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 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 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 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
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 gorgeous work, dedicated to the memory of Stephen Paulus, is a superb contribution to the repertoire for better a cappella choirs!
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
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 Christmas or
The poem suggests that one day we may be stars dazzling the sky, possessors of great internal power and able to impact and change the world for the better. Arnesen's a cappella setting present soaring
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