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CoverAlways Keep This Close [level: Medium]
Zachary J. Moore | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series
RELEASED: March 2024
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1785 | duration: 3'30 | price: $2.70
accompaniment: piano, opt. strings

A strong unifying text from Colleen Carhuff will be dear to the hearts of singers with its sentiments such as “No notes are as connected as the souls that sing them, and no soul is happier than when surrounded by their friends. We are one!” A wonderful choice for graduation or spring concerts, this is a beautiful original work with a flowing piano accompaniment, optional strings, and a soaring melody that will resonate powerfully.

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CoverAmezaliwa Tushangilie! [level: Medium]
Robert J. Begisen
RELEASED: March 2024
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1762 | duration: c. 3'58 | price: $2.70
accompaniment: optional drum

Perfect for holiday concerts or any time of year, this original a cappella piece is great fun and quick to learn. Written in Kiswahili, in the Maasai idiom in East Africa, it includes a phonetic pronunciation guide and translation. Feature a tenor soloist, and include the optional notated percussion parts for a dynamic performance!

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CoverBread and Roses [level: Difficult]
arr. Brad Richmond
RELEASED: March 2024
voicing: SSA div. | catalog number: SBMP 1766 | duration: 2'47 | price: $2.40
accompaniment: Tambourine and Hand Drum

A powerful march for treble choirs, this fresh arrangement was inspired by women’s activism during the first decade of the 20th century. “Bread and Roses” was a political slogan that appeared initially in a speech by Helen Todd and later became the title of a poem by James Oppenheim. Composed by Mimi Fariña in the 1950s, and later recorded by a number of folk singers, the arranger was moved to create this new arrangement as a response to the rash of government sanctions against women’s rights in the U.S. and around the world. Ideal for high school, collegiate, and adult community choirs, this is a bold arrangement and strong conversation-starter — a great way to share this important and inspiring story with present-day audiences.

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CoverClose Now Your Eyes [level: Easy]
Lane Johnson
RELEASED: March 2024
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 1772 | duration: 3'40 | price: $2.40
accompaniment: piano

This advanced-level treble choir piece is lyrical and beautiful. Each vocal line is interesting and unique, and woven together with the charming piano accompaniment, this gentle lullaby will be a lovely addition to any concert.

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CoverDance Your Future [level: Medium]
Neil Ginsberg
RELEASED: March 2024
voicing: SAB/Three-Part Mixed | catalog number: SBMP 1769 | price: $2.70
accompaniment: piano

“Come, dance your dance! The whole world sings. Come dance your future now!” Composer Ginsberg has written a fun and inspiring new piece for middle level ensembles. SAB or Three-Part Mixed, the Baritone part is written to accommodate changing voices. The piano part rocks and supports the voices throughout, making this highly accessible and enjoyable to teach, sing, and perform. A perfect concert opener or closer!

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CoverDone Made My Vow [level: Difficult]
arr. Stacey V. Gibbs | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series
RELEASED: March 2024
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1770 | price: $2.70
accompaniment: a cappella

Another powerful Traditional Spiritual arrangement from Stacey Gibbs for divisi mixed choirs, unaccompanied. Rhythmic, exciting, and powerful! A great sacred choice for contests and festival choirs, and a strong way to end a concert.

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CoverFlint and Fire [level: Medium]
Jeffrey Cobb
RELEASED: March 2024
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1768 | duration: 3'50 | price: $2.40
accompaniment: piano

High school and college treble choirs will love singing this elegant new piece. With a well-known text by Sara Teasdale, the tempo of the music is freely written to ebb and flow with the text. Lyrical and dramatic vocal lines with a modest piano accompaniment make this a great addition to any treble choir repertoire.

