Unison, two and accessible three-part “Greatest Hits”!


by Roberta Q. Jackson, Portland Symphonic Girlchoir
Oregon ACDA Women’s Choir Repertoire & Resources Chair

It is my experience that finding high quality repertoire in 3 or 4 parts is much easier to find than for unison and two parts, as well as accessible three parts for younger singers. Here are some of my favorites for these singers. Enjoy!

Animal Imagination – Tom Shelton – Hinshaw Music/08764842

Barn Dance – Richard E. McKee – Cosmic Possum Music CPM00003 Available J W Pepper

Bee! I’m Expecting You! – Emma Lou Diemer – Alliance Music Publications/AMP0004

Bist Du Bei Mir – J.S. Bach / arr. Doreen Rao – Boosey & Hawkes/48004474

Hand Me Down My Silver Trumpet Lord – arr. Joy Webb/ed. Ashworth – Hinshaw Music/08763854

Hozhonji Song – Lee Kesselman – Boosey & Hawkes/48004831

Never A Child As He – Niblock, J/ Brunner, D – Boosey & Hawkes/48004588

Night of Silence – Daniel Kantor – GIA Publication/1556786

Path To The Moon – Eric Thiman – Boosey & Hawkes/1511864

The Tree Song – Ken Medema, Arranged by Robert Sterling

When Sweet Winter Comes Again – Cynthia Gray Choristers Guild/CGE50

A Song To End All War – David Brunner Boosey & Hawkes/48019724

A Winter Blast – Arranged Greg Gilpin Alfred Music Publishing/38212

Ale Pun – Trad Spanish, Arranged by Ruth Elaine Schram Choristers Guild/CGE41

Antiphonal Alleluia – John Leavitt Hal Leonard/08703186

Bells Of Christmastide – Arranged by Ken Berg Carl Fischer/CM9148

Beneath The African Sky – Paul Caldwell & Sean Ivory Caldwell and Ivory/CI-103

Bye Bye Blackbird – Max Dixon, Arranged by Jay Althouse Alfred/00121778

Carol Of The Child – Arranged by John Leavitt Hal Leonard/_________

Chatter With The Angels – Bertaux, B – Boosey & Hawkes, Inc/48019425

Circle ‘Round The Moon _ Mark Hierholzer Henry Leck Choral Series 21-20537

Deep Peace, A Gaelic Blessing – Amy C. Burgess, Available from the composer: burgess.amyc@gmail.com

Do Di Li – Israeli Song, arranged by Doreen Rao Boosey & Hawkes

Ev’rybody Wants To Be A Cat – Al Rinker, Arranged Cristi Cary Miller

Fairest Lady from “Nursery Rhyme Cantata” – Nick Page Boosey & Hawkes/48023115

Gaudeamus Hodie – Natalie Sleeth Carl Fischer/CM7776

Gloria – Ken Berg Walton/WLG112

Gloria Deo! – Mary Ann Lightfoot Heritage/15/1113

Haida – Chassidic Round, Arranged Henry Leck Henry Leck Choral Series/21-20516

Heavenly Aeroplane – John Rutter – Oxford University Press/SA 1584630

Hine Ma Tov – Allan Naplan – Boosey & Hawkes/48004533

Let’s Have A Whale of a Time – Ralph C. Nelson, Available from the composer: ralph.nelson@yahoo.com

Huron Carol – arr. Jill Gallina – Shawnee Press/35009866

Magical Kingdom – John Rutter – Oxford University Press/9780193408296

Medieval Gloria – Vijay Singh Alfred/OCT9615

Morning Song (Cherokee Song “Amazing Grace”) – Arranged James E. Green – Walton Music/WW1439

One Little Candle – Audrey Snyder Alfred/SV8748

One Mile – Rollo Dilworth Hal Leonard/08754499

Sing Hodie, Noel – Douglas E. Wagner Lorenz/10/1210S

Solla Sollew from “Seussical”–Flaherty & Ehrens, Arranged by Andy Beck Alfred/30981

Spring Wind – Eric Thiman – Boosey & Hawkes/48004550

Three Quotes from Mark Twain – Andrea Ramsey Santa Barbara/SBMP892