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
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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 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
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
Elegant in its simplicity, this anthem provides opportunities for artistic performance with limited rehearsal time. The piece utilizes an accessible piano accompaniment and optional handbells, with a few
A rhythmic ostinato on "Veni, veni" and optional percussion (triangle, tambourine and drum) infuse the traditional Advent carol with such unrelenting energy, the effect on the listener is mesmerizing!
"May the roads rise up to meet you, may the winds be always at your back... until we meet again." This is a lovely a cappella choral texture with straightforward rhythms and close harmonies. Whether chosen
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 setting of Silent Night employs the original text with new music scored for SATB a cappella voices and optional descant. Color reigns supreme as the text is almost treated in a
A flowing accompaniment and lyrical vocal lines deliver this reassuring text, "God shall wipe away all of their tears and death shall be no more." The sixth movement from Light Shines in the
The exciting rhythmic underpinning of the choir lays a energetic foundation for a enchanting melody that breathes life into a timeless text. The piece highlights the text "when all hate is turned to love,
Dayenu, a Hebrew song that is traditionally part of Passover, roughly translates to "it would have been enough." Conceived in a modern a cappella setting with optional solos and tenor section
This energetic, artfully arranged slice of Americana includes three familiar tunes set atop a piano and violin part that captures the energy, optimism and beauty of the American spirit. It weaves the joyful
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's time-honored text is paired with original music, repeated bell ostinati, and rhythmic fun in this up-beat, festive setting. Short, optionally a cappella sections are
This inspirational text by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is framed with a rhythmic ostinato in a crisp a cappella setting. The piece may be performed SSA with optional solo or SSAA with equally divided voices,
This energetic original work is a testament that "Love conquers all, therefore let us surrender to love!" In Latin, with pronunciation guide and translation included, this festival work may be performed a
The contrast between the cold of winter and the warm rays of light found in nature at this time of year make this ideal for emerging choirs looking for secular seasonal repertoire. Conservative vocal
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