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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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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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$2.10
Instrumental Parts Violin, Cello and Percussion
$17.50
Orchestration 
$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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$2.15
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$26.95
Orchestration 
$59.95
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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MMedium
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$16.99
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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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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Instrumental Parts Tambourine
$2.95
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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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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$2.50
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$26.99
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$35.00
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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$26.95
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$9.95
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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$24.95
Instrumental Parts Tambourine
$2.95
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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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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Two-Part Mixed 
$2.10
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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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$26.95
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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$2.25
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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$1.90
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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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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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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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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Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence
arr. Craig Courtney - Beckenhorst Press

The French hymn PICARDY is generally sung at Christmastime, yet the text places Christ into the context of history, and refers to his coming as the one who will eventually vanquish the "powers of hell."... view details
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$30.00
Instrumental Parts SATB
$30.00
Instrumental Parts TTBB
$30.00
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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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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An Advent Yearning An Advent Yearning
Michael Barrett - Shawnee Press

This Advent offering is alive with hopeful anticipation. A lightly rhythmic theme is decorated with flute and bright percussion which brings a uniqueness to the piece. Referencing the classic O, Come, O... view details

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Come, Abide with Us Come, Abide with Us
Franz Liszt/arr. Faye Lopez & Patricia Mock - Shawnee Press

The echoes of the romantic piano classic Un Sospiro usher in this hymn adaptation with tender emotion and elegant styling. The piece evolves organically, allowing for directors to focus on the... 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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Sing All Ye Nations Sing All Ye Nations
Daniel Meyer - GIA Publications

A slow unison beginning texture divides quickly into a joyous bursts. The choral writing effectively expresses the elation found in this declaration of the power of God's word. 

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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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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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Instrumental Parts Rhythm Section
$19.95
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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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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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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