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CGA1093 The Fruit of the Spirit
An unforgettable anthem based on John 15:5 and Galatians 5:22-23. Together the two passages highlight the fruits of the Spirit and encourage all believers to grow in Christ. The elegant setting is ver...
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CGA1094 Listening for the Call
Filled with energy and excitement, this dynamic anthem encourages all of us to follow the Lord and to use our gifts to make a difference in the lives of others. A driving piano accompaniment and an op...
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CGA1098 Lumen Christi
Based on Isaiah 9:2 and John 1:5-9, this anthem recounts the story of John the Baptist and his mission to proclaim Jesus Christ as the Light of the world. Text options within the anthem allow the piec...
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CGA110 Who Was the Man
This wonderfully descriptive anthem highlights significant experiences of Jesus' earthly life: calling the 12 disciples to follow him; healing the sick; crucifixion and resurrection. Ideal for use on ...
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CGA117 Stars Are for Those Who Lift Their Eyes
Poem by Melcena Burns Denny. The Thanksgiving poem has a beautiful thought about the constancy of the love and care of God: "If stormy clouds should hide the stars No fearful thought is mine. Far beyo...
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CGA118 Of Singing
The cover of this anthem has the entire text of Wm. Byrd's 'Reasons to learn to sing' from which composer Jane Marshall selected the anthem words. Matching the text to four different moods of the anci...
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CGA129 Jesus Christ Is Risen
This anthem of simplicity can be performed by very small choirs with limited rehearsal time. Due to repetition, the entire composition could be mastered in one rehearsal. Voicing: Unison/Two-part C...
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CGA130 Brethren, We Have Met to Worship
Brethren, We Have Met to Worship is an arrangement of an American folk hymn with a pentatonic melody; the text is by George Atkins. Although quite within the realm of Junior-age choirs, the words woul...
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CGA143 O Praise the Lord, Who Made All Beauty
Starting with text adapted from a French carol, Hopson has composed a work distinguished by a simple, beautiful melody at the beginning and the end, contrasted with a vigorous middle section which ris...
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CGA145 Blessing
The piece includes "Blessing II" on the back, which is a choral harmonization of the third verse for possible use as a benediction by choir and/or congregation. Voicing: Unison with piano and option...
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CGA150 Of the Father's Love Begotten
Beginning with three bells for the first stanza accompaniment, each successive stanza employs more pitches. The ringers and their director are encouraged to do a considerable amount of experimentation...
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CGA151 Boy-Child of Mary
A simple, but hauntingly beautiful piece, this is an arrangement of an African carol. The tune and text are from a collection called ""Hymns from Africa "" Voicing: Unison or SATB Composer: Melody ...
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CGA153 We Praise You for the Sun
This is a very happy little piece that should be especially useful for the younger primary choirs. Its melody should dance freely along, and its accompaniment should be light and bright. The text is o...
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CGA156 Like As a Father
An exciting arrangement of a well known bread and butter anthem. Voicing: 3 part canon for children's and adult choirs Scripture: Psalm 103:13 Composer: Luigi Cherubini (1760-1842) Arranger: A...
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CGA163 O Praise the Lord, Ye Children
This piece has a delightful melody with lots of lilt and buoyancy, making it very enjoyable to sing. After its opening unison stanza, the tune is cast first into a two-part canon, and then into a cano...
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CGA171 Everywhere I Go
First published more than three decades ago, this phenomenal anthem remains one of Choristers Guild's best selling pieces for children's choir. The jovial, effervescent melody beautifully highlights t...
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CGA172 God of Beauty
This piece uses a hauntingly beautiful Armenian melody with a text for children by Mary F. Edgar. Voicing: Unison with piano Composer: Armenian Carol Arranger: Austin C. Lovelace Text: Mary S. ...
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CGA174 Alleluia, O Come and Praise the Lord
This edition of the well-known duet from the Wedding Cantata, is scored for two-part choir, 2 instruments (violins, flutes or recorders), and keyboard (with optional doubling of the bass line by cello...
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CGA175 A Psalm of Praise
Whether celebrating a special occasion or the Great Easter Vigil, this song will lend to a beautiful sound of bringing God the Glory! Based on Psalm 19:1-4, the flute/c instrument will provide a soar...
