CAROLINE MALLONÉE: Choral Music

Groups that have sung Mallonée’s music include:


American Opera Projects

Baltimore Choral Arts Society

Baltimore Chamber Chorale

Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus

Cantori New York

College of Notre Dame Concert Choir

The DiGiallonardo Sisters

Duke University Chorale

Florilegium Chamber Choir

Friends School Concert Chorale

Freudig Singers

Garrison Forest School Faculty Singers

Gregg Smith Singers

Harmonia Chamber Singers

Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum

Harmonia Chamber Choir

Loyola College Da Camera Singers

PALS Children Chorus

Sonority

Telluride Choral Society

Virginia Children's Chorus

Vocális Chamber Choir

Walden School Faculty Singers

Walden School Women’s Choir

Water Gap Singers

Women’s Voices Chorus of NC

Yale Camerata

Yale Glee Club

Young People’s Chorus of New York City

O Lux

performed by the Vocális Chamber Choir,

James Burritt, conducting.

The Carolers At My Door, performed by the Baltimore Choral Arts Society, Tom Hall, conducting.

Dona Nobis Pacem

performed by the Duke Chorale, Rodney Wynkoop, conducting.

SELECTED WORKS FOR CHOIR:   

    (click on a title for audio excerpts, texts, and performance history)


The Carolers At My Door (SATB) (3’)

    Recorded on the Baltimore Choral Arts Society's CD, Christmas with the Choral Arts

    Recorded on The Christmas Companion.

    Published by Boosey & Hawkes, 2011.

  

Dona Nobis Pacem (SATB) (4’)

     Published by Boosey & Hawkes, 2010.


Like a Bird (SSAA) (5’) Words by the composer. (2013)

Commissioned by Immaculata Academy.  Available from Swirly Music.


Hodie/Today on Earth (SATB) (6’) (2012)

Commissioned by A Prairie Home Companion. Available from Swirly Music.


Search (SATB or SSAA) (7’) (2015)

     Commissioned by the Young People’s Chorus of New York City.


O Gift of Glorious Sunrise (SATB) (3.5’) (2015) Words by the composer.

     Premiered by Vocális Chamber Choir, 2015. 


I Saw a Peacock With a Fiery Tail (SSAATTBB) (5’)  Words anonymous, 17th century.  (2013)

    Chosen for inclusion in VocalEssence’s Essentially Choral workshops. Available from Swirly Music.   

   

Wind Songs (SATB) (7’) Words by the composer.  (2005)

    Winner of Yale Glee Club Emerging Composers Competition, 2006. Available from Boosey & Hawkes.


Gather the Stars (SATB) (2’)  Words by Carl Sandburg.

     To be published by Boosey & Hawkes, 2016.

     Recorded on the Duke University Chorale’s CD, “Sing Joyfully!”


Da Pacem Domine (SATB) (4.5’)

       Premiered by the Florilegium Chamber Choir, 2012.


Twelve Opposites (SSA with violin, viola, and bass clarinet) (8’) Orchestral arrangement available.

      Words by Richard Wilbur.

      Commissioned by The Monadnock Music Festival, 2009.


O Light (SATB with piano) (10’) (2009)

      Words by John Greenleaf Whitter and Emily Dickinson.  Commissioned by Friends School of Baltimore.

       Movement III, O Lux, is a cappella and is often performed by itself.


What You Are (SSAA with strings) (17’)  Words by Mark Strand. (2008)

    Commissioned by the Women’s Voices Chorus of North Carolina.


Shine On, O Moon of Summer (SSA with piano) (4’)  Words by Carl Sandburg. (2010)

    Commissioned by the Children’s Aid Chorus of New York City, 2010.


So You Say (SATB) (6’) Words by Mark Strand. (2011)

     Premiered by Vocális Chamber Choir, 2012. 


Villanelle for Graduation (SATB) (3.5’) Words by the composer.

     Premiered by Amherst High School, 2014.

For more information about Mallonée’s choral music, please email carolinemallonee@gmail.com

Click here for a list of solo vocal works and more audio examples. 

 http://www.swirlymusic.org/music/choral-music/like-a-bird/

Like a Bird

performed by Immaculata Academy,

Kathleen Bassett, conducting.

I Saw a Peacock with a Fiery Tail

performed by VocalEssence,

Philip Brunelle, conducting.

Wind Songs

performed by the Yale Glee Club, Jeffrey Douma, conducting.

Hodie/Today on Earth

performed by Vocális Chamber Choir,

James Burritt, conducting.

These eight pieces are available for purchase from Boosey & Hawkes and Swirly Music. Click on a title to hear a recording, read the text, or see its performance history. Click on a piece to buy copies.

Caroline Mallonée’s choral music has been performed across the country and abroad.  One of her earliest choral pieces, The Carolers At My Door, was named the winner of a Christmas carol contest on “A Prairie Home Companion.” She was named the winner in the Yale Glee Club’s Emerging Composers Competition for Wind Songs. Mallonée recently participated in VocalEssence’s Essentially Choral workshops with I Saw A Peacock With a Fiery Tail, and was commissioned by the Young People’s Chorus of New York City in 2015.

Search

performed by the Young People’s Chorus of New York City,

Francisco Nunez, conducting.