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Cover A Universal Dream [level: Difficult]
Jenni Brandon
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 1058 | duration: 4:45 | price: $2.35
accompaniment: piano, djembe
The text expresses the universal message of liberty and freedom. A unique piece for women, it is both theatric and ethnic in its style, with a rhythmic djembe drum and a text that includes various translations of the word “liberty.” To properly realize its dramatic impact, it is recommended for the large choir.

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Cover After the Storm [level: Medium]
Susan LaBarr
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1066 | duration: 5:30 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
Written in homage to the city of Joplin, MO, the 2011 victim of a horrific tornado disaster, the text resonates profoundly in our world of all too frequent natural disasters. The composer paints a musical collage of the ending sentiment of the poem as it suggests how to recover “one step at a time.” This beautifully rendered composition would provide a thought-provoking moment in a program as it deals with the extraordinary power of nature and the resilience of the human spirit.

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And the Heart Replies
[level: Medium]
Brad Holmes
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1145 | duration: 4:45 | price: $2.25
accompaniment: piano
“There is in souls a sympathy in sounds” is the text of the dramatic opening. Soaring melodies prevail in this impassioned, lively piece. A great concert opener or closer, this is superb for the large choir.

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Cover Angels of the Wind [level: Medium]
Allen Koepke
voicing: TTB | catalog number: SBMP 200 | duration: 4:30 | price: $2.05
accompaniment: piano 4 hands
Written in a modern folk song style, Koepke's text uses the metaphor of the currents of the wind to point up the guiding forces in our lives. Also available for SSA

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Bel Canto
[level: Medium]
Gary Fry | Robyn Lana Choral Series
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1125 | duration: 3:45 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano, or bell choir
With text created from singers’ comments about the meaning of singing, the Emmy award-winning composer created a classy and high-spirited choral piece. Perform it with piano or bell choir (43 handbells / 6 octaves).

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Dream It!
[level: Easy]
Allen Koepke
voicing: SA | catalog number: SBMP 1115 | duration: 4:30 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano, cello
Koepke’s final opus was commissioned for a large honor choir of 9-12 year olds. Ever-inspirational with his special gift for lyrics, this upbeat piece is a fine example of the talents of this special man. Note: the cello part is optional.

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Cover Dream Ship, The [level: Medium]
Susan LaBarr | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1079 | duration: 6:50 | price: $2.25
accompaniment: piano, cello
Great imagination on the part of poet Eugene Field is brought to well-crafted musical life by the composer. The choir opens with the unpitched sounds of the wind blowing over a gentle sea, with the ghostly dream ship of our sleep appearing in the form of a cello accompanied by whimsical notes from the piano. Great drama unfolds as our dreams, thrilling and mysterious, build to a dramatic climax, and then recede back into the wind and sea sounds, now with a soulful cello and a pensive piano. The length and drama of this piece make it a wonderful centerpiece for a concert.

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Cover Ein Deutsches Kyrie [level: Medium]
Johannes Brahms, arr. Robert Sieving | Matthew and Michael Culloton Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1014 | duration: 4:40 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
Brahms’ Symphony No.3, Op. 90, third movement is here arranged for chorus and piano, with the familiar Latin Kyrie as text. Beautifully realized, this is an elegant piece with soaring melodies, joined by a great piano part

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Cover Everyone Sang [level: Medium]
Paul Rudoi | Sharon Hansen Choral Series
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1024 | duration: 4:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
The profound poem, with a subtle theme of war and peace and alive with colorful images, has been given vivid musical treatment. A highly creative piano part soars on its own, coupled with superb melodic writing for the voices. An excellent piece for the mature choir blessed with a fine accompanist.

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Cover Exsultate justi in Domino [level: Medium]
Brant Adams | Robert J. Ward Choral Series
voicing: SA | catalog number: SBMP 171 | duration: 4:45 | price: $2.10
accompaniment: piano
A wonderful concert opener or closer, or contest piece. Full of vitality and rhythmic interest. Note: the recording eliminated the opening piano intro by accident, not design. An orchestral version is available from the composer, conductor's score and parts. Also available for SATB or TTBB.

