Featuring the poem Everyone Sang by Siegfried Sassoon, written shortly after the end of World War I, Armistice 1918 is a celebratory work stemming from themes of victory and revolution.
A work for more advanced choirs, Be for Me the Earth incorporates the beautiful poetry of Sara Teasdale in this a cappella setting. Largely homophonic, this work allows your choir to explore tone,
This work uses the text of the traditional Irish blessing but employs modern compositional techniques, with independent vocal lines, mixed meters, a challenging accompaniment, and dissonances throughout to
Will Allen Dromgoole's text tells the story of an old man who crosses a chasm, only to turn around to painstakingly build a bridge for others who may follow. A sparkling piano accompaniment supports the
Blake Wilson's setting of the Olde English poem Caedmon's Hymn is an extremely dynamic exploration of sound. For advanced choirs, this work is an impressive challenge for your choir. A unique
The text of this work invites the listener to imagine a world without weapons of war where the human experience is defined through the lens of mercy and compassion. The music is peaceful and very
An interesting take on a section of text from the Carmina Burana. This setting uses modal harmonies, a haunting melodic line, and transfixing percussion to express the mysterious nature of the text.
A gorgeous and ethereal poem by Sara Teasdale has been set with rhythmic passages of joyful abandon and vocal fervor that alternate with contrasting sustained sections. A dynamic and challenging work, this
This piece features incredibly rich music that paints the picture of the beautiful text by James Whitcomb Riley. Nostalgia abounds in this work that explores themes of nature and memory of a simpler time. A
Though it appears on his celebrated Winter Songs album, this haunting new work for treble choirs will be a beautiful addition to your program at any time of year. The setting of an Emily Bronte text
"Give us peace." These three words echo an ancient plea that is equally relevant in our present turbulent society that seeks respite from the barriers that divide us. As such, the Latin word omnia (meaning
Frequent collaborators Charles Anthony Silvestri and Eric Whitacre switched rolls for Each Morning She Walks, with Tony writing the music and Eric writing the text. The mystical poem is brought to
Blending western tonality with Taiwanese elements, a poignant melody begins with a touch a sadness but is followed by a flowing texture portraying pictures on the water. The beautiful Taiwanese text is
A moving setting of this text from Scottish poet George MacDonald is highlighted with a dramatic and virtuosic piano accompaniment. The rhythmic nature suits the poetry and the images of nature come to life
Wendell Berry's hopeful text has been set in a dynamic and unique work that hints at classic Americana with a modern bent. The fiddle and cello parts coupled with imitative vocal lines produce a sound that
A poem by Sara Teasdale is the inspiration for this light, airy work. It appropriately conveys the springtime theme of the text, with a driving piano part that evokes the energy and wonder of new
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