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New for 2022

We are pleased to present our new releases for 2022. You will find chorals for all seasons, voicings,
both sacred and secular, as well as some excellent teaching and learning resources.

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Extended Works

 
A Festival Gloria - Gloria In Excelsis Deo
 

 A Festival Gloria - Gloria In Excelsis Deo 
Composer: Allan Robert Petker  Author/Lyricist: Liturgical Latin 

Voicing: SATB 
Season: Christmas  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium
Sample Sound File Listen
   This 8-minute work has three distinct sections that flow together without stopping. The ''Gloria'' section that opens the work is exuberant and rhythmic. The ''miserere'' middle section is poignant and stirring. The ''et in terra pax'' section is assuring and comforting. Other accompaniments are available by rental, Brass Quintet and Percussion, Chamber Orchestra and Full Orchestra.
 

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  P8019 - SATB  [buy now]
$4.99
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A Moment's Measure
 

 A Moment's Measure 
Composer: Allan Robert Petker  Author/Lyricist: Kimberly Ayers and Allan Petker 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium
Sample Sound File Listen
   ''Living in the moment'' is a mantra and goal that is as easily forgotten as it is to pursue. The poem in this motet proclaims its value in colorful ways. Each verse is followed by a Latin phrase that coalesces the thoughts in flowing counterpoint. The middle section plays with the words from which the piece gets its title. This is a lovely and thoughtful piece for high school, college and community choir concerts.
 

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  P1699 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.95

 
A Young Man's Lament
 

 A Young Man's Lament 
Composer: Nick Strimple  Author/Lyricist: Paiute Indian, translated by Mary Austin 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Advanced
Sample Sound File Listen
   The Paiute Indian words are a cry of pain and loss that would be true for any father who lost his son. But the Indian imagery brings us outside and touches us inside. Strimple's musical writing is not multicultural but contemporary and incorporates modern western harmonies. This makes sense when you realize Dr. Strimple's tribute is to honor his teacher and friend, Robert H. Young. It is a touching musical and textual statement. Difficult.
 

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  P1682 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.75

 
An Old-Fashioned Song
 

 An Old-Fashioned Song 
Composer: Douglas Bernstein and Denis Markell  Arranger: Christopher Peterson  Author/Lyricist: Douglas Bernstein and Denis Markell 

Voicing: TTBB & PNO 
Season: Novelty, concert-closer  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium Easy
Sample Sound File Listen
   You need a concert closer that will have the audience, laughing, clapping, singing and on their feet? This delightful piece from the off-Broadway hit, ''Showing Off,'' does just that. Easy to learn and available in both TTBB and SATB voicings.
 

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  P1697 - TTBB & PNO  [buy now]
$2.75

 
An Old-Fashioned Song
 

 An Old-Fashioned Song 
Composer: Douglas L. Bernstein and Denis Markell  Arranger: Christopher W. Peterson  Author/Lyricist: Douglas L. Bernstein and Denis Markell 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium Easy
Sample Sound File Listen
   Do you need a concert closer that will have the audience, laughing, clapping, singing and on their feet? This delightful piece from the off-Broadway hit, ''Showing Off,'' does just that. Easy to learn and also available in TTBB.
 

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  P1698 - SATB  [buy now]
$3.35

 
Artist Of The Heart
 

 Artist Of The Heart 
Composer: Kevin A. Memley  Author/Lyricist: Kevin Memley and Susie Joy Mast 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium Easy
Sample Sound File Listen
   This beautiful anthem combines the themes of music appreciation with servitude in a truly artistic way, both musically and textually. Above those themes is also a song of praise and thanks. The optional string quartet adds more color to the piece which mirrors the prayer in the words.
 

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  P1688 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.95
  P9114 - Full Score and Parts  [buy now]
$40.00

 
Awake, My Soul, And Sing!
 

 Awake, My Soul, And Sing! 
Composer: Judith Herrington  Author/Lyricist: Judith Herrington 

Voicing: SSATB  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Easy - Medium
Sample Sound File Listen
   Sing a new song, Cantate Dominum, are the words that begin this energetic and celebratory piece. The opening section in 7/8 absolutely dances and thankfully returns for a joyous conclusion. The middle section poetically brings in the beauty of creation. A great festival piece that can also be sung in worship.
 

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  P1716 - SSATB  [buy now]
$2.55
  P1715 - SSA  [buy now]
$2.55

 
Called To Rejoice
 

 Called To Rejoice 
Composer: David C. Dickau  Author/Lyricist: Charles A. Silvestri 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium Advanced
Sample Sound File Listen
   Two of our greatest choral artists, one known for his mastery with words and the other for his exquisite musical compositions, have united to celebrate the powerful properties in music. Healing, unifying, inspiring, are some of those attributes. The piano accompaniment adds energy and strength to the piece. There is a high point when the single word, music, is decorated so masterfully, it is a moment of expressive genius.
 

