Choral

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TitleSubtitle/ArrangerScoringDurationPublisher
Acre of Land, Anfrom Folk Songs of the Four Seasonsunison voices and piano1'30"'OUP
Airmen’s Hymn, Theunison voices and piano or organOUP Archive
All Hail the Powertraditional arr. RVW SATB, congregation, organ/orchestra/brass ensemble7'OUP
As Joseph Was A-WalkingTTBB 1'30"OUP Archive
At the Name of JesusSATB, congregation, and brass quintet, opt. timpani, and opt. organ4'30"'OUP
Bacchae, Theincidental music ed. Tonguealto, SSA chorus, small orchestra12'Promethean
Beat! Beat! Drums!from Dona Nobis PacemSATB and piano or orchestra3'OUP
Benedicitesoprano solo, SATB or upper voices, and full/reduced orchestra/strings, organ and/or piano15'OUP
Bridal Day, Themasquenarrator, baritone soloist, chorus, and small orchestra 45'OUP
Bushes and BriarsEssex folksong arr. RVWTTBB or SATB3'Wise
Call, Thefrom 5 Mystical Songs arr. PercivalSATB and piano/organ 2'25"Stainer
Cambridge Mass, ASATB solo, SATB choirs, orchestra45'Stainer
Children’s Christmas Songfrom Folk Songs of the Four Seasonstwo-part choir and piano or orchestra3'20"OUP Archive
Choral Flourish, ASATB, congregation with trumpets or organ introduction1.30"'OUP
Cloud-Capp’d Towers, The from Three Shakespeare Songs arr. GuestSSA 2'OUP Archive
Come Away DeathSSATB 3'Stainer
Communion Service in D minorunison voices, SATB, and organOUP
Cotswold Romance, Aadapted from Hugh the DroverS,T solo, SATB chorus and small orchestra40'Wise
Dark Eyed Sailor, Thetraditional arr. RVWSATB 2'30"Stainer
Dirge for Fideleupper voices and piano4'Wise
Dirge for FideleSATB chorus and small orchestra4'Wise
Dives and Lazarustraditional arr. RVWTBarB 4'OUP Archive
Dona Nobis Pacemsoprano and baritone soloists, SATB, and full orchestra /string orchestra and piano/reduced orchestra40'OUP
Down Among the Dead Menfolksong arr. RVWTTBB2'Stainer
Down in Yon Foresttraditional carol arr. RVWSATB or solo with piano2'30"Stainer
Down in Yon Forestarr. GeerS solo and SAA chorus2'30"Stainer
Drinking Songfrom In Windsor ForestTTBB and piano/orchestra/piano and strings3'OUP
Early in Springfrom Folk Songs of the Four SeasonsSSA and piano2'OUP
Eight Traditional English Carolsarr. RVWSATB or solo/unison and pianoStainer
Elektraincidental music ed. Tonguealto, SSA chorus, small orchestra21'Promethean
England, My Englandbaritone soloist, double choir, unison voices, and orchestra 40'OUP
Epitaph on John Jayberd of Dissfrom Five Tudor Portraitslower voices and orchestra3'20"OUP Archive
Epithalamionbased on The Bridal Daybaritone soloist, SATB, flute, piano, and strings40'OUP
Evening Service in D minorunison voices, SATB, and organOUP Archive
Fain Would I Change That Noteunaccompanied voices2'Wise
Famous Men (Let Us Now Praise Famous Men)Songs of Praise 1931SATB with orchestra, or unison voices with pf or org 2'Wise
Fantasia on Christmas Carolsbaritone solo, SATB (or TTBB) choir, organ and strings (optional wind, brass and percussion) 12'Stainer
Fantasia on the Old 104th Psalmsolo piano, SATB choir and full orchestra /chamber orchestra/string orchestra and organ15'OUP
Farmer's Boy, Atraditional arr. RVWTTBB2'Stainer
Farmer's Son So Sweet, Atraditional arr. RVWSSATBarB1'30"Stainer
Fen and FloodPatrick Hadley arr. RVWsoprano and baritone soli, SATB choir, orchestra32'OUP
Festival Te DeumSATB, full orchestra , and organ, or brass and percussion6'OUP
First Nowell, Thenativity play ed. Douglassoprano and baritone soloists, SATB choir, and full orchestra , or strings, piano and organ50' stage; 30' concert OUP
First Nowell, TheTBarB 4'OUP
Five English Folk Songsarr. RVWSATBStainer
