Music Library

I have a library of scores which are available to hire to other choirs. Please enquire for prices and further information. The scores are all SATB with accompaniment unless otherwise stated:

Name of PieceComposerCopiesNotes
Across the Western OceanTrad58
Adam Lay Y’BoundenTrad60**Christmas**
A Cappella
All my TrialsBob Chilcott22 Beautiful, accessible choral with a few nice chords!
Al Shlosha D’varim Naplan40A Cappella
Angel CarolJohn Rutter51**Christmas**
Bridge Over Troubled WaterSimon & Garfunkel8SSA
Christ ChildWill Todd45**Christmas**
Christmas BlessingPhilip Stopford56**Christmas**
Christmas Jazz Trio:
Go Tell It on the Mountain
The Holly and the Ivy
Silent Night
arr. Shaw55**Christmas** 3 really fun jazzy/ gospel takes on these well known pieces
Christmas Jazz Trio:
Carol of the Bells,
Jingle Bells,
We Wish You a Merry Christmas 
arr. Shaw111**Christmas** 3 really fun jazzy/ gospel takes on these well known pieces
Circle of LifeElton John & Tim Rice73Upbeat show stopper – a great one to end with!
Dirait-OnMorten Lauridsen55SSA – a beautiful melody and easy to learn. French language.
Embraceable YouGershwin arr. Shaw16A cappella
Goodnight MoonEric Whitacre60Not Whitacre’s easiest piece for amateur choir, but creates a lovely mood, and less well known than Sleep etc.
GotaKarlsson69A cappella. Stunning, as performed by The Real Group
Haul Away JoeTrad66Easy, tuneful folk piece
Here, There and EverywhereLennon & McCartney50A cappella. Really beautiful and satisfying arrangement of this Beatles classic. Great for wedding rep!
Hlohonolofatsaarr. Jackson100A cappella. Upbeat, and a great opener!
If Music Be The Food of LoveDickau40
I’ll Be Home for ChristmasKent and Ram55**Christmas**
Irish BlessingBob Chilcott53Beautifully simple. Easy for the choir to learn.
Lake IsleOla Gjeilo61 Plus: string, guitar and piano parts. My choirs love anything by Gjeilo!
Love Came Down At ChristmasJohn Rutter35**Christmas**
Luminous Night of the Soul Ola Gjeilo120Plus string parts and master score. A big hit. Quite long at 9mins but very popular with my singers.
Merrily We Sing Noel100**Christmas** A Cappella. Very easy!
Mid-WinterBob Chilcott60**Christmas** A beautiful setting of the poem by Christina Rossetti. `Listen.
Nativity CarolJohn Rutter60**Christmas**
Northern LightsOla Gjeilo76A cappella. Very popular with my singers. Is quite exposing would recommend for an experienced group. Has a challenging key change mid way. Listen
Ombra Mai Fuarr. Arch73
Ombra Mai Fuarr. Sieving95
RequiemMaurice Duruflé9
Rise up, shepherd65**Christmas** A cappella with Baritone solo
Seal LullabyEric Whitacre97A firm favourite. Very accessible, whilst still providing a few challenges moments. A pleasure to sing (and conduct!) . Listen
Shoop Shoop SongClark15SSA
SleepEric Whitacre60You need a good bass section, as all the parts split, and you need to either have singers who can manage long phrases or enough voices to hide staggered breathing. Very popular choral piece, and stunning words. Listen.
StarsĒriks Ešenvalds77A cappella. Absolutely brilliant. We have performed with tuned wine glasses. For a more experienced choir. Listen.
Stoke FlemingBartholomew30A cappella
SundaySondheim156
The GardenMcFerrin arr. Treece50A cappella. A challenging but rewarding funky piece. Ideal for smaller groups who are very good rhythmically. Listen.
The GroundOla Gjeilo100SATB, piano, optional string quartet. Very accessible, quick win. Bang for your buck! Listen
The TreasureĒriks Ešenvalds40SATB a cappella
This Little Light of Minearr. Hogan25A cappella. A really lovely arrangement, with solo/s.
This MarriageEric Whitacre20A cappella. Intimate, and perfect for weddings. Some crunchy moments, and a challenge in places for pitching, which makes it all the more rewarding. Beautiful text from Rumi. Listen.
To the Mothers in BrazilJannson / Eriksson110A cappella. A chance to improvise within a framework of repeatable sections! An amazing piece, and the lines are very flattering to the singer. A joy to conduct. Listen.
Water is WideTrad. arr Kings Singers128A cappella
West Side Story MedleyBernstein14
We’ve Only Just BegunNichols & Williams
arr. Eckert
6
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