Enjoy this lighthearted Renaissance madrigal highlighting resonant treble sonorities, terraced dynamics, and accessible homophonic voice parts. Consider adding the optional piano accompaniment, optional
This bright, quick, and lively rendition of a perennial seasonal favorite uses a variety of clever choral scoring techniques along with solid voice leading and comfortable ranges to create ninety seconds of
This arrangement captures the spirit and the pomp of the traditional processional where the highly decorated dishes of the Christmas feast were presented with song and the great platter on which rested the
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Music and merriment abound in this original madrigal-style work for a cappella voices. Includes choruses of Ding Dong! Merrily on High and We Wish You a Merry Christmas and a good measure
Add a Renaissance touch to your holiday concerts! Madrigal for Christmas is fashioned after the ballettos of Italy which featured the popular "fa la la" refrains. In this piece, Morley uses a
Here is an easy processional - a stately three-part canon with madrigal-style counterpoint. Festive flute and hand drum parts add a Renaissance touch to this piece, which has only twelve bars of singing to
The perfect opener for your holiday concert or madrigal dinner, this inspired original partners with Deck the Hall and has all the color and pageantry of a Renaissance court celebration. Optional
Based on a galliard by Elizabethan composer Antony Holborne, this adaptation for voices includes a festive text that will be ideal for madrigal dinners and holiday programs. Short, sweet, and to the point,
Terraced dynamics, contrapuntal textures, and a general buoyancy give a traditional madrigal feel to this a cappella Christmas original. Perform it around your community, caroling door to door, or as a
Develop your choir's a cappella skills with this straightforward original madrigal that employs traditional harmonies, modest ranges, and lots of repetition, making it a quickly learned piece. An excellent
The choral classic Is Est Bel et Bon is now arranged for three-part choirs with a fresh, gender-neutral text! Independent and smoothly contoured vocal lines contribute to an engaging arrangement
Bright and sophisticated, this lesser-known work by John Henry Hopkins, Jr. is arranged in a charming a cappella setting. Each verse creates a vision of the Christmas season. An excellent processional or
The original five-part version of this Morley madrigal is featured here as an arrangement for three-part mixed voices with an optional baritone part. Modernized words, new dynamic indications, and optional
The sixteenth-century German composer Johannes Eccard was a pupil of Orlando di Lasso and an important figure of the Protestant Reformation. This five-voice partsong in German will be a buoyant and joyful
Welcomed repetition and smart voice leading pave the way to success for developing three-part choirs. The guys sing in their easiest range; the sopranos, a mostly step-wise melody; and the altos, intuitive
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