Contemporary Choral Music – Welcome

Ray Saunders

My name is Ray Saunders and I am a composer.

This new site will catalogue my works and showcase my choral compositions with sheet music and audio exemplars.

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SPECIAL OFFER

If you are a community choir, choral society, school or theatre group there is a  SPECIAL OFFER COMMENCING  1st January 2017, until further notice, for the following two CANTATAS– ‘ A Better World’ and ‘ A New Spring’. Each can be downloaded for duplication at an introductory price of £20. They are approximately 20 minutes in length. 

The only condition is that you acknowledge my work in your programme and publicity poster and let me have copies of that publicity.

TO FOLLOW UP THIS OFFER contact me at  raysaunders51@gmail.com  stating which score you are interested in and I will e mail you a non printable copy to scrutinise and provide you with details about making an order for a printable copy.  I will also answer enquiries about the other three scores available or any individual pieces/parts of score.

See the Choral Works page for details of the music available.

See below for details of some FREE EXTRAS I can provide on request.

I am happy to adapt the sheet music to meet your particular needs.

Direct link to Sheet Music Shop http://www.raysaunderschoral.com

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WEB SITE PAGES

  • Virtual and vocal versions of my music which reflect the piano accompaniments and harmonies in the sheet music.
  • Extracts from my sheet music with piano accompaniment or a cappella versions.
  • Music for all abilties – established SATB choirs, newly established community choirs and school choirs.
  • Music for whole choirs and soloists within choir

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SAMPLES OF MUSIC – Audio and Sheet music

  • Here is a sample of my work from the Cantata ‘A Better World’ in four part harmony, entitled ‘Country of my birth’
  • Here is an extract from the sheet music for the same song. It is a PDF file. 

Country of my birth

  • Here is a sample of my work from the Cantata ‘A New Spring’ in four part harmony.
  • Here is an extract from the sheet music for a version of the same song. It is a PDF file. 

A New Spring 

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FREE EXTRAS

  • I provide audio files for SATB parts for each song and slides to go with my songs.
  • Here is an example of a slide from ‘A New Spring’ – ‘Crying Angel’ which is about a soldier praying after battle. It is based upon the story of The Weeping Angel in Notre Dame Cathedral in Amiens, France.

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