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CGA320 Bless the Lord, O My Soul
This jubilant SAB arrangement of Handel's BLESS THE LORD, O MY SOUL captures the joy and vigor common to Handel's writings. An excellent anthem to use with youth choirs as an introduction to Baroque m...
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CGA324 The House of the Lord The Parable of the Wise and Foolish Man
This interesting composition based on the parable of the Wise and the Foolish Man, from Matthew 7: 24-27 utilizes a flute obligato. It is a very contemporary style which should be most attractive to c...
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CGA329 Twelve Canons for Children's Choirs
The introduction printed with the canons tells most clearly the reasons for their creation and their intended uses. No choir should be without these canons as teaching aids, but also as performable mu...
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CGA331 Do You Know Who Made the Day
This simple but effective setting of the Genesis creation story, written for primary choirs, uses spoken parts with the choral response making it an extremely easy anthem to teach and memorize. Voici...
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CGA336 Alleluia
If you do not have a handbell choir to accompany this anthem, a keyboard instrument could be utilized. The single word 'Alleluia' constitutes the entire text (jokingly credited to Handel because of th...
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CGA341 Sing Merrily a Song
This is a vibrant, rhythmic Christmas number which will be equally usable as an anthem for worship or a Christmas concert. The addition of glockenspiel (or handbells), flute and whistling give an exce...
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CGA350 We Will Praise You
This anthem can be sung by children, junior highs, high school and/or adult choirs and would make an easy but effective festival number. The second stanza becomes a canon which is repeated in the thir...
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CGA352 Like the Murmur of the Dove's Song
This beautiful Pentecost text is enhanced by an expressive melody and a fine accompaniment which is scored for organ, but can be well executed on the piano. It could also be used by adult and youth ch...
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CGA355 I Never Touched a Rainbow
This moving and expressive anthem uses hand signs for the deaf to enhance not only the understanding of the text, but also to add another dimension to the composition. The obbligato part for flute or ...
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CGA361 Psalm 121
Unison setting of Psalm 121 to The Turtle Dove tune. A flute part can be optional. Composer: Austin C. Lovelace Scripture: Psalm 12 Season: Lent, Ordinary/General Lectionary: Year A - Lent - Secon...
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CGA362 Loving Shepherd of the Sheep
Walter Ehret has taken a 12th Century French folksong of great beauty and created a fine anthem for SA, or Two-Part Mixed Voices, that will be easily taught and loved. For more inclusive language, the...
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CGA363 One Lord, One Faith
Two part setting of Ephesians 4:4-6,11-12 accompanied by orff instruments and hand percussion. Voicing: 2-Part Composer: Marcelyn Smale Text: Marcelyn Smale
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CGA368 Run to the Stable
Another rhythmically exciting Christmas anthem from the new president of the C.G. Board of Directors. With his usual skill and original ideas, he has fashioned a piece of great charm, which will delig...
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CGA369 O God of Youth
Youth choirs will enjoy Allen Pote's lyrical setting of a timeless text by Carlton C. Buck. 'O God of youth, we come to you for leading, our minds to guide, our spirits to set free.' Voicing: SATB ...
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CGA371 Ev'ry Child
This charming piece incorporates a portion of the well-known 'O Come, Little Children' making it usable for such ocassions as Christmas, Baptism, Confirmation or general anthem. Voicing: For Youth (...
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CGA374 Concertato on 'Christ the Lord is Risen Today' Choral Full Score
With handbells, trumpet and organ, all choirs of all ages can be involved in this exciting setting of the well-known Easter hymn. Choral/Full Score: CGA374, Trumpet parts: CGA374B, Handbell part: CGAB...
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CGA374B Concertato on 'Christ the Lord is Risen Today' Trumpet Part
With handbells, trumpet and organ, all choirs of all ages can be involved in this exciting setting of the well-known Easter hymn. Published as part of 'Our Heritage of Hymns' Series, this brilliant an...
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CGA377 Jesus, Son of God Most High
This contemporary folk-idiom will be very attractive to youth and children. The piece is greatly enhanced by the addition of guitar to the piano accompaniment. The use of the optional two part descant...
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CGA378 Twas In the Moon of Wintertime
The beauty of the long melodic lines will be a wonderful tool for teaching phrasing and breath control. Though there are many Es in the tessitura, they appear on excellent open vowels which should mak...
