Therese Schroeder-Sheker: Comprehensive Bibliography & Discography

Currently, this page does not yet include the Therese Schroeder-Sheker compositions, nor does it include many small publications where she reviewed a book, a film or a recording or introduced a new author to the Elsevier Scientific Publishing community. In the near future, many compositions will be integrated into this listing and both choral and instrumental works will be available for sale online in the Gift Shop as well .

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2007 Therese Schroeder-Sheker and The Chalice of Repose Project: A Contemplative Musician’s Approach to Death and Dying, DVD, new edition for Pleroma Press, May 2007 release.
2007 Letting Go: The Paradox of Cultural Competence in End-of-Life Care,” article in the “Transitus” column of Explore: the Journal of Science and Healing, (Elsevier Science) Volume 3, Number 2 , March 2007.
2007 The Principles of Prescriptive Music: The Imagination of the Heart, Volume 7,” the Pleroma Press Music-Thanatology Series, Volume 7 of 10.
2007 The Principles of Prescriptive Music: Score as Medical Glyph, Volume 6” for the Pleroma Press Music-Thanatology Series, Volume 6 of 10.
2006 The Principles of Prescriptive Music: Imaginative Thinking & The Potentiating Clinician – Compensatory, Homeopathic and Alchemical Deliveries, Volume 5” for the Pleroma Press Music-Thanatology Series, Volume 5 of 10.
2006 The Principles of Prescriptive Music: Vital Signs Clinic and Evidence Based Medicine, Volume 4,” for the Pleroma Press Music-Thanatology Series, Volume 4 of 10.
2006 The Principles of Prescriptive Music: Synchronization & Entrainment, Volume 3,” for the Pleroma Press Music-Thanatology Series, Volume 3 of 10.
2006 The Principles of Prescriptive Music: Physiological Pain & Spiritual Suffering, Volume 2,” for the Pleroma Press Music-Thanatology Series, Volume 2 of 10.
2006 The Vox Feminae: Choosing and Being as Christian Form and Praxis,” chapter in Practicing Catholic: Ritual, Body and Contestation in Catholic Faith, an anthology edited by Bruce Morrill, Joanna Ziegler and Susan Rodgers, for Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
2006 The Principles of Prescriptive Music: Foundations, Volume 1,” for the Pleroma Press Music-Thanatology Series, Volume 1 of 10.
2006 Narrative Medicine and Unresolved, End-of-Life Longing,” article in the “Transitus” column of Explore: the Journal of Science and Healing, (Elsevier Science) Volume 2, Number 2 , March, 2006.
2006 Appointment with a Wise Old Dog: Dream Images in a Time of Crisis,” review in the “Transitus” column of Explore: the Journal of Science and Healing, (Elsevier Science) Volume 2, Number 1 , January, 2006.
2006 Making Connections: Helping Providers Take the Next Step,” article in the “Transitus” column of Explore: the Journal of Science and Healing, (Elsevier Science) Volume 2, Number 1, January, 2006.
2005 Totally Disarmed: The Choir of Witnessing,” article in the “Transitus” column of Explore: the Journal of Science and Healing, (Elsevier Science) Volume 1, Number 5, September, 2005.
2005 Prescriptive Music: Sounding Our Transitions,” article in the “Transitus” column of Explore: the Journal of Science and Healing, (Elsevier Science) Volume 1, Number 1, January, 2005.
2005 Integration and Healing: Grief, Memory, Sleep, Joy,” for the Pleroma Press Contemplative Musicianship Series, Volume 10 of 10.
2005 The Human Countenance,” for the Pleroma Press Contemplative Musicianship Series, Volume 9 of 10.
2005 The Uses of Music in Medicine: Asclepius, the Celts, Joa Bolendas,” for the Pleroma Press Contemplative Musicianship Series, Volume 8 of 10.
2005 The Mystery of Silence: A Theological Phenomenology,” for the Pleroma Press Contemplative Musicianship Series, Volume 7 of 10.
2005 The Uses of Music in Medicine: Medieval and Renaissance Legacies,” for the Pleroma Press Contemplative Musicianship Series, Volume 6 of 10.
2005 The Uses of Music in Medicine: Legacies of Antiquity,” in the Pleroma Press Contemplative Musicianship Series, Volume 5 of 10.
