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Deep Field Deep Field
Eric Whitacre - Hal Leonard Corporation

The composer writes: "Seeing the Hubble Deep Space Field for the first time is an experience much like listening to a powerful piece of music - it elicits feelings of wonder and awe that can be difficult to... view details
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A Whitman Triptych: I. O Setting Sun A Whitman Triptych: I. O Setting Sun
David Conte - E.C. Schirmer Music Co.

O Setting Sun is based on a text adapted from Walt Whitman's much longer poem Song at Sunset. The baritone soloist acts as narrator, singing noble recitatives praising the sun and the hour

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A Whitman Triptych: II. What Is the Grass? A Whitman Triptych: II. What Is the Grass?
David Conte - E.C. Schirmer Music Co.

The second movement in "A Whitman Triptych," What Is the Grass? is an adaptation of a much longer poem - one of Whitman's deepest and most mysterious. The musical setting follows Whitman's

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A Whitman Triptych: III. Facing West A Whitman Triptych: III. Facing West
David Conte - E.C. Schirmer Music Co.

The third and final movement from Conte's "A Whitman Triptych," Facing West is drawn from the Children of Adam book from Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass. The tone of this movement is rich and

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Due West: 1. Train Due West: 1. Train
Stephen Chatman - Galaxy Music Corporation

This arrangement for SSAA chorus is fromthe original set, Due West for SATB chorus which was commissioned by the Vancouver Chamber Choir in 1997. The simple, charming text by Tara Wohlberg is in a

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Regina Coeli Laetare Regina Coeli Laetare
Anna Amalia Herzogin von Sachsen/arr. Stephen Futrell - National Music Publishers

Set for SATB chorus, SATB soloists, and keyboard with optional orchestra: two flutes, two clarinets, two horns, two bassoons, and strings, this work is accessible and gratifying for high school and

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Dream Land Dream Land
Richard Burchard - Gentry Pub

This Christina Rossetti text mystically describes death as a dreamlike state. This leaves composer Richard Burchard an excellent palate for an impressive musical composition. His music is moving, ethereal

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$2.45
The New Colossus The New Colossus
Kevin A. Memley - Pavane Publishing

Using the sonnet that was written by Emma Lazarus to raise money for the Statue of Liberty as the text, this composition with fairly free tonailty and close harmonies offers the mature ensemble an

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catch me catch me
Charlie Leftridge - Pavane Publishing

"catch me in my youth e'er passing, leave not a single breath in want of mem'ries..." As the poem encourages us to live every moment fully, the musical setting reinforces this idea in both a pensive and

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Armistice 1918 Armistice 1918 (Everyone Sang)
Craig Carnahan - Walton Music

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.

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$2.85
Gaur Akelarre Gaur Akelarre
Josu Elberdin - Walton Music

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

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From Rivers From Rivers
Caroline Shaw - Hal Leonard Corporation

Premiered by the famed Indianapolis Children's Choir, this is a fresh and appealing contemporary work by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw. Community-based treble choirs through high school and

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Sweet Day So Cool Sweet Day So Cool
Howard Helvey - Oxford University Press

With a thoughtful text by George Herbert, this a cappella composition is harmonically challenging and makes use of mixed meter. Well crafted, engaging and musically rewarding, this is a great composition

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There Will Come Soft Rains There Will Come Soft Rains
Connor J. Koppin - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

Teasdale's famous poem is dramatically defined in this musical gem. With lots of color and great expressive dictates, mature choirs will revel in the challenge of this beautiful composition.

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Hold Fast to Dreams Hold Fast to Dreams
Ian David Coleman - Alliance Music Publications, Inc.

Beautiful harmonic writing accompanies this Langston Hughes text. A cappella with an abundance of close harmonies and nice distribution of melodic ideas throughout the voices will make this a favorite for

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Pathless Sky Pathless Sky
Philip E. Silvey - Carl Fischer LLC

This original composition combines the text from Rosy's Journey, a short story by American author Louisa May Alcott, with incessant pulsing rhythms that reflect an urgency in the accompaniment to

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Mantra of the Humane Mantra of the Humane
John Conahan - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

"If we can be happy and live well without causing unnecessary harm, why wouldn't we?" This simple and yet profound question is an invitation for choir, listener, and all of us in this beautiful new work.

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Shape of My Soul Shape of My Soul
Andrea Clearfield - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Setting the poem "Sunflowers" by contemporary poet Susan Windle, this 6 1/2 minute work for women's choir and string quartet is strong and thoughtful and insightful and requires women who are just ... view details
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Napili Bay 2 PM Napili Bay 2 PM
JAC Redford - Mark Foster

Inspired by the scene of a place on a island, here is a tone poem that paints a vivid picture of the bay and the hour and the emotions that surround it all. With free tonalities and waves and water in the

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Selene's Boat Selene's Boat
Don Macdonald - Mark Foster

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

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The Peace of Wild Things The Peace of Wild Things
Shawn Crouch - Mark Foster

Commissioned by Chorus America for the Boston Children's Chorus in memory of the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing. Berry's text describes the uncertainty of the human condition that can be

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All of Us All of Us (from "Considering Matthew Shepard")
Craig Hella Johnson - Hal Leonard Corporation

Described as "brilliant" and "heartfelt," this is the final movement of Craig Hella Johnson's epic work "Considering Matthew Shepard," a tribute to the young gay man who has become an American icon and a

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Rain Song Rain Song
Michael Ippolito - G. Schirmer, Inc.

With long sections of aleatoric sounds, a viola scordatura and a text filled with duality of imagery, this is an anthem for the advanced and adventurous choir. The viola (or cello) is not an accompaniment

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Life Has Life Has
Ivo Antognini - Alliance Music Publications, Inc.

Close harmonies, free tonality, long flowing phrases, and a cappella singing are facets of this setting for the Sara Teasdale poem Barter. A challenging but musically rewarding work for an advanced

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