"Such is the author's natural musicianship and command of his instrument that one may defy any organist, on opening the volume, not to wish to play one or more of the pieces immediately" – The Organ, September 2020 A Versatile Collection of Contrasting Organ Pieces Suitable for all Occasions Published by Parish Publications
A Diverse Collection of Piano Solos The first piano album from British composer Ian Higginson, whose extensive catalogue of choral music – "expertly crafted, imaginative, practical", according to John Rutter – is already popular with choirs around the world Published by Parish Publications The cover shows the colourful interior of one of Forsyth's...
Words by Robert Louis Stevenson Set on the Grade 3 of the Trinity Singing syllabus Requires stamina, good breath control and vocal agility from soloists or a unison choir It is suitable for recitals, concerts or festivals etc Solo Voice or Unison Voices & Piano or Organ Vocal range: Middle D - Treble D Moderately Difficult
Words by Robert Louis Stevenson A very useful piece for a singer of any standard, or even a choir of unison voices with piano accompaniment This piece is suitable for recitals, concerts, or festivals etc Solo Voice or Unison Voices & Piano or Organ Vocal range: Middle C - Treble D Moderately Difficult
Words by Robert Louis Stevenson A jolly piece in character with a feeling of a 'tick tock' of a clock in the hall! There are scalic and flowing accompaniment passages underpinning the agility in the solo vocal part Suitable for recitals, concerts, or festivals etc Solo Voice or Unison Voices & Piano or Organ Vocal range: Middle D - Treble D Moderately...
This is a lively choral setting of the evening canticle For Mixed (SATB with divisi) Choir & Piano or Organ Moderately Difficult
O come let us sing unto the Lord (Psalm 95) This joyful and festive setting is written for either solo voice or unison voices and keyboard It has strong melodies with a stately feel to it The setting is attractive with some tricky corners and it is a useful addition to the repertoire for Rite I Morning Prayer services or concerts Solo Voice or Unison...
A new and appealing setting of this well-loved carol text by Christina Rossetti Providing us with a new and slightly haunting tune in mostly triple time, the melody is supported by an equally haunting and flowing accompaniment, with choral parts which add sparkle to the rich harmonic texture Suitable for Services & Concerts Mixed (SATB) Choir &...
With words by Carol Gunn, this upbeat carol was written for Ian Tracey and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Chorus & Orchestra Here is a carol with a definite Caribbean flavour It includes some irregular time signatures, which help to portray a busy, yet catchy choral part and accompaniment Suitable for Services & Concerts Mixed (SATB) Voices...
A fun and vibrant setting of this well-loved Christmas text It is full of syncopation, irregular time signatures and rhythmic jollity It contains rich harmonies and plenty of colour in both the parts and accompaniment This piece was written for St. Asaph Cathedral Choir Mixed (SATB) Voices & Piano or Organ Moderately Difficult
A jolly and melodious setting written for Brecon Cathedral choir It includes irregular time signatures, some syncopation in the texture and rich harmonic textures in both the choral parts and the accompaniment It is suitable for services and concerts Mixed (SATB) Choir & Piano or Organ Moderately Difficult
This fun setting of the well-loved Christmas text is written in the style of a calypso and was composed for the choir of St. Michael's Church, Coventry Choirs and audiences will love this carol, which is suitable for services and concerts Mixed (SAB) Voices & Piano or Organ Moderately Difficult
A joyful setting mostly in triple time, but with the middle section in 4/4 Although this is perhaps a slight spiky setting, it also contains a striding melody, underpinned by some interesting harmonic parts and plenty of rhythmic vitality This piece is suitable for either a concert or a service For Mixed (SATB with divisi) Choir & Piano or Organ Difficult
Although this setting was written for choirs who have a shortage of men, it is hoped that the musical writing doesn't lose any vocal or harmonic interest Choirs should find this rewarding and not too difficult to perform It is suitable for services and concerts For Mixed (SAB) Choir & Piano or Organ Moderately Easy
This is a reflective and melodious a cappella setting of this much-loved text that is mostly in a slow triple time This setting does have some tricky corners within the rich harmonic texture of the vocal writing There is also some divisi incorporated in the part writing, but choirs find it very rewarding to perform Suitable for Services & Concerts...
