SATB: with Alto or Mezzo
Thank you so much for all your responses.
Since I received mention of a lot of works that are not in the archived file
on the Choralnet site, it was suggested that I post a compilation of the
results. Once again, thank you all.
Works for Mezzo or Alto solo and SATB choir
(accompanied and a-cappella)
Aaron Copland: In the Beginning (Boosey) Mz., SATB div a capp
Alfred Pouinard: La Sainte Cathérine for C.alto solo with S.A.T.B.B choir.
Andre Thomas: Keep Your Lamps
Andrew Rindfleisch; mezzo and chorus a cappella: Lady Evergreen Song.
Anthony Milner: Salutatio Angelica (Cantata for alto or mezzo,
choir, chamber orch.)
Arr . W. Dawson: Every Time I Feel the Spiritl; Swing Low, Sweet Chariot;
There Is A Balm In Gilead
arr. Joseph Jennings: Steal Away (SATB div., B & Mz soli), Hinshaw
Arr. Luboff: All My Trials
Arr. M. Hogan: Every Time I Feel the Spirit; Wade In The Water,
Arr. Parker-Shaw: Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child; Is There Anybody
Bob Jordahl: gospel style setting of the words to the Hallelujah Chorus.
Unpublished, divisi SATB a cappella, and really swings.
Brahms: Alto Rhapsody; Schicksalslied (TB)
Cecil Armstrong Gibbs:In a dream's beguiling (suite for mezzo solo, SSA,
Copland: In the Beginning
Corigliano: Fern Hill.
Duke Ellington: Come Sunday
Edward Elgar: The Music Makers, needs excellent accompanist who can handle
orchestral reductions...or...an orchestra! about 20 minutes -- great
Gustav Holst: *Choral Symphony* on texts of Keats for Mz solo SATB div &
orchestra (a big work) (Novello)
Herman W. Monson:In Jesus' name (8 part mixed chorus)
Howard Hanson: The 121st Psalm (Carl Fischer)--Mz SATB div., kbd or
Howard Roberts: Sinner Man, (Lawson-Gould, 51571)
J.J. Niles : Curtains of Night
Joep Straesser: Intervals: II: Music on War and Peace (mezzo solo, SATB,
John Rutter: Magnificat (mezzo solo, SATB, chamber orch.)
Malcolm Williamson: Symphony for Voices
Mendelssohn: 1) Lass' o Herr, mich Hulfe finden (SATB & organ); 2) Herr, wir
trau'n auf deine Gute (SATB & organ) both from Drei Geistliche Lieder
Norman Luboff: Look to this day (Bari/mezzo solo and rock ensemble)
Ralph E Marryot: Lord, Thy word abideth t (SATB alto solo)
Robert Ray: He Never Failed Me Yet-
Robert Ross: Song of Exile Mz, SATB a capp (unpublished; available from
the composer); [sets "Motherless Child" alternating with portions of the
psalm By the waters of Babylon & texts from Isaiah]
Rupert Lang: "Like a Child", alto solo throughout, a cappella.
Schubert: Standchen (SA chorus and piano)
Scott Robinson: Introit: "The day begins in darkness" from "and there was
evening" (unpublished; available from the composer) (recording available on
the wyndfall label)
Stephen Hatfield: When The Stars Fall, solo (male or female) first verse,
then 4-parts unaccompanied. just the first verse on that one is solo.