Merula Music

The following titles are available for purchase from Merula Music  on SMP (simply click on the title to go to the order page):

CHORAL MUSIC

Beatitudes for SATB (MM 1)

The teachings of Jesus from the Sermon on the Mount are sung in long, unfolding lines in a harmonically pure style.  Premiered by C4 Ensemble in New York, 1 December 2018.

Sing Lullaby for SATB (MM 12)

A poignant carol with a haunting melody for soprano soloist.

Noel: Verbum Caro Factum Est for SATB (MM 8)

An vibrant carol with a memorable rhythm and exciting play between voices, which has been performed to acclaim in the USA, the UK and Hungary.

Cantate Domino for SATB (MM 13) – new publication!

joyful setting of Cantate Domino (O sing unto the Lord a new song) with infectious rhythms and playful exchanges between the voices.  Suitable for concert and liturgical use.

For the Fallen for SATB with optional piano/organ accompaniment (MM 18) – new publication!

sombre setting of words taken from Laurence Binyon’s poem “Remembrance”.  It begins in dark, modal style and gradually moves to lighter, more hopeful tones.  Premiered by the Choir of Somerville College, Oxford on 8 November 2020.

CHAMBER MUSIC

Scènes des quatre saisons for piano solo (MM 19). 

A suite of accessible, yet contemporary, pieces for piano solo, which evoke scenes from each of the four seasons. These range from the first flowers of spring through the dragonflies of summer to the falling leaves and nostalgic songs of autumn and winter, respectively.

COMING SOON!

Jesu dulcis memoria for SATB with divisi (MM 17)

A communion motet with elements of Baroque style and contemporary choral clusters.

In Paradisum for SATB (MM 20)

memorial motet based on the plainchant with shimmering harmonies.

Spiders! for Violin and Viola (MM 21)

creepy-crawly duo for violin and viola using the octotonic scale.

 

LIMITED PUBLICATIONS

The following titles may be purchased by application to me (tamsin AT tamsinjones.co.uk):

The Good-Morrow for violin, baritone and keyboard continuo (MM 3)

Be Merry! for SATB (with divisi) and organ (MM 5)

Newtons Blessing for SATB and organ (MM 6)

 

About Merula Music

Merula is Latin for “blackbird”. I love the sweet and jaunty singing of this humble bird, and I think it’s the perfect brand for my music.