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.
The ancient Greek evening hymn text Phos hilaron is set for SATB divisi a cappella voices. Michael Trotta makes tasteful use of cluster chords, lending a modern sound to the largely homophonic
This lyrical setting blends the beloved tune and text with a captivating new tune sung by the descant. The result is a fresh look at an old favorite in the capable hands of Michael John Trotta. The added
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
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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
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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A new work for choir, brass quintet, organ, timpani and cymbals. This setting of the Gloria delivers a tapestry of melodic richness and rhythmic energy. A strong sense of architecture guides the
This festival setting of Psalm 145 is scored for SATB voices, children's choir, and piano or organ, with optional full orchestra. The SATB writing varies from full chords to quick imitative passages to a
Slow and delicate, this piece uses fine vocal writing to paint a picture of winter beauty. The rhythmic piano part creates forward motion under interesting interplay between vocal lines that paint each
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
Conceived as a dialogue between traditional and contemporary, this work offers a light and buoyant treatment of the familiar holiday melody. The theme grows and subsides in musical swells, moving in
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
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
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 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
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
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
With its lyric vocal lines and simple harmonies propelled by a driving yet whimsical piano accompaniment, this original work is a great choice for emerging choirs. The engaging text reminds us of the power
"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
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,
"A place where I am who I really want to be, and a place where you are more than you’ll ever know . . . Will you meet me there?" Straightforward rhythms, conservative ranges, and close
A heartfelt expression of thanks for guidance, this a cappella work speaks to seeking and finding a loving presence that is all around us. This text from Rabindranath Tagore is expressively set with
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
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