Mixed Chorus Works

(difficulty rating 1= easier, 5= more difficult)

1944 (extended work)
    SATB/string orchestra
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 4
    Available directly

A New Commandment
    SATB / organ or piano / soprano solo
    Sacred text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
   
Kjos catalog # C9308 (Curtis Music, a division of Kjos)
 
    SATB a cappella
    Spiritual, Traditional Christmas text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Roger Dean catalog # 15/2309R

Behold, I Tell You a Mystery
    SATB a cappella
    Sacred text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2+
    Oxford Univ Press catalog # 0-19-386866-0
 
The Bethlehem Star (extended work)
    SATB div. a cappella
    Sacred text in English (Gerard Manley Hopkins) & Latin chant text excerpts
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 4
    Available directly
 
Blind Man
    SATB a cappella
    African-American Spiritual in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
   
Kjos catalog #9079
 
    SATB a cappella
    Traditional sacred text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Santa Barbara Music Pub catalog #SBMP 812

Briefly it Enters
    SATB div. a cappella
    Secular text in English by Jane Kenyon
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Available directly
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    SABar/piano
    Traditional American folk song in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2.5
    Colla Voce cat. #36-20401
    SATB a cappella (also SSA/harp or piano)
    Christmas text in Spanish by Lope de Vega
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Available directly
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Christmas Bells
    SATB/Brass (2 trpts, 2 horns, 2 t-bones,
      bass trombone, tuba)/Bell Choir/Tymp/Percussion

    Text in English by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3+
    Duration 5:00
   
Contact Paul Carey for availability
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    SATB/piano or harp
    also available SATB/brass quintet (2 trpt, 2 t-bone, tuba)
    Traditional French carol in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Roger Dean Publishing catalog #15/2705
 
    SATB/piano/flute
    Sacred text in English by John Greenleaf Whittier
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
   
Kjos catalog #9048
 
    SATB/piano
    Secular or Sacred Text in English by Stephen Crane
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Available directly
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El Limonar Florido (The Lemon Grove in Blossom) (extended work)
-- commissioned by the Worcester Polytechnic Institute --

    SATB/solo violin & cello
    Texts in Spanish by Antonio Machado, 4 movements
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3+
    Available directly
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   SATB a cappella with divisi
   Sacred/Secular text in English by Rabindranath Tagore
   Difficulty rating (1-5): 3.5
   Available directly

Esta Tarde, mi Bien (This Evening, my Love)
-- Winner of the Cambridge Madrigal Singers Composition Competition --

    SATBB a cappella
    Secular text in Spanish by Sor Juana Inez de la Cruz
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 4
    Available directly

Fishing in the Keep of Silence
   
SATB divisi/a cappella
    also available in TTBB divisi /a cappella
    Secular/Sacred  text in English by Linda Gregg
    
Difficulty rating (1-5): 3

    Duration 5:00

    Available directly

    SATB/piano
    Sacred text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Available directly
    SATB/piano/shaker percussion
    Traditional text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Santa Barbara
catalog # SBMP657
 
    SATB a cappella
    Sacred text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Available directly
    Double SATB choir with two trumpets
    Sacred text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3+
    Available directly

Hear de lambs a-cryin

    SATB a cappella
    African American Spiritual text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
   
Oxford Univ Press catalog # 0-19-386947-0

Here is the Little Door
    SATB a cappella
    Christmas text in English by Frances Chesterton
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 4
    Available directly
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    SATB/cello/piano
    Secular text in English by Laura Chester
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3.5
    Available directly
 
    SATB/piano
    Traditional French Carol
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Duration 4:20
    Roger Dean catalog #10/3684R

Il est né le Divin Enfant

    SATB a cappella
    Traditional Christmas text in French
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Oxford Univ Press catalog # 0-19-386830-X
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    SATB/piano
    Sacred text in English by Saint Augustine
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Available directly

Legend
    SATBB a cappella
    Christmas text in English translation by Pleeschev
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Available directly
 
