SATB: with Cello and Keyboard
Here is a compilation for all those interested. Thank you for the
considerable volume of responses. I have listed those suggestions which
matched my request for: choir, cello, w/keyboard accompaniment. I have
also edited out most comments where possible.
Thanks again for your help.
terzetto from Bach's Cantata #150 - Cedern Mussen Vonden
Brahms "let nothing never grieve thee" has a organ accompaniment. I've
seen it with piano and cello instead.
John Rutter's Out of the Depths (Psalm 130) from the Requiem calls for
cello, harp and organ but could be adapted for cello and organ.
Faure's "Cantique de Jean Racine" works well with cello on the bass
two choruses from Donald McCulloch's "Holocaust Cantata" for
chorus, cello There is also a fabulous movement for baritone
solo, piano and cello. Published by Hinshaw Music.
David Brunner's, "O Music".
The "Kol Nidre" from Jewish Yom Kippur services is gorgeous. Believe
composer is Max Janowski. It is for cello, organ, choir and soprano or
The Water is Wide by Rene Clausen....also French Horn and Clarinet
Are you familiar with the Leslie Bassett "Moon Canticles"? For choir
Edition Peters, No. 66270
There is a beautiful piece " Love Never Fails" by J.A.C. Redford that is
for mixed choir, piano, and cello.
The Tavener piece is Svyati--quite nice and not difficult for the choir.
I encourage you to look at Joseph Martin's "The Living Song" published
Harold Flammer Music (A-7282)
Nada te Turbe, SATB or SSAA by Joan Szymko
poem by Saint Teresa of Avila
Last year Cantori New York commissioned and performed a beautiful work
the Quebecois composer Alain Gagnon, for choir SATB and cello. The
is in French; the poem is by the composer. The title is Le Rameau de
Soie. The publisher is Les Editions Doberman-Yppan in Quebec. Their
is doberman.yppan(a)videotran.ca and they have a website:
http:/pages.infinit.net/doyp. The cantata is about 25 minutes long, and
the cello part is hard, with some very tough double stops and tricky
Earthsongs publication: Ach, Synchu Synchu
Another piece is Raymond Haan's "Were You There?". I cannot remember
the publisher, maybe Hinshaw? It is
a new melody for that text, with a beautiful cello line written to go
with the keyboard. (Or was it Raymond
Herbek's piece? Not sure.)
Do you know the lovely arrangement by Rene Clausen of O My Luve's Like a
Red Red Rose
I have a piece for choir, organ and cello at www.stephensmusic.com
I wrote a piece for choir, cello and organ just last year (well I
guess you could use piano; we used viola instead of cello in one
instance. so that's ok too).
It has a new scared text by a local poet. The title is "Angels and
Strangers" and has a "social justice" message: "We look for angels,
glorious visitations/While strangers in need are gathering at our
I would recommend Samuel Adler's "Kol Nidre," published by
Music. Keys, cello, baritone solo, and SATB - very, very nice piece.
I did a piece last year by Saul Rothstein (I think) titled Neshama
T'horah. It is one movement
from a larger work that features sop., Alto, and Bar. solos interspersed
with the choir.
You might consider my arrangement of "O Sacred Head, Now Wounded"
Concordia. It can be seen and heard at