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CoverHodie [level: Easy]
Jacob Narverud
RELEASED: March 2024
voicing: Two-Part | catalog number: SBMP 1778 | duration: 3'00 | price: $2.60
accompaniment: paino

Now available for Two-Part choirs, this rhythmic and dramatic BEST SELLER is the perfect way to open or close a winter concert. The traditional Latin text is given a perfectly crafted modern setting with a driving piano accompaniment. A short contrasting lyrical section and an optional descant that soars above the final statement bring breadth and sweep in a piece that will be a holiday highlight.

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CoverJoin Me Now in Song [level: Medium]
Jeremy M. Nabors
RELEASED: March 2024
voicing: SAB/3-Part-Mixed | catalog number: SBMP 1761 | duration: 2'09 | price: $2.40
accompaniment: piano

Joyful and welcoming, this original piece is a strong way to open any concert. A buoyant, Baroque-style piano accompaniment doubles the voices throughout, making this highly accessible for developing ensembles. The vocal ranges are ideal for middle level choirs, and optional cue notes in the Baritone part are written to accommodate changing voices. Several sections are in unison or octaves, and each vocal part has a unique melody of their own. When all three parts are combined, a lovely tapestry of music is formed. Fantastic!

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CoverJust One Step [level: Medium]
Daniel Brinsmead | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series
RELEASED: March 2024
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1774 | duration: 3'13 | price: $2.70
accompaniment: piano and djembe

Cheerful and catchy original song for treble choirs by Australian composer Daniel Brinsmead. Written in a choral pop/musical theatre style with speech-driven lyrics, a rocking piano accompaniment, and accessible vocal writing in mostly two-parts throughout. Treble choirs of all ages will love singing this: “Just one step, one small step, can help you transform.”

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CoverLife is Beautiful (La Vita è Bella) [level: Medium]
Z. Randall Stroope
RELEASED: March 2024
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1758 | duration: 4'29 | price: $2.70
accompaniment: piano

With heartfelt original lyrics by renowned composer Z. Randall Stroope, this intriguing piece is perfect for developing middle level and high school choirs. Sung in English, with an Italian “hook” (La vita è Bella), all choirs will sound stunning performing this! A gorgeous, flowing piano accompaniment supports the voices throughout. Life is about accepting that change is inevitable, finding peace in the midst of uncertainty, and enjoying each day while looking forward to, and preparing for, the future. A poignant statement for any concert or festival, but especially appropriate for end-of-the-year concerts, moving-up ceremonies, and graduations.

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CoverMingulay Boat Song [level: Easy]
arr. Stuart P. O’Neil
RELEASED: March 2024
voicing: TBB | catalog number: SBMP 1782 | duration: 2'46 | price: $2.20
accompaniment: piano, flute

The melody for “Mingulay Boat Song” is based on a traditional Gaelic folk tune. The text was written by Sir Hugh S. Robertson, Scottish composer, and it speaks of a fisherman’s longing to return home to his family. Scored for TTB choirs with piano and flute, this gently lilting ballad is well suited for developing middle level ensembles as well as high school and collegiate level choirs. The haunting a cappella ending will keep your audience in suspense!

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CoverRain, Rain! [level: Difficult]
Daniel Brinsmead | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series
RELEASED: March 2024
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 1765 | duration: c. 2'18 | price: $2.70
accompaniment: a cappella

This energetic four-part treble piece will add excitement and contrast to any program. With an original “rainy day” text by Australian composer Daniel Brinsmead, this piece is challenging to learn but great fun to perform. Sound effects, body percussion, and varied rhythmic articulations will keep your singers on their toes while enchanting the audience. Unique!

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CoverRide the Chariot [level: Difficult]
arr. Stacey V. Gibbs | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series
RELEASED: March 2024
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1759 | price: $2.70
accompaniment: a cappella

Now available for mixed choirs, this well-known Traditional Spiritual comes alive with a plethora of upbeat rhythms and drama in this lively setting. As can be expected from Stacey Gibbs's spiritual arrangements, a thrilling performance is sure to be given!

