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Items by Marilyn Brown

Results: 95
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Comment: Re: SATB French Repertoire?
Mike, I have two arrangements of Christmas carols: Two French Carols, which has the French Il est ne and, in English, Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella; Two French Noels, which has Patapan and Noel Nouvelet, both in French. I would be happy to send preview copies if you would provide an email addr...
Comment: Re: Christmas: the excitement of the Birth
Michael, Please consider my setting of the birth called Mary's Song. At this time, I have only an informal recording of a sight-reading session, but would be happy to send a copy (audio or sheet music) if you would provide your email to me. The piece is written for SATB, keyboard or optional handbe...
Comment: Re: Composition Spotlight: "Prayer and Answer "
Quite beautiful, Michael. sb
I have an a cappella SSAA version of Entreat Me Not. Text is Ruth 1: 16-17. I would be happy to send a pdf if you will provide your email address. There is an SATB recording at M. Susan Brown
Comment: Re: Unison songs for
Come Let Us Sing, by M. S. Brown, for unison choir, organ, treble descant instrument, optional tamborine Send me your email address and I will send you a copy.
Comment: Re: Looking for lush, grand, accompanied piece SSAA for winter
Please consider my composition, When you are old, for SSAA and piano. has a recording. Please send me your email address for a pdf of it.
Comment: Re: Most challenging song(s) for you personally that you were proud of yourself for learning and performing well!
Frank Martin Mass for Double Choir
PDF Document: I wonder as I wander
PDF Document: They that sow in tears
PDF Document: Come Let Us Sing
PDF Document: When I survey
PDF Document: Nunc Dimittis
PDF Document: The Shepherds
PDF Document: Adoramus te
PDF Document: When you are old
Comment: Re: Favorite Lullabye
Wiegenlied, published by Santa Barbara Music Press
Comment: Re: Church Choral Music Database
The Church Music Institute has a big fancy database that could serve as a model for you.
Comment: Re: Christmas music
I have an arrangement of Deck the Halls for SATB with brass. Let me know and I can send a pdf. note-able at
Comment: Re: SSAA or SSA piece that will WOW audience
Joshua Fit the Battle, SBMP
Comment: Re: Walt Whitman Settings?
"Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight" "O Captain! My Captain!" "Daystars" by John White
Comment: Re: Please help: Can't remember the arranger of "Il est ne"
I was thinking that there was a David Wilkerson arrangement in on of the Oxford Carol books.
Comment: Re: Edgy contemporary choral music (no pretty, please)
Check out works by Abbie Betinis.
Comment: Re: Psalmus in Nativitate
Mark, I have been looking around for a tune or a text without much success. I did find this so-called arrangement of Psalms by St. Francis which might be related. There is one item for the Nativity to be sung to the antiphon Holy Mary. I ca...
Comment: Re: Last minute Easter anthem - SATB - quickly obtainable
I have an Easter Processional with organ, brass quintet, and snare drum (optional). The voice parts are pretty easy, since, typically, the choir has used up most of its umph during the previous six days of Holy Week. Let me know where to send a pdf. My email is note-able(a)  
Comment: Re: Byrd "Ave Verum Corpus" tuning example
How do you produce different vowel sounds with midi? How do you produce the intonation change? Could you perhaps direct me to previous articles about these topics?
Comment: Re: 'Minor' major work for Christmas Eve
Ref: Shepherd Story We sang this with piano accompaniment, so don't be scared off by the full orchestral list on JAC's website.
Comment: Re: 'Minor' major work for Christmas Eve
JAC Redford has a composition that might interest you. It is called Shepherd Story, and runs about 7 minutes.  
Comment: Re: SA or SSA literature
If you provide your email, I have a couple of compositions that might interest you. One is an Alleluia, another is based on Ps 19, The law of the Lord. note-able(a)
Comment: Re: Exciting extended sacred works from 20th-21st Century composers
You might take a look at Ildebrano Pizzetti's Requiem. It has some blood-and-thunder moments.
