The text of this lush tune emphasizes the universal message--finding the sacred in the present moment--that is appropriate not just during a particular season, but every day of the year. Gorgeous with or
Salve, written by Javier Busto and edited by John Ratledge, was premiered on November 15, 2014 at a tribute concert to Javier Busto in Hondarribia. The concert was called "Begirada urdina" or "Eyes of
Javier Busto's Tres Cantas Cantabras for SATB a cappella, edited by John Ratledge, was written with a strong desire to "not ruin such beautiful popular melodies." In the first lullaby, the child is being
Javier Busto's Poema a un olmo seco, edited by John Ratledge, is both unique and accessible. The poem, which translates to "Poem to an old (or dry) elm," was written by Spanish poet, Antonio Machado
Javier Busto's Missa Minima, edited by John Ratledge, was designed for short worship services. Because of this, it was written without complexity, expressing the possibilities of rhythmic and melodic
A rhythmic ostinato on "Veni, veni" and optional percussion (triangle, tambourine and drum) infuse the traditional Advent carol with such unrelenting energy, the effect on the listener is mesmerizing!
Kuimba Nafsi Yangu is a celebratory song derived from common Swahili phrases of joy: "Sing my soul, sing my heart. Sing for peace, sing for joy. There is so much love here, yes!" Intended as a
Absolutely beautiful, this a cappella original was inspired by the colors and nostalgia of the Kansas prairie in autumn. Lonely, empty spaces in the fading landscape evoke conflicting feelings of
This beloved English Christmas carol has taken on a breathtaking new sound and presentation in this surprising, beautiful and touching version for a cappella mixed choir! Moving parts and dynamic expression
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