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Lullaby Lullaby
Daniel Elder - GIA Publications

This contemporary concert/festival piece is truly inspired, in music and text. "Away, where the sunlight is beaming through a deep, cloudless blue, and the treetops are gleaming with a fresh morning dew..."... view details

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MMedium
$2.35
SSA 
MMedium
$2.35
Omnia Sol Omnia Sol (Let Your Heart Be Staid)
Z. Randall Stroope - Heritage Music Press

This is simply too good not to consider for your choir. Omnia sol temperat, "the sun warms everything," comes from a verse of Latin found in "Carmina Burana." The composer's English text speaks to... view details

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Wanting Memories Wanting Memories
Yasaye M. Barnwell - Musical Source

"I am sitting here wanting memories to teach me to see the beauty in the world through my own eyes..." As recorded by Sweet Honey in the Rock, this extraordinary a cappella piece speaks to everyone of the... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$2.50
Good Night, Dear Heart Good Night, Dear Heart
Dan Forrest - Hinshaw Music, Inc.

This stunning piece is based on a simple poem by Robert Richardson, inscribed on the headstone of the daughter of Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), who died in her youth.  Appropriate for any memorial... view details

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MMedium
$2.15
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MMedium
$2.15
TTBB 
MMedium
$2.15
Inscription of Hope Inscription of Hope
Z. Randall Stroope - Heritage Music Press

A profoundly moving text, written on a cellar wall during the rise of Nazi Germany, joins with original music to create a deeply emotional expression of hope for all mankind.  With brief narration and the echo... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$2.10
Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
SSA 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
TTB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
P/A CD 
$26.95
Instrumental Parts 
$29.95
Song for the Unsung Hero Song for the Unsung Hero
Pamela & Joseph Martin - Shawnee Press

Of the compositions written in the aftermath of the attacks of 9/11, none is more compelling and deeply moving than this stunning tribute to all those who serve and protect. Joe Martin's rich melody is bathed... view details
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$2.50
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$2.50
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$2.50
TTBB 
$2.50
P/A CD 
$26.99
Orchestration CD-ROM
$60.00
Lord of the Small Lord of the Small
Dan Forrest - Beckenhorst Press

This tender hymn of praise reminds us that in the end we are all weak and broken and that the Heavenly Father deals lovingly and mercifully with all of His children.  Written in memory of little Erin Buenger,... view details
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$2.10
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$2.00
The Journey The Journey
Joseph M. Martin - Shawnee Press

Combining Simple Gifts and the Going Home theme from Dvorak's "New World" symphony in partner-song format, this is easy to perform with a minimum of rehearsal. A favorite with two-part... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$1.90
Two-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$1.90
Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$1.90
 
CD 
$39.99
Goin' Home Goin' Home
Paul Langford - Shawnee Press

Dvorak's famous Largo theme from his Symphony No. 9 "From the New World" is set to a beautiful, spiritual original text in this deeply moving piece. Simple, yet rich with vocal harmonies, piano... view details

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Grace Grace
arr. Mark Hayes - Beckenhorst Press

Mark Hayes is at his best in this setting, using the text of Amazing Grace with the early American melody O Waly, Waly. The inspired use of dynamics and key changes to support the marvelous... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$2.10
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$2.10
TTBB 
$2.10
Orchestration 
$80.00
A Lullaby A Lullaby
Ryan Murphy - Walton Music

The poetry of Eugene Field is captured beautifully in this original work. The words of the lullaby speak both to a child falling asleep and to a child who "does not hear his mother's song." The lilting... view details

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SATB 
MMedium
$2.65
Instrumental Parts Strings
$40.00
In Flanders Fields In Flanders Fields
arr. Roger Emerson - Hal Leonard Corporation

This setting of the famous World War I-era poem by John McCrae is remarkable in its simplicity and emotional impact. An excellent choice for any concert occasion, including Memorial Day and veteran's... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$2.10
SAB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
SSA 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
TTB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.90
P/A CD 
$26.99
Kyrie Kyrie (from "Memorial")
Rene Clausen - Shawnee Press

Breathtaking. Exquisite. This powerful prayer for peace and mercy is sheer beauty. Layers of sound, color and texture weave seamlessly into an intricate tapestry of devotion. From the larger work, "Memorial,"... view details
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Be Still Be Still
Mary McDonald - Beckenhorst Press

"Be still and know that I am God." This anthem of sonority and depth is a musical balm that covers the listener with exquisite vocal and harmonic colors at every measure.  It is a song of a loving God who... view details
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Jenny Jenny
Ryan Kerr & Nick Myers - Alfred Music Publishing

Fluid vocal lines and a sensitive text shine in this powerful, heartfelt recollection of a lost loved one. Perfectly capturing the essence of love that lives forever, it is at the same time both touching... view details

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Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep
Laura Farnell - Alliance Music Publications, Inc.

