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CoverCantate Domino [level: Medium]
Charlotte Botha
NewIssue
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1435 | price: $2.15
accompaniment: piano, percussion

Through a juxtaposition of texture, dynamics and tempo, the composer has created a dramatic song of praise which serves well as an opener or closer. The vocal parts are woven together with percussion, claps and stomps to illuminate the message of the "new song" as dictated by the Latin text.

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CoverCanticle of Love [level: Medium]
David N. Childs
NewIssue
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1442 | price: $2.20
accompaniment: piano

Sara Teasdale is renowned for her romantic poems often flavored with a touch of sadness. In keeping with this poem, the composer indicates that this is to be sung “wistfully.” A beautiful piece, it is worthy of being labeled a love song.

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CoverChristmastide [level: Easy]
Tom Shelton | Janeal Krehbiel Choral Series
NewIssue
voicing: tr./ssa/solo sop. | catalog number: SBMP 1448 | duration: 4:30 | price: $2.15
accompaniment: piano, opt. strings, harp

This special piece set to beloved poems by Christina Rossetti has several performance possibilities. Perform it with piano accompaniment or with strings and harp. Assign the “treble” part to a soloist or to a children’s choir, or divide the choir so a section sings this part. Whatever the plan, this is bound to be an outstanding contribution to the Christmas concert.

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CoverElijah Rock! [level: Medium]
arr. Stacey V. Gibbs | Lori Hetzel Choral Series
NewIssue
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 1430 | price: $2.25
accompaniment: a cappella

A spectacular opening, and a bravado ending are the hallmarks of this vibrant arrangement. Close a concert with this, and a standing ovation will likely greet you.

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CoverHold Fast to Dreams [level: Medium]
Susan LaBarr
NewIssue
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1426 | duration: 4:35 | price: $2.15
accompaniment: piano

The Langston Hughes poem warns us that “when dreams go, life is a barren field frozen with snow.” The message is one to live by, and as can be expected of this composer, the music is special.

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CoverIlkley Moor [level: Medium]
arr. Carolyn Welch | Janeal Krehbiel Choral Series
NewIssue
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 1450 | duration: 3:20 | price: $2.15
accompaniment: a cappella

This hilarious song comes to us by way of Halifax, England. End your concert with this, perhaps adding some movement to illuminate the extraordinary message of the song, and you are guaranteed a hit.

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CoverIndodana [level: Medium]
arr. Michael Barrett | Cameron LaBarr Choral Series
NewIssue
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 1438 | price: $2.05
accompaniment: a cappella

This highly dramatic traditional African song was arranged by two South African composers, both experts in this genre of music. A best seller in SATB, the women now get their turn with this beloved piece. One of the first of this genre, this piece remains one of the best.

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CoverInvitation to Love [level: Medium]
Marques L. A. Garrett
NewIssue
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1454 | duration: 5:15 | price: $2.20
accompaniment: piano

A great showpiece for the ladies, they will love singing this. Some aleatoric adventure highlights the dramatic ending of this extraordinary composition.

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CoverI’ve Got Peace Like a River [level: Easy]
arr. D. Shawn Berry | Gary Packwood Choral Series
NewIssue
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1419 | price: $2.15
accompaniment: piano, optional strings

I’VE GOT PEACE LIKE A RIVER, and THE WATER IS WIDE are here combined in a two-piece medley. The beloved melodies of each will make this very special for singers and audiences.

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CoverLet the Sea Make a Noise [level: Medium]
George Frideric Handel, arr. Jacob Narverud
NewIssue
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1444 | price: $2.15
accompaniment: piano, optional stings

A piece from Handel’s Chandos Anthems, now tastefully arranged for treble voices, this is a superb addition to treble standard repertoire.

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CoverLullaby for a King [level: Medium]
J. Edmund Hughes
NewIssue
voicing: SA | catalog number: SBMP 1425 | duration: 3:40 | price: $2.05
accompaniment: piano

Baby Jesus is the “king” of note in this charmingly beautiful composition. A memorable melody graces the text that ends “Silent Night, sleep in heavenly peace.”

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CoverSisi ni moja (We Are One) [level: Medium]
Jacob Narverud | Janeal Krehbiel Choral Series
NewIssue
voicing: SA | catalog number: SBMP 1439 | price: $2.20
accompaniment: piano, djembe

Ever clever, composer Narverud came up with a highly rhythmic celebratory composition. The title translates “We are one”, the theme being that all human beings have much in common. The energetic djembe sets the tone, the piano adds its own rhythmic design, and the singers deliver the message, at times sounding as though there should be a campfire at the center of their circle. Great fun, a profound message, and an intriguing piece, this is a winner!

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CoverThe Mermaid’s Song [level: Easy]
Haydn, arr. Thea Sikora Engelson
NewIssue
voicing: SA | catalog number: SBMP 1453 | price: $2.15
accompaniment: piano

This delightful piece can be sung by any size or age treble choir. For inspiration, numerous recordings of the solo version can be heard online.

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