Women & Trebles

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Title Lyricist Voicing/Instrumentation Level
A Bell Awakened Denise Levertov (1923-1997)

SSAA, piano

Mod-Advanced
A Burst of Song (3 mvts) Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941)

SATB, mezzo-sop & tenor, soli piano

TTBB, piano

SSAA, piano

Mod-Advanced
A Kiss of Blessing Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941)

SATB,piano

SSAA, piano

TTBB, piano 

Mod-Advanced
A la Media Noche Traditional Puerto Rican Carol

SSAA, piano, flute, hand perc.

Moderate
A Winter Ride Amy Lowell (1874-1925)

SSAA, piano

TTBB, piano

SATB, piano

Moderate
Adama Traditional Israeli song

SSAA a cappella

Moderate
African Lullaby Traditional Bantu & African American

SSA, piano, hand drum

Easy
All Winter Long Native American song text

SSA, flute, frame drum

Easy-Mod
Always Coming Home Ursula K. LeGuin (b.1929)

SSAA, piano, cello

Moderate
Amazing Grace John Newton (1725-1807)

SSAA a cappella

Easy-Mod
Ancient Ones, The Patricia Reis

SSA(div)

Modeate
Angels Singing Out of Tune Lord Byron (1788-1824)

SSAA, soprano solo, a cappella

Advanced
Arise My Love Various, adapted by Szymko

SSA, piano

Moderate
As a Woman Virginia Woolf (1912-1941)

SSA a cappella

Moderate
Ave Maria Traditional Marian prayer

SSAA a cappella
TTBB a cappella

Moderate
Be It Therefore Resolved Kim Stafford (b.1949)

SATB, opt. ten, bar, mz-sop solo
piano, violin, cello

SSAA, opt. ssa trio,piano, violin, cello

Mod-Advanced
Beauty of Your Dreams, The Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962)

SSAA, piano

Moderate
Benedizione Francis of Assisi (1182-1226)

SSAA, piano

Moderate
Blessed Be Robin Morgan

SSAA a cappella
optional piano

Mod-Advanced
Blessing (Just to Be) Rabbi Abraham Heschel

SA or any 2-part comb.

Blow, Blow Thou Winter Wind William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

SSAA, piano

Mod-Advanced
Braided Light Wordless Song

SSAA, mezzo-sop solo, a cappella

Mod-Advanced
Bright Morning Star Traditional Appalachian Song

SSA a cappella
TBB a cappella

Easy-Mod
Call Alla René Bozarth (b.1947)

SSAA, taiko drums(2)

Moderate
Call, The George Herbert (1593-1633)

SSA/SATB (double choir)

Advanced
Circle Hadwijch II (13th c.), translated by Jane Hirshfield (b.1953)

SSAA, Soprano solo

Moderate
Come Dance and Sing Shaker Song (19th c.)

SSAA, piano

Easy-Mod
Come, Pretty Love Shaker "Gift" song received by Patsy Williamson (19th c.)

SSA, hand clapping
SATB, hand clapping

Easy-Mod
Coventry Carol Robert Croo (16th c.)

SSAA, piano

Mod-Easy
Despertar al Amor (Awaken to Love) Teresa of Avila & Buddhist adage

SSAA, piano, cello
surdo (or low frame drum)

Moderate
Eagle Rounding Out the Morning Joy Harjo (b.1951)

SSAA (opt. Trio), piano

Moderate
Eli, Eli Hannah Szenes (1921-1944)

SATB w/opt. sop solo, cello
SSAA w/opt. sop sol, cello
Soprano solo, cello

Moderate
Et in terra pax Hymnus Angelicus (Gloria) from the Ordinary of the Mass

SSAA a cappella

Advanced
Eternal Winter William Blake (1757-1827)

