Cherry-Ripe ((No. 1 from Elizabethan Songs) CME Intermediate). Composed by Stephen Chatman. For Choral, Drums (3 Part Treble). CME Intermediate Series. Choral. 8 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M051477166. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48019630).
Appropriate either as a processional or a concert piece, this song's texture builds and builds into beautiful imitative counterpoint. The final accelerando and crescendo of rising vocal lines reaches a high climactic chord, punctuated by metal wind chimes and a drum roll.