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CGA381 Celebrate the Good News
The text and contemporary rhythmic style of this anthem make it an excellent youth anthem, with Sopranos and Altos on Voice Part I and Boys on Voice Part II. The anthem would also appeal to the elemen...
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CGA382 Love Is a Special Thing
This is an antiphonal song between children and mothers for such special events as Mother's Day, or a Mother and Daughter Banquet, etc. Voicing: Unison Composer: Janie Oliver Text: Janie Oliver ...
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CGA389 For Love Shall Be Our Song
Though originally conceived as a wedding song, for which it will find much use, the text of this anthem from Colossians 3: 12-15 has a universal appeal because of its message of love and peace. Its ti...
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CGA393 Now Join We to Praise the Creator
Another in the Helen Kemp Festival Series by one of the best known composers in our C. G. catalog. A Thanksgiving text which could also be used as a general anthem. The two-part writing, being canonic...
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CGA395 God Is Like a Rock
This anthem answers a child's question as to what God is like. Using a charming text and melody, Natalie Sleeth has created a work that will be most useful and meaningful in answering this question. N...
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CGA396 When God Makes a Promise
This anthem teaches the truth of God's faithfulness and constancy. Using familiar Biblical stories, the author reminds us that God can always be trusted to do what He promises. The slightly syncopated...
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CGA405 Songs of Praise, Once Earthbound, Rise
Written for the Centennial of the Founding of the Baptist Children's Homes of North Carolina, this festival-type anthem is designed for multiple choir use. It incorporates, along with original materia...
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CGA413 Saviour, Like a Shepherd Lead Us
The folk-like quality of this pentatonic melody begins this anthem, followed by a second melody by the composer, which combined to make a two part in the third stanza. If the choir learns the melodies...
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CGA415 Sing Alleluia
Revised and updated to now include an organ accompaniment with tambourine and hand drum plus optional Orff instruments. Voicing: Uniston treble voices with organ, tambourine and hand drum, and optiona...
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CGA418 Joseph and Mary to Bethlehem
Conceived as an anthem for the primary choir, this piece is attractive for older children. The many repeats of the rising major sixth interval of the opening phrase afford a good opportunity to find w...
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CGA419 I Will Love the Lord
Conceived as an anthem for the primary choir, this piece is attractive for older children. The many repeats of the rising major sixth interval of the opening phrase afford a good opportunity to find w...
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CGA420 Lift Up Your Heads
Equally effective with children or youth, this rhythmic, contemporary setting of the Palm Sunday or Advent text will be greatly enhanced if you can use synthesizers for the accompaniment. If you canno...
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CGA421 Hodie Christus Natus Est Unison 2-Part
The Latin text translated 'Today Christ Is Born' is used throughout to introduce the English text, making it a modern Macaronic Carol. The antiphonal setting makes this also possible as an anthem for ...
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CGA428 Christ is Risen Shout Hosanna
Though designated for voices and handbells, the accompaniment of this Easter anthem sounds fine with keyboard in the absence of handbells. This setting of Brian Wren's fine text captures the Easter jo...
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CGA429 Sing Joy
The hand claps, chimes, flute or other C instrument add to the festival quality of this anthem that is most appropriate for a festival program as well as Sunday worship. Voicing: Unison/2-Part with f...
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CGA440 Lord, I Lift My Soul to You
This beautiful Handel anthem will serve well for youth and adult choirs as a two-part mixed voice anthem, but would also be effective with children's voices singing the soprano/alto part and then men ...
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CGA444 God Is Our Hope
A story setting of Psalm 46 in a neo-Handelian style that demands two vocal parts throughout. A challenging piece, well worth the effort. Voicing: Two parts Composer: John Bertalot Text: John Bert...
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CGA446 Sing a Song of the Saints of God
This setting of the well known hymn used a counter-melody for the second verse with the familiar melody heard in the keyboard part. Both melodies are used together for the final verse. The entire anth...
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CGA449 Come to Us, Lord Jesus
The flexible use of this anthem for two antiphonal parts, and its use for Advent or Palm Sunday is a plus. It is brief enough to be used as an introit or processional. The four handbells used form an ...
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CGA451 Little Lamb, Who Made Thee?
General or Lenten unison anthem with optional handbells or C instrument part. Voicing: Unison with optional handbells/C instrument Composer: Hal H. Hopson Text: William Blake (1757-1827)
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CGA453 Praise the Lord Ye Heavens, Adore Him
This arrangement of a Stainer composition, expertly realized by Lovelace, shows the quality of Stainer's works that few know outside of his famous setting of 'God So Loved the World', and the cantata ...
