Evocative and moving polyphony paired with a text meditating on mankind's relationship with God.
A beautiful rendering of this well-known Lenten text, for two-part harmony and optional accompaniment. Occasional dissonances add drama and tension to this traditional composition. Beautiful.
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Originally attributed to W.A. Mozart, this sacred gem is a staple of the choral literature and a fine choice to develop blend, intonation and phrasing with your mixed choirs. Appropriate for Lent, communion
Sometimes setting a very familiar text to a new tune causes the words to land on the ear with new meaning. Such is the case for this lyrical, flowing SATB setting by Michael Larkin. Four verses with a
Based on the familiar German hymn HERLIEBSER JESU, this unaccompanied motet offers a sublime musical experience for congregations and audiences alike during the season of Lent. Anchored by a homophonic
With a fresh new text by Susan Palo Cherwien, As Your Spirit in the Desert is especially perfect for the first Sunday in Lent. Written for SATB choir or soloist, organ, optional oboe, and
Based in part on Genesis 3:19, this anthem was designed for Ash Wednesday. Written for assembly, SAB choir, keyboard, guitar, oboe, and cello, the music and text combine to create a meaningful piece for the
"At the cry of the first bird, they began to crucify Him." This Holy Week anthem has a moving anonymous text with a picturesque piano accompaniment. The unison choral writing expands into four parts, with
This is a brief but well-crafted a cappella SATB choral setting in modern musical notation of the well-known Gregorian chant. Sung in Latin, it is ideal for Eucharistic adoration or for any Eucharistic
Constructed almost as a choral recitative and aria, the first section But He Was Pierced is unaccompanied. All We Like Sheep follows, with its jaunty changing meters and a keyboard
Touching on topics of Christian life - discipleship, love for others, and social concern - this anthemic assembly song, complete with expressive key change for the final refrain, is stirring and
For SATB (with divisions) unaccompanied. An impressive setting of the Gradual for Maundy Thursday, dating from 1884, the period of the Seventh Symphony and the Te Deum. A staple for choirs around the world
Based on Joel 2:13, this verse and refrain anthem is a meaningful choice during the Imposition of Ashes on Ash Wednesday. The music is lyrical and asks the listener to "Come back to the Lord." There
From a set of three anthems, this elegant setting of Psalm 51 is for unison choir or solo voice and organ accompaniment.
A new text and tune for Ash Wednesday with unison or two-part choir for children's voices, piano and flute. Don Petering's text explores the meaning of the ashen cross worn on Ash Wednesday. The
Pulsating rhythmic ostinatos, cluster harmonies, and soaring soprano lines are all present in this exciting a cappella concert work, possessing all the elements you'd expect from the composer of Veni,
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This easy anthem for SATB and 3-octave handbells or piano uses the melody and harmonization of Orlando Gibbons' hymn tune SONG 46. A fair amount of unison and two-part singing precedes the four-part final
This setting of Phineas Fletcher's text is gentle and flowing, with a lilting, descending motif to characterize the 'slow tears'. Archer offers nuanced dynamics and imitative entries in this simple but
"God so loved the world that He gave his only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life." This extraordinary verse from John 3 is so beautifully expressed in music that all
This short collection presents the complete set of hymns from Chilcott's stunning setting of the St. John Passion. The five well-known hymn texts are set to new, original melodies, which are