Lilting and dance-like, this traditional a cappella madrigal will be a delight to learn and perform with SATB choirs, especially developing choirs being introduced to the genre. With its brisk tempo,
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Here's an original madrigal that's an excellent teaching piece for developing mixed or treble choirs. Independent vocal lines, terraced dynamics, and a joyful music-themed text make it an appealing concert
The editions of early music, arrangements, and original works of Patrick Liebergen are known to many. This work for three part treble chorus is a celebration of the experience we all enjoy in
Featuring text from William Shakespeare and Thomas Morley's madrigal Now is the Month of Maying, this playful contemporary choral celebrates young love with sparkling vocal counterpoint in a
This arrangement turns the 1999 Smash Mouth hit into an English madrigal. Using wonderful harmonic progressions and a tune that most will recognize from the "Shrek" movies, this a cappella piece is a fun
A text by Thomas Moore provides the inspiration for this innovative a cappella piece which uses percussion accompaniment to create a magical effect! It begins with a simple melody, then each part joins with
Originally a lute song, this work is inspired by the galliard, a popular dance throughout Europe during the time of Elizabeth I. The text speaks of and celebrates the many virtues and charms of Laura with
Originally a lute song for solo voice and lute, this arrangement using the traditional melody is set much as a madrigal with sections of the piece sung by either a soloist or section. The text tells of the
John Leavitt has established a reputation for carefully selecting important and historic repertoire and editing it in ways to make singers successful, all while staying true to the stylistic period. This
Fashioned after the 16th-century Italian ballettos which featured the popular "fa, la, la" refrains, this challenging a cappella madrigal presents wonderful educational opportunities packaged in a
Fashioned after the Italian ballettos featuring the popular "fa, la, la" refrains, here is a wonderful piece for teaching terraced dynamics, independent singing through counterpoint, and Baroque
This Renaissance madrigal, attributed to King Henry VIII, celebrates the joys of dancing, singing, and hunting. An ornamented melody and open harmonies throughout set up this style perfectly. Detailed
Excerpted from "The SAB Choir Goes Renaissance," this madrigal offers carefully crafted choral parts that are accessible for young, developing singers while retaining the harmonic structure of the original.
This lovely collection of 12 works is a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the King's Singers. The a cappella volume contains mostly madrigals and early music, with a few selections from later
UIL Choral Sight Reading Level 3A, 2A, 1A, 3B Varsity/ 6A, 5A, 4A Non Varsity - 2017
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Here is a fantastic resource for introducing madrigals of the Renaissance to the developing ensembles or groups with limited male singers. The five works by Thomas Weelkes are: Come, Let's Begin; Four
A three-part madrigal by Thomas Weelkes, this sprightly dance-like piece is easily learned and delightful in performance. A wonderful selection for contest and festival! With hand drum.
Here is the famous madrigal by Thomas Morley in a stylistically authentic performance edition. Ideal for chamber, madrigal, and concert choirs, this cheerful work offers superb opportunities for developing
Enjoy this lighthearted Renaissance madrigal highlighting resonant treble sonorities, terraced dynamics, and accessible homophonic voice parts. Consider adding the optional piano accompaniment, optional
This tuneful chanson by the composer of Je le vous diray is perfectly set for developing singers with modest vocal ranges. The English text and buoyant fa-la-las are supported by a piano
This is a surprising departure from what you'd expect when you read the title. An intriguing mix of old and new, Kirby Shaw's treatment of the Thomas Morley madrigal retains the original vocal parts in
This arrangement of Josquin's tongue-in-cheek "day in the life of a cricket" offers an opportunity for three-part mixed choirs to experience this classic literature. Mostly homophonic, with several
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