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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 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 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 Agnus Dei [level: Medium]
David Rossow
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 843 | duration: 4:00 | price: $1.65
accompaniment: piano/4 hands
A possible companion piece to SANCTUS by David Rossow, AGNUS DEI offers the contrast with its slower tempo and quieter mood. Soaring melodic lines, this will be a wonderful addition to literature for the advanced women’s ensemble.

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Alleluia, Cantate Domino
[level: Difficult]
Ko Matsushita | Cameron LaBarr Choral Series
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 1168 | duration: 5:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
A tour de force for the women’s choir, this impressive piece is highly rhythmic, loaded with melodic interest, and extremely well crafted. Looking for drama for your concert, this will fit the bill.

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Cover Amazing Grace [level: Medium]
arr. Joan Szymko
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 437 | duration: 2:20 | price: $1.75
accompaniment: a cappella
Rich textures, close harmonies, a fresh setting for the four-part women's choir.


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Angele Dei
[level: Medium]
Lindsay Goodson | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 1095 | duration: 6:20 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
“Angel of God” presents an opportunity for the women’s choir to sing like angels. Use of the outer reaches of range, occasional antiphonal writing, and clever harmonic shifts make this an outstanding show-piece for the adept choir.

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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 Ave Maria [level: Medium]
Aleksandar S. Vujic
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 196 | duration: 2:00 | price: $1.85
accompaniment: a cappella
A beautiful setting by the Yugoslavian composer.

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Cover Ave Maria [level: Difficult]
David V. Montoya
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 581 | duration: 3:24 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
Not your usual Ave Maria, composer Montoya brings new drama to this text. Each part is a masterpiece unto itself; the harmonies are contemporary and pleasing. A wonderful challenge for the mature women’s ensemble.

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Cover Beauty of Your Dreams, The [level: Medium]
Joan Szymko
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 564 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
Famous statements of Eleanor Roosevelt provide the text for this inspiring piece. The dramatic writing of Joan Szymko vividly brings the text to life. A special showpiece for the women's choir.

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Cover Benedizione [level: Medium]
Joan Szymko
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 799 | duration: 2:50 | price: $1.65
accompaniment: piano
Inspired after a visit to Assisi, the composer uses as text the Italian version of the beloved Blessing of St Francis, “The Lord Bless You and Keep you.” The beginning and ending of the piece feature a beautiful unison melody; the middle section divides briefly into 4 parts for a dramatic contrast.

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Cover Blow, Blow thou Winter Wind [level: Difficult]
Joan Szymko
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 428 | duration: 2:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
The piano creates the rush of the wind while the voices match the many moods of the poem: somber, ironic, dancing, and finally jolly.


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Cover Bright Morning Stars [level: Medium]
arr. Shawn Kirchner
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 1077 | duration: 5:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
This artful arrangement of a great Appalachian folk melody will be loved by both singers and audiences. A superb piano accompaniment adds greatly to the texture that grows and builds as the song progresses and ultimately returns to the unadorned beauty of the opening solo.

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Coo-Coo Bird
[level: Medium]
arr. Alice Parker | Robyn Lana Choral Series
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 1222 | duration: 3:20 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
A bluesy piano accompaniment leads the way, and a few well-orchestrated finger snaps give the singers the opportunity to be “cool.” This American folksong is now in a new “dress” and is a guaranteed delight for performers and audiences.

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Cradle Hymn
[level: Medium]
Kim André Arnesen
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 1163 | duration: 5:10 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano, opt. strings
The Norwegian composer has created a beautiful, expressive piece set to a poem by the famous English hymn writer Isaac Watts. Sing it at Christmas or any time of the year.

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Cover Down in the Valley to Pray [level: Medium]
arr. Michael Cleveland
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 477 | duration: 1:35 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
This spiritual was featured in the movie, “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” For the film, the title and text was changed to Down to the River to Pray. To be sung with great fervor , the melody is in the pentatonic mode. Also available for SATB.

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Cover Ein Bernelis Per Laukeli [level: Medium]
arr. Kristina Vasiliauskaite, ed. Vance Wolverton | Baltic Series edited by Vance Wolverton
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 143 | duration: 1:14 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
This charming folksong setting tells the story of a carefree young man who proffers a bouquet of sweet clover to a young woman who prefers sweet words over flowers. The lilting melody in duple meter is accompanied by consonant harmonies and the oft-repeated affirmative idiom "Oi ja, oi ja."

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Cover Et In Terra Pax [level: Difficult]
Joan Szymko
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 493 | duration: 3:20 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
Based on the lydian mode, this is a show piece for the advanced treble choir.



