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 a cappella work, commissioned for the University of Houston, is based on a text by Edmund Waller (1606-1687).
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!
Philip Silvey honors iconic poet Emily Dickinson with this transparent yet powerful a cappella setting for treble voices. His writing effectively captures the spirit of determination expressed in her poem.
"...Sing on, sing on till I am filled with joy." Henry Heveningham's wonderful poem extols the art of music, and this musical setting really elevates the words to another level. The marvelous piano
These musical settings of two Robert Louis Stevenson poems from A Child's Garden of Verses paint a picture of the imaginative life of a child. In The Moon, the accompaniment provides a magical
This original setting of this well-known poem by Sir Philip Sidney brings to life the pure joy that echoes throughout the tender and poignant text. Lush in nature, it is excellent for developing tone,
This sensitive setting of Alfred Lord Tennyson's time-honored poem is a musical text painting, set to lush harmonic phrases and lyric melodies. The simple yet supportive accompaniment allows the vocals to
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
Philip Silvey brings fresh melodic and poetic possibility and vision to this hopeful setting for SSA voices, piano and optional horn. The text, inspired by Emily Dickinson, invites us to enter the realm
Based on words from Song of Solomon, this expressive a cappella work is a little gem for intermediate or advanced choirs. The excellent part writing truly complements the beautiful text. "For lo! the winter
These six short choral gems are a fantastic way to introduce and teach modes to choirs of all skill levels. Included are: Ladybug (G Mixolydian); When All the World Is Full of Snow (F
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
Capture the beauty of a sunset, using various hues and word painting, in this lush setting for treble ensembles. Sunset offers a bounty of teaching opportunities to reinforce syllabic/word stress,
This tender setting of Charles Dickens' well-known poem will resonate with any women's choir. Heartfelt melody and accessible harmony afford many musical teaching moments and ensure a positive musical
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
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 elegant melodic portrayal of Dunbar's haunting text is propelled forward by the undulating accompaniment and the interplay between the voices. Women's ensembles of all abilities will experience growth
"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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