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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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CGA578 Hear Me, O Lord
A contemplative text by Fr. Joseph E. Brown, S.J. is set to music by Fr. Bruce H. Forman. It provides the opportunity for congregational involvement; the piece is written for cantor/soloist, congregat...
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CGA579 Make Us To Be
An attractive anthem, useful as a benediction, enhanced with optional Flute and Orff instruments. Voicing: Unison with flute, orff instruments Composer: Betty A Ramseth Season: Epiphany, General
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CGA580 A Living Faith
John Shepherd has written both text and music for 'A Living Faith'. The anthem is a powerful musical setting of a text which centers on faith (based on several passages from scripture). Voicing: Unis...
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CGA581 With Mind and Spirit
Another wonderful anthem featuring collaboration with text-writer Mary M. Coulson. The text is based on Corinthians 14:15 Voicing: Unison/2-Part with optional handbells (3 octaves) or chimes Compose...
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CGA582 Jubilate
From the pen of composer Carolee Curtright comes 'Jubilate!', an anthem written for two part voices and keyboard. The composer suggests that any combination of voices can be used. With its memorable m...
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CGA583 Praise the Lord Who Reigns Above
For more than a decade, this outstanding anthem has remained one of Choristers Guild's all time best sellers. Perfect for children's choir festivals or any service of praise and celebration, this anth...
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CGA584 Sing and Rejoice
This joyful anthem for two part (treble or mixed) voices will be a welcome addition to the repertoire. The text combines an adaptation of Psalm 148 with original material by composer Tom Mitchell. The...
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CGA585 Be Thou Exalted
The music of John Goss (1800-1880) is arranged by Barbara Owen for SAB voices with organ in a new anthem for youth or adult choirs. Its text comes from Psalm 21. In rehearsing the piece, work for flow...
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CGA586 We Name You in Joy
Dorothy Christopherson's expressive anthem will be a meaningful addition to services of baptism. The piece is written for two part treble or mixed voices with flute and keyboard. The original text com...
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CGA587 Celebrate This Happy, Holy Day
Dolores Hruby has arranged the music of Henry Purcell as an anthem for unison voices with keyboard and optional C treble instrument. With its memorable tune and infectious joy, this anthem is one that...
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CGA588 Ride On, King Jesus
This tasteful and attractive arrangement by Joe Cox of the traditional African American Spiritual is written for unison/two part voices with soloist (or small group) and keyboard. Voicing: unison/tw...
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CGA589 Psalm 67
Mary Nelson Keithahn has paraphrased the text from Psalm 67. A unison choir version was earlier published as part of the Choristers Guild musical, 'Paul & Co.' This expanded anthem version is written ...
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CGA590 Zechariah's Song
Based on a fresh text by Carl P. Daw, Jr., this two part anthem with keyboard accompaniment contains slight differences between the Voice I and II parts. If desired, a C treble instrument may double t...
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CGA591 Psalm 24
An exciting, rhythmic anthem with 'youth appeal'. Although the voicing is SATB, the soprano/tenor and alto/bass are often doubling parts. The optional percussion instruments provide added interest. So...
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CGA592 Come, Lord Jesus, We are Waiting
With its focus on the coming of Christ at Christmas, this anthem may be used along with the suggested readings (included in the octavo) for an Advent Wreathe lighting ceremony. Suggestions are include...
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CGA593 All Good Gifts
This anthem was designed to have many performance options. It was originally written for children's choir with SATB choir joining on the refrains. The work can also stand alone for unison choir or SAT...
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CGA594 So Long Ago on Christmas Day
Composer Hal Hopson has given us a lilting new anthem based on a text by Carlton C. Buck. The piece is written for unison/two part voices with keyboard and optional handbells (3 bells, 2 octave range)...
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CGA596 Hosanna
Here is a festive youth choir anthem for SATB voices with keyboard, optional guitar, and optional bass. The singing of 'Hosanna' will be a stirring addition to worship on Palm Sunday. Optional suggest...
