Greenery

 

Title,
voicing,
timing,
complexity
Description Links Number,
Price Band
SAB & organ
3m 00s
*
A simple and beautifully structured prayer for peace, based on words from the Scottish Psalter of 1650.
Music: David Barton. Words: Scottish Psalter of 1650.
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5022
B
SATB
3m 00s
***
A new jazz setting that builds up from quiet 5-part harmony in verse 1 to a rollicking finale of tune, descant, and two decorative jazz lines above a ground of tenor and bass. Guaranteed crowd pleaser.
Music: Sheena Phillips. Words: John Newton.
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5003
C
SATB divisi
3m 20s
***
'Aurora rutilat lucis prenuncia...' ('Dawn glows red, heralding daylight'). Atmospheric and soaring setting of a text honouring the 6th century Scottish St Columba, based on a Medieval plainchant.
Music: Sheena Phillips. Words: From the Inchcolm Antiphoner.
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5001
C
Soprano solo
1m 30s
**
This is included in the set Two soprano motets. It is not sold as an individual piece.
(Words in Latin) Two beautiful motets by Philip Wood for solo soprano voice.
Music: Philip Wood. Words: Trad.
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5019b
Soprano solo
2m 00s
**
This is included in the set Two soprano motets. It is not sold as an individual piece.
(Words in Latin) Two beautiful motets by Philip Wood for solo soprano voice.
Music: Philip Wood. Words: Trad.
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5019a
SATB divisi
5m 20s
***
A glorious concert setting of Thomas Ken's poem An Evening Hymn with allusions to bell-ringing and hymn-singing - and a quotation from Thomas Tallis' famous canon.
Music: Sheena Phillips. Words: Thomas Ken (1637–1711).
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5042
E
SATB
1m 30s
*
A well known Jewish song about how good it is to live in harmony, based on words from Psalm 133, in a simple but effective arrangement. Words in Hebrew and in English translation.
Music: Trad. arr. Sheena Phillips. Words: from Psalm 133.
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5026
A
SATB
0m 45s (sung once through)
*
'My angels are sounding their trumpets to waken the sleepers around. There's no time for doubting...'A stirring Maine Shaker song of conviction.
Music: Sheena Phillips. Words: Anon.
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5007
B
SATB
4m 00s
***
A classic American hymn and anthem to singing.
Music: Robert Lowry arr. Sheena Phillips. Words: Pauline T..
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5040
D
SAA
2m 10s
**
Harmonious and homophonic setting of the famous 19th century American hymn to singing.
Music: Robert Lowry arr. Frances Cockburn. Words: Pauline T..
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5041
B
SATB
0m 45s (sung once through)
*
A Shaker 'gift song', received by Addah Z Potter in 1838.
Music: Sheena Phillips. Words: Anon.
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5004
A
SAB
1m 30s (sung once through)
*
Shaker song with a driving energy, dating from the New Lebanon community of 1844.
Music: Sheena Phillips. Words: .
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5005
A
SSSAA
3m 30s
**
An original and highly effective setting of the African American spiritual. Moving and prayerful, with close harmonies and aleatoric sections.
Music: Trad. arr. Paul Ayres. Words: Trad. African American.
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5036
D
SATB
1m 15s
**
Strophic setting of words often used at the close of a religious service
Music: Lisa Mears. Words: Book of Common Prayer.
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5037
B
SATB
2m 30s
**
This is included in the set Seven psalms. You can also buy it as an individual piece.
One of a set of seven delightful psalm settings by Heinrich Schütz (from Opus 5, Becker Psalter settings) with metric English paraphrases. Tuneful, rhythmic, easy to learn, and useful throughout the year.
Music: Heinrich Schütz (1585 — 1672). Words: Jennifer Loren Bell (based on the Becker Psalter).
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5033
A
SATB
2m 30s
**
This is included in the set Seven psalms. You can also buy it as an individual piece.
One of a set of seven delightful psalm settings by Heinrich Schütz (from Opus 5, Becker Psalter settings) with metric English paraphrases. Tuneful, rhythmic, easy to learn, and useful throughout the year.
Music: Heinrich Schütz (1585 — 1672). Words: Jennifer Loren Bell (based on the Becker Psalter).
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5029
A
SATB
2m 00s
**
This is included in the set Seven psalms. You can also buy it as an individual piece.
One of a set of seven delightful psalm settings by Heinrich Schütz (from Opus 5, Becker Psalter settings) with metric English paraphrases. Tuneful, rhythmic, easy to learn, and useful throughout the year.
Music: Heinrich Schütz (1585 — 1672). Words: Jennifer Loren Bell (based on the Becker Psalter).
