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Cover A Blessing [level: Medium]
David N. Childs
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 504 | duration: 4:00 | price: $1.85
accompaniment: piano, flute
Melodist Childs has done it again. A beautiful setting of the Sara Teasdale poem with a final benediction for peace from the bible. A soaring flute part and rhythmically supportive piano part add to the beauty of this gem.

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Cover A Christmas Carmen [level: Medium]
Christopher S. Delp | Joseph Ohrt Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1021 | duration: 5:30 | price: $2.25
accompaniment: a cappella
American poet John Greenleaf Whittier authored the profound text. “Carmen” of the title in Latin translates as “song” or “poem.” The poem begins:
Sound over all waters, reach out from all lands,
The chorus of voices, the clasping of hands;
Sing hymns that were sung by the stars of the morn,
Sing songs of the angels when Jesus was born!
Composer Delp has done a masterful job setting the text. With very little divisi, it is accessible to many choirs.

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Cover A Christmas Carol [level: Medium]
Joshua Shank | Daniel Hughes Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 759 | duration: 6:50 | price: $2.35
accompaniment: piano, opt. Orchestra
Excerpts from Dicken’s Christmas Carol, are here set to music. This piece could be the fascinating centerpiece fora Christmas concert -- the message will give the audience a chance to sit back and think about what life is all about, any time of the year. Click on YouTube video to hear the Orchestral version.

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Cover A cuckoo flew out of the woods [level: Easy]
arr. B. Wayne Bisbee
voicing: Unison | catalog number: SBMP 239 | duration: 2:40 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: flute, piano, opt. triangle
A delightful, upbeat arrangement of a Slovac carol; suitable for all ages.

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Cover A Fable [level: Easy]
Neil Ginsberg
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1078 | duration: 2:55 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
A fable by definition tells a quirky story that has profound meaning. The singers deliver the Ralph Waldo Emerson text with rhythms that evoke seriousness. Meanwhile, the piano adopts quasi-tango rhythms saying this can’t be serious! Great fun is the result, and a little lesson for life is the message.

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Cover A Father [level: Medium]
Kevin S. Foster
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1072 | duration: 4:45 | price: $2.25
accompaniment: piano
Celebrate fatherhood with this delightful song. Opening with “A father walks with you below the tall trees and stars,” this sets the tone of the endearing poem. An impressive piano accompaniment provides great charm and vitality as it lends support to the chorus.

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Cover A Hope Carol [level: Easy]
David Dickau | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1048 | duration: 3:30 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
A beautiful setting of the contemplative Rossetti poem, ever melodic, it will be a joy to sing. An artistic piano accompaniment adds color and support. Choirs of all sizes will enjoy this special piece.

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Cover A La Nanita [level: Easy]
arr. Ed Henderson
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 374 | duration: 3:30 | price: $1.85
accompaniment: piano; opt. inst. charango, guitar, percsussion
The piano imitates a guitar rhythm. Three-part choral writing adds an ethnic feel to this Hispanic carol. For more color, add the instruments. [The text was modified after the recording was made, hence does not exactly match what is in the printed score.]

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Cover A Life of Love [level: Medium]
Timothy Jon Tharaldson | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 952 | duration: 4:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
A provocative poem by a young writer tells a tender love story. A contemporary style piano accompaniment sets the mood. This piece will appeal to the imagination of high school singers.

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A Living Dream
[level: Easy]
Jonathan Adams
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1109 | duration: 3:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano, flute
The Henry David Thoreau poem presents a challenge for all: “Live the life you’ve dreamed.” Not just a great graduation piece, this maxim is a challenge for all. Musically rich, and not difficult, many choirs can enjoy this excellent piece.

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Cover A Miner’s Life [level: Medium]
Seth Houston | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1086 | duration: 4:40 | price: $2.25
accompaniment: piano, Doumbek; opt. flute, violin, bass
The rousing pentatonic tune of this Irish folksong comes to dramatic life in this stunning arrangement, the text telling of the rigors of the daily lives of the hard-working miners. Perform this with piano and Doumbek, or add some or all of the optional instruments for a full-fledged Irish reel.

