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
Now available for mixed, treble, or male choirs, this original work contains lyric, legato vocal lines which unfold to reveal a subtle interplay between voices, interwoven with piano and an optional
This vigorous minor-key original is a magnificent showcase for two-part choirs! Easy-to-feel meter shifts between 3/4, 6/8 and 4/4 propel the work from beginning to end, while exciting dynamic
Based on a text by Walt Whitman, this poignant setting celebrates the beauty of the human spirit while embracing the power of singing in community. "Sound a new song, a free song, I must sing...I celebrate
This stunning original, based on the poem My Creed by Howard Arnold Walter, is one of strength, honor, humility, and purpose. Perfect for high school men's voices, it is full of tonal color and
In this heartfelt setting of Charles Dickens' well-known poem, lyrical melodic lines contrast with lush harmonic refrains, all in easy, accessible ranges for developing voices. The piano accompaniment is
"I have seen beauty all around, but now it is standing next to me..." With a supportive piano accompaniment and an optional violin obbligato, this impassioned piece offers wonderful opportunities for male
This piece was conceived as a call for peace and hope for a future in which love and peace unite us all. Sing, shout, and clap your hands!
This original piece will let your developing men's choir sing with all of the emotion and nuance of which they are capable. From beginning to end, the luscious chords and passionate text will lift your
Originally composed for SATB voices, this classic Vaughan Williams part song, based on a text by George Herbert, is now accessible to younger choirs in this SAB edition with optional piano accompaniment.
E Pluribus Unum, "out of many, one," is the phrase on the Seal of the United States. Never codified by law, the phrase was considered a de facto motto of the United States until 1956. This strong
Percy Bysshe Shelley's immortal poem is the inspiration for this setting designed for young mixed choirs. With interesting melodic interplays between treble and bass parts, the lovely harmonies are further
"The tide rises, the tide falls, the twilight darkens, the curlew calls..." The flowing 6/8 meter and lyrical melodic lines of this sensitive setting capture the mood of Longfellow's poem for developing
Stars is an original tone poem describing the ancient wonders of light that decorate our night sky. The stars are the guardians of the ages, looking down on all who dwell below, and lending their
This a cappella work, commissioned for the University of Houston, is based on a text by Edmund Waller (1606-1687).
"What maiden weeping near the tide is covered by her falling tears? She's pouring out her soul inside into the stream of yesteryears..." So appropriate for women's voices, John Parker's text is realized
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