As you gather together for the Easter holiday, these Stephen Paulus classics are perfect for your celebration, be it an Easter sunday service or a seasonal concert celebrating the holiday and the season.
Alleluia! Christ is Risen
This aptly titled piece is perfect for your Easter celebration! It's a beautiful choral work for an Easter service or concert. SATB chorus, A Cappella
One of Paulus' best pieces, Nunc Dimittis appears on the Grammy-Nominated ablum by True Concord, "Far in the Heavens, Choral Music of Stephen Paulus". The soaring melody truly captivates the listener in this memorable, lush interpretation. SSAATTBB Chorus and Organ or Flute and Strings.
A great hymn for any religious occasion, especially Easter with it's theme of resurrection and rebirth, Pilgrims' Hymn is one of Paulus' most popular and celebrated pieces. It is the centerpiece of his opera, The Three Hermits. Beautiful, mystic, haunting and warm, it never ceases to amaze. SATB
The Road Home
As families gather together to celebrate the Easter holiday, the ever present theme of traveling the road home is perfectly encapsulated by this lovely piece. Along with Pilgrims' hymn this is one of Paulus' most famous and most performed songs, perfect for an Easter service or concert. Chorus (SATB, SSAA or TTBB) A Cappella
Canticles: Songs and Rituals for the Easter and May
Perfectly titled for your Easter celebration or concert, the original dedication was "To celebrate the joy found in Easter and the entire Spring season". The piece includes gorgeous narration, written and originally performed by longtime Paulus collaborator, Michael Dennis Browne. SATB Chorus, Sporano and Mezzo-Soprano Soloists, Organ and Chamber Orchestra or Piano
When in Our Music God is Glorified
This is a beautiful Paulus arrangement of a classic. Perfect for an Easter Sunday service, this arrangement sparkles with light and joy. Includes a glorious Alto solo and beautiful brass writing. SSAATTBB Chorus, Alto Solo, Brass Quintet and Organ; Congregation