In Veni Sancte Spiritus Frank Agsteribbe combines pure Gregorian chant with simple homophonic settings into a tasteful whole.
Vecchie letrose is a villanscha. Willaert wrote fifteen of these kind of songs. Vecchie letrose is still very popular. Since it is very short, it is usually sung several times in succession, sometimes interspersed with instrumental versions. The text is spoken/sung by a lover who makes fun of the envious old women, under whose care the girl in love is placed.
This mass has no exact composition date and originated somewhere between 1450 and 1480.
Jan Van der Roost's Rorate Coeli was first published in 2009. It's an excellent work of easy to moderate difficulty.
O Salutaris Hostia is a simple but very beautiful four-part work that appeared with the Koor&Stem magazine Stemband in September 2011.
Raymond Schroyens wrote a charming song on a text by the Scottish poet Robert Burns (1759 - 1796). The soft melody roams through all voices. Meanwhile, My love is widely known among choirs at home and abroad.
Matona mia cara is a warm-blooded, promising and somewhat flat soldier song. Sometimes it is wrongly thought that this is a Maria song, but in reality it is about a soldier trying to seduce a beautiful lady.
In 2016 Stijn Dierckx composed the suite Phenomenae Naturae for SATB and piano, where five natural phenomena are portrayed through texts of British and American authors. Luce Prima was written as an addition to and the beginning of Phenomenae Naturae. It portrays the sunrise and nature’s awakening.
Sing together share happiness! The World Choir Games in Flanders will attract hundreds of choirs from all over the world between 5 and 15 July 2020. An excellent opportunity for foreign choirs and their singers to get to know the excellent choral music from Flanders. One song will be heard everywhere in different settings (SAB, SATB, SSA, TBB, SS or in unison): Listen by Kurt Bikkembergs (° 1963).
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