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.
A work for more advanced choirs, Be for Me the Earth incorporates the beautiful poetry of Sara Teasdale in this a cappella setting. Largely homophonic, this work allows your choir to explore tone,
An interesting take on a section of text from the Carmina Burana. This setting uses modal harmonies, a haunting melodic line, and transfixing percussion to express the mysterious nature of the text.
Rich chords and interesting vocal lines fill this lush setting of Edgar Allan Poe's A Dream Within a Dream. The composer has captured the mystery and wonder of the poem through his harmonic and textural
Frequent collaborators Charles Anthony Silvestri and Eric Whitacre switched rolls for Each Morning She Walks, with Tony writing the music and Eric writing the text. The mystical poem is brought to
This simple song is a hymn of praise to the rich greenness of summer and how it turns our admiration to "a rapturous exultation in praise of God's creation." Then in a very biblical turn, and without
A poem by Sara Teasdale is the inspiration for this light, airy work. It appropriately conveys the springtime theme of the text, with a driving piano part that evokes the energy and wonder of new
The first work in the set, "Perspectives" by Dwight Bigler, featuring poetry by Langston Hughes. A light and bouncy melody with the piano as an equal and important voice. The composition Fulfillment
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
The Human Heart is a heartfelt rendering of several moments in William Wordsworth's poem Intimations of Immortality. The text calls us to take nothing for granted in our daily lives. This
I Dream a World is an eloquent expression of hope for a world in which all people treat each other with love, respect, and selflessness. The better we learn to do this, the more freedom, peace, and
"I should be glad of loneliness and hours that go on broken wings..." Based on a poem by Sara Teasdale, I Should Be Glad captures the gratitude that artists feel as they live and work each day.
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