John Frederick Hudson

Conductor | Composer | Pianist

Choral Music

Epitaphs of War

SATB Divis, piano four hands (2018)
(Commissioned by the Con Anima Chamber Choir, Scotland)

The Day Thou Gavest, Lord, Is Ended

SATB, piano (2019)
(Commissioned)

I Saw Three Ships

SATB, Piano four hands and option Brass./Percussion (2018)
(Commissioned by Dr Paul Head at the University of Delaware)

How Can I Keep from Singing?

SATB Divis, a capella (2018)
(Premiered at the May Festival, Scotland)

Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep

SATB Divis, a capella (2018)
(Premiered at the Holocaust Memorial Meditation Service, Scotland)

Guide Me O Thou Great Redeemer

SATB Divis, Piano (2017)
(Commissioned by Prof Paul Mealor)

Caledonia

SATB, Piano (2017)

Tak a dram

SATB, Piano (2017)

Morning Has Broken

SATB, Organ (2017)
(Commissioned for the wedding of Ed and Alex)

I Vow to Thee, My Country

SATB Divis, Organ (2017)
(Commissioned for Founder’s Day at the University of Aberdeen)

Ye Banks and Braes

SATB, piano (2016)
(on the Immortal Memory recording of Burns Songs)

Abide with Me

SATB, piano (2016)
(to be published by GIA Music 2019)

Dear Lord and Father of Mankind

SATB, Harp or Piano (2016)
(Commissioned and first performed at Crathie Kirk, Balmoral in the presence of HM Queen Elizabeth II)

Madrigals Re-Imagined

SATB Divis, a capella (2015)
(April Is in My Mistress Face, The Silver Swan, Fair Phyllis)

Most Glorious Lord of Lyfe!

SATB Divis, Organ (2015)
(Commissioned for the Adult Chancel Choir at St. John's United Methodist Church, Lubbock, TX and for my dear friend, Stephanie Council, Director.)

Gaelic Blessing

SATB, a capella (2015)
(Dedicated to King’s College Chapel, Aberdeen)

God Shall Wipe Away All Tears

SATB Divis, a capella (2015)
(Commissioned in loving memory of Sally Arnold (1934-2014) by her husband, Dick, for the Chancel Choir at Morristown United Methodist Church, June Van Thoen, Director and the Chancel Choir at Blacksburg United Methodist Church, Leigh Anne Taylor, Director)

Es ist ein Ros entsprungen

SATB Divis, a capella (2015)
(London Premiere) 

O My Soul Supreme

SATB Divis, a capella, soprano solo (2014)
(Premiered in Belgium)

Ukrainian Carol

SATB Divis, a capella (2014)
(on the O Sacrum Convivium recording)

Ave Verum Corpus

SATB, string orchestra (2014)
(Commissioned by the University of Aberdeen Choral Society)

O The Deep, Deep Lord of Jesus

SATB, piano (2014)

KYRIE ELEISON from Solemn Mass, Op.16

SATB, organ (GIA Publications) 
by Louis Vierne
Edited by John Frederick Hudson

NEWTOWN PSALM

SATB Divis, Piano (2013)
(Published by GIA Music)

Veni, Veni Emmanuel

SATB Divis, Piano (2013)
(Commissioned for the Carol Service 2013 at the University of Aberdeen)

Absalon, fili mi

SATB Divis, a capella (2013)

Wayfarin’ Stranger

SATB, piano (full orchestra available) (2009)