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If Ye Love Me

Music by Thomas Tallis

Create a moment of reverence and reflection with this English Renaissance anthem, now arranged for men's voices. Ideal for concert and worship!

If Ye Love Me

If Ye Love Me

The Swingle Singers

A live session of our deconstructed version of the early music choral classic If Ye Love Me by Thomas Tallis. Arranged and expanded for double choir by Kevin Fox. Everything you hear is live and made with our 7 voices, including live loops :-)

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Barry Rose : Sing Low : TTBB : Songbook : 884088440985 : 0711992320 : 14030301

Barry Rose : Sing Low

'Sing Low' is a new and wide-ranging collection of sacred music for church, collegiate, cathedral, school and youth choirs of 'low voices': altos, tenors and basses. The anthology includes Medieval and Renaissance works, and represents the rich diversity of twentieth century church music. Selected and edited by Barry Rose. Most arrangements with rehearsal accompaniment.

Songlist: Ave Maria (Angelus Domini), Behold now, praise the Lord, By the waters of Babylon, Christ hath a garden, Come, thou Redeemer of the earth, Exsultate justi, Give rest, O Christ, God so loved the world, Grace, Holy is the true light, I will lift up mine eyes, If Ye Love Me, In manus tuas, In paradisum (Nunc dimittis), Jubilate Deo, Look down, O Lord, Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis, Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis, Oculi omnium, O most merciful, O praise God in his holiness, Preces and Responses, Salve Regina, Sancta Maria, The shepherds' farewell, Sicut cervus, Thou, O God, art praised in Sion, Upon this Holy Eastertide, When Christ was born of Mary free

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Voicing: TTBB | 5036b | Songbook | $19.95

Bob Chilcott : Anthems : SATB : Songbook : Bob Chilcott : 9780193530898

Bob Chilcott : Anthems

These anthems by Andrew Carter, Bob Chilcott, and John Rutter contain ten of their most popular pieces to date. The anthems have been carefully selected to be both approachable to a wide range of choirs and appropriate to the needs of today's liturgy. Together, these collections offer an unrivalled choice of text, style, and scoring, which will make them indispensible and treasured additions to any choir library.

Songlist: And Thank Him Then, Be Thou My Vision, even Such Is Time, God Loved So The World, If Ye Love Me, Irish Blessing, Just As I Am, Song From Jubilate, Sweet Prospect, Walk Softly

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Voicing: SATB | 9349b | Songbook | $15.75 | Accompanied

John Baird : Sing, Choirs! : SATB : Songbook : 888680026707 : 178305414X : 14043105

John Baird : Sing, Choirs!

Sing, Choirs! is a library in miniature. It contains many of the Christian church's popular traditional anthems, including at least one example that will be suitable for each of the major services of the year. Includes works by Haydn, Palestrina, Vivaldi, Fauré, Howells, Parry, Bach, Byrd and many more.

Songlist: Locus Iste, Ave Maria, Canon, Ave Verum Corpus, O For The Wings Of A Dove (Hear My Prayer), Almighty And Everlasting God, Lead me, Lord, Thou Visitest The Earth, If Ye Love Me, Sheep May Safely Graze, Silent Night, Glory To God, Ave Verum Corpus, Laudate Dominum, All My Hope On God Is Founded, Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring, Largo, Gloria In Excelsis, Ode To Joy, Thou Knowest, Lord, The Secrets Of Our Hearts, Come, Holy Ghost, Psalm 121, Psalm 130, Nunc Dimittis, Magnificat, Psalm 23, Psalm 42, Gaudete, God Be In My Head, Now Thank We All Our God, and more

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Voicing: SATB | 4286b | Songbook | $19.95

Julian Elloway (editor) : The Oxford Book of Tudor Anthems : SATB : Songbook : 9780193533257 : 9780193533257

Julian Elloway (editor) : The Oxford Book of Tudor Anthems

A definitive collection of 100 anthems from Tudor times to the present, this book includes favorites as well as lesser-known pieces. The anthems were selected for their practical usefulness for church choirs today, bearing in mind the needs of smaller choirs: the anthems are mostly for SATB with or without keyboard accompaniments.

Songlist: Ave verum Corpus, Haec dies, Justorum animae, Laetentur coeli, Miserere mei, O quam gloriosum, Sing joyfully, Teach me O Lord, This day Christ was born, Factum est silentium, Call to remembrance, Hide not thou thy face, Lord for they tender mercy's sake, Almighty and everlasting God, Hosanna to the Son of David, O clap your hands, O Lord in thy wrath, This is the record of John, Let thy merciful ears, O Lord the maker, Ave Maria, Ascendit Deus, If Ye Love Me, O nata lux, Salvator mundi, With all our hearts, I heard a voice, When David heard, Give almes of thy goods, Alleluia. I heard a voice, and more

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Voicing: SATB | 9693b | Songbook | $23.95 | A Cappella

King's Singers : English Renaissance : Mixed 5-8 Parts : Songbook : 073999423563 : 063401563X : 08742356

King's Singers : English Renaissance

A variety of music from the great flowering of the English choral art in the king'singers' own editions. Includes a general introduction to the era and background on each work. A must for every high school and college choral library! Includes pieces by: William Byrd (Sing Joyfully, Haec Dies), Orlando Gibbons (Drop Drop Slow Tears, The Silver Swan), John Bennett (All Creatures Now, Weep O Mine Eyes), Thomas Weelkes (As Vesta Was), Thomas Morley (Fire Fire), Edward Pierce (Hunting the Hare), Thomas Ravenscroft (A Round of Three Country Dances, The Three Ravens), Thomas Tallis (If Ye Love Me).

