"Sing to me! Something of sunlight and bloom..." An uplifting text by Ella Wheeler Wilcox is set to charming music in this wonderful piece with melodic interest in all parts and conservative ranges.
Kenyan composer Teddy Kalanda Harrison and his group Them Mushrooms received world-wide recognition with their platinum-certified recording of his piece. With a fun percussion accompaniment, Jacob Narverud
Following in the footsteps of the all-time bestselling treble arrangement, this sensitive setting of the Sara Teasdale poem features a flowing piano accompaniment that supports the tender love song. Adding
Kim Andre 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
What a terrific festival piece for a cappella voices with drum! It's the traditional South African song, with lyrics (in Xhosa language) based on Psalm 23. In this authentic-sounding setting, the optional
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
"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
This touching work with a musical emphasis on love is especially appropriate when honoring someone, whether in retirement, remembrance, or gratitude. Each vocal line is crafted with great care so that all
Extracted from Kim Andre Arnesen's "Magnificat," this luscious setting opens with a hauntingly gorgeous soprano solo. Undulating choral rhythms and sublime a cappella moments make this a piece not to be
The beloved poem by William Blake is here expressed with great sensitivity through music. The composer takes us to a dramatic climax in the penultimate phrase, and then concludes with a tender ending, "God
An African game song in Venda accompanied by djembe and hand clapping. It begins with a single voice part, and as the song progresses more voices are added, creating more complexity and density. Makes a
This gorgeous work, dedicated to the memory of Stephen Paulus, is a superb contribution to the repertoire for better a cappella choirs!
This exciting mixed-meter piece is excerpted from Kim Andre Arnesen's "Magnificat." The composer has the voices in unison, two parts and four parts throughout. This variety keeps the excitement going. While
The young Norwegian composer provides this stunning setting of the Latin text. Lush, dense chords and beautiful, soaring melodies are the hallmarks of this special composition. Commissioned by one of
Four hands on the keyboard give great drive to this very rhythmic, exciting and dramatic piece with a Sara Teasdale text. Chord clusters, close harmonies, and divisi in each voice part add to the depth and
Teasdale's famous poem is dramatically defined in this musical gem. With lots of color and great expressive dictates, mature choirs will revel in the challenge of this beautiful composition.
The word "alleluia" receives elegant treatment in this beautiful a capella piece. The bass anchors the music while each of the three upper voices have their turn with melodies. A lovely middle section with
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