Beautiful, lush choral harmonies, soaring melodies, and a supportive piano accompaniment that offers constant motion and contrast to the choral parts set off an imaginative text that tells of the "celestial
The text that explores the special relationship people have with their memories is artfully realized in this rhythmically and structurally interesting piece. A lovely accompaniment sparkles and supports the
Sara Teasdale is renowned for her romantic poems often flavored with a touch of sadness, and this setting complements the text with beautiful harmonies over mixed and changing meters and beautiful vocal
This delightful and fun-to-sing arrangement of the classic song by Hadyn is a great teaching piece for both technique and style. Challenging for both the singers and accompanist, this song in strophic form
This dramatic setting has a Renaissance or Baroque feel. The large, full chords, independent lines, changing meters and keys, and a dynamic and challenging accompaniment will challenge your choir and excite
This very accessible piece pairs a beautifully written vocal and piano score with the Langston Hughes poem that warns us to "Hold fast to dreams... for when dreams go, life is a barren field frozen with
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.
A wonderful a cappella novelty piece for any men's group. Using vocal clock sounds to set the scene, the melody passes from a tenor soloist through the choir and is eventually reiterated by a low bass solo.
"Whatever comes your way, sing on! Keep your music going... sing on!" A great concert piece for SA women's choir. Carefully crafted melodic lines with exciting rhythms lie over a lovely harmonic progression
Four hands on the keyboard give great drive to this very rhythmic, exciting and dramatic piece with a Sara Teasdale text. Chord clusters, close harmonies, and divisi in each voice part add to the depth and
Set to a Civil War poem, we are implored to "dance for beauty, dance for laughter, dance for love - soft falls the rain, bare feet dance me home" in this delightful and charming composition. Lovely piano
An ostinato-style accompaniment lays the foundation for distinctive vocal lines as they vividly convey Christina Rossetti's poetic promise of spring. This will be an excellent opener for a spring concert.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox's poem suggests that the bird of hope not soar too high or sing too loud. Taking heed, the composer created much downward movement in the piano accompaniment, while allowing the singers
The text will be dear to the hearts of choral singers with its sentiments such as "no notes are as connected as the souls that sing them", and the final statement, "we are one." Musically strong and
Written in the modern folk style, composer Allen Koepke has provided an inspirational, allegorical text that is sure to delight. The piano lends dramatic support to the finely styled vocal parts. A frequent
Loaded with excitement, this setting taken from Shakespeare’s famous "The Tempest" will have audiences both entertained
Composer and poet Ken Berg provides an inspiring message for teenage boys to contemplate as they begin to mature and approach manhood. Upbeat and powerful, this piece is sure to linger in the minds of
Soaring musical phrases contrasted by delicate nuances are the hallmarks of this sophisticated piece, which is highly recommended for the advanced a cappella choir.
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