A Boy was Born A Boy was Born, Op. 3, is a sacred choral composition by Benjamin Britten.
A Boy Was Born A Boy Was Born (published as A Boy was Born), Op. 3, is a choral composition by Benjamin Britten.
A Ceremony of Carols A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28, is a choral piece by Benjamin Britten, scored for three-part treble chorus, solo voices, and harp.
A Song of the High Hills A Song of the High Hills is a work for tenor, soprano, chorus and orchestra by Frederick Delius.
Adiemus (single) "Adiemus" is a new age song written by welsh composer Karl Jenkins, performed by Adiemus and released on 1995 Songs of Sanctuary album.
Adiemus (song) "Adiemus" is a new age song written by Welsh composer Karl Jenkins, performed by Adiemus and released on 1995 album Songs of Sanctuary at Caroline Distribution.
Adiemus II: Cantata Mundi Released in 1997, Adiemus II: Cantata Mundi is the second album by Welsh composer Karl Jenkins as part of the Adiemus project.
Adiemus III: Dances of Time Released in 1998, Adiemus III: Dances of Time is the third album by Welsh composer Karl Jenkins as part of the Adiemus project.
Adiemus IV: The Eternal Knot Released in 2001, Adiemus IV: The Eternal Knot is the fourth album by Welsh composer Karl Jenkins as part of the Adiemus project.
Adiemus V: Vocalise Released in 2003, Adiemus V: Vocalise is the last album by Welsh composer Karl Jenkins as part of the five-album Adiemus project.
Adiemus: Songs of Sanctuary Released in 1995, Songs of Sanctuary is the first album by Welsh composer Karl Jenkins as part of the Adiemus project.
Agnus Dei (Barber) Adagio for Strings is a work for string orchestra, composed by the American composer Samuel Barber from the second movement of his String Quartet.
All-Night Vigil (Rachmaninoff) The All-Night Vigil (Pre-reform Russian: Всенощное бдѣніе, Vsénoshchnoye bdéniye; Modern Russian: Всенощное бдение) is an a cappella choral composition by Sergei Rach...
All-Night Vigil (Tchaikovsky) The All-Night Vigil for choir (Russian: Всенощное бдение для хора, Vsyenoshchnoye bdyeniye dlya khora) is an a cappella choral composition by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, his ...
Canticum Sacrum Canticum Sacrum ad Honorem Sancti Marci Nominis is a 17-minute choral-orchestral piece composed in 1955 by Igor Stravinsky (1882–1971) in tribute "To the City of Venice, in praise of its Pat...
Chanukah Suite Chanukah Suite is an original chorale composition by Jewish composer Jason Robert Brown.
Chichester Psalms Chichester Psalms is a choral work by Leonard Bernstein for boy treble or countertenor, solo quartet, choir and orchestra.
Choral (Stockhausen) Choral (Chorale) is a short a cappella choral composition by Karlheinz Stockhausen, who wrote both the words and music in 1950.
Choral concerto The choral concerto is a genre of sacred music which arose in Russia in the middle of the seventeenth century and remained popular into the early nineteenth century.
Choral Fantasia (Holst) A Choral Fantasia, Op. 51, is work Gustav Holst composed in 1930, setting a selection of verses from Robert Bridges' Ode to Music.
Choral Fantasy (Beethoven) The Fantasy in C minor for Piano, Chorus, and Orchestra, Op. 80, was composed in 1808 by Ludwig van Beethoven.
Chöre für Doris Chöre für Doris (Choruses for Doris), after poems by Paul Verlaine, is a three-movement a cappella choral composition by Karlheinz Stockhausen, written in 1950 and later given the number 1/1...
Elegy on the Death of Daughter Olga Elegy on the Death of Daughter Olga, JW 4/30 (also translated as the Elegy on the Death of My Daughter Olga; in Czech: Elegie na smrt dcery Olgy) is a cantata for tenor s...
Es ist ein Ros entsprungen (Sandström) Es ist ein Ros entsprungen is the setting of the Christmas carol Es ist ein Ros entsprungen for two choirs a cappella by Swedish composer Jan Sandström.
