The Simple Gifts series is comprised of quality pieces by established composers who have crafted simple, but not simplistic, music for smaller choirs.
By Suzanne Toolan, RSM
Who can’t use another setting of the Beatitudes? Here’s a setting for unison choir (or cantor) and congregation. The people’s response is inevitable!
By Liz Owen
This SAB setting features a text based on Psalm 139. As the composer suggests, this piece is suitable for choirs of any size.
One Thing I Ask of You, O God
Words by Adam M. L. Tice / Music by Gary Daigle
Graceful, lyric choral parts allow this text of petition and promise to be heard and received by the congregation.
Let All the World in Every Corner Sing
By Calvin Hampton
Time to get those fingers back in shape! Even with easy choral parts – either unison or two-part – this piece sounds much harder than it is.
The Lord Bless You and Keep You
By Carlton R. Young
What a year it’s been for all of us! Let your choir pray this benediction over your whole congregation.