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CoverSantiana [level: Medium]
arr. Sean Barnette | Kyle Pederson Choral Series
RELEASED: March 2024
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1764 | price: $2.80
accompaniment: percussion - Timbales, Congas (2)

“Santiana” is a sea shanty dating back to the 1850s, and is most likely inspired by the events of the Mexican-American War. The shanty gained a newfound popularity recently with a rise in sea shanties on social media. This awesome new Tenor-Bass choir arrangement contains an opening duet and is accompanied by rocking percussion (Timbales and Congas). Sung in both English and French, an IPA pronunciation guide is included in the score. Great fun for any concert or honor choir festival!

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CoverSleep Now [level: Medium]
Joseph Piontek
RELEASED: March 2024
voicing: SSA(A) | catalog number: SBMP 1783 | duration: 3'55 | price: $2.70
accompaniment: piano with optional harp

James Joyce’s well-known poem is beautifully set to music in this lovely new lullaby for treble choirs with piano and optional harp. A stunning showcase piece for winter concerts, contests, or choral festivals, the choral writing is lush and the text is heartwarming. The glorious piano accompaniment and heavenly harp writing is the icing on the cake.

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CoverThe Dawn’s Awake [level: Medium]
Nancy Hill Cobb | Robert J. Ward Choral Series
RELEASED: March 2024
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1763 | duration: 2'35 | price: $2.40
accompaniment: piano

An exciting, rhythmic new concert opener for Tenor-Bass choirs with piano. With a fiery, optimistic text, this fanfare-like piece begins with stately unison lines, growing steadily to two parts, then three, then four, for a bright and bold conclusion.

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CoverThe Gift To Sing [level: Medium]
Coleman Peterson | Kyle Pederson Choral Series
RELEASED: March 2024
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1784 | duration: 3'05 | price: $2.70
accompaniment: piano

Abounding with energy and optimism, this contemporary concert work setting of James Weldon Johnson's text evokes hope and youthful exuberance. With speech-driven rhythms, a driving piano accompaniment, and a stellar text about being grateful to have the opportunity to sing, this one's a terrific closer!

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CoverThe Harbor [level: Medium]
Brian A. Foy
RELEASED: March 2024
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1767 | duration: 5'30 | price: $2.70
accompaniment: piano

Patriotic and proud! A compelling piece about the story and meaning of the Statue of Liberty. Written for mixed choirs with piano, choirs of all ages and levels will feel empowered singing this. Perfect for concerts or festivals any time of year, but especially appropriate for special events, assemblies, and award ceremonies. “I lift my lamp. Come live your dream at last.”

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CoverThis Is the Morning That Will Rise [level: Medium]
Matthew Emery | Jamie Hillman Choral Series
RELEASED: March 2024
voicing: SAB. opt. T | catalog number: SBMP 1773 | duration: 4'21 | price: $2.70
accompaniment: piano

A lyrical new piece for mixed choirs — SAB with an optional Tenor part, and piano accompaniment. Stylistic features include offbeat rhythms paired with modern harmonies and a contrasting piano part. Uplifting lyrics make this an enjoyable song to learn and to perform.

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CoverTuimbe Kwa Furaha [level: Medium]
Robert Begisen
RELEASED: March 2024
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1781 | duration: 2'52 | price: $2.70
accompaniment: drum, shaker

Translated as “Let’s sing with Joy!”, here is another cheerful original by Kenyan composer Robert Jim Begisen for treble choirs, a cappella, with optional percussion. Written in Swahili, and complete with a phonetic pronunciation guide and translation. Perfect for holiday concerts or any time of year, this piece is great fun and quick to learn. This works well with treble choirs of all levels and sizes.

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Coverhist whist [level: Medium]
Patrick Baker
RELEASED: February 2024
voicing: SA | catalog number: SBMP 1760 | duration: 3'05 | price: $2.40
accompaniment: piano

Set to a spooky, well known text by E.E. Cummings, Australian composer Patrick Baker has written a lively piece for treble choirs with piano. The score calls for actions/movement, props, and sound effects by the choir - including wind noises, chattering mice, croaking toads, and simple body percussion. With plenty of unison lines and simple harmonies, children’s choirs, middle level, and developing high school choirs will love singing this piece. Great for fall concerts or any time of year, this is accessible and fun!

