In Celebration of the Human Voice - The Essential Musical Instrument
A wide selection of sheet music and songbook arraangements of Christmas choral music
Christmas, as a holiday, goes back nearly two millennium. Music has changed over the time, but the idea of celebrating with music hasnít. Much of our favorite Christmas music date back to the Middle Ages or even earlier, and the best way to experience them is in the work of those composers dedicated to preserving centuries-old music Ė Tudor polyphony, medieval chant, medieval carols, renaissance motets, plainchant or more.
Secular choral music from some of the most imporatant choral composers and the wealth of songs and arrangements is impressive. Always a time for joy and celebration the music reflects the peace and happiness the season can bring.
Included are arrangements by composers including John Rutter, David Willcocks, Dale Warland, John Taverner, Bob Chilcott, Ola Gjeilo and many, many others.
The Christian faith is spread thruout the world and Christmas is celebrated in many cultures. This has led to many diverse and fascinating musical styles that not only interpret traditional western carols but also to create many new songs of their own. Take your audiences for a Christmas trip around the world this holiday season!
Keeping it simple is often the best plan and these selections of Holiday songs arranged for two parts are perfect for younger, smaller or less experienced choirs.
Intermediate ensembles are well-suited for 3 part arrangements however these SSA and SAB arrangements can also be sung by groups of all abilities.
A Christmas spiritual can portray the very essence of Christmas with a simplicity and humility that the season seems to sometimes lack in these hectic times. Bring it all home with these collection of seasonal spirituals.
From the festivities of a Madrigal Dinner to the resonance of being sung in a church chapel the madrigal has been a part of the western tradition for centuries. Every choir should have a couple of Christmas madrigals in their repertoire!
While we offer a wide selection of songbooks and collections of vocal harmony arrangements we also carry thousands of individual folios. Here we have arrangements of every style and genre sorted by the various publisher's sheet music series featuring both a sacred and secular titles.