This magnificent work written by Chiara Margarita Cozzolani, a Benedictine abbess as well as composer, is a Marian antiphon from her 1642 volume of music. Using the most up-to-date scholarship, a beautiful
With this music (created for my children's choir) I wished to create by simple means a visualization of the arrival of the Archangel Gabriel. Here one may hear the sound of the angel wings (fly fly fly).
"Way up yonder above the moon, a bluebird sits in a silver spoon. Kitty alone and I..." This Irish nonsense song is a whirling, twirling kaleidoscope of sound - an excellent showcase for young treble
"I have a garden in the hills, I go there ev'ry day; And sitting 'neath my fav'rite tree, I can pass all care away." This simply set original song has a lovely lilting melody that begins in unison before
Opening expressively with a solo, this spiritual favorite moves forward into a brisk tempo that will showcase developing SSA choirs with style! Well-written vocal parts and a supportive accompaniment make
This original work reflects upon the famous rocky slopes and dramatic scenery of Scotland's Isle of Skye and the story of Bonnie Prince Charlie. With a folk-like quality and flute obbligato, this is an
Hear the steady sound of the mill wheel in this brisk setting of the French Canadian folk song, which uses alternate French and English text. "I hear the windmill, tick-a tick-a tack-a..." Use the
This work abounds with spirit, embracing the force of nature portrayed in the Anne Bronte poem. The buoyant piano accompaniment sets the mood, while the gently rocking choral parts give lilt and sway. This
This hauntingly beautiful original piece captures the essence of the nightingale's song. The tender text is set with a delicately spun melody and flowing piano accompaniment in a gorgeous harmonic structure
Ruth Elaine Schram's wonderfully creative arrangement exudes a wistful, fresh take on this Scottish folk song favorite and features the Robert Louis Stevenson text. The violin part provides a welcome
This English folk tune tells a story from the Victorian era of a girl who sewed and was delighted to receive a "paper of pins" from her suitor along with a host of other gifts, though all she wished for was
Infuse your concert program with music of the world with this vibrant rhythmic setting of a Brazilian playground song for treble choirs. The lyrics in Portuguese are easily learned and playful, translating
A traditional Thai folk song is beautifully arranged for developing treble or mixed choirs. Gentle melodies are interwoven into a lyrical canon-like texture that is expressive and compelling. Written with a
This artful setting of the Sara Teasdale poem is a stunning choice for concert or festival. A lyrical, flowing accompaniment supports the graceful, beautiful choral sonorities, with the floating soprano
Vocal ostinatos join one by one in the opening of this rhythmic arrangement of an authentic Ghanaian folk song. Unison lines, block triads, and a reset of the dynamics in the choral bridge are a blast.