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CoverI Dream a World [level: Medium]
Nancy Hill Cobb
RELEASED: February 2024
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1771 | duration: c. 3'49 | price: $2.50
accompaniment: piano

Set to an inclusive text by Langston Hughes, this new work for SATB divisi choirs with piano will be a strong statement piece on any concert. Ideal for advanced high school and collegiate ensembles. Rhythmic and dynamic, this is a great concert-closer. “I dream a world…I dream my world!”

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CoverLemoga Aming’a [level: Easy]
arr. David O. Akombo
RELEASED: February 2024
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 1775 | duration: c. 2'19 | price: $2.60
accompaniment: a cappella, see below notes for optional percussion

A spiritual song from the Luo people of Kenya, this arrangement is highly accessible and authentic. With or without percussion, it has simple harmonies, plenty of repetition, conservative vocal ranges, and many teaching moments that make it great for choirs of all ages. A phonetic pronunciation guide and word-for-word translation of the Luo language is provided in the octavo. Fun to rehearse and perform, your choirs will want to sing this one again and again!

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CoverLemoga Aming’a [level: Easy]
arr. David O. Akombo
RELEASED: February 2024
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1776 | duration: c. 2'19 | price: $2.60
accompaniment: a cappella, see below notes for optional percussion

A spiritual song from the Luo people of Kenya, this arrangement is highly accessible and authentic. With or without percussion, it has simple harmonies, plenty of repetition, conservative vocal ranges, and many teaching moments that make it great for choirs of all ages. A phonetic pronunciation guide and word-for-word translation of the Luo language is provided in the octavo. Fun to rehearse and perform, your choirs will want to sing this one again and again!

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CoverLong Ago (In the Bleak Midwinter) [level: Medium]
Gustav Holst, arr. Jacob Narverud
BEST SELLER
voicing: SAB/Three-Part Mixed | catalog number: SBMP 1779 | duration: c. 4'30 | price: $2.60
accompaniment: piano and optional string quartet

A new twist on a timeless carol, this BEST SELLER is now available for developing mixed choirs! SAB or Three-Part Mixed, the Baritone part is written to accommodate changing voices. Narverud’s setting of Christina Rossetti’s poem features Holst’s original melody along with new connective material between the verses and beautiful modern harmonies. Paired with an artistic piano accompaniment and optional string parts, it is a lovely statement for the season.

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CoverSalaam (Od Yavo Shalom Aleinu) [level: Medium]
Mosh Ben Ari, arr. Ross Fishman | Cory Boulton Choral Series
RELEASED: February 2024
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1777 | duration: 3'43 | price: $2.80
accompaniment: piano, opt. djembe

Mixed choirs of all ages will have a blast singing this joyful Israeli Song for Peace. This uplifting new arrangement begins slowly and somewhat plaintively, and, as it repeats, gradually increases in tempo and excitement. Sung in Hebrew and Arabic, the text translates as “Peace will come upon us, yet.” With accessible ranges, a supportive and tasteful piano accompaniment, hand claps, optional solo opportunities, and optional djembe, this arrangement is sure to be a hit!

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CoverEvocation (Mon-Nee-Joh) [level: Medium]
Hye-Young Cho | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series
RELEASED: January 2024
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1780 | duration: c. 5'03 | price: $2.70
accompaniment: piano

A gorgeous, lyrical new piece for mixed choirs with piano accompaniment by South Korean composer Hye-Young Cho. Sung in Korean, the phonetic pronunciation is written directly in the music for ease of learning and performing. The heart-wrenching poem is about a person who has lost a loved one and recalls the memory of this individual. As the years pass they may forget certain things, but they cannot, and will not, forget their loved one. Accessible and absolutely stunning!