2005 The Nature of Music – New Studies in Melody, Harmony and Rhythm” for Pleroma Press Contemplative Musicianship Series, Volume 4 of 10.
2005 The Spirituality of Strings, Winds, Reeds, Brass and Percussion” for the Pleroma Press Contemplative Musicianship Series, Volume 3 of 10.
2005 The Spirituality of the Voice” for the Pleroma Press Contemplative Musicianship Series, Volume 2 of 10.
2005 Contemplative Musicianship and Liminality” for the Pleroma Press Contemplative Musicianship Series, Volume 1 of 10.
2004 Orpheus and the Eternal: Faithfulness, Vision & Fine-Tuning” in Z??, Volume 1, No. 5-6, September, 2004, double issue.
2004 Orpheus and the Eternal: Faithfulness, Vision & Fine-Tuning” in Spring: A Journal of Archetype and Culture # 71 – ORPHEUS. September, 2004.
2004 Choosing Beauty: the Mystical Path and the Imago Dei” in Z??, Volume 1, No. 4, Summer, 2004. (Please note that this article is different from the Choosing Beauty article in Sophia below).
2004 Praying with the Psalms: Psalm 70 and the Spirituality of Loss” in Z??, Volume 1, No. 3. February 2004.
2004 A Star Named Devotion” in Z??, Volume 1, No. 3. February 2004.
2004 Choosing Beauty: The Mystical Path of Increasing Invisibility” in Volume 5, Summer 2004 issue of Sophia, Journal of the School of Spiritual Psychology, founded by Robert Sardello.
2003 The Mystery of Mid-Winter Light” in Z??, Volume 1, No.2. December, 2003.
2003 Guest artist performance on CD for Michael Verdick’s Healing Rhythms.
2003 Prescription for a Blessed Death” artist interview by Ann Carey for Our Sunday Visitor, May 25, 2003.
2003 Music-Thanatology and Spiritual Care of the Dying” in Voices of Integrative Medicine, edited by Bonnie Horrigan for Churchill Livingstone and Elsevier Science.
2002 Transitus: A Blessed Death in the Modern World, a Fetzer-funded music-thanatology monograph published by St. Dunstan’s Press.
2002 The Last Note: How Music Wakens and Heals,” in Parabola, Vol. 27, No. 2.
2001 Steered by Grace: The Mystical Life of Joa Bolendas,” in Joa Bolendas’ Alive in God’s World, Lindisfarne Books.
2001 Music-Thanatology and the Spiritual Care of the Dying,” Interview with Bonnie Horrigan in Alternative Therapies, Volume 7, Number 1. InnoVision Communication.
2001 The Chalice of Repose Project: Changing the Way We Live and Die, Soule Family Foundation funded publication for Chalice of Repose Project, Missoula, Mt.
2000 Under the Blue Dome of Heaven,” Chalice Philharmonia, Chalice of Repose Project. (Later republished by the School of Spiritual Psychology).
2000 Brightest Morning,” CD recording released by ABC Classic FM, featuring John Rutter, the Choir of King’s College – Cambridge, Sir Neville Marriner, the Academy and Chorus of St. Martin-in-the-Fields. Therese Schroeder-Sheker guest artist performance.
2000 Chalice Ensemble Book, revised, 5th edition. Forty pieces of chamber music edited for harps. St. Dunstan’s Press.
2000 Chalice of Repose Project Clinical Handbook, revised, 4th edition. For music-thanatology teachers and student interns. St. Dunstan’s Press.
2000 Sacred Sensing – Mystical Theology and the Unicorn Tapestries.” meditative essay for School of Spiritual Psychology. (To be made available for Vox Clamantis Monograph’s soon, includes the color plates).
1999 The Symbolism of the Chalice in the Chalice of Repose Project,” a meditative essay, School of Spiritual Psychology. (To be made available for Vox Clamantis Monograph’s in 2005, including 40 color plates).
1998 The Geography of the Soul, CD recording and 28 page booklet, Sapientia Music. 1998.
1998 Heart Strings: Chalice of Repose Project, television documentary for NBC Dateline with Jane Pauley and Stone Phillips.
1998 Shaping a Sanctuary with Sound: Music-Thanatology and the Care of the Dying,” Pastoral Music, Volume 22:3; National Association of Pastoral Musicians.
1998 Chalice Ensemble Book, revised, 4th edition. Thirty-five pieces of chamber music edited for harps. St. Dunstan’s Press.
