Kirke Mechem

Composer

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treble chorus

AMERICAN MADRIGALS

Madrigal Cycle on American Folk Songs

SSAA. Piano, chamber ensemble, or a cappella
Carl Fischer. San Francisco Girls Chorus. 15 min.

1 Kind Miss

2 He’s Gone Away

3 Kansas Boys

4 Adam’s Bride (A Marriage Lesson)

5 New York Girls

BARTER

8’. G. Schirmer. Tuscany Festival Choir
SA. Piano 4-hands, trumpet or oboe.

BLOW YE THE TRUMPET.

5+’. G. Schirmer. Wellesley College Choir
SSAA. Piano, organ or orchestra. From the opera John Brown.

LYDIA’S ROMANCE.

4’. G. Schirmer. No audio available
SA. Piano. From the opera The Rivals.

SEVEN JOYS OF CHRISTMAS

Soprano & SSA chorus. Solo harp or keyboard or chamber orch.
ECS. Peninsula Women’s Chorus. 14 min.

1. This is the truth

2. Din don, merrily on high

3. Joseph Dearest

4. Patapan

5. New Year’s Song

6. Fum fum fum

7. God bless the master (quodlibet)

SIGH NO MORE, LADIES.

2’. ECS. Stanford University Chorale
SSA. Piano.

SING ALL YE JOYFUL.

4’. G. Schirmer. Piedmont Choirs
SSSA. Piano.

TWO CHRISTMAS BALLADS

1. Christmas Carol  2. The Ballad of Befana Past

SSAA. Piano or guitar. Mixed chorus audio under Extended Works.
G. Schirmer. 9’

THE WINGED JOY

A Love Story by Women Poets

SSAA. Soprano (or mezzo) solo. Piano.
G. Schirmer. Peninsula Women’s Chorus. 16’.

1 Love Is A Terrible Thing SSAA

2 The Message SSA & Solo

3 The Cynic SA

4 A Farewell Unison

5 Love Came Back at Fall o’Dew SA

6 Red May SSA & Solo

7 You Say There Is No Love SSAA