SATB, sop solo, piano, cello
SSAA, sop solo, piano, cello

Moderate
Everything She Touches Traditional, Wiccan

SSA, piano, dumbek, finger cymbals

Easy-Mod
Ffe Mwe, Mwe Ffe Text adapted by Joan Szymko from various sources

SSAA, soloist, hand drum

SATB, soloist, hand drum

TTTBBB, soloist, hand drum

Moderate
Finding Her Here Jayne Relaford Brown

SSAA a cappella

Mod-Advance
Fire, Burn Bright Traditional, British Isles

SSAA, piano

Moderate
Freshness, The Rumi (1207-1273) translated by Coleman Barks

SATB, speaker, harp (or piano)
SSAA, speaker, harp (or piano)

Moderate
Gamaya Brhadaranyaka Upanishad — I.iii.28

SA, piano, alto saxophone

Easy
Giver of Stars, The Amy Lowell (1874-1925)

SSAA, piano

Moderate
Go Out In Joy Isaiah 55:12

SSAA, piano, hand clapping

Mod-Advanced
Here Wendell Berry (b.1934)

SSAA, piano, violin

Moderate
Hodie Vespers Antiphon for Christmas Day

SSAA a cappella

SSATBB a cappella

Advanced
Hymn of Grateful Praise Folliot S. Pierpont (1835-1917)

SATB, piano

SSA, piano

Moderate
I Am Catherine DeVink

SSAA, piano, flute, violin, cello

Moderate
I Dream a World Langston Hughes (1902-1967)

SSA, piano
SATB, piano

Moderate
I Lift My Eyes Psalm 121 and Thich Naht Hanh

SATB, piano
SSAA, piano

Moderate
Illumina le tenebre Francis of Assisi (1182-1226)

SATB a cappella
SSAA a cappella

Moderate
It Is Happiness (3 mvts) Mary Oliver (b.1935)

SSA(A), piano, violin, cello, flute
Bb clarinet, oboe, eng.horn, bassoon

Moderate
It Takes a Village West African adage adapted by Joan Szymko

SATB, soloist, hand drum, shekere
SSAA, soloist, hand drum, shekere
TTBB, soloist, hand drum, shekere

Moderate
Lay Me Low Sister Addah Z. Potter of the New Lebanon, New York, Shaker community

SSAA a cappella

Easy-Mod
Light, Beauty, Peace Chinese Proverb

SSA, piano
SATB, piano
solo voice, piano

Moderate
Like a Mountain Music and lyrics by Naomi Littlebear Morena, arr. Szymko

SSAA, piano

Moderate
Listen Closely Music and lyrics by Steven Walters, arr. Szymko

SSAA, sop solo, piano

Moderate
Look Out Wendell Berry (b.1934)

SSAA, alto solo

SATB, alto solo

Moderate
Lorica St. Patrick (attributed)

SSA, piano, flute

Moderate
Love Bears All Things 1 Corinthians 13:7-8

SATB, piano, violin

SSAA, piano, cello, violin

Moderate
maggie and milly and molly and may E.E. Cummings (1894-1962)

SSAA, piano

Mod-Advanced
Malala quotes by Malala Yousafzai adapted by Szymko

SSAA

Moderate
Nada te turbe Teresa of Avila (1515-1582)

SSAA, cello
SATB, cello

Moderate
No Time Not to Love Deena Metzger, Joan Szymko

SSSAA

Moderate
Nothing Short of Grace Joan Szymko Mod-Easy
O Lux Beatissima From the sequence, Veni Sancte Spiritus (12th c) and the Hymn, Veni Creator Spiritus (10th c.)

