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O Come, Emmanuel O Come, Emmanuel
Elaine Hagenberg - Beckenhorst Press

"Colorful" is the best word to describe this original setting of the traditional Advent text, scored for choir, piano and cello. Marked "mysterioso" in triple meter, it is such a creative interpretation -... view details

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The Yearning The Yearning
Craig Courtney - Lorenz Corporation

"There is a yearning in hearts weighed down by ancient grief and centuries of sorrow.  There is a yearning for the Lord who visited His own, and by His death for sin atoned, to bring to us salvation.... view details
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Of the Father's Love Of the Father's Love (A Candle Lighting Ceremony for Advent)
Joel Raney - Hope Publishing Company

Designed to support the lighting of the Advent candles, this includes a choral opening followed by a call-and-response litany with piano underscore, then a text to be read with the... view details

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E'en So, Lord Jesus, Quickly Come E'en So, Lord Jesus, Quickly Come
Paul Manz - MorningStar Music Publishers

Recently celebrating its 50th year in print, this breathtaking choral essay is simply one of the finest choices for Advent or general services with a text based on Revelations 22. Conceived for a... view details

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Climb to the Top of the Highest Mountain Climb to the Top of the Highest Mountain
Carolyn Jennings - Neil A Kjos Music Co

With the text adapted from Isaiah 40, this is a popular choice for adult choirs with a soloist or combined adult and children's choirs.           ... view details
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Emmanuel Emmanuel
Laura Story/arr. Heather Sorenson - Hal Leonard Corporation

A tender and compassionate lullaby to the newborn King who was born to be our "God with us." Culled from Laura Story's Christmas CD, this stunning arrangement by Heather Sorenson is both accessible and... view details

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Almost There Almost There
Amy Grant, Wes King and Michael W. Smith/arr. Heather Sorenson - Hal Leonard Corporation

This splendid anthem from Michael W. Smith's new Christmas album has all the makings of a holiday classic, capturing the deep emotion felt on the journey to Bethlehem. Smartly arranged for choir, the... view details

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Rise Up, Come On and Get Ready! Rise Up, Come On and Get Ready!
Pepper Choplin - Lorenz Corporation

Pepper Choplin highlights the joy, anticipation, and excitement of Advent in this spiritual-style a cappella anthem that encourages everyone to "rise up and get ready!" Vocal ranges are very accessible and... view details

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Lift Up Your Heads Lift Up Your Heads
arr. Larry Shackley - Lorenz Corporation

Flexibly voiced for two-part mixed or SATB voices, this lively anthem is a great addition to the Advent hymn-based repertoire. Larry Shackley's delightfully festive setting of PUER NOBIS is a quickly... view details

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The King Shall Come When Morning Dawns The King Shall Come When Morning Dawns
Charles McCartha - Hope Publishing Company

This tender Advent ballad is set to an early-American melody and infused with the imagery of morning light and the hope of Christ's coming. The easy-to-learn choral writing culminates with an original... view details

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An Invitation for Advent An Invitation for Advent
Ruth Elaine Schram & Douglas Nolan - Shawnee Press

Beckoning for Emmanuel to "come and set us free," this anthem of expectation combines original music and text with the beloved Advent hymn O Come, O Come Emmanuel. A stirring piano accompaniment... view details

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O Come, O Come, Emmanuel O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
arr. Alice Parker & Robert Shaw - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

One of the finest carol offerings of all time, this anthem is everything we expect from a Shaw/Parker arrangement. Perfect as a concert processional, sacred Advent selection, or holiday concert feature, this... view details
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Long Awaited One Long Awaited One
Nicole Elsey/arr. Douglas Nolan - Shawnee Press

Hope forms the foundation of the Advent text that moves us through the Child of promise, Child of mercy and Child of Heaven, each with increasing intensity until, floating like a prayer, the piece ends in... view details

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$1.90
Blessed Is the Lord Blessed Is the Lord (Benedictus)
Dan Forrest - Beckenhorst Press

Beginning with the angelic vision to Zacharias proclaiming the coming of the Christ child, this sweeping anthem builds in intensity as the message gains momentum and the time of the Incarnation approaches.... view details
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$80.00
In This Hour In This Hour
Heather Sorenson - Shawnee Press

This anthem is like an authentic journal entry for a walk of faith, with a rare fragile quality that brings the listener close. The choral writing is well matched to the subject, and the unison verses help... view details

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Visit Us, Emmanuel Visit Us, Emmanuel
Pepper Choplin - Lorenz Corporation

Pepper Choplin pairs lovely harmonic colors and accessible vocals with a gentle and mystical text in this original anthem. The flowing piano part and quote from O Come, O Come, Emmanuel add to the... view details

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Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming
arr. Jay Rouse - Lorenz Corporation

Jay Rouse cleverly combines two classic tunes, Lo, How a Rose and Of the Father's Love Begotten, in this lovely Advent/Christmas anthem. The optional orchestration by Ed Hogan adds an... view details

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Orchestration CD-ROM
$59.95
And the Glory of the Lord And the Glory of the Lord
G.F. Handel - G. Schirmer, Inc.