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CGA457 Concertato on 'Thine Is the Glory'
This exciting work for Easter is part of our forthcoming new 'Heritage of Hymns, Series II'. A festival anthem that uses the resources of a multiple choir program to good advantage, the melodic and ha...
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CGA460 One Star
Optional handbell accompaniment (CGB548) also available. Voicing: Unison with Keyboard Accompaniment, optional flute Composer: Cheryl Jones Rogers Text: Cheryl Jones Rogers
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CGA464 Fum, Fum, Fum
The use of handbells and piano (or organ) with this familiar carol gives it a new dimension that will be appealing to performer and listener. Good articulation and crisp rhythms are in order for this ...
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CGA468 Holy Manger
The first stanza features a unison vocal line which would, of course, lend itself beautifully as a solo for this traditional, simple carol melody. The second stanza combines optional use of flute (or ...
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CGA471 The Love of God
With her consummate skill in putting biblical passages into poetic form with great clarity, Natalie Sleeth has wrote this anthem targeted for a youth or adult choir but would also be suitable as an an...
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CGA473 Carol of the Children
A beautifully simple, but effective blending of two standard carols. The spare, transparent accompaniment gently fortifies the unison melodies and offers brief strains of other traditional melodies. C...
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CGA474 Creator of the Stars of Night
John Ferguson's arrangement of this Sarum plainsong functions well as a processional or as an anthem. The flute is optional but appropriately supports the chant melody at the octave. The handbell scor...
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CGA476 The Children Shout Hosanna
A syncopated, rhythmically alive Palm Sunday anthem for two equal voices that works well for children or youth. Voicing: Two equal voices with keyboard accompaniments Composer: Hal H. Hopson Text...
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CGA477 Benediction
Horn and a sonorous keyboard accompaniment provide this Corinthians II benedictory text a wonderful atmosphere. By beginning with a unison statement of the text, then re-stating in SATB, the possibili...
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CGA478 Come, Let Us Sing
This delightful anthem for unison voices with keyboard is sure to be a favorite of young singers. The tune is bright and memorable, and the rhythmic vitality and syncopation add spark. There is an opt...
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CGA479 A Song of Promise
By combining a 'welcome' text (by Helen Kemp) with the Ephesians 4: 4-6 scripture, Robert Powell has accomplished a work with a myriad of possibilities: children and adults; solo and choir; choir and ...
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CGA482 Thank You, God
This piece by Austin Lovelace is written for unison voices with keyboard, and is appropriate for Thanksgiving or general use. This is one of the eight anthems written to correspond with Helen Kemp's b...
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CGA483 A Winter Night
In this one of the eight designated anthems included in the Helen Kemp's 'Of Primary Importance' (CGBK-50), John Erickson has masterfully set a memorable melody and text quickly achievable by children...
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CGA484 Follow the Star
Use of this anthem is detailed of 'Of Primary Importance' (CGBK-50). It is an inventive arrangement by Helen emphasizing the use of Latin American rhythm instruments in tandem with keyboard accompanim...
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CGA486 A Lenten Love Song
A descending minor melody movingly depicts the Gethsemane scene. The second stanza is followed by an effective tonality shift to the parallel major for the Ubi caritas text. Teaching suggestions aboun...
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CGA490 Hodie Christus Natus Est SATB
Written in a joyfully lilting 6/8 meter, this anthem has been a top seller and long time favorite of countless mixed voice choirs. The Latin text, 'Hodie Christus Natus est! Gloria in excelsis Deo!' c...
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CGA492 All Things Bright and Beautiful
This piece for SATB voices and keyboard takes into consideration the vocal ranges of the youth choir, although it will be of interest to adult choirs as well. The tenor part stays within a limited pit...
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CGA493 Song for Beginnings
By adapting several Psalm texts, Kevin Riehle has accomplished a joyous and striking unison anthem especially pertinent for baptismal services. The sprightly refrain enjoins with a descant for the fin...
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CGA497 Lambs to His Fold
Anthem with an Irish melody based on Luke 18:16 - "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these." Includes a part for flute and two octav...
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CGA498 Sing a Jubilant Song
This anthem for two-part voices with keyboard is appropriate for the Easter season or for general use. The text of this joyous anthem tells the story of Jesus' life on earth, beginning with the Christ...
