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520ComposerArrangerVoicingPublisherDifficultyExtreme RangesAccompanimentReligious/SecularHomophonic or PolyphonicStyleHow much I like it: 1-10NotesThemesCopiesLast time performedEnsemble
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I Love You What A Wonderful World1Craig Hella JohnsonSATBHal Leonard Corporation 176
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This Train2Emily Crocker2-partHal LeonardEasyPianoReligiousPolyphonic mostlyBluesy folk, spiritual8Good for Choir I, bluesy feel makes a simple melody more excitingTrain, folk,
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This little Light of Mine3Donald P. MooreSABelwinEasy+High EPianoReligiousAlternatingJazzy spiritual9Combines the chorus of Battle Hymn of the Republic laterLight, shine, glory, spiritual
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Il Bianco E Dolce Cigno (The White Breasted Lovely Swan)4Jacob ArcadeltGeoffrey MasonSATBWalton Music Corporation IntermediateTenor high A at the endSecularPolyphonicMotet10great period piee; text in English and italianBeauty, nature, wildlife14
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Over the Rainbow5Harold Arlen and E.Y. HarburgMark HayesSATBAlfred Publishing Co.IntermediatePianoSecularHomophonicJazz10Lots of chromaticism, great voicing, frequent unspecified divisi77
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Loch Lomond7David OvertonSATBThe K.S. Music Co.Intermediate+SecularMostly homophonicFolk9King singers arrangement; div T and B, low for A and SLove, Scottish, world, places36
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How Firm A Foundation8Dale WoodSATBThe Sacred Music PressIntermediate-OrganReligiousHomophonicHymn10Would be great for a morningside performance; familiar words with unfamiliar melodyAmerican, Hymn,60
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Bitter for Sweet9John ChorbajianSATB divG. SchirmerAdvancedSecularHomophonicModern choral art song10Stunning piece, very challenging intonationOpposition, duality, seasons32
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Yesterday10Mac HuffTTBBHal LeonardAdvanced-High tenor partSecularBothPop acapella8Probably never with Man Choir, but good piece for a quartetBeatles, yesterday, regret
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Blue Skies11Irving BerlinRoger Emerson 2 partHal LeonardEasy+PianoSecularBothJazz8Decent enough arrangement; simple repetitive harmony; two scat solos in the middle of itJazz, blues, sky, spring38Feb 2014
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Early One Morning12Joyce Eilers BacakSSA
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The Gift of Song13Hawley AdesSSAA
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Gloria14Linda Steen SpevacekSAA
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Londonderry Air15Fred WeatherlyBob ChilcottSATBOxford University Pressintermediatepianosecularhomophonicfolk, modern choral9solid arrangementireland, love, loss67
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I Can Tell the World16Moses HoganSATBHal Leonard Corporation Advanced-T and S high G, B low FReligiousHomphonicSpiritual10Powerful, fun rhythmic obstinate in men, division throughoutPreach, spiritual, world1402014?AC
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Hosanna17Rene ClausenSATBFostco Music PressAdvancedS high AReligiousHomophonicModern choral7Could be a fun piece, very repetitive, might have a tendency to clip vowelsPraise, rejoice, hosanna46
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Go 'Way from My Window18Ruth Elaine SchranSSA
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Out of the Orient Crystal Skies19Richard ZgodavaSATBAugsburg Publishing HouseIntermediateReligious HomophonicModern art9Nice oriental feel, minor, rhythmically driven, repetitiveChristmas, birth, star29
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The Sound of Pipe and Drum20Pierre CertonLinda Spevacek-AverySATBHeritage Music PressEasyMedieval8Simple and straight forwardProcession352016CH
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Night Yoik21Froze Fjellheim3-partBoosey & HawkesEasyDrumSecularPolyphonicWorld10Very trance-like; repetitive and stacking; great for developing voicesSami, world, night30
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With a Lily in Your Hand22Eric WhitacreSATBSanta Barbara Music PublishingAdvancedB high E, baritone high F#, T high A, S high Asecularhomophonic mostlymodern choral10extremely challenging, interesting text, rhythmic and drivinguniverse, rhythm, mixed meter392018CH
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The Pasture24Z. Randall StroopeSATBColla Voce Music IncIntermediate-Piano (or full orchestra)SecularHomphonicModern folk9Nice setting of Robert frostFrost, pasture, folk50
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Poor Man Lazrus25Jester HairstonSATBBourne Co.Intermediate-S high GReligiousHomophonicSpiritual8Strophic, very repetitive, fun energy, could lend itself to lots of solosLazarus, bible stories, spiritual60
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The Longest Time26Billy JoelTTBBHal LeonardIntermediateT1 optional high noteSecularHomophonicPop10Nice simple arrangement; would be great for valentunesLove, billy Joel,
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Illumina le tenebre27Joan SzymkoSATBSanta Barbara Music PublishingAdvanced-S high G#ReligiousHomophonicModern10Italian, great text, great modal writingDarkness, light, heart352016CH