Songlist: All Creatures Now, As Vest Was from Latmos Hill Descending, Drop Drop Slow Tears, Fire Fire, Haec Dies, Hunting the Hare, If Ye Love Me, Round of Three Country Dances in One, The Silver Swan, Sing Joyfully, The Three Ravens, Weep, O Mine Eyes

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Voicing: Mixed 5-8 Parts | Performed by King's Singers | 6123b | Songbook | $6.95 | A Cappella

Lionel Dakers (Edited by) : The New Church Anthem Book : SATB : Songbook : 9780193531093

Lionel Dakers (Edited by) : The New Church Anthem Book

A definitive collection of 100 anthems from Tudor times to the present, this book includes favorites as well as lesser-known pieces. The anthems were selected for their practical usefulness for church choirs today, bearing in mind the needs of smaller choirs: the anthems are mostly for SATB with or without keyboard accompaniments.

Songlist: A Gaelic Blessing - Rutter, A Palm Sunday Antiphon - Morgan, Above All Praise - Mendelssohn, Adoramus Te Christe - Palestrina, Almighty And Everlasting God - Gibbons, Almighty God Which Hast Me Brought - Ford, Antiphon - Moore, Ave Verum Corpus - Byrd, Ave Verum Corpus - Elgar, Ave Verum Corpus - Mozart, Awake Thou Wintry Earth - Bach, Behold The Tabernacle - Harris, Blessed Be The God And Father - Wesley, Blessed Is He That Considereth - Wise, Cantate Domino - Pitoni, Come Down O Love Divine - Harris, Blest Are The Pure Heart - Davies, Blessed Be The God And Father - Wesley, Blessed Is That Considerth - Wise, Call To Remberence - Farrant, Come Holy Ghost - Attwood, Come Ye Faithful - Thatcher, Comfort O Lord The Soul Of My Servant - Crotch, Crux Fidelis - John IV, Drop Drop Slow Tears - Gibbons, Evening Hymns - Gardiner, Glorious And Powerful God - Stanford, God Be In My Head - Davies, God Be In My Head - Rutter, God Is A Spirit - Bennet, and more

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Voicing: SATB | 9141b | Songbook | $26.95

Malcome Archer (Editor) : Epiphany To All Saints for Choirs : SATB : Songbook : 9780193530263 : 9780193530263

Malcome Archer (Editor) : Epiphany To All Saints for Choirs

A uniquely accessible and comprehensive resource for use in church services and concerts throughout the Church's year. The volume's 50 SATB pieces, both accompanied and unaccompanied, are suitable choirs of all sizes and abilities and provides an excellent choice of pieces for the Principal Feasts. The collection champions new, approachable, and unjustly neglected repertoire spanning all periods and traditions, whilst avoiding widely available or difficult music. The book includes many previously unpublished or newly commissioned anthems, arrangements, and editions by important composers and church musicians and contains useful musical and liturgical introductions in addition to full indexes, glossaries of additional uses for the repertoire.

Songlist: Arise Shine O Jerusalem, Behold the Lord, the ruler is come, Bethlehem of noblest cities, Brightest and best of the sons of the morning, It was a star, Lo star led chiefs, Magi venint ab orient, Surge Illuminare, The Journey, Tribus Miraculis, Hodie beata virgo, Maria das Jungfrauelein, Nunc Dimittis, Phos Hilaron, Prayer for the blessing of light, Angelus ad Virginem, Ave maria, Ave maris Stella, Dixit Maria, Hail Blessen Virgin Mary, Ne timeas Maria, Nova Nova, Ascendens Christus, Hail the day that sees him rise, He that descended, O clap your hands, O king of Glory, Lord ascendeth upon high, Gracious Spirit Holy Ghost, Holy spirit ever dwelling, and more

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Voicing: SATB | 9471b | Songbook | $23.95

Philip Lawson : Prayers and Partsongs : SATB divisi : Songbook : 888680636005 : 00192462

Philip Lawson : Prayers and Partsongs

Thomas Tallis (1505-1585) was equally at ease composing simple settings of English texts, and more florid Latin motets, as the examples in this collection show.

Songlist: If Ye Love Me, Hear The Voice And Prayer, O Lord, Give Thy Holy Spirit, Salvator Mundi, O Sacrum Convivium

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Voicing: SATB divisi | 4433b | Songbook | $4.95 | A Cappella

Philip Stopford : Choral Works : SATB divisi : Sheet Music Collection

Philip Stopford : Choral Works

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.

Songlist: Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day, If Ye Love Me, For the Beauty of the Earth, Jesus Christ, The Apple Tree, God Be In My Head

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Voicing: SATB divisi | 9386b | Sheet Music Collection | $10.90 | A Cappella

Thomas Tallis : A Tallis Anthology : SATB : Songbook : 9780193534100

Thomas Tallis : A Tallis Anthology

This anthology comprises 17 of Tallis's shorter choral pieces, and is designed to provide choirs and students with a pratical and interesting cross-section of the composer's smaller-scale ourput. These are pratical perfoming editions, transposed where necessary, supplemented by a full critical apparatus for each peice and a general introduction to the anthology.

