Browse Pieces by Nigel Williams
Vitis Vera (the True Vine) - SATB communion motet, words from the Vulgate, John 15.
Shouting in the Wilderness - 3-part women's or men's voices, on the theme of John the Baptist.
Ut Queant Laxis - SSATBB arrangement (mostly unison or 4-part) and translation of the Hymn to John the Baptist by Paul the Deacon. The tune is the original mnemonic for the sol-fa system.
Epsom Evening Service - SATB, some divisi, with organ, S & A soli, Book of Common Prayer canticles. Nunc Dimittis also available arranged for soprano and alto soli and organ or piano accompaniment.
Responses - ATB, harmonized version of the Book of Common Prayer responses for Morning and Evening Prayer, in which basses sing the traditional plainsong.
For Pentecost - SATB with organ, words from Joel as quoted in Acts.
Palm Sunday Troparion - SATB unaccompanied with some (optional) very low bass moments. An anthem based on an Orthodox hymn for the Raising of Lazarus and Palm Sunday and its traditional Russian chant.
Baptism Song - Unison. A simple, catchy tune to words about the baptism service.
Descants - Arrangements of Aberystwyth (Jesu, Lover of my soul) and Third Mode Melody (the original Tallis harmonization plus a descant) for the words "How Shall I Sing that Majesty?" or "I heard the voice of Jesus", Calon Lan and Lux Benigna for "Lead, Kindly Light."
Ein Feste Burg trumpet and organ, arranged as our wedding voluntary,
from a movement by Johann Philipp Krieger (after Martin Luther) in Capella Score Library. Also available for solo organ.
Typesetting done using Capella from Software Partners, versions 2 and 2000.
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