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
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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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
The spontaneity and charm of Mozart are evident in this brief choral work. While contrasting sections allow considerable space for musical interpretations, the entire work provides countless teaching
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
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
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
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
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
"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
Through an innovative combination of rap, patter singing, character-driven musical themes, and a supporting chorus, we are introduced to three outstanding women from the Revolutionary War era. This
The beloved hymn Be Thou My Vision has long been part of our rich musical heritage of hymnody. The text is by St. Dallan Forgaill (6th Century Irish), and the tune is Slane (Traditional Irish),
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
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.
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
"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
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
A favorite with all-state and regional festivals, this uniquely charming arrangement for choir and piano (four hands) is a choral hoedown just waiting to happen! Add wood block and tambourine, or your own
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