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Angels - NOT Christmas?

I'm looking for any ideas on 2 or 3part choral pieces about Angels that is not Christmas specific - Thanks!
 
Jean Enyeart
on September 5, 2013 12:16pm
Daniel Pinkham's Angels are Everywhere for 3-part treble chorus & piano. Six short pieces: the fourth one refers to Joseph & Mary, but the others are not Christmas-related.
Applauded by an audience of 2
on September 5, 2013 12:47pm
Jean,
 
I have a (medium easy) work for SSA or SAB (also in SATB) and piano entitled "I Chose Love" with text by Dr. Robert J. Smithdas.  While the work isn't about Angel's it is about a visit from an Angel and has no reference to Christmas, but merely an apparition in a dream.  Here's a performance:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gtg6mr3MzCQ  This work can be found at JW Pepper, Sheet Music Plus and other online music distributors for immediate print, or directly fromt he publisher Lighthouse Music Publications.
 
Good Luck.
Rick
crickb88(a)cox.net
on September 6, 2013 2:52am
Hi Jean -
Angel in Eternal Flight by Valerie Webdell (Heritage Music Press) is available in SAB or SSA. Wonderful for eighth or ninth grade, but appropriate for all ages.
Best wishes,
Mike
on September 6, 2013 6:53am
Richard Deering (Dering) "Duo Seraphim" SS.
It's worth Googling "Duo Seraphim" (and "Let all mortal flesh keep silence") to see what else might be out there.
on September 6, 2013 8:33am
Hi Jean, I'm AD for the Puerto Vallarta Men's Chorus.  We are doing a song written by Harpo Marx in the 40's called Guardian Angels.  Our arrangement s TTBB with female soloist. 
 
There is also a song I know called "the angels are lighting God's little candles.  You will probably find in at Musicnotes.com.  Good luck!
Bob Bruneau
on September 6, 2013 9:48pm
Angel Breathing Out - Dina Soraya.  I love this piece and my students often bring it up...one of their favorites too.
on September 7, 2013 4:06am
Hi Jean,
 
My work "Snow Angel" has been very popular and is available in SA, SSAA and SATB.  It is a 5 movement work for choir and narrator but many choirs choose to do only one or two movements from the set.  Movements are available individually.  You can have a listen at: http://www.sarahquartel.com/snow-angel.php   Movement 5 might work well for your SA singers as it is the story of a child watching a young angel dance and play in her backyard and leaving a snow angel imprint behind to remind the child there is always someone there to care for her.  
 
Let me know if I can send you a sample copy of the score to look through!
 
-Sarah
purplepiano(a)hotmail.com
on September 7, 2013 4:07am
Eleanor Daley’s The Angels Will Guide You Home - Alliance Publishing
Beautiful and moving...
 
Pat Abbott
Montreal
on September 7, 2013 6:33pm
O come Angel band
Come and around me stand
Bear me away on your snow white wings
for I am bound for home...
 
 
on September 8, 2013 3:00am
If you've got a good choir, look at Wm Harris' Faire is the Heaven for double choir.  Fabulous piece, but not at all easy.
on September 8, 2013 5:03am
Jean,
 
To get a lot of ideas, it is very easy :
go on Musica database (www.musicanet.org), and there click first on the button "More criteria", then on "Expert form". There you can do almost ANY thing that you wish.
In your case, you can build your search form by first adding the field "Keyword or Word of Title or..." and input "angel". Then add again the same field to the dynamic search form, inut the  criterion "Christmas" and link the two fields with the operator "NOT". You will still find almost 2000 answers (!), and then can either browse through them or add other criteria to the search form in order to lower the amount of answers.
 
May I give you a suggestion that is even "secular" ?  :  La Blanche Neige, by Francis Poulenc, that starts with the words  "Les anges dans le Ciel, etc..."
 
Have fun
Jean
on September 9, 2013 5:36pm
If you can stretch to SSAA, check out the Angels Chorus from Liszt's Legend of St Elisabeth
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