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Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel

Magnificat
Ed. by Carl Deis
Schirmer
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
Latin
40 vs

Bach, Johann Sebastian


Cantata no. 4, 'Christ lag in Todesbanden'
Ed. by Arno Schonstedt, English version by Ch. S. Terry
Breitkopf and Hartel
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
German and English
40 vs
Instrumental set available

Cantata no. 19, 'Es erhub sich ein Streit'
Breitkopf and Hartel
STB soli, chorus & orchestra
German and English
30 vs
Instrumental set available

Cantata no. 21, 'Ich hatte viel Bekummernis'
Ed. by Klaus Hofmann (Herbipol)
Carus
STB soli, chorus & orchestra
German and English
30 vs
Instrumental set available

Cantata no. 29 'Wir danken dir, Gott'
Ed. by Hans Grischkat
Carus
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
German and English
30 vs
Instrumental set available

Cantata no. 30, 'Freue dich, erloste Schar'
Ed. by Gunther Raphael, English version by J. Michael Diack.
Breitkopf and Hartel
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
German and English
20 vs
24 hrs

Cantata no. 45, 'Es ist dir gesagt'
E. Kalmus
ATB soli, chorus & orchestra
German and English
40 vs
24 hrs

Cantata no. 50, 'Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft'
Ed. by Gunther Raphael, English version by E. H. Thorne
Breitkopf and Hartel
SATB+SATB & orchestra
German and English
40 vs
Instrumental set available

Cantata no. 62, 'Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland II'
Ed. by Reinhold Kubik
Carus
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
German and English
30 vs
Instrumental set available

Cantata no. 65, 'Sie werden aus Saba alle kommen'
Ed. by Ulrich Haverkampf, English version by C. S. Terry
Breitkopf and Hartel
TB soli, chorus & orchestra
German and English
40 vs
Instrumental set available

Cantata no. 78, 'Jesu, der du meine Seele'
Carus
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
German and English
30 vs
Instrumental set available

Cantata no. 80, 'Ein feste Burg is unser Gott'
Carus
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
German and English
6 fsc, 30 chsc
Instrumental set available

Cantata no. 106, 'Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit'
Ed. by Otto Schroder, English version by J. Michael Diack
Breitkopf and Hartel
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
German and English
80 vs
Instrumental set available

Cantata no. 110, 'Unser Mund sei voll Lachens'
Ed. by Reinhold Kubik
Carus
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
German and English
30 vs
Instrumental set available

Cantata no. 113, 'Herr Jesu Christ, du hochstes Gut'
Breitkopf and Hartel
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
German
30 vs
Instrumental set available

Cantata no. 134, 'Ein Herz, das seinen Jesum lebend weiss
Breitkopf and Hartel
AT soli, chorus & orchestra
German
40 vs

Cantata no. 140, 'Wachet auf'
Ed. by Gunter Raphael, English version by C. V. Gorton
Breitkopf and Hartel
STB soli, chorus & orchestra
German, English and French
60 vs
Instrumental set available

Cantata no. 143, 'Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele'
Ed. by Klaus Hofmann
Carus
STB soli, chorus & orchestra
German and English
30 vs
Instrumental set available

Cantata no. 147, 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben'
Ed. by Ulrich Haverkampf, English version by C. S. Terry
Breitkopf and Hartel
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
German and English
40 vs
Instrumental set available

Cantata no.154, 'Mein liebster Jesus ist verloren'
Breitkopf and Hartel
ATB soli, chorus & orchestra
German
30 vs
Instrumental set available

Cantata no. 176, 'Es ist ein trotzig und verzagt Ding'
Breitkopf & Hartel
SAB soli, chorus & orchestra
German
30 vs
Instrumental set available

Cantata no. 178, 'Wo Gott der Herr, nicht bei uns halt'
Breitkopf and Hartel
ATB soli, chorus & orchestra
German and English
30 vs
Instrumental set available

Cantata no. 205, 'Der zufriedengestellte Aeolus'
Breitkopf and Hartel
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
German words
20 vs
24 hrs