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CoverThe Echo [level: Medium]
Andrea Ramsey | Lori Hetzel Choral Series
RELEASED: January 2024
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1757 | duration: 4'08 | price: $2.70
accompaniment: piano, cello

Commissioned to celebrate the Lexington Singers Children’s Choir 20th Anniversary, this three-part treble piece is set to a lovely text by Sara Teasdale. With moderate ranges, exciting articulations, and many teaching moments, this will be a joyful addition to any treble choir concert or choral festival. A gentle, supportive piano accompaniment and beautiful solo cello add warmth and contrast throughout. “Tho’ I shall walk in valley ways for long, I still shall hear the echo of the song!”

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CoverChervona Kalyna (The Red Viburnum) [level: Medium]
arr. Erica Glenn
RELEASED: September 2023
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1754 | duration: c. 2’57 | price: $2.50
accompaniment: piano, clarinet

A lovely new treble setting of this well-known Ukrainian anthem where the red viburnum flower is shown as a symbol of Ukraine rising. First written in 1875, the song has recently gained renewed popularity among Ukrainians since the Russian invasion in 2022, and has been sung by people around the world in show of solidarity for Ukraine. Voiced for SSA choir with piano accompaniment and Bb Clarinet. The clarinet part is included in the octavo. 

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CoverGo, My Love (Siuil a Run) [level: Medium]
arr. Karen Marrolli | Kyle Pederson Choral Series
RELEASED: September 2023
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1743 | price: $2.80
accompaniment: piano, opt. cello, violin

A lovely new take on a traditional Irish folk song, sung from the viewpoint of someone watching their love go off to war…“may you go safely, my darling.” For three-part treble choirs of all ages, with piano accompaniment, violin, and optional cello. The top line of the text in the score is a phonetic pronunciation for the ease of the singers, while the actual Gaelic text is underneath, making this easily singable. The soprano line includes several opportunities for optional solos or small group singing. A flowing piano accompaniment supports the voices throughout. Moderate ranges for all three voice parts make this arrangement both beautiful and accessible! 

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CoverSong Has a Bird for Rhythm [level: Medium]
Giselle Wyers
RELEASED: September 2023
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1746 | duration: c. 2’52 | price: $2.50
accompaniment: piano

Rhythmic and joyful! A great new concert, contest, or festival piece for mixed concert choirs with piano accompaniment. The text is a call to action for all humankind to embrace that which is best and most noble in society. The poet describes birds as spiritual creatures that fly and reside near the boundary between physical and heavenly worlds, while the composer paints the poetry symbolically in the music to portray humankind striving for freedom, as the birds continue to “carry storylines” through generations into the best future possible…“Is not the future in song?” A unique and thought-provoking work!

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CoverTurning the Pages [level: Easy]
Daniel Brinsmead | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series
RELEASED: September 2023
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1755 | price: $2.70
accompaniment: piano

Written for the Australian Children’s Choir, this new pop/musical-theatre style choral piece by Daniel Brinsmead is joyful, catchy, and fun! Speech-driven original lyrics, a rocking piano accompaniment, and accessible vocal writing in mostly two-parts throughout. Treble choirs of all ages will love singing this: “I’m turning the pages of a story unwritten…the story of my life!” 

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CoverAmezaliwa Tushangilie! [level: Medium]
Robert J. Begisen
RELEASED: August 2023
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1730 | duration: c. 3’58 | price: $2.70
accompaniment: optional drum

“Let’s Rejoice and Celebrate!” Feature a tenor soloist in this new original Christmas Carol by composer Robert Jim Begisen. Written in Kiswahili, and complete with a phonetic pronunciation guide and translation. Perfect for holiday concerts or any time of year, this piece is great fun and quick to learn. Works well with mixed choirs of all levels and sizes; a cappella, SATB (no divisi) with optional drums (djembe and/or congas).

