The poignant text in Always Go with a Song is ideal as a concert ender, end-of-the-year event, or as a farewell of sorts. With elegant lines, contained ranges and straightforward accompaniment, this arrangement is very suitable for the SAB choir.
Susan Thrift’s top-selling 2-part Antiphonal Kyrie is now available for 3-part mixed ensembles. This a cappella, range-appropriate choral features antiphonal call and response between all of the voices. Appropriate for concert and festival use throughout the year. Also available for 2-part treble voices (BL654).
Your singers are sure to love this toe-tapping original by John Parker and Ruth Elaine Schram, which takes the choir on a visit to the great Smokey Mountains of Tennessee, letting them experience life at a slower, lazy pace.
Farewell, My Own True Love Based on an American Folk Song, arranged by Tim Winebrenner
Three-part Mixed, accompanied, optional Flute
Winebrenner’s arrangement of this melancholy and haunting American folk song for 3-part mixed choir is accompanied with optional flute. The accessible lyric lines are well-constructed, providing a framework for lovely phrasing. Appropriate for concert and festival use.
From Concepts to Concerts Building Competence in the Choral Classroom Earlene Rentz
Foreword by André Thomas
CMF4 - $34.95
From Concepts to Concerts is an essential supplementary text for the choral rehearsal, providing exercises that teach concepts to choral singers. The exercises are arranged in a simple-to-complex order that will allow for success through all grade levels, providing challenges for young singers as well as more advanced students. Of course, teachers have the freedom to use these exercises as the resource they were intended – including permission to copy for classroom use.
Dr. Rentz has prepared From Concepts to Concerts based on her own experience in choral clinics and workshops. Presented here is a great collection of exercises and drills that will assist students in improving musicianship, divided into four sections:
1.) Pitches and Intervals
2.) Tempo and Meter
3.) Symbols and Structure
4.) Text and Phrasing.
This book will help choral teachers:
• Maximize rehearsal time
• Solve musical problems in repertoire BEFORE the music is opened
• Transfer concepts into repertoire
• Minimize teaching time while increasing repertoire
• Teach choral concepts to be transferred into repertoire
• Find solutions for challenges in rhythm, pitch, tempo, phrasing, diction, style, and meter
Includes Classroom Reproduction Permission
Gloria Patri Vicki Tucker Courtney
Three-part Mixed, accompanied
Exciting rhythmic and melodic phrases abound in this celebratory arrangement for 3-part mixed voices. Throughout the song, the highly energized traditional Latin text is announced by the piano accompaniment. Appropriate for concerts throughout the year.
I Want To Be Ready Traditional African-American Spiritual, arranged by Glenda Franklin
Get your singers ready to “walk in Jerusalem just like John” with this animated, jazzy and range-appropriate SAB arrangement by Glenda Franklin. An excellent program ender, appropriate for concert and festival use.
Oseh Shalom Traditional Hebrew Song, arranged by Russell Robinson
Three-part Mixed, accompanied
Russ Robinson masterfully melds together energy, vitality and variety in this well-known traditional Hebrew song about peace. From the plaintive opening to the pulsating refrain, your singers will love singing this enthusiastic accompanied setting.