Timothy C. Takach Publications Distributed by Graphite Publishing

Reviewed as “gorgeous” (Washington Post) and “stunning” (Lawrence Journal-World), the music of Timothy C. Takach has risen fast in the concert world. Applauded for his melodic lines and rich, intriguing harmonies, Takach has received commissions from various organizations including the St. Olaf Band, Cantus, Pavia Winds, Lorelei Ensemble, The Singers: Minnesota Choral Artists, VocalEssence, the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, The Rose Ensemble, and numerous high school and university choirs. His compositions have been performed on A Prairie Home Companion, The Boston Pops holiday tour, multiple All-State and festival programs and at venues such as the Library of Congress, Kennedy Center and Royal Opera House Muscat. Takach has received grants from the American Composers Forum, Meet the Composer, Minnesota State Arts Board, Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, and ASCAP.

He is a co-creator of the theatrical production of All is Calm: the Christmas Truce of 1914, by Peter Rothstein. The critically adored show has had over 100 performances since it’s premiere in 2006. He was also selected for the 2014 Nautilus Music-Theater Composer-Librettist Studio. Takach independently publishes his own music and is also a co-founder of Graphite Publishing along with Jocelyn Hagen.

Takach studied music composition at St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, where he graduated with honors. He has frequent work as a composer-in-residence, presenter, clinician and lecturer for conventions, schools and organizations across the country. He is a full-time composer and lives in Minneapolis with his wife and two sons.


Music Published by Timothy C. Takach Publications

A Depth We Cannot Sound

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 4, percussion, 5-10 min.

A Red, Red (Noun)

Timothy C. Takach men's choir, Difficulty : 2, piano, 3-5 min.

A Worshipper and a Man

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 4, a cappella, 3-5 min.

Afka Hooyo (Mother Tongue)

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, a cappella, percussion, 3-5 min.

After Harvest (from The Longest Nights)

Timothy C. Takach treble choir, Difficulty : 2, piano, less than 3 min.

All Sisters and Brothers

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, 1-2 instruments, organ, 3-5 min.

All the Beautiful Names

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 4, a cappella, 3-5 min.

Ambletown

Timothy C. Takach men's choir, Difficulty : 4, a cappella, 3-5 min.

And Her Smoke Rose Up Forever

Timothy C. Takach men's choir, Difficulty : 5, a cappella, 5-10 min.

And I Saw (SATB)

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 5, a cappella, 3-5 min.

And I Saw (SSAA)

Timothy C. Takach treble choir, Difficulty : 4, a cappella, 3-5 min.

As the Sunflower Turns on Her God

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 4, a cappella, 3-5 min.

Back to the Heart

Timothy C. Takach men's choir, mixed choir, treble choir, Difficulty : 1, a cappella, piano, less than 3 min.

Bahihii Waaliidkay Dhaqay

Timothy C. Takach treble choir, Difficulty : 2, percussion, piano, 3-5 min.

Before We Get Dusty

Timothy C. Takach treble choir, Difficulty : 3, piano, 3-5 min.

Bless the Saints Who Sing

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, 1-2 instruments, piano, 3-5 min.

Cassiopeia

Timothy C. Takach treble choir, Difficulty : 4, a cappella, 3-5 min.

Crossroads

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, piano, 3-5 min.

Duende

Timothy C. Takach treble choir, Difficulty : 4, percussion, 3-5 min.

Empty

Timothy C. Takach men's choir, Difficulty : 3, percussion, piano, 3-5 min.

Epitaph

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 4, 1-2 instruments, 3-5 min.

Everything Sings

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, piano, 5-10 min.

Everything is Made of Light

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 5, a cappella, 5-10 min.

Fragile

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 4, a cappella, percussion, 3-5 min.

From Dust You Have Come

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, a cappella, 3-5 min.

Go

Timothy C. Takach men's choir, Difficulty : 2, percussion, less than 3 min.

Goodbye, Then (SAB)

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, 1-2 instruments, 3-5 min.

Goodbye, Then (SATB)

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, 1-2 instruments, 3-5 min.

Goodbye, Then (SSA)

Timothy C. Takach treble choir, Difficulty : 3, 1-2 instruments, 3-5 min.

Goodbye, Then (TBB)

Timothy C. Takach men's choir, Difficulty : 3, 1-2 instruments, 3-5 min.

I Leave, She Stays

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 4, a cappella, 3-5 min.

I Thread the Stars

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, piano, 5-10 min.

I Will Howl

Timothy C. Takach men's choir, Difficulty : 3, 1-2 instruments, 3-5 min.

Il-presepju tal-Milied (The Christmas Cradle)

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 4, a cappella, 3-5 min.

