′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: Commissioned by Arlene Steffen – a reflection of Philippians 4:13-14.

OR7 Wedding March In D (2007)
organ solo. For: organ. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: For the wedding of Mary Anne to James Robyzad Williams.

CH33 Spirit Of God, Descend Upon Your People-arr (2007)
Choral. For: SATB and piano. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: Timothy Winslea. Description: An arrangement of the hymn by Timothy Winslea and Walter Saul.

P32 Lament For Marmalade (2007)
Piano solo. For: piano solo. Duration: 4′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: Composed in memory of our 19-year-old pet cat.

P31 Nocturne For Charity (2007)
Piano solo. For: student piano solo. Duration: 4′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: This Nocturne is a musical reflection of my elder daughter Charity.

E4 Trojan Women – Incidental Music (2006)
Electronic. For: CD alone. Duration: 25′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: This music provides 12 cues for incidental music to the Euripides tragedy TROJAN WOMEN. First performed November 9-11, 16-18, at Fresno Pacific University.

P30 Nocturne For Mary Anne (2006)
Piano solo. For: student piano solo. Duration: 5′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: This Nocturne is a musical reflection of my younger daughter Mary Anne.

C36 Two Gavottes (2006)
Chamber. For: violin and contrabass. Duration: 4′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: A short duet written for the Eran Metzger family.

CH32 You Are The Strength Of My Heart-arr (2006)
Choral. For: SSA and piano. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: Walter Saul. Description: Commissioned by Bill Thornberry.

V14 Somewhere Beyond (2006)
Vocal solo. For: high voice and piano. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: Suzanne M. Saul. Description: Words by my mother, Suzanne M. Saul.

V13 Queen Esther (2006)
Musical. For: solo voices, SATB, flute, oboes, clarinet, trumpet, rhythm. Duration: 70′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: Joyel Daniels & The Bible. Description: A musical based on the Biblical book of Esther. Book by Joyel Daniels. Price includes all music and performance permissions.

HY28 In The Love Of Our Earthly Fathers (2006)
Hymn. For: unison. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: Walter Saul. Description: Written for Jesse and Virginia Johnson on Father’s Day, 2006.

C35 Three Family Portraits (2006)
Chamber. For: alto saxophone and guitar. Duration: 11′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: Commissioned by Alan Durst, saxophonist, and Corey Whitehead, guitarist, this suite consists of musical portraits of three women from the Biblical Book of Genesis: Leah, Rachel, and Tamar.

P29 Nocturne For My Mother (2006)
Piano solo. For: piano solo. Duration: 5′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: This work was written in honor of my mother, Suzanne M. Saul. The piece is a simple vision of the Lord descending quietly from heaven into the fretfulness she and we all face in life here on earth. A struggle for control ensues but eventually the Lord has His way as He escorts her into heaven in a noble, quiet, and royal way.

B6 Nannie (2005)
Concert Band. For: concert band. Duration: 6′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: In memory of Petrena V. Catania, and commissioned by her granddaughter, Patricia DeBenedetto, for the Fresno Pacific University Community Concert Band.

C34 French Fanfare For Fresno (2005)
Chamber. For: 2 horns. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: For Jenn McCarty and Richard Kunz.

P28 Nocturne For My Father (2005)
Piano solo. For: piano solo. Duration: 5′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: A nocturne composed in memory of my father, Richard Marshall Saul.

V12 Vital Christmas Tree Information (2005)
Vocal solo. For: high voice and piano. Duration: 5′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: D.Simonian & Stacey Grote. Description:A spoof on the Simonian Farms disclaimer for all its Christmas trees in recitative-aria form.

C33 Joshua (2004)
Chamber. For: trombone. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: A trombone solo composed for my brother Joshua.

C32 Wings Of The Dawn (2004)
Chamber. For: flute choir plus bass clarinet, harp, and double bass. Duration: 4′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description:Commissioned by Janette Erickson for the Fresno Pacific University flute choir Flautas Pacifica. A meditation on Psalm 139:9-10.

P27 Good Friday (2004)
Piano solo. For: piano solo. Duration: 5. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: An expansion of the C# Minor Prelude From Alpha and Omega commissioned by my father, Richard M. Saul, shortly before his death.

C31 Come, Amazing Grace (2004)
Chamber. For: alto flute or flute alone. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: Commissioned by flutist Tadeu Coelho. A meditation on the tune of Amazing Grace.

C30 String Quartet #1 (2004)
Chamber. For: 2 violins, viola, and violoncello. Duration: 22′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: In four movements: Allegro molto, Adagio, Vivace (scherzo), and Largo-vivace.

