Here is a collection of modern art songs for voice and piano by American composer John Conahan in which he sets poems and texts that have been a source of inspiration for him. Available in four separate
The traditional Latin Eucharistic text is set in a lush, modern choral style with long phrases and beautiful cadences. Rich harmonies and soaring melodic lines offer an expression of devotion in this sacred
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Lush harmonies in a warm choral texture lay the foundation for this elegantly succinct setting of the traditional Irish blessing. A cappella, with a few lyric alterations to provide an enveloping framework
This a cappella arrangement of the traditional spiritual pulses with rhythmic energy for mixed voices and baritone soloist. Vivid contrasts, layered vocal phrases and varied textures make it an impressive
Incorporating the Pie Jesu and Agnus Dei texts, this setting is a heartfelt expression of gentle devotion and lyric beauty. From simple unison lines to striking melodic contours and full
This work for unaccompanied mixed voices and two soloists is a setting of a traditional Holocaust melody for a moving tribute to those who perished. A powerful and dramatic selection for remembrance and
Setting the imagery of the Sarah Hudlow poem, this rich and emotional poem inspires image rich musical textures. Written for SATB Divisi choir and soloist, a cappella, advanced singers will love the
"If we can be happy and live well without causing unnecessary harm, why wouldn't we?" This simple and yet profound question is an invitation for choir, listener, and all of us in this beautiful new work.
Fast and rhythmic, with accents, textural twists and a slow rubato middle section, this short secular a cappella work is full of surprises and comic elements. With an Italian text by Charles Anthony
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Choral work for SATB by John Conahan. Premiere performance by Lyric Fest.