It Is Not The Fact That I Die That I Mind

Timothy C. Takach men's choir, Difficulty : 2, piano, 3-5 min.

Johnny Come Down to Hilo

Timothy C. Takach men's choir, Difficulty : 3, a cappella, 3-5 min.

Joseph

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, a cappella, 3-5 min.

Keep Watch, Dear Lord

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, a cappella, 3-5 min.

Keep Your Lamps (TTBB)

Timothy C. Takach men's choir, Difficulty : 3, a cappella, percussion, 3-5 min.

Kin

Timothy C. Takach men's choir, Difficulty : 2, piano, 3-5 min.

Listen to the Apples

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 4, 3-5 min.

Little Blades of Grass

Timothy C. Takach men's choir, Difficulty : 3, a cappella, 3-5 min.

Luceat Eis

Timothy C. Takach men's choir, Difficulty : 4, a cappella, 3-5 min.

Mad

Timothy C. Takach men's choir, Difficulty : 2, piano, 3-5 min.

Many-Splendored Thing (from The Longest Nights)

Timothy C. Takach men's choir, Difficulty : 3, piano, 3-5 min.

Nubes Oriebatur: The eruption of Vesuvius

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 4, a cappella, 3-5 min.

O Holy Child of Bethlehem

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, a cappella, less than 3 min.

One Boy Told Me

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, piano, 3-5 min.

One Boy Told Me (for developing choirs)

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, piano, 3-5 min.

Paper Cranes, from Where Beauty Comes From

Timothy C. Takach men's choir, Difficulty : 3, piano, 3-5 min.

Ragnarök

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 4, a cappella, 5-10 min.

Recognition

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, chamber ens., 3-5 min.

Recognition (Full Score and Parts)

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, chamber ens., 3-5 min.

Salvation is Created

Timothy C. Takach men's choir, Difficulty : 3, 3-5 min.

Something There Is Immortal

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 5, a cappella, 5-10 min.

Su Rahva Koda (The House of Your Kindred)

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 5, a cappella, 5-10 min.

The Longest Nights

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, piano, 10+ min.

The Longest Nights (Full Score)

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, chamber ens., 10+ min.

The Longest Nights (String Parts)

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, chamber ens., 10+ min.

The Wings of Our Children

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 4, a cappella, 5-10 min.

This Alien Landscape

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 4, percussion, 3-5 min.

This Amazing Life

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, piano, 3-5 min.

This World Made Anew

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, a cappella, 3-5 min.

Twenty Questions

Timothy C. Takach treble choir, Difficulty : 2, piano, 3-5 min.

We Are Lost, We Are Lucky

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, piano, 3-5 min.

We Made a Grave For Him

Timothy C. Takach men's choir, Difficulty : 3, a cappella, 3-5 min.

We Sing of Home (Finlandia)

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, a cappella, 3-5 min.

We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Timothy C. Takach men's choir, Difficulty : 4, a cappella, percussion, less than 3 min.

What I Have Done (SATB)

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, a cappella, 3-5 min.

When You Are Old

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 2, a cappella, 3-5 min.

Where Beauty Comes From

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, piano, 3-5 min.

Where Beauty Comes From (Cycle)

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, piano, 10+ min.

Winter Walk

Timothy C. Takach mixed choir, Difficulty : 3, a cappella, 3-5 min.

1: (Easy) No divisi in voice parts, accompaniment doubles or supports vocal parts, diatonic, symmetrical phrases, textures mostly homophonic, simple rhythms, stepwise voice leading (conjunct), moderate ranges, no extended techniques, and limited sustained singing.

2: (Medium Easy) Limited divisi, voices somewhat independent from accompaniment, some chromatics, phrases may be longer or more fragmented, mostly homophonic, moderate rhythmic complexity, some difficult intervals (disjunct motion), moderate ranges, extended techniques are simple, limited sustained singing.

3. (Medium) Limited divisi, unaccompanied, or with independent accompaniment (voice parts not doubled), many chromatics, phrases of varying lengths, more contrapuntal textures, moderately complex rhythms, some difficult intervals (disjunct motion), moderately difficult/challenging ranges, extended techniques are potentially challenging, and some sustained singing.

4. (Medium Difficult) Abundant divisi, unaccompanied, or accompanying instruments are fully independent from voice parts, many chromatics and/or key changes, long and/or broken phrases, potentially little homophony, complex rhythms, many difficult intervals (disjunct motion), difficult/challenging ranges, potentially difficult extended techniques, and a demand for sustained singing.

5. (Difficult) Adundant divis, unaccompanied, or accompanying instruments are fully independent from voice parts, many chromatics and/or key changes, long and/or broken phrases, potentially little homophony, complex rhythms, extreme ranges, use of challenging or unusual extended vocal techniques, abundant sustained singing.