A La Ru, A La Me  

A La Ru, A La Me

Douglas E. Wagner

Douglas Wagner's soothing setting of this Spanish lullaby includes mostly unison voices throughout, making it a snap to learn. The lilting countermelody added to each chorus pairs perfectly with the optional instrumental parts and colorful synth track to enhance any performance.

 
 
Be Glad This Festive Day  

Be Glad This Festive Day

Douglas E. Wagner

A perfect opener for your holiday concert or a Madrigal dinner, this inspired Doug Wagner creation partners with Deck the Hall and possesses all of the color and pageantry of a Renaissance court celebration. Optional parts for drum, tambourine, and finger cymbals add to the festive flair that your young and developing choirs are sure to enjoy.

 
 
Cold Snap  

Cold Snap

Mark Hayes

Mark Hayes offers this highly entertaining musical depiction of the things that happen when Old Man Winter comes knocking at the door, complete with on-stage coughing, sneezing, and optional choreography!

 
 
Danny Boy  

Danny Boy

Russell Robinson

Russell Robinson casts the beloved vocal standard in an updated, contemporary setting with refreshing harmonies and subtle rhythmic nuances. Including an optional solo, this piece is especially suited to performance by women's voices.

 
 
Go Down, Moses  

Go Down, Moses

Russell Robinson

Elegantly set to bring out the best in young voices, this laid-back, cool-jazz treatment of the popular spiritual is a joy to sing! The repeated sections foster rapid learning, making this piece a great fit for any program.

 
 
Hanukkah!  

Hanukkah!

Ruth Elaine Schram and Linda Marcus

Celebrate Hanukkah with this delightfully singable selection by Ruth Elaine Schram and Linda Marcus. Frequent melodic repetition and options for simple percussive obbligatos will have you performance ready in no time.

 
 
Holly, Jolly, Fa La La  

Holly, Jolly, Fa La La

Douglas E. Wagner

An instant audience pleaser, this bright, up-tempo original Christmas piece partners with Jolly Old Saint Nicholas in a fun and easy-to-learn celebration of the season. An accompaniment track adds the tinsel on the tree.

 
 
How Doth the Little Crocodile  

How Doth the Little Crocodile

Mark Burrows

A delightful musical interpretation of the beloved Lewis Carroll poem, this piece is easy to put together and an excellent choice for a choir's first experience with part singing. The catchy melody transitions to a round in two or three parts, providing practical options for your beginning choirs.

 
 
Let Us Sing and Celebrate!  

Let Us Sing and Celebrate!

Tom Fettke

Strains of the familiar Masterpiece Theatre opening theme combine with an upbeat seasonal text in this joyful piece. Comfortable ranges with a good deal of step-wise motion and easily executed melodic skips in the school-friendly lyrics make this work welcome fare for any holiday concert.

 
 
Night Time  

Night Time

Erik Whitehill

Beginning as a slow ballad, then transitioning into a cool, upbeat Latin groove, this unique selection is full of musical variety and tonal color. The piano part is a joy to play and offers just the right support for young voices.

 
 
Out of This World  

Out of This World

Julie Gardner Bray

Full of stylistic variety and tonal color, this piece includes a positive message about how imagination and forward thinking sets us free to accomplish great things. I'm riding the tail of a comet, floating through new galaxies. If you're looking for me, you'll find me taking my place among the stars.

 
 
Ripple of Kindness  

Ripple of Kindness

Donna Butler Douglas

Artful tonal shifts with a splendid modulation grace this effective piece for young voices, which features a meaningful text that reflects on how we all play a part in spreading joy and goodwill as we each make a difference in building a better world.

 
 
Rise Up!  

Rise Up!

Becki Slagle Mayo

Becki Slagle Mayo's light swing setting of the well-known spiritual opens with unison voices and gradually branches into greater part independence, culminating in an impressive divisi finale. The cool-jazz piano accompaniment perfectly frames this engaging seasonal selection.

 
 
River Running By  

River Running By

Douglas E. Wagner

This exquisite concert work, sensitively scored for young voices, incorporates a flowing river in metaphor for the release of the free spirit in all of us. River sing to me, rushing to the sea. Teach me by example, help me feel as free as I can be…take me where you go.

 
 
Zi Zhu Diao  

Zi Zhu Diao

Mark Weston

Add some diversity to your performance with this lovely traditional Chinese lullaby, sensitively set for young voices. Unison writing that moves into easy passages of vocal independence, an accessible Mandarin text, and a harmonically rich koto-style piano part all contribute to a thoroughly enjoyable multicultural experience for your choir.

 
 

Additional Two-part Titles

The titles below were recorded in an alternate voicing, but are also newly available for two-part choirs. Clicking on the piece will take you to the alternate voicing's primary page, where you can see prices for all voicings and watch the primary voicing's Score Browser video.

 
 
Christmas...In About Three Minutes  

Christmas…In About Three Minutes

Mark Weston

Spice up your Christmas or holiday program with something truly unique…a medley with as many familiar carols and traditional holiday songs as one choir can sing in about three minutes (twenty-three carol/song quotations included)! Program notes outline additional creative staging possibilities for this entertainingly effective closer or encore.

 
 
I Dream a World  

I Dream a World

André J. Thomas

I dream a world where man No other man will scorn, Where love will bless the earth and peace its paths adorn. The introspective and contemplative lyrics of the great African American poet and writer Langston Hughes grace this marvelous original work. Possessing a gentle, flowing style, it provides a subtle programming contrast.

 
 
Lux Aeterna  

Lux Aeterna

Mark Burrows

This stunning work for young voices creates a simple beauty rooted in the deep emotion of languid melodic lines. The Latin text is drawn from the Requiem mass. Light eternal, shine on them. A richly orchestrated performance/accompaniment CD is also available to heighten the performance.

 
 
On a Night Long Ago  

On a Night Long Ago

Natalie Sleeth

Natalie Sleeth's light folk style perfectly frames this original school-friendly Christmas text. Repetition in the straightforward vocal lines will save rehearsal time, and the available synth track makes this piece so much fun to sing!

 
 
Things That Go Bump in the Night  

Things That Go Bump in the Night

Douglas E. Wagner

Just as eyelids start to close, just as you begin to doze, there in the hall a resounding thump, things that go bump in the night… Douglas Wagner's image-rich text lends itself to riser choreography, and the optional accompaniment adds to the spook factor in this heathy dose of ghostly fun.