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Funeral and Memorial Anthems for the Church Choir (60)
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Omnia Sol Omnia Sol (Let Your Heart Be Staid)
Z. Randall Stroope - Heritage Music Press

This composition by Z. Randall Stroope is simply too good not to consider for your mixed or treble choir. The composer's English text speaks to the human need to anchor words of love and commitment in the... view details
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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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$1.70
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MMedium
$1.70
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MMedium
$1.70
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
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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
$1.90
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MEMedium Easy
$1.90
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MEMedium Easy
$1.90
SSA 
MEMedium Easy
$1.90
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MEMedium Easy
$1.90
P/A CD 
$26.99
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
$1.95
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MEMedium Easy
$1.95
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MEMedium Easy
$1.95
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MEMedium Easy
$1.95
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MEMedium Easy
$1.95
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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$2.00
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$26.99
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$60.00
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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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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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
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$80.00
The Poet Sings The Poet Sings
Z. Randall Stroope - Heritage Music Press

"Stay the course, light a star, change the world wherever you are..." With a compelling text, based on a poem by Richard LeGallienne, and magnificent original music, this is truly inspiring! A brief narration... 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
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Homage Homage
Z. Randall Stroope - Heritage Music Press

Each of us is, in large part, the embodiment of the many experiences and people who have sculpted our lives. Our strength, wisdom, courage, and tears are all products of that unique blend of our associations... view details
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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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MEMedium Easy
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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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MEMedium Easy
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MEMedium Easy
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MEMedium Easy
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MEMedium Easy
$1.95
TTB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
P/A CD 
MEMedium Easy
$26.95
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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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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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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The Race is Run The Race is Run
Jay Althouse - Alfred Music Publishing

Remembering the 2013 Boston Marathon, this reverent tribute is an exceptional a cappella selection for concert groups. Throughout the brief ABA format, occasional dissonance resolves into lush choral... view details

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Elegy Elegy
Daniel Elder - GIA Publications

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$2.25
Where Could I Go from Your Spirit? Where Could I Go from Your Spirit?
Julie M. Wright/arr. Brad Nix - Shawnee Press

This stunning, tender anthem offers peace and comfort. With a melodic piano accompaniment and a text that is exquisite, this work speaks of the faithfulness of God. Included is a mention of the traditional... view details

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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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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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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
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MEMedium Easy
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MEMedium Easy
$2.00
P/A CD 
MEMedium Easy
$27.99
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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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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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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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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To Everything a Season To Everything a Season
Taylor Davis - Choristers Guild

The popular scripture passage in Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 has been set with delicate care by Taylor Davis, resulting in an anthem that will touch the hearts of both your singers and congregation. Interesting and... view details
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In the Sweet By and By In the Sweet By and By
Joseph P. Webster/arr. Howard Helvey - Beckenhorst Press

There is a prevailing sense of peace and quiet rest in this beautiful choral setting, with its rich harmonies and relaxed musical style. The beloved hymn is handled with utmost care, and the arrangement is... view details
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I Am With You I Am With You
Greg Habegger/arr. Molly Ijames - Soundforth Music

Days prior to an Indianapolis tragedy that took the lives of a young couple, leaving their baby an orphan, Chris Anderson wrote this text to remind listeners of God's provision. Greg Habegger wrote the tune... view details
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$2.15
We Walk By Faith We Walk By Faith
Mark Hill/arr. McDonald - Lorenz Corporation

Choirs and congregations will joyously respond to this anthem's powerful message of faith, memorable melody, and lush choral harmonies. The meaningful text is rooted in the face-to-face encounter that Jesus... view details
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We Shall Not Sleep We Shall Not Sleep
Laura Farnell - Alliance Music Publications, Inc.

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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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$2.05
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$24.95
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$39.95
Dwell in the Light Forevermore Dwell in the Light Forevermore
Lloyd Larson - Lorenz Corporation

Highly expressive music beautifully complements a moving text that speaks so vividly of the hope we have in eternity. "There will be no more night! No need for lamp or ray of sun, the Lamb will be the light!"... 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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$10.00
Hope Is a Hidden Star Hope Is a Hidden Star
Mark Patterson - Heritage Music Press

This sensitive, thoughtful and lyrical original features a text of assurance and encouragement for all ages.  Flowing melodic lines allow for beautiful phrasing;  the second part is designed to ensure success... view details
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Music I Heard Music I Heard
Vicki Tucker Courtney - Alfred Music Publishing

This song of remembrance celebrates a profound relationship and mourns its end. While the piece is not difficult to sing, groups that fully express the mature text and master the musical lines will achieve... view details

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Give to the Winds Your Fears Give to the Winds Your Fears
Joseph M. Martin - Shawnee Press

With a breathtaking cello obligato and a flowing piano accompaniment, this beautiful anthem speaks of comfort and reassurance. "To Him commit your griefs, your ways put in His hands; to His sure truth and... view details

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Finally Home Finally Home
David Lantz III - Beckenhorst Press

Reserve this lyric and accessible setting for those times in worship that call for introspection or renewal of God's promises about the eternal rest that awaits every believer. A source of comfort, hope and... view details
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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 and piano... view details

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MEMedium Easy
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MEMedium Easy
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Multi-Song Accomp. CD 
$44.99
O Vos Omnes O Vos Omnes
David C. Dickau - Walton Music

Written in respose to the shooting tragedy in Sandyhook, Connecticut, which took the lives of twenty young children and six adults, O Vos Omnes honors the incomparable sorrow of those victims and... 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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Beyond the River There Is Rest Beyond the River There Is Rest
Benjamin Wolaver, Robin Wolaver, Bill Wolaver & Annie Dupre - Lifeway Christian Resources

This song, made popular by the Annie Moses Band, is powerful and heartfelt, with authentic acoustic instrumentation. "Lay down your sword, the war is done. The fragile dust returns to dust. Oh wounded warrior... 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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I Would Be True I Would Be True
John Rutter - Hinshaw Music, Inc.

This text by Howard Walter was used at the funeral of Princess Diana. Expertly set for a cappella voices to the tune of Danny Boy, it is appropriate for any worship service or memorial occasion. "I would be... view details
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Listen to the Lambs Listen to the Lambs
arr. Howard Helvey - Beckenhorst Press

This arrangement of the traditional spiritual for SATB choir, piano and optional cello is haunting and beautiful. Appropriate for any time of year, it is particularly useful for moments of contemplation and... view details
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$2.95
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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MMedium
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$40.00
For Everything a Time For Everything a Time
Joseph Martin - Shawnee Press

One of the most treasured passages from the Bible is found in the book of Ecclesiastes. This profound chapter is set to a beloved folk tune that is then developed to support the various poetic images delivered... view details
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