Works

Choral

Several of Sally McCune’s works are distributed by Hal Leonard Corporation and Lorenz Company. All other works are self-published.

SATB

Come “Round Right: A Folk Song Suite”

(arr. Sally Lamb McCune) SATB. Piccolo, Snare Drum, String Quartet or Piano (2013); arrangements of three timeless American folk songs can be performed as a set or as individual pieces: Simple Gifts; When Johnny Comes Marching Home; Get Off the Track. Historical notes included offer a solid beginning for further study.
Duration: ca. 10:00 (3:00, 4:45, 2:15)
Text: Brackett, Gilmore, Hutchinson

Common Be Our Prayer

SATB A Cappella (2010)
Duration: ca. 2:00
Text: Hindu Prayer from the Rig Veda

Crossing

SATB with Piano Accompaniment (2011)
Duration: ca. 3:00
Text: Philip Booth, Robert Louis Stevenson, African-American Spiritual

For Heroes Proved

SATB A Cappella (2011)
A Meditation on “America the Beautiful” by Samuel Ward (1882)
Duration: ca. 5:05
Text: Kathryn Lee Bates

The Heart of the Tree

for Chorus and Piano Accompaniment (2015)
(Optional Chorus and Band Accompaniment)
Duration: ca. 4:00

Listen Here

SATB A Cappella (2018)
Duration: ca. 2:20
Text: Langston Hughes

Oseh Shalom (Debbie Friedman, arr. McCune)

SATB with Piano and Clarinet (2013)
Duration: ca. 5:00
Text: Hebrew, Jewish liturgical prayer

SSAA

The Cricket Sang

SSAA with Piano Accompaniment (2018)
Duration: ca. 3:00
Text: Emily Dickinson

Discendi, Amor Santo

for Women’s Choir (SSAA) A Cappella (2012)
Duration: ca. 3:25
Text: Christina Rosetti, Bianco da Siena

Four Little Angels

for Women’s Choir (SSAA) with Marimba, Double Bass and Piano Accompaniment (2012)
Duration: ca. 3:00
Text: Shaker Hymn, African-American Spiritual

Go Dig My Grave

for Women’s Choir (SSAA) A Cappella (2012). Companion piece with “Jubilee” and “Where Do the Roads Go?”
Duration: ca. 3:10
Text: Anonymous

Jubilee

for Women’s Choir (SSAA) and Piano Accompaniment (2012). Companion piece with “Go Dig My Grave” and “Where Do the Roads Go?”
Duration: ca. 1:50
Text: Anonymous

Questions About Angels

for Women’s Choir (SSAA) with Marimba, Double Bass and Piano Accompaniment (2012)
Duration: ca. 7:30
Text: Lydia Hunt Sigourney, Emily Dickinson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The Sadness of the Sea

for Women’s Choir and Piano Accompaniment (2004)
Duration: ca. 9:10
Text: Lydia Hunt Sigourney, Emily Dickinson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Where Do the Roads Go?

for Women’s Choir (SSAA) and Piano Accompaniment. Companion piece with “Jubilee” and “Go Dig My Grave.” (2012)
Duration: ca. 4:20
Text: Louise McNeil