Choral Music – Sheet Music & Scores

Looking for something to inspire your local choir or choral society? Our extensive range of choral repertoire includes works for Mixed Choir, Male Voice Choir, Female Voice Choir, Children’s & Youth Choirs, and Senior’s Choir, singing a Capella, with piano accompaniment, and with various other ensembles up to full orchestra.

A Brief History of Choral Music

Choral singing began to take form in the 9th & 10th Centuries, with the unison Gregorian Chant or Plain Chant. From the early Renaissance period, through composers like Palestrina , di Lasso and William Byrd true polyphonic choral music blossomed, and crescendo-ed through to a wonderful climax with Thomas Tallis’ Spem in alium for 40 parts, divided into 8 choirs.

As the form developed through the Renaissance into the Baroque period, composers such as Bach, Telemann and Händel gave the choir more and more autonomy, and through early operas and oratorios, married solo voices, choirs and orchestras together, to create these new musical forms, and inspired audiences with combinations of colours and sounds they had never before experienced.

Although there were many operas and oratorios written in the Classical period, sacred music also took a prominent role in shaping the development of choral music. While the chorus became a very useful tool on stage, Haydn, Mozart, Schubert and Beethoven composed many Masses, Requiems, Te Deums and Anthems to help brighten the world of church music, and uplift the hearts and souls of the congregation.

As opera continued to expand and stretch dramatic boundaries, choral music of the Romantic period was characterised by choral motets and anthems, and the oratorio grew into an even more varied and contrasting form. The oratorios Elijah and Paul are particularly noteworthy, since despite using Sacred themes, through the various musical facets at Mendelssohn’s disposal, they began to take on a much more operatic narrative. This can also be seen in the Requiems of Brahms and Verdi, where the choir itself, along with the orchestra, lead the dramatic storytelling.

Through the 20th Century, composers such as Ralf Vaughan Williams, Anton Webern, Arnold Schönberg, Benjamin Britten and Edward Elgar composed extensively for varying choral forces. Through these composers and many others, we begin to see choirs being tested and stretched, both technically and dramatically, and being pushed out of their comfort zone in order to inspire, shock and entice the audience. Works like Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius and Schönberg’s Friede auf Erden made a huge impact on the choral landscape.

In the modern era, new choral genres such as Gospel Choir, Pop Ensembles and Jazz & Swing emerged. Composers like John Rutter, Karl Jenkins, Bob Chilcott and Andrew Lloyd Webber have become very popular.

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3 voices – Advent & Weihnachten

3 voices – Advent & Weihnachten

215 Chorstücke zur Winter- und Weihnachtszeit für drei gemischte Stimmen SAM (Sopran - Alt - Männer)

for: Mixed choir (SAM) a cappella

Choir book

Item no.: 610557

36.00 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Johann Sebastian Bach - Christmas Oratorio BWV 248
Johann Sebastian Bach

Christmas Oratorio BWV 248

Bärenreiter Urtext

for: 4 soloists (SATB), mixed choir (SATB), orchestra, organ

Piano reduction (Urtext edition)

Item no.: 116683

15.95 €plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–3 working days (de )
Christmas for female voices

Christmas for female voices

141 Christmas carols

for: Women's choir [children's choir], piano

Choir book

Item no.: 586140

26.95 €plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–3 working days (de )
John Rutter - Best Time of Year
John Rutter

Best Time of Year

Weihnachtslieder für gemischten Chor mit Klavier/Orgel

for: Mixed choir (SATB), piano [organ]

Score

Item no.: 229412

13.95 €plus shipping
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John Rutter - Magnificat
John Rutter

Magnificat

Oxford Choral Music

for: Soloist (soprano/mezzo-soprano), mixed choir (SATB), orchestra

Piano reduction

Item no.: 213531

13.95 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
100 Carols for Choirs

100 Carols for Choirs

for: Mixed choir (SATB); piano [organ] ad lib.

