American Triptych presents aspects of spiritual experience as expressed by three North American poets: Americans E. E. Cummings and W. S. Merwin, and Canadian Bliss Carman. The first movement, i thank
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American Triptych presents aspects of spiritual experience as expressed by three North American poets: Americans E. E. Cummings and W. S. Merwin, and Canadian Bliss Carman. The third movement, Mariner's
Written in the modern folk style, composer Allen Koepke has provided an inspirational, allegorical text that is sure to delight. The piano lends dramatic support to the finely styled vocal parts. A frequent
The piece is both an accompanying piece to the plainchant of compline, whilst simultaneously being a celebratory anthem. Fragments of chant (both real and imagined) are used to create the
This setting illustrates a modern yet straightforward setting of a well-known communion text. Voice parts are divided at times and the sopranos have a few places that are challenging tessitura. The interior
Loaded with excitement, this setting taken from Shakespeare’s famous "The Tempest" will have audiences both entertained
This joyful American song speaks of how we will "all rise together" in the morning, reflecting on the idea of leaving the troubles of the world to embark on a better day. The hopeful text and cheerful
"There's a song in the air!" The famous text by Josiah Gilbert Holland is treated with great sensitivity in this superb composition. Lush harmonies and soaring melodies make this an elegant addition to the
Written for the Choir of the Church of the Advent in Boston, Massachusetts, this piece was composed for the wedding of John Sterling Lambert and Susan Tighlman Bisson at the Advent on October 12, 2002. The
Gerald Near has set a sublime text by John Donne, providing restrained, elegant music that responds to the text with lyricism, mixed meter, and thoughtful dissonance. The organ part nicely supports the SATB
This dramatic setting has a Renaissance or Baroque feel. The large, full chords, independent lines, changing meters and keys, and a dynamic and challenging accompaniment will challenge your choir and excite
This gorgeous work, dedicated to the memory of Stephen Paulus, is a superb contribution to the repertoire for better a cappella choirs!
Winner of the 2017 California Choral Directors Association George Heussenstamm Choral Composition Contest at the Episcopal Conference Center Oakhurst (ECCO) Summer Conference, this setting of a popular
If there was ever a piece that describes a text in song, this is it. Sara Teasdale's descriptive words about the clouds become sound in this exquisite composition. Accompanied by piano and celesta, a
This sophisticated piece will be a delightful challenge for the singers and accompanist and will greatly impress the audience. Subtle at times, whimsical, and at times driving, fun and energetic. An
Arnesen's beautifully expressive piece is set to a poem by the famous hymn writer Isaac Watts. Featured on the 2013 St. Olaf Christmas concert broadcast from Norway, this hymn is perfect for Christmas or
Ryan Kelly has written a stunning motet-like anthem for unaccompanied SAB voices using an adaptation of Colossians 3:12-17 as the text. The result is a fitting reminder to "clothe yourselves with the love
The independent parts create a cascade of sound that is rich, warm, and exquisite. Paired with a text by Mark Twain, this piece is as much a blessing as it is a dedication. A beautiful concert closer for
This traditional Latvian song appears to be all about horses - horses eager to run - and run they do; however, it is really a mythological song about heavenly affairs and two gray steeds with their golden
This original a cappella piece by composer Mark Miller is based on the traditional text Dona Nobis Pacem. A solo singer opens with the melody, and as the choir enters the piece gradually builds,
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