Choir Shorties (2008)
When we received this book of anthems from Richard Shephard, he insisted on it being titled
God's Love; Succinct Choral Compositions for the Discerning Assemblage of Believers.
We agreed, of course — then, when he wasn't looking, changed the title to CHOIR SHORTIES.
(Tell it like it is...that's our motto.)
Here are 21 very short pieces suitable for Introits, Anthems,
Communion Pieces, Responses, Acclamations... just about anything a
creative music director can come up with. They are ALL under two minutes
in length, but don't be fooled — they are delicious. Like strawberry
shortcake. Short but delicious. (that's our other motto).
There are unison, two-part, SAB, SATB, and mixed choir selections
both accompanied and un and the difficulty ranges from very easy to