Singing by Numbers

Singing by Numbers : Seven Songs about Singing

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for SATB and piano or chamber orchestra A celebration of singing in all its various forms, using a diverse assortment of texts. The seven short movements include items for upper (or children's) voices and men's voices as well as the full choir. The two upper voice numbers are available separately as Two Singing Songs. An accompaniment for chamber orchestra is available on more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 24 pages
  • 208 x 270 x 8mm | 99.79g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0193355191
  • 9780193355194

Table of contents

Sing we now merrily ; The singing of birds ; Hey down a down! ; Cruet MacNightshade ; Sing you now ; Everyone sang ; Hey down a down/Sing with thy mouthshow more

Review quote

He has the knack of making well-balanced miniatures from lucid materials, exploring highly effective uncomplicated choral devices, and providing both singers and listeners with a complete cycle that leaves them fulfilled yet still prepared for more . . . It is all splendidly entertaining. * Choir and Organ *show more

About Bob Chilcott

Bob Chilcott has been involved with choral music all his life, first as a Chorister and then a Choral Scholar at King's College, Cambridge. Later, he sang and composed music for 12 years with the King's Singers. His experiences with that group, his passionate commitment to young and amateur choirs, and his profound belief that music can unite people, have inspired him both to compose full-time and, through proactive workshopping, to promote choral music more