Songlist: Audivi vocem de caelo, Derelinquit impius, Hear the voice and prayer, If Ye Love Me, In ieiunio et fletu, In manus tuas, Laudate Dominum, Mihi autem nimis, O Lord, give thy Holy Spirit, O Lord, in thee is all my trust, O nata lux, O Sacrum Convivium, O salutaris hostia, Purge me, O Lord, Salvator mundi, Te lucis ante terminum, Verily, verily, I say unto you

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Voicing: SATB | 6605b | Songbook | $23.95 | A Cappella

Various Arrangers : English Church Music Vol 1 - Anthems & Motets : SATB : Songbook : 9780193368415 : 9780193368415

Various Arrangers : English Church Music Vol 1 - Anthems & Motets

Oxford Choral Classics: English Church Music assembles in two volumes around 100 of the finest examples of English sacred choral music of the past five centuries. The first volume, dedicated to anthems and motets, presents both favourite and lesser-known works, from the exceptional Renaissance polyphony of Taverner, Tallis, and Byrd, through the Restoration led by Purcell, to the glorious works of the great nineteenth- and twentieth-century composers, including Wesley, Elgar, Stanford, Vaughan Williams, and Howells. The volume contains a number of more substantial works, including Mendelssohn's Hear my prayer, Stainer's I saw the Lord, and Naylor's Vox dicentis: Clama, as well as a wonderful selection of shorter pieces, from Gibbons's O Lord, in thy wrath to Walton's Set me as a seal upon thine heart. With the second companion volume of canticles and responses, this bipartite collection presents a comprehensive survey of English sacred music at its best.

Songlist: Rejoice in the Lord alway, Jesu, the very thought of thee, Salvator mundi, O where shall wisdom be found?, Ave verum Corpus, Haec dies, Justorum animae, Sing joyfully, They are at rest, Lord, for thy tender mercy's sake, O clap your hands, O Lord, in thy wrath, These are they which follow the Lamb, Lord, let me know mine end, My song is love unknown, Faire is the heaven, O how glorious is the kingdom, Like as the hart desireth the waterbrooks, Greater love hath no man, The souls of the righteous, Hear my prayer, Nolo mortem peccatoris, Vox dicentis: Clama, Ave Maria, Ascendit Deus, Hear my prayer, O Lord, I was glad when they said unto me, Let mine eyes run down with tears, Lord, how long wilt thou be angry?, Remember not, Lord, our offences, and more

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Voicing: SATB | 7363b | Songbook | $24.95

Calgary Girls Choir : Good Cheer : 1 CD : Elaine Quilichini

Calgary Girls Choir : Good Cheer

Conductor Elaine Quilichini leads her talented singers in a lightly accompanied, spirited Christmas collection. The selection of 20 songs begins with the 8-parts of Derek Holman's eclectic masterpiece, "Sir Christemas," and continues in the same vein with David Willcocks' dissonant "Psalm 150," Eric Thiman's dreamy "Spindrift," a pair by Bach, "Wir eilen mit schwachen" and "Domine Deus," a moody pair by Imant Raminsh, "Psalm 23" and "Vestigia," and the moving "Bashana Habah'ah" by Nurit Hirsh. A lovely, very different Christmas collection by one of Canada's great girls choirs!

Songlist: ir Christemas, Psalm 150, Spindrift, The Green Bushes, The Blackbird, Domine Deus, Wir Eilen Mit Schwachen, If Ye Love Me, Psalm 23, Vestigia, Bashana Habah'ah, MAry's Cradle Song, On Christmas Morn

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8655c | 1 CD | $15.95 | Some a cappella

Cambridge Singers : Faire Is The Heaven : 1 CD : John Rutter : 107

Cambridge Singers : Faire Is The Heaven

The 28 mixed young voices of the Cambridge Singers bring us a remastered recording (originally recorded in 1982) of unaccompanied English church music from the 16th to 20th centuries, designed to be sung in a building with acoustics that allow its characteristic sonority to be heard in its full splendor-in this case the Lady Chapel of Ely Cathedral, built in 1350. There are 23 motets and anthems here, from 4 periods in history, "Music of the Latin Rite," "Music of the Reformation," "Music of the Restoration" and "The Anglican Revival and the 20th century." Extensive, complete liner notes. Acclaimed director John Rutter was not sure if the marvelous sound of the Singers in the Chapel could be reproduced, but was gratified to find that it could. Marvelous soaring, angelic sacred music from an unequaled, ancient acoustic!

Songlist: 1) Music Of The Latin Rite, Ave Maria, Loquebantur Variis Linguis, Miserere Mei, Haec Dies, Ave Verum Corpus, 2) Music Of The Reformatiion, If Ye Love Me, Hide Not Lhou Thy Face, Lord, For Thy Tender Mercy's Sake, O Clap Your Hands, Bow Thine Ear, Hosanna To The Son Of David, 3) Music Of The Restoration, Lord, How Long Will Thou Be Angry, Thou Knowest, Lord, Hear My Prayer, O Lord, 4) The Anglican Revival And The Twentieth Century, Beati Quorum Via, This Joyful Eastertide, Sing Lullaby, A Spotless Rose, What Cheer?, O Taste And See, A Hym To The Virgin, Jesus Christ The Apple Tree, Faire Is The Heaven

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6671c | 1 CD | $15.98 | A Cappella

Cambridge Singers : Treasures of English Church Music : 2 CDs : John Rutter : 302

Cambridge Singers : Treasures of English Church Music

Whether you have a couple dozen albums of English choral music or whether you're looking for an introduction to English choral music, this two CD collection is a must. This is all unaccompanied music, sung in a cathedral chapel acoustically suited for such music. The first disc has four primary sections: Music of the Latin Rite; Music of the Reformation; Music of the Restoration; and Anglican Revival and the twentieth century. The most famous composers in English music history -- Tallis, Byrd, Gibbons -- combine with later masters such as Purcell, Stanford, Howells, Walton, Britten and Vaughan Williams to form a truly masterful collection. On the second disc, there are six Latin motets, set by composers such as Taverner, Howells, Stanford, Vaughan Williams, Philips and Dering. Anthens and Introits include notables Tomkins and Purcell, and lesser-known composers such as Amner, Bairstow and Goss. Hymns span the range from old to modern, including a hymn by John Rutter himself. The disc ends with three prayer settings, including one by the underappreciated John Sheppard, and another from William Harris, whose hymn serves as the title to the companion disc. These anthems and hymns show a powerful range of music, yet show a consistent tone also that makes it rather distinctive of the music of the English church. The group's power and grace is second to none, particularly when singing this kind of music in a place such as Ely Cathedral, arguably the most natural of settings possible.

