Alleluia William Boyce, arranged by Russell Robinson
Three-Part Mixed Voices a cappella with Optional Keyboard
Robinson has arranged this classic canon for the SAB chorus. With the single text "Alleluia", each voice part has the opportunity to present the melodic line. This work may be performed with a piano accompaniment or a cappella. Excellent choice for any concert or festival.
Artza Alinu Israeli Dance Song, arranged by Earlene Rentz
Three-part Mixed (Optional Baritone) Voices with Keyboard
Earlene Rentz has arranged this traditional Israeli dance song for both 2-part Treble voices (CM9192) and 3-part Mixed voices. Quoting the Round "Toembai," this arrangement will definitely be one the audience will find themselves humming for days to come! Download the pronunciation guide here (PDF).
By the Waters Traditional Hebrew Song, arranged by Catherine DeLanoy
Three-Part Mixed Voices and Optional Baritone with Keyboard
Catherine DeLanoy arranged this traditional Hebrew song for the choir students of Westmont Junior High in Illinois. While it is listed as three-part mixed voices, it does also contain an optional baritone part for those ensembles with the lower range. It is a very solid choice for concert or festival use.
Earlene Rentz's setting, an exciting, rhythmic use of the traditional Latin text, keeps the guys in a limited range and accents the strong pulses. The work continues to build excitement through the key change and concludes with a brilliant finish. This is an excellent selection for any concert, festival, or honor chorus!
The strong, driving rhythms and dynamic contrasts of this new setting of a familiar Latin text will keep audience and chorus engaged right up to the final vigorous “Hallelujah.” This dynamically written piece will make an exciting Festival and Concert selection. It is also available for SAB Voices.
Gloria Franz Schubert, arranged by Russell Robinson
Three-part Mixed Voices with Keyboard
Russell Robinson has done a masterful job of re-voicing the “Gloria” from Schubert’s celebrated Mass in G for Two-part Treble and Three-part Mixed voices. This is literature of the highest quality that will be perfect for Contest or Festival use.
I'm Goin' There! Wayfaring Stranger (Appalachian Folk Song), arranged by Greg Gilpin
Three-part Mixed Voices with Descant and Keyboard
An unusually imaginative treatment of the familiar Appalachian Folk Song, Wayfaring Stranger, Greg Gilpin’s new version adds a rhythmically charged accompaniment that gives this setting a measure of tension and direction. The memorably beautiful tune and poignant words take on a new level of meaning in this superb rendition of an American classic.
In These Delightful, Pleasant Groves Henry Purcell, arranged by Greg Gilpin
Three-Part Mixed Voices a cappella
Greg Gilpin has revoiced this classic English madrigal from Purcell. The clean arrangement and rehearsal accompaniment make this a great selection for the developing chorus. Perfect for festival or concert use.
Written originally for the National Middle School Association 2003 Conference Honor Chorus, "Jubilate!" skillfully combines a rhythmic ostinato as a foundation, over which long line and legato singing appear. After a brief, slower middle section, the work returns to the original tempo and rhythmic emphasis and ends with a forceful unison statement of "Jubilate Deo"!
Three-part Mixed (Optional Baritone) Voices with Keyboard and Optional Flute
A best-seller as a 2-part Treble work, Vicki Courtney has re-voiced Jubilate Deo! for 3-part Mixed Voices with optional baritone and flute. The dynamic rhythmic nature of this piece supports the Latin text beautifully. A terrific choice for your concert or festival.
Flowing lines passed from voice to voice and a warm, familiar harmonic framework make this setting of the standard Latin text easy to assimilate. This is an unusually sensitive piece that will be a beautiful choice for Concert and Festival use.
The strong fanfare-style of the keyboard introduction sets the tone for this solid, tuneful and rhythmically apt setting of the “Jubilate Deo” text with additional English words by Greg Gilpin. This piece is a strong candidate for Festival and Contest use in either of its two versions (3-part Treble and 3-part Mixed Voices).
3-Part Mixed Voices (optional Baritone) with Piano, optional Violin or Flute
Accessible vocal lines, harmonic interest, and an understated and spirited piano accompaniment offer an access point to the mystical poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke. The addition of the soaring violin or flute will add another musical "layer" to your choirs' performance at any festival or concert.
