Composer - Choral

Choral music by Edmund Connolly

Difficulty level: 1-5 where 1 is easy (manageable by more or less any choir); 3 is moderately difficult, suitable for a good high school choir; and 5 is challenging, best suited to a good college/professional choir.

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Great Spirit

Text by Chief Yellowlark of the Lakota tribe.

SATB with divisi, piano and concert flute.

Difficulty: 3

Animal Snapshots

The Duck, the Fly & the Hippopotamus

Three settings of poems by Ogden Nash

SSA with piano

Difficulty: 3

The Breeze at Dawn

Text translated from Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī

SSATB a cappella

Difficulty: 3

Dona Nobis Pacem

Traditional canon, arr. for two-part voices, piano, violin and cello.

Difficulty: 1

Down in the river to pray

American traditional, arr. for SAB a cappella

Difficulty: 2

The Germ

A setting of a poem by Ogden Nash

Two-part voices and piano

Difficulty: 3

The Lord's Prayer

Two-part voices (or two soloists) and organ

Also available for SSATB a cappella

A serene setting based around a wide-ranging melody, sung mostly in canon.

Difficulty: 2 (two-part) 3 (SSATB)

Only Breath

Text translated from Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī.

SATB with piano.

Difficulty: 3

Tantum Ergo

SATB with divisi a cappella

Difficulty: 4

What Child is this?

Greensleeves, arr. for SSATB, piano and oboe.

Difficulty: 3

Wade in the Water / Motherless Child

An arrangement combining two traditional spirituals.

SATB, children's (two-part) choir and piano.

Difficulty: 3

Walking with God

Text by William Cowper

SATB and organ

Difficulty: 3