"...I am not there; I do not sleep.  I am the thousand winds that blow.  I am the diamond glints on snow..."  Profound in its simplicity, this ever-popular text speaks to everyone, and is treated with loving... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$2.00
SSA 
MEMedium Easy
$2.00
The Mansions of the Lord The Mansions of the Lord
arr. Benjamin Harlan & Ted Ricketts - Hal Leonard Corporation

Originally on the soundtrack from the motion picture We Were Soldiers, and performed at Ronald Reagan's funeral, this moving tribute to the members of the armed forces is as relevant as ever. "To fallen... view details
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$1.95
SAB 
$1.95
Two-Part 
$1.70
TTBB 
$1.95
P/A CD 
$22.95
Band Set & Score 
MEMedium Easy
$50.00
String Orchestra Parts
$30.00
Full Score 
MMedium
$5.00
O Nata Lux O Nata Lux
Tom Porter - Heritage Music Press

Fluid melodic lines depict the gentle birthing of light from light in this reverent setting of the classic Latin text.  Poignant harmonies support the interwoven countermelodies, creating layers of sound that... view details
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Clouds Clouds
Zach Sobiech/ed. Greg Gilpin - Alfred Music Publishing

After being given a year to live, 17-year-old Zach Sobiech wrote a powerful goodbye song that quickly gained international attention in the form of celebrity tribute videos and other high-profile covers.... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$2.00
SAB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.00
Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$2.00
P/A CD 
MEMedium Easy
$27.99
Cry No More Cry No More
Dan Forrest - Beckenhorst Press

"Love incarnate, hold your children till the storm in life has past." A contemplative hymn of reassurance, this choral offering is scored for SATB choir and piano. "Christ within us, Christ among us, Christ... view details
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$2.10
Et in Terra Pax Et in Terra Pax
Mary Lynn Lightfoot - Heritage Music Press

In this expressive setting of a traditional Latin text, sweeping melodic lines and rich harmonies lead to an ending of quiet splendor.  Mary Lynn composes some of the best music available for school choirs,... view details
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The Gate of Heaven The Gate of Heaven
Craig Courtney - Beckenhorst Press

This commissioned memorial work employs a poignant text fusing the Abrahamic covenant in Genesis 28 with the American spiritual Jacob's Ladder. The result is a vivid rendering of the journey to one's... view details
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MMedium
$2.10
Instrumental Parts Violin/Cello
$10.00
A Farewell A Farewell
Molly Ijames - Beckenhorst Press

This piece is more than a work for choir, it is an unforgettable experience!  In the poem by Lord Alfred Tennyson, he contemplates his own mortality, and in doing so gives us a picture of the eternal soul.... view details
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I Choose Love I Choose Love
Mark A. Miller - Choristers Guild

In the midst of pain, of war, of brokenness... we choose love. We choose community. What better way to share this message than through powerful song...  and that's exactly what you'll find in this... view details

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$2.25
Child of Song Child of Song
Kim Andre Arnesen - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

This gorgeous work, dedicated to the memory of Stephen Paulus, is a superb contribution to the repertoire for better a cappella choirs!

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MAMedium-Advanced
$1.95
Thy Little Ones Thy Little Ones
arr. Brian Edward Galante & J. Edmund Hughes - Walton Music

Written in memory of a young girl who lost her life to cancer, Thy Little Ones is a lovely tribute to all who find themselves in the midst of trouble. The PROSPECT hymn tune is celebrated with... view details

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MMedium
$2.30
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MMedium
$2.30
On Eagle's Wings On Eagle's Wings
Michael Joncas & Douglas Wagner - Hope Publishing Company

This popular song, based on Psalm 91, has become a standard in many churches. It is used for occasions such as weddings, anniversaries, funerals, or general worship. Doug Wagner has carefully crafted... view details
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Song for Athene Song for Athene
John Tavener - Chester Music

This was sung under the title Alleluia, May Flights Of Angels Sing Over Thee To Thy Rest at Princess Diana's funeral. Written for another person who died tragically in 1993, it is a fitting tribute for... view details
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$2.50
What God Ordains Is Always Good What God Ordains Is Always Good
Servus Gastorius/arr. Dan Forrest - Beckenhorst Press

The core of the Christian's trust is the steadfast knowledge of God's leading, even in the face of earthly tragedy. This song of faith is the believer's credo, that "Now I may know both joy and woe, someday... view details