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5034
A
SATB
2m 15s
**
This is included in the set Seven psalms. You can also buy it as an individual piece.
One of a set of seven delightful psalm settings by Heinrich Schütz (from Opus 5, Becker Psalter settings) with metric English paraphrases. Tuneful, rhythmic, easy to learn, and useful throughout the year.
Music: Heinrich Schütz (1585 — 1672). Words: Jennifer Loren Bell (based on the Becker Psalter).
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5035
A
SATB
2m 15s
**
This is included in the set Seven psalms. You can also buy it as an individual piece.
One of a set of seven delightful psalm settings by Heinrich Schütz (from Opus 5, Becker Psalter settings) with metric English paraphrases. Tuneful, rhythmic, easy to learn, and useful throughout the year.
Music: Heinrich Schütz (1585 — 1672). Words: Jennifer Loren Bell (based on the Becker Psalter).
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5030
A
SATB
3m 00s
**
This is included in the set Seven psalms. You can also buy it as an individual piece.
One of a set of seven delightful psalm settings by Heinrich Schütz (from Opus 5, Becker Psalter settings) with metric English paraphrases. Tuneful, rhythmic, easy to learn, and useful throughout the year.
Music: Heinrich Schütz (1585 — 1672). Words: Jennifer Loren Bell (based on the Becker Psalter).
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5031
A
SATB
2m 15s
**
This is included in the set Seven psalms. You can also buy it as an individual piece.
One of a set of seven delightful psalm settings by Heinrich Schütz (from Opus 5, Becker Psalter settings) with metric English paraphrases. Tuneful, rhythmic, easy to learn, and useful throughout the year.
Music: Heinrich Schütz (1585 — 1672). Words: Jennifer Loren Bell (based on the Becker Psalter).
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5032
A
SATB
1m 30s
**
(Words in Latin) 'Queen of Heaven, rejoice. Alleluia!'
Music: Michael Buck. Words: Anon.
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5002
B
SATB
**
This is a set consisting of 7 pieces.
Fresh English versions of seven of Schütz's delightful psalm settings (Opus 5, from the Becker Psalter). Tuneful, rhythmic, easy to learn, and useful throughout the year.
Music: Heinrich Schütz (1585 — 1672). Words: Jennifer Loren Bell (based on the Becker Psalter).
5028
D
SAB
0m 30s (sung once through)
*
'Tis the gift to be simple, 'tis the gift to be free ... One of the most famous Shaker songs, written by Joseph Brackett in 1848 as a dance song.
Music: Sheena Phillips. Words: Anon.
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5006
A
SATB chorus; SATB soli; orchestra, continuo
approx 102 minutes
***
Andrew Wilson-Dickson's compelling and coherent reconstruction of J. S. Bach's lost St. Mark Passion. Based on the original libretto by Picander, surviving arias, chorales and choruses by Bach, and original music for the missing recitative sections and choruses by Andrew Wilson-Dickson. In German. Full score, vocal score, and all instrumental parts available, plus a keyboard accompaniment for choir rehearsal.
Music: J S Bach, Andrew Wilson-Dickson. Words: Christian Friedrich Henrici (Picander).
5038
Z
SAB
2m 00s (sung once through)
*
“O brighter than the morning star is the heart that's pure and free”. A wonderful soaring Shaker hymn from Ohio.
Music: Sheena Phillips. Words: Anon.
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5008
B
SA & piano
3m 00s
**
A flowing and serene Lord's Prayer, for soli or chorus with piano.
Music: David Barton. Words: .
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5021
B
SAB
2m 00s
*
A strong dance tune from the Shaker community in Connecticut, sung to vocables.
Music: Anon. arr. Sheena Phillips. Words: Sheena Phillips.
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5039
B
Soprano solo
3m 35s
**
This is a set consisting of 2 pieces.
(Words in Latin) Two beautiful motets by Philip Wood for solo soprano voice.
Music: Philip Wood. Words: Trad.
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5019
A
SATB & piano
2m 00s
***
Get your church choir rocking with this upbeat jazz feel arrangement of an African American spiritual promising healing and deliverance.
Music: Trad. arr. Tony McDonald. Words: Trad. anon.
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5027
C
SATB & descant
1m 30s
*
A Palestinian prayer for peace. Words in Arabic and in English translation by Fred Kaan. A possible sequence of verses (English, Arabic, with or without descant, etc) is suggested, but feel free to devise your own.
Music: Trad. arr. Sheena Phillips. Words: Trad. Arabic, trans. Fred Kaan.
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5025
A
16 Morningside Park,
Edinburgh EH10 5HB, Scotland