Daniel Barta pairs an original text with quietly beautiful music in this stirring choral tribute to mothers. Based on Proverbs 31, this anthem is appropriate on Mother’s Day or during any service honoring families. Easy to learn, with an optional second vocal part, your children’s choir will love this simple piece. Preview the score and listen to a fine demo recording here.
Daniel Barta has written a dynamic, rhythmic original setting of the classic text: “Hosanna in excelsis. Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!” Use this with your children’s, youth, or adult choirs as a dramatic opening to Palm Sunday services. Preview the score and listen to a fine demo recording here.
Written by Daniel Barta for Anne Martindale-Williams, principal cellist with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, these pieces for advanced players are excellent choices for church, concert, and studio. Idiomatic writing and intriguing harmonic shifts make these pieces sparkle. Includes When Morning Gilds the Skies (Laudes Domini) and Savior, Again, to Thy Dear Name We Raise (Ellers). Preview a sample from the score here.
Ryan Kelly has written a stunning motet-like anthem for unaccompanied SAB voices using an adaptation of Colossians 3:12-17 as the text. The result is a fitting reminder to “clothe yourselves with the love of Christ.” Refined choral writing and narrow vocal ranges make this anthem suitable for use by choirs of any size. Program this during Lent or anytime throughout the year. Preview the score and listen to a fine demo recording here.