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David Dickau

Dr. David Dickau is a choral conductor and composer residing in Mankato, Minnesota where he has served as Director of Choral Activities at Minnesota State University, Mankato since 1991. As a part of his duties, Dr. Dickau conducts the Concert Choir and Chamber Singers and teaches conducting and composition. He recently received the Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award from his university. 
 Dr. Dickau holds advanced degrees in Choral Music from Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) and the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA.) He has taught choral music on both the high school and college levels and has conducted community and church choirs. He also served for thirteen years as music director of Magnum Chorum, a Twin Cities-based chamber choir. 
                                                                                                                                                                                   David has been an active member of the American Choral Director's Association, serving as a national Repertoire and Standards Chair from 1987 to 1991. He has appeared as a clinician at ACDA national and regional conventions and has conducted several regional festivals. He also served a term as President of ACDA of Minnesota. Dr. Dickau has performed at four national ACDA conventions. His choirs have performed at regional conventions in Omaha and Minneapolis and at a national convention at Orchestra Hall in Chicago.
 
Dr. Dickau’s published compositions appear in a number of catalogues. He has filled commissions for choral festivals, colleges and universities, community choirs, churches, and schools. Significant commissions have included “Dresden Canticles” composed in honor of the rebuilding of the Frauenkirche in Dresden, Germany and “View from the Air” commissioned by the Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation in honor of the seventieth anniversary of Charles Lindbergh’s historic trans-Atlantic flight.

 

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Early One Morning
 

 Early One Morning 
Arranger: Mary Kay DeMaris 

Voicing: SATB 
Season: General  Released: January 2011  Difficulty: Medium
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   Mary Kay DeMaris is a high school choral director who understands her craft. Selected for the David Dickau Signature Series, this love song is a great high school concert opener. Opening with touches of counterpoint this English folk song soon breaks into song. The balance of accompaniment and a cappella moments make this a strogn teaching song as well.
 

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  P1405 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.10

 
Joy!
 

 Joy! 
Arranger: David Dickau  Author/Lyricist: Charles Wesley 

Voicing: 2-Part Mixed 
Season: Advent  Released: April 1991 
  

  P1013 - 2-Part Mixed  [buy now]
$2.10

 
Joy!
 

 Joy! 
Arranger: David Dickau  Author/Lyricist: Charles Wesley 

Voicing: SATB 
Season: Advent  Released: March 2001 
   Dr. David C. Dickau, professor of music at Mankato Sate University is greatly admired for his superb compositions and conducting work. He first arranged Handel's ''Joy to the World'' for 2 part voices, and now comes the SATB setting. Delightful energy, interesting rhythm and percussion make this a very fun selection for church or school.
 

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  P1183 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.10
  P9004 - BASS & HANDBELLS  [buy now]
$15.00

 
Love Came Down At Christmas
 

 Love Came Down At Christmas 
Composer: David C. Dickau  Author/Lyricist: Christina Rossetti 

Voicing: SATB 
Season: Christmas  Released: January 2013  Difficulty: Medium
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   Christina Rossetti wrote a wonderful text that has inspired many great composers to set her words to music. David Dickau is one of today?s most celebrated composers and he has brought new loveliness to this time-honored poem. High school, college and community choirs will enjoy the way he weaves his vocal parts so tastefully.
 

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  P1461 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.10

 
Nature
 

 Nature 
Composer: David Dickau  Author/Lyricist: Emily Dickinson 

Voicing: 2-PART 
Season: General  Released: March 2002 
   Emily Dickinson's craftsmanship of words deserves a musical setting at the same par, and Dr. Dickau succeeds. In gentle flowing lines from the flute and the piano, the words about nature's gentle spirit are caressed beautifully. In an easy ballad character, with simple syncopations, this piece was commissioned and premiered by Julie Aune and the Mankato Children's Choir.
 