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  P1701 - SATB  [buy now]
$3.35

 
Canntaireachd
 

 Canntaireachd 
Composer: Paul Ely Smith  Author/Lyricist: Traditional Scottish 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium Advanced
Sample Sound File Listen
   First made popular in performances by the famous choral ensemble, Chanticleer, the composer has revoiced it for SATB choir. The music is original although its connection to Irish Celtic music is undeniable, and quite intentional. The words have no meaning but continue the essence of the folk song idiom it is celebrating. It is a joyful concert piece with a challenging title to pronounce.
 

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  P1702 - SATB  [buy now]
$3.95

 
Changes
 

 Changes 
Composer: Brian Tate  Author/Lyricist: Brian Tate 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium Easy
Sample Sound File Listen
   It is said that accepting ''change'' is hard to do. Brian Tate addresses this head-on in his typical uplifting fashion. Brian's messages are always positive and helpful, and his music carries the truthful lessons in the form of a celebration.
 

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  JR1136 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.95

 
Conectados
 

 Conectados 
Composer: Brian Tate  Author/Lyricist: Brian Tate, Translation by Cristian Grases 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium Easy
Sample Sound File Listen
   ''Connected'' has been one of our most popular chorals and is in numerous voicings. This is the first one to be released with the lyrics translated into Spanish. ''Conectados'' is an exciting step forward in providing choral music to our Spanish-speaking friends.

Note: The recording is the SATB voicing but the lyrics are in English.
 

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  JR1138 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.95

 
Dona Nobis Pacem
 

 Dona Nobis Pacem 
Composer: Hyun Kook  Author/Lyricist: Traditional Latin 

Voicing: SATB, divisi 
Season: Christmas, General  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium
Sample Sound File Listen
   “Grant us peace” is a phrase that is uttered in Latin at the end of many Liturgical songs. The melody that carries these words in this motet is as cascading as a water brook. This selection is a beautiful concert closer, as well as sacred prayer. Medium in difficulty.
 

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  P1651 - SATB, divisi  [buy now]
$2.75

 
Down By The Green Bushes
 

 Down By The Green Bushes 
Composer: English Folk Song  Arranger: Doug Andrews  Author/Lyricist: English Folk Song 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium
Sample Sound File Listen
   This English folk song tells a tale of unrequited love. The tale may be old but the setting is new. The creative accompaniment brings the first hint of trouble on the horizon. This is a delightful concert piece for the high school choir.
 

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  P1705 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.95

 
His Eye Is On The Sparrow
 

 His Eye Is On The Sparrow 
Composer: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel  Arranger: Stacey V. Gibbs and Robert T. Townsend  Author/Lyricist: Civilla Durfee Martin 

Voicing: SATB divisi  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium
Sample Sound File Listen
   This classic gospel hymn remains popular more than a century after it was first published in 1905. This new arrangement is going to take it to the top of the charts again. We are proud to launch the Shawna Stewart choral series with this piece. Dr. Stewart's choirs from Biola University in La Mirada, California, have been topping the charts in their own way at many recent ACDA conferences. This piece is a huge way to announce her new series.
 

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  P1722 - SATB divisi  [buy now]
$3.95

 
Hold Me, Rock Me
 

 Hold Me, Rock Me 
Composer: Brian Tate  Author/Lyricist: Brian Tate 

Voicing: TTBB  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium Easy
Sample Sound File Listen
   This is a modern day spiritual. The SATB voicing has been one of the best-selling pieces for many years. Now Brian Tate has given us a TTBB edition. The words are reassuring and positive and the tune simply rolls as easy as a gentle wave. Easy.
 

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  P1720 - TTBB  [buy now]
$2.95

 
How Do I Listen
 

 How Do I Listen 
Composer: Matthew Harrison  Author/Lyricist: Hafez 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium Advanced
Sample Sound File Listen
   The lyrics of the Persian poet Hafez, are often quoted as proverbs and sayings to be pondered. The musical treatment of this choral adds an intensity and depth to those words. Listening becomes more acute when enveloped in the sounds of music, melody and harmony. This is a contemplative piece that brings the audience into more focused attention.
 

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  P1706 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.75

 
I Am Not There
 

 I Am Not There 
Composer: Nick Johnson  Author/Lyricist: Mary Elizabeth Frye 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium
Sample Sound File Listen
   The poem that Ms. Frye wrote was to honor the passing of a friend's mother, and this piece works well as a memorial anthem. But the text has become popular because it is life-giving and encouraging and can serve so many other purposes. This musical setting carries the inspiring words into the future and has become a popular choral for many high school choirs prior to publications. We are proud to make it available to a wider audience.
 