The G. Schirmer edition of the beloved chorus from "Messiah" is an important part of every choral library. ... view details
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Creation Will Be at Peace Creation Will Be at Peace
J. Paul Williams & Anna Laura Page - Alfred Music Publishing

An ardent prayer for world peace based upon the famous Advent prophecy in Isaiah 11:6-9, this compelling anthem features an unforgettable melody with a powerfully flowing accompaniment. It's certain to be... view details
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A Great Light A Great Light
Lloyd Larson - Hope Publishing Company

This Advent anthem, with a text based on Isaiah 9:2 and 6, is built around an original melody which then leads into Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus. It is easily learned with minimal rehearsal time.... view details

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Comfort, Comfort Ye My People Comfort, Comfort Ye My People
arr. Howard Helvey - Beckenhorst Press

Thoughtfully arranged for church and school settings, Comfort, Comfort Ye My People offers many teaching opportunities. This Howard Helvey arrangement provides a madrigal feel, mixed meter,... view details

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Advent Processional Advent Processional
Daniel Greig - Shawnee Press

An ideal introit for Advent services, this short and effective offering is written with a medieval feel. The minor key infuses the tune with the mystery and longing of the Advent message. The optional... view details

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Come to the Light Come to the Light
Joseph M. Martin - Hope Publishing Company

This Advent song is based on a lilting Celtic melody and asks everyone to gather near in the glow of the Light.  It makes reference to the advent candles of peace, love, hope and joy, with engaging... view details

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Come, Child of Light Come, Child of Light
Lloyd Larson - Jubilate Music

This contemplative anthem is designed for use during each of the four Sundays of Advent. With optional narration during and before each section, the anthem can be used for the lighting of the Advent wreath... view details

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Celtic Advent Carol Celtic Advent Carol
David Angerman & Michael Barrett - Shawnee Press

If you are looking for something fresh and unique to sing during the Advent season...don't miss this anthem!  Bursting with Celtic flair, the melody lines twist and turn and are as enjoyable for the... view details
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Oh Children, Come Oh Children, Come
Keith Getty and Kristyn Getty/arr. Joseph M. Martin - Shawnee Press

Rustic and primitive in its form, this call-and-response anthem from Keith and Kristyn Getty is powerful. This piece could include congregation, children's choir, soloists, or other creative combinations of... view details

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O Come, O Come Emmanuel O Come, O Come Emmanuel
arr. Jill Friedersdorf & Melissa Malvar-Keylock - Choristers Guild

This outstanding arrangement of VENI EMMANUEL is a must-have this Advent season! The piece depicts the yearning, anticipation, and hope of Advent through gorgeous part-writing and a masterful accompaniment.... view details

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Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning
arr. Lloyd Larson - Lorenz Corporation

This Lloyd Larson arrangement takes a fresh look at this great spiritual. Scored for piano, hand drum and acoustic bass, this arrangement includes text not often associated with the spiritual and makes it... view details

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Veni, Veni Emmanuel Veni, Veni Emmanuel
arr. John Englert - Carl Fischer LLC

Now available for men's or mixed voices a cappella, this chant-like setting presents the ancient Advent carol with simplicity and authenticity. In Latin throughout, it will transport your audience or... view details

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Gaelic Alleluia Gaelic Alleluia
Craig Courtney - Beckenhorst Press

The ancient hymn tune PUER NOBIS comes from Ireland, and this celebratory anthem takes the melody - and listener - back to its Irish roots!  With four-hand piano accompaniment and a tambourine for color, this... view details
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The Dawn Is Surely Coming The Dawn Is Surely Coming
Joseph M. Martin - Hal Leonard Corporation

A perfect choice for your Advent programming, this Joseph Martin original with text by his son Jonathan is rich in texture. With rhythmic energy in the accompaniment and exciting anticipation in the vocal... view details

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Song of Isaiah Song of Isaiah
Brad Nix - Jubilate Music

Based on scripture passages from the Biblical books of Isaiah and Revelation, this anthem builds from a hushed opening to a soaring climactic section, underscoring its powerful words. The piano part is... view details

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Gospel Magnificat Gospel Magnificat
Patti Drennan - Jubilate Music