1998 Chalice of Repose Project Clinical Handbook, revised, 3th edition. For music-thanatology teachers and student interns. St. Dunstan’s Press.
1997 I Heard the Call of the Seraph: Working with the Visionlieder of Joa Bolendas,” in Joa Bolendas’ So That You May Be One, Lindisfarne Books.
1997 Therese Schroeder-Sheker and The Chalice of Repose: A Contemplative Musician’s Approach to Death and Dying, a Fetzer-funded documentary video and 19 page program guide, producers Paul & Jennifer Kaufman, Sounds True. Winner – 1st place video award Palm Springs International Film Festival 1997.
1996 Therese Schroeder-Sheker: Music and the Art of Dying, PBS television broadcast for Thinking Allowed, producer, Dr. Jeffrey Mishlove.
1996 The Gift: the Chalice of Repose Project, Christopher Award-winning television documentary for ABC Nightline with Ted Koppel, producer Laura Palmer.
1996 Inside the Miracle: Enduring Illness, Approaching Wholeness, Mark Nepo and Therese Schroeder-Sheker, Parabola Audio Library.
1996 Death and the Chalice of Repose Project: Prescriptive Music and the Art of Dying,” in Lapis: Inner Meaning and Contemporary Life, Volume 2, New York Open Center Publications.
1996 Sisters: Women’s Music, CD recording, guest artist, Celestial Harmonies in Tucson, Arizona.
1996 Chalice Ensemble Book, revised, 3th edition. Thirty-five pieces of chamber music edited for harps. St. Dunstan’s Press.
1996 Chalice of Repose Project Clinical Handbook, revised, 2nd edition. For music-thanatology teachers and student interns. St. Dunstan’s Press.
1995 The Chalice of Repose Project, television documentary for CNN News, producer Dan Rutz.
1995 If You Seem to Be Forgotten, text Emily Dickinson, music Therese Schroeder-Sheker, performing edition, choral music: SSATB, St. Dunstan’s Press.
1994 Music for the Dying: A Personal Account of the New Field of Music-Thanatology – History, Theories, and Clinical Narratives,” in Journal of Holistic Nursing, Volume 12, No. 1, Sage Periodicals Press.
1994 The Material Half of the Angel: Silence Narratives in the Mystical Experience of the Loss of Freedom,” in Robert Sardello, editor of anthology, The Angels, Dallas Institute Publications.
1994 In Search of Angels, CD recording, guest artist, BMG-Windham Hill, Stanford, California.
1994 Music for the Dying,” in Caduceus, Issue 23, London.
1994 Hymn to the Angels, for Arvo Pärt, text anonymous Liber Usualis, setting into a motet, music Therese Schroeder-Sheker, performing edition, choral music: SAB, St. Dunstan’s Press.
1994 The Alchemical Harp of Mechtild of Hackeborn,” in On Pilgrimage: The Best Ten Years of Vox Benedictina, edited by Margot King for Peregrina in Canada. (Different version than in Alexandria).
1994 Music for the Dying,” in Noetic Sciences Review, Number 31.
1994 Chalice Ensemble Book, revised, 2nd edition. Thirty-two pieces of chamber music edited for harps. St. Dunstan’s Press.
1994 Chalice of Repose Project Clinical Handbook, 1st edition. For music-thanatology teachers and student interns. St. Dunstan’s Press.
1993 The Alchemical Harp of Mechtild of Hackeborn,” in Alexandria 2, Journal of the Western Cosmological Traditions, Phanes Press.
1993 Music for the Dying: The New Field of Music-Thanatology,” in Advances, Journal of Mind/Body Health, Volume 9, Number 1, John E. Fetzer Institute.
1993 Bill Douglas: Kaleidoscope, CD recording, guest artist, Hearts of Space, San Francisco.
1993 Introduction” to Liturgy and Anthropology, by Fred Paxton, St. Dunstan’s Press.
1993 Introduction” to Fred Paxton’s A Medieval Latin Death Ritual: The Monastic Customaries of Bernard and Ulrich of Cluny, St. Dunstan’s Press.
1992 Musical-Sacramental-Midwifery,” in Don Campbell, (editor of the anthology) Music and Miracles, Quest Books.
1992 Bill Douglas: Everywhere – Live Studio Duets, CD recording, cassette, guest artist, Hearts of Space and Sonifolk (San Francisco and Madrid).
