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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 Carol [level: Medium]
Sheena Phillips
voicing: SSAATBB | catalog number: SBMP 723 | duration: 4:25 | price: $1.85
accompaniment: a cappella
The G.K. Chesterton poem is treated to a hauntingly beautiful melody. Listen to this piece once, and you will long to hear it again.

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Cover A Daffodil, Too! [level: Medium]
B. Wayne Bisbee
voicing: unison | catalog number: SBMP 370 | duration: 4:41 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
Whimsy abounds in this delightful unison piece. Perfect for a spring concert.

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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 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 Media Noche [level: Medium]
arr. Joan Szymko
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 304 | duration: 4:30 | price: $2.10
accompaniment: piano, flute, percussion, claves, shaker, conga
The gals can really ring out on this festive arrangement. To be sung in Spanish, it will add a special merriment to the holiday concert.

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Cover A La Ru [level: Easy]
arr. Paul Stuart
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 283 | duration: 2:22 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
Treble choirs young and old will enjoy this setting of the Hispanic folk song. The text is in Spanish with an optional English version. In unison and two parts, the middle three-part a cappella section may be sung by the full choir, a smaller group, or a trio. A sprightly piano accompaniment lends great flavor to this arrangement.

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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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A Prayer Before Sleep
[level: Medium]
Carson Cooman
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 1174 | duration: 2:30 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: flute
Set to a Gaelic prayer translated into English, the flute plays the protagonist, dramatically opening the piece with a slow but flourishing melody, suggesting that this sleep may indeed be special. The choir is chant-like in their response to this opening as they implore “I am placing my soul and my body On thy sanctuary this night.” Sophisticated treble choirs won’t want to miss this most unusual piece.

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Cover A Prayer for Peace [level: Medium]
Paula Foley Tillen | Sharon Hansen Choral Series
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 948 | duration: 5:50 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
The text, by Buddhist Thich Nhat Hanh, was written as a peace chant in South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Composer Foley has created a hauntingly beautiful setting that unfolds dramatically, ending with a whisper of hope. Mostly SA, SSA, and briefly, SSAA.

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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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Cover A Universal Dream [level: Difficult]
Jenni Brandon
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 1058 | duration: 4:45 | price: $2.25
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 A Winter Landscape [level: Medium]
Lane Johnson | Edith Copley Choral Series
voicing: SATB div. | catalog number: SBMP 790 | duration: 3:40 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
Highly mood sensitive with great attention to the text, this is a special piece for the winter season.

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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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Cover Across the Western Ocean [level: Easy]
arr. John F. Campbell | Robert J. Ward Choral Series
voicing: Two-Part Treble | catalog number: SBMP 425 | duration: 3:12 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
The piano rolls like the ocean, the singers tell a tale that has historical significance.

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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 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]
Kristina Vasiliauskaite | Baltic Series edited by Vance Wolverton
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 268 | duration: 1:00 | price: $1.85
accompaniment: a cappella
From Missa Brevis in Honorem Beata Maria Virginis, a stunning work for the Christmas season. The movements are published separately, each one of them capable of standing alone.

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Cover All My Trials [level: Easy]
arr. B. Wayne Bisbee
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 246 | duration: 3:15 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
The well-known American folk song is accompanied by a lilting piano part.


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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 Alley Cat Love Song [level: Medium]
Paul Carey | Sharon Hansen Choral Series
voicing: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 737 | duration: 4:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
Hilarious goings on here. Fred, the Alley Cat, is quite the fellow. Audiences will adore this piece.

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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 America, the Beautiful [level: Easy]
Samuel A. Ward, arr. Munsen/Golemo
voicing: SA | catalog number: SBMP 353 | duration: 4:45 | price: $1.85
accompaniment: piano, opt. brass/perc.



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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 Draw Her Home with Music [level: Medium]
Nancy HIll Cobb | Robert J. Ward Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 905 | duration: 4:20 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
The Shakespeare text concludes: Come, ho! and wake Diana with a hymn With sweetest touches pierce your mistress' ear, And draw her home with music. A sensitive, and dramatic piece to add some real class to a program by the men’s choir.

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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: SSA | catalog number: SBMP 36 | duration: 4:15 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
Girls love this inspirational song. Also available for TBB

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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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Cover And One Bee [level: Easy]
Charles K. Hoag | Janeal Krehbiel Choral Series
voicing: SA | catalog number: SBMP 779 | duration: 1:15 | price: $1.80
accompaniment: piano
The whimsical poem by Emily Dickinson comes to life, complete with the buzzing of the bee.

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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 in the Early Morning [level: Easy]
John Burge | Mary Alice Stollak Choral Series
voicing: unison | catalog number: SBMP 616 | duration: 3:15 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
A shear delight with its colorful melody, delightful text, and sprightly piano accompaniment, choirs will love to sing this piece. It is the second movement of Angel's Voices, a five movement work for SA and orchestra or piano.

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Cover Angels of the Wind [level: Medium]
Allen Koepke
voicing: TTB | catalog number: SBMP 200 | duration: 4:30 | price: $1.95
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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Cover Angels' Voices [level: Medium]
John Burge | Mary Alice Stollak Choral Series
voicing: Unison - SA - SSA | catalog number: SBMP 617 | duration: 21:00 | price: $2.10
accompaniment: piano or orchestra or band
A five movement work for treble voices with piano or orchestra OR BRASS BAND accompaniment. Wonderful for any time of the year, and special for the Christmas season. This is a charming, impressive work for the children's chorus.

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Cover Animal Verses of Ogden Nash [level: Easy]
Marion Verhaalen | Mary Alice Stollak Choral Series
voicing: unison | catalog number: SBMP 721 | duration: 4:30 | price: $1.65
accompaniment: piano
9 short pieces: The Duck, The Wapiti, The Seagull, The Pigeon, The Lamb, The Firefly, The Octopus, The Porcupine, and The Panther. This little suite of pieces is both great fun and highly artistic in its demeanor.

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Cover Animalia: Candy Lion, The Frog, Turtle Tango [level: Easy]
Earl J. Reisdorff | Mary Alice Stollak Choral Series
voicing: unison | catalog number: SBMP 781 | duration: 3:40 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
Wonderful texts, delightful music. The final tango dances off the page. unison - piano - duration: 3:40 [difficulty level: easy]

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Cover Answer to a Child's Question [level: Easy]
Timothy Strang
voicing: SA | catalog number: SBMP 98 | duration: 3:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano, flute
The text of Samuel Taylor Coleridge provided composer Strang with a wonderful opportunity to write a piece with great appeal to young people.

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Cover Antonio [level: Easy]
Jay Broeker
voicing: 2 equal voices | catalog number: SBMP 873 | duration: 2:40 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
Perfect for young singers. The piece has an octave range (e1 - e2), is mostly unison, and when in 2 parts, both are melodic. The poem by Laura E. Richards is delightful. First verse: Antonio, Antonio Was tired of living alonio. He thought he would woo Miss Lissamy Lu, Miss Lissamy Lucy Molonio.

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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 Arise My Love [level: Easy]
Joan Szymko
voicing: SA div. | catalog number: SBMP 552 | duration: 3:45 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
The famous SONG OF SOLOMON text is joined by the text of the hymn tune AT THE RIVER. A dramatic piece with colorful support added by the piano. With minimal divisi most of which is in octaves, and conservative ranges, this piece is accessible to many choirs.

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