Choral Music

Choral Music
Contact for more information about choral music and pricing.  All music can be customized for your group.  All listed prices include sales tax, shipping, and handling within the United States

To order send a check to:
Connie Tyler
2322 8th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
Be sure to include your name, address, email and/or telephone number!

From A Deep Hum, Seven Songs of Creation, music by Connie Pwll Walck Tyler:
Songs to celebrate our continuing wonder at and inquiry into the creation of the universe.
Available on CD.  See More about A Deep Hum, Seven Songs of Creation for information and words from each song.

Auguries of Innocence, words by William Blake  $8
Four part a capella chorale.  3 to 4 minutes.

What Stirred? words from the Rig Veda
Three part chorale, or three solo voices, Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Guitar and hand drum.  7 to 9 minutes.
Second place winner, Music Teachers of California Composer’s Today State Contest, 2000.

And It Was Good, words from Genesis
Four part chorale, piano and flute.  11-13 minutes.

Is It Mother of the World? from the Tao Te Ching by Lao Tsu,
Solo Alto, flute, gong, bells, tuned chimes.  5-6 minutes.

At Every Moment, words by Laleh Bakhtiar
Unison Choir, 2 violins, 2 cellos or Unison Choir, organ, or piano.  2-3 minutes

All Things, from the Avatamsaka Sutra
Women, Men, and very low bass, french horn and trumpet

Birthing a Universe, electronic music and spoken voice.

From The Feminine Divine, music by Connie Pwll Walck Tyler:
An ongoing project to sing about all the manifestations of the feminine divine.

Now the Dove Flies  words by Connie Pwll Walck Tyler  $12
Vocal duet, piano, and flute.
This lament for our world celebrates the continuing presence of the spirit despite war and despair.

Hear My Cry, words from Proverbs 8 and Ben Sirach 24,
High Soprano and four part chorale, piano, flute, hand drum. 10-12 minutes.
This song uses some of the Wisdom literature from the Hebrew Scriptures and the Apocrypha in praise of Lady Wisdom.

Kuan Yin Rides the Dragon, from Kuan Yin mythology, words by Connie Pwll Walck Tyler
Soprano, Second Soprano, Alto, Synthesized Yueh Chin or Harp, Flute, Wood blocks, Taiko drum or other deep drum. 10-12 minutes
A blending of some of the stories of Kuan Yin, Chinese Buddhist Bodhisattva of Compassion who, after emerging from the trunk of a willow tree, “spraying rays of radiant light across … the spiraling galaxies of the universe.”  With her compassion she conquers the tiger and rides the “fire-tonqued dragon.”

Brigid, Fiery Arrow, developed from Irish mythology by Connie Pwll Walck Tyler
Major soprano and tenor solos, small four part choir with smaller solos, harp (or piano), violin, hand drum, flute.  This mini opera is a more dramatic narrative work.  16-18 minutes
The story of the Celtic Goddess Brigid, goddess of the hearth, patron of poets, smiths and doctors.  This is a tale of war and peace.  Brigid, the first person to keen in Ireland, keens at the loss of her son.

Mama, words and music by Connie Pwll Walck Tyler
Soprano, Second Soprano, Alto, piano.  4 min.
A song of longing for divinity, and wholeness. Words were inspired by a child crying, “I want my Mama!”

Other Choral Works:

Keke’s Song, words written after the shooting death of the grandson of a neighbor.  For SATB with violin and piano.
First place winner, Music Teachers Association of California, Composer’s Today State Contest.  Performed at the MTAC convention in Oakland, CA in 2011.

Disposable People in a Throwaway World,  about global warming.  For voice with piano.  See this on YouTube

A Mighty Wind, words from Acts 2, music by Connie Pwll Walck Tyler
For Soprano, Alto and Men’s voices with Organ and Flute, or with String Trio and flute.
This is a song for Pentecost complete with “a rushing mighty wind.”

Dark Winter, words and music by Connie Pwll Walck Tyler  $10
Four part chorale, piano or harp, hand drum.
“A Candle’s glow is hard to see in the light,
It is made for the dark warm womb of a winter’s night…”
This piece has a verse for Solstice (Earth based religions), Hanukah (Judaism), Christmas (Christianity), Lailat-al-Miraj (Islam), and Kawansaa (African American), all except the Muslim holiday are winter holidays.  Lailat-al-Miraj moves around the seasons as do all Muslim holidays.

The Promise, words and music by Pwll  $8
Piano and solo voice.
“Come new life, come out of the dark,
Arise to the promise of spring…”
This song promotes the need for winter and nurturing darkness.