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Autumn/winter theme SA piece

Melodia Women's Choir of NYC is looking for one more piece to add to our fall 2014 program. We're specifically looking for a new piece about 3 minutes in length on the autmn/winter theme, preferrably secular. We would perform the premiere in NY in November. Up to 4 parts OK - with piano or acappella.
 
Please send the score and audio (MP3) to womenschoir(a)mindspring.com.
 
Many thanks,
 
Jenny Clarke
Executive Director
www.melodiawomenschoir.org
on July 2, 2014 9:27pm
You might look at Vintern Var Hård Op. 20 by Aulis Sallinen.  It's a bit short but sounds very nice with a few strings and doesn't get heard as much as it should...
 
Michael A. Gray
 
 
on July 3, 2014 9:41am
Elgar's The Snow, for piano and two violins, SSA. We love singing this.   
on July 3, 2014 5:30pm
You might consider my Winter, Snow; SSA + piano, c. 3:00. There's an audio link at the Lorenz website, but no score to look at.
 
 
If you like what you hear, let me know at carol(a)carolbarnett.net and I will send you a perusal score.
 
Good luck with your search.
 
All best,
 
Carol Barnett
on July 4, 2014 10:36am
on July 5, 2014 2:57am
.... Looks an exciting task for an Englishman in Gloucestershire! When do you want it for and do you want the text about NY seasons or Gloucestershire? Regards, Michael Castle (mcastlemusic.com) 
on July 10, 2014 7:05am
The poem "O Swallow, Swallow" by Tennyson, set for SSA and piano.   Easy, most experienced choirs could probably sight read it.   Limited range for Mezzo and Alto, but still interesting parts.    
 
 
 
Newly revised, originally part of Lovelife Dances for chorus and 4-hand piano. 
 
William Copper
on July 14, 2014 11:24pm
Wintersong by Audrey Snyder is easy, very singable, and quite lovely. The text by Emily Brontë is secular.
 
on July 16, 2014 11:30am
Schumann Herbstlied SA
Mendelssohn Herbstlied SA
Both are published by National and available from Pepper.
Applauded by an audience of 1
on July 17, 2014 8:41am
"Autumn Gives Her Hand to Winter" by Keith Loftis is a lovely piece. Usually performed in two parts by children's choirs, but who says the kids get to have all the fun? It's simple, beautifully written, and effective. It doesn't eactly match the description of what you are looking for, but it is worth knowing about nonetheless.
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