Advent

Anthems

  • Ferrari, Carlotta. Memento semper finis.

    Words by Thomas a Kempis. Latin, two voices (SA or TB), medium difficulty, 1:50. [Download from CPDL] [Listen (YouTube)]

  • Ferrari, Carlotta. O oriens.

    Latin, SATB, medium difficulty, 2:00. [Download from CPDL] This is one of the Advent antiphons, traditional for use in the seven days before Christmas.

  • Martin, Stephanie. Legend of the Bird.

    Words by Stephanie Martin. English, SATB with divisi, medium difficulty, 4:14. [Order from Cypress Choral Music] [Listen (Soundcloud)] A conversation with a Robin about the return of Christ, suitable for late autumn/early winter.

  • Rose, Kathryn. Advent.

    Words by Christina Rossetti. English, SATB, medium difficulty, 2:30. [Order (Lulu)] [Download from CPDL] [Listen (YouTube)]

  • Williams, Helen. Mary’s Whys.

    Words by Sarah Lutton. English, SATB with or without children’s choir, organ, 3:00, easy to medium difficulty. [Listen to mp3] [Download score from Canossa Choral Music] Inspired by Luke 1:26-38. Sarah Lutton’s poem imagines Mary’s response to being asked to bear the Son of God. Suitable for Mothering Sunday, the Annunciation or the Fourth Sunday of Advent. May be downloaded and used in Christian worship without charge. For other use please contact Canossa Choral music.