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Missa Brevis, Benedictus

From Missa Brevis, this movement contains many imitative, yet accessible melismas proclaiming “Hosanna in Excelsis.” This choral can stand alone or in combination with other movement(s).  Published with a piano accompaniment, a score for strings and harp is available as a free download at www.carlfischer.com.  Carl Fischer Publishing. Voicing satb Description From Missa Brevis, commissioned… Continue reading Missa Brevis, Benedictus

Missa Brevis, Agnus Dei

Agnus Dei and Dona Nobis from the Mass is the second of two movements in our setting of the Missa Brevis text.  Opening with an alto solo followed by a soprano solo, the treble voices join to bring this movement to a close as the tenors lead into a full choral fugue of “Dona Nobis”.… Continue reading Missa Brevis, Agnus Dei

Miss Foggerty’s Cake

This rollicking setting of the poem sets the scene and mood of people at the dinner table trying to cut into Miss Foggerty’s over-baked, very hard cake.  The text is very funny and the song is fun to rehearse and sing.  Contact us for copies. Voicing tbb Accompaniment Piano accompaniment

Michael Finnigin

The lively setting of this folk song sparkles as Part I and Part III set up two contrasting ostinato patterns that surround the original melody.  With dramatic dynamics and an accelerando to the end, this is a fun arrangement to rehearse and perform.  Alfred Publishing. Voicing sab Accompaniment Piano accompaniment

Michael Finnegan

The lively setting of this folk song sparkles as a contrasting ostinato pattern joins the original melody.  With dramatic dynamics and an accelerando to the end, this is a fun arrangement to rehearse and perform.  Alfred Publishing. Voicing 2-part Accompaniment Piano accompaniment

Merry Christmas To All (Feliz Navidad)

A wonderfully effective cross-cultural holiday piece for 2-part choirs. The melody includes lengthy echo sections which make for easy learning.  Alfred Publishing. Voicing 2-part Accompaniment Piano accompaniment

Merry Bells of Christmas, The

Ring in the holidays and the anticipation of Christmas Day with this bright, festive original featuring bell sounds, delightful countermelodies, independent parts, and the opportunity for each part to sing the melody. A descant joins in the final section to create a simple three-part texture. With conservative ranges and a partner-song format, this celebratory piece… Continue reading Merry Bells of Christmas, The

Merriest Time, The

A fun, festive holiday song filled with falling snow and reindeer on the rooftop! With memorable melodies in a partner song setting and the eventual addition of a third part descant, there are wonderful opportunities for young singers to emerge successful!  BriLee Music.   Voicing 2-part Accompaniment Piano accompaniment

Me Gusta

“Me gusta cantar – I like to sing.” Your singers will enjoy the gentle calypso beat and happy melodic rhythms in this cross-cultural original that’s got style to spare. They’ll like the opportunity to play the hand-held percussion instruments, too – simple enough that anyone can play them. It’s a multicultural treat that they’ll ask… Continue reading Me Gusta

Mark Twain

Your young singers will learn about one of America’s most famous writers in this delightful song. “Let me tell you ’bout ol’ Sam Clemens, an American of great, great fame. He was a speaker and a very good writer who used another name…”  Fred Bock Music. Voicing 2-part Accompaniment Piano accompaniment