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
Brisk and expressive melodic phrases along with the piano's fluttering accompaniment reflect images of the butterfly. Soaring and singable, this will be a wonderful selection for developing choirs and
Featuring the poem Everyone Sang by Siegfried Sassoon, written shortly after the end of World War I, Armistice 1918 is a celebratory work stemming from themes of victory and revolution.
From a set of songs commissioned by the Swiss Association of Children's and Youth Choirs to promote ideas of environmentalism and peace. Regarde si c'est vrai encourages singers to listen to
Joan Szymko's Remembering features cello and oboe accompaniment. At its heart is a prayerful meditation on listening deeply to the still, small voice within that guides the outer life. A compelling
An original contemporary a cappella piece by Anders Edenroth and Emma Nilsdotter from The Real Group. A great chance to tell those past loves that "I'm better off without you!"
Frequent collaborators Charles Anthony Silvestri and Eric Whitacre switched rolls for Each Morning She Walks, with Tony writing the music and Eric writing the text. The mystical poem is brought to
The Wisdom of the Moon expresses how easy it is to be happy when things are difficult, but how we all need to learn how to persevere during difficult times. A sentiment of hope that is reflected in
"A Child's Garden of Verses" is a lovely set of songs with texts by Robert Louis Stevenson. Where Go the Boats? uses somber harmonies and a pensive melody to capture the sentiment of time passing.
A set of Polish military songs collected by the composer while he lived in Poland for two years among families affected still by the tragedies of war. Expertly arranged for men's chorus, these songs offer a
Visions of a vivid spring are painted into sound with gently rising and falling melodic lines over captivating harmonies. This beautiful arrangement of Le Colibri, or "The Hummingbird," offers many
Les Elephants Savent is from a set of songs commissioned by the Swiss Association of Children's and Youth Choirs to promote ideas of environmentalism and peace. This selection expresses the
"A Child's Garden of Verses" is a lovely set of songs with texts by Robert Louis Stevenson. Exuberant and joyful, Singing makes for a rousing finish to a set or concert. Vocally accessible for
From a set of songs commissioned by the Swiss Association of Children's and Youth Choirs to promote ideas of environmentalism and peace. An extremely poignant text that exclaims, "Pardon me, I don't
"A Child's Garden of Verses" is a lovely set of songs with texts by Robert Louis Stevenson. In The Swing, rising and falling melodic lines and airy accompaniment express the exhilaration found in
Melodically rich with soft dissonances that seem to depict the sunbeams gently shining over the horizon. The Whitman text is full of lovely imagery, and the entire work displays a perfect marriage of
A work for more advanced choirs, Be for Me the Earth incorporates the beautiful poetry of Sara Teasdale in this a cappella setting. Largely homophonic, this work allows your choir to explore tone,
Set to the Latin "Pulchra es amica mea" text from "Song of Solomon," this a cappella work is inspired by the beauty of the aurora borealis as seen by the composer in his native Norway.
This innovative a cappella work by Anders Edenroth provides a poetic and philosophical perspective on the transparent matter so essential to the survival of every living creature. This composition goes
Singable in either English or Spanish, this sweet original for treble voices describes the sleeping sea and what it would be like to hold something so large in our arms, and to rock it to sleep as if it
A meditation on the mystery and wonder of music, this Estonian tone poem is a little gem for a cappella choirs. With gorgeous harmonies that intensify the text, this will resonate deeply with your singers.
A poem by Sara Teasdale is the inspiration for this light, airy work. It appropriately conveys the springtime theme of the text, with a driving piano part that evokes the energy and wonder of new
Lord Byron's famous poem is so appropriate for men's voices in this beautiful setting. Careful attention has been given to melody, while the piano and oboe give support and add ambience. "She walks in
Richly melodic and flowing, O Notte brings the poetry of Michelangelo and Friedrich Ruckert to life. "O night, o sweet though somber span of time." The text makes this a good choice for a concert
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