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.
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
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
The text of this lush tune emphasizes the universal message--finding the sacred in the present moment--that is appropriate not just during a particular season, but every day of the year. Gorgeous with or
A haunting and contemporary a cappella arrangement of a wonderful old English carol. The subtle dissonance and tonal shifts make this a memorable and meaningful setting. Great for use within a liturgical
A wonderful introduction to the fugue, this work for choir may be performed with the keyboard reduction or a cappella.
The harmonic language of this setting of Amazing Grace portrays a feeling of mystery and awe. Completely original music is matched with this most familiar text to create an experience that feels
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
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"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
Following his successful settings of Kyrie and Gloria for treble voices, Dr. Trotta delivers a third movement from the Missa Brevis with Agnus Dei. Each setting has been
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
Here is a gentle a cappella setting of the traditional prayer to Mary. The texture is chordal throughout, with occasional sharp dissonances to add a shimmering effect. For directors with a capable soprano
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
For the emerging choir, this energetic choral work offers an introduction to the traditional Latin text with compound meter and accessible choral parts. Whether chosen for its educational features, its
This new arrangement of the beloved American folk song Shenandoah is built on a rhythmic vocal ostinato which provides the backdrop and energy for the soaring vocal line, casting this familiar tune
One of the most beloved passages of scripture, "Be still and know that I am God" is given a sensitive new melody in this accessible anthem. The gentle dialogue between voices and piano
Incorporating the chant melody from the Introit of the Requiem in the Liber Usualis with a unique juxtaposition of that requiem text and the modern E.E. Cummings poem i carry your
This work is perfect for an emerging choir looking for something with a positive message and multiple opportunities to develop musical skills within appropriate ranges. This arrangement has close harmonies,
The Salve Regina, also known as the Hail Holy Queen, is a Marian hymn and one of four Marian antiphons sung at different seasons within the liturgical calendar of the Catholic Church. The
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