Music for Mixed Voices

by Mitchell Covington

If I Can Sing

SATB with piano

Moderately Challenging

Poetry by Sara Teasdale
 

From my spirit’s gray defeat,    
From my pulse’s flagging beat,    
From my hopes that turned to sand    
Sifting through my close-clenched hand,    
From my own fault’s slavery,
If I can sing, I still am free.    
 
For with my singing I can make    
A refuge for my spirit’s sake,    
A house of shining words, to be    
My fragile immortality.


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A Noiseless, Patient Spider

SSATB a cappella

Challenging

Poetry by Walt Whitman.

 

As he observes the efforts of a spider to spin its web, Whitman comments on the theme of isolation and our need to find belonging in the universe and to secure an anchor for the soul.

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People Look East (An Advent Carol)

SATB div. with piano 4-hands

Challenging

An exciting arrangement of this favorite carol . People Look East features a  4-hands piano accompaniment and rhythmically playful choral writing.

 

Published by Hinshaw Music

 

Available from

.W. Pepper Sheet Music

Res Miranda

SATB div. with piano

Moderately Challenging

A haunting setting of the Christmas poem by 18th century author, Thomas Pestel.

Behold the great Creator makes
Himself a house of clay,
a robe of virgin flesh he takes
which he will wear today.

Hark, how the wise eternal Word,
like a an infant cries!
In form of servant now the Lord,
our God in cradle lies.

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Jubilate Deo

SATB div with piano

Challenging

A musical celebration featuring lots of exciting rhythmic variation and a challenging piano part.

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Darius Green's Flying Machine

SATB div with piano

Challenging

Darius Green is a wild ride with a surprising ending. It would make an excellent festival piece. 

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