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Cover A Shepherd’s Carol [level: Easy]
Traditional, arr. Ken Berg | Randy and Rachel Stenson Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1001 | duration: 3:10 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: percussion
Three drums set the pace and add great interest to this sprightly carol. Energy abounds as the voices continue to call for the shepherds to sing noel! This creative setting would be very effective used as a procession.

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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 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 At the Round Earth’s Imagined Corners [level: Medium]
René Clausen
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 874 | duration: 4:00 | price: $2.35
accompaniment: a cappella
The well-known text by John Donne offers the male chorus an opportunity to sing from their hearts. Commissioned for an honor choir, the piece was very well received by singers and audience.

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Cover Ave Maria [level: Medium]
Joan Szymko
voicing: TBB | catalog number: SBMP 358 | duration: 4:06 | price: $1.85
accompaniment: a cappella
Like no other Ave Maria before it, here is a setting at once dramatic, beautiful, and stunning in its inpact.

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Cover Back to Ethiopia [level: Medium]
arr. Paul Rardin | Jerry Blackstone Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 155 | duration: 5:10 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
A poignant, hymn-like setting that is beautiful for the men's chorus. Written as a companion piece for Hol’ You'Han', the piece could also stand on its own .

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Cover Barbra' Allen [level: Medium]
arr. Randall Gill
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 37 | duration: 3:57 | price: $2.05
accompaniment: piano
This popular ballad is a natural for male choruses. The arrangement is not difficult and has the support of a contemporary folk style piano accompaniment.

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Cover Barcarolle [level: Medium]
Jacques Offenbach, arr. Sherwood Dudley | Daniel Hughes Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 638 | duration: 2:50 | price: $2.05
accompaniment: piano
The famous Barcarolle from the Tales of Hoffmann sings of a night of love on a canal in Venice. Choose from the original French or an alternate English text.

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Cover Boy Who Picked Up His Feet to Fly, The [level: Medium]
Joshua Shank
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1022 | duration: 4:30 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
Whimsy with a touch of pathos, this highly imaginative piece will delight choirs and audiences. Shank writes wonderfully for the men’s chorus by showcasing full, resounding harmonies and beautifully shaped phrases. Also available for SATB.

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Cover NewIssue
Cindy
[level: Medium]
arr. Alice Parker | Randy and Rachel Stenson Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1215 | duration: 2:50 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
I wish I was an apple”....guys will delight in singing this clever arrangement of the American folksong. The arrangement can work for a quartet or a choir of 150 singers.

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Cover Da Coconut Nut [level: Medium]
arr. Randy Stenson, Ryan Cayabyab | Randy and Rachel Stenson Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 844 | duration: 2:45 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
arranged for TTBB by Randy Stenson from the St. Mary's International School in Tokyo, Japan. Phillipine composer/performer, Ryan Cayabyab created this whimsical piece extolling the worthiness of the coconut palm tree. Upbeat fun, this is a crowd pleaser. Also available for SATB

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Cover Der Gondelfahrer [level: Medium]
Franz Schubert, ed. Carl Zytowski | Terry J. Barham Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 253 | duration: 2:45 | price: $2.10
accompaniment: a cappella
One of Schubert's famous part-songs, here carefully edited with a word by word translation and a singable English text. Young men's groups will love the challenge of this piece.

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Cover Down by the Riverside [level: Medium]
arr. Merrilee Webb
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 216 | duration: 2:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
An upbeat, fun arrangement.

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Cover Down by the Riverside [level: Medium]
American Folk song arr. Brant Adams | Robert J. Ward Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 678 | duration: 5:30 | price: $2.35
accompaniment: piano
Excitement all the way with this substantial, upbeat arrangement. The Ohio State men added some more excitement with the addition of a drum—great in performance, tho the recording didn’t quite do it justice. Also available for SA or SATB.

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Cover Du bist die Ruh [level: Medium]
Franz Schubert, arr. Peter A Eklund | Peter A. Eklund Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 502 | duration: 3:00 | price: $1.85
accompaniment: piano
A romantic song composed by Schubert for solo voice, now tastefully arranged for three-part men.


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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 Freedom Come [level: Medium]
Ben Allaway
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 68 | duration: 5:10 | price: $2.05
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 SSAA.

