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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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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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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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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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$1.70
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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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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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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$2.15
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$3.50
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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$1.90
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$26.99
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$50.00
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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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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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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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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EEasy
$1.95
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$57.00
Christmas Is Coming Christmas Is Coming
arr. Joel Raney - Hope Publishing Company

Infectious and jazzy, with a dash of handbells (included) thrown in for good measure, this original piece will bring enjoyment to all who hear it! A verse of O Come, O Come, Emmanuel is blended in the... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$2.25
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MEMedium Easy
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MEMedium Easy
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$29.95
Instrumental Parts Rhythm
$26.95
Prepare the Way O Zion with Rejoice, Rejoice, O Christian Prepare the Way O Zion with Rejoice, Rejoice, O Christian
Kenneth Dake - MorningStar Music Publishers

An energetic instrumental opening with folk-like qualities introduces this setting of the traditional hymn. The choral parts are accessible and well-written. Two texts are provided, making this useable during... 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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$35.00
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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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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The Lord Did Send the Angel Gabriel The Lord Did Send the Angel Gabriel
Fred Gramann - E.C. Schirmer Music Co.

A gentle setting of Luke 1:26-38 as paraphrased by Fred Gramann. Appropriate for Advent as well as services of Lessons and Carols. The piece begins with a gentle solo that is followed by a cappella choral... view details

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Light a Candle for All to See Light a Candle for All to See
Lloyd Larson - Lorenz Corporation

This accessible anthem contains five verses, one for each Sunday in Advent and culminating on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. Optional scriptural narrations and repetitive, melodic choral parts combine to... 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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Antiphonal Processional Antiphonal Processional
Hal H. Hopson - Choristers Guild

Here's a grand processional with flexible options for use throughout the church year. Begin the year by using the Advent text; then bring the piece out again to celebrate Palm Sunday in festive procession,... view details

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$2.75
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$19.95
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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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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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
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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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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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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Veni Veni Emmanuel Veni Veni Emmanuel
John G. Morgan - Choristers Guild

This arrangement is a striking and seamless juxtaposition of two hymn tunes, VENI EMMANUEL and PICARDY. Unison lines grow into a poignant ending with optional divisi. The organ accompaniment is accessible... view details

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Mary Sings Her Lullaby Mary Sings Her Lullaby (Like Gentle Rain)
K. Lee Scott - MorningStar Music Publishers

A tender lullaby for the Christ Child, or a prayer of hope for the coming of the Messiah - both options can be realized with this lovely original anthem for two-part chorus. Accompanied with piano (harp) and... view details
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A Light Will Shine A Light Will Shine
Lloyd Larson - Lorenz Corporation

This energetic Advent anthem is based upon a famous passage from Isaiah: "The people who walk in darkness will see a great light." Opening with lively syncopation in the accompaniment and easy vocals, it... view details
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Now the Heavens Start to Whisper Now the Heavens Start to Whisper
Carlton Young - GIA Publications

This festive gathering hymn will enliven your congregation during the Advent season. It includes optional flute and tambourine parts. Bring a sense of joy to your Christmas anticipation. 

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Promise of Peace Promise of Peace
Mark Hayes - Lorenz Corporation

Inspired by the beloved nineteenth-century text "Watchman, Tell Us of the Night," this new composition is reflective, yet powerful.  The choir opens softly in unison before a full-textured, a cappella section.... 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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The People Who Walk in Darkness The People Who Walk in Darkness
Pepper Choplin - Lorenz Corporation

If you're searching for something different for Advent, take a close look at this superb a cappella original that supplements the voices with conga and small shaker. Lightly syncopated with repetitious... 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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The Lord Shall Come and Not Be Slow The Lord Shall Come and Not Be Slow
Zebulon M. Highben - Augsburg Publishing

This simple, lyrical offering for a cappella choir creates an atmosphere of quiet beauty.  With a thoughtful, rich text, this work encourages the listener to prepare for the coming of the Lord. ... view details
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Come Thou Long-Expected Jesus Come Thou Long-Expected Jesus
Nancy Raabe - Augsburg Publishing

Simple to prepare, this arrangement of the traditional Advent offering JEFFERSON has great charm, capturing a chant-like quality without being difficult.   ... 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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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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There Is No Rose There Is No Rose
Connor Koppin - MorningStar Music Publishers

A truly unique and deeply spiritual composition incorporating a much loved traditional English text. The effect of dissonance resolving into consonant chords creates a mysterious and calming effect. This piece... view details
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Abide with Us, Emmanuel Abide with Us, Emmanuel
Marty Haugen - GIA Publications

This Advent song incorporates five of the seven O Antiphons, prayers that have been prayed for over a thousand years as part of the Vespers service during the fourth week of Advent. These are... 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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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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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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A Time for Advent A Time for Advent
Stewart Harris - Shawnee Press

With just a mention of Lo How a Rose E'er Blooming in the introduction, this lovely Advent anthem is personal and worshipful. Written for two-part choir, this pleasant arrangement is easily... view details

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