Today’s Choral Classics is a special collection of pieces from the most exciting talents in choral composition today. From the church to the concert hall, the book’s publishers, Chester Novello, have aimed their latest release at choruses seeking a contemporary choral repertoire, rich in accessible, modern arrangements in a variety of styles.
The collection features Paul Mealor’s Wherever You Are, a Christmas No. 1 for The Military Wives choir, and his Ubi Caritas, specially commissioned for the royal wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, along with serene miniatures by John Tavener and Eric Whitacre; simple gems by Richard Rodney Bennett and Richard Blackford; and more substantial works by Judith Weir, James Whitbourn, Tarik O’Regan and Nico Muhly.
Choirs of all styles, sizes and abilities will discover a wealth of variety of inspiring pieces to delight singers and audiences alike.