William Blake's poem is one that is often analyzed because of the symbolism in his words. In the same way that the sunflower follows in search of the sun, so do we search for meaning in life. The music
This powerfully descriptive piece by Paul Doust uses programmatic musical elements that mirror the lyrics. The text is an anonymous, Gaelic blessing with poetic words and images. Paul's setting is fresh and
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French composer, Emile Paladilhe (1844-1926), was a friend of Gounod whose compositions epitomize the French late romantic style. The fluid melody bounces gently on a buoyant and beckoning harmonic stream,
This lovely song of hopes and dreams is scored for SSA voices, piano and optional percussion. Treble choirs from high school through college will enjoy the beautiful melody, ethereal harmonies and effective
At the request of a publisher Beethoven provided simple folk song arrangements which could be performed by amateur musicians. Between the years of 1809 and 1820 he composed about 150 Welsh, English,
From "Bravo" - a musical about the Holocaust and World War II, this song has the energy and flow of a tune for the theater. The lyrics tell of the search for meaning, hope and light in the time of darkness
Commissioned for the 2019 ACDA National Conference, this text by an English poet and soldier in 1920 is set to engaging music that could not be more joyful or more spirited. After a fascinating a cappella
Simplicity often gives way to purity and beauty, and that is the case with James Gossler's setting of this Irish room blessing. Serving as a concert closer or benediction, the words bring peace and
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The music of Dvorak seems to be gaining in popularity and we are proud to have a Dvorak series in our catalog. The "evening blessing" paints a picture of rural Czechoslovakia, a girl writing love songs, a
The fabulous thing about this piece is that it adheres to an Irish flavor while still giving us the thick and sonorous harmonies we expect from Richard Burchard. A wonderful concert closer, it pulls at the
Now available in a new edition, this classic setting of a text by Walt Whitman was originally published in 1964. Vivid harmonic colors and dramatic dynamics intensify the imagery of the words as they
Written for the inauguration of a new college president, the opening fanfare immediately catches your attention. Vijay Singh is a well-deserving, celebrated composer. His words and music convey
This much-loved Schubert song has been musically enhanced with a new English translation, arranged for mixed voices with a new clarinet obbligato. The original German is provided and in either language it
This piece is unusual in that the choir is accompanied by a solo cello. Yet, that is precisely part of the piece's charm. The cello is so descriptive, sometimes providing the foundation, other times
What future happenings can one envision for an infant child's life when watching that baby sleep? Jesse Buelke creates a wonderful choral piece on the musing words of William Blake. The piano writing is
Peter Assad composed both the text and music for this madrigal. The text can stand for the uniqueness of a snowflake as the title dictates, or metaphorically for someone else as perhaps the dedication to
Written for the University of Kentucky Men's Chorus for the 2018 ACDA Southern Division Conference, this is a striking piece for tenor-base choir. The Latin text from Romans is a vibrant description of
This setting is a stirring rendition of Sara Teasdale's poem. Stunning chords with delicate dissonances emerge in phrase after phrase. The words beautifully share an expression of love that the music
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