Writing for Choirs


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Cypress Choral Music looks for well crafted music that is approachable for most choirs.

for example - these pieces are performed regularly around the world

with high school choirs, community choirs and highly accomplished choirs

Approachable gems for choirs:

Die Nachtigall – Mendelssohn

Abendlied – Rheinberger

Ave Verum Corpus – Mozart

Weep O Mine Eyes – J. Bennet

Is est Bel et Bon – Passereau

O Magnum Mysterium – Victoria

Sure on This Shining Night – Barber

Lux Aurumque – E. Whitacre

For the Fallen – E. Daley

In Flanders Fields – E. Daley

Dirait’on – M. Lauridsen

Loch Lomond – J. Quick

All That Hath Life – R. Clausen

Set Me as a Seal – R. Clausen

Ave Maria – Bruckner

Shaw/Parker collaborations

Fair Phyllis – J. Farmer

Il Bianco e Dolce Cigno – Arcadelt

I’m a Train – King Singers

If You Love Me – Thomas Tallis

Feller From Fortune – H. Summers

Ave Maria – Franz Bieble

Tota Pulchra Es – M. Duruflé

Elijah Rock – Moses Hogan

Of the Father’s Love – Wohlgemuth

Past Life Melodies – S. Hopkins

Sicut Cervus – G. Palestrina

Tell My Ma – J. Washburn

Sing Me to Heaven – D. Gawthrop

We Rise Again – arr. S. Smith

April is in My Mistress Face – T. Morley

Roses I Send to You – S. Chatman

Lonesome Road – arr. K. Shaw

Royal Hudson – D. Baker

Little Wheel a Turning – G. Gilpin

Art Thou Troubled – Handel

Glory to God – JS Bach

Cantique de Jean Racine – G. Fauré

I Am Not Yours – R. Stroope

All Too Soon – S. Hatfield

Os Justi – A. Bruckner

Beati Quorum Via – VC Stanford

Ubi Caritas – M. Duruflé

Ave Verum Corpus – I. Raminsh

Make Me a World – RW Henderson

Month of Maying – T. Morley

Laudamus Te – Vivaldi

Bist Du Bei Mir – J.S. Bach

Verleih uns Frieden - Mendelssohn

Laudate Jehovam - Telemann

In the Evening - Crowe/Smith

(and the list goes on)