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  P1707 - SATB  [buy now]
$3.35

 
If Only The World - Ubi Caritas
 

 If Only The World - Ubi Caritas 
Composer: Michael Atwood  Author/Lyricist: Liturgical Latin 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium Advanced
Sample Sound File Listen
   We believe the ''Ubi Caritas'' chant came from the 8th century, and it has been further enhanced by many of the best composers over the ages. This setting brings many fresh colors into view, but most notable is the narrative section, which requires singers to complete the sentence, ''If only the world could...'' and share it at a point in the music. It is a powerful and unique addition to this song of unity and love. For high school and college choirs.
 

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  P1708 - SATB  [buy now]
$3.35

 
Jamjari Kkong Kkong
 

 Jamjari Kkong Kkong 
Composer: Korean Folk Song  Arranger: Minhee Kim  Author/Lyricist: Korean Folk Song 

Voicing: SSA  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium
Sample Sound File Listen
   ''Jamjari Kkongkkong'' is a Korean traditional children’s song based on nature. Jamjari means “dragonfly” and kkongkkong is an expression that represents “to freeze/stop in place.” Children in South Korea used to sing this song while chasing dragonflies, in hopes that a dragonfly would freeze in place to make it easier to catch. This arrangement begins with the original folk song (mm. 3-6), then continues with a modified version of the melody.
 

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  P1717 - SSA  [buy now]
$2.75

 
Locus Iste
 

 Locus Iste 
Composer: Kevin A. Memley  Author/Lyricist: Traditional Latin 

Voicing: TTBB  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium
Sample Sound File Listen
   “Absolutely beautiful,” is the most common response after hearing this motet. The traditional Latin text honors the place in which the music is performed. Mr. Memley’s dedication to melody dominates the piece, as his colorful harmonies support it. Medium in difficulty.
 

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  P1641 - TTBB  [buy now]
$2.75

 
Lord Of All - Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
 

 Lord Of All - Infant Holy, Infant Lowly 
Composer: Polish Carol  Arranger: Chris Jones  Author/Lyricist: Paraphraser Edith M.G. Reed 

Voicing: SATB 
Season: Christmas  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium Easy
Sample Sound File Listen
   This beautiful Polish Carol is a welcomed addition to the Willamette Master Chorus Series. Written with optional string quintet accompaniment, it works equally as well with piano. A gentle portion of ''Away in the Manger'' appears at one point which is a delightful moment.
 

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  P1709 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.95
  P9118 - Full Score and Parts   [buy now]
$40.00

 
Malinak Lay Labi
 

 Malinak Lay Labi 
Composer: Pangasinan Folk Song  Arranger: George G. Hernandez  Author/Lyricist: Pangasinan Folk Song 

Voicing: SATB divisi  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium Advanced
Sample Sound File Listen
   In the Philippines this may be the most popular love song in the country. George Hernandez has a string of excellent folk songs from the Philippines and with this choral we launch the ''George G. Hernandez Philippine Folk Song Choral Series.'' This arrangement has all the tenderness and lushness necessary to make the audience swoon. An IPA pronunciation guide is available separately as a free download.
 

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  P1710 - SATB divisi  [buy now]
$2.95

 
Mirame Asi
 

 Mirame Asi 
Composer: E. Sanchez Fuentes  Arranger: George Hernandez  Author/Lyricist: Fernan Sanchez 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Easy-Med
Sample Sound File Listen
   Here is a love song from Cuba that is both happy and passionate. The title means ''Look at me like that,'' and anyone who has ever fallen in love knows what that means. The tune is folk-like and beautiful, and this setting lets the accompanying voices provide the dance-like rhythms. This concert piece for mixed voices is easy to medium in difficulty.
 

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  P1664 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.75

 
My Soul Magnifies The Lord
 

 My Soul Magnifies The Lord 
Composer: Kevin A. Memley  Author/Lyricist: Traditional Latin 

Voicing: TTBB 
Season: Advent, Christmas  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium
Sample Sound File Listen
   Taken from his very popular “Magnificat,” is this first movement setting for TB voices. Performable with piano alone, it is best experienced with piano, brass and percussion. A great Christmas selection of medium difficulty.
 

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  P1680 - TTBB  [buy now]
$3.35

 
Not As The World
 

 Not As The World 
Composer: William V. Malpede  Author/Lyricist: John 14:27/Philippians 4:6-7 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Easy - Medium
Sample Sound File Listen
   With an incredible mixture of gospel and jazz this beautiful benediction will rock your world. The melody line is tender, the harmonies are luscious, and the message is warm and loving. Excellent for worship or a concert closer. Easy to medium in difficulty.
 