Songlist: Ave Maria, Loquebantur variis linguis, Miserere mei, Haec dies, Ave verum corpus, If Ye Love Me, Hide not thou thy face, Lord, for thy tender mercy's sake, O clap your hands, Bow thine ear, Hosanna to the Son of David, Lord, how long wilt thou be angry, Tho knowest, lord, Hear my prayer, O Lord, Beati quorum via, This joyful Eastertide, Sing Lullaby, A Spotless Rose, What cheer?, O taste and see, A Hymn to the Virgin, Jesus Christ the apple tree, Faire is the heaven, Rejoice in the Lord, Remember not, Lord, our offences, Come, let's rejoice, When David heard, I say down under his shadow, These are they that follow the Lamb, Christe Jesu, pastor bone, and more

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8694c | 2 CDs | $29.95 | A Cappella

Cantus : Introit : 1 CD : Erick Lichte

Cantus : Introit

The young men of Cantus, an eleven-member ensemble from St. Olaf College, perform choral literature ranging from polyphony and chant to art songs and spirituals. Therefore the Latin "O Sacrum Convivium" (De Victoria) and Tallis' "If Ye Love Me" reside along a 20th century Gustafsson-composed "Kyrie" and "Gloria," the dissonant intervals heralding the epoch of modernism. "Nachtliches Standchen," a romantic lied, a form of which Schubert was master, is included, as is Finzi's "Thou Didst Delight My Eyes." "Shenandoah" and "Danny Boy" are quietly lambent; the acoustics of the church in Minnesota, where this CD was recorded, a perfect setting.

Songlist: Introit for Trinity Sunday: Benedicta sit, O Sacrum Convivium, If Ye Love Me, Thee We Adore, Missa a cappella, Kyrie, Agnus Dei, Our Father, Ave Maria, Nachtlliches Standchen, Thou Didst Delight My Eyes, The Turtle Dove, Danny Boy, Shenandoah, Prayer of the Children, Adoramus te

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6468c | 1 CD | $15.98 | A Cappella

Chanticleer : Out Of This World : 1 CD : Joseph Jennings : 96515

Chanticleer : Out Of This World

A self-described "Chanticleer portrait," containing a variety of different styles (a cappella), all performed with the flawless technique for which the group is admired. "O Clap Your Hands" employs eight parts in a broad polyphonic convergence. Gabrieli's "Magnificat," from the sixteenth century, divides twelve voices into three four-part choirs. "Charm Me Asleep" is a recent work, written for the group; despite it's title, it is as disquieting as soothing. Three "tone poems" (an example of program music, where the music seeks to represent a specific text) by Richard Strauss follow, then Berlin's "Blue Skies"; the latter a swinging version adapted from the Dorsey arrangement that demands attention with dramatic fortissimo ending, and a middle break that detours into a brief classical medley, very reminiscent of the Swingle Singers! Chanticleer also gets down on "Straight Street" with an authentic gospel testimonial.

Songlist: I Have Had Singing, O Clap Your Hands, If Ye Love Me, Magnificat a 12, Charm Me Asleep, Vor den Turen, Traumlicht, Frolich in Maien, Nude Descending a Staircase, Blue Skies, Shenandoah, Straight Street, Out of This World, O Waly, Waly, Journey to Recife, Jesus Met the Woman at the Well

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Performed by Chanticleer | 6312c | 1 CD | $15.98

Choir of Clare College : Reflection : 1 CD : Timothy Brown : 5019421881896 : 212

Choir of Clare College : Reflection

Reflection celebrates 500 years of music-making in the English Parish Church. Over the centuries, on a daily basis, music has played an enormous role in enhancing the experience of Christian worship. The legacy is a vast body of music in many different styles to be enjoyed by Christians and non-Christians alike. Reflection focuses on those works of great beauty which provide spiritual nourishment and a place of sanctuary from today's busy lives. Reflection features familiar composers such as Byrd, Tallis, Bach, Mozart and Elgar giving over an hour's music to soothe the soul.

Songlist: Ave verum Corpus, In pace in idipsum, Come, Holy Ghost, O nata lux de lumine, Ave verum, Lord for thy tender mercies sake, Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, Ave Maria for 5 voices, O Saviour of the World, Jesus decus angelicum, Thou know'st, Lord, If Ye Love Me, O Taste and See, Ave verum corpus, Panis angelicus, O Vos Omnes, Give alms of thy goods, Never Weather-Beaten Sail for voice, Momento, homo (O Lord, give ear)

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6525c | 1 CD | $9.95

Choir of King's College, Cambridge : Voices of Praise : 2 CDs : Stephen Cleobury / Sir David Willcocks / Sir Philip Ledger : EMC58088B.2

Choir of King's College, Cambridge : Voices of Praise

Voices of Praise is a spiritually uplifting collection drawing from the rich catalog of King's College Choir. Programmed to the church calendar it is an album for all seasons. Known world over for their recordings of church music the Choir of King's College, Cambridge has a rich catalog of recordings on EMI Classics dating back more than 30 years. This new collection Voices of Praise offers the most popular church music from that catalog. Among the great church works included on this recording are the hymns " A Mighty Fortress Is Our God", " Morning Has Broken" and " All People That On Earth Do Dwell" (The Old Hundredth). This is a double CD release.