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It Was a Lover and His Lass28John RutterSATBBOxford University PressIntermediate +SecularHomophonicJazz10Shakespeare text, upbeat and jazzy, I had the alto II sing the tenor line (since it goes so high)Shakespeare, love322016CH
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The Joy I Feel30Tim GregoryMulti-partHal LeonardEasy+drumssecukarhomophonicworld10Very authentic, arranged by ethnomusicologist; three short call and response pieces; repetitive and fun; great field recording available on YouTubeAfrica, world, joy30Fall 2018SV
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Streets of Laredo31Merrilee WebbTBBSanta BarbaraEasySits in the tessaturaPianoSecularHomophonicCountry ballad8Nice arrangement for developing voices; great for MCCountry, ballad, cowboy
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Bonse Aba32Victor Johnson2-partHeritageEasy+drumsReligiousHomophonicWorld10Great 2-part unaccompanied piece; repetitive and rhythmically driving; great with percussionChildren of god35
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Evening Song33Dawn Lenore SonntagSSA
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Sing Out Your Joy34Emily CrockerSATBJenson Publicationsintermediatepianoreligioushomophonicmodern8cold be a nice fetival piece for CH or AC; I don't always love the piano part, but it could be an artistic piece if approached rightPsalm, praise65
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Madrigals for Tenor Bass Voices35Sherri PorterfieldTTBHal LeonardIntermediateSecularPolyphonicMadrigal10Great arrangements for TTB; great festival pieces; short but challengingMadrigal
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Make Them Hear You36Stephen FlahertyJeff FunkTTBBBelwinIntermediate+T1 high ABPianoSecularHomophonicMusic theater9Great piece for men's voices, but quite challenging; close harmony would be difficult (especially in baritone); maybencold be good for a combined men's number at a mega cincertMusic theater, ragtime, strength, manliness80
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Shule Aroon37Ruth Elaine Schram SATBHeritageIntermediate-Piano and violinSecukarHomophonic Folk8Nice Celtic feel, good voicing, nice warm chords, no stretch in range for anybody, repetitive Sioux being annoying
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See the Gipsies38Zoltan KodalySATBOxford University PressIntermediateSecularHomophonicWorld10Super upbeat and energetic, lots of words, funGypsies, world, dance35
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The Long and Winding Road39John Lennon, Paul McCartneyPaul LangfordSATBSony/ATV Music Publishing LLCIntermeditePianoSecukarHomophonicPop8Nice arrangement, good enough tune, beatlesBeatles, road, travel121
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I Am Not Yours40Stephen ChatmanSATBECS PublishingIntermediateSecukarHomophonicModern11Best piece ever, no meter, freedom to express text, Sara Teasdale Teasdale, poetry, art, expression, love352016CH
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Who Is Crying41Mack WilbergSSATBHinshaw Music IncIntermediateLots of T high GSecularHomophonicModern folk8Very eerie and trance-like, SSAA TBB works well for an unbalanced choir, like legato energyCry, lament, weep70
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In Remembrance44Jeffery AmesSATBWaltonIntermediateP w/ Horn soloRHmodern9beautiful and lush87AC
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Kiss the girl45Kirby ShawTTBBIntermediateSHDisney8Cute for men's voices, nice basic arrangementLove, kiss, Disney, sea
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Kyrie48Glenn McClureSATBGlenn McClureintermediateS and T high GPiano or steel drumsRHSamba10Did this one wirh steel drum player; it was awesome; fun energyisland, mass, liturgy, kyrie, samba, world140fall 2015AC
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Unchained melody49Mark BrymerSABFrank MusicEasyPiano or show trax SHPop ballad7It would serve its purposeLove27
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Whistle, Maggie, Whistle51David StockerTTBBG SchirmerIntermediatePianoSHFolk, comic10hilarious! basses sing ghe man part while all other sing the woman part in falsettoflirting, love, old songs
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What'll I Do53Irving BerlinKirby ShawTTBB (Bar could be sung as a solo)Intermediate+Bass low G throughoutASP background, H middle, P background to endBallad, slow waltz10Good voicing; makes for a nice rich bass solo, or soaring tenor solo, though that makes the arranging difficult to follow (rewrite); sweet satisfying endingWar, departure, love at a distance, 37Feb 2014
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Who Are The Brave54Joseph M. MartinTTBBelwinIntermediateT high GPianoSHPatriotic10Awesome men's arrangement, powerful, great text, very manly, not too difficult but requires great intonationPatriotic, military, brave
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Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy55Dan Rye and Hughie PrinceEd Lojeski Hal LeonardIntermediate+SHJazz10super cute, tiht harmony, andrews sisters41Feb 2014
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Break Away56Alan BillingsleySSAHal LeonardEasy+Piano or show trax SHPop7Popular late 90s piece (or early 2000s?), accessible, easy harmony, fun rhythms, comfortable range for young singersFly, wings,