A beautiful new setting by Ian Higginson written for Bangor Cathedral choir This is a warm and tender setting of the well-loved traditional carol in triple time which is written for SATB mixed voices with organ or piano accompaniment This setting is not too difficult Moderately Easy
A gentle, lilting and melodic setting of the much loved Christmas words Although generally fairly straight forward, there are occasional challenging harmonic moments For Mixed (SATB) Voices & Piano or Organ Moderately Difficult
With words by Carol Gunn, this is a popular and upbeat carol that is almost guaranteed to get your feet tapping! Suitable for Services & Concerts For Mixed (SATB) Voices & Piano or Organ Moderately Easy
With words by Carol Gunn, this carol was written for Ian Tracey and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra It starts as a gentle flowing and melodious Christmas carol, however, it builds up to several climaxes with perhaps a flavour of a film score Suitable for Services & Concerts Mixed (SATB) Voices & Piano or Organ Moderately Easy
With heartfelt words of reflection on the birth of the Christ child written by Carol Gunn, this piece is written in triple time and uses a simple yet effective melody underpinned by a slow, flowing accompaniment, which many choirs and listeners have enjoyed Suitable for Services & Concerts Mixed (SATB) Voices & Piano or Organ Moderately Easy
Based on a traditional Dutch carol, which names many different flowers and musical instruments, this is a catchy arrangement which many choirs enjoy performing It is suitable for services or concerts Mixed (SATB) Voices & Organ or Piano Moderately Easy
This new a cappella setting of a much loved Christmas text is a gentle and lilting piece that includes a refrain that is followed by a soprano solo part sung above the choir parts We hope that many choirs will enjoy performing this piece Suitable for Services & Concerts For Solo Voice & Mixed (SATB) Voices a cappella. Moderately Difficult
Another jolly setting of this well-known Christmas carol It employs the traditional tune and rich choral harmonies, which is underpinned by a lively, almost relentless and flowing organ accompaniment. There is also a descant in the final verse It is suitable for services or concerts Mixed (SATB) Voices & Organ or Piano Moderately Easy
Let All the World in Every Corner Sing An upbeat and rhythmical setting of the much-used hymn text by George Herbert Although the choral writing is mostly quite easy, it does contain some irregular time signatures and it also requires a good accompanist, as there are some tricky corners in the keyboard part For Mixed (SATB) Choir & Piano or Organ...
A bright, energetic and rhythmical setting of the much-loved Easter text Apart from some irregular time signature changes, the choral writing is not too difficult, but there are some tricky corners in the accompaniment For Mixed (SATB) Choir & Organ or Piano Moderately Easy
This is a bright, energetic and rhythmical motet by Ian Higginson which uses the ever-popular Eastertide text It is quite tricky in places as it changes time signature frequently and is full of syncopation and cross rhythms It is suitable for services or concerts For Mixed (SATB with divisi) Choir a cappella Moderately Difficult
This piece was composed for a wedding and is a new and perhaps reflective setting of this popular text The choral writing is quite tricky in places which creates quite a thick texture of parts It would be an effective piece to include as an anthem or motet in a service, or to be used in a concert For Mixed (SATB with divisi) Choir a cappella Moderately...
A joyful setting of the well-loved Psalm 150 The piece starts and finishes with a broad fanfare-like idea in 3/2 time, which leads into a syncopated 4/4 section with a Latin American feel to it. The final section is based on the opening fanfare-like flourish, again in triple time Suitable for either a concert or a service For Mixed (SATB) Choir &...
An appealing new and lilting setting setting of Dormi Jesu scored for SATB and Organ or Piano accompaniment, which has been written for Peter Litman and the Isle of Man Cathedral Choir This is a useful addition to the Christmas season choral repertoire Mixed (SATB) Voices & Piano or Organ Moderately Easy
Set in a minor key, this is a beautiful lilting and haunting melody underpinned by some lovely harmonic progressions Choirs will find this rewarding to sing It is suitable for services and concerts Mixed (SATB) Voices & Piano or Organ Moderately Difficult