Christmas oratorio, BWV248
Ed. by Alfred Durr
Barenreiter
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
German
60 vs
Instrumental set available

Christmas oratorio, BWV248
Ed. by Rev J. Troutbeck
Novello
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
English
63 vs
Instrumental set available

Easter oratorio, BWV249
Ed. by G. Raphael
Breitkopf & Hartel
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
German and English
40 vs
Instrumental set available

Furchte dich nicht, BWV228
Barenreiter
SATB+SATB
German
40 vs

Der Geist hilft unsrer Schwachheit auf, BWV226
Barenreiter
SATB+SATB
German
40 vs

Jesu meine Freude, BWV227
Barenreiter
SSATB
German
40 vs

Komm, Jesu, komm!, BWV229
Barenreiter
SATB+SATB
German
40 vs

Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden, BWV230
Barenreiter
SATB
German
40 vs

Lobet Gott in seinem Reichen (Himmelfahrts-Oratorium), BWV11
Ed. by P. Horn
Carus
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
German and English
40 vs
Instrumental set available

Lutheran Mass, A major, BWV234
Ed. by Emil Platen
Barenreiter/Carus
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
Latin
40 vs
Instrumental set available
24 hrs

Lutheran Mass, G minor, BWV235
Ed. by Emil Platen
Barenreiter/Carus
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
Latin
40 vs
Instrumental set available
24 hrs

Magnificat, D major, BWV243
Ed. by Eduard Muller
Barenreiter
SSATB soli, SSATB chorus & orchestra
Latin
60 vs
Instrumental set available

Magnificat, D major, BWV243
Ed. by Reverend J. Troutbeck
Novello
SSATB soli, SSATB chorus & orchestra
Latin and English
40 vs
Instrumental set available

Magnificat, E flat major, BWV243a
Barenreiter
SSATB soli, SSATB chorus & orchestra
Latin
40 vs
Instrumental set available

Mass in B minor, BWV232
Ed. by Gottfried Muller
Barenreiter
SSATB soli, chorus & orchestra
Latin words
60 vs
Instrumental set available

Mass in B minor, BWV232
Ed. by A. Sullivan
Novello
SSATB soli, chorus & orchestra
Latin words
60 vs
Instrumental set available

St. John Passion, BWV245
Ed. by Ivor Atkins
Novello
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
English
60 vs
Instrumental set available

St. John Passion, BWV245
Ed. by Neil Jenkins
Novello
SATB soli, chorus & orchesra
German and English
60 vs
Instrumental set available

St. John Passion, BWV245
Ed. by Gustav Rosler
Peters
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
German
50 vs
Instrumental set available

St. Matthew Passion, BWV244
Ed. by Alfred Durr
Deutscher Verlag fur Musik
German
60 vs
Instrumental set available

St. Matthew Passion, BWV244
Ed. by Edward Elgar and Ivor Atkins
Novello
English
83 vs
Instrumental set available

St. Matthew Passion, BWV244
Ed. by Neil Jenkins
Novello
German and English
60 vs
Instrumental set available

Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV225
Barenreiter
SATB+SATB
German
40 vs

Bailey, Maurice

Alice in Wonderland
seven songs based on words by Lewis Carroll.
Oxford University Press
Voices: SSA and piano
40 vs
24 hrs

Barber, Samuel

Agnus Dei: transcribed from Adagio for strings op. 11
Schirmer
SATB (divisi) & organ
Latin
75 vs

Baroque Christmas classics

By Praetorius, Gesius, Walter, J.S. Bach, Eccard, Scheidt, Schutz, Schroeter
edited by Judith Blezzard
Faber Music
SATB
German and Latin
40 vs

Bart, Lionel

Oliver!
Lakeview
55 vs

Batten, Adrian

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis
Ed. by Richard King
Novello
SAATB
English
20 vs
24 hrs

Bax, Arnold

I sing of a maiden
Studio
SAATB
30 vs

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Mass in C major, op. 86
Ed. by Berthold Tours
Novello
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
Latin
110 vs
Instrumental set available