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CoverCalling All Singers! [level: Easy]
Amy F. Bernon
RELEASED: August 2023
voicing: Two-Part | catalog number: SBMP 1750 | duration: c. 2’05 | price: $2.40
accompaniment: piano

The cutest choral fanfare for children’s choirs! A new original by celebrated music educator/composer Amy F. Bernon where the singers joyfully call out the wonders of collaboration and creativity that make up our musical lives. Written for two-part treble choirs with an elegant, classical-like piano accompaniment which supports the voices throughout. Audiences will love this…the choir ends with the line “we love singing for you!”

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CoverEvery Given Light [level: Easy]
Dominick DiOrio | Robyn Lana Choral Series
RELEASED: August 2023
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1740 | duration: c. 4’29 | price: $2.70
accompaniment: piano

“This is the day when every given light bears forth like a star.” A hopeful and inspirational message set to a rhythmic melody with a moving piano accompaniment. Ranging from unison to four parts, this is a charming sentiment for children’s choirs and developing treble ensembles. 

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CoverGreat, Wide, Beautiful, Wonderful World [level: Medium]
Lane Johnson
RELEASED: August 2023
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 1732 | duration: c. 3’34 | price: $2.50
accompaniment: piano

Swinging with optimism in four-part harmony, advanced treble ensembles will enjoy learning and performing this piece. A supportive and accessible piano accompaniment assists throughout. An excellent way to end a concert or set, with a big finish!

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CoverIm Ein Ani Li [level: Easy]
Ross Fishman
RELEASED: August 2023
voicing: TBB | catalog number: SBMP 1751 | duration: 2'33 | price: $2.40
accompaniment: piano

A new introspective piece for Tenor-Bass choirs with an empowering message in Hebrew: “If I am not for myself, who will be for me?” Highly accessible ranges, repetitive and catchy vocal lines, and a supportive, stylish accompaniment. Tenor-Bass choirs will love singing and discussing the meaning of this piece. The Hebrew translation and pronunciation guide is included in the octavo. 

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CoverLemoga Aming’a [level: Easy]
arr. David O. Akombo
RELEASED: August 2023
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1749 | duration: c. 2'19 | price: $2.60
accompaniment: a cappella

A Spiritual Song from the Luo people of Kenya, Professor David Akombo has created a joyful and highly-accessible arrangement  for a cappella SATB choirs. Perfect for developing voices and young ensembles, with conservative vocal ranges and many teachable moments. Fun to rehearse and perform, your choirs will want to sing this one again and again! A phonetic pronunciation guide and word-for-word translation of the Luo language is provided in the score by the arranger. 

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CoverL’Ennemi [level: Difficult]
Reed Criddle
RELEASED: August 2023
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1735 | duration: c. 3’35 | price: $2.50
accompaniment: piano

Lyrical and gorgeous, composer Criddle has created a stunning new French piece (“The Enemy”) for advanced mixed vocal ensembles. Perfect for contests and festivals, this is challenging but worth the work. An evocative piano accompaniment paired with soaring vocal lines that are set to a broody text by Charles Baudelaire make this an ideal piece to focus on ensemble artistry and to explore mental health in choral mélodie. Complete with an IPA pronunciation guide as well as word-for-word and poetic translations.

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CoverThanksgiver: A Child's Rhyme [level: Moderate]
Jean Belmont Ford | Joel Rinsema Kantorei Choral Series
RELEASED: August 2023
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1736 | duration: c. 3’10 | price: $2.60
accompaniment: a cappella

Celebrated choral composer Jean Belmont Ford creates this new unaccompanied original work for advanced mixed ensembles with a message of strength and unconditional love. “Hold this thought when far away from those you love who cannot stay…” Powerful and poignant, this challenging work is unique and bold.

