Explore our most recent pieces for Lent, Passiontide, and Easter. Where available, sample pages, audio recordings, and additional information can be found on the specific web pages for each product linked below.
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Drop, drop, slow tears
This setting of Phineas Fletcher's text is gentle and flowing, with a lilting, descending motif to characterize the 'slow tears'. Archer offers nuanced dynamics and imitative entries in this simple but expressive piece, suitable for Easter and Passiontide.
Publishing January 2021
Explore more from our Every Voice Rejoice series – sacred pieces for choirs with limited rehearsal time.
“This Eastertide anthem is a superb addition to the repertoire for a season when the heavy lifting of the choral season is over, and choirs have space for a bit of a challenge.” - Journal of the Association of Anglican Musicians
This expressive, proclamatory setting of verses from George Herbert's 'Easter' features eminently singable vocal lines, antiphonal writing, and imaginative word-painting.
This rousing arrangement of Rimsky-Korsakov's 'Glory' (Slava, Op.21) brings this popular Russian anthem to a wider audience. The original Russian text is replaced by a hymn by the arranger that is particularly suitable for Easter, as well as general use. A brass ensemble accompaniment is also available.
This is a declamatory setting of a popular Easter text by Gerard Manley Hopkins in an upbeat 7/8 metre. Featuring compelling interplay between choral sections, a slower reflective passage, and a rousing conclusion, this anthem will bring a fresh sound to Easter services and concerts.
O splendor of God's glory bright (That Easter day with joy was bright)
“If your taste is for a jolly 6/8 accompaniment with relatively simple chorus work, then this has your choir's name on it.” - Choir & Organ
This bright and exultant arrangement of Michael Praetorius's melody 'Puer nobis nascitur' is presented with two text options: 'O splendor of God's glory bright' for general worship and 'That Easter day with joy was bright' for use at Easter.