Ding Dong Merrily on High Arranged by Mark Patterson
SATB limited range, accompanied, with optional glockenspiel
For years singers have enjoyed learning and performing this timeless holiday classic. Now available for SATB choirs with limited ranges, Mark Patterson’s inviting arrangement will surely be a favorite on your next holiday concert.
Gilpin’s original setting offers a fresh, soulful melody and interpretation of this classic hymn text. With optional solo opportunities, Gilpin gives the choir lively vocal and accompaniment lines. Sure to be an audience-pleaser, this toe-tapper is appropriate for any concert or festival. Also available for two-part treble voices (BL765), SSA voices (BL704) and three-part mixed voices (BL152).
Uplifting harmonies and a lyric melody are the foundation of this original song written for SATB choirs with limited range. The inspirational, original text which reflects the importance of companionship and friendship in our lives, is sure to resonate with singers both young and old.
Now We Are Met Based on a Catch by Samuel Webbe, arranged by Catherine Delanoy
Based on a “catch,” a round with words in overlapping parts, Delanoy’s SATB accompanied arrangement is easy for students to learn and enjoy because of its polyphonic texture and melodic harmonic lines. The singing of rounds is often where singers effectively learn to harmonize, making this piece a logical springboard for developing musicianship.
Norman Dello Joio - contemporary American composer, descendant of a long line of Italian church organists and the son of a Metropolitan Opera vocal coach, wrote for all instruments, but most naturally, for voice
foreword by Paul Sperry, revered tenor well-known for championing the American art song, as well as his work at the Manhattan School of Music
Compilation of 12 works in tribute to his legacy
Best suited for intermediate to advanced-level singers