Songbird series sampler

OxfordMusic

Songbird presents new and exciting original material for upper voices. Showcasing the work of today's most innovative names in choral writing, the series includes songs in a variety of scorings, from SA voices with piano to SSAA and percussion. With a range of distinctive musical styles - and warmth, flair, and character in abundance - this is upper-voice choral music at its very best.

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December


Songbird Series

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Songbird presents new and exciting original material for upper voices. Showcasing the work of

today's most innovative names in choral writing, the series includes songs in a variety of

scorings, from SA voices with piano to SSAA and percussion. With a range of distinctive musical

styles - and warmth, flair, and character in abundance - this is upper-voice choral music at its

very best.

Contents:

Alan Bullard: Health & Safety – for SSA and piano p.3

Brian Chapple: Beautiful Soup – for SSA and piano p.23

Jussi Chydenius: The Kiss – for SSA and piano p.31

Jussi Chydenius: The Look – for SAA and piano p.38

Stephen Hatfield: As She Goes – for SSA and piano p.48

Cecilia McDowall: Come home, Little Sister – for SSAA and piano p.55

Cecilia McDowall: Drink the Sky – for SA, piano and percussion p.79

Cecilia McDowall: Would Like to Meet – for SSA and piano p.91

Sarah Quartel: Alice – for SSA and piano p.103

Sarah Quartel: All the way home – for SSA and piano p.117

Sarah Quartel: The Beat of a Different Drum – for SA, piano and percussion p.125

Sarah Quartel: The Bird’s Lullaby – for SSAA a cappella p.139

Sarah Quartel: Grow – for SSA and piano p.147

Sarah Quartel: Here in my Heart – for SSAA and piano p.158

Sarah Quartel: Here on these Branches – for SSAA and percussion p.172

Sarah Quartel: I remember – for SA and piano p.188

Sarah Quartel: I will be with you – for SSAA a cappella p.198

Sarah Quartel: In time of silver rain – for SA and piano p.206

Sarah Quartel: Morning Light – for SSAA a cappella p.210

Sarah Quartel: Sister Song – for SSA and piano p.219

Sarah Quartel: Songbird – for SSA a cappella p.231

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Health and Safety

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Alan Bullard

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Beautiful Soup

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Brian Chapple

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SSA and piano

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Beautiful Soup

Lewis Carroll (1832–98)

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The Kiss

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Jussi Chydenius

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SAA and piano

Difficulty level


Sara Teasdale

(1884–1933)

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for Jackie and Laura Hawley

The Kiss

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The Look

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Jussi Chydenius

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SAA and piano

Difficulty level


Sara Teasdale

(1884–1933)

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for Jackie and Laura Hawley

The Look

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As She Goes

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Stephen Hatfield

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SSA and piano

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Come Home,

Little Sister

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Cecilia McDowall

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SSAA and piano

Difficulty level


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for Lucy and her sister, Phoebe

Commissioned by The Peninsula Women’s Chorus on the occasion of its

50th anniversary through the Patricia Hennings New Music Fund

Come Home, Little Sister

Kevin Crossley-Holland (b. 1941)

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Drink the Sky

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Would Like

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Would Like To Meet

from Lonely Hearts

Christie Dickason (b. 1942)

CECILIA McDOWALL

SOPRANO 1

SOPRANO 2

ALTO





Light and neat q = c.138



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103

Alice

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Commissioned by Marie Anderson and La Jeunesse, and

composed for these friends with all the madness I possess

Alice

Words by Sarah Quartel,

inspired by Lewis Carroll

SARAH QUARTEL

SOPRANO 1




With distinct character, telling a story q = 96

playful, like a caucus-race

mp

3




3

dum did - dle - y die* die die die die die dum did - dle - y die die die die die die

SOPRANO 2



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With distinct character, telling a story q = 96



PIANO



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3

did -dle

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*‘die’ should be pronounced as ‘dye’.

