Morten Lauridsen's lyrical settings of Rainer Maria Rilke's Les roses have become part of mainstream choral repertory. Deftly crafted and elegant in their imagery, Les Chansons de Roses enhance the characteristic of the poems and capture their delicate beauty and sensuousness. This new Faber issue places the sheet music to all of the songs in one edition for the first time, arranged for both a cappella and piano accompanied SATB mixed voices choir.
The Choral Programme Series is now a well-established programming tool for many choirs as it offers a wealth of fresh material from many eras and in many styles. Also offering great value for money as each volume in the series provides up to forty minutes of music