Mark Rimple's Compositions (Selected):
Austerity, a scena for soprano, tenor, baritone, and piano (2012).
West Chester Troper for gittern, electronically altered sounds and improvising plucked instruments (2012).
Sonata "Malcontento" for piano solo, written for Carl Cranmer (2011-2012).
Sonata "Circumdederunt me" for viola da gamba and harpsichord (2010).
Music for Love’s Fire – dramatic music for Spring 2010 WCU performance of one-act plays based on Shakespeare’s Sonnets; Emily Rogge, director.
Inappropriately Lewd Verses for countertenor and electric guitar (2009).
Three Songs for Baritone and Piano (2009)
Four Canons for clarinet and English horn (2008).
Partita 6.2.2. for flute, violin, viola da gamba, cello, and harpsichord (2008).
Deux Chanson-Ballades for French horn, cello, and harp (2008).
L’amor che move il sole e l’altre stelle for flugelhorn, violin and piano (2007).
The Solemn Waits for trumpet and horn (2006).
Bluestrophes for soprano saxophone, acoustic bass and marimba (2006).
La Nouvelle Chanson des Oiseaux for SATB choir, soloists, and Renaissance Wind Band (2004) - revised with plectrum lute interludes (2011).
Preludes for Piano (2004).
Five Songs After Romantic Poems for countertenor and piano (2003).
Incidental music and songs for an adaptation of Shakespeare’s King Lear, by David Landon, Professor of Theatre, University of the South at Sewanee, directed by Dan Rigazzi, Muse of Fire Productions (2003).
Missa Brevis for SSA soloists, medieval lute and harp, SATB choir, and organ (2002).
Hermes in Retrograde for alto saxophone, piano and vibraphone (2001).
Portrait of a Dying Empire for soprano saxophone and harpsichord (2001).
Gradus for trumpet, guitar, percussion, violin, viola, cello (2001).
Songs for Pedro Calderón de la Barca’s Life’s a Dream, Muse of Fire Productions, NYC, directed by Dan Rigazzi (2001).
Three Odes to Music for Countertenor and Archlute (2000/1).
Ave Maris Stella for two voices and baroque organ (2000).
Tota pulchra es for SATB, Countertenor and 3 viols, (2000).
Vidi Aquam for four voices, a motet in the ancient style (2000).
Ave Maria for SATB chorus (2000).
Cibavit Eos for SATB chorus, Renaissance Winds, and Organ (1999).
Two Time Pieces for three guitars (1997).
Lute Suite no. 1 (1996).
Two Transcended for guitar and piano (1995).
Reflections for solo guitar (1995).