Festival Te Deum The Festival Te Deum is the popular name for an 1872 composition by Arthur Sullivan, written to celebrate the recovery of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII of the United King...
Five Mystical Songs The Five Mystical Songs are a musical composition by English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958), written between 1906 and 1911.
Flos Campi Flos Campi: suite for solo viola, small chorus and small orchestra is a composition by the English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams, completed in 1925.
Friday Afternoons Friday Afternoons is a collection of 12 songs by Benjamin Britten, composed 1933–35 for the pupils of Clive House School, Prestatyn, where his brother, Robert, was headmaster.
Geographical Fugue The Geographical Fugue or Fuge aus der Geographie is the most famous piece for spoken chorus by Ernst Toch.
Germanenzug Germanenzug (WAB 70) is a secular cantata composed in 1863–1864 by Anton Bruckner on a text by August Silberstein.
Gesang der Parzen Gesang der Parzen (Song of the Fates), Op. 89, is a piece for mixed choir and orchestra by Johannes Brahms.
Gloria (Poulenc) The Gloria by Francis Poulenc (FP 177), scored for soprano solo, large orchestra, and chorus, is a setting of the Roman Catholic Gloria in excelsis Deo text.
Gloria (Vivaldi) Antonio Vivaldi wrote several settings of the choral composition Gloria.
Good Morrow "Good Morrowe" is a poem written by George Gascoigne in 1557 and set to music by the English composer Sir Edward Elgar in 1929.
Guatemala City Choirbooks The Guatemala City Choirbooks form a collection of the Roman Catholic liturgical music used in the Cathedral of Guatemala City in the 16th and early 17th centuries.
Gurre-Lieder Gurre-Lieder is a massive cantata for five vocal soloists, narrator, chorus and large orchestra, composed by Arnold Schoenberg, on poems by the Danish novelist Jens Peter Jacobsen (translate...
Haj, ifjuság! Haj, ifjuság!, also referred to in English as Oh, Youth!, Hey, Youth!, and simply Youth!, is an early vocal composition by Hungarian composer György Ligeti.
Haj, ifjúsag! Haj, ifjúsag!, also referred to in English as Oh, Youth!, Hey, Youth!, and simply Youth!, is an early vocal composition by Hungarian composer György Ligeti.
Harmonium (John Adams) Harmonium is a composition for chorus and orchestra that could be considered a choral symphony in all but name, by the American composer John Adams, written in 1980-1981 for the first season...
Hashkiveinu (composition) Hashkiveinu is a work for solo cantor, mixed chorus, and organ composed by Leonard Bernstein in 1945.
Helgoland (Bruckner) Helgoland is a secular cantata by Anton Bruckner for large orchestra and male choir in the key of G minor, assigned the catalogue number WAB 71.
Hymn to St. Cecilia Hymn to St. Cecilia, Op. 27 is a choral piece by Benjamin Britten (1913-1976), a setting of a poem by W. H. Auden written between 1940 and 1942.
Hymnus an das Leben The Hymn to Life is a musical composition for mixed chorus and orchestra by German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche.
Hymnus Paradisi Hymnus Paradisi is a choral work by Herbert Howells for soprano and tenor soloists, mixed chorus, and orchestra.
Imagined Oceans Released in 1998, Imagined Oceans is an album by Welsh composer Karl Jenkins.
In convertendo Dominus In convertendo Dominus (When the Lord turned the captivity of Zion), op. 32, is the musical setting of a Latin psalm, written in 1926 by Jules Van Nuffel for a mixed choir and organ.
Incantatio maris aestuosi Incantatio maris aestuosi ("Incantation for a Stormy Sea") is an a cappella choral composition by the Estonian composer Veljo Tormis completed in 1996.
Intimations of Immortality Intimations of Immortality, Op. 29, an ode for tenor, chorus, and orchestra, is one of the best-known works by English composer Gerald Finzi.
Kanon Pokajanen Kanon Pokajanen is a 1997 composition by Arvo Pärt for four-part (SATB) choir.
Kyrie (Vivaldi) The Kyrie in G minor (RV 587) by Antonio Vivaldi is a setting of the Kyrie for two cori (two orchestras, each with respective four-part chorus).