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CGA504 Until We Rest in Thee
General anthem for combined choirs and optional congregation singing the hymn tune "Tuolan." Voicing: Unison/SATB with organ and optional congregation Composer: Sue Ellen Page Text: Cynthia A. Jarv...
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CGA505 People, Look East Choral Score
Tom Mitchell offers us an attractive arrangement of the hymn tune, 'Besancon', for SAB voices with piano and finger cymbals. This musical setting, together with the text by Eleanor Farjeon, will make ...
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CGA507 In a Tiny Manger
This Christmas anthem is written for SA voices with piano, optional flute and optional handbells (4 octaves). The melody is a traditional Brazilian lullaby; the text and arrangement are by David Stock...
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CGA508 With the Help of the Spirit of the Lord
This anthem for unison/two part voices with piano is mostly unison. The Voice II part has the Melody and the primary text, while the Voice I part sings a quiet, chant-like ostinato. An exellent choice...
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CGA511 Oh, Come, All You Children
From the pen of William Schoenfeld comes this Christmas anthem for unison voices with keyboard and optional handbells (2 octaves, 9 bells). The engaging tune by Schoenfeld is based on a well known tex...
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CGA512 Song of Celebration Unison
Song of Celebration' is a festive piece for unison voices (opt. div.) with flute, handbells (2 oct.), finger cymbals, drum and keyboard. The voicing of the piece is intended to be flexible. While it m...
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CGA514 Lift Every Voice
This exuberant anthem was written for two part voices, keyboard and optional four handbells. The bells are used only on the last page of music, and the bell part is very easy. The music by Mark Wilson...
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CGA515 Praise God
Let all of creation praise God! This anthem is well suited for any celebration that includes all of creation from wind and sea to cattle and beast. The addition of handbells helps to create a more c...
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CGA518 What a Friend/Lonesome Valley
As the title suggests, this anthem for two part mixed voices with piano and flute/synthesizer combines two well-known hymns. Voicing: Two-part mixed voices with piano and flute/synthesizer Composer...
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CGA519 Walk an Extra Mile
The teachings of Jesus are effectively conveyed through this anthem for unison voices with keyboard and hand drum. An optional introduction (in the same tempo) would lead directly into the anthem. V...
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CGA523 Christmas Wonder
Dr. Walter Pelz has given us a hauntingly beautiful Christmas anthem based on a fresh, new text by Del B. Anderson. Voicing: Unison Composer: Walter L. Pelz Text: Del B. Anderson
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CGA526 Once in Royal David's City
Bob Burroughs has given us a new setting of John Gauntlett's wonderful tune Irby. This arrangement is scored for unison voices with keyboard and optional handbells (2 octaves, 20 bells). The piece pro...
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CGA529 Lord, Bless My Growing
"Lord, bless my growing! I know Your word, unchanging Lord, you have promised me, Your child I'll always be." An anthem that invites the blessing of the Lord as we grow, but also as we remain childre...
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CGA530 Praise the Lord Service Music
These easy, short offerings of service music will provide a meaningful addition to worship. Some have optional parts for handbells. Consider various options of placement of choir(s) and instrumentalis...
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CGA531 Welcome, Dearest Jesus
Here is a charming setting of a traditional Dutch carol by Helen Kemp. The arrangement is written for unison voices with soprano and alto glockenspiels, alto metallophone (or handbells), finger cymbal...
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CGA532 The Last Supper
Reprinted from Share the Good News! He is Risen (CGCA500), this anthem recalls the final supper that Jesus shared with His disciples the night before His death. The E minor key creates a solemn mood o...
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CGA533 Tapestry
With the publication of 'Tapestry' we are pleased to welcome Harriet Ziegenhals into the Choristers Guild catalog. This delightful piece for unison voices with piano will be welcome addition to the re...
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CGA539 Prayer for Partnership
Tom Mitchell's 'Prayer for Partnership', for SAB or SATB voices and keyboard, is an attractive general anthem for youth or adult choirs. The words of Jane Parker Huber's text call us to live Christ's ...
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CGA54 Ride On Now, O King
Triumphant Palm Sunday anthem for children's choirs in triple meter and minor mode with the Helen Kemp flare. Optional descant, cello and finger cymbals part. Voicing: Unison with optional descant, c...
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CGA541 You Are God's Child
A new baptism anthem comes to us from the joint efforts of John Horman and Mary Nelson Keithahn. Voicing: Unison/2-Part with keyboard, optional SATB choir, and optional congregation Composer: John D...
