Treble / Women’s chorus

Easy:

NÄR NATTEN SKÄNKER FRID (When night confers repose) (2003/2005)
for women’s chorus. 4′.
Text: Gunnar Björling
Ed Reimers
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LIFE’S A FALDERA (Livet é ett tjolahejsan) (1996)
canon for mixed or treble chorus.
Text: Sofia Blom. Singable text in Swedish and English.
Ed. Reimers
Lyrics

TWO CHEERFUL SONGS FOR CHOIR; Life’s a Faldera and The Monkey Song
for mixed or treble chorus.
Text Sofia Blom, 12 years, Johan Rehnqvist, 3 years. Singable text in Swedish and English.
Ed Reimers
Lyrics

KOM HIT, ALLA! (Come here, all!) (1993)
fanfare for treble chorus and two trumpets, alt. organ
Commissioned by the Children’s Choirs Festival in Skinnskatteberg.
Ed. Reimers

SONGS FROM THE EARTH (Sånger ur jorden) (1992)
for treble chorus. 6′.
1. Night on our earth (Natt över jorden)
2. Do not fear the darkness (Var inte rädd för mörkret).
Text: Erik Blomberg. Singable text in Swedish and English.
Composed for the Children’s Choirs Festival in Skinnskatteberg, 1992.
Ed. Reimers
Programme note  |  Listen: Night on our earth | Listen: Do not fear the darkness |  Lyrics

VÄNNER OCH SOLEN (Friends and the Sun) (1992)
for treble chorus. 4′.
1. Som solen (Like the sun) 2. Apalåten (The Monkey Song)
Text: Johan Rehnqvist, 3 years.
Composed for the Children’s Choirs Festival in Skinnskatteberg, 1992.
Ed. Reimers

MOSTER ESTER (Aunt Esther) (1990)
for treble chorus, 2′.
Text: Lennart Hellsing
Commissioned by Swedish Radio, Örebro.
Ed Reimers

SURDEG (Sour dough) (1983)
for treble chorus, perc., strings and winds ad lib. 3′.
Commissioned by the Swedish Church.
Gehrmans

Medium:

HERREN ÄR MIN HERDE (The Lord Is My Shepherd) (2007/2010)
for treble chorus. 8’.
Text: Psalm 23:14.
Gehrmans
Score sample

DER HERR IST MEIN HIRTE (The Lord is my shepherd) (2007)
for treble chorus. 8′.
Text: Psalm 23:14
Commissioned by the 8th World Symposium on Choral Music.
Gehrmans
Score sample

NOTHING (Ingenting) (2004)
for alto flute and women’s chorus. 6′.
Text: Edith Södergran. Singable text in Swedish and English.
Ed Reimers
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IN HEAVEN’S HALL (I himmelen) (1998)
for treble chorus and solo voices. 4′.
Text: Laurentius Laurinus. Singable text in Swedish and English.
Ed. Reimers
Programme note  |  Listen |  Lyrics

EJ BLIR DET NATT (Night will not come) (1996/2003)
for treble chorus. 4′.
Text: Werner Aspenström
Ed. Reimers
Lyrics

HERE AM I. WHERE ARE YOU? (Här är jag. Var är du?) (1989)
for vigorous girls’ choir and congas (alt. bongos/tablas/darboka). 6′.
1. Here I am 2. Dance of Life 3. Big Body Waltz 4. All us human beings 5. When I am- Listen – Wonder why?
Poems by teenagers. Singable texts in Swedish and English.
Commissioned by Musik i Väst.
Ed. Reimers
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LJUSFÄLTEN (The Fields of Light) (1989)
for women’s choir and string trio ad lib. 2′.
Text: Edith Södergran
Ed Reimers
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SENAPSKORNET (Grain of mustard) (1983)
for three part treble chorus, 3′.
Text: Matthew 13:31–32
Commissioned by the Swedish Church.
Gehrmans

Advanced:

TO THE ANGEL WITH THE FIERY HANDS (Till Ängeln med de brinnande händerna) (2000)
for women’s choir and oboe. 9′.
Text: Björn von Rosen. Text in Swedish.
Ed. Reimers
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TO THE ANGEL WITH THE FIERY HANDS – concert (Till Ängeln med de brinnande händerna– concert (1990-2005)
for women’s choir, soprano and four instruments (fl, ob, 2 vc). 60′
Contains In the clear morning light’s sheen of your eyes, The Raven himself is hoarse, The Inchworm, Nothing, Dark falls across the country, A Triumph to Exist and more.
Singable texts in Swedish and English.
Funded by the Swedish Arts Grants Committee.
Ed. Reimers
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THE RAVEN HIMSELF IS HOARSE (2004)
for women’s chorus. 7 ‘.
Text: William Shakespeare
 Funded by the Swedish Arts Grants Committee.
Ed. Reimers
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VISHETENS LOV (In Praise of Wisdom) (1996/03)
for women’s choir and two young soloists. 18′.
Movements: 1. Från evighet (From eternity) 2. En broder mer (One brother more) 3. Mätarlarven (The inchworm) 4. Ej blir det natt (Night will not come)
Movement 2, 3 and 4 can be performed as separate pieces.
Ed. Reimers
Lyrics

EN BRODER MER och MÄTARLARVEN (One brother more and The Inchworm)
from In Praise of Wisdom (1996/2003)
for women’s chorus. 4′.
Text: Stig Dagerman, Werner Aspenström
Ed. Reimers
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TRIUMF ATT FINNAS TILL (A Triumph to exist) (1990)
for women’s chorus. 11′.
Text: Edith Södergran
Commissioned by Rikskonserter/Concerts Sweden.
Ed. Reimers
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DAVIDS NIMM (1984)
for three female voices and women’s chorus ad lib. 7′.
Ed. Suecia
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With orchestra

Level: good amateur choir

TRIOMPHE D’EXISTER (A Triumph to Exist) (2008)
for children’s chorus and symphony orchestra. 15′.
Instr: 1 2 2 1 – 2 1 0 0, 3 perc, piano, harp, strings (6-6-4-4-4)
Text: Edith Södergran, translated to French by D. Jauzion-Graverolles.
Commissioned by Casa da MúsicaFoundation, Porto.
MIC
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LIGHT OF LIGHT (Ljus av ljus) (Lumière, source de lumière) (2003)
for children’s choir and symphony orchestra. 15′
Instr: 3232-2330, 2 slgv, pukor, harpa, stråkar (min 6-6-4-4-2) 
Texts from the Swedish hymnal and the Bible. Singable texts in Swedish and English.
Commissioned by Radio France, Swedish Radio and Rikskonserter/Concerts Sweden.
MIC

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