As you sing

9 secular concert works for upper voices

/ Neil Ferris / Joanna Tomlinson
Vocal score
9780193524217
$13.95
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Description

for upper voices with piano accompaniment and unaccompanied
A celebration of Oxford's popular Songbird series, this collection of nine original works for upper voices in two, three, and four parts meets the need for fresh concert repertoire for youth and women's choirs. Featuring well-known composers such as Kerry Andrew, Cecilia McDowall, and Sarah Quartel, the collection includes a variety of styles and moods and a selection of pieces that are all melodically appealing and immediately approachable, with a contemporary twist. Texts from across the years touch on a range of themes, from the empowering to the quirky, with a particular emphasis on the natural world. Performance notes from compilers Neil Ferris and Joanna Tomlinson provide invaluable tips for rehearsal and performance, making this a complete and practical collection for contemporary upper-voice choirs.

  • Secular, fresh concert repertoire for youth and women's choirs
  • 9 original works for upper voices in two, three, and four parts
  • A selection of pieces that are melodically appealing and immediately approachable
  • Well-known composers such as Kerry Andrew, Cecilia McDowall, and Sarah Quartel
  • A variety of styles and moods, with a contemporary twist
  • Texts from across the years, with a particular emphasis on the natural world
  • Performance notes from the compilers provide invaluable tips for rehearsal and performance

Contents

  • Sarah Quartel (text: Sarah Quartel): As you sing
  • Oliver Tarney (text: anon.): The silver swan
  • Michael Higgins(text: Emily Dickinson): 'Hope' is the thing with feathers
  • Russell Hepplewhite (text: Christina Rossetti): Fly away, fly away overthe sea
  • Kerry Andrew (text: Anon., adap. Kerry Andrew): Charm
  • Andy Brooke (text: Alfred, Lord Tennyson): Sweet and low
  • Cecilia McDowall (text: Marie Curie): Now is the time
  • Sarah Quartel (text: Ted Perry): This we know
  • Toby Young(text: Jennifer Thorp): Give me the river

Additional Information

Item Number: 9780193524217
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 80
Publication Date: 10/08/2018
Format: 249x174
Voices: Upper Voices - 3 parts or more; Upper Voices - 2-part
Force: Upper voices & piano/unaccompanied
Level of difficulty: B-C

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