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CGA179 The Good Shepherd
First, a choice of accompaniments is available: either piano or organ, or better still, handbells. The handbell part conveniently lists a recommended division of notes for eight ringers. The obbligato...
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CGA183 Blest Are They Whose Spirits Long
This work, taken from Handel's oratorio 'Israel in Egypt' was originally a duet for alto and tenor. It is transformed into a very effective two-part anthem for mixed voices requiring attention to good...
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CGA188 Three Wise Kings
Douglas E. Wagner is new to the Choristers Guild catalog. He is Director of Music at the Saint Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis, Indiana, and has music published with AMSI, Flammer, Somers...
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CGA191 Sing, O Sing
Carolee Curtright is Assistant Professor in Music Education at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln and is also a volunteer children's choir director at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Lincoln. Th...
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CGA193 Every Morning's Sun
This lilting piece for treble voices celebrates the wonders of creation and the God who made it all. An optional glockenspiel ostinato adds extra sparkle to this endearing anthem. Voicing: Unison/tw...
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CGA194 Winter Heavens Opened
This traditional Catalonian carol for unison voices offers variation in instrumentation. Great for small choirs or younger choirs to teach them rhythm reading, as well as engage the singers with music...
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CGA195 Consider the Lilies Unison
This work is a most beautiful paraphrase of the well-known passage from Matthew 6: 28-30. The melody is infectious in the beauty and should be sung in a lilting and graceful manner; the accompaniment,...
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CGA196 The Gift Most Treasured
This delightful anthem will prove useful for either Christmas season or for Epiphany, which, with recent alterations to the ecumenical liturgical calendar, is a longer season (and in need of more chor...
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CGA198 The King of Glory
Here we have a practical setting of the familiar hymn tune TRURO that combines children's and adult choirs. The text is based on Psalm 24 and is equally suitable for use during the Advent season or on...
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CGA202 We Will Sing for Joy
This long time best selling anthem is a gem in the treasure chest of Choristers Guild publications. The text, based on Psalm 105, is skillfully set to the haunting minor melody from Scarlatti's Sonata...
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CGA204 Sing a New Song to the Lord
Perfect for anniversary services or as an anthem of praise and thanksgiving for any occasion. Voicing: Unison with keyboard and optional handbells Composer: Hal H. Hopson Text: Hal H. Hopson S...
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CGA208 A Round of Praise
Douglas Wagner's A Round of Praise "" is based on a canon by Antonio Caldara. Caldara (1670-1738) lived in and around Venice Voicing: Unison/ Two-Part with keyboard Composer: Douglas E. Wagner Te...
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CGA209 Go Into the World
Go Into the World is the first SAB anthem that Natalie Sleeth has contributed to the Choristers Guild catalog. While SAB performance is the preferred voicing, the work has been written in a very flexi...
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CGA215 Wise Men From the East
Christmas anthem focusing on the star, the wisemen and the manger. Voicing: Unison/2-part, keyboard with optional flute and small percussion Composer: Robert J. Powell Text: Godfrey Thring (1873), ...
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CGA217 I'm Going to Sing
This 'spirited' spiritual was arranged by Dr. Anderson for a choir dedication service in which all choirs, primary through adult, formed a mass choir. The simplicity of the tune and the repetitiveness...
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CGA219 Psalm 57
Triple meter lilting unison setting of Psalm 57. Voicing: Unison Composer: Charles H. Webb Text: Carol Green
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CGA220 Then Will I Jehovah's Praise
A general anthem with excellent possibilities for teaching form and style, as well as a joyous piece in your choir's repertoire. (POD) Voicing: Unison Composer: George F. Handel (1685-1759) Arrange...
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CGA224 Make Me a Christian, Lord POD
This beautiful Chinese folk melody has been skillfully wedded to a text by Jody Lindh. The theme of the anthem, a prayer for personal growth, is in a sense a response to the phrase form the catechism ...
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CGA228 Carol of the Cuckoo
This unique anthem tells the Christmas story through the journey of a Cuckoo bird who travels to Bethlehem that first Christmas night. Delightful melody and interesting accompaniment make this piece a...
