This arrangement pairs Henry van Dyke's text with Beethoven's music from Symphony No. 9 to create a remarkable celebration of joy and praise. Arranged for a cappella voices, this accessible and exciting
This spiritual is full of joy, though it comes from a tumultous time. This arrangement uses rhythmic passages and complex harmonies at times to convey what it means to escape this life of toil. An excellent
This arrangement of the classic spiritual uses vocal jazz techniques and expanded harmonies to lift the text off of the paper, resulting in an unquestionably cool and fun setting. Performed and recorded by
This love song is written from the perspective of a parent to a child; it likens the love of a parent to the love of God. Beautiful jazz harmonies are used to underscore the lovely melody along with some
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
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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
Pulitzer prizewinning composer Shulamit Ran provides a grand statement in praise of the pursuit of knowledge. Wisdom, understanding, and learning are highlighted as the means to justice, judgment, and
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
This upbeat a cappella piece is truly a celebration. Including vocal percussion throughout, the dynamic rhythms, contrasting sections, interplay between the vocal lines and the text "Therefore, let's enjoy
This work is an exploration of sounds with human voice. The text is taken from the terminology used for various Malay traditional dance movements. Inspired by an exotic Indonesian Malay scale, the music
A wonderful setting of portions of the Beatitudes, with an 8-part choir in English alternating with a solo quintet in Latin. Assisted only by percussion, the spirited beginning and ending are bookends for a
Matthew Culloton has crafted a fresh, sensitive setting of The Holly and the Ivy for SATB divisi a cappella voices. The four stanzas flow gently through shifting tonal regions and nicely varied
"O Nata Lux" by Guy Forbes continues to be one of the most popular 8-part a cappella selections in the Pavane catalog. This new selection follows handsomely in that tradition. Wonderful for the
Selected for the Jonathan Talberg Series, this is a vivacious arrangement of the Spiritual, "Hold On." John Tebay's setting is a tremendous concert closer. Full of energy and originality, this
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
One of The King's Singers top songs, this Albert Hammond folk classic in a brilliant arrangement by Peter Knight will give advanced ensembles a diction workout! Train noises, melodic fragments and vocal
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.
Gaur Akelarre tells the story of a coven of witches and warlocks preparing for the night through energetic rhythms, interesting melodic leaps and harmonic passages. Sung entirely in Basque (IPA
Written in honor of composer Javier Busto, this a cappella work attempts to capture in sound the warmth and blessing of a deep friendship. Typical of Elberdin's chordal Spanish compositional style, this
After racking up over a million views on YouTube, this unique a cappella stunner by Brigham Young University's Vocal Point and the All-American Boys Chorus is now available for SATB divisi choirs.
"Sorida" is a term of greeting in the Shona language of Zimbabwe, similar to "shalom" in Hebrew or "jambo" in Swahili. This massive original work features six percussion instruments, layered divisi vocal
Eric Whitacre has created a remarkable setting of the national anthem filled with colorful effects and vivid dissonance. The traditional melody and text are ever present, but the harmonic palette is both
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