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  P1198 - 2-PART  [buy now]
$1.70

 
Panis Angelicus
 

 Panis Angelicus 
Composer: Eric William Barnum  Author/Lyricist: Traditional Latin 

Voicing: SATB 
Season: General  Released: January 2007 
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   The ''bread of angels'' text has been set by many throughout the years, but Eric William Barnum is a burgeoning composer who brings a fresh sound worth hearing. The primary melody is immediately captivating, and his development equally satisfying. Churches, high schools and colleges will find this piece a delightful addition to their program.
 

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  P1303 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.35

 
Spring Carol
 

 Spring Carol 
Composer: David C. Dickau  Author/Lyricist: Robert Louis Stevenson 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2012  Difficulty: Medium
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   It starts with the text, a great one by Robert Lewis Stevenson, that celebrates life with song. Add to that the exquisite artistry of composer, David Dickau, and you have a sensational piece for high school and college choirs. One can feel the mist and smell the meadows of the landscape in Dickau's music, and the calm of contentment finishes song.
 

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  P1426 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.45

 
The Battle Of Jericho
 

 The Battle Of Jericho 
Arranger: David Dickau 

Voicing: SAB 
Season: General  Released: April 1997 
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   Creative writing for the accompaniment and the choir make this familiar Sunday School song a winner. Originally written for middle school use, it is excellent for choirs all the way through adult, church as well as school. The arranger, Dr. David Dickau, is music professor at Mankato State University in Minnesota. Also available in SATB - P1123 and 2-Part - P1124
 

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  P1112 - SAB  [buy now]
$2.35

 

 

 The Battle Of Jericho 
Arranger: David Dickau 

Voicing: SATB 
Season: General  Released: April 1999 
   The SAB edition was released in 1998 and instantly became the best-selling new anthem for Pavane Publishing. Dr. Dickau, of Mankato State University in Minnesota, wrote this arrangement for one of the festivals he is so often requested to conduct. Jazzy and interesting accompaniment moves this Sunday School favorite into a performance classic. Also available in SATB - P1123 and 2-Part - P1124
 

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  P1123 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.35

 
The Battle Of Jericho
 

 The Battle Of Jericho 
Arranger: David Dickau 

Voicing: 2-PART  Released: April 1999 
   The SAB edition was released in 1998 and instantly became the best-selling new anthem for Pavane Publishing. Dr. Dickau, of Mankato State University in Minnesota, wrote this arrangement for one of the festivals he is so often requested to conduct. Jazzy and interesting accompaniment moves this Sunday School favorite into a performance classic. Also available in SAB - P1112 and SATB - P1123
 

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  P1124 - 2-PART  [buy now]
$2.35

 
The Coolin
 

 The Coolin 
Composer: David C. Dickau  Author/Lyricist: James Stephens 

Voicing: SATB 
Season: General  Released: January 2015  Difficulty: Medium
Sample Sound File Listen
   The love poem by James Stephens begs for a beautiful melody and David Dickau has complied. Above his signature harmonies and tasteful dissonances, Dr. Dickau places a gorgeous tune, first presented by a solo baritone voice. Perfect for high school, college and community choirs. Medium difficulty.
 

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  P1512 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.10

 
The Road Not Taken
 

 The Road Not Taken 
Composer: David C. Dickau  Author/Lyricist: Robert Frost 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2013  Difficulty: Medium Easy
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   ?The Road Not Taken? is one of America?s favorite poems from Robert Frost, one of America?s favorite writers. Respected composer David Dickau has given a new tune to this classic text. The musical writing matches the text superbly and with the melodic and harmonic flavor which are hallmarks of Dickau?s compositional style. High school and college choirs will love this American classic. Also for TTBB, P1460.
 

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  P1459 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.35
  P1459D - SATB  [buy now]
$2.35

 
The Road Not Taken
 

 The Road Not Taken 
Composer: David C. Dickau  Author/Lyricist: Robert Frost 

Voicing: TTBB  Released: January 2013  Difficulty: Medium
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   ?The Road Not Taken? is one of America?s favorite poems from Robert Frost, one of America?s favorite writers. Respected composer David Dickau has given a new tune to this classic text. The musical writing matches the text superbly and with the melodic and harmonic flavor which are hallmarks of Dickau?s compositional style. High school and college choirs will love this American classic. Also for SATB, P1459.
 