Mass in D major, op. 123, 'Missa solemnis'
Novello
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
Latin
40 vs
Instrumental set available

Symphony no. 9 in D minor. Last movement
Ed. by Berthold Tours
Novello
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
German and English
80 vs
Instrumental set available

Symphony no.9 in D minor. Last movement
Ed. by J. del Mar
Barenreiter
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
German
80 vs
Instrumental set available

Benatzky, Ralph

White Horse Inn
adapted for production by amateur societies by Eric Maschwitz and Bernard Grun
Chappell
30 vs

Bennett, Richard Rodney

All the King's men: an opera for young people
Universal edition
2 fsc, 11 vs, 18 chsc
Instrumental parts available
24 hr

Berlioz, Hector

L'Enfance du Christ, op. 25
Ed. by Paul England
Novello
STTBBBB soli, chorus & orchestra
English
59 vs
Instrumental set available

Te Deum, op. 22
Ed. by Otto Taubmann
Barenreiter
T solo, chorus, orchestra & organ
Latin
40 vs
Instrumental set available
24 hrs

Bernstein, Leonard

Chichester psalms
Schirmer/Boosey and Hawkes
Tr solo, chorus & orchestra
Hebrew
40 vs

Mass: a theatre piece for singers, players and dancers
Jalni Publications
Latin and English
10 vs
24 hrs

West Side story
Schirmer/Chappell
28 vs, 10 lib

Biber, Heinrich Ignaz

Requiem in A major
Beauchamp Press
SSATBB soli, chorus & orchestra
Latin
30 vs
Instrumental set available

Requiem in F minor
ed. by M. Pilkington
King's Music
SSATB soli, chorus & orchestra
Latin
30 vs
Instrumental set available

Birtwistle, Harrison

The mark of the goat
Universal edition
SATB
30 vs
24 hrs

Bizet, Georges

Carmen
English adaptation by Virginia Card and George Houston
Boosey and Hawkes
French and English
20 vs

Carmen
English adaptation by Herman Klein and Henry Hersee
J. B. Cramer
English
40 vs

Carmen. concert version
adapted and arranged, English translation by Dr. Theo Baker
Boosey and Hawkes
English
60 vs

Les pecheurs de perles
Choudens
French
20 vs
24 hrs

Blackford, Richard

Sir Gawain and the green knight: opera in six sections
Oxford University Press
20 vs, 20 chsc
24 hrs


Blake, Howard

Walking in the air, and other seasonal songs
Faber Music
SA(B) & piano
25 vs
Contents: Make believe
Winter games
Ring! ring!
We are the carol singers


Bliss, Arthur

Morning heroes: a symphony for orator, chorus and orchestra.
Novello
English word
Speaker, SSAATTBB & orchestra
40 vs
24 hrs

Blow, John

4 coronation anthems
Hansen
SATB or SSATB
25 vs
24 hrs

God spake sometime in visions
Ed. by Anthony Lewis
Stainer and Bell
SSAATBBB, organ & strings
36 vs

Ode for St. Cecilia's day 1691
Ed. by Maurice Bevan
Schott
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
English and German
20 vs
24 hrs

Blyton, Carey

Frankenstein, or a bolt from the blue
Novello
Narrator, unison & piano
25 vs
24 hrs

Sweeney Todd the barber
Novello
Narrator, unison & piano
20 vs

Bock, Jerry

Fiddler on the roof
New York Times Music Corp
40 vs

Borodin, Alexander

Prince Igor. Polovtsian dance
Ed. by Rosa Newmarch
Boosey & Hawkes
English
60 vs
Instrumental set available

Boulanger, Lili

Pour les funerailles d'un soldat
Kalmus
Bar solo, chorus & orchestra
French
2 fsc, solo, 25SA, 18TB chsc
Instrumental set available

Psalm 24
Durand
T solo, chorus, organ & orchestra
French & English
40 vs

Boyce, William

I was glad: anthem for the coronation of George III, 1761
Ed. by Robert J. Bruce
Novello
SATB & opt. organ
26 vs

