Norwegian composer Kim Andre Arnesen offers a lovely lyrical and accessible piece for Christmas. Arnesen is known as a gifted melody writer, and this composition is no exception to that accolade. Lovely,
Pie Jesu is an excerpt from Kim Andre Arnesen's beautiful and inspiring "Requiem." This movement includes both a soprano soloist and chorus and is moderate in difficulty. The lyrical melody and the
"All we are we have found in song" is the first line of this stunningly beautiful poem by Euan Tait, set to music by Norwegian composer Kim Andre Arnesen. This romantic notion is woven throughout
Kim Andre Arnesen's beautifully expressive piece is set to a poem by the famous hymn writer Isaac Watts. Featured on the 2013 St. Olaf Christmas concert broadcast from Norway, this hymn is perfect for
This exciting mixed-meter piece is excerpted from Kim Andre Arnesen's "Magnificat." The composer has the voices in unison, two parts and four parts throughout. This variety keeps the excitement going. While
The beloved poem by William Blake is here expressed with great sensitivity through music. The composer takes us to a dramatic climax in the penultimate phrase, and then concludes with a tender ending, "God
Poet Euan Tait’s take on finding love is here met with a beautiful choral setting. A flowing piano accompaniment underlies the beautiful melodies. This will be a joy to sing and to hear.
Soaring musical phrases contrasted by delicate nuances are the hallmarks of this sophisticated piece, which is highly recommended for the advanced a cappella choir.
This gorgeous work, dedicated to the memory of Stephen Paulus, is a superb contribution to the repertoire for better a cappella choirs!
A nine movement work for strings, solo trumpet, 3 percussionists, child soprano, soprano and mezzo-soprano soloists. The main movements of the Requiem Mass are set in Latin. Two extra movements were added
Commissioned by the St. Olaf Festival in Trondheim, Norway, Even When He Is Silent masterfully expresses the sentiment of the text - hope in times of despair. Beautifully melodic, with rich
Extracted from Kim Andre Arnesen's "Magnificat," this luscious setting opens with a hauntingly gorgeous soprano solo. Undulating choral rhythms and sublime a cappella moments make this a piece not to be
Commissioned by the St. Olaf Choir for the 2016 St. Olaf Christmas Festival, he work is a thanksgiving about the gift of a tiny child, and that only the nature of love is changeless. It sings about our
The young Norwegian composer provides this stunning setting of the Latin text. Lush, dense chords and beautiful, soaring melodies are the hallmarks of this special composition. Commissioned by one of
The word "alleluia" receives elegant treatment in this beautiful a capella piece. The bass anchors the music while each of the three upper voices have their turn with melodies. A lovely middle section with
This superb collection contains ten anthems for treble voices. Titles and composers/arrangers include: All Things Bright and Beautiful (Aaron David Miller); Be Thou My Vision (Kyle
This gorgeous five-movement work is scored for SATB divisi voices and harp. The text is by Euan Tate and paints a picture of waiting and wonder at the birth of the Christ Child. The movements
This setting of the Magnificat was conceived by the composer as a prayer for the sick and the poor, and out of hope for those who struggle. This philosophy grows out of the fact that Mary herself was poor
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