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Banjo Pickin’ Girl

Category: SSAA CHOIRS
Composer: Appalachian Folksong
Arranger: Andrea Ramsey and Tim Sharp
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Edition: HL00117665
Voicing: SSA
Setting: piano & instruments

Reviewer:

Sarah Ludwig
The College of St. Scholastica
R&R Chair SSAA Choirs

Add a fun Appalachian tune to your next concert set, along with banjo […]

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Mi Shebeirach (A Prayer for Healing)

Category: SSAA CHOIRS
Composer: Valerie Shields
Arranger:
Publisher: Transcontinental Music Publications
Edition: 993251D
Voicing: SA divisi
Setting: piano & optional flute

Reviewer:

Sarah Ludwig
The College of St. Scholastica
R&R Chair SSAA Choirs

Primarily two-part, with three-part divisi at intense moments, Valerie Shields’s brilliance in writing for […]

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Dorothy Poems: 4. Until Even the Angels

Category: SSAA CHOIRS
Composer: Craig Hella Johnson
Arranger:
Publisher: G. Schirmer Inc.
Edition: HL 50498606
Voicing: SSAA
Setting: Piano

Reviewer:

Sarah Ludwig
The College of St. Scholastica
R&R Chair SSAA Choirs

The final movement of Craig Hella Johnsons’ set, Dorothy Poems, captures the longing of the […]

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Bhombela

Category: SSAA CHOIRS
Composer: Traditional Zulu
Arranger: Will Saff
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Edition: HL 00286469
Voicing: SSA
Setting: rhythm sticks

Reviewer:

Sarah Ludwig
The College of St. Scholastica
R&R Chair SSAA Choirs

Translation: Chimney (smoke) of the train! What’s the mother doing? She is waking the […]

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Flight Song

Category: SSAA CHOIRS
Composer: Kim Andre Arnesen
Arranger:
Publisher: Earthsongs
Edition: S-430
Voicing: SSAA divisi
Setting: Piano, double bass, and percussion

Reviewer:

Sarah Ludwig
The College of St. Scholastica
R&R Chair SSAA Choirs

A heartfelt expression of the way in which singing heals in times of […]

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Thulele Mama

Category: SSAA CHOIRS
Composer: Lisa Young
Arranger: Craig Hella Johnson / Adapt. Emily Crocker
Publisher: Lisa Young Music
Edition: 10-1012
Voicing: SSSAA
Setting: w/ percussion

Reviewer:

Sarah Ludwig
The College of St. Scholastica
R&R Chair SSAA Choirs

SSATB also available

Australian composer Lisa Young’s iconic polyrhythms are found here […]

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Load Poems Like Guns

Category: MN COMPOSERS
Composer: Jocelyn Hagen
Arranger:
Publisher: Graphite Publishing
Edition: JH – C040.1
Voicing: SATB divisi
Setting: w/ doumbek

Reviewer:

Matthew Culloton
Artistic Director – The Singers/
Choirmaster – House Of Hope Presbyterian Church, St. Paul
R&R for MN Composers/Coordinator: Lifelong Singing

This is an excerpt from […]

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Can We Sing the Darkness to Light

Category: MN COMPOSERS
Composer: Kyle Pederson
Arranger:
Publisher: Walton Music
Edition: WW1736
Voicing: SATB divisi
Setting: w/ piano

Reviewer:

Matthew Culloton
Artistic Director – The Singers/
Choirmaster – House Of Hope Presbyterian Church, St. Paul
R&R for MN Composers/Coordinator: Lifelong Singing

Kyle has quickly become one of Minnesota’s […]

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Long Time Trav’ling

Category: MN COMPOSERS
Composer: Abbie Betinis
Arranger:
Publisher: Santa Barbara Music
Edition: SBMP702
Voicing: SATB divisi
Setting: a capella

Reviewer:

Matthew Culloton
Artistic Director – The Singers/
Choirmaster – House Of Hope Presbyterian Church, St. Paul
R&R for MN Composers/Coordinator: Lifelong Singing

This is a work for […]

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The Road Not Taken

Category: MN COMPOSERS
Composer: René Clausen
Arranger:
Publisher: Shanwee Press
Edition: HL.35018484
Voicing: SATB divisi
Setting: w/ piano

Reviewer:

Matthew Culloton
Artistic Director – The Singers/
Choirmaster – House Of Hope Presbyterian Church, St. Paul
R&R for MN Composers/Coordinator: Lifelong Singing

An offering from one of Minnesota’s leading […]

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