New choral publishing from Oxford

Welcome to our first Choral Update of 2024! Explore the latest sacred music from Mack Wilberg, John Rutter, and Sarah Quartel, secular titles from Cecilia McDowall and Marques L. A. Garrett, and discover new music from our In the deep series for lower voices.

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Lower voices

About Oxford difficulty descriptions

For each of our choral pieces, we provide information about ‘Difficulty’ levels to assist choral directors in understanding whether a piece is suitable for performance by their choir.

The descriptive levels are characterized in the following ways:

Very Easy

Straightforward harmonies and rhythms; mostly homophonic with no large vocal ranges; usually with supportive accompaniment.


Mostly rhythmically straightforward; possible straightforward key changes; limited amounts of divisi in places.

Moderately Difficult

More complex rhythms and counterpoint and/or harmonies; ranges may be broader; key and time changes and possible divisi throughout.


Often includes multiple key and time changes; demanding vocal lines; divisi sections; complex rhythms.

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