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CGA597 Maria Walks Amid the Thorn
David Cherwien brings us a haunting new setting of a medieval German carol. The arrangement is written for unison voices with organ. Composer: Medieval German carol Arranger: David M. Cherwien T...
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CGA598 A Child is Born Today Choral Full Score
This composition for SATB voices with 2 flutes and handbells (3 octaves) is effective either as a straight choral piece or as a processional in a worship or concert setting. Suggestions are given for ...
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CGA600 The Season to Sing
This anthem is sure to brighten up any worship service with calls of rejoicing and celebration in God's love. Voicing: Unison/two-part voices with keyboard and optional congregation Composer: Dale...
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CGA604 We Are Climbing Jacob's Ladder
From composer Joe Cox comes a fresh arrangement of the familiar African American Spiritual for union voices with piano. Voicing: Unison/Two-part with piano Arranger: Joe Cox Text: Traditional Afr...
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CGA605 Hail and Hosanna
This spirited anthem begins in unison, and later uses the melody as a three part canon. Voicing: 3-part treble cannon Composer: Alfred V. Fedak Text: James L. H. Brumm
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CGA606 Hosanna to the Son
Here is a happy and energetic Palm Sunday anthem for unison voices. The anthem works very well with voices and keyboard alone; if the optional handbells (3-4 octaves) are available, they will provide ...
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CGA607 Sing to God
This joyous anthem for two part treble voices will be a favorite to sing. The lyrical melody is combined with an accompaniment of piano, optional chimes or bells (2 octaves), and optional Orff instrum...
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CGA608 My Dancing Day
This engaging new setting of a traditional tune comes to us from David Cherwien. The text begins with Christ's birth, and continues on to tell the story of Jesus' death and resurrection. If desired, t...
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CGA609 How Lovely and Green Is the Earth
This piece presents a challenge to care for the earth. The octavo includes teaching ideas from composer Helen Kemp. Her suggestion of using recorded bird sounds to 'set the tone' for the piece can be ...
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CGA612 Lord, Make Me an Instrument of Thy Peace
From the pen of Jody W. Lindh comes a sensitive, expressive setting of the well-known words of St. Francis of Assisi for SATB voices and keyboard. The anthem serves as excellent teaching material for ...
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CGA613 An Easter Song of Praise
Here is an extremely flexible piece written for unison, 2 part (treble or mixed), or 3 or 4 part mixed voices with keyboard. As noted on page 2 of the publication, the anthem is successful with the me...
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CGA614 Your Trusting Child
Written for a primary-age choir, this unison anthem is appropriate for lower and/or upper elementary singers. Both music and text are within the grasp of the lower elementary child. The optional parts...
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CGA616 Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
The indication 'gentle swing' suggests the mood of this arrangement of the traditional spiritual, written for two part voices and piano. Useful in both church and school settings. Voicing: two-part ...
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CGA617 Tell Me the Stories of Jesus
This memorable anthem combines two familiar hymns. 'Tell Me the Stories of Jesus' and 'I Love to Tell the Story'. The arrangement is written for a soloist (or small group) and a unison (or two part) c...
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CGA619 Let Us Talents and Tongues Employ
An infectious Jamaican folk tune is the basis for this anthem arranged for two part mixed voices with keyboard. If used, the optional bongos will enhance the flavor of the piece. Voicing: Unison wit...
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CGA62 Come, Glad Hearts
It seems difficult to find good children's anthems by classic composers. This is one the children's choir will like, and it is easy. Use the instrumental accompaniment if possible, because it adds a c...
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CGA620 Make a Joyful Noise
'Make a Joyful Noise' combines a bright melody with a text adapted from Psalm 100. Most of the optional two part section is written in canon. If desired, an instrument may play the second part. Voici...
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CGA621 Open the Gates
Hal Hopson's setting of Psalm 24 has many possibilities for use. The congregation may join in singing the refrains, using the congregational page provided. If available, the three handbells will be a ...
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CGA622 Lift Up Your Voices
This set of four pieces is part of the We Sing the World Round series. The titles in the set are: "Come, Let Us Eat" (Liberia); "Many and Great, O God' (Dakota Indian); "The King of Glory Comes" (Isra...
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