CH30 I Will Love Thee, O Lord, My Strength (2004)
Choral. For: SSA and piano. Duration: 7′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: Psalm 18:1-2, 6, 16-19. Description:Commissioned for the Fresno Pacific University Women’s Chorale by Arlene Steffen, director.

OR6 He Who Began A Good Work In You (2003)
organ solo. For: organ. Duration: 2′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: A short processional for organ, designed especially for a convocation or commencement service.

OR5 Ode To Joy (Arrangement) (2003)
organ solo. For: organ. Duration: 1′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: A reharmonization of the famous hymn tune by Beethoven.

CH31 Move (2003)
Choral. For: SATB and piano. Duration: 2′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: Roy Blount. Description: A setting of a poem from “If only you knew how much I smell you – True portraits of dogs” by Roy Blount, Jr.

C29 A Time For War, A Time For Peace (2003)
Chamber-Percussion. For: marimba and violoncello. Duration: 7′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: Commissioned by Dennis Plies for himself as marimbist and Jane Day as cellist. A meditation on the second war in Iraq fought by the United States and allied nations in early 2003.

HY27 Come Stand With Me (2003)
Hymn. For: unison. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: Timothy Winslea. Description: #13 from the series of New Millennium Hymns, with words by Timothy Winslea.

HY26 Our Prayers Like Incense Take To Flight (2003)
Hymn. For: unison. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: Timothy Winslea. Description: #14 from the series of New Millennium Hymns, with words by Timothy Winslea.

HY25 Breathing In I Call Your Spirit (2003)
Hymn. For: unison. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: Timothy Winslea. Description: #12 from the series of New Millennium Hymns, with words by Timothy Winslea.

HY24 When A Woman Is In Labor (2003)
Hymn. For: unison. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: Daphne Saul. Description: #11 of Aldersgate Songs.

V11 Thank You, Jesus (2003)
Vocal solo. For: high voice and piano. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: Walter Saul. Description: A lighthearted setting of an amazing prayer by seven-year-old Mary Smalley.

C28 Audrey Et Nicholas (2002)
Chamber. For: violoncello and piano. Duration: 5′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: Two pieces for my niece Audrey (cellist) and nephew Nicholas (pianist). They are intended as short musical sketches of these two youths I have not yet met.

HY22 Christ Is Alive! (2002)
Hymn. For: unison. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: Timothy Winslea. Description: #11 from the series of New Millennium Hymns, with words by Timothy Winslea.

HY21 And Did Those Hands? (2002)
Hymn. For: unison. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: Timothy Winslea. Description: #10 from the series of New Millennium Hymns, with words by Timothy Winslea.

HY20 Mount Of Ararat (2002)
Hymn. For: unison. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: Timothy Winslea. Description: #9 from the series of New Millennium Hymns, with words by Timothy Winslea.
H4 Prelude And Fugue In F# Major (2002)

Handbells. For: 5-octave handbell choir. Duration: 5′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: Extracted from the piano work FROM ALPHA TO OMEGA and arranged for handbells, for the Ring of Fire Handbell Choir, Jason Wells, director.

P26 From Alpha To Omega (2002)
Piano solo. For: student piano solo. Duration: 75′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: 48 preludes and fugues in the manner of each volume of J. S. Bach’s Well-tempered Clavier. The collection starts with A major and ends with G# minor, the Alpha and Omega of the musical alphabet.

P25 Nocturne From The Upper Room (2001)Piano solo. For: piano solo. Duration: 6′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: Reflections on the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with His disciples, the night before His crucifixion.

H3 Parousia (2001)
Handbells. For: 5-octave handbell choir. Duration: 5′. Published by Red River Music. Description: Commissioned by the Ring of Fire Handbell Ensemble. A meditation on the Second Coming of Jesus Christ.

OR4 Schlatter Chapel March (2001)
organ solo. For: organ. Duration: 1′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: Named for Schlatter Chapel, an intimate and beautiful prayer chapel on the campus of Warner Pacific College in Portland, Oregon. The perfect wedding march for a small church.

P24 Sonatina #2 (2001)
Piano solo. For: student piano solo. Duration: 8′. Published by Tarsus Music. Description: Dedicated to my wife and daughters. This is a delightful miniature highly suitable for student use. Three movements: Moderato, Andante, and Vivace.

HY18 Gather Around The Hearth (2001)
Hymn. For: unison. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: Timothy Winslea. Description: #8 from the series of New Millennium Hymns, with words by Timothy Winslea.

HY15 Seize The Moment, Claim The Day (2000)
Hymn. For: unison. Duration: 3′. Published by Tarsus Music. Author: Timothy Winslea. Description: #7 from the series of New Millennium Hymns, with words by Timothy Winslea.

For a complete chronological list, dating back to 1967, please contact Walter Saul.

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