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Away in a Manger

Category:   COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY
Composer:   William J. Kirkpatrick
Arranger:   Mack Wilberg
Publisher:   Hinshaw
Edition:   HMC-925
Voicing:   SATB
Setting:   A Cappella

Reviewer:   

Chet Sommers
Willmar Community College 1992
R&R Chair College & University

A wonderful arrangement particularly if one can use the small orchestra setting with the voices. Mack Wilberg has also arranged Fum, Fum, Fum […]

November 13th, 2011|Categories: COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY|Tags: |Comments Off on Away in a Manger

Ding Dong! Merrily on High

Category:   COMMUNITY CHOIRS
Composer:   traditional French carol
Arranger:   Stephen Mager
Publisher:   Oxford University Press
Edition:   0-19-386320-0
Voicing:   SATB
Setting:   Accompanied

Reviewer:   

Steven Boehlke
Minnesota Valley Men’s Chorale 2006
R&R Chair Community Choirs

This Christmas arrangement is for SATB and piano or chamber orchestra. Stephen Mager, a St. Louis composer, writes and arranges well for chorus […]

October 12th, 2006|Categories: COMMUNITY CHOIRS|Tags: |Comments Off on Ding Dong! Merrily on High

Venite populi KV 260 (248a)

Category:   COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY
Composer:   Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Arranger:   NA
Publisher:   Bärenreiter
Edition:   BA 4899
Voicing:   SATB div
Setting:   Accompanied

Reviewer:   

Teresa Ashworth
MSCTC – Fergus Falls 2006
R&R Chair College & University

Double Choir with orchestra

This contrapuntal work fits the two-year college music program by using your combined choirs of adults and student groups […]

October 10th, 2006|Categories: COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY|Tags: , |Comments Off on Venite populi KV 260 (248a)

Gloria!

Category:   COMMUNITY CHOIRS
Composer:   Randol Alan Bass
Arranger:   NA
Publisher:   Randol Bass Music
Edition:   ram 101
Voicing:   SATB
Setting:   Accompanied

Reviewer:   

Bruce Phelps
Concordia College, Moorhead 2005
R&R Chair Community Choirs

Most of us have sung the exciting Rutter Gloria. This setting of the text will thrill your singers and audience alike. Changing meters, wide […]

October 9th, 2005|Categories: COMMUNITY CHOIRS|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Gloria!

Let the People Praise Thee, O God

Category:   COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY
Composer:   William Mathias
Arranger:   NA
Publisher:   Oxford University Press
Edition:   A331
Voicing:   SATB div
Setting:   Accompanied

Reviewer:   

Christopher Cock
Valparaiso University (formerly of Concordia College, Moorhead)
R&R Chair College & University

Great rollicking fun, utilizing cross rhythms, hemiola, etc, that British composers loved. Fairly challenging organ part, particularly keeping rhythm steady. […]

October 27th, 1994|Categories: COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY|Tags: , |Comments Off on Let the People Praise Thee, O God

Dirge for Two Veterans from “Dona Nobis Pacem”

Category:   COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY
Composer:   Ralph Vaughan Williams
Arranger:   NA
Publisher:   Oxford University Press
Edition:   9780193388611
Voicing:   SATB
Setting:   Accompanied

Reviewer:   

Robert Scholz
St. Olaf College 1990
R&R Chair College & University

Published in 1936 on the eve of World War II, the Dona nobis pacem is a precursor of the Britten War Requiem and […]

September 17th, 1990|Categories: COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY|Tags: , |Comments Off on Dirge for Two Veterans from “Dona Nobis Pacem”