Cantica Nova

18 new motets for choirs

Vocal score
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for SATB, with organ and unaccompanied
Cantica Nova is an outstanding collection of motets by contemporary British composers. The pieces present a kaleidoscope of different styles and sonorities, united in their ability to communicate fresh ideas and the skill of their vocal writing.
Encompassing a wide range of texts, with settings of some of the great hymns of the Church alongside little known, rarely set texts, the collection will be welcomed by concert and church choirs seeking innovative and exciting contemporary repertoire.

  • Outstanding collection of quality contemporary choral pieces
  • Great variety of material
  • Features established Oxford composers, fast-establishing composers, and interesting new names
  • Suitable for concert and church choirs
  • Pieces throughout the Church's year
  • Link with New Horizons series


  • Kerry Andrew: O lux beata Trinitas
  • Michael Berkeley: Pasce agnos meos
  • Alan Bullard: Ave maris stella
  • Bob Chilcott: Pange lingua
  • Michael Finnissy: Ave regina coelorum
  • Andrew Gant: Ave verum corpus
  • GabrielJackson: A Prayer of King Henry VI
  • John Joubert: In medio Ecclesiae
  • Tarik O'Regan: Surrexit Christus
  • JosephPhibbs: Ave verum corpus
  • Jonathan Pitkin: Cantate Domino
  • Francis Pott: Jesu dulcis memoria
  • Anthony Powers: Omagnum mysterium
  • John Rutter: Veni Sancte Spiritus
  • Andrew Simpson: Surge illuminare
  • Howard Skempton: Ostendenobis Domine
  • Will Todd: Christus est stella
  • Roderick Williams: O Adonai et Dux domus Israel

Additional Information

Item Number: 9780193355361
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 168
Publication Date: 15/07/2004
ISBN: 9780193355361
Format: 249x174
Voices: SATB
Force: SATB accompanied & unaccompanied
Level of difficulty: C


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