"Sicut Cervus" - Giovanni Pierluigi da PalestrinaRenaissance
Genre -Motet-a short polyphonic musical setting in imitative counterpoint
Other Information -a cappella https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHUuaA8DKiQ
"Zadok the Priest" - George Frederic HandelBaroque
Genre - anthem-Any one of the four anthems for chorus and orchestra written by Handel for the coronation of George II in 1727,
Location - England
Other Information - Coronation Anthem https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6CNQqzN3mU
"Mass in B Minor" J.S. BachBaroque
Genre - cantata mass- Multi-movement composition intended for the church.
Location - Germany
Other Information - This cantata mass was intended for the Dresden court and caused Bach to be made the court composer for Augustus III. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7F7TVM8m95Y
"Symphony No. 9" Ludwig Van BeethovenClassical
Genre - Choral Symphony-a composition for orchestra, choir, and sometimes solo vocalists. Adheres broadly to the symphonic musical form.
Location - London
Other Information - This was the first example of a major composer using voices in a symphony. One of the most performed symphonies in the world. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t3217H8JppI
"Nachthelle" Franz SchubertRomantic
Genre - Secular Partsong- unaccompanied secular song with three or more voices. Typically homophonic.
Location - Austria
Other Information - Schubert was the first composer to write a large number of pieces for men's chorus. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5Jv17_Z064
"Grande Messe des morts" Hector BerliozRomantic
Genre- Requiem- Religious ceremony performed for the dead.
Location - France
Other Information - This Requiem Mass by Berlioz was to remember soldiers who had died in the Revolution of July 1830. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=takjP-pUliU
"Elijah" Felix MendolssohnRomantic
Genre - Oratorio- Long vocal work that is made up of several movements. Usually based on a sacred text and has an instrumental accompaniment.
Location - Germany
Other Information - This Oratorio depicts the life of the prophet Elijah. It is taken from the books of 1st and 2nd Kings of the Old Testament. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlY8WQ5vLeY
"Ave Maria, Op. 12" Johannes BrahmsRomantic
Genre - Sacred Motet- Setting of a Latin text to be sung in a Catholic service.
Location - Vienna, Austria
Other information - This is Brahms first choral work. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v5dKVybVOKY
"Cantata Profrana" Bela BartokContemporary
Genre - Secular Cantata - A poem set to music, usually has several movements
Location - Romania
Other Information - The text is made up of old Rumanian folk songs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1ZBqQj3o7g
"Sure on This Shining Night" Samuel BarberContemporary
Genre - Art song - An individual work, often based on a poem, and usually in the classical art music tradition
Location - New York
Other Information - One of Barber's most popular works https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pO35-lLMVWw
"Missa Brevis, Kyrie" Benjamin BrittenContemporary
Genre - Missa Brevis - Short Mass, only a part of the Mass ordinary
Location - United Kingdom (British Composer)
Other Information - Written for the Westminster Cathedral's boys choir https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNQv2DYLUL0
"Epitaph for Moonlight" R. Murray SchaferContemporary
Genre - Avant-Garde - Music that is experimental and challenges expectations
Location - Canada
Other Information - Written in a "private" language https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzUXzu7JYFc
"Music In My Soul" Moses HoganContemporary
Genre - Spiritual - Based on Christian music and merged with African music styles, a religious folksong.
Location - Louisiana
Other Information - A gospel praise song
"Ubi Caritas" Ola GjeiloContemporary
Genre - Classical - Art music of any period, as distinct from popular or folk music.
Location - New York
Other Information - A cappella, latin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvI5sNucz1w
"He's Got the Whole World in His Hands" Rollo DilworthContemporary
Genre - Gospel - Mostly American music drawn from Christian worship
Location - Missouri
Other Information - Arranged for the 2019 Oklahoma MEA Children's Chorus. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5MELgd5Yyu0
The Development of TechnologyContemporary