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Rise Up and Call Her Blessed Rise Up and Call Her Blessed
Pepper Choplin - Lorenz Corporation

Inspired by the passage from Proverbs 31:28, this moving tribute to mothers is both melodic and heartfelt. A wonderful sentiment for worship on Mother's Day and equally touching for memorial services and times... view details
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$2.25
Elegy Elegy
Daniel Elder - GIA Publications

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$2.25
Hope Hope
Greg Gilpin & Pamela Stewart - Shawnee Press

This powerful and inspirational work sings of "hope" described through the phases of life, such as a newborn's cry, the laughter of children, the ashes of the fire of love that has died, the quiet comfort... view details

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Fly Away Home Fly Away Home
Pepper Choplin - Lorenz Corporation

Contemplative, heartwarming, and set in a simple folk-ballad style, Pepper Choplin explores the promise of eternal rest promised by Jesus to His followers: "O fly away home. Come and claim sweet heaven's... view details

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$2.10
Come Ye Disconsolate Come Ye Disconsolate
Terre Johnson - MorningStar Music Publishers

This hymn of consolation has been given an expressive treatment and a rhapsodic accompaniment. Based on the tune Consolator (CONSOLATION), it was written in memory of the students who perished when a tornado... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$1.70
SSA 
$1.85
TTBB 
$1.70
Well Done My Faithful Servant Well Done My Faithful Servant
Pepper Choplin - Lorenz Corporation

The scriptural basis for this anthem focuses on the stewardship of life. This anthem dramatically captures the essence of Jesus' parable of the talents. The emotionally-charged music resounds with the... view details
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$2.10
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$24.95
Orchestration 
$39.95
Reap What You Sow Reap What You Sow
Pepper Choplin - Lorenz Corporation

This tranquil original features a scripture from Galatians 6:7-9 which combines wonderfully with messages of stewardship or missions.  Set for a cappella choir, the piece opens with solo accompanied by choir... view details
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Pie Jesu Pie Jesu (from "Requiem," Op. 48)
Gabriel Faure/arr. Russell Robinson - Alfred Music Publishing

This esteemed classic has been recorded by world-famous soloists such as Kiri Te Kanawa and Rene Fleming. Now, choral groups can perform Faure's beautiful music with this well-crafted, smartly-edited... view details

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Dream Land Dream Land
Kevin A. Memley - Pavane Publishing

A poem by Christina Rossetti is the inspiration for this expressive piece for four-part voices and piano. "Where sunless rivers weep their waves into the deep, she sleeps a charmed sleep..." Appropriate for... view details

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MMedium
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Don't Forget Me Don't Forget Me
Ruth Morris Gray - Heritage Music Press

Lush harmonies, lyrical lines, and a sweeping melody all combine to create a choral setting that is as richly colored as its text - a beautiful romantic poem that Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen wrote for... view details
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Think On Me Think On Me
Ruth Morris Gray - Alfred Music Publishing

This sincere setting of Lady John Scott's timeless poem is a joy to sing and a delight to hear. Delicate suspensions and expert choral writing underscore the meaningful text. "When I no more behold thee,... view details

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Alive in Christ! Alive in Christ!
Cindy Berry - Shawnee Press

This beautiful ballad begins with unison voices and grows into richer 4-part-writing. The text focuses on the listener's need for Christ with words of assurance. Ranges are conservative and ensure success... view details

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My Shepherd Will Supply My Need My Shepherd Will Supply My Need
arr. Victor C. Johnson - Soundforth Music

Part of the beauty of the American hymn tune RESIGNATION is that it peacefully interprets the words of Psalm 23 in a convincing but unobtrusive way. Victor Johnson brings the message to new expressive levels... view details
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Resting Resting
Thomas Grassi - Crystal Sea Publications

The peace of Christ is available to every person in your congregation, and this significant anthem can help make it a reality. Thomas Grassi has adapted a classic hymn text, rich with meaning, and then created... view details
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$2.10
Accompaniment CD 
$29.95
Nearer My God to Thee Nearer My God to Thee
Lowell Mason/arr. Heather Sorenson - Hal Leonard Corporation

Heather Sorenson's contemporary look at this Lowell Mason hymn is fresh and relevant.  The traditional melody is enhanced with a newly-composed chorus, contemporary instrumentals, and a theme of... view details

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Whispering Hope, Wonderful Peace Whispering Hope, Wonderful Peace
Joel Raney - Shawnee Press

Two much-loved hymns from yesteryear, Whispering Hope and Wonderful Peace of Jesus, shine again in this sentimental tribute to the hope and peace we have in Jesus. For years these two songs of... view details
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