Choral Music

How Can I Keep from Singing?

  • Shawnee Press
  • SSA • 35026743
  • PianoTrax CD • 35026761
  • Selected for JW Pepper Editor's Choice
    Editor's Choice

This sensitive setting of the beloved Early American hymn sounds angelic with treble voices! Opening and closing with an antiphonal refrain on the title phrase, the music beautifully paints the text with shifts from major to minor and from homophonic to contrapuntal harmony. This arrangement for SSA voices is unique and accessible for developing choirs. My life goes on in endless song, above earth's lamentation. I hear the real, though far-off hymn that hails a new creation...


 

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