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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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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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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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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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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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My Soul Cries Out My Soul Cries Out
Rory Cooney/arr. Mark Hayes - Hope Publishing Company

Mark Hayes has captured the Irish flavor and flare of this ecumenical hymn with its rich scriptural text drawing from Luke 1: 46-55 useful anytime of the year, and a unique, appropriate selection for the... 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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Behold! He Comes Behold! He Comes
Mark Hill - Lorenz Corporation

Mark Hill crafts an anthem of gentle transcendence based upon a poem by noted theologian Richard Mant. Expressing a quiet yearning for the Messiah in its opening, the piece builds to a glorious conclusion.... view details

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Christ Be Our Light Christ Be Our Light
Bernadette Farrell/arr. Joel Raney - Hope Publishing Company

Designed to support the lighting of the Advent candles, this resource includes a choral opening followed by a call and response litany with piano background, then a text to be read with the lighting of the... view details
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Waiting for Bethlehem's Light Waiting for Bethlehem's Light
Dale Peterson - Lorenz Corporation

Waiting for hope, waiting for peace, waiting for joy and for God's perfect love. Pensive and inspiring, this piece underscores these four important Advent themes and is particularly appropriate for use... view details

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The Light of Christmas Morn The Light of Christmas Morn
Josh Bauder - Jubal House

Originally written for the University of St. Thomas' Christmas festival, this piece is at once reflective and majestic. Perform it with optional brass and percussion for added expressive... view details

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Lift Up Your Eyes Lift Up Your Eyes
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 lighting of the candle.... view details

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Prepare Ye the Way Prepare Ye the Way
Michael Barrett - Shawnee Press

New, original material by Michael Barrett has been arranged using the praise song Shout to the North. With a Celtic feel, this delightful pairing is both singable and fun. Perfect for ensembles of... view details

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O Come to Us, Emmanuel O Come to Us, Emmanuel
Joseph M. Martin - Hope Publishing Company

A perfect opener for your Advent programming. A compelling original tune leads to a middle section featuring a quote from the familiar Advent hymn tune Veni Emmanuel. To further enhance your... view details

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My Soul Glorifies the Lord My Soul Glorifies the Lord
David Foley - Hope Publishing Company

This original composition from Dave Foley is a gentle, contemplative setting of Mary's Magnificat from Luke 1:46-56, useful during Advent, Christmas, or general worship. The option for a female soloist at the... view details
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Bethlehem Promise, Bethlehem Joy Bethlehem Promise, Bethlehem Joy
Joseph M. Martin - Shawnee Press

Twirling like a Hebrew dance and leaping from the pages of prophecy, this celebratory combination of folk song and carol is a jovial shout of praise for Advent.  Unmistakable in its impact, the anthem sings... view details
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$60.00
With Open Hearts, We Are Waiting With Open Hearts, We Are Waiting
Pepper Choplin - Lorenz Corporation

"Emmanuel: our prayer is the same as the meaning of Your name. God be with us." With open hearts, we eagerly await our Emmanuel each Advent season. This original anthem is a lyrical and touching musical... view details
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The Angel Gabriel The Angel Gabriel
Sabine Baring-Gould & Joel Raney - Hope Publishing Company

Telling the story of the angel Gabriel's annunciation to Mary, this Advent setting from Joel Raney is filled with appeal and charm.  Along with the familiar carol, the addition of an uplifting new... view details

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Morning of Promise Morning of Promise
Joseph M. Martin - Hal Leonard Corporation

Based on Isaiah's prophecy of the coming King, this lilting and lively song will be a welcome addition to any Advent service. A Renaissance-styled orchestration is available to enhance the presentation. A... view details

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Come, Emmanuel, Come Come, Emmanuel, Come
Jay Rouse - Lorenz Corporation

Jay Rouse breathes fresh life into this beloved ancient text as he pairs it with the SCARBOROUGH FAIR melody. Lovely choral writing, a gorgeous flowing accompaniment, and a rich harmonic treatment ensure an... view details
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Gaudete! Gaudete! (O Rejoice!)
Sheldon Curry - Shawnee Press

Echoing cathedral music styles from the sixth century, this creative arrangement captivates singers and congregation alike. An early masterwork is thoughtfully presented in a new decorative form, complete with... view details
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Where the Promise Shines Where the Promise Shines (A Candle Lighting Ceremony for Advent)
Sylvia B. Dunstan & Bob Moore/arr. Joel Raney - Hope Publishing Company

This prayerful resource is designed to enhance Advent candle-lighting ceremonies, with variations for each of the five candles. The choral opening is followed by a litany of call and response underscored by... view details

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O Loving Father of the Stars O Loving Father of the Stars
Joseph M. Martin - Shawnee Press

A lovely melody is retooled for Advent in this lush treatment. The choir moves in sweeping parallel chords, creating a thick tapestry of sound. The hope for a Redeemer is at the heart of this piece, and the... view details

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Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence
Jay Rouse - PraiseGathering Music Group

With piano, voices, and optional cello accompaniment, this stunning offering for Advent is breathtaking and rhapsodic. Master arranger  Jay Rouse has put his signature touches on this accessible and... view details

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The World's Been a-Waitin' So Long The World's Been a-Waitin' So Long
Larry Shackley - Lorenz Corporation

"There will be joy when the Messiah comes. The world's been a-waitin' so long." Larry Shackley has created this joyous, energy-driven Advent anthem for a cappella choirs. It may also be performed with the... view details
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Veni Emmanuel Veni Emmanuel
Tom Fettke & Thomas Grassi - Lorenz Corporation

