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CoverA Lonely Land [level: Medium]
Giselle Wyers | Giselle Wyers Choral Series

voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1363 | duration: 4:45 | price: $2.20
accompaniment: piano, violin

Composed to be performed by a US choir touring in Ireland, the violin offers a plaintive Irish folk melody, the piano adds a sprightly accompaniment, and the singers have soaring melodies. The result is a stunning, delightful composition.

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CoverBirds of Passage [level: Medium]
Tara Traxler | Robyn Lana Choral Series

voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 1378 | duration: 4:30 | price: $2.10
accompaniment: piano

The poem by Longfellow is given highly creative treatment in this vibrant choral setting. Singers here have the opportunity to create great drama, on occasion spoken, but most often via great melodic lines. A colorful piano part adds to the overall dramatic impact.

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CoverCornerstone [level: Medium]
Shawn L. Kirchner

voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1385 | duration: 3:45 | price: $2.10
accompaniment: piano

The composer pulls out all the stops on this gospel piece. The piano part soars; the tenor soloist dramatically rises above the choir. Long a favorite of SATB choirs, men now have their chance to enjoy this one.

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CoverDormi Jesu [level: Difficult]
Kim André Arnesen | Joel Rinsema Kantorei Choral Series

voicing: SSATB | catalog number: SBMP 1357 | duration: 6:15 | price: $2.15
accompaniment: a cappella

Awesome best describes this composition. Fine choirs will delight in performing this splendid piece. The solos optionally can be performed by a small group.

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CoverEr, der Herrlichste von allen [level: Medium]
Robert Schumann - arr. Thea Sikora Engelson

voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1375 | duration: 4:25 | price: $2.10
accompaniment: piano

This excellent arrangement of a song from a solo song cycle by famed composer Robert Schumann will add some class to a program. Sing it in the original German or in English.

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CoverGloucestershire Wassail [level: Medium]
arr. Paul French

voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1354 | duration: 5:45 | price: $2.25
accompaniment: piano 4 hands

This arrangement has many possibilities for performance. The festive introduction presents the opportunity for a processional. Both the women and the men have verses of their own, inviting unique visual placement for each voicing group. An instrumental interlude before the final SATB verse offers the opportunity for all to process to their places for the remainder of the concert.

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CoverHakuna Mungu [level: Easy]
arr. William McKee

voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1358 | duration: 2:15 | price: $2.15
accompaniment: a cappella

Lively and upbeat, this African song will be fun to sing and great to hear.

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CoverHoneybees [level: Easy]
Andrea Ramsey | Janeal Krehbiel Choral Series

voicing: SA | catalog number: SBMP 1356 | duration: 2:45 | price: $2.05
accompaniment: piano

Andrea Ramsey is creating a set of pieces set to the clever Paul Fleischman poems detailing the inner life of insects. Perform one piece alone, or wait until all are available—this will be fun for the singers and the audience.

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CoverIf It Must Be [level: Medium]
Andrea Ramsey | Janeal Krehbiel Choral Series

voicing: SA | catalog number: SBMP 1366 | duration: 3:45 | price: $2.05
accompaniment: piano

Composer Ramsey again works her magic with this beautiful setting of an imaginative text. Composed as a memorial, the piece can provide an elegant addition to a concert with its soaring choral melodies and tasteful piano accompaniment.

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CoverIf You Want To Go [level: Easy]
Philip E. Silvey

voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1381 | price: $2.25
accompaniment: piano

The profound text based on an African saying tells us “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” Stylish and upbeat, this will be fun to sing and a delight to hear.

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CoverInfinity [level: Difficult]
Kim André Arnesen | Joel Rinsema Kantorei Choral Series

voicing: SATB div. | catalog number: SBMP 1372 | duration: c. 7:10 | price: $2.10
accompaniment: a cappella

The profound poem takes us to the “furthest star” and challenges humanity with “one chance for us all.” Not one to shrink from drama, the composer has met the challenge of creating what might be called a mini-opera with this 7 minute masterpiece.

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CoverLaudate nomen ejus [level: Medium]
Nancy Hill Cobb | Bowling Green State University Choral Series

voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1382 | duration: 3:30 | price: $2.20
accompaniment: piano

Jubilate rings true in this dramatic setting. A great closer or opener, it will add great spirit to any program.

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CoverLight My LIght [level: Medium]
Connor J. Koppin | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series

voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1374 | duration: 4:00 | price: $2.35
accompaniment: piano

After an innocent beginning, the “light” really comes on full force with lots of upbeat action in the vocal lines. An unusual piece for a treble choir looking to do something special and unique. A dramatic ending assures a great audience response.

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CoverLittle Lamb [level: Easy]
Alejandro Consolancion | Randy and Rachel Stenson Choral Series

voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1360 | duration: 4:15 | price: $2.05
accompaniment: piano

This charming setting of the beloved William Blake poem is mostly unison, making it accessible to many treble choirs. The artistic piano part provides an elegant touch to this special piece while lending support to the singers.

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CoverMaking or Breaking [level: Medium]
Kim André Arnesen | Joel Rinsema Kantorei Choral Series

voicing: SSAATTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1369 | duration: 4:45 | price: $2.10
accompaniment: soprano saxophone

This highly creative piece has a soprano saxophone as its jazzy star. The singers provide an eight-part accompaniment while delivering the profound poem by David Roberts. This provides a great opportunity for eight or eighty singers and is bound to be a fascinating addition to a concert.