Kállai kettős (Ligeti) Kállai kettős, also referred to in English as Double-Dance from Kálló, Kálló Two-Step, Two Folksongs, or its French form Kálló's pas de deux, is an ea...
L'enfance du Christ L'enfance du Christ (The Childhood of Christ), Opus 25, is an oratorio by the French composer Hector Berlioz, based on the Holy Family's flight into Egypt.
La damnation de Faust La damnation de Faust (English: The Damnation of Faust), Op. 24 is a work for four solo voices, full seven-part chorus, large children's chorus and orchestra by the French composer Hecto...
Lakodalmas (Ligeti) Lakodalmas, commonly translated into English as Wedding Dance, is an early vocal composition by Hungarian composer György Ligeti.
Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom (Rachmaninoff) Liturgy of St John Chrysostom, Op. 31 (Литургия Иоанна Златоуста), is a musical work by Sergei Rachmaninoff, one of his two major unaccompanied choral works (the other being his All-Night Vigil).
Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom (Tchaikovsky) The Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom (Литургия святого Иоанна Златоуста, Liturgiya svyatogo Ioanna Zlatousta) is an a cappella choral composition by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky,...
Magyar Etüdök Magyar Etüdök (Hungarian Études) is a collection of three studies by György Ligeti.
Magány Magány, sometimes translated into English as Solitude or Loneliness, is an early vocal composition by Hungarian composer György Ligeti.
Mikrophonie (Stockhausen) Mikrophonie is the title given by Karlheinz Stockhausen to two of his compositions, written in 1964 and 1965, in which “normally inaudible vibrations.
Miserere (Allegri) Miserere, (full title: Miserere mei, Deus, Latin for "Have mercy on me, O God") by Italian composer Gregorio Allegri, is a setting of Psalm 51 (50) composed during the reign of Pop...
Missa solemnis in C minor The Missa solemnis in C minor, K. 139/47a, is a mass composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the summer of 1768 in Vienna.
Momente Momente is a work by the German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen, written between 1962 and 1969, scored for solo soprano, four mixed choirs, and thirteen instrumentalists.
Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary, Z. 860 is a march, canzona, and anthem for orchestra and choir written by Henry Purcell in 1695 for the funeral of Queen Mary II of England.
Mátraszentimrei dalok Mátraszentimrei dalok (Songs from Mátraszentimre) is a collection of songs after Hungarian folk tunes by Hungarian composer György Ligeti.
Nänie Nänie (the German form of Latin nenia, meaning "a funeral song") is a composition for SATB chorus and orchestra, op.
O Fortuna "O Fortuna" is a medieval Latin Goliardic poem written early in the 13th century, part of the collection known as the Carmina Burana.
Ode for St. Cecilia's Day (Handel) Ode for St. Cecilia's Day (HWV 76) is a cantata composed by George Frideric Handel in 1739, his setting of the poem by the English poet John Dryden.
Ode to St. Cecilia (Purcell) Hail! Bright Cecilia (Z.328), also known as Ode to St. Cecilia, was composed by Henry Purcell to a text by the Irishman Nicholas Brady in 1692 in honour of the feast day of Saint C...
Officium Defunctorum Officium Defunctorum is a musical setting of the Office of the Dead composed by the Spanish Renaissance composer Tomás Luis de Victoria in 1603.
On the Transmigration of Souls On the Transmigration of Souls, for orchestra, chorus, children’s choir and pre-recorded tape is a composition by composer John Adams commissioned by the New York Philharmonic and Lincoln Ce...
Pavane (Fauré) The Pavane in F-sharp minor, Op. 50, is a pavane by the French composer Gabriel Fauré written in 1887.
Pletykázó asszonyok Pletykázó asszonyok, sometimes translated into English as Gossipping Women, Gossip, and The Gossips, is one of the two early canons for choir by Hungarian compo...
Prayer Bells Prayer Bells is a choral concert piece by Tasmanian composer Constantine Koukias featuring dozens of handbells cast for the celebration of Australia's 2001 Centenary of Federation.
Psalm 112 (Bruckner) Bruckner's Psalm 112 in E flat major is a composition for eight-part double mixed choir and full orchestra (2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani...