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hat-ter

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All the way home

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The Beat of a

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The Birds’ Lullaby

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Grow

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from Artistic Director Markus Howard,

the choristers, and entire Guelph Youth Singers family

in dedication to Linda Beaupre, founding conductor and friend, for helping us all to grow

Grow

Words and music by

SARAH QUARTEL









































































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Duration: 4 mins

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Here in my Heart

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SOPRANO

Commissioned by Kellie Walsh and Lady Cove Women’s Choir for the inaugural

Edge Island Festival of Choirs and Composers, 2013

Here in my Heart

Fluid, with contentment and wonder q = 138

Words and music by

SARAH QUARTEL



ALTO



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PIANO





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6




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The wind off the o - cean, the breeze in the trees,

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The wind off the o - cean, the breeze in the trees,











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The ruf -fle

of fea - thers, a bird on the wing Fill my



The ruf -fle

of fea - thers, a bird on the wing Fill my




heart like they’re sing - ing.














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The scent of the pine trees, the damp -ness

of spring, The fra -grance

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rib -bons

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like they’re sing - ing.

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fresh of the morn - ing, the dew on the grass, The fea-ther

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Here on

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Sarah Quartel

Click here for information

SSAA and percussion

Difficulty level


With sparkle h. = 56

173

Commissioned by Savridi Singers of Calgary, Alberta and Torrance Airhart, Artistic Director,

in celebration of their fifteenth anniversary

Here on these Branches

Words and music by

SARAH QUARTEL



SOPRANO 1

SOPRANO 2

ALTO 1

ALTO 2

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*Singers should close quickly to the ‘n’ consonant to create a slightly percussive sound.

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where it is from. What shall be - come of me here,




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*Repeat as many times as desired, fading to the end. To aid the fade, groups of singers could slowly turn away from the audience.

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188

I remember

for online perusal only

Sarah Quartel

Click here for information

SA and piano

Difficulty level


SOPRANO

Commissioned by Sharon Little and the Treble Makers Women’s Choir

in celebration of their fifth anniversary, and dedicated to women who love to sing

Gently flowing q = 104

189

I remember

Words and music by

SARAH QUARTEL





ALTO




Gently flowing q = 104








PIANO

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con Ped.






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SOPRANOS & ALTOS

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for online perusal only



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mp


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I re - mem - ber,

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sum - mers

when corn is high. I re - mem - ber,


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I re -mem

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sky,

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field, Fruits of love that lie in wait - ing, all the boun - ty now re - vealed.



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I re -mem

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this, my friend.

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loved ones I have known. I re -mem

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104



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195

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you, my friend.


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123

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SONGBIRD

198

I will be with you

for online perusal only

Sarah Quartel

SSAA unaccompanied

Difficulty level

2


199

SOPRANO 1

SOPRANO 2

°

& # # #

4

With gentle strength and confidence q = 84

Œ

Commissioned by Markus Howard for a beloved sister and her family

mp

If

I will be with you

œ œ œ ˙ ˙ œ ˙ Œ

there is rain or sun - shine,

if there is

mp

& # # # 4 ∑ ˙ ˙ œ ˙


Rain

or

sun - shine,

Words and music by

SARAH QUARTEL

œ œ œ

for online perusal only

ALTO

for

rehearsal

only

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tears

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or sing - ing,

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˙ ˙ œœ ˙ Œ œ œ œ ˙ ˙ œ ˙


˙˙ ˙ œ ˙ ˙ ˙ œ ˙

Duration: 3 mins

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Printed in England by Halstan & Co. Ltd, Amersham, Bucks.


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In time of

silver rain

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Commissioned by the Treble Makers Women’s Choir and Sharon Little, Chief Treble Maker,

to mark their 10th anniversary, their farewell concert, and Canada’s 150th anniversary.

In time of silver rain

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Duration: 2.5 mins

First performed by the Treble Makers Women’s Choir, directed by Sharon Little, at West Lorne United Church, West Lorne,

Ontario, on 29 April 2017.

Music © Oxford University Press 2018. Text © 1994 The Estate of Langston Hughes, by permission of Harold Ober Associates Incorporated.

Printed in Great Britain

OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, MUSIC DEPARTMENT, GREAT CLARENDON STREET, OXFORD OX2 6DP

The Moral Rights of the Composer have been asserted. Photocopying this copyright material is ILLEGAL.


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