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Adult Advent Anthems for the Church Choir (122)
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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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O Come, O Come Emmanuel O Come, O Come Emmanuel
arr. Kile Smith - Concordia Publishing House

A setting for SATB choir and organ of three stanzas of the ancient hymn VENI EMMANUEL. This enthralling arrangement builds intensity from simply-accompanied single lines to a glorious four-part exultation... view details

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Prophets of Old Prophets of Old
Randy Vader - Praise Gathering 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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$1.89
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$24.99
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$49.99
Orchestration 
$79.99
Orchestration CD-ROM
$69.99
DVD Accompaniment
$64.99
Come, Love Divine Come, Love Divine
Larry Shackley - Lorenz Corporation

This vigorous anthem pairs a well-known text with an appropriately robust early American melody. Dynamic and spirited to the end, it is a welcome addition to the often subdued seasonal Advent... 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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A Gaelic Rose A Gaelic Rose
Mark Hayes - Lorenz Corporation

This awe-inspiring anthem exquisitely pairs the beloved SALLEY GARDENS melody with ancient translations of Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming. A charming flute obbligato and lyrical accompaniment enhance... view details

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How Shall We Sing Salvation's Song? How Shall We Sing Salvation's Song?
Joseph Martin & Susan Bentall Boersma - Lorenz Corporation

Joseph M. Martin and lyricist Susan Bentall Boersma combine forces to create this dramatic anthem that moves from a pensive, haunting opening into an ebullient paraphrase of Isaiah's prophetic words:... 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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Mary's Song Mary's Song
M. Roger Holland II - GIA Publications

A slow, gospel groove with an R&B feel complements this contemporary interpretation of the Annunciation. A series of multiple modulations builds the excitement and drives the piece to its climactic... view details

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A Star, A Song, A Sign A Star, A Song, A Sign
Brad Nix - Shawnee Press

This precious Advent piece for children's ensemble has an optional flute accompaniment. The text is lovely and fits so well with the children's voices. "Now people look East for a beautiful sign. The... view details

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Multi-Song Accomp. CD Vol. 75 #1
$44.99
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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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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The Night That Changed the World The Night That Changed the World
Michael Hurley - Shawnee Press

An awe-inspiring Christmas moment for choir, this song is written in an expressive conversational style that perfectly connects message with music. A strong hook reminds the listener of the miracle evening... view details

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Multi-Song Accomp. CD Vol. 75 #1
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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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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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Unto Us Unto Us
David Hamilton and Aaron Shust/arr. Joseph M. Martin - Hal Leonard Corporation

This blazing setting of a beloved scripture from Isaiah is from Aaron Shust's Christmas album. Featuring both neoclassical and contemporary elements, this anthem will work beautifully in both transitional... 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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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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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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Come, Emmanuel, Come Come, Emmanuel, Come
Cindy Berry - Alfred Music Publishing

Written specifically to be used on the four Sundays of Advent, this creative arrangement from the pen of Cindy Berry offers numerous options for these most sacred of Sundays. With verses written for each... 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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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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O Come, O Come Emmanuel O Come, O Come Emmanuel
Henry S. Coffin, John M. Neale/arr. Pamela M. Robertson - Hope Publishing Company

This familiar Advent text is paired here with the shape-note tune PISGAH, by Pamela Robertson. For SATB voices and piano, this joyful setting truly sparkles with the addition of the optional violin plus 4... 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 during... 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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O Come, Redeemer of the Earth O Come, Redeemer of the Earth
Brian L. Hanson - Choristers Guild

Another timeless anthem from composer Brian L. Hanson. Using a fourth-century text from Ambrose of Milan, this piece is exquisite from its delicate beginning to the powerful ending. Beautiful vocal lines... view details

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The Advent Gift The Advent Gift
Fred Bock & Betty Hager/arr. Joseph Martin - Fred Bock Music

This lovely song is taken from a children's musical by Fred Bock and Betty Hager. Joe Martin has revoiced it for SATB voices and added to the accompaniment to make it a beautiful Christmas anthem. Don't... 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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Prepare the Royal Highway Prepare the Royal Highway
arr. Timothy Shaw - Augsburg Publishing

