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What's New

Brand New in 2020

2020 has made a stamp on history no one will soon forget. The entire globe has been impacted and forced to make adjustments. Music publishers have streamlined their offerings and the way music is delivered, and we are only at the beginning of this new journey. While change can be difficult, there are always rewards in the unexpected ways new things develop. Do check back later to see what's new from Pavane Publishing. We are pleased to present a slate of new chorals with uplifting messages that can work for all sizes of ensembles.


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Bring Me Little Water, Sylvie
 

 Bring Me Little Water, Sylvie 
Composer: Huddie Ledbetter  Arranger: Robert Jones  Author/Lyricist: Huddie Ledbetter 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2020  Difficulty: Easy
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   First released in SSA, then SAB, the enthusiastic response demanded this SATB setting. Delightfully arranged and with excellent historical notes, it is both fun and educational. A wonderful festival piece and concert opener.
 

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  P1675 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.55

 
Connected
 

 Connected 
Composer: Brian Tate  Author/Lyricist: Brian Tate 

Voicing: TTBB  Released: January 2020  Difficulty: Easy
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   Classic Brian Tate: an uplifting text, catchy and sing-able a cappella counterpoint, uniquely combining a folk and spiritual sound, this is a winner. Arranged for TB voices now, this piece joins several other voicings in our catalog.
 

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  JR1132 - TTBB  [buy now]
$2.55

 
Dawn And Dusk (Fajar Dan Senja)
 

 Dawn And Dusk (Fajar Dan Senja) 
Composer: Ken Steven  Author/Lyricist: Ken Steven 

Voicing: SATB, divisi  Released: January 2020  Difficulty: Med-Diff
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   Fajar dan Senja or in English ''Dawn and Dusk'' is an exploration of sounds with the human voice. The composer captures the magical moments of a day's beginning and its end through the variety of vocal colors and hand percussion. Based on Indonesian exotic Melayu scale, the music pictures the folk life atmosphere into a vibrant sound experience. Medium-difficult but worth every second!
 

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  P1661 - SATB, divisi  [buy now]
$2.55

 
Ding Dong Merrily On High
 

 Ding Dong Merrily On High 
Composer: George Ratcliffe Woodward  Arranger: Chris Jones  Author/Lyricist: Branle de l'Official 

Voicing: SAB 
Season: Christmas or Lent  Released: January 2020  Difficulty: Easy-Med
Sample Sound File Listen
   Here is a Christmas carol set in a style reminiscent of the big band sound. This clever setting was released for SATB just last year and was a runaway hit. This revoicing for SAB will enable more choirs to enjoy singing it. Easy to medium in difficulty.
 

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  P1683 - SAB  [buy now]
$2.55

 
Drill, Ye Tarriers, Drill
 

 Drill, Ye Tarriers, Drill 
Composer: American Folk Song, attr. to Charles Connolly  Arranger: Brian Tate  Author/Lyricist: American Folk Song, attr. to Thomas Casey 

Voicing: TTBB  Released: January 2020  Difficulty: Easy-Med
Sample Sound File Listen
   This American folk song from the time of the building of the railroads is both familiar, brawny and humorous. The arrangement is enjoyable and the story comical, making it a great concert selection. Easy to medium in difficulty.
 

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  JR1128 - TTBB  [buy now]
$2.25

 
Hodie
 

 Hodie 
Composer: Pie cantiones (1582)  Arranger: J. Edmund Hughes, Brian Edward Galante  Author/Lyricist: Liber usualis, antiphon 

Voicing: SATB 
Season: Christmas  Released: January 2020  Difficulty: Easy-Med
Sample Sound File Listen
   A familiar Christmas classic, this arrangement begins with a chant-like opening. The carol emerges in a strong statement from the treble voices. The TB voices soon add responsive punctuations, then the parts move into a canon. The writing is simple but solid, easily learned and sounds impressive. Great for high school. Easy to medium in difficulty.
 

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  P1676 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.25

 
I Am With You
 

 I Am With You 
Composer: Kevin A. Memley 

Voicing: SATB 
Season: Communion/Lent  Released: January 2020  Difficulty: Easy to Medium
Sample Sound File Listen
   Kevin Memley always writes beautiful piano accompaniments and he also smuggles in some sophisticated harmonies in the most clever and unassuming ways. The Isaiah text is one of assurance and the music provides that and much more. Beginning and ending calmly, the space in-between builds in intensity and then pulls back. Appropriate during Lent and communion, its general theme can be sung at almost any service of worship
 

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  JR1129 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.45

 
I Wonder As I Wander
 

 I Wonder As I Wander 
Composer: John Jacob Niles  Arranger: Jennaya Robison  Author/Lyricist: John Jacob Niles 

Voicing: SSAA 
Season: Christmas  Released: January 2020  Difficulty: Medium
Sample Sound File Listen
   Already a haunting melody, this setting is even more captivating with the addition of the oboe obbligato. Although piano can always accompany adequately, the use of harp furthers the mystic sonorities. This is a stunning Christmas concert selection of medium difficulty.
 

