God be in my head t1p 001
Bouman has created a highly expressive setting of a familiar text from the Sarum Primer. This carefully crafted work, which is at the same time simple melodically and evocative harmonically, is perfect for choral ensembles in both liturgical and concert contexts.
Kyrie, God Father t1p 002
Paul Bouman’s music is steeped in tradition, yet has a fresh sound that is appealing to both performers and audiences. Kyrie, God Father is a beautiful setting of the Latin hymn tune that has been part of Lutheran Church music for centuries. Paul embraces the chant origins and combines it with rich, intriguing harmonies. This piece is sure to be a favorite of ensembles of all sizes.
12 anthems for mixed voices t1p 003
This anthology of 12 mixed-voice anthems contains some of the most creative works from this well-established and beloved American composer. Containing both accompanied and unaccompanied pieces, this collection includes four hymn anthems, four psalm anthems, and four short motets. Also included is a new arrangement of the popular Thanks be to God, in a new scoring for mixed voices with optional children’s choir. 12 anthems for mixed voices contains an attractive selection of pieces suitable for a variety of liturgical seasons and is appropriate for a wide range of choirs-a great value for any choral library.
Lamb of God t1p 005
This setting of the Agnus Dei text is comprised in three sections–all fashioned from the tune Christe, du Lamm Gottes. The work begins with a more ornate melody with lush harmonies. As each verse continues, the melody becomes less ornate–ending with an emotional “grant us peace” and a series of exquisite Amens.
Christ be with me t1p 004
The fifth-century text from St. Patrick’s Breastplate is used in this short composition. A beautiful, soaring solo begins the work, ending with a soulful section for mixed voices. This piece can be used as a benediction at any time of year.
What sweeter music t1p 006
A fresh take on the often-set Robert Herrick text. This work includes a refrain, and can be sung in the style of the “Quempas carol”.
Thou shalt love the Lord thy God t1p 007
David-Owen Bell writes a new carol text–combined with words from the King James Bible. Hepplewhite’s colorful harmonic palette, and well-crafted writing for the voice make this work shine. A sublime work–and a wonderful addition to the carol repertoire.
Carols for Christmastide t1p 008
A set of three new carols for unaccompanied chorus of mixed voices.
new carols from:
1. Be we merry (words: 15th century)
2. The dayspring carol (words: Helene Bouman Debelak)
3. O my dear heart (Balulalow) (words: Paraphrase of Luther’s Vom Himmel hoch)