This setting of an anonymous English 15th-century text accounts the act of Adam's original sin and the subsequent events leading to the birth of Mary, the Mother of God. Reminiscent of a Renaissance motet,
An elegant text by Adam Tice is perfectly set by Sally Ann Morris for mixed voices with piano accompaniment. With emphasis on unison singing, the delicate melody enriches the Christmas
This festive work for SATB voices and organ is filled with the cheer of the season. Gently syncopated, with many unison opportunities, it presents the traditional text with a fresh, new melody.
With many opportunities for expressive singing with close harmonies, this a cappella setting of the Kirkpatrick melody is tender and intimate. Subtle rhythmic changes and a nod to jazz harmonies in the
This anthem for the Christmas season lends itself to smaller choirs. An original tune, RIDERWOOD, moves from unison statements, first by women's voices, then by men's, to a third verse of contrapuntal
Seamless modulations and exceptional voice leading are the foundation of this original setting by Gregg Sewell. This gentle ballad is accessible for any SATB choir, but memorable. The carol lyrics by Joseph
Masterful choral writing and understated piano accompaniment combine in this original work by Gerald Custer. The poetry paints a wintry yet hopeful picture while intricate vocal harmonies and delicate
From the opening measures, Dan Forrest's massive setting of this foundational carol implies that something marvelous is in store. Scored for mixed voices, brass quintet, organ, timpani and
A traditional melody with a fresh arrangement by Tony Alonso will be rewarding for your choir, pianist and flautist! Excellent part writing with some Latin text interspersed. A beautiful anthem deserving of
This is a simple Christmas carol. It may be sung by children's choir (in unison, if desired) as well as adult ensembles. There are two parts provided for handbells: one with a greater presence of the bells;
The traditional German text Josef lieber, Josef mein, set in English to the tune RESONET IN LADIBUS, is ornamented by a lilting, original accompaniment that brings out the beauty of this beloved
Angels We Have Heard on High serves as the basis for this Gloria setting using the text from the Roman Catholic Revised Order of Mass (2010). The refrain ensures instant participation among
A light, gentle piece meant for Christmas. This arrangement of the William Blake poem The Lamb embodies the innocence and childlike wonder of the question the text poses, "Who made
A tender lullaby to the baby Jesus, the steadily moving waltz tempo and memorable tune make this piece equally effective whether sung in procession or as a quiet meditation. The variety of instrumental
Charming simplicity and delicate harmonic variety make this Christmas lullaby immediately appealing. Sung to the Christ child, the anthem personalizes the Nativity experience for choirs and congregations
A popular choice year after year, this simple song is a partner song with Silent Night. Accompanied by both piano and organ, it is so easy to prepare and fits so well with the traditional
Once Again My Heart Rejoices is a suitable arrangement for children's choir but also works well for treble choir or mixed voices. Based on WARUM SOLLT ICH, it is an accessible yet challenging
A sweet text by Kathy Powell joins the sound of a lullaby on the air calling to the shepherds with images of the bright star that led them to the Christ child. Interesting harmonic textures lead each verse
This compelling text invites the listener into a deeper understanding of the Christmas mystery - remembering the cross along with the manger, and challenging us all to reach out to the poor and forgotten
This anthem is written as a Christmas communion processional and includes the tune for The Holly and the Ivy with an appropriate text by Tony Alonso. There is a vocal solo with SATB choir and a C
An ode to the star of love, this SATB a cappella anthem extols the beauty of evening and the star that decorates the night sky. A moderate tempo and frequently shifting meters give it an almost
Here is a new Christmas carol whose three-part texture, gently shifting time signatures and lush writing will make it of immediate interest to smaller choirs and larger groups alike. Beginning almost
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