Choral

  • An Italian Bouquet

       
    • 1997
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    • 8'

    SATB/piano and optional ad lib percussion – 2 triangles, bell tree, maracas, tambourine, and claves. (can or to be played by singers) A medley of traditional Italian Folk Songs (in Italian): Santa Lucia; O Sole Mio; Vieni Sul Mar; Il Carnevale Di Venezia (The Carnival In Venice); La Paloma; Funiculi Funicula. Commissioned by The Toronto... Read More...

  • Blessed Are They That Have Not Seen And Yet Have Believed

       
    • 2000
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    • 4'

    SATB unaccompanied motet with Latin, English, and French scriptural text. Commissioned by Theodore Arcand for The Sovereign Military Hospitaler Order Of Malta. Premiere: on the occasion of the National Investiture, at the Cathedral of Notre Dame, Ottawa. May 13, 2000. Dedicated to and premiered by The Cathedral Singers, Michel Guimont conductor. Other performances: North American... Read More...

  • Celebrate Canada

       
    • 1984
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    • 3'

    A patriotic song in a rock idiom composed for a Canadian Heritage Festival tour. SATB/piano (also arranged for brass band, and symphony orchestra). Lyrics Victor Davies. Brass band premiere: Toronto Mendelsohn Youth Choir, Robert Cooper conductor. Symphonic premiere: Royal Tour TV gala, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Arthur Polson, conductor, July 1, 1985. Instrumentation: 2222/4330/timp/perc/strings. Piano/vocal score... Read More...

  • Children Of The World

       
    • 1999
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    • 3'

    Rock ballad with a touch of ’90s rap, with dreams of a better future to come. For treble voices in two parts with piano accompaniment. also: longer version (6’ ) Male, female, children solos/children’s choir/rhythm: piano/bass/guitar/drums/ 2 saxes/2 trombones/2 trumpets. Lyrics: Victor Davies, French lyrics: Gerard Jean. Piano/vocal for sale (score, band parts – rental).... Read More...

  • Children’s Songs

      For high voices, unison or two parts. Victor Davies has written over 600 songs (music and lyrics) in a variety of popular styles for the CTV children’s television series Let’s Go! and The Rockets. Golden Toad Music is in the process of arranging many of these for publication and intends to put them into Victor... Read More...

    • City Of The Plains

         
      • 1999
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      • 7'

      Mezzo soprano, baritone solos, chorus SATB/orchestra. Lyrics: Victor Davies, French Lyrics: Gerard Jean. A story in hoedown style, of a prairie city built by the force of dance and song. The song is followed by dance variations in multi-cultural styles, (Chinese, East Indian, African/Caribbean, Ukrainian, French, Irish, Greek etc.) and builds to a rousing conclusion.... Read More...

    • The Daffodils

         
      • 1999
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      • 5'

      SATB/piano. Text – William Wordsworth Commissioned by the Manitoba Choral Association for Choral Fest 1999, Premiered at Choral Fest by massed high school choirs conducted by the composer Piano vocal/chorus part for sale.

    • The Holly And The Ivy

         
      • 1986
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      • 3'

      SATB/piano or harp accompaniment, A new arrangement of an old favourite. Commissioned by CBC and featured on the Elmer Isler Singers CBC disc Welcome Yule. Warner Chappell/Gordon V. Thompson publisher

    • Hush-A-Bye-Hush The Christ Child Is Sleeping (SATB)

         
      • 1978
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      • 4'

      A Christmas carol, a lullaby for soprano and orchestra. (Text by Victor Davies) Premiere: Anne Marie Inneo, soprano, Hamilton Philharmonic, Michael Reason, conductor, December 20, 2000. Instrumentation 2222 /2200/ timp/perc/harp (or piano or synth)/strings. Piano vocal score and orchestra score for sale (orchestra parts – rental) also see Vocal

    • Lifting The Sky

         
      • 2001
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      • 10'

      SATB/piano/narrator/Salish drum. Text – Carolyn Maddux poetry, and traditional Salish story Commissioned by the North American Welsh Choir, Mari Morgan, conductor. Premiere May 2001 Shelton Washington Performances: North American Welsh Choir – tour of Wales (UK premiere – Saint David’s Cathedral, Wales July 5, 2002); Trinity Wall Street, New York for 9/11 Remembrance Services; Washington... Read More...

    • Ode To The Athletes

         
      • 1999
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      • 7'

      2 sopranos/chorus SATB and orchestra. A mini cantata, a tribute to the art of sport. (text – Victor Davies) Lyrical and mythic on a grand scale, sung by Tracy Dahl & Henriette Schellenberg at the Pan American Games closing ceremony for the extinguishing of the flame, with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Bramwell Tovey, conductor, and... Read More...

    • Reach Out Go For Gold

         
      • 1999
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      • 5'

      A call to triumph over all obstacles. Pan Am Games Opening Ceremonies theme song. (Lyrics: Victor Davies) Female solo (pop voice) with gospel & massed choirs both SATB. Instrumentation: 2222/4331/timp/2 perc/ harp/strings /piano, bass, guitar, drums. Piano/vocal/chorus score and orchestra score for sale (Orchestra parts – rental) Also see Orchestra, Vocal On the CD –... Read More...

    • Revelation

      • An oratorio (1992-1996)
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      • 1996
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      • 160'

      For soprano, mezzo soprano, 2 tenors, baritone, chorus and orchestra. Based on the Biblical text of the Book of Revelation. Text adapted by the composer. (preface suggests cuts) Commissioned by the Fast Family – (Bernhard, Luise (Goosen), Cornelius, Cornelia (Dahl) and William) Premiere: Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Mennonite Oratorio Choir (William Baerg and Rudy Schellenberg conductors),... Read More...

    • Songs From Seize The Fire

         
      • 1976

      SATB unison and/or two parts. Selections from William Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Experience from Seize the Fire – Donald J. Unruh libretto. Jerusalem Echoing Green Children of a Future Age The Land of Dreams (Awake, Awake) A Divine Image (Cruelty) Tyger Tyger London (Chimney Sweeps) Hear The Voice Of The Bard The Morning Comes... Read More...

    • The Strife Is O’er

         
      • 1996
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      • 4'

      SATB and brass/timpani. Well known hymn often sung at Easter arranged by Victor Davies. Premiere: CBC Broadcast, Sunrise Easter Service, 1996; and quintet version, 2007. Instrumentation: Organ, brass quintet (2 trumpets, horn, trombone, tuba), and timpani; or organ, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, and timpani. Organ/chorus/rehearsal part for sale. (score and brass parts- rental) Also... Read More...

    • Walking In The Fall, Kicking Leaves

      • The Journey Home
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      • 1999
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      • 4'

      Children’s song, one or two parts with piano. Text: Victor Davies: Walking In The Fall, Kicking Leaves; Christina Rossetti: Who Has Seen The Wind; Anon: A Peanut Sat On A Railroad Track; I’m Glad The Sky Is Painted Blue; Bug In A Jug. Commissioned by Manitoba Choral Association for Choral Fest 1999. Premiered by massed... Read More...

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