Vocal

  • Celebrate Canada

       
    • 1984
    •  
    • 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
    •  
    • 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
      •  
      • 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...

    • Earnest, The Importance Of Being

         
      • 2008
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      • 120'

      A full length operetta in two acts based on the play The Importance Of Being Ernest by Oscar Wilde. Libretto: Eugene Benson. Premiere: Toronto Operetta Theatre, February 22, 23, 24, 2008. Jeffrey Huard, conductor. Guillermo Silva-Marin, director and producer. CAST LADY BRACKNELL. (Low Mezzo) A most formidable lady, and in her early fifties. GWENDOLEN. (High... Read More...

    • Hush-A-Bye-Hush The Christ Child Is Sleeping

         
      • 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

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

         
      • 1978
      •  
      • 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

    • Let Us Pay Tribute To Lord Gordon Gordon

      • Vocal solos from opera

      A full length opera in two acts with libretto by Goldie Weatherhead. Based on a historical character, a con man Lord Gordon Gordon, with a colourful and brilliant career in Scotland and New York who ends up in Winnipeg during the land boom of the 1880’s. A tale of romance and intrigue, humour and pathos,... 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)
      •  
      • 1996
      •  
      • 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 Importance Of Being Earnest

         
      • 2005
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      • 120'

      A full length comic chamber opera in two acts for five characters based on the Oscar Wilde play. Libretto: Eugene Benson. Premier: concert reading Stratford Summer Music 2005. CAST LADY BRACKNELL. (Low Mezzo) A most formidable lady, and in her early fifties. GWENDOLEN. (High Mezzo) About 23, Lady Bracknell’s daughter CECILY. (Coloratura Soprano) About 18,... Read More...

    • The Kiss Of Just One Girl

         
      • 2002
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      • 3'

      Wedding song for two sopranos and piano or organ. Composed as wedding gift for Wayne and Ann Marshall on their wedding ceremony September 9, 2002, Lemington Spa England. Text – Robert Browning

    • Theatre Songs

        Victor Davies has written over 600 solo songs for the children’s CTV television series Let’s Go! and The Rockets in a wide variety of popular styles. Because they were composed to be acted and danced, most are theatre songs. Golden Toad Music is arranging many of these for publication. We also have a variety of... Read More...

      • Three Songs On Poems By Walt Whitman

           
        • 1962
        •  
        • 9'

        Baritone, trumpet, horn, trombone, 2 percussion, double bass. Look Down Pale Moon; Crossing The Ford; Year That Trembled And Reeled Beneath Me. Difficulty: university, professional. Premiere: Indiana University, May 1965. David Arnold, baritone, Peter Bagley, conductor. Rehearsal piano part, score for sale (orchestra parts – rental) also see Vocal

      • Transit Of Venus

        • (vocal solos)
        •  
        • 2007
        •  
        • 9'

        A full length opera in three acts with libretto by Maureen Hunter. Based of Maureen Hunter’s play Transit Of Venus Premiere November 24, 27,30, 2007, Manitoba Opera, Winnipeg Manitoba. Manitoba Opera – http://www.manitobaopera.mb.ca/transitofvenus/transitofvenus.html James Meena, conductor Larry Desrochers, director Creation and production was made possible through the generous support of James Richardson & Sons Ltd... Read More...

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