Psalm 114 (Bruckner) Bruckner's Psalm 114 in G major is a composition for five-part mixed choir and three trombones, opus WAB 36.
Psalm 146 (Bruckner) Psalm 146 in A major (WAB 37) by Anton Bruckner is a large religious work for eight-part double mixed choir, four soloists (soprano, alto, tenor and bass) and full orchestra (1 flute, 2 oboes, 2...
Psalm 150 (Bruckner) Anton Bruckner's Psalm 150, WAB 38, is a setting of Psalm 150 for mixed chorus, soprano soloist and orchestra written in 1892.
Psalm 22 (Bruckner) Bruckner's Psalm 22 is a composition for mixed choir, soloists (Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bass), and piano in E flat major, opus WAB 34.
Psalm 42 (Mendelssohn) Psalm 42 op. 42 (MWV A 15) "Wie der Hirsch schreit" ("As pants the Hart") is a composition by Felix Mendelssohn composed in 1837/38 for soloists, mixed choir and orchestra.
Psalmus Hungaricus (Kodaly) Psalmus Hungaricus, Op. 13, is a choral work for tenor, chorus and orchestra by Zoltán Kodály, composed in 1923.
Psalmus Hungaricus (Kodály) Psalmus Hungaricus, Op. 13, is a choral work for tenor, chorus and orchestra by Zoltán Kodály, composed in 1923.
Pápainé Pápainé (Widow Papai) is an early vocal composition by Hungarian composer György Ligeti.
Quattro Pezzi Sacri The Quattro Pezzi Sacri, or Four Sacred Pieces, are choral works by Giuseppe Verdi.
Quattro pezzi sacri The Quattro Pezzi Sacri (Four Sacred Pieces) are choral works by Giuseppe Verdi.
Queen Alexandra's Memorial Ode Queen Alexandra's Memorial Ode is an ode "So many true Princesses who have gone" written by John Masefield and set to music for choir and orchestra by Sir Edward Elgar for the occasion...
Quodlibet, BWV 524 The Quodlibet or Wedding Quodlibet, BWV 524, is a lighthearted composition by Johann Sebastian Bach which today exists only in fragmentary form.
Requiem (Jón Leifs) Requiem, Op. 33b, is a short a cappella choral piece by Icelandic composer Jón Leifs (1899–1968), dedicated to the memory of his daughter who drowned in a swimming accident shortly before he...
Rinaldo (cantata) Rinaldo, a cantata for tenor solo, four-part male chorus and orchestra, was begun by Johannes Brahms in 1863 as an entry for a choral competition announced in Aachen.
Romany Wood Romany Wood is a 40 minute musical work for children's voices, narrator and orchestra.
Sacred and Profane (8 medieval lyrics) Sacred and Profane, Op. 91, is a collection of 'Eight Medieval Lyrics' for unaccompanied voices in five parts (SSATB) composed by Benjamin Britten in 1975.
Schicksalslied The Schicksalslied (Song of Destiny), Op. 54, is an orchestrally accompanied choral setting of a poem written by Friedrich Hölderlin and is one of several major choral works written by Johan...
Sea Drift (Delius) Sea Drift is among the larger-scale musical works by the composer Frederick Delius.
Selig sind die Toten Selig sind die Toten (English: Blessed are the dead), is a line from the Bible frequently used in funeral music of German-speaking composers.
Selva morale e spirituale Selva morale e spirituale is the short title of a collection of sacred music by the Italian composer Claudio Monteverdi, published in Venice in 1640 and 1641.
Serenade to Music Serenade to Music is a work by Ralph Vaughan Williams for 16 vocal soloists and orchestra, composed in 1938.
Sparrow Mass The Missa brevis No. 10 in C major, K. 220, was written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1775 or 1776 in Salzburg.
Spem in alium Spem in alium is a 40-part Renaissance motet by Thomas Tallis, composed in c. 1570 for eight choirs of five voices each, widely considered to be the greatest piece of English early music. Sir Peter Maxwell Davies has described it as "A crowning glory of our civilisation".
Spring (Rachmaninoff) Spring, Op. 20, is a single-movement cantata for baritone, chorus and orchestra, written by Sergei Rachmaninoff in 1902.