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Cover Fuji [level: Medium]
David N. Childs
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 636 | duration: 4:20 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
Set to an ancient text that lauds the wonder of Mt. Fuji, composer Childs has created a majestic setting worthy of the glorious mountain and of men's choral groups.

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Cover Hol' You Han' [level: Medium]
arr. Paul Rardin | Jerry Blackstone Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 123 | duration: 3:30 | price: $2.35
accompaniment: optional steel band
A show-stopping hit. Much rhythm and action in this piece.

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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 I'm A-Rollin' [level: Medium]
arr. Paul Rardin | Jerry Blackstone Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 474 | duration: 4:40 | price: $2.35
accompaniment: piano
Rardin again creates an upbeat winner. A great closer. Also available for SATB.

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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 NewIssue
It Is Well With My Soul
[level: Medium]
arr. Robert T. Townsend and Stacey V. Gibbs | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1142 | duration: 3:50 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
The beloved hymn is set in a stunning arrangement for men.

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Cover NewIssue
It Takes a Village
[level: Medium]
Joan Szymko
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1127 | 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.

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Cover Johnny Schmoker [level: Medium]
arr. James Rodde
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 344 | price: $1.85
accompaniment: a cappella
Time to ham it up with this one. Guaranteed to add a good time to your concert.

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Cover Kpanlongo [level: Medium]
arr. Derek Bermel | Jerry Blackstone Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 186 | duration: 2:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
A West African dance song provides a highly rhythmic center for this rousing piece. It builds from one part to a dramatic ending in six parts. To be sung in the native language. Also available for SATB.

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Cover Kyrie eleison [level: Medium]
Randall Johnson | Randy and Rachel Stenson Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 839 | duration: 2:50 | price: $2.05
accompaniment: piano
The composer skillfully creates a lot of music without divisi or excessive difficulty. The musicality of the piece is excellent, the harmonies and rhythms give it a contemporary feel, the vocal writing is superb. Also available for SATB or SSA.

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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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Cover Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence [level: Medium]
Ken Berg | Randy and Rachel Stenson Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 973 | duration: 4:20 | price: $1.50
accompaniment: handbells
The composer created an original chant melody for this text. All voices take their turns singing it

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Cover Listen to a Jubilant Song [level: Easy]
Tim Sarsany | Peter A. Eklund Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 500 | price: $1.60
accompaniment: a cappella
The antiphonal second choir echoes choir one, a four-part homophonic middle section adds contrast. A resounding piece for the male choir.

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Cover Lo, How a Rose E're Blooming [level: Medium]
arr. J. Edmund Hughes
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 372 | price: $1.85
accompaniment: handbells
“Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming“ is joined by “O Come Emmanuel.“ Handbells add a festive touch to this fine arrangement.


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Cover Moon is Distant from the Sea, The [level: Medium]
David N. Childs
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 764 | duration: 3:40 | price: $2.05
accompaniment: piano
A whimsical poem by Emily Dickinson comes to sparkling life. The piano adds much color to the soaring vocal lines. Also available for SATB or SSAA.

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Cover Musica! [level: Medium]
Brant Adams | Robert J. Ward Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 653 | duration: 5:00 | 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, exciting rhythms, a big, wonderful, impressive piece. Also available for SATB.

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Cover O Come, O Come Emmanuel [level: Medium]
arr. Mark D. Templeton
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 891 | duration: 4:30 | price: $2.05
accompaniment: a cappella
A stunning setting of this favorite for the advanced male ensemble. Sing it in English or Latin.

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Cover O sacrum convivum [level: Medium]
David N. Childs
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 627 | duration: 5:00 | price: $1.85
accompaniment: a cappella
David Child's first published piece for men! Opening with the unison chant, then progressing to a short section for a small group or octet, the full group makes a hushed entrance which builds to the final full-voiced "alleluia." Great drama here.

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Prayer of Black Elk
[level: Medium]
Karen P. Thomas | Robert J. Ward Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1167 | duration: 5:14 | price: $ 2.25
accompaniment: piano
“Hear me, four quarters of the world. A relative I am!” This profound statement of the prayer of Sioux Indian Black Elk dramatically begins this piece. Upbeat in tempo, with a spirited piano accompaniment and great harmonic color, this is a welcome addition to repertoire related to peace or humanity.

