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TTBB: with Orchestra

Diane Loomer is the champion:

Well known orchestral repertoire for male choir:

Brahms - Rinaldo
Busoni - Piano Concerto
Cherubini - Requiem
Liszt - Faust Symphony
Martinu - Field Mass
Schonberg - Survivor from Warsaw
Schubert - Gesang der Geist uber den Wassern
Shostakovich - Symphony no. 13
Sibelius - Kullervo Symphony; Origin of Fire
Stanford - Songs of the Sea
Stravinsky - Oedipus Rex
Wagner - Das Liebesmahl der Apostel
Weill - Das Berliner Requiem

Lesser known orchestral repertoire for male choir
Barber A stopwatch and an ordnance map
Amy Beach The minstrel and the king
Marc Blitzstein The airborne symphony
Lili Boulanger Psalm 129
Bruch Normannenzug
Bruckner Helgoland
Busoni 4 poesie liriche op. 40
Henry Cowell A thanksgiving psalm from the Dead
Sea scrolls
Fire and ice
Debussy Invocation
Donizetti Dalla francia un saluto t'invia
Enescu Rumanian poem op. 1
Arthur Foote The farewell of Hiawatha
Grazzini Messa di gloria
Grieg Landkjending op. 31
Bernard Herrmann Moby Dick
Holst Choral hymns from the Rig Veda op.
Dirge for two veterans
Ives Johnny Poe
Liszt Cantico del sol di S Francesco
Les quatre elemens
3 odes funebres: Les morts
Reger Die Weihe der Nacht
Rimsky-Korsakov Song of Oleg the wise
Rodrigo Himnos de los neofitos de Qumaran
Rossini Miserere
Sallinen Dies Irae
Schoek Der Postillon op. 18
Schubert/Liszt Die Allmacht
Schubert/Brahms Gruppe aus dem Tartarus
Schumann Das Gluck von Edenhall
Der Konigssohn
Richard Strauss Austria op. 78
Die Tageszeiten op. 76 (song cycle)
Stravinsky Babel
Le roi des etoiles
Randall Thompson Testament of freedom
Varese Ecuatorial
Villa-Lobos Choros no. 3
Wolf Dem Vaterland
Xenakis A colone
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Mozart Laut verkuende unsre Freude
Biggs, John American Folk Song Suite
Holst Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda
Rogers Three Psalms
Wilberg Shout and Give God Glory
Durufle Missa "Cum Jubilo"
Eakin, Granville Stargazing
Cornelius Requiem
Hoddinott Four Songs for Welsh Male Chorus

Thanks to: Diane Loomer, Clayton Parr, Nina Gilbert,
Paul Mark, Gordon Krauspe, Robert Ross, Carroll
Lehman, Mark Shapiro, Cory Schneider, Gary Hammond,
Mark Bammer, Wayland Rogers, Brooks Grantier,
Jukka-Pekka Maki-Luopa, Elizabeth Burch, John Cook,
David Griggs-Janower, Mark Gresham, Bragi Por
Walsseon, Craig Collins, Eduardo Mendelievich, and Jim

Len Riccinto
Measure for Measure: A Men's Choral Society
Ypsilanti, MI

Music Director
Plymouth Oratorio Society Music Director

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My apologies for taking some time to get this information to you but here I
have provided the list of music for men’s choir and orchestra that you have
chosen as your favorite pieces of the year as well as the pieces you feel
would make a good concert opener/closer. Some pieces are mentioned more
than once, that will give you an idea of how popular a particular work is.

I would also like to thank everyone for your help in my quest for the right
music. You have come through so many times and I am forever grateful.

Here are the results …..

Pastorale ………..Christopher Marshall
TTBB + solo sop., flute, oboe, cor anglais, clarinet, bass clarinet,
bassoon, vibraphone Lyrical, melodic setting of Psalm 23. Choir parts,
moderate difficulty. Needs ‘operatic’ soprano middle C up 2 8ves.
Instrumental parts idiomatic and moderately challenging. ±10"

Only in the Dream …………John David Earnest.

Randall Thompson: Testament of Freedom

Randall Thompson: Testament of Freedom

Howard Hanson: Song of Democracy

Wayland Rogers: Three Psalms
TTBB and strings. Go to Men's Chorus. It is
self-published by WR Editions.

Wayland Rogers: As Lately We Watched (Austrian carol) pub. by Boosey & Hawkes

David Brunner: I Am In Need Of Music
(Performed at ACDA Miami) published by Boosey & Hawkes

David Brunner: The Circles of Our Lives

Verdi: Anvil Chorus

Robert DeCormier: The Ox Driver's Song

Joel Phillips: Wild Nights!

arr. Denard : Hush, Somebody's Callin' my name

Randall Thompson: Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening

Mike Sammes: For the Fallen

Miles Ramsey: Water is Wide

Schubert: Gesang den Geistern über den Wassern.

James G. Eakin III: Stargazing
3 movements, texts from Plato, Algonquin Native Americans, and (of course)
"Twinkle..." by the Taylor sisters.

Randall Thompson: Testament of Freedom

Randall Thompson: Testament of Freedom

Ralph Vaughn Williams: Five Mystical Songs

Mark Hayes: Over The Rainbow

All the best,


W. Christopher Fields