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Funeral and Memorial Anthems for the Church Choir (71)
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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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$26.99
Orchestration CD-ROM
$60.00
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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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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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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$40.00
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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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
$27.99
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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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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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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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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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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$26.95
P/A CD 
$29.95
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Elegy Elegy
Daniel Elder - GIA Publications

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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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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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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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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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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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I Would Be True I Would Be True
John Rutter - Oxford University Press

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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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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Then We'll Sing Hosanna Then We'll Sing Hosanna
Mack Wilberg - Oxford University Press

This American Revivalist song features SATB voices, piano or harp, and clarinet obbligato. The lyrics "...one more river to cross and then we'll sing Hosanna" make this setting an appropriate choice for... view details
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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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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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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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Be Not Afraid Be Not Afraid
Lee Dengler - Shawnee Press

The words of Jesus are the inspiration for this moving anthem of assurance. Long melodic lines carry the message of hope as deep harmonies enrich the emotion of these treasured words. The optional violin... 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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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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Friend Pass Softly Friend Pass Softly
Matthew Emery - Galaxy Music Corporation

This work employs Canadian poet Marjorie Pickthall's An Epitaph, providing a poignant setting for use in memorial services or in concerts with themes of remembrance.

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God Always Works for Good God Always Works for Good
Randy Cox & Phillip Keveren - Jubilate Music

Romans 8:28 lays the foundation for this peaceful anthem for SATB voices, piano and optional flute.  "God always works for good for those who are called to his purpose."   ... view details
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My Dear Redeemer, Lord and King My Dear Redeemer, Lord and King
Robert Sterling - Hal Leonard Corporation

"When evening comes and I am old, when heav'n before me shines like gold, with mountains scaled and battles won, eternity will have just begun." Such beautiful sentiment is right at home with Lowell... view details
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There is a Light There is a Light
John A. Astin/arr. Mark Hayes - Holmes Street Publishing

This gentle, folk-like ballad speaks of hope, peace and guidance along the path of life. Even the wounds we experience in life bring healing as we are open to God's compassion and love. The piece is scored... 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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Good Night, Love Good Night, Love
Elaine Hagenberg - Hinshaw Music, Inc.

Award-winning composer Elaine Hagenberg has created an enchanting piece for mixed divisi chorus a cappella. The lyrical melodic material and lush harmonic language are inspired by the poem An Evening... 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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Peace, My Heart Peace, My Heart
Matthew Emery - Alfred Music Publishing

Award-winning Canadian composer Matthew Emery has crafted an eloquent choral reflection of the soul taking flight. Solid, fresh a cappella choral writing and a great text by Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore... view details

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Lead Me Home Lead Me Home
David Lantz III - Alfred Music Publishing

This expressive anthem, which incorporates the well known melody of Antonin Dvorak's "Largo" movement of the New World Symphony is appropriate for worship throughout the year as a general... view details
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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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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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$29.95