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CGA229 Rise Up, Singing Praise
The optional use of brass instruments and handbells is a bonus if you have these resources, yet without them the anthem stands alone with organ or piano accompaniment equally effective. Voicing: SATB...
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CGA234 Shepherds, Awake
Though written for flute and piano or handbell accompaniment, the piano part could easily be done with Orff instruments. If a flute is not available, it can be performed with piano alone for a good ef...
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CGA242 Prayer of St Francis
Outside of the Twenty-third Psalm, there is probably no text that is as meaningful to so many people as the beautiful prayer of St. Francis: Make me an instrument of Thy peace. "" Helen Litz has compo...
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CGA243 I Will at All Times Praise the Lord
This beautiful Handel composition includes the long Handelian melodies that provide an excellent opportunity for teaching line and breath control. Voicing: SATB Composer: George F. Handel Arrang...
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CGA261 The Heavens Declare Thy Glory
Based on an 18th century melody by William Selby, this unison anthem celebrates the glory of God's creation. Organ and 2 optional B flat trumpets strongly support the vocal part in addition to highlig...
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CGA267 On This Day
This triumphant anthem for unison or two-part children's choir with flute obligato (optional) is written with the rhythmic verve and energy that characterize much of Jothen's writing. It provides an e...
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CGA27 A Child's Prayer
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CGA272 Blessed Be My Lord
Any Choristers Guild member who has used some of Mr. Wagner's fine compositions in the CG catalog willwant to look this anthem over for possible use, for he has demonstrated again his fine gift for si...
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CGA273 O Come, O Come, Immanuel Sleeth Unison
Natalie Sleeth has written her own text on this Advent theme setting it to beautiful music that perfecly captures the mood and meaning of the words. The melody floats along within an excellent range f...
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CGA274 Christ Was Born on Christmas Day
Pat Messick has arranged this ancient Medieval tune to catch the spirit of those times. The simple modal melody is enhanced at each repetition by the simple addition of a percussion instrument. This i...
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CGA281 The Good Samaritan
This dramatic setting of the story Christ told about the Good Samaritan has been set by John Horman in a very interesting manner. First, all of the two-part writing is canonic. Secondly, the highly re...
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CGA295 O Sing Unto the Lord
This anthem is written with a most singable melody and rhythmic verve. Fine craftsmanship and an evangelistic message at the end make this a rousing anthem for general use. Voicing: Unison with keyb...
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CGA296 The Lion and the Lamb
Natalie Sleeth's charming 'The Lion and the Lamb' is the perfect piece for your choir. It is simple enough for small singers, has imagery that appeals to them and is flexibly composed so that with sma...
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CGA299 Easter Gloria
Austin Lovelace has found a unique Easter text to set to lilting, joyous Easter music. This text takes the refrain 'Glory in the Highest', heard by the shepherds at Jesus' birth, and relates it to the...
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CGA301 Hosanna
Ideal as a processional or call to worship for Palm Sunday, this anthem remains a gem in the Choristers Guild library. The easy-to-learn melody and repetitive text make the piece a perfect choice for ...
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CGA303 And I Will Praise Him
In his refreshing rhythmic style, Jothen has written a song of praise that will be well received by children and youth. Through the text might lead one to believe it is a paraphrase of the 150th Psalm...
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CGA306 The Midnight Carol
Easy three verse a cappella Christmas carol using three handbells and option for a two part ostinato. Voicing: 3-Part with handbells Composer: Traditional Polish Carol Arranger: Michael Pavon Text...
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CGA307 Carols with Orff Accompaniment
These three traditional carols are easy to sing, and come with varying accompaniment options. ""I Saw Three Ships"" can be performed with Bass Xylophone, Soprano Glockenspiel, Alto Xylophone, Alto M...
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CGA308 The Lost Sheep
This New Testament anthem tells the story of the 'The Lost Sheep'. Horman has told the story in his own words with a wistful quality that should be most appealing to children. The rich full harmonies ...
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CGA309 Welcome the Babe
Natalie Sleeth has written a very easily learned Christmas anthem for primary aged children. The many repetitions make for easy learning and memorization. She has written a text that progressively mov...
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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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