The Choral Music of Paul Caldwell and Sean Ivory

List of Works

A Pescar Camaron (SSA with piano and percussion)

A folksong from Cuba.
Performed by the Sing A Mile High Children's Choral Festival 2010.
Conducted by Paul Caldwell with Sean Ivory, piano.
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Ain't You Got a Right to the Tree of Life? (SATB with piano, sax, drums and electric bass)

Performed by the Southern Division ACDA Jr. High Honor Choir, 2010
Conducted by Paul Caldwell with Sean Ivory, piano
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Ain't You Got a Right to the Tree of Life? (SAB version)

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Beneath the African Sky (SA)

Inspired by a young girl’s experience living in refugee camps in Africa.
Performed by the Sing A Mile High Children's Choral Festival 2010.
Conducted by Paul Caldwell with Sean Ivory, piano.
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Carrickfergus (SATB with piano and optional oboe)

Performed by the Southern Division ACDA Jr. High Honor Choir, 2010
Conducted by Paul Caldwell with Andrea Brown, piano
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Carrickfergus (SAB with piano and optional oboe)

The Irish folksong revoiced for SAB chorus.
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Carrickfergus (SSAA with piano)

Sean's original version for women's chorus.
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Carrickfergus (SSATTBB with piano)

Sean's original version, re-voiced for advanced mixed chorus.
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Carrickfergus (Unison with piano and optional oboe)

The Irish folksong reduced to a unison texture.
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Chante Avem, Haiti (SSA, solo, piano, violin, soprano sax)

An inspiring promise to the survivors of the Haiti earthquake
Performed by the Colorado ACDA Treble Honor Choir, 2012
Conducted by Paul Caldwell with Sean Ivory, piano
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The Cherry Tree (SSA)

A traditional carol reunited with its bluegrass roots.
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Da Pacem (SATB and treble choruses with piano and horn)

Finally, the new Hope for Resolution.
Performed by the University of Central Florida High School Choral Festival, 2011
Conducted by Paul Caldwell with Sean Ivory, piano
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Gabriel (SATB divisi with piano, four hands)

Premiered at the ACDA National Conference, Chicago, by the Calvin College Alumni Choir.
Conducted by Pearl Shangkuan.
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Glory on the Journey (SSA with piano and optional marimba)

A Caribbean-flavored finale.
Recorded by the Princeton Girlchoir.
Janet Westrick, Artistic Director.
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Glory on the Journey (2 Part Treble with piano and optional marimba)

A Caribbean-flavored finale.
Recorded by the Princeton Girlchoir.
Janet Westrick, Artistic Director.
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Grace Fell Like the Rain (SSA and piano with optional drumset)

A post-Katrina song, composed for the Crescent City Choral Festival in New Orleans.
Performed by: Mt. Carmel Academy Chorale.
Conducted by: Tara Hinds.
Accompanist: Jonathan Szymanski.
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Grace Fell Like the Rain (SSAB with piano and optional drumset)

Perfect setting for a chorus in which the women outnumber the men.
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I Am So Glad (SSATB with piano)

A concert closer that works for Christmas...or any other time
Performed by the Glorystar Children's Chorus and alumni
Conducted by Cherie Jeng

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If Wishes Had Wings (two-part treble with piano)

Inspired by Sadako Sasaki and her 1000 paper cranes
Performed by the Youth Creating Harmony Choral Fstival
Conducted by Paul Caldwell with Sean Ivory, piano
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Joshua (SATB divisi with piano and trumpet)

A finale for mixed voices. The SSAA setting is available from earthsongs.
Performed by the Arizona State University Schola Cantorum. 
Conducted by Kira Rugen. 
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Lay Earth's Burden Down (Women's Chorus)

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An environmentally-centric concert spiritual.
Performed by The Michigan State University Women's Chamber Ensemble.
Conducted by Sandra Snow with Sean Ivory, piano and Paul Caldwell, djembe.
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Lay Earth's Burden Down (Mixed Chorus, SATB)

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Lay Earth's Burden Down (Children's Chorus, SSA)

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Lay Earth's Burden Down (Two Part Children's Chorus)

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Many Faces, One Song (multiple choruses, SATB + Treble, piano and optional percussion)

Performed by University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Chamber Choir
Earl Rivers, Conductor
and the Cincinnati Children's Choir, Robyn Lana, Artistic Director
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Msilale Wanawake (SSA with piano and optional percussion)

A women's empowerment piece, inspired by a Kenyan proverb.
Performed by Harpeth Hall School.
Conducted by Nancy Turner.
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Read 'Em, John (SSA with piano and optional percussion)

A song from the South Carolina Sea Islands...with a hidden meaning.
Paul Caldwell conducting the Youth Choral Theater of Chicago with Sean Ivory, piano.
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Read 'Em, John (2 Part Treble with piano and optional percussion)

A song from the South Carolina Sea Islands...with a hidden meaning.
Paul Caldwell conducting the Youth Choral Theater of Chicago with Sean Ivory, piano.
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Run to Jesus for Refuge (SATB with piano and optional drumset)

A wild and crazy closer, less difficult than most.
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Song of Silent Voices (SA with violin and piano)

Voices silenced by genocide have much to say to us...if we listen.
Paul Caldwell conducting the Youth Choral Theater of Chicago.
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Soweto: June, 1976 (SATB divisi, tenor solo, piano and soprano sax)

A reflection on the Soweto Uprising, the event which changed South Africa forever.
Performed by the Grand Rapids Youth Symphony Chorus, conducted by Sean Ivory.
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Up on the Mountain Shouting (SSA with piano)

A closer in the style of Go Where I Send Thee.
Performed by the Sing A Mile High Children's Choral Festival 2010.
Conducted by Jena Dickey with Sean Ivory, piano, and Paul Caldwell, djembe.
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Up on the Mountain Shouting (SAB version)

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Witness (SSA and piano with optional percussion)

Dedicated to the children of Rwanda and Darfur.
Paul Caldwell conducting the Youth Choral Theater of Chicago with Sean Ivory, piano.

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