The familiar text from Philippians 4, "Rejoice in the Lord always, and again I say rejoice,"" practically jumps off the page in this exhilarating gospel anthem for any choir of mixed voices! A gutsy, energetic solo featured throughout the anthem combines with the rapturous choral and piano parts to create a powerhouse of spiritual and musical inspiration. The optional bass part makes the anthem especially attractive for youth choirs that include maturing male voices. Sound file: ms. 1-62
Voicing: SAT(B) with piano
Composer: James Brighton
Scripture: Philippians 4
Lectionary: Year A - Proper 23 ; Year C - Advent 3; Year C - Thanksgiving.
This short, festive anthem is based on a cantata for two voices and continuo. The text is adapted from Psalm 34:3. The anthem makes an appropriate call to worship as well as a 'formal' anthem. The org...
This setting of Philippians 4:4-6 is a wonderful way to begin the choir season for primary choirs. The anthem is easy to sing and learn and it has a rhythmic lilt that children will enjoy.