Patti Drennan offers us this gospel style telling of Mary's story from the book of Luke.  A wonderful opportunity to feature a female soloist, backed by choir with a fun gospel style piano accompaniment.  This... view details
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Song of Mary Song of Mary
Rachmaninoff/arr. Faye Lopez & Patricia Mock - Lorenz Corporation

Faye Lopez and Patricia Mock skillfully combine words from Luke's Gospel with a well-loved Rachmaninoff melody to create a distinctive setting of the Magnificat. A soprano solo and optional violin obbligato... view details

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Advent Noel Advent Noel
Anna Laura Page and Jean Anne Shafferman - Lorenz Corporation

Ring in the season with this lively arrangement of the French carol Sing We Now of Christmas, including a hopeful, scripture-based text for Advent. Adapted from the cantata "A Garland of Carols,"... view details

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Advent Alleluia Advent Alleluia
arr. Keith Christopher - Hal Leonard Corporation

The famous Tschesnokov choral Salvation Is Created coupled with Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence creates a meditative and uplifting pairing for the Advent season. Choose to use voices and... view details

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Longing for Light We Wait in Darkness Longing for Light We Wait in Darkness
Bernadette Farrell/arr. Joel Raney - Hope Publishing Company

From Joel Raney, here is a new setting of Bernadette Farrell's popular hymn Christ, Be Our Light! offering hope, justice, and peace to a world that is "longing for light." This anthem is perfect... view details

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Canticle of the Turning Canticle of the Turning (My Soul Cries Out with a Joyful Shout)
arr. Anne Krentz Organ - Augsburg Publishing

Flexibility is key to the arrangement of this sturdy Irish tune. A children's or youth choir could sing the first verse, with the adult choir joining on the refrain. The assembly may be invited to join on... view details

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How Lovely Are the Messengers How Lovely Are the Messengers
Felix Mendelssohn - G. Schirmer, Inc.

 A beautiful selection for sacred or concert settings from Mendelssohn's St. Paul.  The accompaniment is equally stunning whether played on piano or organ. This is a lovely example of early-Romantic choral... view details
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O Come, O Come, Emmanuel O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
arr. Trevor Manor - Hinshaw Music, Inc.

This arrangement is stunning! Scored for SATB chorus, optional children's choir and congregation, with piano or optional flute, organ and brass quintet, it transforms the simple chant-like carol into a... view details

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Shout for Joy, Ye People! Shout for Joy, Ye People!
Victor C. Johnson - Hal Leonard Corporation

The prophetic scriptures of Isaiah provide inspiration for this festive message of celebration. Set to energizing music, this creative piece is a fresh choice for Advent. Solid part-writing gives each... view details

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Emmanuel, Expected Jesus Emmanuel, Expected Jesus
Ruth Elaine Schram - Lorenz Corporation

With ample unison passages to ensure quick preparation during a busy season, this creative presentation by Ruth Elaine Schram expresses a fervent plea for Christ's return. The optional cello accompaniment... view details

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We Wait We Wait
Ruth Elaine Schram - Lorenz Corporation

This unforgettable Advent anthem incorporates the traditional carol We Three Kings of Orient Are. Its lovely original text invokes fresh imagery, prompting us to consider that we all are waiting for... view details
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I Hear the Prophet Callin' I Hear the Prophet Callin'
Pepper Choplin - Lorenz Corporation

This mesmerizing original opens with the haunting call of the distant prophet, "Prepare the way of the Lord."  The choir responds as the voice of the faithful, "Make straight the way in the desert for... view details

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Is There Room in Your Heart for a King? Is There Room in Your Heart for a King?
Mark Hayes - Lorenz Corporation

Pamela Stewart's unforgettable text about the search for the birthplace of God's Son challenges all believers to prepare room in their hearts for the King. Mark Hayes magically conveys the heartfelt poetic... view details

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Prepare the Way of the Lord Prepare the Way of the Lord (Canticle for Advent)
Michael Larkin - MorningStar Music Publishers

A lyrical, flowing anthem appropriate for most any worship experience during Advent. Alternating between unison and divisi passages, this anthem is very accessible and will be easily learned by your choir.... view details

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Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence (Old French Carol)
arr. Gustav Holst - Galaxy Music Corporation

A beautifully sensitive arrangement, this chestnut of the choral repertoire is welcome in any concert or December worship service. ... view details
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Advent Introits and Benedictions Advent Introits and Benedictions
Anna Laura Page - Jubilate Music

A short collection of four, thoughtful, but easy to prepare Advent service pieces. Two in the collection have accessible handbell parts. A wonderful addition to your services during a most sacred time of the... view details
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