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Cover A Red, Red Rose [level: Medium]
Matthew Brown | Joseph Ohrt Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 648 | duration: 4:30 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
A charming setting of this text by the famed Scottish poet, Robert Burns. The inflections of the melody reflect this Irish heritage. Perfect for the chamber choir.

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A Rianxeira
[level: Medium]
arr. Vicente Chavarria | Joshua Habermann Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1200 | duration: 3:30 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
This charming Galician folksong has been artfully arranged. The title refers to the name of a fishing village. To be sung in Galician which closely resembles Spanish.

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Cover A Rose in the Deeps of My Heart [level: Medium]
Jonathan Adams
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 982 | duration: 3:05 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
The W.B. Yeats poem has inspired a lovely, contemporary madrigal. Skillfully crafted, beautiful choral writing brings this text to life.

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A Soft Day
[level: Medium]
Daniel Brinsmead | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1150 | duration: 4:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
In Ireland a “soft day” is one with misty rain instead of the more typical Irish downpour. It is a day to celebrate the out-of-doors. The Aussie composer has beautifully captured the spirit of the message the Irish poet had depicted.

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A-wassailing
[level: Medium]
arr. Daniel Hughes | Daniel Hughes Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1123 | duration: 2:40 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
An impressive, highly festive concert arrangement, this comes as a great addition to the traditional Christmas literature.

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Cover About Us Lies the Summer Night [level: Medium]
Brad Nix
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1076 | duration: 4:20 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
The text speaks of nature, but ends on a religious note as poet Robert Louis Stevenson finds in the glow of the sky the symbol of the promise of Heavenly light. Elegant with great melodic interest, a dramatic climax, and an artistic piano accompaniment, this seasonal piece could find a home in both a concert and church setting.

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Adam Lay Ybounden
[level: Medium]
arr. Ian R. Loeppky
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1090 | duration: 1:40 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: djembe
Highly dramatic, open fifths sung by the men set the tone, with the tribal style of the arrangement intensified by the rhythmic impact of a djembe, and illuminated by the final melismas of the women. Bring vital life to a Christmas program with this special piece.

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Cover Adeste [level: Medium]
arr. J. Edmund Hughes/Dan Hooper
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 371 | duration: 6:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: organ, handbells
“Angels We Have Heard on High“ joins “Adeste Fideles“ for a unique Christmas offering. Chant, handbells, optional audience/congregation sing-along, and a rousing, dramatic ending make this a great addition to the Christmas literature. Choirs can process in to this piece, a children’s choir could sing the unison melodic section—endless are the possibilities. Six minute duration.

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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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Cover After the Winter [level: Medium]
Giselle Wyers | Giselle Wyers Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1015 | duration: 4:35 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano or a cappella
While faced with the rigors of winter, the Claude McKay poem dreams of a magic, special place in nature with “ferns that never fade.” A unique, beautiful seasonal piece.

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Cover Agnus Dei [level: Medium]
Javier Busto | Jerry McCoy Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 119 | duration: 2:30 | price: $1.75
accompaniment: a cappella
Award winning Spanish composer, Javier Busto has created a stunning contemporary setting of this famous text within the reach of most choirs.

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Cover Agnus Dei [level: Medium]
Emma Lou Diemer
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 381 | duration: 6:15 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
From the MASS by Diemer. The composer brings her distinctive contemporary style to the setting of this closing section of the MASS. Originally for 2 pianos, this section was re-arranged for one piano. Dramatic with a fugue leading to a pensive closing, a beautiful setting.

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Agnus Dei
[level: Easy]
Daniel Schreiner
voicing: SAB | catalog number: SBMP 1206 | duration: 5:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
A master of style without venturing into “difficult,” the composer has created a sophisticated setting of this beloved Latin text.

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Cover Ain’t that A-Rockin’ All Night [level: Medium]
arr. Laurie Betts Hughes | Giselle Wyers Choral Series
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 919 | duration: 3:05 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
Number two of Three Mary Carols, the arranger draws from her personal experience as a young mother in this tender and clever arrangement.

