Welcome. I write music for professional and amateur choirs and make it freely available.

You can download free PDFs and listen to recordings on the Scores page.

I would love to hear from you if you’re going to perform or record them.

Choral works

Sweet Dreams Form a Shade
Christmas
SSATBarB
3:30 minutes
The Garden
Secular
SSAATTBarB
4 minutes
Bethlehem Down
Christmas
SSAATTBarB
2:45 minutes

Latest news

  • Composition Competition Win

    I’m delighted to announce that my setting of Ave Maris Stella has won the award for best composition for mixed choir in the prestigious Orfeó Català Composition Competition in Spain. 362 scores were assessed from 219 composers from 51 nationalities. The work will have it’s official premiere at the Festa de la Música Coral on…

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  • Tenebrae recordings

    In May 2022, Tenebrae privately recorded 14 of my compositions including Christmas, sacred and secular pieces. Plans are underway to make them more widely available but for now they can be accessed via the Choral Works page. Image Credit: Chris O’Donovan

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  • Recent performances

    The Joyful Company of Singers premiered my setting of William Blake’s lovely poem, Sweet Dreams Form a Shade at their Christmas Concert last December at St. Gabriel’s, Pimlico. And the exciting new ensemble, HEXAD, made up of recent graduates from the outstanding choirs at St. John’s, Cambridge and New and Magdalene Colleges, Oxford, and who…

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  • Recordings in 2022

    2022 saw a number of other recordings including 3 North American choirs: Schola Cantorum from Edmonton, Canada; award-winning Lux Choir of Washington DC; and the Utah State University Chamber Singers. Adam Lay’y Bounden was recorded by the Schola Cantorum of St. Joseph’s Basilica, Edmonton, Canada on their CD, Into Light. There is no Rose, by…

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Contact me

I’d love to hear from you if you are planning a performance, or would like to discuss a new work for your choir.

Please email me at jl@jonathanlanechoral.co.uk