Works by Douglas Major

Douglas Major composes music for organ, synthesizer, choirs, and chamber ensembles. His music embraces a tonal, lyrical style, well-suited to voices and choral ensembles. Since 2002, he has been commissioned by patrons in Atlanta, Washington DC, Philadelphia, and Massachusetts to compose choral and instrumental works with a wide variety of accompaniment.

  • Advent Dances, for two organists (Chenault Organ Album) Belwin Mills
  • Concertino, three-movement work for solo organ, (The Washington Organ Book) -Belwin Mills
  • Cape Ann Portraits, 7 movement suite for organ solo and PowerPoint slideshow (GHP)
  • Festival Te Deum for choir and organ -E. C. Schirmer
  • Requiem Mass in C minor, for string quintet, choir and organ
  • Sing to the Lord a New Song, anthem for choir and organ -E. C. Schirmer
  • Aurora Borealis, Vision of the Celestial City, for mezzo soprano, women’s choir, trumpet, bassoon and piano (text, Charlotte Quinn) (GHP) (A solo soprano and piano version is also available)
  • Love Poem to God (text, Rilke) commissioned by the Philadelphia AGO for premiere performance in July, 2002 National Convention; for choir, organ, audience and synthesizer (GHP)
  • Cosmogeny, (text, Maori folktale) for choir, organ and chamber orchestra (GHP)
  • Psalm 150, for large choir, large brass ensemble, organ (GHP)
  • The Lord is My Shepherd (Psalm 23), anthem for SATB Choir and organ (GHP)
  • My soul is athirst for God (Psalm 42), for three choirs, brass ensemble, two organs, synthesizers, congregation (GHP)
  • Ascension, anthem for treble choir, treble soloist, organ, synthesizer, drummer and congregation
  • Washington Mass (ICET text) for choir, brass, and organ (GHP)
  • Miserere mei, Deus (Psalm 51) for large brass ensemble, two choirs, and two organs (GHP)
  • Missa Brevis in B Flat (ICET text) for choir, a cappella (GHP)
  • Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in G Major (1982 BCP) for choir, a capella (GHP)
  • Carol - Mary’s Lullaby - words and music (GHP)
  • Carol - Poor Little Shepherd Boy - words and music (GHP)
  • Carol - Inn Keeper’s Carol - words and music (GHP)
  • Sonatina (2011)
  • Three Sharp Preludes (2012)

  • GHP= Good Harbor Productions;    BCP= Book of Common Prayer (Episcopal)

    For information or perusal copies of any of the above works, please contact Douglas Major at:

    Good Harbor Productions,
    82 Main Street,
    Rockport, MA 01966
    phone: (978) 578-2140
    or by email