This simple but eloquent setting of the gentle, haunting American folk song makes a good selection for concert or contest. The time change from 4/4 to a jazz waltz in 3/4 offers built-in teaching
Perfect as a concert closer, benediction or choral blessing, this original will be a favorite for year-end or graduation performances. Beautiful melodic lines and flowing choral scoring make this a
This haunting melody from the Italian Renaissance has been recorded most recently by Charlotte Church and Andrea Bocelli. Patrick Liebergen's setting features straightforward vocal lines, a supportive piano
"Bright morning stars are rising...Day is breaking in my soul..." This Appalachian folksong, arranged for a cappella voices, has a contemplative, spiritual quality. Opening and closing with a trio, it's a
This reflective concert piece ponders the human condition, spreading the universal message of peace. Appropriate for all ages, this repertoire staple features an optional P/A CD with two versions of the
Voices fan out from a unison pitch and blossom into rich choral sonorities during the hushed introduction of this resplendent work. Next, an intense compound-meter exposition is energized by the percussive
This very cool original is a masterpiece of vocal layering, a "sound experience" for a cappella voices as bells. All voices sing together in the middle section before returning to vocalized bell effects.
This anthem of comfort and assurance is built around the words "do not be afraid." The repetition of these words evokes a sense of calm that permeates the piece. Beautifully crafted.
"...I am not there; I do not sleep. I am the thousand winds that blow. I am the diamond glints on snow..." Profound in its simplicity, this ever-popular text speaks to everyone, and is