Hello, Our music director is retiring at the end of the summer. It would be great to commission an anthem in her honor. How much does it cost to commission such a piece? How much time does a composer generally require? Thanks for your thoughts. Sharon B
Many (many) years ago I performed a version of this with a youth choir I was in. It had some percussion (hand drum and tambourine) and a violin accompaniment, and was quite lively and dance-like. It was a great arrangement, but I can’t find it anywhere on the internet, and
Hi Choralnet! I am looking to find out if Carl J. Nygard’s “The Water is Wide” has been out in widespread publication. I remember singing this piece as a high school student many years ago, and thought it would be a great piece to have my SATB Mixed choristers sing
I’m looking at performing Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms” for my high school’s annual Masterworks Concert. We will be using the reduced orchestration for organ, harp, and trap set. I’m looking for quality works (short or longer) with similar orchestration to pair with it. Suggestions please! TIA.
Hello, Next year I will be teaching an entry=level high school choir class. Where could I find suggestions for pieces suitable for a group like this? Some have had solfa training, but most have not. Thank you!
Dear friends, are you familiar with Festival Alleluias by W. Ferris on the Widor Toccata ? I am looking for a similar thing on the organwork Fanfare by N.J. Lemmens (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xamwXxtoSMo). Is there an existing version ? If not, I am looking for an arranger who would try to ad
The American Prize in honored to share results of The American Prize in Composition—Choral Division, for 2016-17. That information can be found here: http://theamericanprize.blogspot.com/2017/02/composer-winners-choral-division.html Links to complete results in all the composition categories can be found here: http://conta.cc/2mWnj0W Congratulations to all winners, runners-up and citation recipients. The final deadline for
I am looking an easy song for middle/high school students to sing as a tribute to Father’s Day. Any suggestions?
By Renata Dworak Berlin Errors in the Salabert Edition of Poulenc’s Stabat Mater I. Stabat mater dolorosa Page 5, second system, first and second bar C.T.BAR.BAS Change text underlay to match sopranos: Do-lo-ro-sa Page 7, second system, last bar T. Remove soli, add forte dynamic marking II. Cujus animam gementem
My church choir has been asked to sing for a special Flag Day service in June 11. I’m at a loss for an arrangement for my 8 menber SATB choir and JW Pepper doesn’t have any in-print arrangements of only GOF. SATB is preferable, as my basses have trouble singing