The Light of Evening  (extended work)
       I. Blazhen Muzh (Blessed is the Man)
       II. Svete Tihiy (O Gladsome Light)
       III. Bogoroditse Devo (Rejoice, O Virgin)
    Double SATB Chorus a cappella
    Sacred traditional texts from the Eastern Orthodox
       All-Night Vigil in Church Slavonic
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 5
    Available directly
 
    SATB/violin/piano (also available SA/piano)
    Folktext in Armenian (the Armenian is not difficult to learn)
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
   
Santa Barbara catalog # SMBP698

Mary had a Baby, yes Lawd
    SATB a cappella
    Traditional spiritual Christmas text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Available directly

A Million Miracles

    SATB/piano (also arranged for SSAA/piano)
    Anonymous sacred text of Celtic origin in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Oxford Univ Press SATB catalog #0-19-386735-4
    Oxford Univ Press SSAA catalog #0-19-386734-6
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Missa Brevis Incheon
-- Commissioned by the Incheon City Chorale --
    SATB a capella with divisi
    Sacred text in Latin (Mass Ordinary)
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 4-5

Morning Person
    SATB / piano, 4 hands
    Spiritual or secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 4
    Roger Dean Publishing Company # 15/2599R

 

    SATB a cappella (ask about the SSAA/piano version)
    Text in English by Natalie Goldberg
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
   
Walton Music catalog # WJMS1088
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The Mystery

    SATB/piano
    Sacred text in English by Ralph Hodgson
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Available directly

The Nativity of Our Lord (extended work)
    SATB a cappella; 6 movements
    Sacred texts in Latin (Christmas texts)
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Available directly

A New Commandment
    SATB / organ or piano / soprano solo
    Sacred text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2.5
    Duration 3:25
    Curtis (a division of Kjos) #C9308
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    SATB divisi a cappella
    Sacred text in English by Emma Lazarus
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Available directly

The Night is Young

by Colum Sands/arr. Paul Carey
    SATB a cappella
    Text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2+
    Oxford Univ Press catalog # 0-19-386953-5

O Nata Lux de Lumine
    (with interpolation of Thomas Tallis’ earlier setting)
    SATB/organ
    Sacred text in Latin and English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Available directly
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Peter Go Ring-A Dem Bells
    SATB (with divisi)/piano
    African-American Spiritual text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Colla Voce cat. #36-20154
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Play with Your Food!

    SATB a cappella (ask about the SA/piano version)
    Secular texts in English: May Swenson, Sidney Hoddes, and Grey Held
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 4
    Walton cat. # WW1407
    Hal Leonard cat. # HL08501682
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Psalm 121
    SATB/solo trumpet/organ
    Sacred text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Available di

Saviour, Light Eternal

    SATB a cappella
    Sacred Medieval French text in English translation
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Available directly

Shepherds, Rejoice!
    Arranged for SATB a cappella
    Christmas song in English from the Knoxville Harmony Book.
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Oxford Univ Press catalog # 0-19-385956-4

The Shy Man
    SATB/piano
    Secular text in English by Theodore Roethke
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Available directly
 
    SATB/piano
    Secular text in English by Rabindranath Tagore
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2.5
    Roger Dean (a division of Lorenz) cat. #15/2430R
 
    SABar/solo clarinet/piano (also an orchestrated version)
    (also available SA/solo clarinet/piano)
    Hanukkah text in English by Sherri Lasko
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Duration 3:45
   
Santa Barbara catalog # SMBP 788 (SA version)
    Santa Barbara catalog # SMBP 791 (SABar version)

Voices of Earth
-- Commissioned by the Briar Cliff Singers & Chamber Choir --
    SATB /piano
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2.5

The Water is Wide

    SABar/piano (also available SA/piano)
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
   
Oxford Univ Press catalog # 0-19-386852-7

When Jesus Wept
    SATB double choir with divisi / a cappella
    (Based on the William Billings' tune)
    Sacred text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 4
    Duration 6:00
    Available directly


Winter's Night Carol
-- Commissioned by the Nebraska Choral Art Society --
   
 SATB/SA children's choir (or use SA subgroup of main choir)/brass quintet
    Sacred texts in English by Thomas Merton
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2.5
    Available directly

   

 

  

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