Choir book

Item no.: 123446

30.10 €plus shipping
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Benjamin Britten - A Ceremony of Carols op. 28
Benjamin Britten

A Ceremony of Carols op. 28

Ein Kranz von Lobechören

for: Women's choir (SSA), harp [piano]

Score

Item no.: 198583

14.50 €plus shipping
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John Rutter - Carols for SA and Men
John Rutter

Carols for SA and Men

Nine Carols for mixed Chorus (SAM) and Organ (Piano)

for: Mixed choir (SAM), organ [piano]

Score

Item no.: 677065

12.90 €plus shipping
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Chorbuch 1

Chorbuch 1

Band 1: Singen ist klasse

for: School choir

Choir book

Item no.: 601502

32.00 €plus shipping
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John Rutter - Christmas Lullaby
John Rutter

Christmas Lullaby

Chant de Noël pour chœur mixte et orgue

for: Mixed choir (SATB), organ

Score

Item no.: 229414

5.25 €plus shipping
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Johann Sebastian Bach - Christmas Oratorio BWV 248
Johann Sebastian Bach

Christmas Oratorio BWV 248

Cantatas I–VI

for: 5 soloists (SSATB), mixed choir (SATB), orchestra, basso continuo

Piano reduction (Urtext edition)

Item no.: 425525

16.50 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Europäische Weihnachtslieder 1

Europäische Weihnachtslieder 1

32 Lieder aus 13 Ländern

for: Women's choir [male choir] (3 voices)

Choir score

Item no.: 119572

6.00 €plus shipping
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Ariel Ramírez - Navidad Nuestra
Ariel Ramírez

Navidad Nuestra

Folk Drama of the Nativity based on the rhythms and traditions of Hispanic America
for soloists, chorus, percussion, guitar and harps

for: Soloists, mixed choir (SATB), instruments

Score

Item no.: 461785

10.95 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
100 Carols For Choirs - Spiralbound

100 Carols For Choirs - Spiralbound

Carols for Choirs

for: Mixed choir (SATB), piano

Buch

Item no.: 615552

37.50 €plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–3 working days (de )
John Rutter - Dancing Day
John Rutter

Dancing Day

A cycle of traditional Christmas carols

for: Women's choir (SSA), harp [piano]

Item no.: 295075

18.60 €plus shipping
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Hört der Engel helle Lieder

Hört der Engel helle Lieder

Advent und Weihnachten im Frauenchor

for: Women's choir (3–5 parts) a cappella

Choir book

Item no.: 663626

16.00 €plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–3 working days (de )
James Lord Pierpont - Jingle Bells
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James Lord Pierpont

Jingle Bells

for 2 Voices and Piano / Keyboard

for: Mixed choir (2 voices), piano [keyboard]

Score

Item no.: 5012

1.10 €
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Xmas World

Xmas World

12 internationale Weihnachtslieder für 1-3 stimmigen Schulchor (S/SA/SAB) und Klavier

for: Mixed choir (1–3 parts), piano

Choir book

Item no.: 680875

16.50 €plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–3 working days (de )
Johann Sebastian Bach - Christmas Oratorio BWV 248
Johann Sebastian Bach

Christmas Oratorio BWV 248

Cantatas I–III

for: 5 soloists (SSATB), mixed choir (SATB), orchestra, basso continuo

Piano reduction (Urtext edition)

Item no.: 333927

10.80 €plus shipping
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Josef Rheinberger - The Star of Bethlehem op. 164
Josef Rheinberger

The Star of Bethlehem op. 164

Christmas cantata
Reprint of the first edition Leipzig 1892

for: 2 soloists (SBar), mixed choir (SATB), orchestra, organ

Piano reduction

Item no.: 279324

19.50 €plus shipping
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Jakub Jan Ryba - Czech Christmas Mass
Jakub Jan Ryba

Czech Christmas Mass

for: 4 soloists (SATB), mixed choir (SATB), orchestra, organ

Piano reduction

Item no.: 357376

17.95 €plus shipping
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Johann Sebastian Bach - Choral settings from the Christmas Oratorio Part I-III
Johann Sebastian Bach

Choral settings from the Christmas Oratorio Part I-III

Arranged for choir and organ

for: Mixed choir (SATB), organ

Score

Item no.: 606518

13.95 €plus shipping
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Antonio Vivaldi - Magnificat RV 610
Antonio Vivaldi