Songlist: All My Hope On God Is Founded (Michael), Morning Has Broken, Psalm 122, Totus Tuus, The truth sent from above, The Lamb, Hail, Gladdening Light, Psalm 84 "Quam Dilecta!", Come Down, O Love Divine, If Ye Love Me, Crucifixus a 8 Voix, My song is love unknown, Psalm 22: My God, my God, look upon me, Jesus Christ Is Risen Today, Thine be the glory (tune Maccabeaus, after Handel), No. 120, Psalm 148 O praise the Lord of Heaven, Set me as a seal upon thine heart, The Head That Once Was Crowned with Thorns, O clap your hands, God Is Our Hope & Strength, The lord ascendeth up on high (Nun freut euch), Dear Lord and Father of mankind, Gloucester Service, Praise, my soul, the King of Heaven, A Mighty Fortress Is Our God (Ein feste Burg), Psalm 150 O praise the God in his holiness, All People That on Earth Do Dwell, The Lord Is My Shepherd, Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, And I Saw a New Heaven, and more

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7942c | 2 CDs | $16.98 | Primarily a cappella

Choir of King's College, Cambridge : Music For Holy Week : 1 CD : Philip Ledger : EMC65103.2

Choir of King's College, Cambridge : Music For Holy Week

Superb ensemble singing from simply one of the finest choirs in the world. Philip Ledger's tenure at King's was relatively short but he produced a sublime sound from the choir. Then are many jewels on this disc from Lotti's 'Crucifixus' to the simply beautiful interpretation of Orlando Gibbon's 'Drop, drop slow tears'. Perfection in delivery and hauntingly beautiful tone quality mark this performance of some glorious holy week music. "The Lamentations of Jeremiah" are usually transmitted as a single piece in most contemporary manuscripts, but they are really two separate compositions in different modes. Tallis and his contemporary John Sheppard were the only 2 English composers of the time to compose hymn settings of any quality. It has been suggested that they had it in mind to compose a cycle of settings for Mary Tudor's chapel. "O Nata lux" may belong to this Marian set. It is almost entirely homophonic, and relies rhetorically upon a flexible declamatory style. " Salvator Mundi" is one of Tallis's best-known motets. The masterly treatment of imitative writing is combined with a fine sense of structure and balance, achieved through repetition, to give a sense of large-scale design, a feature characteristic of Tallis's best large-scale compositions. And the most beautiful anthem on the disc: Tallis's "If Ye Love Me". So much wonderful music, exquisitely sung; a delcious Easter treat!

Songlist: Lamentations Of Jeremiah, O Nata Lux, Salvator Mundi, If Ye Love Me, Crucifixus, There Is A Green Hill Far Away, O Vos Omnes, Nolo Mortem Peccatoris, Tristis Est Anima Mea, Crux Fidelis, Videte Omnes Populi, Drop Drop Slow Tears, When I Survey The Wondrous Cross, Dum Transisset Sabbatum, Jesus Christ Is Risen Today, The Joyful Eastertide, Haec Dies, Let All The World In Every Corner Sing

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8598c | 1 CD | $15.95 | Some a cappella

Choir of King's College, Cambridge : Choral Favorites From King's : 1 CD : EMC75943.2

Choir of King's College, Cambridge : Choral Favorites From King's

A collection of some of this world-class choir's "greatest hits" under the baton of three of the most highly regarded directors in the English choral tradition all at a very special price!

Songlist: Miserere, Ave Verum Corpus, If Ye Love Me, Gloria In Excelsis Deo, The Lamb, Requiem Aeternam, Rejoice In The Lord Alway, Hallelujah Chorus, Jesu, The Joy's Of Man's Desiring, The Heavens Are Telling, Gott Ist Mein Hirt, Agnus Dei, To Be Sung Of A Sumer Night On The Water, The Birth Of Nicholas, There Is No Rose, Faire Is The Heaven, Hail, Gladdening Light, Holy Holy Holy, Land Of Hope And Glory

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8619c | 1 CD | $9.95 | Some a cappella

Ensemble Amarcord : Hear The Voices : 1 CD : 10201

Ensemble Amarcord : Hear The Voices

"Hear the Voices" is not just the line of a prayer appearing several times on this CD, but also an appeal to the listeners - to listen between the lines, to hear the centuries between the lives of the various composers, between them and us, to hear the links between their styles of composition, the subtle nuances with which certain words are interpreted by sounds. This all calls for more careful attention than simple "listening". The musical journey starts in France, before taking us back half a millennium to the Flemish region with Luther as our guide. Then there's a little detour to the Iberian Peninsula, a trip to the British Isles, before we finally return to amarcord's native skies in present-day Germany.

Songlist: If Ye Love Me, Quatre Petites De St. Francois d'Assise, Herr, Lehre Doch Mich - Mauersberger, Magnus es Tu Domine - Des Prez, Psaume 121 - Milhaud, Ave Verum Corpus - Byrd, Sunt Lacrimae Rerum, O salutaris hostia, Ach Wie Nichtig Ach Wie Fluchtig -, De Profundis -, Hear The Voice And Prayer -, Tenebrae -

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8551c | 1 CD | $16.95 | A Cappella