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Go Down Moses59Mark HayesSATBHinshaw Music IncintermediatepianoRHSwing spiritual9long song, lots of verses, fun jazzy rhythms, nice piano partspiritual, deliverance50
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Gloria60Paul BaslerSATBColla Boce Music, IncIntermediateDrumRHAfrican10Awesome gospel/African setting of liturgical textMass, Gloria, gospel1142015AC
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Lament of a fisher’s wife65Vijay SinghTTBBIntermediate+T1 high G, B2 low EPianoSecularHFolk ballad10awesome piece for mens voices, requires a good year in the mens chorus, not too much 4-part harmony, but its still not easyWar, loss
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Leading Men67Mac HuffTTBBIntermediatePianoSHMusic theater8medley of popular male music theater roles; could work individually, or just a few; includes Willkomen, If I were a rich man, bring him home, luck be a lady, they call the wind Mariah Music theater, men
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Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair69Stuart ChurchillSATBShawnee Press, Inc.AbadvancedClarinetSHModern art8very challenging, and requires a solid clarinet player (John Bowman)28
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Gaelic Rhapsody70Ed JojeskiSATBHal Leonard Publishing CorporationEasy+PianoSHWorld folk7medley of celtic music (ireland and scotland), i dont love it, but it might work well for a combined number of MC and SV in a world music theme12
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Gloria In Excelsis71W.A. MozartSATBHal Leonard Publishing CorporationIntermediateS1 high GPianoRHClassical8Nice period piece, upper tessatura for all voices, careful to not let it get shorty, high sustained G in the soprano (all sopranos), simple rhythms and harmonic progressionsMass, classical, mozart5 (4?right now)
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The Lord's Prayer72Bradley EllingbeeSATBNeil A Kjos Music CoEasy+piano or organrhmodern folkish8doesnt do much fir me, but its simple and easy to sing, a good tone building piece, maybe even a good cimbined piece for MC and SV34
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Hope, Faith, Light, Love73Eric WhitacreSATB divAdvanced-B2 low Ebshmodern10Great setting, tricky harmony, tough legato line, non melodicCummings
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The Lord's Prayer75Carl DeisSATBG SchirmerAdvanced-OrgsnRHModern8very dramatic, lots of chrimaticism, extended tessatura, well eritten, fun harmony34
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The Promised Land76Ronald StaheliSATBHinshaw Music Inc33
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The Drunken Sailor78Salli TerriSATB70 Music Publishers69
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This Old Man79Robert ChilcottSSAA
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In This Very Room80Ron & Carol HarrisRon HarrisSSARon Harris Publications15
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This Morning81Gwyneth Walker/Lucille CliftonSSA
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Swingin' Sweet Chariot82Rollo DilworthSSA
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Somewhere out There83Ed LojeskiSSA
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The Water Is Wide84Gilbert M. MartinTTBMark Foster Music Company30
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Little Birds85Eric WhitacreSATBWalton Music Corporation114
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You Raise Me Up86Brendan Graham and Rolf LovlandEd LojeskiSATBHal Leonard Co.174
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Lo, how a rose e'er blooming87Roger EmersonTBB
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A Little Jazz Mass88Bob ChilcottSATBOxford University Press34
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Marry a Woman Uglier than you89Claren D. WilsonTTB
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There is Nothin' Like a Dame90TTBB
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Tahiti92H. Jarolde Harris IITTBB
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Men on the Move93Dave and Jean PerryTBB
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My Girl94Roger EmersonTB
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Sing Me to Heaven 95Jane Griner & Daniel E GawthropSATBDunstan House85
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Sine Nomine96Ralph Vaughan WilliamsEarl RosenbergSATBCarl Fischer Inc146
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Concerto for Singing Chickens and Piano97Stephen L LawrenceSATBCPP/Belwin Inc79
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Sit Down Servant98Linda TwineSATBHinshaw Music Inc10
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Sing Alleluia, Clap Your Hands99Sally K AlbrechtSATBAlfred Publishing Co28
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When Johny comes marching home100Louis LambertPeter J. WilhouskySATB
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Ticket to Ride101Roger EmersonTB
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The Glory of the Father102Egil HovlandSATBHarald Lyche & Co60
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When Jesus Wept103Williams Billings4 VoicedHinshaw Music Inc
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