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Cover Exsultate justi in Domino [level: Medium]
Brant Adams
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 173 | duration: 4:45 | price: $2.10
accompaniment: piano
A dramatic, rousing, rhythmic piece for the male choir. A great concert closer or contest piece. Also available for SA or SATB

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Cover Hope Is the Thing with Feathers [level: Easy]
Kenney Potter
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1017 | duration: 2:30 | price: $2.05
accompaniment: a cappella
A clever, upbeat rhythmic pattern mirrors the sentiment of the text as it “never stops at all” except for a few moments of mid-song reflection with the poem’s final thought: “It never asked a crumb of me.” Fun and inspiring, this piece would provide a special highlight for a concert. Also available for SA

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Cover I Am Your Sunlight [level: Difficult]
Mikael Carlsson
voicing: SATB div. | catalog number: SBMP 1050 | duration: 3:40 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
The Swedish composer chose an intense love poem by Australian poet Janet Jackson and created a stunning choral rendition. A composer of film music, it should come as no surprise that great drama abounds in this composition. The adept mature choir, or the young choir with close ties to contemporary sounds, will delight in the challenges of this special piece.

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Cover I See the Heaven’s Glories Shine [level: Medium]
Andrea Ramsey
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1040 | duration: 4:20 | price: $2.10
accompaniment: piano
A strong statement of faith by poet Emily Bronte comes to majestic life with a vibrant piano accompaniment providing the backbone for this elegant choral rendition. The piece is framed by a dramatic opening that is echoed and enhanced at the powerful ending, with delicate, expressive moments closely tied to the meaning of the text forming the middle. Large choirs will especially enjoy this dramatic piece. Also available for SSAAA or TTBB.
ERRATA on page 13, M73, Alto Part: F natural should be a G#. M74: B# should be B natural.

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Cover I See the Heaven’s Glories Shine [level: Medium]
Andrea Ramsey
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1063 | duration: 4:20 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
The singers get to shine in this majestic piece set to a poem by Emily Bronte. An outstanding showpiece. Also available for SATB or SSAA.

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Cover Invictus [level: Medium]
Nancy Hill Cobb | Robert J. Ward Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1025 | duration: 3:30 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
A song of bravery and hope, the ending phrase proclaims “I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul.” The music majestically projects the meaning of the text, and a bravado piano accompaniment provides great support and vitality.

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Cover Jubilant Song, A [level: Medium]
James McCray
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 31 | duration: 4:15 | price: $2.10
accompaniment: piano, vibraphone
A stunning showpiece, this piece has been performed by choirs of all ages. Also available for TBB.

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Cover Jubilate Deo [level: Easy]
László Halmos | Charlene Archibeque Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 24 | duration: 1:40 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
"Sing joyfully to God, all the earth"—the text describes the mood of the piece. In four parts with no divisi, with a Latin text that is not difficult, and a conservative range, this dramatic piece can serve many types of choirs. Easy.

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Cover Laudate Dominum [level: Medium]
Nancy Hill Cobb
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 386 | duration: 2:00 | price: $2.05
accompaniment: a cappella
A great festival or concert piece. Rhythmic, exciting and well designed, a winner.



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Cover Laudate Pueri [level: Medium]
Brant Adams | Robert J. Ward Choral Series
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 917 | duration: 5:30 | price: $2.25
accompaniment: piano
Written for a festival performance, this is a rather extensive piece at over five minutes, but worth every second of it for both performer and listener. Mostly in 2 parts, the soprano occasionally has divisi. Often each part is melodic making this an easy and fun piece to teach.

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Cover Laughing Song [level: Medium]
David Dickau | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series
voicing: SATB/opt. children's chorus | catalog number: SBMP 762 | price: $2.10
accompaniment: piano, flute
William Blake’s poem dances with joy. A dramatic piano, a lofty flute, along with a rhythmic tambourine, join the voices to bring this text to brilliant life. A children’s chorus could partake singing the unison laughing theme that opens the piece and reoccurs along the way amidst the story telling of the SATB choir. READ THE POEM

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Cover Listen to a Jubilant Song [level: Easy]
Tim Sarsany | Peter A. Eklund Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 511 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
The antiphonal second choir echoes choir one, a four-part homophonic middle section adds contrast. A good opener for a concert.



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Cover Musica! [level: Medium]
Brant Adams
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 660 | duration: 5:30 | price: $2.35
accompaniment: piano
The Latin text made famous by di Lasso as set by Brant Adams gives the choir a dramatic opportunity to sing the praises of “Musica.” Great vocal lines, lively rhythms, a big, wonderful, impressive piece. Also available for TTBB.

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O Praise the Lord with Heart and Voice
[level: Medium]
Haydn, arr. Jacob Narverud | Janeal Krehbiel Choral Series
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1186 | duration: 2:05 | price: $2.05
accompaniment: piano/optional strings
This exuberant piece is from Haydn’s Creation and can be sung in English or German. For the young choir it presents a wonderful vehicle for developing excellent vocal techniques; For the advanced choir it offers a splendid opportunity to demonstrate their finest singing.

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Ose Shalom
[level: Medium]
arr. Brant Adams | Robert J. Ward Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1187 | duration: 4:50 | price: $2.25
accompaniment: piano
This arrangement of a beloved traditional Israeli melody is a tour de force for the male choir. A lively piano accompaniment adds to the spirit of the piece. It is guaranteed to be a concert highlight.

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Cover Sanctus [level: Medium]
Randall Johnson | Randy and Rachel Stenson Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1052 | duration: 3:35 | price: $2.25
accompaniment: piano, tympani
Upbeat and dramatic, Sanctus features an optional timpani joining the piano to add to the rhythmic drive of this outstanding piece. The traditional text leads to aleatoric treatment of ”Praise God” in several languages, accompanied by the tenors in unison singing the “Old Hundredth” melody, that text in English:
“From all that dwell below the skies,
Let songs of hope and faith arise,
Let peace, goodwill on earth be sung,
Through every land on every tongue.” A recapitulation of the Sanctus dramatically concludes the piece.

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Cover Sanctus [level: Medium]
Randall Johnson | Randy and Rachel Stenson Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1045 | duration: 3:35 | price: $2.25
accompaniment: piano, tympani
Upbeat and dramatic, an optional timpani joins the piano to add to the rhythmic drive of this outstanding piece. The traditional Sanctus text leads to aleatoric treatment of ”Praise God” in several languages, accompanied by the baritones in unison singing the “Old Hundredth” melody, that text in English:
“From all that dwell below the skies,
Let songs of hope and faith arise,
Let peace, goodwill on earth be sung,
Through every land on every tongue.” A recapitulation of the rhythmic Sanctus concludes the piece.

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Cover The Light of God [level: Medium]
Kevin Foster | David N. Childs Sacred Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1026 | duration: 3:55 | price: $2.25
accompaniment: piano
After opening with the Latin Locus iste, The Light of God quickly finds English as the mainstay throughout. Later, the Latin phrase re-enters, soaring above the energetic rhythmic pattern sung in English. A great concert piece with its outstanding piano accompaniment and fine choral writing, this piece would also be a bright star in the church literature.

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The White Birds
[level: Medium]
Daneil J. Hall | Lori Hetzel Choral Series
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 1211 | duration: 5:10 | price: $2.25
accompaniment: piano
The flowing melodies will have audiences swaying in their seats. Featuring opening solos or unison singing, Daniel Hall skillfully takes the singers on a musical journey with melodic and harmonic interest in all parts. At more than five minutes in duration, this work is a substantial contribution to the choral literature for women’s voices.

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Cover Voices [level: Medium]
Kevin S. Foster
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1000 | duration: 4:05 | price: $2.25
accompaniment: piano, violin
The text by the composer will touch the hearts of singers. The ever fragile state of being alive, and the memory of someone lost, are the themes of this memorable piece. An elegant violin, a vibrant piano, driving choral rhythms, and great melodies work together in this outstanding composition.

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Woven Together
[level: Medium]
Jacob Narverud
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1151 | duration: 6:30 | price: $2.25
accompaniment: piano; opt. inst. ens.
Based on a pentatonic Sacred Harp tune, this piece affords several performance options beyond SATB. The introduction could allow a procession; a children’s chorus could sing one of the verses; a program insert could invite the audience join in on one verse. Composed for a massed choir event, it is that rare piece that can serve this purpose. The uplifting text advocates togetherness and thankfulness and speaks to all ages. Optional instrument ensemble: vln. 1, 2, vla., cello, marimba, 2 hns, trb., tuba, piano, opt. organ

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