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Philip Stopford: Choral Works

Song NameArrangerVoicing
Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing DayPhilip StopfordSATB divisiPreview
If Ye Love MePhilip StopfordSATB divisiPreview
For the Beauty of the EarthPhilip StopfordSSAATTBBPreview
Jesus Christ, The Apple TreePhilip StopfordSSATBPreview
God Be In My HeadHenry LeckSSAATTBBPreview

In 'For The Beauty of the Earth,' such beautiful words deserve to be set to equally beautiful music, and here the textures unfold and the piece blossoms from bar one to the end. Starting in two parts and organically growing to seven, the music is designed to lift the hearts of all that perform and hear it. A new work for a new day. Famously set to music by Thomas Tallis, and taking words from the gospel of John, 'If Ye Love Me' is a fresh attempt at this famous passage of scripture. Rich harmonies will resonate in your performance space, enveloping your listeners with a tapestry of sound. The famous text of 'Tomorrow Will Be My Dancing Day' receives a madrigal-like setting with vibrant mixed meters and colorful vocal textures. Excellent for chamber groups and a cappella programs, this fascinating and rewarding work will surely delight! A new and simple arrangement of the famous prayer"God Be in My Head" joins the existing repertoire with rich harmony and strong melodic line. "Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day" - soft, expressive and thought provoking phrasing shape this lovely setting for unaccompanied voices. With an interesting use of the 5/8 time signature, the melody flows endlessly and effortlessly.

Item code: 9386B | Sheet Music | $8.95 |add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | SATB divisi | 43 Pages | Softcover | 7 x 10 | England
Music series: Music of Philip Stopford | Related: English Choral Arrangements
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