Minnesota State University Concert Choir;
David Dickau, conductor
An imaginative poem lent inspiration to this beautiful work, well suited for mature high school choirs and beyond. Marked âPassionately,â it allows for the choir to excel, creating a deep vocal texture. A straight four-part setting with âlight divisi.â
The Texas Voices; Alan Dyer, conductor In the spirit of tradi-tional spirituals, the arranger has put her own âstamp' on the work with a robust sound and unified and vigor-ous articulation. With divisi parts in both soprano and bass, this work will require amature choir to bring out the full color.
Fjedur Singers; Anders Nyberg, conductor Two of the best-loved South African songs under the same cover. Both come from the collection Freedom Is Coming. For school and/or church, these pieces offer some-thing different in harmony and language, with text in English and Zulu.
HL08501787 SATB Chorus, a cappella, & Percussion (3 Players)
HL08501504 SATB a cappella
HL08500021 Freedom Is Coming SATB Book only
HL08501446 Freedom Is Coming SATB Book/CD
Corale Roberto Goitre, Torino; Corrado Margutti, conductor This impressionistic work is a lovely celebra-tion of youthful romance of the past, set in springtime Italy. Heartfelt harmonies and intense melodies create the background to a tenor solo. Excellent for high schools and beyond; in French with the English transla-tion streaming over the music.
HL08501816 SATB Chorus with tenor Solo, a cappella
VocalEssence Ensemble Singers;
Philip Brunelle, conductor A true popular classic, this fresh edition is your op-portunity to share the image that the composer paints of European gypsy life in the early 1800's. A high school essential. Triangle and tam-bourine parts are included. In German with English subtext.
HL08501832 SATB Chorus, Solos & Piano, Optional Percussion included
Oxford High School Choirs;
Christopher Card, conductor A new voicing of the enthusiastically received three-part version. It is based on the same peace-ful, yet haunting Native American theme, fused with one of our most most familiar songs. Accessible for many choirs with different resources, this song is an excel-lent teaching and performance selection!
HL08501810 SATB Chorus, Descant Recorder, Shaker & Drum
HL08501745 3 Part any comb., Descant, Recorder, Shaker & Drum
The River Road Singers; Clif Hardin, conductor The text by Thomas Moore places this Irish air from early 1800 in an idyllic river valley. In a dreamy tone with simple four part singing in easy ranges, it is an excellent selection for high school choirs.
Panther Creek High School Chamber Choir; Brad Bensen, conductor An imaginative setting of this well-known folk song allows the choir to âtake the stage.â Marked âboisterous,â it still asks at-tention from the choir, with tricky rhythms and quick turns and twists. Several unison sections and easy ranges will help the choir to have fun from your first rehearsal!
Belmont University Choir;
Jeffery L. Ames, conductor Don't miss this extremely popular rendi-tion of a South African freedom song that is also the âunofficialâ national anthem and its âbattle call.â With congas, djembe and a strong engagement from the choir, it will be an extraordinary experience for the choir and audience alike.
The Kevin A. Memley Studio;
Kevin Memley, conductor The perfect selection for high school choirs and beyond, this sensitive setting of Lord Byron's timeless poem offers drama and nuances to be expressed by the choir. A true gem.
Vocal Ensemble Amanda, Gothenburg, Sweden A colorful ar-rangement of folk music from Haiti. Lots of fun rhythms and sounds keep this piece going in a steady beat, with drums and easy percussion. The music allows for movement and theatrical effects. Sung in Haitian, it has frequent repetitions of text and music, making it easier than it sounds! Pronunciation guide included.