The familiar communion antiphon text is set here in Latin, with an optional accompaniment for keyboard. The flowing accompaniment supports the mostly homophonic choral writing to provide a versatile option
Carlton Young has set many texts by Charles Wesley, and presents here a very distinctive setting that involves speaking/narration as well as the singing of a simple, canonic melody. A series of slightly
This creation-focused text is set beautifully by Craig Phillips. The piece is very well crafted and engaging. Suitable for Thanksgiving or any service focused on creation.
This is a rich and glorious anthem in the spirit of Phillips’s popular The Risen Sun. Words from the book of Romans serve as the text, which speaks of "being not conformed to the world." The
A short introit, and will be especially enjoyed by all who love music with its text from the Psalms.
Selah's ongoing series of anthems to texts by the great Welsh poet George Herbert continues with a setting of this beloved text of praise. David Ashley White has written a festive anthem with optional parts
This brief setting of the traditional threefold text provides several performance options: SATB, SAB, SSAA, or TTBB. The music employs a traditional harmonic language, but with some added contemporary
Cooman's setting of the first verse of Psalm 115 begins with a prayerful, litany-like character. The music builds in intensity, leading to a joyous celebration of God's "love and faithfulness," and a
In this ascension anthem based on a text by Gracia Grindal, the handbells are initially heard antiphonally in response to the choral parts. In the middle, they join the voices in festive ringing. A final
Alice Parker's haunting portrayal of Richard Leach's text is engaging and picturesque. Moving lines intertwine to allow the listener to experience the setting. The accompaniment features drones and flowing
David Ashley White has composed a flexible, powerful anthem for Pentecost or general use. Creates a framework for simple improvisation to create a mystical performance.
Psalm 139 is filled with memorable verses, and David Ashley White has chosen two for this lyrical anthem. The rising and falling melodic lines have a yearning quality that fits the invocatory nature of the
Words from Isaiah 42 make this an excellent anthem for occasions celebrating service, especially ordinations, anniversaries, and retirements. Fedak's dignified and lyrical music is homophonic and easy to
Sean Michael Salamon sets the traditional antiphon (in English) in an expressive manner with great harmonic variety. Largely homophonic and with no divisi, this work could be performed by small choirs.
This unaccompanied anthem was written for the installation of the 29th president of Harvard University. The familiar words of Micah 6:8 were chosen for the occasion. Cooman's fervent and expressive setting
Commissioned by the American Guild of Organists for the 2016 National Convention in Houston and celebrating David Ashley White receiving the AGO Distinguished Composer Award, this anthem employs a text by
This moving unaccompanied motet is a setting of a collection from The Book of Common Prayer. It is suitable for memorial services or occasions of more general remembrance (such as All Saints/All
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