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  JR1134 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.95

 
On This Day, Earth Shall Ring
 

 On This Day, Earth Shall Ring 
Composer: Piae Cantiones  Arranger: David Schmidt  Author/Lyricist: Trans. Jane M. Joseph 

Voicing: SSATTB 
Season: Christmas  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium
Sample Sound File Listen
   This joyful carol is also known as ''Personent Hodie.'' David Schmidt's arrangement begins by adding majesty and triumph. Then, a middle section brings new emotion in an a cappella rendering. Returning to the opening character, the piece concludes with a glorious finish.
 

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  P1721 - SSATTB  [buy now]
$2.95

 
Sweet Hour Of Prayer
 

 Sweet Hour Of Prayer 
Composer: W.B. Bradbury  Arranger: Hyun Kook  Author/Lyricist: W.W. Walford 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Easy-Med
Sample Sound File Listen
   The hymn is an old favorite and this arrangement does not veer away from that respect. Rather, it builds on it and grants us a rendition that is refreshing and familiar. Easy to medium in difficulty.
 

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  P1673 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.95

 
Tek Kapidan
 

 Tek Kapidan 
Composer: Turkish Folk Song  Arranger: Ertugrul Bayraktar   Author/Lyricist: Turkish Folk Song 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium Advanced
Sample Sound File Listen
   Tek Kapidan is a Turkish folk song in which the choir shares a young girl's musings about her boyfriend, who was killed in an accident. She reminisces about their past times together and wishes for the old days when they were together. She says how much more important being with him was than the material things in life. Sopranos and Altos alternate solo sections with the Tenors and Basses in this arrangement.
 

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  P1719 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.95

 
The Cloak, The Boat And The Shoes
 

 The Cloak, The Boat And The Shoes 
Composer: John Milne  Author/Lyricist: W. B. Yeats 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium
Sample Sound File Listen
   Yeats is a famous poet whose words have many meanings. The poem is weaved into three sections and Milne follows that by constructing his motet into three verses. His melody is as haunting and thoughtful as the poet's lyrics. Furthermore, he keeps the vocal lines free of divisi yet full of suspensions and resolutions that entice the listener. A fine concert piece for high school and college choirs.
 

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  P1714 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.75

 
The Night Will Never Stay
 

 The Night Will Never Stay 
Composer: Judith Herrington  Author/Lyricist: Eleanor Farjeon 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium Easy
Sample Sound File Listen
   Following the success of the treble voice setting released last year is this new voicing. “Though you bind it to the blowing wind and you buckle it to the moon, the night will slip away like a sorrow or a tune.” The poetry of Eleanor Farjeon is so evocative, and Judith Herrington knows just how to set it for mixed voices to sing. This is a beautiful song for concert or festival use.
 

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  P1711 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.75

 
The Water Is Wide
 

 The Water Is Wide 
Composer: Traditional Folk Song  Arranger: Jesse Beulke  Author/Lyricist: Traditional Folk Song 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium Advanced
Sample Sound File Listen
   Every so often an arranger takes a familiar folk song and redresses it so incredibly that it feels like a brand new piece. Such is the case with this arrangement. It is both old and new all at once; an intimate friend you can fall in love with all over again. The harmonies are lush and delicate at the same time. Choirs will love singing this piece and it is an excellent choice for advanced high school, college and community choirs.
 

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  P1712 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.95

 
Tis The Seraphim
 

 Tis The Seraphim 
Composer: Kevin A. Memley  Author/Lyricist: Kevin A. Memley 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Medium
Sample Sound File Listen
   Kevin Memley's music is known for its beautiful melodies, captivating harmonies and originality. Initially published for TTBB, this a cappella piece for mixed voices is a prayer of gratitude and praise. The “alleluias” that soar between the verses are gentle yet stunning. The general nature of the text will enable this piece to work in both church and school, high school and older.
 

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  P1713 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.75

 
Who Can Sail Without The Wind?
 

 Who Can Sail Without The Wind? 
Composer: Scandinavian Folk Song  Arranger: Sara Glick and Judith Herrington  Author/Lyricist: Scandinavian Folk Song 

Voicing: TB  Released: January 2022  Difficulty: Easy
Sample Sound File Listen
   From the Songs of the World series, this Scandinavian folk song is beautifully constructed and the accompaniment, with optional clarinet, is artfully solid. Scandinavian and English texts provided.
 

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  P1696 - TB  [buy now]
$2.25
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Choralisms
 

 Choralisms  Author/Lyricist: Roger Emerson 
Voicing: Book  Released: January 2022 
   This is the perfect gift for all the choral people in your life, for the holidays, Christmas time or anytime. Renowned composer/arranger Roger Emerson has been keeping notes of wise words from the many choral mentors in his life - conductors, composers, producers, publishers. His way of passing on these stories is as clever, delightful and often humorous as his musical writing. (Did I just call his music writing humorous?). Plus, the lessons are spot on and priceless. Find out what ''choralisms'' really means and get a copy of this book for yourself - now!
 

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  P5033 - Book  [buy now]
$19.99

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