Three-Part Mixed Voices and Optional Baritone with Keyboard
For three-part mixed voices and piano, Make Space for Life to Live offers compelling, expansive melodies interwoven with a piano accompaniment that makes subtle allusions to the main theme. Its persuasive text is sure to resonate with singers and audience members alike. Appropriate for concert or festival use throughout the year. Also available for TB voices (CM9283) and for SA voices (CM9274).
Three-Part Mixed Voices, a cappella, with Optional Keyboard
Not only does Russell Robinson’s original canon offer numerous performance options to suit the needs of your ensemble, it has a text that will truly speak to your singers. An excellent teaching piece, this accessible canon can easily transition into a selection appropriate for any concert or festival. Also available for SATB (CM9128).
Three-part Mixed (Optional Baritone) with Keyboard
The approach of spring inspires this lovely piece, with words and music by Ruth Elaine Schram. The essence of renewal in nature and life is always an appealing theme, and this tender song will be a great addition to Festival and Spring Concert programs.
Now My Heart Jacques Arcadelt, arranged by Patrick Liebergen
SAB Voices a cappella with Optional Hand Drum and Finger Cymbals (or Triangle)
Patrick Liebergen has edited and arranged the Flemish composer Jacques Arcadelt's madrigal, "Now My Heart." In addition to the English setting, Liebergen has supplied hand drum and finger cymbal percussion parts that contribute to the dance-like quality of this work. Liebergen has also added optional baritone parts for those ensembles requiring the more expansive range. Very suitable for festival or concert.
Three-Part Mixed Voices (Optional Baritone)
with Keyboard and Optional Percussion
This is a fun calypso setting of the "Gloria In Excelsis" text by Becki Mayo. Set for three-part mixed voices with optional baritone, this arrangement also includes optional percussion. Middle School and above.
Prolific composer Victor Johnson, new to the Carl Fischer Choral Catalog, has written a heart-felt setting of Charles Dickens' well-known poem for three-part mixed voices and piano. Lyric, interesting melodies contrast with lush harmonic refrains, all in accessible ranges. Appropriate for ensembles of all sizes and abilities and for concert or festival needs.
Two Brazilian Folk Songs (Peixe vivo and Pirulito)
Traditional Brazilian Folk Songs, arranged by Lon Beery & Elise Dekaney
Three-part Mixed (Optional Baritone) Voices with Keyboard and
Optional Two Flutes & Percussion
Lon Beery and Elisa Dekaney have a winner with this 3-part mixed (opt. baritone) choral with optional flutes and percussion. Capture the flavor of Brazil with its Portuguese text – and don’t worry, a pronunciation guide is included! Very accessible, your students will enjoy learning and performing this for any concert or festival. Junior high and above. Duration: 2:27
What a Mornin'! Traditional Spirituals, arranged by Gary E. Parks
Three-part Mixed (Optional Baritone) Voices with Keyboard and Optional Rhythm Section
After a thoughtful introduction, Gary Parks really lets this traditional spiritual swing! The addition of an optional bass and drums to the lush jazz harmonies will make this arrangement a real favorite of all! An amazing setting for 3-part Mixed voices.
Three-part Mixed (Optional Baritone) Voices and Optional Soprano Solo
with Keyboard and Optional Flute
New to the Carl Fischer catalog, composer Michael John Trotta infuses a pulsating, rhythmic intensity to the Rabindranath Tagore text in this 3-part mixed accompanied choral with optional flute. The optional soprano solo in the B section makes the return of the spirited A section even more exciting. Also available for SSA. A must for any concert or festival. Junior high or above. Duration: 3:45
A vividly written seasonal piece with words and music by Steve Kupferschmid, that will have the choir feeling the chill of winter. The writing is colorful, vocally expert and this piece is sure to be a favorite with both choir and audience in any of the three versions being issued (Unison/Two-part Treble, SSA or SAB Voices).
Your Lovely Face Adriano Banchieri (1568–1634), arranged by Patrick M. Liebergen
SAB Voices with Optional Keyboard
Patrick M. Liebergen gives us a charming SAB introduction to the polyphonic style of Banchieri's Your Lovely Face. This edition works well as either an accompanied or unaccompanied madrigal. High School and above.