In this a cappella setting by Swiss composer Ivo Antognini, the theme is presented three times, each with small variations. The melody is very singable, and at some moments sounds quite similar to gregorian
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Commissioned by Janet Galvan for the Ithaca College Composition Competition and Festival, Trumbore has set the contemporary poem "Earth Day" by Annie Finch. This poem is a celebration of all that the planet
An animated, lilting, and dramatic a cappella work, this choral tour de force briefly quotes the hymn Praise to the Lord the Almighty in a fresh and innovative way. It is a truly impressive work
There is a fierce passion behind Poe’s famous Annabel Lee, and this passion is captured in the speed and delivery of the text within the music. This a cappella arrangement is tonal and rich
Winner of the prestigious 2018 Brehm Prize in Choral Composition at the University of Michigan, here is a Walt Whitman text that seems to float in the air like the stars the text refers to. Subtle
Written to be premiered at the 2019 ACDA National Conference, this piece draws on a traditional Latin text but explores a contemporary harmonic language in an exciting way. Full of drive and
A masterful arrangement of this traditional spiritual! This a cappella setting with mezzo-soprano solo and bass divisi is full of lush, rich harmonies, wonderful choral lines, and a captivating interaction
Brahms called his three Intermezzi, Op. 117, "three lullabies for my sorrows." The beautiful Scottish poem Lady Anne Bothwell's Lament fits the music like a glove, and the composer's two-part
Bega, the least of bells, murmurs its prayer "God around me, God above me, God to guard me, God to love me." Commissioned by Ithaca College for their annual composition competition, this piece requires an
Choral ensembles always find such joy in singing music by a composer who truly understands the voice and the choral art. With logical voice leadings in and out of thorny places, creative use of independent
Rarely, if ever, have the words and music of this folk song been so beautifully merged that both love and despair are both heard and felt. A wonderful baritone solo opens and closes the piece, and the
This spiritual original uses three 19th-century melodies: the shape-note hymn The Promised Land and two Appalachian fiddle tunes, Santa Anna's Retreat and The Temperance Reel.
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