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Cover Famine Song [level: Medium]
VIDA, arr. Matthew Culloton | Matthew and Michael Culloton Choral Series
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 1007 | duration: 5:30 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
Written by a quartet of women named VIDA and inspired by the stories of Sudanese basket weavers who expressed the pain and hope experienced by those in the famine of the 1980s, this is a most unusual and fascinating song. Arranger Culloton has captured all the pathos of the original version. A proven audience pleaser. Also available for SATB.

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Cover Freedom Come [level: Medium]
Ben Allaway
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 133 | duration: 5:10 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
In the style of a South African freedom song. Easy vocal writing and one or two soloists provide a dramatic uplifting experience. The words may be altered to suit the occasion, be it Christmas or a celebration of a special sort. Great audience appeal and an excellent concert closer. Also available for SATB or TTBB.

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Grace Before Sleep
[level: Medium]
Susan LaBarr | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 1196 | duration: 3:10 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
Sara Teasdaleʼs poem of thanks inspired a beautiful, melodic setting by composer LaBarr. A quiet opening builds into a gorgeous, resounding climax before coming to a more reflective, thankful close. The piece could provide a tender, thoughtful ending to a concert, or be part of a theme of thanksgiving.

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Cover Healing River [level: Medium]
Fred Hellerman, arr. Sheena Phillips
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 681 | duration: 4:00 | price: $1.85
accompaniment: a cappella
The versatile composer is renowned in the world of folk music for his association with the Weavers, that legendary group of the fifties and sixties who received an honorary Grammy in 2006. Sheena Phillips created a splendid choral arrangement of this moving piece; it is also available for SATB.

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Cover Hodie [level: Difficult]
Joan Szymko
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 356 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
The opening unison chant is first contrasted by vigorous rhythmic sections, then developed with masterful weaving of the vocal line. A must for outstanding treble choirs.

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Cover Hold On [level: Medium]
arr. Jay Broeker
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 321 | duration: 3:36 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: bass, percussionon
Treble choirs will delight in the opportunity to indulge in this program winner. Percussion and bass join the a cappella singing which begins quietly and innocently, and builds to a dramatic flair at the ending.

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Cover How Can I Keep from Singing [level: Medium]
Robert Wadsworth Lowry, arr. Karen P. Thomas | Giselle Wyers Choral Series
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 894 | duration: 4:30 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
A glorious setting of this favorite song. A small group begins the piece singing in unison; the piece builds and builds to the six-part ending.


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Cover I Am Not Yours [level: Medium]
David N. Childs
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 568 | duration: 4:38 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
A flowing piano accompaniment supports a tender love song with text by Sara Teasdale. Women's choirs will delight in this piece.

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Cover I Dream a World [level: Medium]
Joan Szymko
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 613 | duration: 3:20 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
The famous text by Langston Hughes is set to a beautiful melody with a dramatic buildup midway emphasizing the powerful meaning herein. Suitable for all ages of treble choirs; some unison, some 2 part, and some 4 part writing.

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Cover I Know Where I'm Going [level: Medium]
arr. Christopher T. Lewis
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 618 | duration: 3:50 | price: $1.85
accompaniment: piano
The non-traditional harmonies of the piano accompaniment, along with the arranger's creative stretch for the melody, make this a totally new setting of this beloved folk song.

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Cover I See the Heaven’s Glories Shine [level: Medium]
Andrea Ramsey
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 929 | duration: 4:20 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
The singers get to shine in this majestic piece set to a poem by Emily Bronte. Composer Ramsey has created an outstanding show piece for treble choirs. Also available for SATB or TTBB.

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Cover I Shot an Arrow [level: Medium]
David N. Childs
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 998 | duration: 5:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano, oboe
The poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow comes to life in this dramatic piece. The oboe shoots the arrow, the singers follow with their ascending take on this event. Word painting adds to the color. A great opener for a concert, this piece would quickly engage the listeners.

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Cover Illumina le tenebre [level: Medium]
Joan Szymko
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 955 | duration: 4:30 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
A reverberant hall will serve this special piece very well. The text is one of the oldest prayers of St. Francis of Assisi. The composer states: “My intention was to create a setting both spacious and intimate.” She has succeeded beautifully. Also available for SATB.

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Cover In my quiet place [level: Medium]
Joan Szymko
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 362 | duration: 3:19 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: marimba
Word painting inspired by a profound, tho simple text. The marimba adds color. Number two in the set of three titled THIS WONDERFUL FEELING.

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Cover Instruments of Praise [level: Medium]
Allen Koepke | Charlotte Adams Choral Series
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 156 | duration: 2:40 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
A dramatic setting of Psalm 150 suitable for concert or church use.

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Cover It Takes a Village [level: Medium]
Joan Szymko
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 328 | duration: 3:45 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: percussion
The familiar African saying, "It takes a village to raise a child," is given African-style treatment. A great closer, this piece is a proven audience favorite. Also available for SATB.

