Latest Sacred Chorals, Musicals and Collections
In His Eyes
This lovely choral has a message relevant throughout time that "in His Eyes, we are one, all God's children ‘neath the sun". A beautiful sentiment of unity, compassion, and acceptance. The two parts can be successfully performed with any combination of voices.
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A Home Within Our Heart
Extracted from the musical "The Castaways," a play based on the true story of children who were homeless in New York City at the turn of the century, this song underscores the need to be caring and compassionate "to those who are less fortunate than we." A beautiful melody is matched with poignant lyrics that will make us all stop and consider how we might treat each other better.
Because of You
Dedicated to celebrating the life of a young woman who exemplified grace and goodness in all her pursuits, this tribute will serve as a loving way to honor and celebrate any cherished friend, mentor, or relative. Conservative ranges and easy-to-learn parts make this accessible for choirs of any age to put together quickly and sing meaningfully.
The Lord is My Shepherd
This gentle anthem of praise is set as a 2-part partner song that works perfectly in any two part combination of voices, including a traditional choir setting. You may also want to divide the parts between your adult and youth choirs or your choir and congregation. The Lord is My Shepherd also provides an excellent opportunity to feature two of your singers in a lovely duet. 2 pt any combination.
Sing to the Lord with Joyful Spirit
In this celebratory choral, each part sings its own melody which later combine in partner-style form. It's an excellent choice for smaller choirs and younger singers learning to harmonize as well as to sing independently and in unison. The lyric uses English and easy Latin phrases to make learning quick while giving the opportunity for musical development. SSA and 3 Pt mixed voices.
One of a number of short motets written by Italian composer Claudio Monteverdi, this was originally scored for six voices. Now SSA choirs can enjoy this Late Renaissance - Early Baroque a cappella work, carefully weaving selected vocal lines from the original to create a stylistically authentic sound. For SSA voices.
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This beautiful setting of the traditional Latin text has been crafted into a gentle and lovely partner song. Designed to be sung by any combination of two-part voices, this piece provides an excellent opportunity to teach singing in Latin, and is an excellent choice for concert or contest.
The famous soprano aria from Faure's Requiem in D minor, Op. 48 takes on a shimmering, angelic quality in this superb setting for women's choir! It retains all the beauty and character of the original work, scored in three-part harmony, with a supportive piano accompaniment. This little gem belongs in every SSA library!
Musicals and Collections
Partners in Spirit
The partner songs in this collection are great teaching tools, helping your choir members to grow musically by teaching independent part-singing for verses one and two and then combining the parts in verse three for partner singing. The kit contains reproducible singers' parts with piano accompaniment and an enhanced performance/accompaniment CD that includes an event poster, program template, individual artwork elements and more. Songs include: Who Did Swallow Jonah?; O, Them Golden Slippers; Ezekiel Saw De Wheel; Joshua Fit the Battle; He's Got the Whole World; I Got Shoes; Standin' in the Need of Prayer and Swing Low, Sweet Chariot.
Let’s Pass it On- Character Education
This easy-to-prepare musical presentation is the first in the "Rise and Shine Musical" series created by Jill and Michael Gallina. Designed to be performed on risers this series features shortened performance times and limited use of props. "Let's Pass it On" encourages students to pass on good deeds promoting positive feelings. Each of the 5 musical selections is preceded by an easy introductory narration in the form of a rhyming script with 24 speaking parts. Basic riser-style choreography suggestions are included, or the songs can be performed without movement. No costumes or scenery are required for this production, but some hand-held props are suggested. The kit includes the teacher's score, reproducible student parts, and a performance/accompaniment CD. 25 minutes. 3-6 grades.
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This creative musical experience will encourage children to take good care of their minds and bodies, and help them develop a positive self-image. Included in this revue are ten original rock-style songs that incorporate movement, creative dramatization and a sing-a-long. The songs are arranged in unison with an optional second part and a complete piano accompaniment. The short dialog that precedes each song offers speaking parts for 12 and requires little memorization. Performance suggestions, props, staging and costume ideas are included and PDFs of singer songsheets and dialog are available via digital access. You can purchase a performance/accompaniment CD separately if you do not want to obtain the audio recording via digital download. 30 minutes.
Portraits of America
Portraits of America is a collection of eight two-part choral arrangements, with piano accompaniment, that celebrate patriotism and spreading a sense of peace, harmony and tolerance throughout the world. Three of the chorals, Land That We Love; Hands Cross the Ocean and You're a Grand Old Flag, are arranged as traditional partner songs. Whether celebrating a patriotic holiday such as Veterans Day or the Fourth of July, or selecting music appropriate for concerts for world peace and unity, any of these engaging choral works will perfectly augment your commemorative program. Performance/accompaniment audio recordings and singer PDFs are included via digital access. Additional songs include: The Promise of America