Choral Music published by Boosey&Hawkes

June 1, 2002

Boosey and Hawkes in New York have published a selection of choral music by Frode Fjellheim  in the series Choral Music Experience – presented by Doreen Rao.
The titles could be bought online at

All compositions are inspired by the Sámi tradition “yoik” (joik), but they require no special knowledge about Sámi language or Sámi musical tradition to be performed. Most are written for equal voices (SSA or SSAA), but some could be used in mixed choirs (see notes below).

Eatnemen Vuelie – Fairest Lord Jesus. The hymn “Fairest Lord Jesus” meets a Yoik called Eatnemen vuelie (song of the earth). The yoik is inspired by the Norewgian lyrics to this hymn: “Deilig er jorden”, meaning “The Earth is wonderfull”.Order from Boosey&Hawkes
Night Yoik – mixed choir or equal voices + piano/comp.Order from Boosey&Hawkes
Northern Lights – for SSAA + comp.Order from Boosey&Hawkes
Psalm – for equal voices and piano.Order from Boosey&Hawkes
South Sámi people – for mixed choir or equal voices.Order from Boosey&Hawkes
Two sámi people – for equal voices, tenor-sax and comp.Order from Boosey&Hawkes
Winters Night – for equal voices, soprano-sax and comp.Order from Boosey&Hawkes