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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Jesus Comes the Mystery Proclaiming Jesus Comes the Mystery Proclaiming
John Carter - Augsburg Publishing

This 3-part anthem is well suited for the third Sunday of Advent, Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. The melody dances along throughout, and the text centers on images and themes of the prophecy's fulfillment:... view details

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Of the Fathers Love Of the Fathers Love
Barry Talley - Hal Leonard Corporation

Barry Talley has combined the traditional text with original music creating a reflective atmosphere, gradually unfolding into an expressive "alleluia" and building to a glorious high point before gently... 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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People Who Walk in Darkness People Who Walk in Darkness
David Angerman & Michael Barrett - Shawnee Press

Take a close look at this Latin-flavored original anthem that eagerly anticipates the coming of the Savior with gentle syncopation and a light jazz touch. Incorporating O Come, O Come, Emmanuel, this memorable... 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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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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King Shall Come, The King Shall Come, The
Robert Hobby - MorningStar Music Publishers

A useful and creative anthem for advent. The piece begins with four optional speaking parts taken from passages in the Bible that are frequently used during the Advent season. The hymn tune Consolation... 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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Redemption Is Drawing Nigh Redemption Is Drawing Nigh
John Purifoy - Shawnee Press

An early Shaker tune is a lively foundation to build an anthem on for the season of Advent. Taking the dance-like character of this well-known tune and developing it, the composer crafts a clarion call to... view details

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Light the Advent Candles Light the Advent Candles
Brad Nix - Shawnee Press

 Many churches use a theme song throughout the season of lights and this anthem is beautiful and useful. A wonderful teaching anthem, it embraces the symbolism of the wreath of light and helps build community... view details
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The King Shall Come The King Shall Come
John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

Perfect for the Advent season, John Brownlie's text tells of the coming of a great King. You will find Leavitt's setting of this Kentucky Harmony standard, both noble and triumphant, making this useful for a... view details
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Awaken and Prepare Us Awaken and Prepare Us
Mark Hayes - Lorenz Corporation

This flowing setting captures vivid Advent images and conveys them with charming elegance, filling the listener with the restless anticipation and prayerful patience that are essential to the Advent journey.... view details
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The Song of Mary The Song of Mary
Bob Burroughs - Hal Leonard Corporation

Based on Luke 1:46-48, here is a lovely choral setting of the Magnificat text. Full of warm harmonies and flowing lines, this will serve as a beautiful setting in your Advent or Christmas services.   ... view details
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Antiphonal Advent Carol Antiphonal Advent Carol
Lee Dengler - Jubilate Music

Joyful and creative, this new Advent offering features the option of utilizing a vocal quartet (or larger ensemble) to echo the full choir. Or, SATB choirs can perform the piece alone, if desired. Add the... view details

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Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus
arr. Mark Shepperd - MorningStar Music Publishers

The hymn tune JEFFERSON is the inspiration for this contemplative arrangement that gives voice to the longing anticipation for Christ's coming to save His people. Present this with organ alone, but consider... view details
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Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus
Timothy Shaw - Augsburg Publishing

With a new tune for a beloved text, this piece offers easy two-part mixed writing.  Harmonic variety in the piano accompaniment and contrasting vocal sections skillfully carry this well-known Advent text.... 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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Light of Hope Light of Hope (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 lighting of the candle.  As... 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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Baby Boy Baby Boy
Don Besig - Shawnee Press

The miracle of Christmas unfolds in beautiful, tuneful song in this gentle seasonal selection. Careful attention to detail in every measure ensures the success of your ensemble. The piano both supports and... 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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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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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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Advent Adoration Advent Adoration
Chuck Bridwell - Fred Bock Music

Chuck Bridwell incorporates three classic Advent songs into this medley: Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence; O Come, O Come, Emmanuel and Of the Father's Love Begotten.... view details
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My Soul Doth Magnify My Soul Doth Magnify (Magnificat)
John Purifoy - Shawnee Press

The beloved Magnificat is lovingly set with a deeply emotive, melody and warm harmony. Very accessible writing makes learning a joy and yet there is significance in the artful approach to the material.... view details
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Rejoice, All Ye Daughters Rejoice, All Ye Daughters
Joseph M. Martin - Shawnee Press

With cheerful abandon, this carol is filled with sparkling grace!  A new text especially for advent brings this well-known English carol into liturgical usage earlier in the season and connects Old Testament... view details
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In Hope We Wait, Emmanuel In Hope We Wait, Emmanuel
Douglas E. Wagner - Shawnee Press

There is an authentic Renaissance dance feel to this choral menagerie. Crafted for easy learning, there are many charming moments incorporating canon and call response elements in the vocal writing. This is an... view details
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Jesus Emmanuel Jesus Emmanuel
R. Kevin Boesiger - Lorenz Corporation

A gentle expression of adoration to the newborn Child, this anthem is the perfect consideration for your Christmas Eve service with its seamless integration of the timeless refrain "O come, let us adore... 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 to Us Emmanuel Come to Us Emmanuel
Ruth Elaine Schram - Lorenz Corporation

Ruth Elaine Schram pairs the chant-like O Come, O Come, Emmanuel with an expressive original melody to create this sensitive Advent anthem. Its flexible voicing makes this piece a versatile choice... view details

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On Jordan's Bank the Baptist's Cry On Jordan's Bank the Baptist's Cry
MONTEVERDI C / KLAMMER E - GIA Publications

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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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O Come O Come Emmanuel O Come O Come Emmanuel
David Ashley White - Paraclete Press

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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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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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