This commonly sung carol comes from Sweden and Timothy Shaw's accessible setting is just the right choice for Advent services with your choir.  With a single tambourine supporting a cappella... view details

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O Come, O Come, Emmanuel O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
Thomas W. Jefferson - Augsburg Publishing

If you're looking for something tastefully different with a traditional Christmas carol, look no further than this jazz treatment on new music for a time-honored text. Using a variety of musical... view details

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Adam Lay Ybounden Adam Lay Ybounden
James H. Laster - Augsburg Publishing

This angular, rhythmic setting of the traditional Christmas text is joyful and richly harmonic. Appropriate for a service of Lessons and Carols or other Advent services, it offers a challenge to... view details

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Hark the Glad Sound! Hark the Glad Sound!
Timothy Shaw - Augsburg Publishing

Using the nineteenth-century American tune DUNLAP'S CREEK, Timothy Shaw has fashioned a four-part, a cappella anthem for Advent that is immediately engaging. The anthem builds from a hushed unison to a rich... view details

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God's Mother Be God's Mother Be
Matthew Culloton - MorningStar Music Publishers

With a carol text dating from the fifteenth century, this original work features lush choral writing over delicate accompaniment suited for piano, harp, or guitar. Appropriate for both worship... view details

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O Dayspring O Dayspring
Karen Marrolli - MorningStar Music Publishers

This original composition features a folksong-like melody for mixed voices that perfectly compliments a violin solo on the Christmas carol  O Come, O Come, Emmanuel.  The two musical... view details

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O Come O Come Emmanuel O Come O Come Emmanuel
arr. Richard A. Nichols - Jubal House

The opening strain of this familiar melody begins with plainsong and later moves into an accompanied section in 12/8 time. The piano takes a firm stance in the third verse, returning to the 12/8... view details

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Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence
Jay Rouse - Praise Gathering 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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Lo! In the Cold of Winter Deep Lo! In the Cold of Winter Deep
J.A. Lloyd/arr. Gordon Thornett - Shawnee Press

A stunning arrangement for piano and voices, and a beautiful traditional Advent offering, with text based on Isaiah 11. "Lo the righteous branch of David blossoms with holy fragrant flowers. Fairest of... 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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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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The Long Awaited The Long Awaited
Lee Dengler, Susan Dengler - Jubilate Music

Incorporating an early American hymn tune, COMMUNION, this uplifting Advent work captures the spirit of anticipation with a light classical touch. The rhythmic energy of the accompaniment is reflected in... view details

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Come Light of Christmas Come Light of Christmas
Cindy Ovokaitys / David S. Gaines - Shawnee Press

This beautiful alternative to a simple carol has a lovely text paired with a gorgeous piano accompaniment and tender cello obligato. With a mention of Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus, you will... view details

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Advent Trilogy Advent Trilogy
Faye Lopez - Shawnee Press

Three traditional carols are creatively crafted together in this lilting anthem from Faye Lopez: Haydn's Austrailian Hymn, Angels from the Realms of Glory, and Joy to the World. ... view details

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Behold a Day Is Coming Behold a Day Is Coming
Patti Drennan - Shawnee Press

The Advent text pairs with a majestic piano accompaniment to offer a wonderful alternative to traditional carols. If you are searching for something unique, this is a great choice. An exciting proclamation... 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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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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This is the Time to Be Joyful This is the Time to Be Joyful
Pepper Choplin - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here are two anthems in one! Pepper Choplin has written a text for Christ the King or general services, and alternate words for Advent. The bright, Baroque sound creates an air of excitement that will fill... view details

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Star of Heaven, Child of God Star of Heaven, Child of God
Diane Hannibal/arr. Brad Nix - Hal Leonard Corporation

Incorporating strains of Of the Father's Love Begotten, this song is a heartfelt plea for grace and peace. A beautiful melody and piano accompaniment support the singer's prayer for God's love to... 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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