Comment: Re: Need some di Lasso! Help please :)
SSA UPC: 038081336923     Publisher ID: 30920 10065136 ME $1.80   The arrangement for SSA is by Robinson. Perhaps it is similar to the version you have been using
Comment: Re: Good Friday Extended Repertoire
I have written a version of Stabat Mater, for SATB, soloists, and string quintet (quartet with contrabass) or organ reduction. I can send it to you if you provide your email address. Regards, M. Susan Brown
Comment: Re: Most challenging song(s) for you personally that you were proud of yourself for learning and performing well!
Frank Martin Mass
Comment: Re: What is the most perfect piece of choral music ever composed? Opinions, please.
Sir Charles Hubert H. Parry, Songs of Farewell   It was a labor of love to learn these pieces, speaking as a choral singer. The thrill of beautifully balanced, carefully constructed, simply gorgeous music was beyond the pain of work to  learn and sing. It was a joy and delight at all times! Ther...
Comment: Re: Mysterious Gloria
This is a great mystery! Would you publish the identity if and when you find out? Curiosity strikes!
Comment: Re: SATB with Viola
There are several hymns by John Ferguson arranged for SATB and viola. The set is stunning, and there may be a selection other than AH HOLY JESUS, suggested by Thomas Shellenberger above, that you would like more.
Comment: Re: The Accessibility of Mendelssohn
The SSA version, which we sang in 7th grade girls' choir, was the reason I am in choral music. I recommend it!
Comment: Re: Women's and Mixed...contemporary repertoire?
Please consider my compositions Adoramus Te and Entreat Me Not.  If you let me know, I will send review copies to you.   Susan Brown
Comment: Re: A Cappella SSA Rep Suggestions for freshmen/sophomore girls
Joshua Fit the Battle, SBMP
Comment: Re: Christmas/Advent with strings
Amalie, If you pass along your email, I will send you a short Christmas piece for string quartet and SATB. Susan Brown
Comment: Re: Christmas Cantata for small choir with string quartet/quintet
Chris, you might have a look at the Saint Saens Christmas oratorio. There are some lovely solo movements, but also some choral things.
Comment: Re: Your all time favorite SSA piece
In jr high, we sang a piece by Gretchaninoff related to griddle cakes. We sang in another language, so not sure of the title - it has been quite a while!  
Comment: Re: Looking for a Christmas Cantata
Please take a look at J. A. C. Redford's Shepherds' Story.
Comment: Re: Looking for a cappella arrangements of Christmas music
Susan, Please visit my webite, as I have several arrangments of Christmas carols, most of them a cappella. Please consider, Hark, the HeraldAngels sing Glory, I Wonder as I Wander, Two French Noels. There are several more. Best regards, M. Susan Brown
Comment: Re: Seeking concert choral pieces that tell a story, SATB, TTBB and/or SA
I have a setting of Yeats' Ballad of Moll Magee, for trebles and piano. I can send music and a sound file if you let me know where.
Comment: Re: Women's choir rep. with a Renaissance connection
I would like to send you a pdf of my Alleluia for eight-part treble choir, to be performed antiphonally (three groups). The piece was intended to imitate some aspects of Renaissance music. Please send me an email address if you would like a copy.
Comment: Re: Seeking concert choral pieces that tell a story, SATB, TTBB and/or SA
Please my composition The Ballad of Moll Magee, text by Yeats. is ssaa with piano
Comment: Re: Changing a verse
(or, at least his grammar....)  
Comment: Re: Competition winning choral repertoire
Christmas Bells by M. Susan Brown, won 2nd in the Longfellow Chorus composition competition
Comment: Re: Bells, bells, bells
Christmas Bells, by M. Susan Brown youtube performance listed under Longfellow Chorus   available through  
Comment: Re: sacred contemporary repertoire
Please look at and listen to music by Terry Schlenker: