A delicate Lied sensitively set for two-part or three-part voices. The piano accompaniment is especially beautiful and appropriate for this masterwork from the Romantic era. Teaching opportunities abound to
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A poetic text and expressive choral writing combine in this tribute to enduring love. The optional opening solo presents the lyrical melody, but the highlight of the piece comes when the entire choir builds
A true charmer! The original text cleverly hovers along the pitches of the major scale, and a slower middle section, in the parallel minor key, provides a perfect opportunity to discover and discuss tempo
This is delightful! Based on a poem by Christina Rossetti, it is a wonderful teaching piece as well as an entertaining concert feature. A playful piano accompaniment and agile choral parts reflect the
How fun to sing about one of nature's most curious creatures! A whimsical text, bluesy overtones, quirky chromatics, and optional hand percussion paint a clear picture of the skillful lizard and his
A poignant original English text combined with Latin phrases from the Requiem Mass lays the foundation for this tender song of remembrance. Deeply emotive musically, with exquisite lyricism, this piece was
Young choirs will surely embrace the uplifting message and catchy groove of this contemporary original. The "if you can dream it, you can do it" bridge stacks and builds to an exciting finish!
Though most of the piece is in English, a brief Latin phrase provides the framework for this pensive meditation on the world of music and sound that surrounds us. Gentle and lyrical, the flowing melodic
In this gorgeous new contemporary setting, the traditional text is set to an original melody, with each voice part taking a turn with the long legato phrases. The harmonies are lovely in this exceptionally
Sara Teasdale's poignant commentary on the challenges and rewards of love is the foundation of this sensitive choral setting. Strong homophonic writing puts a focus on the words, while scattered harmonic
This powerful anthem is the last piece written by American arranger, composer, and conductor Robert DeCormier, just one month prior to his passing. The a cappella work effectively uses different choral
Subtle shifts in dynamics and tempo frame this serene a cappella setting of the Latin Dona nobis pacem. Alternating between Latin and English, this accessible setting features cluster chords,
"You are not alone, love will call you home." A theme of love and connection lies at the heart of this stunning piece with sentimental text of togetherness and support. A wonderful choice for finals
Expressive legato vocal lines are carefully set to Henry Van Dyke's poem about the need for balance in life. The flowing piano accompaniment supports the lyrical melody and lush harmonies in a musically
This special piece is a loving tribute to those who stand strong throughout life's seasons and storms. Superb two-part writing gives each voice part a chance to shine, while thoughtful dynamics and tempo
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