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Bob Chilcott<br />

Marques LA Garrett<br />

David Bednall<br />

Sarah Quartel<br />

Cecilia McDowall<br />

Becky McGlade<br />

Howard Skemp<strong>to</strong>n<br />

An introduction <strong>to</strong> <strong>OUP</strong> Choral Music<br />

Reena Esmail<br />

Gabriel Jackson<br />

Toby Young<br />

Trevor Wes<strong>to</strong>n<br />

Will Todd<br />

John Rutter<br />

BE Boykin<br />

Mack Wilberg


<strong>Welcome</strong> <strong>to</strong> this short introduction <strong>to</strong> the <strong>choral</strong> <strong>music</strong><br />

published by <strong>OUP</strong>. We publish a wide-range of reper<strong>to</strong>ire for<br />

all types of choir, from young children’s classroom singing, <strong>to</strong><br />

<strong>music</strong> for professional chamber and church choirs.<br />

Each cover shown links <strong>to</strong> an online score <strong>to</strong> peruse, with links<br />

<strong>to</strong> online recordings, where available.<br />

To view more of our <strong>choral</strong> <strong>music</strong> online visit<br />

our kiosk at Yumpu.com


New and recent collections<br />

The Oxford Book of Choral<br />

Music by Black Composers<br />

• 35 pieces for SATB choir, unaccompanied or with<br />

piano or organ<br />

• Mixture of sacred and secular non-idiomatic<br />

works<br />

• Pieces from the Renaissance <strong>to</strong> the 21st century<br />

• Features composers from a variety of nations,<br />

including Brazil, Canada, Portugal, the UK, and<br />

the US<br />

• Includes biography for each composer, and<br />

commentary for each piece<br />

• Available in paperback and spiral bound editions<br />

ISBN 9780193561007 paperback | 9780193561014 spiral<br />

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New and recent collections<br />

Carols for Choirs 6<br />

First published in 1961, the carols for choirs has for<br />

many singers become synonymous with the<br />

Christmas season. This new collection includes:<br />

• 50 carols for every occasion<br />

• newly commissioned original compositions<br />

• well-loved melodies in fresh arrangements<br />

• a diverse range of composers<br />

• a balanced mix of accompanied and<br />

unaccompanied items<br />

• available in paperback and spiral bound editions<br />

ISBN 9780193551114 paperback | 9780193551121 spiral<br />

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New and recent collections<br />

Music for Choir and Cello<br />

• Mixture of sacred and secular compositions for<br />

SATB and cello<br />

• Original pieces in a wide range of styles<br />

• Contributions from well-known composers such<br />

as Sarah Quartel, John Rutter, as well as from<br />

new names<br />

• Imaginative use of the cello from Baroque<br />

continuo, solo instrument, <strong>to</strong> jazz walking bass<br />

• All individual pieces available digitally<br />

ISBN 9780193570283 vocal score | 9780193570290 cello part<br />

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Discover our Choral Series:<br />

Voice Junction –<br />

a secular<br />

vocal group-inspired<br />

series for<br />

SATB<br />

Emerging Voices –<br />

a secular series for<br />

boys’ changing voices<br />

Voices As One –<br />

a series for<br />

unison voices<br />

Songbird –<br />

a secular series for<br />

upper voices<br />

In the Deep –<br />

a series for<br />

lower voices<br />

Three-part<br />

Reper<strong>to</strong>ire –<br />

a series for<br />

SA, and Bari<strong>to</strong>ne


Recent concert works by Bob Chilcott<br />

Bob Chilcott has become<br />

one of the world’s most<br />

widely performed<br />

composers and arrangers<br />

of <strong>choral</strong> <strong>music</strong>. His work<br />

reflects his wide taste in<br />

<strong>music</strong> styles and his<br />

commitment <strong>to</strong> writing<br />

<strong>music</strong> that is both singable<br />

and communicative.<br />

Here are some recent<br />

concert works; exploring a<br />

range of <strong>to</strong>pics and styles…<br />

click on the covers <strong>to</strong> view online scores


Recent works by Cecilia McDowall<br />

McDowall's distinctive style<br />

fuses fluent melodic lines<br />

with occasional dissonant<br />

harmonies and rhythmic<br />

exuberance. Her ability <strong>to</strong><br />

tell s<strong>to</strong>ries through her<br />

compositions is<br />

unsurpassed.<br />

Here are some recent<br />

titles…<br />

click on the covers <strong>to</strong> view online scores


New <strong>music</strong> and arrangements<br />

by John Rutter<br />

Recognised as 'The most successful and<br />

well-known composer of <strong>choral</strong> <strong>music</strong> in<br />

recent British his<strong>to</strong>ry’, John Rutter has few<br />

peers. Beginning with his work on Carols<br />

for Choirs 2 back in 1970, his name has<br />

become synonymous with Christmas. He<br />

continues <strong>to</strong> provide us with new exciting<br />

works like these…<br />

click on the covers <strong>to</strong> view online scores


Recent works by Sarah Quartel<br />

Canadian composer and<br />

educa<strong>to</strong>r Sarah Quartel is known for<br />

her fresh and exciting approach <strong>to</strong><br />

<strong>choral</strong> <strong>music</strong>. Deeply inspired by the<br />

life-changing relationships that can<br />

occur while making <strong>choral</strong> <strong>music</strong>,<br />

Sarah writes in a way that connects<br />

singer <strong>to</strong> singer, ensemble <strong>to</strong><br />

conduc<strong>to</strong>r, and performer <strong>to</strong><br />

audience.


Reena Esmail works between the<br />

worlds of Indian and Western<br />

classical <strong>music</strong>, <strong>to</strong> bring communities<br />

<strong>to</strong>gether through the creation of<br />

equitable <strong>music</strong>al spaces. She is the<br />

Artistic Direc<strong>to</strong>r of Shastra, a nonprofit<br />

organization that promotes<br />

cross-cultural <strong>music</strong> connecting<br />

<strong>music</strong>al traditions of India and the<br />

West.<br />

New and recent works by Reena Esmail


Mack Wilberg<br />

Mack Wilberg has served as Music<br />

Direc<strong>to</strong>r of The Tabernacle Choir in<br />

Salt Lake City since 2008. His<br />

spectacular large-scale <strong>choral</strong> and<br />

orchestral pieces are performed<br />

world-wide, and his skill at arranging<br />

shows in how well they distil down <strong>to</strong><br />

works suitable for smaller church<br />

services and concerts.<br />

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Ralph Vaughan Williams & William Wal<strong>to</strong>n<br />

We are proud of our <strong>music</strong>al heritage, particularly with<br />

the works of Ralph Vaughan Williams and William Wal<strong>to</strong>n,<br />

two of the most prominent British composers of the 20th<br />

century. Explore their classic works as well as new<br />

arrangements of some of Vaughan Williams works for<br />

choir.<br />

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New and recent works in our New Horizon series<br />

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Contact details<br />

For queries and more information about our composers<br />

or <strong>choral</strong> reper<strong>to</strong>ire:<br />

• email: Reper<strong>to</strong>ire.promotion.uk@oup.com<br />

• view online scores:<br />

• or follow us on Social Media:<br />

• visit our website: www.oup.com/sheet<strong>music</strong>

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