Great for worship this delightful setting of the beloved English carol Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day is paired with the traditional text "O Come, O Come, Emmanuel." A hint of the refrain from O... view details
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O Come, O Come, Emmanuel O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
Steve Dunn - Lorenz Corporation

Opening with a plaintive cry, this familiar Advent text takes on new insight in this fresh Celtic-style setting.  The text and original melody lend itself so well to this style, with its familiar melodies and... view details
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The King Is Coming Soon The King Is Coming Soon
Jon Paige - Shawnee Press

The joyful anticipation of Advent is captured in this useful choral. With a bright, classical sound, it is a welcome change from most Advent anthems. Easily learned, this energetic anthem will be a welcome... view details
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Prophets of Old Prophets of Old
Randy Vader - PraiseGathering Music Group

This stunning anthem for Advent will be both new and old. With text by Randy Vader, set to Coventry Carol, you will find a stirring arrangement, full of longing and anticipation. With... view details

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$69.99
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Come, Come, Emmanuel Come, Come, Emmanuel
arr. Joel Raney - Hope Publishing Company

Infused with rhythmic energy and set in 5/4 meter, this is a dynamic Advent setting based on the familiar VENI EMMANUEL. Choirs will enjoy the exuberance and drive that is created in this inventive... view details
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Waiting, Wandering, Wondering Waiting, Wandering, Wondering
Ruth Schram - Hope Publishing Company

ideal for the season of waiting, this haunting Advent anthem is for any combination of two-part voices. Using simple part writing, this piece is accessible to adult mixed or treble choirs who are... view details

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Prepare the Way, O Zion Prepare the Way, O Zion
Sheldon Curry - Alfred Music Publishing

A distinctly African feel breathes new life into this traditional Advent text: "Prepare the way, O Zion, your Christ is drawing near!"  Infectious rhythms and masterful layering of textures bring this... view details
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Come from Heaven Above Come from Heaven Above
Ruth Elaine Schram - Lorenz Corporation

Ruth Elaine Schram presents this energetic, syncopated original selection with dual texts, one each for Advent and Christmas. Call-and-response choral writing with dynamic contrast makes it both fun to sing... view details
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Our Hope Is in Emmanuel Our Hope Is in Emmanuel
Victor C Johnson - Lorenz Corporation

Victor Johnson brings us an original Advent carol that is full of reflective and melodic phrases that capture the hope, joy, and peace promised by the Savior's coming. Hints of VENI EMMANUEL and an optional... view details
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Hark! A Thrilling Voice is Sounding Hark! A Thrilling Voice is Sounding
W.A. Mozart/arr. Keith Christopher - Hal Leonard Corporation

An early Latin hymn text has been combined with a Mozart tune, and the result is this superb anthem for Advent. Present with piano, or use the optional flute obbligato or chamber orchestration for an added... view details

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Come To Us Come To Us
Heather Sorenson - Shawnee Press

With opportunities for a child or soprano soloist, this majestic Heather Sorenson original is a dramatic anthem for Advent, and includes a verse of the familiar carol Away in a Manger. Intricate... view details

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Daybreak Bonus Trax 2007 No. 1 Daybreak Bonus Trax 2007 No. 1
Various - Hal Leonard Corporation

Accompaniment tracks for the seasonal 2007 choral release from Hal Leonard Corporation. Titles include: Beneath the Star (Schram); Jesus, What a Wonderful Child (Dilworth); What You Gonna Call... view details
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Meant for Holy Scars Meant for Holy Scars
Jay Rouse, Rose Aspinall & Randy Vader - PraiseGathering Music Group

This gentle anthem for Advent not only foretells the price the tiny babe will pay for us, but also assures that he is Emmanuel, or "God with us." It includes a quote of O Come, O Come, Emmanuel and is... view details
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O Come To Set Us Free O Come To Set Us Free
arr. Mary McDonald - Lorenz Corporation

Mary McDonald has created this Christmas arrangement in an easy blues style with a light swing. It opens with roots in the gospel hymn Jesus Is My Lord, then uses parts of O Come, O Come,... view details

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Come, Emmanuel! Come, Emmanuel!
Pepper Choplin - Lorenz Corporation

A mysterious opening with optional narration begins this Advent message.  A quiet yearning is followed by increasing excitement for the coming of the Christ child as voices and accompaniment reflect a mood of... 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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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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We Are Singing, for the Lord Is Our Light We Are Singing, for the Lord Is Our Light
arr. Hal Hopson - Hope Publishing Company

This is just plain fun to sing! Arranged from a traditional Zulu song, this has the feel and rhythm you would expect. Primarily in English (one phrase of Zulu is used) and taken from Psalm 27: 1-4, the... view details
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Angels Are Making Their Rounds Angels Are Making Their Rounds
Pepper Choplin - Lorenz Corporation

In this original anthem from Pepper Choplin, the angelic appearances and reassurances to Zechariah, Mary, and Joseph are musically chronicled in a warm and easy folk-style, that is both endearing and... view details
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A Prelude to Advent A Prelude to Advent
Frederic Chopin/arr. Ruth Elaine Schram - Hal Leonard Corporation

One of Chopin's most profoundly engaging melodies forms the foundation of this fascinating Advent offering. The arranger creates a meaningful dialogue between a treasured carol and this masterful theme.... view details

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People Look East People Look East
arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

This Advent carol tells of the Lord's coming with excitement and anticipation. John Leavitt's artful setting for choir and piano or chamber orchestra is a gem that is sure to make you feel the wonder and... 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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Mercy Mercy
arr. Heather Sorenson - Hal Leonard Corporation

A contemporary ballad setting of the traditional O Sacred Head, Now Wounded with well-crafted choral parts that veer from tradition but return with pleas for mercy and forgiveness. Mezzo solo... view details

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