SSAA a cappella

Advanced
Only Light, Only Love Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

SSAA a cappella

Moderate
Peace Like a River Traditional, African American

SSAA, piano

Moderate
Peace of Wild Things, The Wendell Berry (b.1934)

SSAA, piano
SATB, piano

Moderate
Pendulum Amanda Harter and Christopher Behrens

SSAA, piano

Moderate
Quite Regularly Gay Gertrude Stein (1874-1946)

SSAA, sop solo

SSSATB, solo

Moderate
Red and Green Maddy Prior

SATB, piano, drums (kit or low tom)

SSAA, piano, drums (kit or low tom)

Moderate
River Text adapted by the composer from "Hopi Prophesy" and quote by Edward E. Hale (1822-1909)

SSAA, treble solo

SATB, treble solo

Mod-Advanced
Roses, The Gertrude Stein (1874-1946)

SSAA, accordion (or piano)

Moderate
Shape Note Hymns for Christmas Traditional

SSA, piano

Moderate
She Who Makes Her Meaning Clear quote by Audre Lorde (1934-1992)

SSAA (w/div)
hand perc. (2)

Mod-Advanced
Singing Place, The Lily A. Long (1860-1927)

SSAA, piano

Mod-Advanced
Sioux Prayer Traditional Lakota Sioux

SSA a cappella
SAB a cappella

Easy
Song Coming Toward Us Carolyn Forché (b.1950)

SSAA, piano, cello

Moderate
Stars In Your Bones Alla Bozarth

SSAA, piano

Moderate
Stille Nacht Josef Mohr (1792-1848)

2-part (any voicing),  piano, violin, flute

Easy
There Are No Farewells May Sarton (1912-1995)

SSAA, piano
(opt. string quartet, fl accomp)

Mod-Advanced
There Shall Be Christmas Day Joyce Kilmer (1886-1918)

SATB a cappella

SSAA, piano

Mod-Advanced
This We Know Chief Seattle (Ted Perry)

SSA, mezzo-soprano solo

Moderate
This Wonderful Feeling (3 mvts) Anna Madrigal, Mary Whitney

SSAA, marimba

Mod-Advanced
This Wonderful Feeling: 1. saboo Anna Madrigal

SSAA, marimba

Mod-Advanced
This Wonderful Feeling: 2. In My Quiet Place Mary Whitney

SSAA, marimba

Mod-Advanced
This Wonderful Feeling: 3. Purple Night Mary Whitney

SSAA, marimba, shaker

Advanced
To Know the Dark Wendell Berry (b.1934)

SSAA, piano

Moderate
Todo o Meu Ser (All of My Being) Orpingalik by way of Knud Rasmussen c. 1921-24

SATB, opt. solo, conga drum, pandeiro, clave
SSA, opt. solo, conga drum, pandeiro, clave

Moderate
Twilight's Ease Laurie Miller Vischer

SSAA, piano, optional viola duet 

Moderate
Viriditas Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179) Translated into English by Gabrielle Uhlein

SSAA, a cappella

Advanced
viva sweet love E.E. Cummings (1894-1962)

SSAA, piano

Mod-Advanced
Vivos Voco Medieval Latin virtutes and Julian of Norwich (1342-ca.1416)

SSAA, piano, handbells

Advanced
Waly, Waly Traditional Scottish ballad

SSA a cappella

Moderate
Water Women Alla Bozarth

SSAA, piano

Mod-Advanced
We Are a Circle Music & Lyrics by Rick Hamouris

SSA, hand drums, perc.

Moderate
Where Is the Door to the Tavern? Hafiz (14th c.) translated by Daniel Ladinsky

SATB, cb, bottles edge-blown as aerophones
SSAA, cb, bottles edge-blown as aerophones
opt. accordion accompaniment

Mod-Advanced
Wing Away Joan Szymko

SSAA a cappella

Mod-Advanced
Woman Am I anonymous

SSAA a cappella

Easy
Words Joan Szymko

SSA

SA

Easy-Moderate
Wynken, Blynken and Nod Eugene Fields (1850-1895)

SSA, piano

Moderate
Ye Jaliya-o Traditional Lambago lyric (West African griot praise) and Catherine deVink, adapted by Szymko

SATB (w/div), hand drums (2), perc.

Mod-Advanced
You Are the Music Amy Lowell (1874-1925)

SSAA (w/div), piano

Mod-Advanced
You Have Struck a Rock South African women's protest song lyrics

SSAA a cappella (opt.drum)

Moderate