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SSA or SSAA: Avant-garde pieces

Thank you for the quick responses. As requested by several of you,
below is a compilation.

I might suggest "Aglepta" by Arne Mellnas, which is a combination of
and pitched material. Very effective.

I've enjoyed Ernst Toch's "Geographical Fugue" with my h.s.
women's choir: just divide the parts.
The highlight of my fall season last year was Rupert Lang's
"Ubi Caritas." (Boosey and Hawkes)

I also have programmed Murray Schafer's "Epitaph for
Moonlight" with just 12-14 h.s. women.
This sounds interesting. Short piece? Would she be interested in
working with a Georgia composer? See my website at and click on my picture, or go to "Composers"
and click on my name.
Might be able to make 'geographical fugue' by Ernst Toch work.
Oxford University Press publishes two titles by Brock McElheran
that may fit your students needs:

Here Comes the Avant Garde
385455-4 $1.20
Can be done by women's chorus, or men's chorus or mixed chorus.

Funeral March on the Death of Heroes
385432-5 $1.30

Dr. C. Wallace Hinson, Chair
Department of Fine Arts
Piedmont College
P.O. Box 10
Demorest, GA 30535
706.778.8500 ext. 1211
Fax: 706.776.0133

on July 3, 2005 10:00pm
For the first time in awhile I will be teaching freshmen treble choir. therefore, I have been out of touch with that repertoire. I am looking for something doable in SSA for 9th graders with good middle school training. Most especially I need something for the fall.
on October 20, 2005 10:00pm
I have two avante garde pieces for treble voices published with earthsongs:
1. Quant j'ai oui le tabourin
2. Puisque tout passe

for further details and recordings
on June 26, 2007 10:00pm
Some unusual or avant-garde pieces to try are:

The Blue Eye of God by Nancy Telfer
Chasing the Northern Lights by Nancy Telfer
Kungala by Stephen Leek
A Pentatonic Alleluia by Ross Whitney
Now I Become Myself by Gwyneth Walker