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Cover All Things Bright and Beautiful [level: Easy]
Philip E. Silvey
voicing: 2 part tre | catalog number: SBMP 749 | duration: 4:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
A charming setting with its text excerpted from the famous Cecil Alexander poem. Syncopation gives it a contemporary style, while some staccato writing adds to its color. It includes unison, 2-part harmony, occasionally a counter-melody for the lower part, and some 3 part divisi to emphasize the climatic moments. Featured on the 2009 ACDA National Reading Session

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Cover All Works of Love [level: Medium]
Joan Szymko
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 942 | duration: 5:30 | price: $2.25
accompaniment: piano
The 2010 Raymond W. Brock Memorial Commission for ACDA, this stunning piece set to a text by Mother Teresa concludes: “All works of love are works of peace.” The composer is at her best here as she builds and weaves beautiful lines to create drama and passion.

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Cover All Ye Lands, Sing Alleluia! [level: Medium]
Ben Allaway
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 193 | duration: 4:20 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: keyboard
This festive yet easy piece is sure to be a favorite with church choirs. It includes some unison and two-part writing, and a dramatic ending.

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Cover Alleluia [level: Medium]
René Clausen
voicing: SATB div. | catalog number: SBMP 557 | duration: 7:30 | price: $2.40
accompaniment: a cappella
A dramatic piece using only the word of the title. Marvelous harmonic buiildup and a sensitive ending. For the mature, advanced choir.

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Alleluia Incantation
[level: Easy]
Andrew Miller
voicing: SSA, TBB or SATB | catalog number: SBMP 1191 | duration: c. 2:30 | price: $1.85
accompaniment: a cappella
A chant melody on the word Alleluia is joined by a drone on a perfect fifth. Adaptable to any voicing, this could work in the round, as a processional, or in concert formation on risers. The tempo can easily adjust to fit the acoustic. This would be a stunning opener or closer for a concert.

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Cover Alleluia, Rejoice! [level: Medium]
arr. J. Edmund Hughes
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 54 | duration: 4:30 | price: $1.85
accompaniment: handbells
The Hodie chant is skillfully combined with “O Come Emmanuel” in the neo-medieval style. Organ may be substituted for handbells. Can be sung “in the round,” or used as a processional. A great program opener or closer. Also available for SA or TB

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Cover Alleluia, Rejoice! [level: Medium]
arr. J. Edmund Hughes
voicing: TB | catalog number: SBMP 516 | duration: 4:30 | price: $1.85
accompaniment: handbells
The Hodie chant is skillfully combined with “O Come Emmanuel” in the neo-medeival style that has suddenly become popular. Organ may be substitued for handbells. Can be sung “in the round,” or combined with a processional. A great program opener or closer. Also available for SA and SATB

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Cover Allelujah [level: Medium]
J. Michael Haydn, ed. Michael Cleveland
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 312 | duration: 3:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
chamrock A gem from the classic repertoire deserving a place in today’s literature. In a quick three, the piece dances off the page.

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Cover Alleluyah Sasa! [level: Medium]
Ben Allaway | Edith Copley Choral Series
voicing: SATB div. | catalog number: SBMP 881 | duration: 3:50 | price: $2.10
accompaniment: percussion
A rhythmic, upbeat, Kenyan-style piece with a Christmas text, though it could easily find it’s way into programs year-round. The lyrics are tossed back and forth, the English often coming first in one voice part, the Swahili translation following in another. A great concert closer, this is a highly dramatic “alleluia.”

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Cover America [level: Medium]
arr. Franklin D. Ashdown
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 388 | duration: 3:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: keyboard
Four verses tell the whole story, transferring the music from SATB, to SA, to TTB, to SATB for a majestic ending. Powerful.

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Cover America the Beautiful [level: Easy]
Samuel A. Ward, arr. Nina Gilbert
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 313 | duration: 1:40 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
Festive drama abounds in this special a cappella setting.


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Cover America the Beautiful [level: Medium]
Bates and Ward, arr. Frank J. La Rocca | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series
voicing: SATB div. | catalog number: SBMP 1068 | duration: 2:30 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
A stunning concert-worthy arrangement utilizing three verses of the original text, it builds to a dramatic, maestoso ending. Listen to the exquisite recording provided by the commissioning choir or watch the YouTube video of pictures to accompany their performance

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Cover Amid a Crowd of Stars [level: Medium]
Christopher S. Delp
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 604 | duration: 3:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
The Yeats text is treated to a beautiful melody, creative voice leading, and sensitive drama. This piece can be sung alone, or as part of a set titled Four Yeats Songs-all four songs can be heard together under that listing.

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Cover And I'll Kiss Thee Yet [level: Easy]
Jackie O'Neill
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 51 | duration: 3:15 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano, opt. flute
A fun addition to the program needing a touch of romance. The text is adapted from a poem by Robert Burns. Also available for TB.

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Cover And I'll Kiss Thee Yet [level: Easy]
Jackie O'Neill
voicing: TB | catalog number: SBMP 115 | duration: 3:15 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
The male chorus will delight in this romantic ballad. A fun addition to the program needing a touch of romance. The text is adapted from a poem by Robert Burns. Also available for SATB.

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Cover And Nature Smiled [level: Medium]
Allen Koepke
voicing: TBB | catalog number: SBMP 338 | duration: 4:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
The inspirational text uses nature as a metaphor for living. Also available for SSA

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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 Angele Dei [level: Medium]
Susan LaBarr | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series
voicing: SATB div. | catalog number: SBMP 1087 | duration: 3:50 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
A stunning setting of this Latin text that speaks of a guardian angel, it has great melodic interest combined with superb drama. Building to an impassioned climax, it then dissolves the momentum via repeated amens colored by interesting harmonies, and ultimately comes to rest with all voices now low in their ranges. Special.

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Angels and Shepherds
[level: Medium]
Daniel Schreiner
voicing: SAB | catalog number: SBMP 1195 | duration: c. 4:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano, trumpet
A jewel of a Christmas piece, the shepherds tell their story, the angels sing the beloved carol that has them “heard on high,” and the piano and trumpet add stylish accompaniment. Have a listen and you will want to program this.

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Cover Angels We Have Heard on High [level: Medium]
arr. Linda Paschal Gingrich
voicing: SATB/SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 125 | duration: 3:15 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
A marvelous antiphonal setting of the familiar carol. The SSAA “echo" could be sung by a quartet or a small group.

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Cover Angels We Have Heard on High [level: Medium]
arr. Drew Collins | Matthew and Michael Culloton Choral Series
voicing: SSATBB | catalog number: SBMP 805 | duration: 2:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
In 7/8 time, and set in the mixolydian mode, this is a colorful setting of this favorite carol.

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Cover Arirang [level: Medium]
Korean folk song arr. Mark Templeton
voicing: TTTBBB | catalog number: SBMP 888 | duration: 3:50 | price: $2.10
accompaniment: a cappella
The beautiful and beloved Korean song in a sensitive, poignant arrangement for men. The score includes a pronunciation guide.

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Cover Arrow and The Song, The [level: Medium]
Joshua Shank
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 597 | duration: 3:20 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
Longfellow's poem about friendship is given dramatic, haunting treatment here. Simple but effective, and great to sing. Also available for SATB

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Cover Arrow and The Song, The [level: Medium]
Joshua Shank
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 605 | duration: 3:20 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
Longfellow's poem about friendship is given dramatic, haunting treatment here. Simple but effective, and great to sing. Also available for SSA

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Cover At Dawn of Day [level: Medium]
Susan LaBarr | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series
voicing: SATB div. | catalog number: SBMP 991 | duration: 3:50 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
As though in a dream of lost love, first the men sing the melody as the women color their melody with their oos; then the reverse takes place, with the women on the melody. Finally they join together to bring closure to this beautiful and poignant song for the lonely heart.

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