Lord, thou has been our refuge
Ed. by Maurice Bevan
Oxford University Press
AT soli, chorus & orchestra
25 vs
24 hrs

Brahms, Johannes

Deutsche Volkslieder, WoO34, nos.1-7
C. F. Peters
SATB
German
12 vs
24 hrs

Deutsche Volkslieder, WoO34, nos.8-14
C. F. Peters
SATB
German
12 vs
24 hrs

A German requiem, op. 45
C. F. Peters
SBar soli, chorus & orchestra
German
70 vs
Instrumental set available

A German requiem, op. 45
Ed. by M. Pilkington
Novello
SBar soli, chorus & orchestra
German & English
70 vs
Instrumental set available

Liebeslieder waltzes, op. 52
Ed. by Elisabeth M. Lockwood
Simrock
STB soli, chorus & piano duet
German and English
40 perf. sc.

Liebeslieder waltzes, op. 52
Ed. by W. G. Rothery
Novello
STB soli, chorus & piano duet
English
40 ch.sc, 2 piano duet parts

7 Lieder, mixed voices, op. 62
Breitkopf and Hartel
SATB (divisi)
German
29 vs

12 Lieder und Romanzen, op. 44, nos.1-6
Breitkopf and Hartel
SSAA
German
29 vs

12 Lieder und Romanzen, op. 44, nos.7-12
Breitkopf and Hartel
SSAA
German
29 vs

2 motets, op. 29, no. 1. Es ist das Heil uns kommen her
Breitkopf and Hartel
SSAA
German
29 vs

2 motets, op. 29, no. 2. Schaffe in mir, Gott
Breitkopf and Hartel
SATBB
German
29 vs

2 motets, op. 74, no. 1. Warum ist das Licht gegeben
Breitkopf and Hartel
SATB (divisi)
German
29 vs

2 motets, op. 74, no. 2. O Heiland reiss die Himmel auf
Breitkopf and Hartel
SATB
German
29 vs

3 motets, op. 110
Breitkopf and Hartel
SATB+SATB or SATB
German
40 vs

Psalm 13, op. 27
Ed. by Stainton de B. Taylor
Hinrichsen
SSA & organ
English
12 vs
24 hrs

Rhapsody for alto, op. 53
Ed. by W. G. Rothery.
Novello
A solo, TTBB chorus & orchestra
German and English
25 vs

Eight romantic partsongs:
edited by Judith Blezzard
Faber Music
SA or SSAA & piano
German and English
40 vs
Contents: op. 44 nos. 5, 7, 10-12, op. 61 nos.1-3

Song of destiny (Schickalslied), op. 54
Ed. by Rev. J. Troutbeck
Novello
SATB & orchestra
English
65 vs

Bridge, Frank

Five partsongs
Ed. by Paul Hindmarsh
Thames
SATB
35 vs
Contents: Autumn
Music, when soft voices die
Hilli-ho, hilli-ho!
O weary hearts
The bee

Brigadoon

Loewe, Frederick
IMP
32 vs, 20 lib

Britten, Benjamin

A Boy was born, op. 3
Oxford University Press
Boys voices, SATB (divisi) & opt. organ
20 vs

A ceremony of carols, op. 28
Boosey and Hawkes
SSA & harp or piano
52 vs & 1 harp part

A ceremony of carols, op. 28 arr.
Arr. by Julius Harrison
Boosey and Hawkes
SATB & harp or piano
27 vs

A hymn of St. Columba
Boosey and Hawkes
SATB & organ
Latin
20 vs
24 hrs

Antiphon, op. 56b
Boosey and Hawkes
SSS soli (optional), chorus & organ
19 vs
24 hrs

The ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard
Boosey and Hawkes
TBarB & piano
10 vs
24 hrs

Christ's nativity: Christmas suite
Faber Music
SATB (divisi)
30 vs

The company of heaven
Faber Music
Speaker, ST soli, chorus & instr. ensemble
40 vs

