O magnum misterium for SAB voices – Tomás Luis de Victoria

Download a printable copy! Hi All, Here are the parts for the Victoria which we began on Thursday evening. Have patience with it. It’s stunningly beautiful but it is more difficult than most other pieces we have tackled thus far. You guys are good! You’ll conquer it! Apologies to the basses in advance for having … Read more

Handel’s Hallelujah chorus arranged for SAB

Well, it’s more pages than usual but it will all be worth it when you experience singing it.  Yes, I miss the tenor part but then, I’m a bit biased.  That’s life in LVW! 😉 Much of it will feel very familiar to many of you, I’m sure but I envy those who are being … Read more

The very lovely Phos Hilaron, by composer Stephen Sturk

Download a printable copy! I worked with composer Stephen Sturk for a few years back in the 1980s when I was a soloist at the Cathedral of St John the Divine in New York. I was fortunate enough to be in the evensong choir that recorded his beautiful Evening Service, of which the Phos Hilaron … Read more

Placido é il mar from Mozart’s opera, Idomeneo.

Download a printable copy! The beautiful Placido é il mar from Mozart’s opera, Idomeneo.  Keep the breath steady and supported, clear consonants and long vowels.         Placido é il mar – 3 Parts Audio Placido é il mar – Soprano Audio Placido é il mar – Alto Audio Placido é il mar … Read more

Strike It Up, Tabor by Thomas Weelkes

Download a printable copy! Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623) was an English composer and organist at Chichester Cathedral. He wrote mostly vocal music, including many madrigals. The Oxford Book of English Madrigals has more songs by Weelkes than any other composer. For a church organist he appears to have been quite an unruly character. In spite of … Read more

Singing in the Rain!

Download a printable copy! Hi Gang, We have here a fun arrangement of Singing in the Rain, written by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed.  Remember when you’re learning this that the quavers are sung in a swing rhythm––not as straight quavers.  Listen to the audio and you’ll see what I mean.  We can talk … Read more