Acapella Arrangements

All The Way
          Arranged for Doubletake

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Blossom Fell (A)
          Arranged for my Dad

Recorded by Gotcha! on “At Last” (2006/CD)

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Blue Turning Grey Over You
          Arranged for Doubletake

Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me

Bring Me Sunshine
          Arranged for Circle City Sound

5 parts in some sections

Boyhood Medley
          Medley includes “Little Man, You’ve Had a Busy Day” and “Toyland”

Carolina Blues
          Originally entitled "Tishomingo Blues"

Arranged for Palmetto Vocal Project

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Cinderella 3
          Arranged for Take IV

Darn That Dream
          Arranged for Doubletake

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Day By Day 5
          This song was written in 1904 (not from GODSPELL!)

Everybody's Walkin’ Down in New Orleans 1
          Arranged for Doubletake

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Fairly Odd Parents (Theme Song) 4

Arranged for Peddie Melodies, a 20-voice women’s acapella group from Peddie School, Hightstown, NJ

Friend Like Me (Aladdin)
          Arranged for Doubletake

I Live in Trafalgar Square
          Arranged for my Dad

I Never Thought It Would End This Way (2 versions) 1
          Version I was written for One Step Closer

Version II was written for the Montclair Dapper Dans of Harmony

I Played Fiddle for the Tzar
          Lyrics and concept from the wild imaginings of Bob Marchini

Arranged for Bob Marchini

I Told You So

I Won't Let Go
          Arranged for Liberty Oak Chorus (SAI)

Rascal Flatts' tune arranged for Liberty Oaks Chorus following Superstorm Sandy, October 2012

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If I Loved You2

          Arranged for Overture Quartet

If I Only Knew Where She's Gone 1

I'm Gonna Live Til I Die
          Arranged for Palmetto Vocal Project

Recorded by Palmetto Vocal Project at the 2013 International Competition in Toronto, ONT (Final Round , Vol. 5) (2013/mp3 only)

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I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket
          Arranged for Doubletake

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It's Time To Fall In Love 1
          Written for Doubletake; lyrics by William Stauffer

It's You 2, 4
          Written and arranged for Take IV

Recorded by Backbeat at 1996 International Quartet Competition in Salt Lake City, UT (Final Round, Vol. 1) (1996 / mp3 only) and also at the 1997 International Quartet Competition in Indianapolis, IN (First Round, Vol. 6) (1997 / mp3 only)

Recorded by Bayside Edition on “If I Love Again,” (1998/CD) and at 1998 International Quartet Competition in Atlanta, GA (First Round, Vol. 7) (1998 / mp3 only)

Recorded by Jukebox on “Top Twenty Quartets, Anaheim ’99,” SPEBSQSA Recordings (1999 / VHS & CD), and at the 1999 International Competition in Anaheim, CA (Second Round, Vol. 1) (1999/mp3).

Recorded by Runaway Sound at the 2001 International Competition in Nashville, TN (First Round, Vol. 1) (2001/mp3 only).

Recorded by 12th Street Rag at the 2003 International Competition in Montreal, Quebec (First Round, Vol. 7) (2003/mp3 only).

Recorded by T.K.O. at the 2003 International Competition in Montreal, Quebec (First Round, Vol. 2) (2003/mp3 only).

Recorded by The Heralds of Harmony Chorus (Tampa, FL) at the 2005 International Competition in Salt Lake City, UT (Final Round, Vol. 3) (2005/mp3 only).

Recorded by Late Show on “2007 Top 20 Quartets,” Barbershop Harmony Society Recordings (2007 / CD) and at the International Competition in Denver, CO (First Round, Vol. 4) (2007/mp3).

Recorded by Sound of the Rockies Chorus ( Denver, CO), on “2008 International Convention Top Choruses and Quartets,” Barbershop Harmony Society Recordings (2008 / DVD / mp3), and at the 2008 International Competition in Nashville, TN (Final Round, Vol. 1) (2008/mp3).

Recorded by Moxie Ladies on “Moxie Ladies” (2010 / CD)

Recorded by Big Orange Chorus (Jacksonville, FL) at the 2012 Barbershop Harmony Society International Convention, Portland OR (Final Round, Volume 3) (2012 / mp3 only)

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Landslide
          Arranged for Palmetto Vocal Project

Stevie Nicks/Fleetwood Mac song. Scored 4+ parts in some sections

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Laura
          Arranged for Doubletake (Jamie Carbone, tenor)

Lost (A Wonderful Girl)

Love Medley
          Arranged for Doubletake

This arrangement takes Don Gray’s classic arrangement of ‘Honey’s Lovin’ Arms’ and interweaves ‘I Can’t Give You Anything But Love’

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Love Will Be Our Home 4

          Arranged for Katie Blackwood and the Liberty Oak Chorus

Scored for solo, descant and seven-part female chorus

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Lovesick Blues

          Arranged for Palmetto Vocal Project

Maybe I’m Amazed 4

          Arranged for Black Sheep Harmony Ladies Chorus, Bristol, UK

Scored for five and four-part female chorus with two short solos

New York Medley
          Arranged for Doubletake

Medley includes “New York, New York” from ON THE TOWN, “Sidewalks of New York (‘east side, west side)”, “Lullaby of Broadway,” “Give My Regards to Broadway,” “42nd Street.”