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CoverNishike mkono Bwana [level: Easy]
arr. Alex Gartner | Robyn Lana Choral Series

voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1380 | duration: 2:30 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella

This Swahil song has all three voice parts equally involved throughout, with two solo opportunities part of the mix. Rhythmic and lively, it builds to a bravado ending. This is sure to be an audience pleaser.

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CoverO nata lux [level: Medium]
Ben Sides

voicing: SATB div. | catalog number: SBMP 1361 | duration: 3:40 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella

This is a beautiful setting of the Latin text, with a dramatic climax, a tender ending. and along the way, much melodic interest in all parts.

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CoverOh Beloved [level: Medium]
Kim André Arnesen | Joel Rinsema Kantorei Choral Series

voicing: SATB div. sop/tenor solos | catalog number: SBMP 1373 | duration: 6:10 | price: $2.05
accompaniment: a cappella

Soprano and tenor soloists are featured in this beautiful love song, the choir tastefully accompanying them, then taking center stage with their own special melodies. The newly-engaged composer here shows he is greatly qualified to compose from the heart!

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CoverShenandoah [level: Medium]
arr. Matthew and Shelly Armstrong | Peter A. Eklund Choral Series

voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1386 | duration: 4:15 | price: $2.15
accompaniment: piano, cello

Start with a short piano introduction, add a cello and then a superbly creative vocal rendition and you have something extra special. This would be a great concert closer.

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CoverSit Down Servant [level: Medium]
arr. Stacey V. Gibbs | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series

voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1368 | duration: c. 3:00 | price: $2.15
accompaniment: a cappella

Four part harmony with divisi only at the spectacular ending, men’s groups small and large can enjoy this spirited arrangement.

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CoverSiyalobola Gogo [level: Medium]
arr. Michael Barrett | Cameron LaBarr Choral Series

voicing: SATB/2 T solos | catalog number: SBMP 1359 | duration: 3:20 | price: $2.10
accompaniment: a cappella

This is a piece about "lobola" - the method in which traditional cultures pay for their brides (usually with cattle and herd: the prettier the wife, the more cows the family will demand). In this interpretation, two guys are interested in the same girl - so they try to "out bid" each other by singing (hence the music rising up by a tone each time). At the end, a third singer joins - he is not from the same culture, but also likes the bride in question.

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CoverStone Circles [level: Medium]
Anne Lister | Joseph Ohrt Choral Series

voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 1383 | duration: 4:40 | price: $2.05
accompaniment: a cappella

This fascinating song from a Welch singer/composer is bound to be a program highlight. Folk-like in its character, it features several soloists, and has the possibility of some interesting staging that can make it a unique contribution to a concert.

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CoverThe gift I’ll leave you [level: Medium]
Kim André Arnesen | Joel Rinsema Kantorei Choral Series

voicing: SATB div. | catalog number: SBMP 1370 | duration: 5:30 | price: $2.20
accompaniment: piano

Working with a profound Euan Tait poem on the theme of love, composer Arnesen has created another winner. An exquisite piano part supports the composer’s memorable melodies.

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CoverThe Waters Wrecked the Sky [level: Medium]
Connor J. Koppin

voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1365 | duration: 6:20 | price: $2.10
accompaniment: piano

This unique composition uses a single motive to link formal sections of the piece and portray the profound feeling one experiences in the aftermath of a storm where a natural landscape remains completely the same, yet is entirely changed. The talented composer herein creates drama to be expressed by both the pianist and the singers.

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CoverThere We Shall Rest [level: Difficult]
Kim André Arnesen | Joel Rinsema Kantorei Choral Series

voicing: SATB div. | catalog number: SBMP 1371 | duration: c. 5:00 | price: $2.05
accompaniment: a cappella

The richly dramatic setting of the fervent text will provide a beautiful and profound moment in a concert.

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CoverTu sangre en la mía [level: Medium]
Shawn L. Kirchner

voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1377 | duration: 3:30 | price: $2.05
accompaniment: piano

The Grammy nominated piece is set to a poem by famed poet Pablo Neruda. The composition is stylish and sophisticated and will be a welcome addition to music set in the Spanish language. The title translates “My Blood.”

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CoverTuli Tuli [level: Easy]
arr. Alex Gartner | Robyn Lana Choral Series

voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1379 | duration: 2:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: djembe

Treble singers of all ages can delight in this fun arrangement of an African song. The lyrics are nonsense syllables, the mood of the piece upbeat. Add a bit of movement, and this will be a program highlight.

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CoverUpon the Heights [level: Medium]
Ben Sides

voicing: SATB div. | catalog number: SBMP 1362 | duration: 3:20 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella

Having chosen poignant biblical verses, the composer beautifully succeeds in bringing them to radiant life. Starting with just the low basses, the piece builds to a conclusion befitting the “Heights” of the title. With melodic interest present in all voices, singers will love this.

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Cover’O Sole Mio [level: Medium]
Jacob Narverud

voicing: TBB | catalog number: SBMP 1364 | duration: 3:40 | price: $2.15
accompaniment: piano

The beloved Italian song has been tastefully arranged for 3-part men. The pure Italian vowels make this a great teaching tool while introducing the singers to a special art song.

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