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Hi… I’m looking for a concert length work, or two large works, prefer English, with some kind of ensemble. Full orchestra would be hard for us. Any suggestions? This is a chorus attached to a church, but secular pieces are definitely good. Thanks
Hi: I am working on my dissertation at the University of Maryland and have trying to get in contact of Jorge Cordoba, the Mexican composer. Does anyone knows could I contact him? I am interested in his choral compositions. Thanks.
Hello fellow choir nerds!!!! My friend and I are doing a session at our local MENC and ACDA conventions and we are looking for websites that have any free sight-reading material. We have the big ones like CPDL and a resource from this website and jsbchorales.net. we are also looking for something for smaller […]
How important/necessary is it to have an encore prepared for a choral concert? We have a tradition of closing our Christmas concert with a piece about peace, which is usually fairly quiet and contemplative. I have difficulty finding a suitable encore, and sometimes wonder if it’s really necessary. Is it perhaps better to send the […]
Having been inspired by someone’s question and many answers on the topic of “Singing the Annual Music Report”, I decided to try it myself. Anglican Chant was the vehicle, as many of you suggested, and the result was great! I’m the music director of a small church with a very decent singing congregation and choir […]
I am seeking recommendations for public domain SSA madrigals appropriate for a group of twelve (12) relatively strong 11-12th grade girls. I’m new to high school this year after nine years of middle school, so I was hoping to learn from others’ experience. There was another ChoralNet posting on this subject, but nothing was public […]
Good morning colleagues! I have been in search of a singable English translation to the verses (all five, preferably) of Parce Domine, and I am turning to my ChoralNet friends for assistance. What I’m looking to accomplish here is to sing the Parce Domine refrain in Latin, and the verses in English. Seems that […]
Hello there – I am looking for a multi-movement work that is up tempo and fun a la Robert Ray’s Gospel Mass. I love Dr. Ray’s mass setting. I find it fun to sing, upbeat, beautiful, and meaningful however I conduct at a Unitarian Church and some of my choristers said they would be uncomfortable singing the text. Can you recommend something […]
The “lost recording” of Chanticleer performing Aloha Oe is now exclusively available for download from Chanticleer’s website after their recent live performance on MPR’s A Prairie Home Companion. Visit www.chanticleer.org to download this song or any song or album from Chanticleer’s discography.