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Orange-Colored Sky
          Arranged for Doubletake

Penthouse Serenade
          Arranged for Doubletake

Recorded by Keepsake on “The Entertainer” (1997 / CD)

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P.S. I Love You
          Arranged for Doubletake (Tony Carlini, bass)

Recorded by Gotcha! on “Gotcha Again!” (2003 / CD)

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Rag Picker (He's A)
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Since I Fell For You
          Arranged for Forefront

Recorded by Forefront at the 2012 International Competition in Portland, OR (First Round, Volume 5) (2012 / mp3 only) and at the 2013 International Competition in Toronto, Ontario (Second Round, Vol. 1) (2013/mp3 only).

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So Wrong2
          Arranged for Palmetto Vocal Project

Southern State Medley
          Arranged for Palmetto Vocal Project

This arrangement takes Darius Rucker's "Southern State of Mind" and interweaves Allan Toussaint's classic song "Southern Nights" (as sung by Glen Campbell). Scored for 5 parts in some sections.

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Suddenly I See 4

Arranged for Peddie Melodies, a 20-voice women’s acapella group from the Peddie School, Hightstown, NJ. Song by KT Tunstall.

Sweet Roses of Morn 2
          Arranged for Doubletake

Recorded by Keepsake on “Without a Song” (1995 / CD)

Recorded by Storm Front on “…Storm Watch…” (2003 / CD). This quartet can also be heard singing this song at the 2002 International Competition in Portland, OR (2002 / mp3 only), and at the 2008 International Competition in Nashville (2008 / mp3 only)

Recorded by the Heralds of Harmony Chorus (Tampa, FL) at the 2000 International Competition in Kansas City, MO (2000 / mp3 only)

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Till There Was You 2

Recorded by Gotcha! on “Gotcha Again!” (2003 / CD). Gotcha! also recorded this song at the 2002 International Barbershop Quartet Competition in Portland, OR (2002 / mp3 only)

Recorded by Storm Front at 2003 International Quartet Competition in Montreal, Quebec (First Round, Vol. 6) (2003 / mp3 only)

Recorded by West Towns Chorus (Downers Grove, IL) from the 2006 International Competition in Indianapolis, IN (2006 / mp3 Only)

Recorded by Revolution at the 2008 International Competition in Nashville, TN (First Round, Vol. 9) (2008 / mp3 Only)

Recorded by Voices Unlimited at the 2011 International Competition in Kansas City, MO (Second Round, Vol. 1) (2011 / mp3 Only)

Recorded by Pinnacle at the 2012 International Competition in Portland, OR (First Round, Volume 4) (2012 / mp3 only)

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Tomorrow is Promised to No One 2, 5
          Sung by Palmetto Vocal Project

Recorded by Palmetto Vocal Project at the 2013 International Competition in Toronto, ONT (Final Round, Vol. 5) (2013/mp3 only), as well as on 2013 Toronto Chorus DVD (2013/DVD).

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Triangle Love Song
          College fraternity song arranged for a friend

What More Can a Woman Give? 4, 5

New lyrics added by Jen Granato Howson, arranged for Skyline Chorus (Denver, CO)

Recorded by Skyline Chorus on “International Chorus Finalists – Indianapolis 2004,” Sweet Adelines International Recordings (2004 / VHS & DVD)

What More Can a Soldier Give? 5, 6
          Arranged for D.C. Connection

Recorded by Gotcha! on “2002 Top Twenty Quartets,” International Competition in Portland Oregon, SPEBSQSA Recordings (2002 / CD & mp3). Recordings of Gotcha! singing this song can also be found from the 2004 International Competition in Louisville, KY (2004 / mp3 only); the 2003 International Competition in Montreal, Quebec (2003 / mp3 only); and the 2001 International Competition in Nashville, TN (2001/mp3 only). The performance from Montreal, Quebec is also recorded on Gotcha!’s album “Gotcha Again!” (2003 / CD), and finally their performance of the song at the International Competition in Nashville, TN is also available (2001 / mp3 only)

Recorded by The Metropolitans Chorus (Jacksonville, FL) on the 2006 International Competition in Indianapolis, IN (2006/mp3 only).

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Wink and a Smile (A)
          Arranged for Take IV

Recorded by Wheelhouse on “Wheelhouse” (2005 / CD)

Recorded by Hijinx on “Just for the Fun of It” (1994 / CD). Hijinx also recorded this song on “1994 International Barbershop Quartet Contest – Pittsburgh, PA” (1994 – mp3 only)

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You're an Education (in Yourself)
          Recorded by Platinum on “Auld Lang Syne” (2001 / CD)

          Recorded by Evolution on “The Beginning” (2009 / CD)

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1=Rund Original Song
2=Rund Original Verse
3=Rund Arrangement Verse Only
4=Arrangement for SSAA
5=Rund Original B Section
6=Rund Original Lyrics


ORIGINAL ACAPELLA CHORAL MUSIC (SATB)

Letter To My Principal

Written to poem of Edwin Romond (www.edwinromond.com). A recording of this piece by the Warren Hill High School Chorus can be heard on this website.

Music dedicated to and premiered by the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools (NJAIS) All-State Chorus on October 19, 1998 at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark, NJ.

Six Choral Settings to Poems of Robert Frost

I. The Aim Was Song
II.
A Minor Bird
III.
A Mood Apart
IV.
A Cloud Shadow
V.
Nothing Gold Can Stay
VI.
Never Again Would Birds’ Song Be the Same

Premiered 1990 by the Amherst College Concert Choir, Amherst, MA, home of the Robert Frost Library.

“The Aim Was Song” and “Never Again Would Birds’ Song Be the Same” published by Warner Bros. / Lawson-Gould Music Publishers

Contact: RobertRund31@gmail.com

 

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