1992 Musical-sacramental-midwifery: the use of music in death and dying,” in Entrée, Volume 9, Issue 4. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Augsburg Fortress.
1991 In Dulci Jubilo, CD recording, cassette, Celestial Harmonies, Tucson, Arizona and Munich, Germany.
1991 Of Sound Mind and Body: Music and Vibrational Healing, video documentary, guest artist with 14 artists and clinicians, produced by Jeff Volk of MACROmedia, Epping, New Hampshire.
1991 The Chalice of Repose Project: A Music-Thanatology Initiative.” Caduceus, Issue 14, London.
1991 Silence, Inner-Emptiness and the Call of the Seraphim,” in Initiations, Volume VI, Spring. Published in French.
1991 The Chalice of Repose at St. Thomas, television video documentary, Jim Phelan Productions, Denver, Colorado.
1991 Peace Rose Concert, television production, Angel Romero, producer, Madrid, Spain.
1990 Rosa Mystica, CD recording, cassette, Celestial Harmonies, Tucson, Arizona and Munich, Germany.
1990 The Body of the Harp is Jesu: Music, Alchemy and Inner-Emptiness in Medieval Monatsicism,” in Prana, Volume 58, Winter 1989-1990. This article is published in Dutch.
1990 Women of Spirit, five one-hour radio documentaries, (Melania, Radegund, Hildegard, Catherine of Sienna, Julian of Norwich) producer Jean Feraca for Wisconsin Public Radio, TSS provided and produced the music for these documentaries. Also contributed to the accompanying text and program guide.
1990 Through the Woods of Broceliande: Musicology and the Contemplative Journey,” in Initiations, Volume III. Published in French.
1990 The Carmelites: Sharing Their Spirit, video documentary of Carmelites in America, producer Bill Hellams, music courtesy of Windham Hill.
1989 Legends, television film, Scott Alan Smith producer-composer, won an Emmy for composition, Therese Schroeder-Sheker guest artist music performance.
1989 The Use of Plucked Stringed Instruments in Medieval Christian Mysticism,” in Mystics Quarterly, Volume XV, #3, University of Iowa, Iowa City).
1989 Sampler ’89, CD recording, LP and cassette, guest artist, Windham Hill Artists, Windham Hill Records.
1988 The Queen’s Minstrel, CD recording, LP and cassette, Windham Hill.
1988 Winter Solstice II, CD recording, LP and cassette, guest artist, Windham Hill Artists, Windham Hill.
1988 The Chalice of Repose: Music and Ritual in an Eleventh Century Monastic Approach to Death and Dying,” in Laughing Man, Volume 8, #1.
1986 The Historical Harp, Public Television documentary film, Debra Unger, producer, National Endowment for the Arts funding.
1985 Historical Harp: Celebrant, LP record, cassettes, Lady Reason Records, Brattleboro, Vermont.
1984 & 1985 The Pilgrim’s Route: Paris to Santiago de Compostella. Program notes, texts and translations.
1982 – 1984 De Mano Archive Medieval Harp Series: four volumes (French, German, Italian, Spanish). De Mano Archives, Denver, Colorado.
1980 Music from the Court of Burgundy – Carnegie Hall Debut – dozen cities on the tour. Program notes, musicology realizations, texts and translations.
1978 – 1979 Radio KVOD Brings Music from the Middle Ages: Recordings of 21 programs of medieval and renaissance music, scored, arranged, realized by TSS, twice weekly broadcasts and musicological program notes. Totals eight hours of new recordings of previously unrecorded music. (French Notre Dame, the Troubadors, the German minnesinger, the Italian laude, English polyphonic carols, the Galician-Portguguese Cantigas de la Santa Maria, Catalan Cantigas de Amigo, Josquin de Pres and the Netherland School, Adam de la Halle, Conductus, Motets, the Roman de Fauvel, Guillaume Dufay, Guillaume Machaut, Francesco Landini, Court of Burgundy, Courtly Dances, Hermit’s Cell to Marketplace, Hymns and Chants Divine, the Vox Feminae, the Rondeau and Virelai).

Please see Therese’s Calendar of Performances & Special Events, as well as her Awards & Honors page for additional information.

Last updated Tuesday, 25-Feb-2014