Choral Releases 2000

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Sing Allelu, Alleluia - Philip Hayes; arranged by and with additional music by Patrick M. Liebergen for Four-part Mixed Voices (SATB) with Keyboard and optional Flute. A tune by 18th Century hymn writer Philip Hayes (1738-1797), is the basis for a lyrical new anthem devised by Pat Liebergen. The part writing in the four-part sections is very straightforward, with some imitative writing, and the flute part greatly enhances the gentle and expressive effect. There are also alternate words to make the piece usable at Christmas time as well as for more general occasions. Moderately easy.
Christmas/General Church.
CM8608 - $1.40

Sing With Joy - George Frideric Handel; edited by Patrick M. Liebergen for Three-part Mixed Voices (SAB) with Keyboard. Sing With Joy is an edition with new English words, of a celebrated chorus from Handel's oratorio Judas Maccabaeus. The SATB version (CM8345 - $1.40) was a successful release several years ago and this expert arrangement for SAB chorus is sure to be popular with both school and church choruses, as well. Moderately difficult. General.

CM8587 - $1.40
Also available:
CM8588 - Two-part Treble - $1.30

Sleep Holy Babe - Virginia Croft for Four-part Mixed Voices and Keyboard. A wonderful new Christmas Carol by award winning teacher Virginia Croft, Sleep Holy Babe should repeat the success of her previous efforts for Carl Fischer. The heartwarming sincerity of the text is matched by music of glowing sensitivity and charm. This carol will be a hit with choir and congregation alike and is destined to become a classic. Moderately easy. Christmas.

CM8622 - $1.30

Snow - Richard Adams for Two-part Voices with Keyboard. A wonderful two-part piece that will enrich winter seasonal programs with a piece young singers will really love to sing. Snow, by a writer who specializes in music for young people, has easy vocal parts, but some divisi. Easy. Seasonal (Winter).
CM8565 - $1.30

Somagwaza - Traditional South African Song; arranged by Debbie Cavalier for Three-part Treble Clef Voices with hand percussion. Somagwaza is based on a South African rite-of-passage song and is an ideal selection for multicultural enrichment. Cleverly structured from three interlocking ideas, this unusual piece is greatly enhanced by the optional hand percussion parts. Moderately easy. Multicultural (African).
CM8620 - $1.30

Spirit Eternal - Carl Strommen for Four-part Mixed Voices (SATB, div.) with Keyboard and Optional Percussion. Inspired by an Arapahoe Indian Prayer, Carl Strommen has fashioned a terrific new contemporary choral work with original words and music that contrasts a hauntingly beautiful opening with infectious, native American-inspired rhythmic vivacity. A strong new choral piece by a masterful writer, Eternal Spirit is a very important addition to the High School repertoire. Moderately easy. Multicultural (Native American).
CM8621 - $1.50