Great Northern Union Chorus : Bound For Glory : 1 CD : Pete Bensen

Great Northern Union Chorus : Bound For Glory

Twin-Cities-based Great Northern Union, directed since 2002 by Peter Benson, is one of the midwest's most versatile choral groups. Surrounded by musical excellence, the group has a broad repertoire and a beautiful sound, and they add visual presentation to complete the package. "Bound for Glory" is "Gnu's" fourth recording, a special selection of sacred works. 11 songs, "Great Day," Thomas Tallis' "If Ye Love Me," "In This Very Room," "Swing Low/Swing Down Chariot," "God is My Rock," "Nearer My God to Thee/I Need Thee Every Hour," "When I Lift Up My Head," "This Train/When the Saints Go Marching In" and special bonus cut, Franz Biebl's "Ave Maria" are particularly nice. An inspirational, beautifully arranged and sung collection from the talented, dynamic Great Northern Union Chorus

Songlist: Great Day, If Ye Love Me, In This Very Room, Run, Run, Run, Swing Low / Swing Down Chariot, Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence, God Is My Rock, Nearer My God To Thee / I Need Thee Every Hour, When I Lift Up My Head, This Train / When The Saints Go Marching In, Ave Maria

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5683c | 1 CD | $14.98 | A Cappella

King's Singers : English Renaissance : 1 CD : 09026680042-1 : 09026680042

King's Singers : English Renaissance

Thomas Tallis (1505-1585) was the most influential English composer in his day. He lived at Court from 1543 until his death. He survived the coming into dominance of Protestantism during Edward VI's reign, the restoration of Catholicism under Mary in 1553 and the tumultous tussle leading to the Elizabethan Settlement which devised a new church establishment then dominant for nearly a hundred years. Throughout these changes Tallis continued to write choral liturgical music in both the older Latin motet style and the newer English anthem style. His greatest student was William Byrd (1543-1623) who pushed the authorities with his staunch Catholicism but was such a brilliant composer that he never received more than a heavy fine. Elizabeth awarded them the exclusive rights to publish music in her realm, effectively creating a monopoly. The King's Singers bring us a sampling of the huge output from these two most influential composers, including both motets and anthems. These are performed for the joy of those who love renaissance music, with the musical perfection expected of the best.

Songlist: Haec Dies, Te Lucis Ante Terminum, Beata Viscera Mariae Virginis, Ave Verum Corpus, Vigilate, Viri Galilaei, Te Lucis Ante Terminum, Lamentations Of Jeremiah, First Set, Lamentations Of Jeremiah, Second Set, If Ye Love Me, O Lord, Make Thy Servant Elizabeth, Our Queen, Sing Joyfully, Laudibus In Sanctis

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Performed by King's Singers | 6125c | 1 CD | $16.98

Luther College Nordic Choir : Everlasting God : 1 CD : Craig Arnold : LCRNC07-2

Luther College Nordic Choir : Everlasting God

Following in the very large footsteps, and the 57-year tenure of Weston Noble at Decorah, IA's Luther College, Dr. Craig Arnold returned to serve as director of choral activities, conductor of the Nordic Choir, and professor of music at Luther. "Everlasting God" is a spirited collection of 20 songs, which highlight the rich, powerful sound of this great choir. Rene Clausen's "Laudate," two selections from Herbert Howells' "Requiem," the wonderful 6-part "Liebeslieder Walzer, op. 52" by Brahms, the Stephen Paulus-arranged traditional hymn, "We Gather Together," the 2-part "The Lord is the Everlasting God" by Kenneth Jennings, Ola Gjeilo's haunting "Ubi Caritas," the heart-tugging "Danny Boy" and the spiritual "Wade in the Water" are favorites. There is some light piano and organ accompaniment. Luther College places a focus and emphasis on music instruction and performance found in few other institutions, and that's why we consistently hear recordings of the highest quality-the Nordic Choir is simply one of the best in the world!

Songlist: Laudate, If Ye Love Me, Psalm 23, Requiem aeternam, My Spirit Sang All Day, Liebeslieder Waltzer, op. 52, Rede Madchen, Am Gesteine rauscht die Flut, Wie des Abends schone Rote, Nein, es ist nicht auszukommen, Sieh', wie ist die Welle klar, Es bebet das Gestrauche, We Gather Together, The Lord is The Everlasting God, Movement I, Movement II, O Day Full of Grace, In Paradisum, Ubi Caritas, Danny Boy, Wade in the Water, O Lord God

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8697c | 1 CD | $15.95 | Some a cappella

Mary Queen of the Universe Shrine Choir : Hail Holy Queen : 1 CD : William Picher

Mary Queen of the Universe Shrine Choir : Hail Holy Queen

From Latin classics of Jacobus Gallus and Cesar Franck to the Russian a cappella romanticism of Pavel Chenokov, to Handel, Durufle and Wilby as well as fresh and original pop choral a cappella arrangements of "Ave Maria" and "Danny Boy", the Choir of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe in Orlando sets a new standard for musical diversity in Catholic Church liturgical repertoire. The Shrine Choir is the resident professional choir-in-residence at Mary, Queen of the Universe Shrine and was formed to minister to the many thousands of tourists who travel to Central Florida's Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World, and other attractions. The Choir's members come from all parts of the United States, and all have extensive choral experience. Dr. William Picher, director of the Shrine Choir, is an accomplished organist, trumpeter, conductor, composer and arranger. Three of his compositions appear of this CD, displaying a fresh harmonic approach to vocal writing.

