Engraved and edited after the composer's death, this charming piece features unmeasured chant-like passages contrasted with moving accompanied ones. The English text is a rhapsodic vision of one entering
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We Are is a dynamic and vibrant setting of The human family, a powerful poem by American poet Maya Angelou. The poet's message that we are more alike than we are unalike is carried through
This exciting a cappella composition fuses musical styles that are influenced by South African, Hindu, and Eastern European traditions, including drones, call-and-response phrases, repeating compound
Dunbar's poem, Sympathy, speaks through poetic metaphor of the suffering of repression. It inspires us to lift up our voices and to speak out in sympathy. Author Maya Angelou used the line, "I know why the
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
Using "Ode" by Arthur O'Shaughnessy, Kevin Memley has composed a piece that celebrates music in dramatic fashion. Beginning eloquently as a concert piece, it evolves into epic proportions that could
This new composition explores the power of the sea-wayfarer goddess Selene and her power to harness the moon's influence over the tides. It uses a very contemporary a cappella texture, vocal glissandos, and
Dan Forrest's SATB divisi setting of a poem by the late Jake Adam York is simply stunning! Both the poet and composer were inspired by the old hymn Abide with Me and elements of that
"Will there really be a 'Morning?' Is there such a thing as 'Day?' Could I see it from the mountains if I were as tall as they?" This gentle and poignant musical setting focuses on the hope inherent in
Rossini would be amazed by what Julie Eschliman has done with his famous piece! It's hard to keep a straight face while singing this hilarious novelty arrangement for better choirs. Sung entirely on
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