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SATB color songs

Can anyone suggest some SATB songs with colors in the title or in the songs?  I know there are many color songs out there, but I'm looking for ones that sound good done with mixed male and female voices. Thank you
on May 31, 2013 3:25am
Black is the color of my true love's hair
on May 31, 2013 4:41am
The Blue Green Hills of Earth from Missa Gaia. Composer is Kim Oler
Black is the Color of my True Love's Hair
Beth Armstrong. Bristol RI
on May 31, 2013 5:03am
Paint it Black (I see a red door etc.)
on May 31, 2013 5:07am
I really love Craig Hella Johnson's arrangement of Dolly Parton's "Light of a Clear Blue Morning."  
on May 31, 2013 5:10am
Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair
My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose
 
on May 31, 2013 7:29am
Britten "The Ballad of Green Broom" (Flower Songs Nr. 5)
Byrd "Though Amarylis Dance in Green"
Stanford "The Bluebird"
 
You might try going to CPDL and doing searches by entering different colours in the search box.
on May 31, 2013 9:03am
"World of Many Colors" is one my new pieces. I'd be happy to send a perusal copy for you. :)
the text is:
REFRAIN
The world is a coat of many colors, every facet of the rainbow;
The prism always changes but the light remains the same.
Many colors, many shadows are we.  (the refrain becomes a round at the end of the piece)
 
VERSE 1
Hear the song we sing, we are dancing even as we fly
On the wings of hope, eternal as the sky.
 
VERSE 2
Let your voice ring out with the others running on the wind
For the spirit lives inside of every heart.
 
you can also hear it on youtube. 
Thank you,
Stephen Bigger
on June 1, 2013 8:45am
Walking on the Green Grass - Michael Hennagin
on June 1, 2013 8:57am
The lyrics of  the second movement of my Earthly Light (for SATB), called "Light Spectrum" are solely the names of the colors of the light spectrum (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet). Let me know if you'd like a perusal copy.
on June 2, 2013 5:42am
Joshua Shank wrote a fantastic cycle of pieces called "Color Madrigals." All texts by Keats, all with a color in the title.
http://graphitepublishing.com/Music/S001.html
 

1. Serpents in Red Roses Hissing

2. Blue! ‘Tis the Life of Heaven

3. Purple-Stainéd Mouth

4. Yellow Brooms and Cold Mushrooms

5. A Grass-Green Pillow

6. Orange-Mounts of More Soft Ascent


 
Applauded by an audience of 1
on June 2, 2013 8:00am
My students still have wonderful memories from performing "Sunday" in our color-themed concert a few years ago. Lovely imagery using beautifully colorful descriptions. From "Sunday in the Park with George" by Sondheim.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xoeL_ZbqjEkhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITPu7rV9h80;
published by Hal Leonard: UPC: 884088412548 
"Sunday, by the blue purple yellow red water; On the green purple yellow red grass... By the cool blue triangular water; On the soft green elliptical grass; As we pass through arrangements of shadow; Toward the verticals of trees forever; By the blue purple yellow red water; On the green orange violet mass of the grass..." 
 
on June 2, 2013 8:23am
Canasg can offer a set of four Colour Poems by Richard Nye for SSAATBB voices. Follow the link for information, including the text of the poems, and you can download a perusal copy of the complete score.
on June 2, 2013 8:32am
Yellow Submarine.
on June 2, 2013 10:41am
This is pasted from the Resources-Repertoire-Concert Themes page here on Choralnet...  I would add the "Red, Red Rose" by Mulholland, Claussen or Stroope.  They're all great.  CPDL also has some "color" pieces, but I would also encourage you to search for colors in italian, german and french- you'll only find more choices!
 
The White Dove--Brahms
Il bianco e dolce cigno--A. Gabrieli
The White Knight's Song--Irving Fine
White Horses--Gwyneth Walker
Ah, May the Red Rose Live Alway--Foster
Green Grow the Rashes, Oh--Mulholland
Greensleeves--R.V.Williams, others
Blue Rondo a la Turk--Brubeck/Swingle
Black Sheep--Rutter
Nigra sum--Casals
Mood Indigo--Ellington
Look for the Silver Lining--DeSylva/Kern
Silver and Gold--Johnny Marks
Serenade in Blue--Gordon/Moore
When You Wore a Tulip (I Wore a Big Red Rose)--Mahoney/Wenrich
Blue Velvet--Wanye/Morris
Blue Orchids--Hoagy Carmichael
Golden Earrings--Livingston & Evans/Victor Young
That Old Black Magic--Mercer/Arlen
Where the Blue of the Night (Meets the Gold of the
Day)--Turk/Crosby/Ahlert
Yellow Bird--Keith/Bergman/Luboff
The Yellow Rose of Texas--George
Mountain Greenery--Hart/Rodgers
Alice Blue Gown--Joseph McCarthy/Tierney
Blue Moon--Hart/Rodgers
Deep Purple--Parish/De Rose
Blue Tango--Parish/Anderson
Love is Blue--Blackburn/Popp
My Blue Heaven--Whiting/Donaldson
A Red Rose for a Blue Lady--Tepper/Brodsky
Red Sails in the Sunset--Kennedy/Williams
Scarlet Ribbons--Segal/Danzig
The Blue Room--Hart/Rodgers
Blue-Tail Fly--American Folk Song
By the Light of the Silvery Moon--Madden/Edwards
Put On Your Old Grey Bonnet--Murphy/Wenrich
Red River Valley--Traditional
Bluebird of Happiness--Hayman/Hermati
The Little Brown Church in the Vale--William Pitts
Blue Skies--Irving Berlin
Rose Room--Harry Williams?
The Old Grey Mare
Sing A Rainbow--Arthur Hamilton
All Things Bright and Beautiful--Rutter
Go Gently Into the Morning--Wagner
Ghost Ship Longer--Fogelberg/Lojeski
Ghost Ship--Perry
My Favorite Things--Rodgers/Warnick
Ballad of the Green Broom--Britten
Out of an Orange Colored Sky--Nat King Cole tune
White Sport Coat and Pink Carnation (pub. Hal Leonard)
I Dream of Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair
Blues in the Night
on June 3, 2013 5:07am
The above list says it all, but I could add one more if Latin is allowed:  Whitacre's Lux Arumque ("Light of Gold").
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