Songlist: Hail Holy Queen Enthroned Above, Alleluia! In Your Resurrection, He Shall Feed His Flock, Panis Angelicus, Lord of the Dance, Ave Maria for solo voice and piano, Ave Verum Corpus, Ave Maria for Tremble Choir, Angel Vopiyashe, Awake the Trumpets' Lofty Sound from "Samson", Ubi Caritas, If Ye Love Me, Mary's Lullaby, When I Survey the Wonderous Cross, Danny Boy, How Great Thou Art

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8731c | 1 CD | $15.95 | Primarily a cappella

Notre Dame Glee Club : Vive La Compagnie : 1 CD : Daniel Stowe : 7164

Notre Dame Glee Club : Vive La Compagnie

The 40-strong, all-male NDGC brings us a rich, varied collection of 26 songs, ranging from the expected Notre Dame fight songs ("Irish Backs"/"On Down the Line," "You Gotta Be A Football Hero"/Touchdown Star," "Notre Dame, We Hail Thee," "Notre Dame, Our Mother" and "The Notre Dame Victory March"), Folk and Traditional tunes ("Vive l'amour," "What Shall We Do with the Drunken Sailor," "McNamara's Band"/Clancy Lowered the Boom"), "Loch Lomond" and "Danny Boy"), Show tunes {'Tonight," "Seventy-six Trombones") and spirituals ("The Water Is Wide," "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot," "Wade In the Water," "My Lord, What a Morning" and "Ain'-A That Good News"). Nicely sung, spirited a cappella selections by one of the oldest and most beloved collegiate choruses.

Songlist: Vive I'amour (American Folk Song), Irish Blacks / On Down the Line, You Gotta Be a Football Hero / Touchdown Star, Tonight, On the Banks of the Don, What Shall We Do With the Drunken Sailor, Suo-Gan, McNamara's Band, Loch Lomond, The Water Is Wide, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, Wade In the Water, My Lord, What a Mornin', Ain'-A That Good News, If Ye Love Me, Trinklied, Nine otpushchayeshi, Spaseniye sodelal, Trouble, Sadder But Wiser, Seventy-Six Trombones, Danny Boy, Notre Dame, We Hail Thee, Notre Dame, Our Mother, The Notre Dame Victory March, Ain'-A That Good News

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7814c | 1 CD | $15.98

Oasis Chorale : Treasures in Heaven : 1 CD : Wendell Nisley : AP892

Oasis Chorale : Treasures in Heaven

Conductor Wendell Nisley leads his 34 mixed-voice, Kinzers, PA-based Oasis Chorale in another lovely all-a cappella collection of 20 songs. The Chorale's desire is that "the message of our songs would be like an oasis in the desert, refreshing to the spirit and soul," and "Treasures in Heaven" is exactly that! Some of our favorites are "Sing and Rejoice," "Glory of the Lord," "If Ye Love Me," the title tune, "I Go to the Rock," "All That Hath Life & Breath," "His Footfall" (to the tune of the Folk song "Danny Boy"), "Working with Joy," "Jordan," "Abendlied" and "Alleluia," but every cut here is beautiful, uplifting and inspirational!

Songlist: Heilig, Sing and Rejoice, Glory In The Lord, God Is Seen, If Ye Love Me, Here I Am, Lord, Treasures In Heaven, I Go To The Rock, O God Our Help, Spirit of God, Descend, All That Hath Life & Breath, His Footfall, Prayer of the Children, Be Tho My Vision, Working With Joy, Jordan, Beautiful Savior, Ain'a That Good News, Abendlied, Alleluia

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3052c | 1 CD | $12.95 | A Cappella

Robert Shaw Festival Singers : O Magnum Mysterium : 1 CD : Robert Shaw : 80531

Robert Shaw Festival Singers : O Magnum Mysterium

The final years of Robert Shaw's life saw a return to his devotion to unaccompanied vocal music. Many will remember the Robert Shaw Chorale which was so popular in the 1950s and into the '60s. For two decades ending with his official retirement in 1989, Robert Shaw was the conductor and music director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. During that period most of his choral work was for orchestra and chorus. Yet even before his retirement he had established the Robert Shaw Choral Institute which devoted it's efforts to furthering choral arts through conductor training, workshops and performances. Through the establishment of its summer festivals beginning in 1989, participants who were selected by audition came to the Quercy district of south-central France for two weeks of instruction and intensive rehearsal, culminating in a week of performances in the wonderful medieval churches of the region. Many of the recordings on this release were obtained by Telarc during the momentary summer existence of the Robert Shaw Festival Singers. In the winters Robert Shaw created the Chamber Singers to further the practice of choral music. From both these groups has been assembled a group of recordings which reflect the deeply spiritual nature of the founder. Several of them have never been released before. You will find classical works by Tallis, Poulenc, Rachmaninoff, Schubert, and others in addition to several gospels sung by some of the most beautiful voices of the time. This is glorious full choral splendor!

Songlist: If Ye Love Me, A New Commandment, O Vos Omnes, O Magnum Mysterium, O Magnum Mysterium, O Magnum Mysterium, Praise The Name of The Lord, Der Entfernten, American Hymns and Spirituals : Wondrous Love, Amazing Grace, Sometimes I feel Like a Moanin' Dove, Totus Tuus, OP. 60

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6492c | 1 CD | $15.98 | A Cappella

St. Olaf Viking Chorus : Rise Up O Men of God : 1 CD : Robert Scholz : 30085

St. Olaf Viking Chorus : Rise Up O Men of God

The St. Olaf College Viking Chorus is a group of 60 first-year college men who have been organized to sing high quality music written for men's voices. They perform a program that includes motets, cantata movements, as well as contemporary choral pieces, spirituals, folk songs and the like. Included are 24 songs, from the title tune, Richard Farrant's "Hide Not Thou Thy Face," and Vivaldi's "Crucifixus," to Michael Cox' beautiful "O Holy Child," the folk songs "Down By The Sally Gardens" and " The Miller of Dee," closing with the lovely spirituals "Steal Away" and "Somebody's Calling My Name." Smooth, strong harmonies--this is powerful, inspirational spiritual music, sung with youthful energy by this wonderfully directed Christian male chorus. Great stuff!

