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Arise, My Soul Arise

Category:   MUSIC IN WORSHIP
Composer:   Dan Forrest
Arranger:   NA
Publisher:   Beckenhorst Press
Edition:   BP1973-2
Voicing:   SATB
Setting:   Piano, optional violin

Reviewer:   

Jan Gilbertson
St. Andrew's Lutheran Church
SON Star Program Author

Beautiful writing for all parts. We have sung it for Lent and Good Friday. The violin […]

October 15th, 2019|Categories: MUSIC IN WORSHIP|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Arise, My Soul Arise

Ani Ma’amin

Category:   CHILDREN & YOUTH
Composer:   
Arranger:   Paul Caldwell and Sean Ivory
Publisher:   earthsongs
Edition:   S-244
Voicing:   Unison
Setting:   Accompanied

Reviewer:   

Mark Johnson
Minnesota Boychoir 2007
R&R Chair Children & Youth

Call your music distributor and order this piece right now. You don’t even need to read what I have […]

October 12th, 2012|Categories: CHILDREN & YOUTH|Tags: , |Comments Off on Ani Ma’amin

Dreams of Thee

Category:   MIDDLE LEVEL & JR HIGH
Composer:   Eric Barnum
Arranger:   NA
Publisher:   Walton Music
Edition:   08501582
Voicing:   SAB
Setting:   Accompanied

Reviewer:   

Jamye Casperson
Lakeville South High School 2008
R&R Chair Middle Level & Jr High

I haven’t done this piece with a junior high/middle school group but a colleague of […]

October 16th, 2008|Categories: MIDDLE LEVEL & JR HIGH|Tags: , |Comments Off on Dreams of Thee

To Drive the Cold Winter Away

Category:   HIGH SCHOOL CHOIRS
Composer:   John Playford (1651)
Arranger:   Dean Rishel
Publisher:   Mark Foster
Edition:   MF0614
Voicing:   SATB
Setting:   Accompanied

Reviewer:   

Paula Holmberg
Minnetonka High School 2006
R&R Chair High School Choirs

A rollicking tune to be sung hardily, the 17th century text implores “forgetting old wrongs, with carols and […]

October 10th, 2006|Categories: HIGH SCHOOL CHOIRS|Tags: , , |Comments Off on To Drive the Cold Winter Away

Banks of Doon

Category:   SSAA CHOIRS
Composer:   Donna Gartman Schultz
Arranger:   NA
Publisher:   Boosey & Hawkes
Edition:   OCT B6995
Voicing:   SSA
Setting:   Accompanied

Reviewer:   

Sigrid Johnson
St. Olaf College 1999
R&R Chair SSAA Choirs

This ballad is beautifully written for the voice. The tessitura lies easily for the soprano voice range, with some […]

November 13th, 1999|Categories: SSAA CHOIRS|Tags: |Comments Off on Banks of Doon

Banks of Doon

Category:   HIGH SCHOOL CHOIRS
Composer:   Donna Gartman Schultz
Arranger:   NA
Publisher:   Boosey & Hawkes
Edition:   OCTB6877
Voicing:   SATB
Setting:   Accompanied

Reviewer:   

Robert Seiving
Apollo High School, St. Cloud 1997
R&R Chair High School Choirs

The Banks of Doon is one of Robert Burns most famous poems. While Schultz’s setting is […]

October 31st, 1997|Categories: HIGH SCHOOL CHOIRS|Tags: |Comments Off on Banks of Doon

Eight Japanese Haiku

Category:   COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY
Composer:   Brent Pierce
Arranger:   Pooler, ed.
Publisher:   Walton Music Corp.
Edition:   2911
Voicing:   SATB
Setting:   Accompanied

Reviewer:   

Harry A. Mechell
Winona State University 1992
R&R Chair College & University

Brent Pierce’ s Eight Japanese Haiku is a clever setting of eight haiku, or short Japanese Iyric […]

September 20th, 1992|Categories: COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Eight Japanese Haiku

O Come Holy Spirit

Category:   CHILDREN & YOUTH
Composer:   G. Phillip Telemann
Arranger:   Ronald A. Nelson, Ed.
Publisher:   Augsburg
Edition:   LL-0314
Voicing:   Unison
Setting:   Accompanied

Reviewer:   

Avis Evenrud
Cornelia Elementary School, Edina 1990
R&R Chair Children & Youth

This Telemann piece edited by Ronald A. Nelson is an excellent choice for an experienced treble […]

September 16th, 1990|Categories: CHILDREN & YOUTH|Tags: , |Comments Off on O Come Holy Spirit
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