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Besh, Besh, Besh ‘m sh mo
Type
Piece
Composer
Martha Sullivan
Minutes
6
Difficulty
3 (Advanced high school collegiate or community chorus)
Language
Wordless
Voicing
4 part mixed chorus
Mood
Rhythmic, with steady energy
Bohemian Highway
Type
Piece
Composer
Jon Olmstead
Minutes
3
Difficulty
2 (High school)
Language
Wordless
Voicing
4 part mixed chorus
Mood
Rhythmic, with steady energy
Type
Piece
Composer
Brent Baldwin
Language
Wordless
Voicing
4 part mixed chorus
Type
Piece
Composer
Amy Golden
Minutes
8
Language
English; Wordless
Voicing
8 part mixed chorus
Instruments
Cellophane (per singer)
Mood
Sparse, distant, minimal; Tense, with some edge
Demon
Type
Piece
Title
Composer
Matthew Brown
Minutes
4
Difficulty
3 (Advanced high school collegiate or community chorus)
Language
Wordless; Latin
Voicing
Mixed chorus
Mood
Sparse, distant, minimal; Tense, with some edge
Type
Piece
Title
Composer
Trevor Shaw
Language
Wordless
Voicing
4 part mixed chorus
Instruments
Piano; Bass; Drum set
Type
Piece
Composer
Robbie LaBanca
Language
Wordless
Voicing
2 voices
Hee-oo-hm-ha
Type
Piece
Composer
Toby Twining
Minutes
6
Difficulty
4 (Auditioned chorus)
Language
Wordless
Voicing
10 part mixed chorus; 5 part mixed chorus
Mood
Rhythmic, with steady energy; Joyful
Hellgate Beach
Type
Piece
Composer
Karen Siegel
Minutes
5
Difficulty
4 (Auditioned chorus)
Language
English; Wordless
Voicing
4 part mixed chorus
Instruments
Percussion (percussion 1: on tri., met. chimes, h. cym., l. cym., w. chimes, chinese w. bl., w. bl., log dr., c. bel., brake dr., & crot.; percussion 2: sand bl., med. toms, conga dr., & marimba; choir member: shot glasses)
Mood
Sparse, distant, minimal; Rhythmic, with steady energy; Relaxed, dreamy, introspective
Hymn
Type
Piece
Title
Composer
Toby Twining
Minutes
5
Difficulty
3 (Advanced high school collegiate or community chorus)
Language
Wordless
Voicing
6 part mixed chorus; 6 part low voice chorus
Mood
Sparse, distant, minimal
Hymn to Aethon The Bird-Headed, the Many Taloned
Type
Piece
Composer
Fahad Siadat
Minutes
6
Difficulty
3 (Advanced high school collegiate or community chorus)
Language
Wordless
Voicing
4 part mixed chorus
Mood
Rhythmic, with steady energy; Tense, with some edge
Type
Piece
Composer
David Harris
Minutes
6
Language
English; Wordless
Voicing
12 part mixed chorus
Mood
Sparse, distant, minimal; Tense, with some edge
Type
Piece
Composer
Bruce Sled
Minutes
3:00
Difficulty
2 (High school)
Language
English; Wordless
Voicing
4 part mixed chorus; 4 part low voice chorus
Mood
Rhythmic, with steady energy; Joyful
Nursery Miniatures
Type
Piece
Composer
Karen Siegel
Minutes
4
Difficulty
5 (Challenging)
Language
Wordless
Voicing
4 part mixed chorus
Mood
Humorous; Relaxed, dreamy, introspective
Type
Piece
Composer
Charles Turner
Minutes
3:00
Difficulty
3 (Advanced high school collegiate or community chorus)
Language
Wordless
Voicing
4 part mixed chorus
Instruments
Piano
Mood
Relaxed, dreamy, introspective; Inspiring
Type
Piece
Composer
Timothy Brown
Minutes
9
Language
Wordless
Voicing
8 part mixed chorus
Instruments
Clarinet
Mood
Restrained, holding back; Humorous
Tears, Apples and Stones
Type
Piece
Composer
Jonathan David
Minutes
7
Difficulty
4 (Auditioned chorus)
Language
Wordless
Voicing
3 part treble chorus
The Vast Sea
Type
Piece
Composer
Fahad Siadat
Minutes
8
Difficulty
4 (Auditioned chorus)
Language
English; Wordless
Voicing
6 part mixed chorus
Mood
Rhythmic, with steady energy; Dramatic, with dynamic contrasts; Tense, with some edge
Three Kalinga Chants
Type
Piece
Composer
Nilo Alcala
Minutes
4
Difficulty
4 (Auditioned chorus)
Language
Tagalog; Wordless
Voicing
8 part mixed chorus
Mood
Rhythmic, with steady energy; Joyful; Tense, with some edge
Type
Piece
Composer
Saunder Choi
Minutes
1:03
Language
Wordless
Voicing
6 part mixed chorus
Mood
Rhythmic, with steady energy