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Cover Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi [level: Medium]
arr. Rachel & Randy Stenson, David N. Childs | Randy and Rachel Stenson Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 637 | duration: 3:20 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
Arranged for TTBB by Randy Stenson & Rachel Stenson "Lord, make me an instrument of Thy peace." Randy Stenson, far off in Tokyo, Japan with a fine HS men's group, fell in love with the SATB version of this piece; he and his accompanist wife created this fine arrangement based on the mixed voice version. Stunningly beautiful, now for men.

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Cover NewIssue
Quest of the Kings
[level: Medium]
Jacob Narverud
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1183 | duration: 3:20 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
We Three Kings is here treated to a highly imaginative, dramatic arrangement. A great concert piece, it also offers the possibility of functioning as a processional.

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Cover Red River Valley [level: Medium]
arr. Timothy Jon Tharaldson | Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series
voicing: TTBB/bar. solo | catalog number: SBMP 886 | duration: 4:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
A gorgeous arrangement of this beloved folk song.

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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 Sea Fever [level: Difficult]
Nancy Hill Cobb
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 727 | price: $2.10
accompaniment: piano
A great piece for men bolstered by an energetic, sea-rolling piano part. Verse one of the text, a Salt Water Ballad by the English poet John Masefield, sets the tone for this dramatic piece about the love of the sea. - POEM - I must down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky, And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by, And the wheel’s kick and the wind’s song and the white sail’s shaking, And a grey mist on the sea’s face and a grey dawn breaking.

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Cover Shenandoah [level: Medium]
arr. Philip Serino | Randy and Rachel Stenson Choral Series
voicing: solo/TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 971 | duration: 2:25 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
A counter-tenor (or alto) solo poignantly opens the piece, accompanied by the calm of the river as reflected in the choral underlay. Suddenly the river comes to roaring life and the beloved Shenandoah drama unfolds. A show-stopper is the final result!

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Shine
[level: Medium]
Timothy Snyder
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1104 | duration: 3:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
The Walt Whitman text celebrates the glow of friendship as it “shines” in the warmth of the “great sun.” Harmonically colorful and tuneful, choirs will delight in the power of this stunning piece.

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Cover Silent Land, The [level: Medium]
David N. Childs
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 863 | duration: 5:10 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
A tender, elegant piece, with beautiful melodies as one has come to expect from David Childs.

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Cover Skip to My Lou [level: Medium]
arr. Rachel Stenson | Randy and Rachel Stenson Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 685 | duration: 3:30 | price: $2.35
accompaniment: piano
Great fun for the male choir. The arranger cleverly skips a beat along the way, briefly tripping up the toe-tapping nature of this delightful piece.

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Cover Solstice [level: Medium]
Tim Sarsany | Robert J. Ward Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 672 | duration: 9:00 | price: $2.35
accompaniment: piano, flute, percussion
Exciting, vibrant American Indian music, in four movements; all lyrics are spelled phonetically in the score. A large drum played by 3 players and a flute add authenticity and drama to this unusual piece. 1. Friendship Dance 2. Song of the Spirit Dance 3. Medicine Wheel 4. Songs from the Ancient Lodge

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Cover Somebody’s Knockin’ at Your Door [level: Medium]
Traditional, arr. Kevin S. Foster
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 1008 | duration: 4:20 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
The arranger has taken clever to the top of the charts with this arrangement. An audience participation clap-fest is part of the mix. A tenor solo on occasion highlights the melody. A slow, tender beginning is soon replaced by fast and rhythmic fun. This one will bring the house down. Also available for SATB.

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Cover Sound Off [level: Medium]
Paul Rardin
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 906 | duration: 4:45 | price: $2.25
accompaniment: percussion - buckets!
A show-stopper if there ever was one! Each section of the men’s choir gets their chance to “sound off,” sometimes to the amusement, other times to the disdain of the other sections.

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Cover Spiritus et cantus [level: Medium]
Ellen Gilson Voth | Randy and Rachel Stenson Choral Series
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 999 | duration: 3:05 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: piano
A festive piece, it opens with a chant-like section on the text Ubi spiritus est cantus est, and soon moves to a section using the English translation of this Latin phrase, Where there is spirit there is song. A canonic treatment of alleluias leads to a strong and vibrant ending.

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Cover Steal Away [level: Medium]
arr. J. Edmund Hughes
voicing: TTBB | catalog number: SBMP 94 | duration: 3:00 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella
Effectively combines a chant with the beloved spiritual.

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