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Encores for Choirs

£14.95

The first of two anthologies of encores for choirs of all sizes – SATB +/- piano

“This SATB compilation includes a wide range of music familiar to all those who have heard the King’s Singers and similar Oxbridge-derived groups.Peter Gritton, with wide choral experience, has selected 24 contrasting original compositions and arrangements, ranging from The Geographical Fugue to Old MacDonald had a Farm, via The Mermaid and The Teddy Bears’ Picnic. The arrangements, both accompanied and a cappella, should provide a challenge to choirs, as well as considerable enjoyment. Good value for money, Encores for Choirs is a useful extension to the repertoire of many four-part choirs.”   [MMA Ensemble magazine – Resources Section]

“Is you choir ever in the lucky situation of performing to a public clamouring for more? If so, OUP’s Encores for Choirs could be the book for you. Subtitled “24 show-stopping concert pieces” and compiled by expert arranger Peter Gritton, it contains a range of items from the overtly sentimental to the dizzyingly cerebral with which to wow your audience.”    [Rhinegold’s “The Singer” Magazine]

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“This SATB compilation includes a wide range of music familiar to all those who have heard the King’s Singers and similar Oxbridge-derived groups.Peter Gritton, with wide choral experience, has selected 24 contrasting original compositions and arrangements, ranging from The Geographical Fugue to Old MacDonald had a Farm, via The Mermaid and The Teddy Bears’ Picnic. The arrangements, both accompanied and a cappella, should provide a challenge to choirs, as well as considerable enjoyment. Good value for money, Encores for Choirs is a useful extension to the repertoire of many four-part choirs.”   [MMA Ensemble magazine – Resources Section]

“Is you choir ever in the lucky situation of performing to a public clamouring for more? If so, OUP’s Encores for Choirs could be the book for you. Subtitled “24 show-stopping concert pieces” and compiled by expert arranger Peter Gritton, it contains a range of items from the overtly sentimental to the dizzyingly cerebral with which to wow your audience.”    [Rhinegold’s “The Singer” Magazine]

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