Five Mystical Songssettings of George Herbertbaritone solo, choir and orchestra (or strings/string quartet and piano)17'Stainer
Five Tudor Portraitsalto/mezzo-soprano and baritone, SATB choir with string orchestra and piano, or full orchestra 45'OUP
Flos Campied. Rushtonsolo viola, SATB wordless choir, and orchestra20'OUP
Flourish for a CoronationSATB and full orchestra or reduced orchestra13'OUP
Folk Songs of the Four Seasonsupper voices and orchestra/chamber orchestra/strings and piano45'OUP
For All the SaintsSATB and organ or orchestra6'OUP
Garden of Proserpine, TheS solo, SATB choir and orchestra25'Stainer
God Bless the Masterfrom Folk Songs of the Four SeasonsSATB, or unison and opt. descant 4'5"OUP Archive
God Rest You Merry, Gentlemenfrom English Traditional CarolsSA and piano3'OUP
Greensleevestraditional arr. RVWSATB unaccompanied, or SA and piano3'30"'(SA) / 5'(SATB)OUP
Greensleevestraditional arr. RVWTTBBOUP Archive
He That Is Down Need Fear No Fallarr. Judge soprano or baritone soloist, SATB, obbligato flute, oboe, or organ1'30"'OUP
He That Is Down Need Fear No Fallunison voices and piano, and opt. recorder/flute/clarinet1'30"'OUP
High Germanytraditional arr. RVWTBarTBarB3'Stainer
Hodie (This Day)soprano, tenor, and baritone soloists, SATB choir, and orchestra50'OUP
Hundredth Psalm, TheO Be JoyfulSATB choir and orchestra (or organ)9'Stainer
I Will Give My Love An Appletraditional arr. RVWunison voices1'34"Wise
I’ll Never Love Thee Moretraditional arr. RVWSATB OUP Archive
In Bethlehem CitySSA 2'35"OUP Archive
In Windsor ForestSSA chorus and orchestra16'OUP Archive
In Windsor ForestSATB, full orchestra or string orchestra and piano16'OUP
Into the Woods My Master WentSATB with opt. intro2'37"OUP Archive
Invitation, Anfrom Three Children’s Songsunison voices and piano2'OUP
Iphigenia in Taurisincidental music ed. Tonguemezzo soprano, SSA chorus, small orchestra30'Promethean
John Barleycornfrom Folk Songs of the Four SeasonsSSA and piano3'OUP
John DorySATB 2'20"OUP Archive
Just as the Tide was Flowingtraditional arr. RVWSATB or unison voices2'25"Stainer
Land of Our Birthfrom Thanksgiving for Victoryunison or SSA choir, string orchestra, and piano6'OUP
Lark Ascending, Thearr Draytonsolo violin and SATB choir16'OUP
Lark in the Morning, TheSA2'OUP Archive
Let All The World In Every Corner Sing (Antiphon).from Five Mystical SongsSATB and orchestra or organ or piano3'Stainer
Let All The World In Every Corner Sing (Antiphon).from Five Mystical Songsunison voices and organ or piano3'Stainer
Let Beauty Awakefrom Songs of Travelunison choir/solo voice and piano2'B&H
Linden Leavarious choral settings2'45"B&H
Loch Lomondtraditional arr. RVWSSATB or baritone solo and TTBB 3'30"Stainer
Lord, Thou Has Been Our RefugeSATB with orchestra, or organ and trumpet or a cappella5'Wise
Love is a SicknessSATB1'15"Stainer
Lover's Ghost, Thetraditional arr. RVWSATB3'40"Stainer
Lullabyfrom Hodiesoprano soloist, SSA choir, and piano2'30"'OUP
Magnificatalto/mezzo-soprano solo, SA choir, and full orchestra /chamber orchestra/flute and piano12'OUP
Mass in G minorSATB soli, double SATB chorus, optional organ23'Wise
Mermaid, Thetraditional arr. RVWVoice (or unison voices) and piano3'40"Stainer
Morning Service in D minorunison voices, SATB, and organOUP Archive
My Soul Praise the Lordhymn tune arr. RVWSATB, unison and organ, or strings and organ3'OUP Archive
New Commonwealth, Thearr. Roy DouglasSATB, and full orchestra or strings and piano6'OUP
New Commonwealth, Theunison voices, and piano or orchestraOUP Archive
New Commonwealth, Thetwo-part choir (SA or SS) and piano or orchestraOUP Archive
New Commonwealth, TheSATB3'OUP Archive