Magnificat RV 610

Stuttgarter Vivaldi Ausgaben - Urtext

for: 4 soloists (SSAT), mixed choir (SATB), strings, basso continuo

Piano reduction (Urtext edition)

Item no.: 279244

12.95 €plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–3 working days (de )
Kenneth Simpson - Let's Sing Christmas Music
Kenneth Simpson

Let's Sing Christmas Music

Fifty-one carols, hymns and rounds

for: Women's choir (SSA) a cappella

Choir score

Item no.: 154788

14.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 5–7 working days (de )
Bob Chilcott - The Midnight of your Birth

The Midnight of your Birth (from the anthology) - Bob Chilcott (SSA)

Bob Chilcott

The Midnight of your Birth

Five Carols for female chorus and piano

for: Women's choir, piano

Score

Item no.: 668272

9.05 €plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–3 working days (de )
Michael Barrettet al. - Celtic Advent Carol
Michael Barrett, David Angerman

Celtic Advent Carol

Shawnee Sacred

for: Mixed choir (SATB), piano; instruments ad lib.

Choir score

Item no.: 562188

3.25 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 5–7 working days (de )
Johann Sebastian Bach - So greatly God esteemed the world BWV 68
Johann Sebastian Bach

So greatly God esteemed the world BWV 68

Cantata for the 2nd day of Pentecost
Urtext Stuttgarter Bach-Ausgaben

for: 2 soloists (SB), mixed choir (SATB), orchestra, basso continuo

Piano reduction (Urtext edition)

Item no.: 132543

8.20 €plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–3 working days (de )
Johann Sebastian Bach - Weihnachtsoratorium BWV 248
Johann Sebastian Bach

Weihnachtsoratorium BWV 248

Kantaten I - VI
Urtext Stuttgarter Bach-Ausgaben

for: 5 soloists (SSATB), mixed choir (SATB), orchestra, basso continuo

Study score (Urtext edition)

Item no.: 425512

22.00 €plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–3 working days (de )
We wish You a merry Christmas - Weihnachten in Amerika

We wish You a merry Christmas - Weihnachten in Amerika

18 traditionelle Christmas Melodies für Männerchor und Klavier (Gitarre ad lib)

for: Male choir, piano

Score

Item no.: 672095

14.50 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 5–7 working days (de )
Gustav Holst - In the Bleak Midwinter
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Gustav Holst

In the Bleak Midwinter

Christmas Carol

for: Mixed choir (SATB) a cappella

Score

Item no.: 3246

0.80 €
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Pop Xmas

Last Christmas (mit Sopran)

Pop Xmas

für den Unterricht an allgemein bildenden Schulen
Chor in der Schule

for: Mixed choir (SAB) [women's choir (SSA)], piano

Music score, Playback-CD

Item no.: 486694

19.95 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
John Rutter - All Bells in Paradise

Demo

John Rutter

All Bells in Paradise

Deep in the cold of winter

for: Mixed choir (SATB), organ

Score

Item no.: 499006

3.70 €plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–3 working days (de )
The Oxford Book of Carols

The Oxford Book of Carols

A firm favourite with choirs for many years, this is a classic collection of traditional carols

for: Choir

Choir book

Item no.: 123448

34.10 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 5–7 working days (de )
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy - From Heav'n on High
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

From Heav'n on High

Christmas cantata

for: 2 soloists (SBar), mixed choir (SSATB), orchestra

Piano reduction (Urtext edition)

Item no.: 235816

12.95 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
(Traditional) - God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
(Traditional)

God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen

19th Century English Carol
Secular Christmas Choral

for: Choir (3 voices); piano ad lib.

Score

Item no.: 799487

2.95 €plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–3 working days (de )
Heinrich Schütz - Magnify him! My soul doth magnify the Lord – German Magnificat
Heinrich Schütz

Magnify him! My soul doth magnify the Lord – German Magnificat

Zwölf geistliche Gesänge op. 13 Nr. 7 SWV 426
Motet on the Gospel text
Stuttgarter Schütz-Ausgabe

for: Mixed choir (SATB); 4 instruments colla parte, basso continuo ad lib.

