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This thoughtful, delicate, dramatic and at times joyful Stabat Mater, is the vocal work that established Franz Joseph Haydn throughout Europe as a great composer of religious music during the 18th Century. Arranged for mixed SATB chorus, SAT soloists with a piano reduction.
for SATB and brass ensemble or full orchestra Gloria was written in 1974 in response to a commission from The Voices of Mel Olson, a choir based in the USA. The division of the work into three movements a respectively proclamatory, prayerful, and joyfully affirmative a corresponds to the divisions in the text. Most of the melodic material derives from a Gregorian chant associated with this text. An accompaniment for orchestra without organ is also available. Full scores, vocal scores, and instrumental parts are available on hire. The first movement of Gloria is available separately under the title Gloria 1.
Festival hymn with introductory fanfare for mixed choir, brass ensemble (4 trumpets, 3 trombones or 2 horns and 1 trombone, tuba), timpani, percussion and organ An alternative orchestral accompaniment is available on hire. No. 1 of Two Hymns of Praise
Settings of children's poems and nursery rhymes for SATB unaccompanied SATB (with some divisi)
for SATB and piano or orchestra or brass ensemble or ensemble This carol is also available in Carols for Choirs 3, and 100 Carols for Choirs. All the instrumental accompaniments are available for hire. The arrangement for orchestra is also available on sale.
Raymond Leppard's realization of Cavalli's Magnificat for double mixed voices chorus and orchestra of trumpets, trombones, strings and keyboard continuo. Here arranged with a piano accompaniment.
for solo cello Includes twelve easy arrangements of pieces by famous composer of the Classical and Romantic periods.
These fifty anthems were chosen for their accessiblity to the average church choir, but are suitable for larger choirs and concert settings. Four anthems were composed specially for this book by Francis Jackson, Kenneth Leighton, David Lord, and William Mathias; other composers represented date from present day back to the sixteenth-century. The collection covers all main seasons of the church year and includes 21 anthems for general use.
This brief piece for wind band, composed in 1939 to open a pageant at the Royal Albert Hall, is simple but highly effective. It opens with a rousing brass fanfare, which gives way to a stirring, chorale-like passage in which the woodwind come to the fore, before giving way to the brass as the fanfare returns. Also available in versions for orchestral winds and brass band. Scores and parts are available on hire.