Songlist: Rise Up, O Men of God, Hide Not Thou Thy Face, Crucifixus, If Ye Love Me, Haec est dies, O Blessed Are the Dead, Come, Let Us Worship, A Song of Joy, When Christmas Morn is Dawning, O Holy Child, Litany to the Holy Spirit, How Can I Keep from Singing?, Missa Salve Regina:, -Sanctus, -Benedictus, - Agnus Dei, Loch Lomond, Two Folk Songs for Male Voices:, -Down By the Sally Gardens, -The Miller of Dee, A Lovesong Trilogy, -Set Me as a Seal, -My Heart Is Like a Singing Bird, - A Red, Red, Rose, Were You There?, Steal Away, Somebody's Calling Me Name

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6811c | 1 CD | $15.98 | A Cappella

Washington Men's Camerata : Brothers Sing On! : 1 CD : Frank Albinder : 49250

Washington Men's Camerata : Brothers Sing On!

The ancient art of men's choral singing began early in the history of western music. From its roots in Jewish liturgical chant and the monastic chants of the early Christian church, through groups of troubadours in Medieval France and the male singing societies of nineteenth-century England and Germany, the male chorus has a rich and varied history, influenced by many of the world's most important cultures and religions. In modern times, male chorus traditions are carried on by collegiate and community choruses in dozens of countries around the world. With this program, the Washington Men's Camerata begins a series of recordings of some of the timeless gems of our repertoire, with the hope that this lasting testament to the power of men's voices raised in song will serve to inspire future generations of singers.

Songlist: Brothers, Sing On, Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes, The Pasture, De Animals A-Comin, Waitin' For The Dawn Of Peace, Down By The Sally Gardens, Ave Maria, If Ye Love Me, Spaseniye Sodelal, Song Of Peace, Ride The Chariot, The Long Day Closes, Vive L'Amour, Down In The Valley, What Shall We Do With The Drunken Sailor, Shenandoah, Battle Hymn Of The Republic

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8404c | 1 CD | $15.98

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If Ye Love Me : SATB divisi : Philip Stopford : 1 CD : 08745638 : 884088080280

Philip Stopford : If Ye Love Me

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.

Arranger: Philip Stopford

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Voicing: SATB divisi | Sheet Music | $2.35 | A Cappella |
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| 08745638

If Ye Love Me : SATB divisi : Frank Ferko : Frank Ferko : Sheet Music : 8427

Frank Ferko : If Ye Love Me

If Ye Love Me was composed as a reflective commentary on the well-known motet by Thomas Tallis (1505-1585). Homophony predominates in the first section but with clusters rather than the traditional harmonies used by Tallis. At approximately the midpoint of the piece, the texture is reduced to a very simple four-voice contrapuntal texture as a brief reference to Tallis' style. The chorus then divides into two groups with one group continuing the counterpoint which is now expanded into a more active and complex style. The second group of voices returns to the homophonic style, but now in widely expanded harmonies. Thus, the motet concludes with homophony and counterpoint sounding simultaneously. Duration: 2:00

Composer: Frank Ferko

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Voicing: SATB divisi | Sheet Music | $2.35 | A Cappella |
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| 8427

If Ye Love Me : TTBB : Thomas Tallis : Thomas Tallis : Sheet Music : 00153764 : 888680097295

Thomas Tallis : If Ye Love Me

Create a moment of reverence and reflection with this English Renaissance anthem, now arranged for men's voices. Ideal for concert and worship!

Composer: Thomas Tallis

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Voicing: TTBB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | A Cappella |
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| 00153764

If Ye Love Me : SAB : Thomas Tallis : Thomas Tallis : Sheet Music : GIA2290 : 785147229001

Thomas Tallis : If Ye Love Me

One of the most widely sung motets of the 16th century. This Proulx edition for SAB voices is a must-have for your choral repetoire.

Composer: Thomas Tallis

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $2.00 | A Cappella |
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| GIA2290

If Ye Love Me : SSAA : John Tavener : John Tavener : Sheet Music : 14043064

John Tavener : If Ye Love Me

Composer: John Tavener

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If Ye Love Me : SSA : Paul Mealor : Paul Mealor : Sheet Music : 00268911 : 888680753917

Paul Mealor : If Ye Love Me

Paul Mealor's If Ye Love Me for upper Voices and Organ. Commissioned by St Marylebone Parish Church in memory of Miss Joie Macauley, the 900th Anniversary of the parish and the 200th Anniversary of the present parish church; first performed at the parish church by the Choir of St Marylebone Parish Church on 23rd July 2017.

Composer: Paul Mealor

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.75 |
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| 00268911

If Ye Love Me : SATB : Thomas Tallis : Thomas Tallis : Sheet Music : GIA6519 : 785147651901

Thomas Tallis : If Ye Love Me

Keeping with this series' concept of maximizing the pedagogical potential of performed works, this motet, a sacred choral standard, offers solfege syllables for learning the parts and an "aural anchor accompaniment," a unique tool for developing better intonation. Minus the solfege and accompaniment the cherished Tallis motet stands ready to perform.

Composer: Thomas Tallis

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If Ye Love Me : SSA : Russell L. Robinson : Thomas Tallis : Sheet Music : WW1380 : 884088142889

Russell L. Robinson : If Ye Love Me

One of the most recognized anthems from the English Renaissance in a new adaptation specifically geared to the limits of younger voices and middle school choirs. Intimate and expressive, this would work well in both concert and worship settings and provides a great way to introduce young singers to historical choral works. Available for SSA and 3-Part Mixed.

Arranger: Russell L. Robinson | Composer: Thomas Tallis

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.90 | A Cappella |
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| WW1380
Other Voicings: SAB

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