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Sing Evensong
Peter J. Smith
Carson Cooman
Awake, my heart

The Book of New Responses
Philip Moore
Ben Parry

Sleep, Holy Babe

Francis Pott
Lullay, my Liking
John Duggan
O Babe, born bare

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Shorter House is a music publisher specialising in new choral collections and anthologies. We provide choirs with fresh repertoire by discovering and commissioning the best new choral writing.

“Shorter House is hallmarked by rare degrees of care and attention to content and presentation”. Andrew Stewart, Choir & Organ Magazine

The Book of New Canticles The Book of New Canticles 2 The Book of New Canticles 3
The Book of New Responses Sing Evensong Book of New Introits
Sleep, Holy Babe

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News and Events

World War 1 Anniversary broadcast

Two pieces by George Arthur were commissioned for a broadcast from Glasgow Cathedral on BBC1 on Monday 4th August at a service commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the start of the first World War.

Peace Again Based on the Tune "Rockingham" with the text "O God of love, O King of peace" by Henry W. Baker (1821—1877)

Soul by Soul and Silently for Organ Voluntary based on "Thaxted"

Watch the broadcast on the BBC iPlayer ("Peace Again" occurs at 1hr 15min)

"Peace Again" was sung by the Commonwealth Choir.

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