Incorporating a familiar Irish hymn tune and text from a poem by Abraham Lincoln, this expressive original offers an opportunity for younger choirs to give tribute or express love for a special individual
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This piece uses a Walt Whitman text, his first poetic work following the death of President Abraham Lincoln, to portray in music Whitman's message of profound grief and challenge to resolve to carry on. A
A moving lyric is decorated with memorable music in this effective piece based on a lesser-known text by Fanny Crosby. The text displays the journey of life with tenderness, hope, and authenticity.
The simple beauty of a sunrise, a summer breeze, or evening stars can evoke memories of a loved one. Oh, Think of Me was inspired by a poem by Frances Anne Kemble to honor the life of a young man
For Veteran's Day and other commemorative occasions honoring our troops, this powerful original is a perfect salute to those who serve. Well-crafted vocal parts ensure success for younger and developing
Combining Simple Gifts and the Going Home theme from Dvorak's "New World" symphony in partner-song format, this is easy to perform with a minimum of rehearsal. A favorite with two-part
This beautiful ballad begins with unison voices and grows into richer 4-part-writing. The text focuses on the listener's need for Christ with words of assurance. Ranges are conservative and ensure success
A classic text attributed to Mary, Queen of Scots forms the basis of this elegant setting which is full of contemplative harmonies and sensitively contoured melodic lines. Subtle changes in tempo and
This is simply too good not to consider for your choir. Omnia sol temperat, "the sun warms everything," comes from a verse of Latin found in "Carmina Burana." The composer's English text speaks to
This sincere setting of Lady John Scott's timeless poem is a joy to sing and a delight to hear. Delicate suspensions and expert choral writing underscore the meaningful text. "When I no more behold thee,
This powerful and inspirational work sings of "hope" described through the phases of life, such as a newborn's cry, the laughter of children, the ashes of the fire of love that has died, the quiet comfort
Contemplative, heartwarming, and set in a simple folk-ballad style, Pepper Choplin explores the promise of eternal rest promised by Jesus to His followers: "O fly away home. Come and claim sweet heaven's
Moving words from a classic sacred text inspired Mr. Purifoy to write emotive choral textures and vocal tessituras that create a distinctive sound for choirs. This message of finding a calm retreat at
Dvorak's famous Largo theme from his Symphony No. 9 "From the New World" is set to a beautiful, spiritual original text in this deeply moving piece. Simple, yet rich with vocal harmonies, piano
Through words and music, this simple, lovely original portrays the personal experience of losing a loved one and ends with the hope of future love and happiness. Set in a gentle, expressive folk-like style,
This contemporary concert/festival piece is truly inspired, in music and text. "Away, where the sunlight is beaming through a deep, cloudless blue, and the treetops are gleaming with a fresh morning dew..."
Heather Sorenson's contemporary look at this Lowell Mason hymn is fresh and relevant. The traditional melody is enhanced with a newly-composed chorus, contemporary instrumentals, and a theme of
Writing from her personal journey of faith, Cindy Berry shares her heart and teaches us how to trust God in the valleys of life. Thoughtfully crafted to enable note learning, the work will let you spend
Remembering the 2013 Boston Marathon, this reverent tribute is an exceptional a cappella selection for concert groups. Throughout the brief ABA format, occasional dissonance resolves into lush choral
Written in respose to the shooting tragedy in Sandyhook, Connecticut, which took the lives of twenty young children and six adults, O Vos Omnes honors the incomparable sorrow of those victims and
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