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CHORAL SERIES

 

Harold Rosenbaum Choral Series with G. Schirmer Publishers
Each of these pieces has been hand-chosen and edited by Maestro Rosenbaum. Tell your choir director about them today.

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White Stones
SATB A Cappella
Composer: Thomas Lavoy
This choral work for mixed voices draws the audience into a world of deep emotion, rich harmony and vivid imagery. Drawing upon the subconscious bond between mother and child, the text explores the child's fears and the mother's attempt to soothe those fears.

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Music for the Mass
Double SATB A Cappella
Composer: Milton Babbitt
Movements: Kyrie, Gloria, Sanctus, Benedictus, Agnus Dei
This early work by Milton Babbitt employs a rigorous contrapuntal style and demonstrates a stunning command of advanced compositional techniques including inverted counterpoint, juxtapositions of motifs and extreme chromaticism, yet remains eminently singable and melodic.

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Sicut Cervus
SATB A Cappella
Composer: Nancy Wertsch
This famous Latin text has been set by many composers over the ages: "As the deer longs for running water, so longs my soul for you, O Lord." This setting evokes the settings of the past with a fresh perspective for contemporary choirs. Duration: ca. 4:20.

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Motetto on Words from the Book of Job
SATB Double Choir
Composer: Samuel Barber
Motetto on words from the Book of Job was one of Barber's earliest choral works and until this publication, existed only as a manuscript in the Library of Congress. Richly harmonic, this work for double chorus is a window into the composer's imagination and craft.

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Shakespeare Suite
SATB A Cappella
Composer: Nancy Wertsch
Three texts from Shakespeare combine in a creative and colorful suite for a cappella mixed chorus. Includes: It Was a Lover and His Lass, Oh Mistress Mine, Daffodils. Recorded by The New York Virtuoso Singers. All Rights Reserved. Used by Permission. From the Harold Rosenbaum Choral Series. Duration: ca.. 7:25

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The Ocean of Peace Lies Ahead of Me
SATB
Composer: Gerald Cohen
Author: Rabindranath Tagore

This final movement of a larger work An Undaunted Heart: Songs of Elders is a setting of a poem by the Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore and explores the last stage of life for a man and the "ocean of peace" that lies before him as he encounters the "great unknown." Duration: ca. 5:20.

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Therefore
SATB A Cappella
Composer: Joelle Wallach
Author: William Dickey

This short unaccompanied work probes the puzzles of living with conscience in a profoundly flawed world. The text by poet William Dickey encourages engagement in the world, yet the piece ends in a wordless sigh, as if lamenting a lost ideal. Duration: ca. 4:00.

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Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming
SATB
Arranger: Harold Rosenbaum

Create a meditative moment in your concert with this reflective setting of the famous Praetorius chorale tune from Piae Cantiones. Performed by The Canticum Novum Singers - Harold Rosenbaum, conductor.
Duration: ca. 4:30.

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Salve Regina
SATB A Cappella
Composer: Richard Rice

One of the four Marian antiphons, this devotional text has been sung in monastic choirs for centuries. This setting features a homophonic texture and a simple ABA form.
Duration: ca. 4:15.

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