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CoverThe Light I Cannot See [level: Medium]
Brian A. Foy
RELEASED: August 2023
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1752 | duration: c. 4'04 | price: $2.40
accompaniment: piano

“Play me the music I cannot hear…” A beautiful and heart-warming new piece about neurodiversity for Tenor-Bass ensembles with piano accompaniment. Written in the form of a conversation, this popular-song style choral work flows along with plenty of rhythmic interest and dissonant harmonies. As the piece goes on, the audience learns that the “light” being described represents the unseen value of those who are neurodivergent, and that we can work  through this disconnect in communication if we stand together, regardless of cognitive identities. 

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CoverWrite On My Heart [level: Medium]
David N. Childs
RELEASED: August 2023
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1753 | duration: c. 4’52 | price: $2.70
accompaniment: piano

“Only you I choose among the entire world.” A gorgeous and timeless piece by David N. Childs for SATB choir with piano, set to a passionate and thought-provoking text by Rumi. Lush choral writing, interesting and soaring vocal lines for all, and a stunning piano accompaniment make this a must-sing for any advanced mixed choral ensemble.

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CoverBe the Sunlight [level: Easy]
Debra E. Stempien & Gregory H. Turner | Janeal Krehbiel Choral Series
RELEASED: July 2023
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1731 | duration: 4'30 | price: $2.60
accompaniment: piano

A lovely new original by Stempien & Turner with many teachable moments. Melodic and lyrical with an accessible piano accompaniment and excellent ranges. With a heartwarming text, singable melody, and well-prepared harmonies, this piece is appropriate for treble choirs of all ages - from children’s choirs through college/community adult ensembles.

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CoverGaudeamus Hodie [level: Easy]
Victor C. Johnson
RELEASED: July 2023
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1741 | duration: c. 2’00 | price: $2.60
accompaniment: piano

Composer Victor Johnson has created a new concert opener with a fun, memorable melody and a joyful, accessible accompaniment. Translated as “Let’s Rejoice Today” with a combination of both Latin and English texts, this is full of teachable moments and makes for a great introduction to mixed-meter singing. With comfortable ranges for developing voices all choirs will feel and sound good singing this piece. Ideal for any concert or festival.

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CoverHigh Flight [level: Easy]
Laura Farnell
RELEASED: July 2023
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1733 | duration: 3'26 | price: $2.70
accompaniment: piano

Inspiring and uplifting! An excellent concert closer or festival piece, also ideal for secondary school promotions/graduations. With accessible ranges and a fun piano accompaniment, developing mixed and treble choirs will soar..."With these wings I rise and fly!"  

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CoverHigh Flight [level: Easy]
Laura Farnell
RELEASED: July 2023
voicing: Two-Part (opt SSA) | catalog number: SBMP 1734 | price: $2.60
accompaniment: piano

Inspiring and uplifting! An excellent concert closer or festival piece, also ideal for secondary school promotions/graduations. With accessible ranges and a fun piano accompaniment, developing mixed and treble choirs will soar..."With these wings I rise and fly!" 

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CoverHodie [level: Medium]
Jacob Narverud
BEST SELLER
voicing: SAB | catalog number: SBMP 1738 | price: $2.70
accompaniment: piano

Now available for SAB choirs, this rhythmic and dramatic BEST SELLER is the perfect way to open or close your holiday concert. The traditional Latin text is given a perfectly crafted modern setting with optional body percussion and driving piano accompaniment. A short contrasting lyrical section and an optional descant that soars above the final statement bring breadth and sweep in a piece that will be a holiday highlight.

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CoverIt All Will Come Out Right [level: Easy]
Matt Carlson | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series
RELEASED: July 2023
voicing: TB | catalog number: SBMP 1747 | duration: c. 3’20 | price: $2.40
accompaniment: piano

A comforting new piece for Tenor-Bass choirs with piano accompaniment. With speech-driven rhythms and a rhythmic piano part, this feel-good piece is enjoyable for singers and audiences alike. Written in mostly two-parts throughout, with some occasional splits, this is highly accessible and very singable! Great for Tenor-Bass choirs of all ages. 