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Jubilate
[level: Difficult]
Martin Ramroth | Paul Head Choral Series
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 1113 | duration: 3:45 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
Marked by compelling rhythms, many canonic passages, and short melodic fragments, this piece will challenge and delight singers and fascinate audiences.

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Cover Jubilate Deo [level: Medium]
Halmos, arr. Barbara Harlow
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 915 | duration: 1:40 | price: $1.85
accompaniment: a cappella
The SATB version of this piece has been a long-time best seller in the SBMP catalog. At the request of Nancy Parker who recorded it with her choir, a treble version was created. Wonderful antiphonal melodies will lend well to spacing the two sections of the choir a bit apart for a dramatic effect. This is one of those rare a cappella pieces that works really well for treble voices.

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Cover Kyrie & Gloria (from Missa Brevis) [level: Medium]
Kristina Vasiliauskaite | Baltic Series edited by Vance Wolverton
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 263 | duration: 1:35 & 1:50 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: keyboard
The first two parts of a stunning Missa Brevis for women.

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Cover Lacrymosa [level: Medium]
Mozart, arr. Michael Cleveland
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 297 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
From Mozart's REQUIEM. Scored originally for mixed choir and strings, composer Cleveland has created a beautiful setting for four-part treble chorus with keyboard accompaniment.

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Cover Lamento di Arianna abbando [level: Difficult]
Veroslav Neumann
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 359 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
Avant garde, challenging, impressive, dramatic, expressive. The piece was inspired by the famous piece of Claudio Monteverdi and for a stunning contrast, could be paired with that piece in concert.

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Cover Les Béatitudes [level: Medium]
David N. Childs | Peter A. Eklund Choral Series
voicing: SSAA or TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 946 | duration: 3:30 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
The Beatitudes were translated into French for this elegant composition that features a chant-like melody and a dramatic harmonic structure. Beautiful!


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LIsten to a Jubilant Song
[level: Medium]
Tim Sarsany
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 1107 | duration: 1:40 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
A Walt Whitman text inspired this dramatic piece. It lends itself to interesting staging possibilities as it begins with an antiphonal second choir echoing choir one. Next a four-part homophonic middle section adds contrast, then it concludes with a dramatic recapitulation of the opening. This would be a special opener for a concert.

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Cover Lo, How a rose e're blooming [level: Medium]
arr. J. Edmund Hughes
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 198 | duration: 3:45 | price: $1.85
accompaniment: opt. hand bells
Composer Hughes has combined a thirteenth century plainsong with the fifteenth century German carol for a fascinating result. To be sung in English.

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Cover Lorica [level: Medium]
Joan Szymko
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 800 | duration: 2:20 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano, flute
Ever seeking dramatic texts, for this piece the composer chose an excerpt from text traditionally held to have been inscribed on the breastplate, or “lorica” of Saint Patrick. As we have come to expect from Szymko, the drama of the music brings the text to brilliant and colorful fruition.

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Cover Love's Philosophy [level: Medium]
David N. Childs
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 628 | duration: 3:40 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
Percy Bysshe Shelley's poem presents the romantic notion that if all of nature can be so united, why not I with thine? High school and mature women's choruses will love both the sentiment, and Child's beautiful melodic treatment of the text.

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Cover maggie and milly and molly and may [level: Difficult]
Joan Szymko
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 588 | duration: 3:20 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
Always stylish and highly creative, composer Szymko has great fun with this E. E. Cummings poem.

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Cover Mary's song of praise [level: Medium]
Cristine Temple-Evans
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 280 | duration: 3:45 | price: $1.75
accompaniment: a cappella
The beautiful, original writing of this setting of the Magnificat combines reflective devotion with heartfelt drama


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Cover Melodijas [level: Medium]
ed. Vance Wolverton, Peteris Barisons | Baltic Series edited by Vance Wolverton
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 167 | duration: 2:15 | price: $1.50
accompaniment: a cappella
The low altos are prominently featured both melodically and harmonically in this lush, a cappella setting that is strongly reminiscent of Brahms. In the text by J. Sudrabkalns musical concepts become metaphors for the complexities of life. Barisons's musical treatment enhances the meaning of the text while simultaneously evoking rich, warm tone and expressive delivery. Sing this in the original language (a transliteration is provided), or in English.

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Cover Moon is Distant from the Sea, The [level: Medium]
David N. Childs
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 719 | duration: 3:40 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
A best selling piece in its SATB version, the choral conductor in Ireland who ultimately provided the recording requested that David Childs set this for treble voices. This piece promises to be a favorite of treble choirs. Also available for SATB or TTBB.

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Cover Music In My Mother's House [level: Medium]
arr. J. David Moore, by Stuart Stotts | Janeal Krehbiel Choral Series
voicing: SSAA | catalog number: SBMP 880 | duration: 3:50 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
A big hit when performed at the ACDA National Convention, this sentimental piece is fun to sing, and will touch all those who hear it.

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