A gorgeous original setting of this beloved text, the flowing accompaniment perfectly compliments the legato vocal lines. This score includes two flexible versions of the keyboard accompaniment. A tender
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Lyric and accessible, this anthem provides opportunities for artistic performance with limited rehearsal time. The final verse of the work recaps the original theme while the optional descant on the text
This lovely anthem is beautifully crafted for SATB voices, oboe and piano. Trotta skillfully sets this meaningful text with tight harmonies and lyrical beauty while keeping the piece accessible throughout.
This beloved text from Elizabeth Frye, simply set for choir, features a lyric melody with organ or piano accompaniment and optional string quartet. This is the first movement from the larger work. A
Simple four-part singing, conservative ranges, and straightforward rhythms create a tapestry of sound for the solo chant line which may be sung by a soloist, performed by solo organ stop, or a C
The resounding opening chordal style introduces a jubilant motive in the upper voices that gives a solid foundation for the contrasting bass part. The text "Let all that has breath praise him," is delivered
This long-awaited major work is a seven-movement choral journey through the Passion, which delivers a powerful and captivating story encompassing a breathtaking palette of emotion, from intimate tenderness
Now available for mixed, treble, or male choirs, this original work contains lyric, legato vocal lines which unfold to reveal a subtle interplay between voices, interwoven with piano and an optional
A lovely piece for women's choir with oboe obbligato. The text is taken from Barter, the first in a set of Pulitzer Prize-winning poems from American poet Sara Teasdale. Despite the poet's history
After a calm start in this fourth movement from For a Breath of Ecstasy, a rhythmic motive begins in the bass clef of the accompaniment and intensifies as the singers enter with the first statement
This first movement from For a Breath of Ecstasy has accessible choral parts and a very active accompaniment to open, representing the "my thoughts" part of the text. A contrasting middle section
In this fourth movement from For a Breath of Ecstasy, the instrumental introduction leads to a completely a cappella setting of this Sara Teasdale text. This movement is slow, lyrical and hymn
This is the sixth movement of For a Breath of Ectasy and is scored for SATB chorus, oboe, and string quartet or piano. Using a lush accompaniment and homophonic choral writing, the music
This final movement from For a Breath of Ecstasy begins rhythmically as the first movement did. In fact, the writing touches on moods and motives in many of the other six movements, although the
"The gift, the wonder of it all, is the presence hidden deep within, and the joy, yet somehow even more... the secret that conceals diviner things." Giovanni Giocondo's 15th century text is the inspiration
Michael Trotta has adapted a 19th century hymn text to create a powerful plea for hope in times of loss or uncertainty. Occasionally referencing Sibelius's Be Still My Soul, it is scored for SATB a
This beautiful a cappella motet is extracted from Mr. Trotta's major work Seven Last Words. It is lush in its harmonies and suitable for both church and school use. Choirs will enjoy singing this
Inspired by Psalm 133, composer Michael John Trotta has written a lovely a cappella piece that celebrates the unity of brotherhood among all people. This calm, sonorous work is the perfect choice for a
Trotta's fiery setting of Manrique's passionate, poignant Spanish poem is uniquely coupled with an exciting, undulating accompaniment. In addition to exploring multiple tonal colors, it allows for
This second movement from For a Breath of Ecstasy is a cappella except for a short introduction and coda. The texture includes a soprano descant in the first and last sections. The middle section
Each of the movements in this work chronicles Teasdale's search for solace amid life's many storms. The tapestry of different vocal forces set against the backdrop of oboe and strings reveals moments of
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