Fancie
Boosey and Hawkes
Unison & piano
20 vs

Festival Te Deum, op. 32
Boosey and Hawkes
SATB & organ
English
20 vs

5 Flower songs, op. 47
Boosey and Hawkes
SATB
30 vs

Gloriana, op. 53. Choral dances
Boosey and Hawkes
SATB
40 vs

The holly and the ivy
Boosey and Hawkes
SATB
20 vs

Hymn to St. Cecilia, op. 27
Boosey and Hawkes
SSATB
60 vs

Hymn to Saint Peter
Boosey and Hawkes
Tr solo, chorus & organ
20 vs

A hymn to the Virgin
Boosey and Hawkes
SATB+SATB
Latin and English
20 vs

King Herod and the cock
Boosey and Hawkes
Unison & piano
20 vs

The little sweep, op. 45
Boosey and Hawkes
25 vs
24 hrs

Missa brevis, op. 63
Boosey and Hawkes
SSA & organ
Latin
20 chsc & 1 organ part

The National Anthem
arr. Britten
Boosey and Hawkes
SATB & orchestra
20 vs

Noye's Fludde, op. 59
Boosey and Hawkes
34 vs, 41 chsc, 130 hymn sheets
Instrumental set available

Rejoice in the Lamb, op. 30
Boosey and Hawkes
SATB soli, chorus & organ
59 vs

Saint Nicolas, op. 42
Boosey and Hawkes
T solo, boys voices, chorus & orchestra
56 vs

Te Deum, C major
Oxford University Press
Tr solo, chorus & organ
English
40 vs

War requiem, op. 66
Boosey and Hawkes
STBar soli, boys voices, chorus & orchestra
Latin and English
60 vs

Broadway classics

arranged by Gwyn Arch
Faber Music
SA(B) & piano
30 vs
Contents:
One (singular sensation)
A Chorus line
My favorite things
The Sound of music
The Rhythm of life
Sweet charity

Bruckner, Anton

Christus factus est
C. F. Peters
SATB
Latin
45 vs

Locus iste
C. F. Peters
SATB
Latin
40 vs

Mass no. 2, E minor
Belwin-Mills
SSAATTBB & wind orchestra
Latin
39 vs
Instrumental set available

Mass no. 3, F minor
Ed. by Kurt Soldan.
C. F. Peters
SATB soli, chorus & orchestra
Latin
40 vs
Instrumental set available

Two Marian compositions
C. F. Peters
SATB; T solo, chorus & organ
Latin
40 vs
Contents: Ave Maria
Tota pulchra es Maria


Burgon, Geoffrey

Songs of the creation
J. and W. Chester
SATB & organ
30 vs
24 hrs

Buxtehude, Dietrich

Membra Jesu nostri
Ed. by Dietrich Kilian
Merseburger
SSATB soli, SSATB chorus & orchestra
Latin
5 fsc, 30 chsc
Instrumental set available


Byrd, William

Ave verum corpus
Ed. by Noah Greenberg
Associated Music Publishers
SATB
Latin and English
25 vs

The Easter propers
Ed. by Ivan Moody
J. and W. Chester
SSATB
Latin
30 vs
Contents:
Resurrexit
Haec dies
Victimae Paschali
Terra tremuit
Pascha nostrum
24 hrs

Great Service. Magnificat and Nunc dimittis
Ed. by E. H. Fellowes
Oxford University Press
SATB (divisi)
English
25 vs

Haec dies
Ed. by Peter le Huray and David Willcocks
Oxford University Press
SSATTB
Latin
30 vs

Mass, 3 voices
Ed. by Philip Brett
Stainer and Bell
ATB
Latin
25 vs

Mass, 4 voices
Ed. by Henry Washington
J. and W. Chester
SATB
Latin
40 vs

Mass, 5 voices
Ed. by Philip Brett
Stainer and Bell
SATTB
Latin
25 vs

Sacerdotes Domini
Ed. by John Milsom
Oxford University Press
SATB
Latin
30 vs

Sing joyfully
Ed. by E. H. Fellowes
Stainer and Bell
SSAATB
30 vs
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