Score (Urtext edition)

Item no.: 425214

10.80 €plus shipping
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Johann Sebastian Bach - See now, what kind of love this is, which the Father has shown us BWV 64
Johann Sebastian Bach

See now, what kind of love this is, which the Father has shown us BWV 64

Cantata for the 3rd day of Christmas
E minor

for: 3 soloists (SAB), mixed choir (SATB), orchestra, basso continuo

Piano reduction

Item no.: 233077

8.20 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
John Rutter - Star Carol
John Rutter

Star Carol

Sing this night, for a boy is born in Bethlehem

for: Mixed choir (SATB), chamber orchestra; children's choir ad lib.

Score

Item no.: 432133

28.55 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Niko Schlenker - This is Christmas!
Niko Schlenker

This is Christmas!

Songs in German and English Language for Christmas Season

for: Mixed choir, piano

Score

Item no.: 1021794

19.90 €plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–3 working days (de )
The King's Singers 40th Anniversary Collection

The King's Singers 40th Anniversary Collection

King's Singers Choral

for: Mixed choir (SATB) a cappella

Buch

Item no.: 483515

12.90 €plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–3 working days (de )
Susie Hare - Follow that Star

In the Days of Emperor Augustus

Susie Hare

Follow that Star

A Christmas Musical For Key Stage 2
for narrator, soloists, unison chorus and piano

for: Soloists, children's choir, instruments

Score, CD

Item no.: 456039

23.95 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–4 weeks.
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy - Hark! the herald-angels sing
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

Hark! the herald-angels sing

for: Mixed choir (SATB) a cappella; organ ad lib.

Score

Item no.: 630073

2.80 €plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–3 working days (de )
Stefan Glasbrenner - TrAd(d)itionals
Stefan Glasbrenner

TrAd(d)itionals

Fünf Chorsätze zur Weihnachtszeit

for: Mixed choir (SATB) a cappella

Choir score

Item no.: 694181

6.00 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Bob Chilcott - Christmas Oratorio
Bob Chilcott

Christmas Oratorio

A compelling retelling of the Christmas story
with Flute part

for: 3 soloists (MezTB), mixed choir (SATB), flute, organ

Organ reduction, Solo part

Item no.: 692649

18.05 €plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–3 working days (de )
Johann Sebastian Bach - My joy is all in thee BWV 133
Johann Sebastian Bach

My joy is all in thee BWV 133

Cantata for the 3rd day of Christmas
Stuttgarter Bach-Ausgaben Urtext

for: 4 soloists (SATB), mixed choir (SATB), orchestra, basso continuo

Piano reduction (Urtext edition)

Item no.: 161481

8.60 €plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–3 working days (de )
Franz Xaver Gruber - Silent Night
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Franz Xaver Gruber

Silent Night

for: Mixed choir (SATB), rhythm section [piano]

Piano score, choir score (pdf download)

Item no.: 8046

3.50 €
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Christmas Collection - Sing In The Barbershop Quartet Volume 5 (Book/CD)

Do You Hear What I Hear

Christmas Collection - Sing In The Barbershop Quartet Volume 5 (Book/CD)

Sing In The Barbershop Quartet Volume 5
for 4 male voices (male chorus) a cappella

for: Male choir (TTBB) a cappella

Score, Playback-CD

Item no.: 649274

19.30 €plus shipping
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30 Old and new Christmas Carols (Upper Voices)

30 Old and new Christmas Carols (Upper Voices)

30 Christmas Carols arranged for Soprano and Alto voice

for: Women's choir (SSA) a cappella

Music score

Item no.: 317444

4.05 €plus shipping
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Weihnachten nach Noten

Weihnachten nach Noten

Weihnachtslieder und festliche Chöre
für Männer- (TTBB), Frauen- (SSA) und gemischte Chöre (SATB)

for: Choir, piano

Choir book, CD

Item no.: 673816

39.30 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–4 weeks.
(Traditional) - Go, Tell It on the Mountain

Go, Tell It on the Mountain

(Traditional)

Go, Tell It on the Mountain

Traditional Spiritual

for: Mixed choir (SATB), piano

Score

Item no.: 762952

2.95 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 3–5 weeks

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