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  P1460 - TTBB  [buy now]
$2.35
  P1460D - TTBB  [buy now]
$2.35

 
The Road Not Taken
 

 The Road Not Taken 
Composer: David C. Dickau  Author/Lyricist: Robert Frost 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2013  Difficulty: Medium Easy
Sample Sound File Listen
   ?The Road Not Taken? is one of America?s favorite poems from Robert Frost, one of America?s favorite writers. Respected composer David Dickau has given a new tune to this classic text. The musical writing matches the text superbly and with the melodic and harmonic flavor which are hallmarks of Dickau?s compositional style. High school and college choirs will love this American classic. Also for TTBB, P1460.
 

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  P1459D - SATB  [buy now]
$2.35

 
The Road Not Taken
 

 The Road Not Taken 
Composer: David C. Dickau  Author/Lyricist: Robert Frost 

Voicing: TTBB  Released: January 2013  Difficulty: Medium
Sample Sound File Listen
   ?The Road Not Taken? is one of America?s favorite poems from Robert Frost, one of America?s favorite writers. Respected composer David Dickau has given a new tune to this classic text. The musical writing matches the text superbly and with the melodic and harmonic flavor which are hallmarks of Dickau?s compositional style. High school and college choirs will love this American classic. Also for SATB, P1459.
 

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  P1460D - TTBB  [buy now]
$2.35

 
The Year's At The Spring
 

 The Year's At The Spring 
Composer: Eric Willam Barnum  Author/Lyricist: Robert Browning and William Shakespeare 

Voicing: SATB 
Season: General  Released: March 2004 
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   Respected composer and conductor Dr. David Dickau has selected this superb Eric Barnum 21st century madrigal for his series. An excellent spring concert piece for high school and above, this piece almost sings itself. The careful craftsmanship Mr. Barnum possesses is evident in this selection.
 

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  P1242 - SATB  [buy now]
$1.80

 
Two Patriotic Songs For Male Voices
 

 Two Patriotic Songs For Male Voices 
Composer: Nates/Ward/Scott Key/Smith  Arranger: David Dickau 

Voicing: TTBB 
Season: Patriotic  Released: March 2002 
   ''America, the Beautiful'' and ''The Star-Spangled Banner'' are two of our nation's most beloved patriotic songs. They have been excellently arranged for male voice choir by Dr. David Dickau. The a capella voice lines flow easily for each part, providing all the fervor you crave with just enough new material to bring a freshness to the entire performance.
 

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  P1199 - TTBB  [buy now]
$2.35

 
Ubi Caritas
 

 Ubi Caritas 
Composer: David Dickau 

Voicing: SATB 
Season: General  Released: March 2003 
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   Dr. Dickau's music has already become festival favorites, and this one follows right in step. Provided both in Latin and English versions, this classic text is given a fresh face in contemporary choral colors reminiscent of the 20th century madrigal style. Fitting for church or school.
 

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  P1230 - SATB  [buy now]
$1.60

 

 

 You Are The Rock 
Composer: David C. Dickau  Author/Lyricist: Jaroslav J. Vajda 

Voicing: SATB 
Season: General  Released: March 1990 
  

  P1004 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.10
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 Joy! 
Arranger: David Dickau  Author/Lyricist: Charles Wesley 

Voicing: BASS & HANDBELLS 
Season: Advent  Released: January 1991 
  

  P9004 - BASS & HANDBELLS  [buy now]
$15.00
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 Choral Questions And Answers Vol 1 
Composer: Dickau/Petker 

Voicing: Director 
Season: General  Released: January 1990 
  

  P5001 - Director  [buy now]
$10.95

 

 

 Choral Questions And Answers Vol 3 
Composer: Dickau/Petker 

Voicing: Director 
Season: General  Released: January 1992 
  

  P5003 - Director  [buy now]
$6.95

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