Works by David Fawcett can be obtained from several publishers – Oxford University Press, Chichester Music Press, the Accessible Choral Library from Tim Knight Music, and David’s own publishing label, Chromata Music (which offers both printed and download options). International customers can also inspect and purchase certain Chromata Music publications through the US distributor, Swirly Music and via SheetMusicPlus.
Follow the links below to find out more, listen to recordings and order copies, or use the dropdown menu under ‘Compositions’ on the bar above.
- the 50 minute cantata, A sure refuge, for three soloists, chorus, strings, 3 horns, timpani and piano – commissioned with Arts Council England funding to mark the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower Pilgrims to New England
- the SATTB partsong, The Good-morrow – recorded by Apollo5 for their 2021 album, ‘Where all Roses go’
- the sacred cantata, Rosa mystica, for Soprano solo, children’s voices (or unison semichorus), mixed choir, chamber ensemble and piano.
- the partsong for 8-part choir, A garden inclosed is my spouse – the winning entry in a prestigious composition competition
- the partsong for SATB choir (with divisi), Two short hours with you
- the partsong for either SATB div or SMzATB, Hope on, dear Heart!
- The birthday of my life, for SATB choir and organ or piano
Liturgical music for the Eucharist, Mattins and Evensong
- the increasingly-popular Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in G for SATB and organ – widely performed in cathedrals in the UK, USA and Canada, and in other churches around the world
- a simpler setting of the Evensong canticles, the SATB/unison Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in F (The Ripon Service) – premiered in Ripon Cathedral
- The Gainsborough Responses, for use at Mattins and Evensong – used in several cathedrals in the UK
- the Mass of Reflection, a setting of the Holy Eucharist liturgy (with versions for Common Worship and the Episcopalian Church BCP 1979) for SATB choir and/or unison voices
Anthems and motets
- God be in my head, set flexibly for SATB, SA&Men, or two-part/unison voices & organ/piano – published by OUP in ‘The Oxford Book of Easy Flexible Anthems’
- the motet Ave Maria, for SATB divisi and organ
- the Communion motets, Ave verum corpus, O sacrum convivium and Panis angelicus, for unaccompanied SATB
- the Remembrance anthem, Before action, for SATB choir, soloists and organ – winner of the St Edmundsbury Cathedral Composition Competition
- the anthem, God is light, for SATB choir and organ
- the anthem, The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, for Soprano solo, SATB choir and organ
- a set of Three Anthems for SATB divisi and organ: Ponder my words, O Lord; My beloved spake; and Rise heart, thy Lord is risen
- the flexible unison/2-part & organ anthem, The Fellowship of the Holy Spirit
- the flexible unison/2-part/SA(T)B & organ anthem, Captains of the Saintly Band
- the unison devotional song, The Water of Life
- the unison / 2-part benediction, May the road rise up to meet you
- an acappella setting for SA(T)B of Binyon’s famous words for Remembrance: They shall grow not old
- an accompanied SATB anthem, suitable for use during Communion – A Grace of William Barnes
- the festive introit, Upon this festive day, for SATB choir and organ
Carols for Advent and Christmas
- the best-selling carol/motet, Hymn to the Virgin – available in versions for SATB a cappella and SA & organ
- When Love came to the world, a carol for SATB choir, Tenor (or Soprano) solo and piano.
- a set of Three Marian Carols for acappella SATB divisi: The Angel Gabriel, Hail Blessed Virgin Mary and Sweet was the song the Virgin sang (with Sop solo)
- the acappella SATB (with divisi) carol/motet, I sing of a maiden
- the acappella SATB carol, Sing Lullaby