Te Deum (Berlioz) The Te Deum (Op. 22 / H.118) by Hector Berlioz (1803–1869) was completed in 1849.
Te Deum (Bruckner) The Te Deum in C major WAB 45 by Anton Bruckner is a setting of the early Christian Te Deum hymn text for chorus, soloists and orchestra, and organ ad libitum.
Te Deum (Pärt) Te Deum is a setting of the Latin Te Deum text, also known as the Ambrosian Hymn attributed to Saints Ambrose, Augustine, and Hilary, by Estonian-born composer Arvo Pärt commissioned by the ...
Te Deum in C The Te Deum in C, Op. 32 is a sacred choral composition by Benjamin Britten, a setting of the Te Deum on the English text from the Book of Common Prayer.
Te Deum Laudamus (Sullivan) Arthur Sullivan's Te Deum Laudamus—A Thanksgiving for Victory, usually known as the Boer War Te Deum, is a choral work composed by Sullivan in the last few months of his life.
Tehillim for Anne Tehillim for Anne is a three-movement musical composition by British composer Robert Steadman (born 1965).
The Canticle of the Sun (Sowerby) The Canticle of the Sun is a musical composition by Leo Sowerby (1895–1968) setting Matthew Arnold's English translation of the "Canticle of the Sun" for chorus and orchestra in 1945; the wo...
The Desert Music The Desert Music is a work of music for voices and orchestra composed by the minimalist composer Steve Reich.
The Flow of (u) The Flow of is a piece of music for three voices by Kenneth Gaburo, composed in 1974.
The Hope (Magle) The Hope is a work for brass band, percussion, choir, and organ written in 2001 by Frederik Magle, depicting the Battle of Copenhagen in 1801.
The Music Makers (Elgar) The Music Makers, Op. 69, is a work for contralto or mezzo-soprano, chorus and orchestra composed by Edward Elgar.
The Rio Grande (Lambert) The Rio Grande is a work by Constant Lambert, for alto, choir, piano, brass, strings and a percussion section of 15 instruments, needing five players.
The Song of Hiawatha (Coleridge-Taylor) The Song of Hiawatha, Op. 30 (full name, Scenes from The Song of Hiawatha by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow), is a trilogy of cantatas by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, produced between 1898...
The Testament of Freedom The Testament of Freedom is a four-movement work for men's chorus and piano composed in 1943 by Randall Thompson.
The Wandering Madman The Wandering Madman (in Czech: Potulný šílenec, JW 4/43) is a choral composition for soprano, tenor, baritone and male chorus, written in 1922 by the Czech composer Leoš Jan...
Three Russian Songs, Op. 41 (Rachmaninoff) The Three Russian Songs, Op. 41 (Trois Chansons Russes; Tri Russkie Pesni) for chorus and orchestra (also seen as Three Russian Folk Songs) were written by Sergei Rachmaninoff in...
Three Shakespeare Songs Three Shakespeare Songs is a piece of classical choral music written for an a cappella SATB choir.
Threni (Stravinsky) Threni: id est Lamentationes Jeremiae Prophetae, usually referred to simply as Threni, is a musical setting by Igor Stravinsky of verses from the Book of Lamentations in the Latin ...
Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day Tomorrow shall be my dancing day is an English carol usually attributed as 'traditional'; its first written appearance is in William B. Sandys' Christmas Carols Ancient and Modern of 1833.
Totus Tuus (Górecki) Totus Tuus Op. 60 was written for unaccompanied mixed choir by the Polish composer Henryk Górecki in 1987.
Tristia (Berlioz) Tristia, Op. 18 is a musical work consisting of three short pieces for orchestra and chorus by the French composer Hector Berlioz.
Vesperae de Dominica (Mozart) Vesperae solennes de Dominica, K. 321, is a sacred work for four solo voices (soprano, alto, tenor, bass), mixed choir, orchestra and organ composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1779.
Water Night (Whitacre) Water Night is one of composer Eric Whitacre's earliest works, written in 1994 during Whitacre's attendance at University of Nevada, Las Vegas and commissioned by the Dale Warland Singers.