Today's Choral Classics
Beautiful Music for Mixed-Voice Choirs from Inspiring Composers. Edited by Jonathan Wikeley. Music Sales America. Softcover. 128 pages. Novello & Co Ltd. #NOV292941. Published by Novello & Co Ltd. (HL.14041856).
Item Number: HL.14041856
ISBN 1780385862. 6.75x9.75 inches.
Today's Choral Classics is a special collection of pieces from the most exciting talents in choral composition today. From the church to the concert hall, it is the perfect volume for choruses seeking a contemporary choral repertoire, rich in accessible, modern arrangements in a variety of styles. Featuring Paul Mealor's Wherever You Are, a Christmas No. 1 for The Military Wives choir, and Ubi Caritas, his specially commissioned piece for the royal wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge; serene miniatures by John Tavener and Eric Whitacre; simple gems by Richard Rodney Bennett and Richard Blackford; and more substantial works by Judith Weir, James Whitbourn, Tarik O'Regan and Nico Muhly; choirs of all styles, sizes and abilities will discover a wealth of variety of inspiring pieces to delight singers and audiences alike. Today's Choral Classics is a fantastic addition to any music library or choral resource, and provides a solid and accessible basis for any contemporary choral concert program.