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ARTHUR FOOTE (1853-1937)
Beloved, Let Us Love One Another
For Mixed Voices with Organ or Unaccompanied
A lovely choral response by an important figure in American church music. Arthur Foote (1853-1937, who received the first master's degree in music ever to be granted by an American university, served for 32 years as choir director and organist of the First Church in Boston, a faculty member at New England Conservatoy of Muaic, and was a founder of the American Guild of Organists. Among his many pieces for church services, "Beloved, Let Us Love One Another" is an example of a short response, accessible to congregations, choirs, and other musicians. / Approx. 3 min. / No. 392-03107 SEE SAMPLE PAGE / BUY

Arthur Foote
Henry Clough-Leighter/ Photo ©2018 Thorpe Music Pubishing Company

Thy Light Is Come
A Christmas or Epiphany Anthem for Mixed Voices & Organ
Most choir members have probably known Clough-Leighter's name from the hundreds of works he edited for Boston publishers during the first half of the twentieth century. However, he also composed hundreds of original songs, works for choir, chamber ensembles, and orchestra. Completed in 1952, "Thy Light is Come" is among the last of his compositions. / Approx 4.5 min. / No. 392-03109

John Wesley Work III

You May Bury Me in the East
Arranged for Unaccompanied Mixed Voices with Solo Contralto or Mezzo-Soprano
John Wesley Work III was the third in a line of distinguished choir directors, musicians, and ethnomusicologists whose mission became the collection and preservation of slave songs and spirituals. He became a leading expert on spirituals, while composing over 100 works of his own. Like his father before him, he became director of the Fisk Jubilee Singers, a group founded in 1871 to perform "slave songs" all around the world. "You May Bury Me in the East" was written during his years as director.
/ Approx. 3.5 min. / No. 392-03108 /

Gustav T. Holst

GUSTAV HOLST (1874-1934)
A Dirge for Two Veterans
Words by Walt Whitman ( 1819-1892
For Chorus of Low Altos, Tenors & Basses ATBB or TTBB with Brass and Percussion
Jonathan Barnhart's arrangement, while faithful to the original scoring, takes advantage of the low altos available in most mixed choirs. For men's choirs, the low altos line can be assigned to tenors. A poignant Civil War poem by America's great Walt Whitman. Score & parts for brass and percussion are available for purchase. / Approx. 6.5 min. /
SEE SAMPLE PAGE / No. 392-03110 BUY Choral Part / No. 392-03110A BUY Instrumental Parts


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