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  P1677 - SSAA  [buy now]
$2.55

 
Life Has Loveliness
 

 Life Has Loveliness 
Composer: Judith Herrington  Author/Lyricist: Sara Teasdale 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2020  Difficulty: Easy-Med
Sample Sound File Listen
   Commissioned by Manhattan Concert Productions and premiered at Carnegie Hall, this is a selection that celebrates the beauty of life. The writing is straight-forward, melodic and interesting. A strong high school concert selection that is easy to medium in difficulty.
 

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  P1678 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.55

 
Normandy
 

 Normandy 
Composer: Ron Kean  Author/Lyricist: Cyril Crain 

Voicing: SATB 
Season: Patriotic  Released: January 2020  Difficulty: Medium
Sample Sound File Listen
   An incredibly well-crafted patriotic piece that honors those who have sacrificed for our freedoms. The text is a poem from a survivor that pays tribute while being uplifting. The choral writing is careful and gracious. The piccolo offers an appropriate sonority, as do the occasional handbells. Bringing in the military hymn “Eternal Father Strong to Save” is a crowning touch. High school, college and community choirs will find this piece most useful for many reasons. Medium in difficulty.
 

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  P1666 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.55

 
Peace To The World
 

 Peace To The World 
Composer: Hyun Kook  Arranger: Allan Robert Petker  Author/Lyricist: Traditional Latin 

Voicing: SATB, divisi  Released: January 2020  Difficulty: Easy-Med
Sample Sound File Listen
   The text is the familiar “Dona Nobis Pacem” (grant us peace), and the melody is a gentle cascading tune that is developed with ease. In the middle of the song is the most spectacular thing: an aleatoric rendering of the text in numerous languages that make the message even more profound. The performance possibilities are endless with ideas for choreography and sign language to heighten it further. Simple and yet meaningful, great for high schools, churches, community choirs, and easy to medium in difficulty.
 

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  JR1127 - SATB, divisi  [buy now]
$2.25

 
Quieta Nox: Mysterium (Silent Night: A Mystery)
 

 Quieta Nox: Mysterium (Silent Night: A Mystery) 
Composer: Franz Gruber  Arranger: Dan Jackson  Author/Lyricist: Franz Gruber 

Voicing: SATB 
Season: Christmas  Released: January 2020  Difficulty: Easy
Sample Sound File Listen
   Referred to as the “Aleatoric Silent Night,” this is a breakthrough arrangement that is easily learned with dynamic effect. After singing the well-known carol as we all know it, it blossoms into individual statements that emerge freely in independent rhythms creating a cacophony of polyphony that embraces the listeners. Choirs are encouraged to include sign language to heighten the effect. Easy!
 

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  P1667 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.10

 
Thula Mama
 

 Thula Mama 
Composer: African Lullaby  Arranger: Brian Tate  Author/Lyricist: African Lullaby 

Voicing: SSAA  Released: January 2020  Difficulty: Easy
Sample Sound File Listen
   This Zulu lullaby is tastefully arranged for a cappella treble voices, as it should be. One can almost smell the grasses on the plains and feel the earth with this song. Tender and gentle, its greatest feature is how well it brings in the flavors of Africa. Easy
 

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  JR1130 - SSAA  [buy now]
$2.10

 
To Thine Own Self Be True
 

 To Thine Own Self Be True 
Composer: Brian Tate  Author/Lyricist: William Shakespeare 

Voicing: SAB  Released: January 2020  Difficulty: Easy
Sample Sound File Listen
   The message is so positive, so healthy, and the music just carries it effortlessly. Never have Shakespeare’s words been set more simply and truthfully. An excellent spring concert selection for high school voices. Easy.
 

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  JR1131 - SAB  [buy now]
$2.25

 
Ubi Caritas
 

 Ubi Caritas 
Composer: Kevin A. Memley  Author/Lyricist: Traditional Latin 

Voicing: SSSAAA  Released: January 2020  Difficulty: Difficult
Sample Sound File Listen
   Complementing his popular “O Magnum Mysterium” is this motet for advanced treble voices. The choral parts weave like a delicate fabric, where the harmonies bring ever-changing colors to the work. Difficult but worth it.
 

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  P1659 - SSSAAA  [buy now]
$2.75

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