New Commonwealth, TheTTBB3'OUP Archive
Nine Carols for Male VoicesTTBB OUP
Nothing is Here for TearsSATB and piano/organ/orchestraOUP Archive
O Clap Your HandsSATB and orchestra or organ (with optional brass)3'Stainer
O How AmiableSATB and organ/brass, percussion, and organ/strings and organ5'OUP
O Little Town of Bethlehemfrom Carols for Choirs ed. WillcocksSATB, brass quintet 6'OUP
O Little Town of Bethlehemfrom Carols for Choirs ed. WillcocksSATB, chamber orchestra OR strings only6'OUP
O Mistress Minefrom 3 Elizabethan Part SongsSATB1'15"Stainer
O My Dear HeartSSSAAA 3'OUP
O Praise The Lord of HeavenPsalm 148two SATB choirs and semi-chorus5'Stainer
O Taste and SeeSATB with opt. organ1'30"'OUP
O Taste and SeeSSA with opt. organ1'30"'OUP
O Vos Omnesalto solo, SSAATTBB5'30"Wise
Old Hundredth Psalm Tune, Thearr. DouglasSATB and reduced orchestra or brass (various combinations)6'OUP
Old Hundredth Psalm Tune, Thearr. WashburnSATB and concert band6'OUP
Old Hundredth Psalm Tune, Thearr. WashburnSATB and wind band 6'OUP Archive
Old Hundredth Psalm Tune, Thearr. HazellSATB and brass ensemble6'OUP
Old Hundredth Psalm Tune, TheAll People that on Earth do DwellSATB, congregation, and full orchestra , or organ with brass fanfare6'OUP
Old Hundredth Psalm Tune, Thearr. StoneSATB and orchestra 6'OUP
Old Hundredth Psalm Tune, Thearr. WashburnSATB, congregation, and full orchestra, or organ with brass fanfare6'OUP Archive
On Christmas Nightfrom 8 Traditional Carols arr. Geerunison voices or SSAA1'30"Stainer
On Christmas Nightmasquemezzo-soprano and baritone soloists, SATB, chamber orchestra30'OUP
Orpheus with his Lute 1903solo or unison voices and piano/string orchestra; or SATB and string orchestra3'OUP
Over Hill, Over Dalefrom Three Shakespeare Songs arr. Douglas GuestSSAA 1'OUP Archive
Oxford Elegy, Antext by Arnoldnarrator, SATB choir, chamber orchestra 25'OUP
Oxford Elegy, Antext by Arnoldnarrator, SATB choir, string orchestra 25'OUP
Pilgrim Pavement, TheSATB9'OUP Archive
Pilgrim's Journey, The arr. Douglas and MorrisSTBar soloists, SATB, and strings and piano, or orchestra40'OUP
Pilgrim's Progress, TheA Morality in Prologue, 4 acts and Epilogue34 soli, chorus, and full orchestra 120'OUP
Pilgrim's Progress, TheA Bunyan Sequence arr. Palmer2 speakers, soprano soloist, SATB, and orchestra 50'OUP
Poisoned Kiss, Theopera in 3 acts12 soloists, chorus, 2 speaking roles, and full orchestra 120'OUP
RestSSATB chorus 3'Wise
Rich Old Lady, Thetraditional arr. RVWunison voices and pianoOUP Archive
Richard IIincidental music for a radio production ed. Leworchestra28'Promethean
Riders to the Sea5 soloists, upper-voice chorus and orchestra42'OUP
Ring Out Your BellsSSATB chorus 4'Wise
Sancta Civitasbaritone/tenor, semi-chorus, SATB chorus and orchestra30'Faber *
See the Chariot at Handfrom In Windsor ForestSATB and piano4'30"OUP
Seeds of Love, Thetraditional arr. RVWTB solo, TTBB 2'Stainer
Serenade to Musicvocal soloists or SATB choir and orchestra/reduced orchestra/strings and piano13'OUP
She’s Like the Swallowtraditional arr. RVWunison voices and piano2'25"OUP Archive
Shepherds of Delectable Mountains, TheSTTBarBB soli, SA chorus, and chamber orchestra23'OUP
Sigh No More, Ladiesfrom In Windsor ForestSSA and piano/string orchestra/full orchestra 3'OUP
Silence and MusicSATB 5'OUP
Sine NomineSATB choir and brass ensemble6'OUP
Singers, Thefrom Three Children’s Songsunison voices and piano2'OUP
Sir John in Loveopera in 4 actssoli, SATB chorus, and full orchestra 125'OUP
Six Choral SongsTo Be Sung In Time Of Warunison chorus and full orchestra or piano13'OUP
Song of Thanksgiving, Aoriginally Thanksgiving for Victorysoprano solo, speaker, SATB, and full orchestra /reduced orchestra15'OUP