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CoverLong Ago (In the Bleak Midwinter) [level: Medium]
Gustav Holst, arr. Jacob Narverud
BEST SELLER
voicing: SSA(A) | catalog number: SBMP 1739 | duration: c. 4’55 | price: $2.60
accompaniment: piano and optional string quartet

A new twist on a timeless carol, this BEST SELLER is now available for treble choirs! Narverud’s setting of Christina Rossetti's poem features Holst’s original melody and harmonization along with new connective material between the verses and beautiful cluster harmonies. Paired with an artistic piano accompaniment and optional string parts, it is a lovely statement for the season. 

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CoverMay Wind (Set Me Free) [level: Medium]
Jacob Narverud
RELEASED: July 2023
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1745 | duration: c. 3:17 | price: $2.70
accompaniment: piano

Narverud’s setting of this evocative Sara Teasdale poem tells a story about how experiencing nature and music can inspire deep love and happiness. Soaring vocal lines combined with rich, dissonant harmonies and a rocking piano accompaniment make this a powerful piece that will resonate with choirs of all ages. The duple-against-triple patterns represent the conflict between Love and Stubbornness, which ultimately ends with the triplet pattern (Stubbornness) surrendering to Love (duple pattern) for a beautiful, empowering ending — “Love: Set Me Free!”

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CoverSing Unto the Sky [level: Medium]
Karen Marrolli | Kyle Pederson Choral Series
RELEASED: July 2023
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1742 | duration: c. 3'00 | price: $2.60
accompaniment: Hand Drum

This bold and exciting new piece by composer Karen Marrolli was inspired by the wild beauty of the High Desert of New Mexico. The delicate relationship between resources and inhabitants in this area of the world highlights our responsibility to be good stewards of the Earth. The music begins simply and builds throughout, illustrating both a growing urgency and a growing and varied chorus of voices coming together to give thanks. SATB a cappella, with a hand drum, this hearty new work makes for an excellent concert/festival opener or processional. The composer provides opportunities in the score for optional solos/small groups, hand claps, and stomps.

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CoverThe Gift To Sing [level: Medium]
Coleman Peterson | Kyle Pederson Choral Series
RELEASED: July 2023
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1748 | duration: 3'05 | price: $2.70
accompaniment: piano

Treble choirs of all ages will love singing this new pop-choral style piece by young composer Coleman Peterson. With speech-driven rhythms, a driving piano accompaniment, and a stellar text about being grateful to have the opportunity to sing, this one’s a show-stopper! 

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CoverWait With Me [level: Medium]
Coleman Peterson
RELEASED: July 2023
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1744 | duration: c. 3’55 | price: $2.50
accompaniment: a cappella

Powerful harmonies. Captivating lyrics. High school and college Tenor-Bass ensembles of all sizes will bond together singing this ballad and creed of true friendship. With glorious suspensions and modern parallel a cappella movement, this choral piece explores the promises we can make to the people we love -- that when life's storms set in, we'll be right at their side, waiting with them for the wind to stop howling and the sky to open.

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CoverWinter Lullaby (little Dear-my-Soul) [level: Medium]
Luke Flynn
RELEASED: July 2023
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1737 | duration: c. 4'03 | price: $2.60
accompaniment: piano

A beautiful new lullaby for mixed choirs with piano accompaniment. Film and television composer Luke Flynn sets Eugene Field’s warm and cozy, feel-good poetry to a lyrical and timeless melody that SATB ensembles of all ages will love singing. Stunning and memorable!

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CoverWise Words [level: Medium]
Blake Henson | Cory Boulton Choral Series
RELEASED: July 2023
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1729 | duration: c. 6'55 | price: $2.80
accompaniment: piano, violin

“Beauty is ours when we dare to see it.” A delightful new choral ballad, lilting with love and kindness, set to a fresh new text by poet Gerald Custer. With very little divisi in only the Soprano and Bass parts, this piece is highly accessible for mixed choirs of all ages and sizes. An important and powerful message with a supportive piano accompaniment and solo violin feature.

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