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Greetings, all,
 
I am a veteran director whose choir is 15 singers, half of whom are (rather talented) teenagers.  I wanted to get suggestions from y'all for new repertoire.  Our church is Reformed Presbyterian with an inclination toward a tradiitonal Anglican liturgy.
 
I am looking for medium to medium-difficult works, a cappella preferred, that are appropriate for worship.  We love Philip Stopford, William Billings, Healey Willan, and similar.  
 
Thanks for the help.
on March 9, 2016 7:31am
How about John Stainer's "God So Loved the World" from Crucifixion? Not terribly difficult but needs a lot of detailed attention
Also Palestrina's "Sicut Cervus", which I believe is a Latin version of Psalm 42.
 
Craig
 
on March 9, 2016 10:45pm
Not knowing what your current repertoire is, I'll throw some things out, all in English. Any links are to free versions on CPDL:
 
I sat down under his shadow - Edward Bairstow
O taste and see - Vaughan Williams
Loving shepherd of thy sheep - Rutter
Rise up, my fair one - Willan
Set me as a seal upon thine heart - William Walton
View me, Lord - Richard Lloyd
The Call - Richard Lloyd
Were you there? - Richard Lloyd
The best of rooms - Randall Thompson
 
Matt
 
 
on March 10, 2016 4:17am
Dear Lance,
I have a wide selection of works available - if you like Philip Stopford, mine should mainly suit you well.
 
A cappella SATB repertoire of medium difficulty is all here:
 
 
"Balulalow" for Christmas (SATB, some divisi, sopran and baritone soli which would suit teenagers very well): http://www.hutchingsmusic.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/balulalowwithpianoreductionwatermarked.pdf
 
You'd probably also enjoy my "Carmina Gadelica" (a set of 3 short anthems or introits), which is for SABar or ATB, and published by NoteNova: scores and recordings at http://notenova.com/catalog/work/carmina-gadelica/
 
Thanks for taking the time to look, and I hope you find something you like.
 
Chris
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