Song of the Tree of Life, Thefrom The Pilgrim's Progressunison or two-part voices and piano3'OUP
Sons of Light, TheSATB and orchestra25'OUP
Souls of the Righteous, TheSTB soloists and SATB 3'OUP
Sound SleepSSA with orchestra or a capella6'Wise
Springfrom Three Children’s Songsunison voices and piano2'OUP
Spring Time of the Year, Thetraditional arr. RVWSATB2'40"Stainer
Sun, Moon, Stars, and Manfrom The Sons of Lightunison voices and string orchestra or piano20'OUP
Sussex Carolfrom 8 Traditional Carols SATB or solo/unison and piano2'20"Stainer
Sweet Dayfrom 3 Elizabethan Part SongsSATB2'15"Stainer
Sweet Dayfrom 3 Elizabethan Part Songs arr. PasfieldSSA 2'15"Stainer
Symphony No. 1A Sea Symphonysoprano and baritone soloists, SATB choir, and full orchestra 63'Stainer
Symphony No. 7Sinfonia Antartica ed. Matthewssoprano solo, SSA chorus, and full orchestra 42'OUP
Te Deum and Benedictusunison voices or SATB and organ/harmonium/pianoOUP
Te Deum in GSATB, opt. congregation, and organ/orchestra/strings and organ or piano 7'OUP
Three Children’s Songsarr. Fosterchildren’s chorus and piano or string orchestra6'OUP
Three Choral Hymnsbaritone/tenor, SATB chorus and orchestra12'Faber *
Three Choral HymnsSATB chorus and organ/piano12'Faber *
Three Gaelic Songstraditional arr. RVWSATB 5'15OUP Archive
Three Shakespeare SongsSATB (with divisions) 7'OUP
To the Ploughboyfrom Folk Songs of the Four Seasonsupper voices, with orchestra or strings and piano1'30"'OUP
Tobacco’s But an Indian Weedtraditional arr. RVWTTBB 1'30"'OUP Archive
Toward the Unknown Regionsettings of Whitman arr. NobleSATB choir and concert band14'Stainer
Toward the Unknown Regionsettings of WhitmanSATB choir and orchestra14'Stainer
Truth Sent from Above, Thefrom 8 Traditional Carols SATB or solo/unison and piano2'40"Stainer
Truth Sent from Above, Thefrom 8 Traditional Carols arr. MalinSSAATTBB2'40"Stainer
Truth, Thetraditional arr. RVWSA and piano3'OUP
Twelve Traditional Carols from Herefordshirearr. RVWSATB or solo/unison and pianoStainer
Twenty-third Psalm, Thefrom The Pilgrim's Progresssolo soprano and SATB 2'36"OUP Archive
Two CarolsSATB OUP Archive
Two Chorals from ‘Hodie’SATB 5'OUP
Two Part SongsSATBFaber
Two Songs of Winterfrom Folk Songs of the Four Seasonsunison voices (with descant) and piano6'30"'OUP
Vagabond, Thefrom Songs of TravelTTBB3'30"B&H
Valiant-for-truthSATB with organ or opt. piano introduction 6'OUP
Vaughan Williams for Choirs, Book 1arr. LeavittSATB OUP
Vaughan Williams for Choirs, Book 2arr. LeavittSATB OUP
Virgin Most Pure, Atraditional arr. RVWSATB3'40"OUP Archive
Vision of Aeroplanes, ASATB, organ10'OUP
Voice out of the Whirlwind, TheSATB and orchestra6'OUP
Wassail Songarr. Pierce from 5 English folk songs TTBB3'Stainer
Wassail Songfrom 5 English folk songs SATB3'Stainer
Wassail Songfrom 5 English folk songs unison voices, descant, and orchestra OUP Archive
We’ve Been a Whilefrom Carols for Choirs 1SATB and string orchestra6'OUP
Wedding Chorusfrom In Windsor ForestSATB, and full orchestra or string orchestra and piano4'OUP
Whether Men Do Laugh Or WeepSATB and piano2'OUP
Willow Songarr. PasfieldSSA2'Stainer
Willow Songfrom 3 Elizabethan Part SongsSATB2'Stainer
Willow-Woodsettings of Dante Gabriel Rosettisoprano and baritone soloists, SATB choir (ad lib), orchestra14'Stainer
Winter is Gone, Thetraditional arr. RVWTTBB or SATB1'40"Wise
Yorkshire Wassail Songfrom 8 Traditional Carols SATB unaccompanied, or solo unison and piano2'40"Stainer
Old Hundredth Psalm Tune, Thearr.Washburncongregation part only6;OUP Archive
Virgin Most Pure, Atraditional arr. RVWTBarB3'40"OUP Archive