Upper voice choirs – concert and secular

UPPER VOICE CHOIRS (SECULAR and CONCERT)

This page is divided into two sections:

a) Choral Suites and Extended works
b) Shorter Works

Jump to b) SHORTER WORKS

a) CHORAL SUITES AND EXTENDED WORKS (UPPER VOICES)

Anthology: The Oxford Book of Flexible Choral Songs (2019)
A collection of music for a variety of flexible choral forces, edited by Alan Bullard and continuing a number of his pieces, which are all listed separately below

A Bunyan Garland (2000)
four songs for SSAA unaccompanied. Duration 5-6 minutes

At the turn of the year (1988)
three songs for young voices (in mostly two parts) and piano. Duration 7 minutes

Four Bird Songs (2018)
four short songs for any voices in two or four parts

Four Songs of William Blake (1970)
SSA unaccompanied Duration c.6 mins

Health and Safety (2015)
Three short light-hearted songs for SSA and piano. Duration 6 minutes

Moonshine and Mystery (1994)
four songs for young voices in two parts, optional descant recorders, and piano. Duration c. 6 minutes

Nobody’s Son (1993)
cantata for young people (unison voices) and piano. Duration c.15 minutes

Red Steven (1977)
cantata for young children – voices, piano, optional instruments. Duration c.15 minutes

Revolt! (1998)
cantata for narrator, children’s choir, youth choir (SAB), synthesiser, percussion and piano. Duration 30-35 minutes

Three Shakespeare Songs (2018)
Shakespeare settings for SA or SAB and piano – may be performed separately or as a set

Two cats, a ladybird and some lobsters (2000)
3 songs for SSAA and piano. Duration c.6 minutes

b) SHORTER WORKS (UPPER VOICES)

A Bell Chime (2019)
between 1 and 4 parts, any octave

A strange story (1994)
Young voices in two parts, optional recorder, and piano

Autumn (1988)
SSA(A) unaccompanied

Calm and deep peace / Simple Gifts (2018)
SA and piano

Celebrate! (2019)
Any voices in 4 parts, with body percussion

Christmas Grace / Festival Grace
Two-part or unison voices and piano (or brass quintet, or string quintet)

Four Bird Songs (2018)
any voices in two parts

Full Fathom Five (2018)
SA or SAB and piano

Hark, Hark, the Lark (2014)
SA (dividing occasionally) and piano

Health and Safety (2015)
Three short light-hearted songs for SSA and piano. Duration 6 minutes

Infant Joy (1970)
SSA unaccompanied (in Four Songs of William Blake)

Ladybird, Ladybird (2000)
SSAA and piano (from Two cats, a ladybird and some lobsters)

Love on my heart from heaven fell (2012)
SSAA and piano

Mind the Gap!
Upper voices in two parts and piano

O’er the waves let us go (2018)
S(A) and piano – arrangement of a Hebridean folk-song

Our World / Unsere Welt (2007)
young voices (optionally in two parts), optional instruments, and piano

Overheard on a Saltmarsh (1994)
Young voices in two parts, optional recorder, and piano

Running for the future (2000)
upper voices in two parts and piano

Seascape (2003)
unison voices, optional instruments (e.g. recorders) and piano

Snow (1988)
upper voices in two parts and piano (At the Turn of the Year, No. 2)

Song to the Moon (2018)
unison voices with optional descant, and piano

Spring is Sprung (2005)
Youth choir and piano (from Welcome May!)

Stocking and Shirt (1988)
children’s voices in two parts and piano (At the Turn of the Year, No. 1)

Sumer is icumen in (2018)
up to 6 voices with piano – arrangement of the mediaeval song

Sun, Moon, World (2000)
upper voices in two parts and piano

Sunset (2000)
SSAA (from A Bunyan Garland)

Sursum corda (1999)
SSAA unaccompanied

Sweet Music (2013)
SSAA and piano

The Awakening Age (2000)
Youth choir in two parts and piano

The Call (1974)
SSAA and cello

The Eagle (2018)
voices in two parts (from Four Bird Songs)

The Echoing Green (1970)
SSA unaccompanied (from Four Songs of William Blake)

The Gartan Mother’s Lullaby (2018)
S(A) and piano – arrangement of an Irish folk-song

The Hen (2000)
SSAA unaccompanied (from A Bunyan Garland)

The Honeysuckle and the Bee (2018)
S(A) with piano – arrangement of the music-hall song

The Lamb (1970)
SSA unaccompanied (from Four Songs of William Blake)

The Lobster Quadrille (2000)
SSAA and piano (from Two cats, a ladybird and some lobsters)

The Owl (2018)
voices in two parts (from Four Bird Songs)

The Place that no-one knows (2010)
Youth choir in two parts (second part optional) (from Travelling Tales)

The Robin (2018)
voices in two parts (from Four Bird Songs)

The Shepherd (1970)
SSA unaccompanied (from Four Songs of William Blake)

The Silver Swan (2018)
voices in two parts (from Four Bird Songs)

The Snail (2000)
SSAA unaccompanied (from A Bunyan Garland)

The Tiger (2018)
S(A) and piano

This is the key (2018)
unison voices, with optional second part, and piano

Tom’s gone to Hilo (2018)
SA and piano – arrangement of the traditional British sea-shanty

Tread Softly (2010)
SSAA and piano

Two Cats (2000)
SSAA and piano (from Two cats, a ladybird and some lobsters)

Upon a Peal of Bells (2000)
SSAA (from A Bunyan Garland)

Wisselton, wasselton (1999)
upper voices in 2 or 3 parts and piano (At the turn of the year, No 3)

You spotted snakes (2018)
SA and piano