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CGA545 A Christmas Introit and Processional From Darkness to Light
This piece is based on scriptural text and traditional carols, but Michael Jothen's creativity has added a sense of 'drama' which brings it all together in a new and meaningful way. Voicing: Unison ...
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CGA547 Morning Star
This Christmas/Epiphany anthem for combined choirs is based on the Moravian hymntune, 'Hagen'. John S.C. Kemp has given us a delightful arrangement for antiphonal unison and SATB choirs with keyboard,...
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CGA549 Sans Day Carol
This arrangement of the traditional 'Sans Day Carol' for two part treble voices is a delightful addition to the repertoire. While the accompaniment was intended for harp, it also works well of the pia...
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CGA552 This Is the Day
This joyous anthem for unison voices with keyboard and optional flute will have immediate appeal. The text incorporates Psalm 118: 24. Although optional, if a flute is available it will give added spa...
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CGA553 Come One, Come All, Come Follow
The antiphonal format of this anthem lends itself to use in a variety of ways. Part II always echoes what Part I has sung. Part II is ideal for a very young choir; Part I may be sung by a soloist, a s...
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CGA554 We Come With Joy
From the pen of John Erickson comes a new set of service music for young singers. The set contains a call to worship, a prayer response, and a benediction, all for unison voices with organ. These shor...
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CGA555 A Waiting Carol
Please note that the audio sample above was informally recorded in the Choristers Guild offices for melody/accompaniment demonstration purposes only. No actual demo recording or accompaniment track is...
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CGA556 While Angels Sing
While Angels Sing' is part of the 'Of Primary Importance, Volume II' anthem series. B. Wayne Bisbee has given us a delightful Christmas anthem based on a traditional Hispanic tune. Written for unison ...
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CGA559 My Song is Love Unknown
From the pen of Carolyn Jennings comes 'My Song Is Love Unknown', a sensitive unison anthem for the Lenten season. The piece is basically strophic, with slight variations in the last stanza. This anth...
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CGA560 The Whole Bright World Rejoices Now
This anthem is appropriate not only for Easter Day, but also for the other Sundays throughout the Easter Season. Although the flute and 5 handbells are considered optional, they add much to the piece....
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CGA563 Sing and Speak of God's Glory Hymns, Scriptures and Responses
A worship resource for the church year. This publication correspondes to Helen Kemp's book, Of Primary Importance. Voicing: Unison, 2-Part Composer: Helen Kemp Scripture: Psalm 33 and 121; Matthew...
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CGA564 Poor Wayfaring Stranger
Appropriate for youth or adult choirs, Bob Burroughs has given us a contemplative setting of the familiar traditional American tune. The expressive and haunting melody is effectively arranged for SATB...
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CGA565 Prayer
From the pen of Natalie Sleeth comes a fresh new setting of the Lord's Prayer (paraphrased) for unison/two part voices with keyboard and optional B-flat or C treble instrument. (A transposed B-flat in...
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CGA566 Christ the Lord is Risen Today
Carolyn Jennings has given us a delightful new arrangement of the familiar Easter hymn. 'Christ the Lord Is Risen Today!' (ORIENTUS PARTIBUS). The piece is scored for unison voices with flute, Orff in...
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CGA569 Rejoice and Sing Merrily
The voicing of this jubilant anthem by Robert J. Powell is very flexible. It may be sung by two or three part treble or mixed voices; the accompaniment is written for keyboard with optional C instrume...
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CGA570 A Litany for Advent
This lovely anthem combines the traditional English folk melody, 'O Waly Waly', with a meaningful new text by arranger Shirley W. McRae. The piece is written for unison/two part voices with soprano re...
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CGA572 Wade in the Water
This attractive setting of the traditional spiritual for unison voices offers optional body motions along with suggestions for using them effectively with the singing of the anthem. Voicing: Unison ...
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CGA573 Let All the World in Every Corner Sing Full Score
This festive general anthem by Jody W. Lindh is extremely flexible in voicing; it is scored for unison, two part or SATB voices with handbells (4 octaves) and keyboard. The choral score includes cues ...
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CGA574 Children's Praise
The accompaniment of this joyous anthem for unison/two part voices is extremely flexible. The three instrumental parts may be assigned to a variety of different instrument combinations depending on th...
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CGA576 There Once Was a Man and I Have a Secret
This set of two short companion pieces will be welcomed by directors of young choirs. 'I Have a Secret' is written for unison voices with glockenspiel (or bells) and piano. 'There Once Was a Man' is w...
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