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Adult Lenten Anthems for the Church Choir (24)
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Above All Above All
Lenny LeBlanc & Paul Baloche/arr. Hayes - Alfred Music Publishing

This exquisite choral adaptation of a classic contemporary tune by Lenny LeBlanc and Paul Baloche highlights the profound lyrics and the musical genius of Mark Hayes. Scored for SATB or SAB voices, it also... view details
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Ah, Holy Jesus Ah, Holy Jesus
arr. Craig Courtney - Lorenz Corporation

Few hymns throughout  history have had the impact during the Lenten season as this Johann Cruger hymn composed in 1640.  Craig Courtney's expressive palette includes a haunting piano accompaniment, an a... view details
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Behold the Lamb of God Behold the Lamb of God
Andrew Peterson & Laura Story/arr. Keith Christopher - Hal Leonard Corporation

From singer-songwriters Andrew Peterson and Laura Story comes this poignant ballad that will point both choir and congregation to the cross. With a lovely, singable melody and accessible harmonies, it... view details

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A Broken Heart A Broken Heart
David Lantz III - Alfred Music Publishing

God hears the prayer of a broken heart. This beautiful plaintive anthem paints a deeply moving musical picture of a prayer.  A prayer asking God to heal, restore and set us free when we are powerless to do... view details
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Call to Remembrance Call to Remembrance
Joseph Martin - Shawnee Press

The full emotion of the Last Supper is on display in this dramatic anthem. A featured solo theatrically portrays the voice of the Savior celebrating the Passover with his chosen disciples. Sonorous choral... view details
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The Carpenter The Carpenter
Joseph M. Martin - Shawnee Press

Set in three scenes from the life of Christ, this unique offering uses text as sacred metaphor, connecting the listener to Jesus as Carpenter, Healer and Redeemer. Based upon a folk song, the music moves from... view details
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A Communion Reflection A Communion Reflection (Were You There?)
Mark Clark - Shawnee Press

A graceful invitation to the Lord's table is presented in this outstanding choral piece for choirs of any size. Well-crafted vocal lines caress the traditional text ("Were you there...") while an elegant... view details
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Deep, Deep Love Deep, Deep Love
Herb Frombach & Lee Dengler - Shawnee Press

"Deeper than the nails driven into His hands is the love of a Father who gives His only Son."  This exceptional new offering is a stunning testimony of God's unfailing love and grace.  The melody rises softly... view details
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Echoes of Golgotha Echoes of Golgotha
Patti Drennan - Shawnee Press

Beautiful repertoire for Holy Week is represented in this stark yet telling setting of the crucifixion. A poignant violin line pairs with an expressive piano part to weave a worshipful moment of deep... view details
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Gethsemane Hymn Gethsemane Hymn
David Angerman - Shawnee Press

A heartrending expression of Christ's prayerful vigil in the Garden of Gethsemane. "What nameless horrors must he see to take this cup away from me, yet not my will but thine."  Replete with word painting,... view details
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Here Is Love, the Love of God Here Is Love, the Love of God
Joseph M. Martin - Shawnee Press

Two familiar and well loved, yet often overlooked, hymns comprise this tender and compassionate medley. With text culled directly from the hymnal, this beautifully orchestrated setting is not to be missed.... view details

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Hope of the World Hope of the World
Lloyd Larson - Alfred Music Publishing

What a tremendous anthem for the Lenten Season! Using the captivating melody, Wayfaring Stranger, and beautifully incorporating the African-American spiritual, Jesus Walked This Lonesome Valley,... view details
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Hymn to the Cross Hymn to the Cross
Keith Christopher - Hal Leonard Corporation

"Above the hills of time the cross is gleaming, Fair as the sun when night has turned to day."  This hymn of devotion was penned by a British clergyman in 1931 and set to the tune LONDONDERRY AIR.  Keith... view details
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I Want Jesus to Walk with Me I Want Jesus to Walk with Me
arr. Keith Christopher - Shawnee Press

This traditional spiritual is given an authentic "bluegrass" treatment. Skillfully crafted with stellar part writing and interesting vocal textures, this arrangement is a pleasant change of pace for Lenten... view details
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Jesus Paid It All Jesus Paid It All
Robert Sterling - Shawnee Press

There are sure to be some misty eyes in your congregation when they hear the lovely text of this exquisite anthem. The vocal parts are very singable and are supported by an expressive keyboard accompaniment.... view details
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Lamb of Glory Lamb of Glory
Steve Green/arr. Keith Christopher - Hal Leonard Corporation

This timeless song from Steve Green has been beautifully placed into a choral setting that is suitable for communion services during Holy Week. Keith Christopher quotes the refrain from the beloved hymn... view details
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Lament of the Cross Lament of the Cross
Joseph M. Martin - Shawnee Press

A moving choral lamentation for the crucified Christ is presented in this anthem for Good Friday. From the shadows of Golgotha, this poignant song weeps with emotion through expressive music and cries of... view details
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Lonesome Valley Lonesome Valley
arr. Brad Nix - Shawnee Press

One of the most original a cappella arrangements you will ever experience, this gem is rugged and emotional on many levels. Primal in its impact, it conveys the journey to the cross with a heavy heart.... view details
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Look to the Rose Look to the Rose
Joseph M. Martin - Shawnee Press

Absolutely beautiful music for the season of Lent, Joseph Martin's writing of the delicate rose creates a lovely symbolism for Christ's sacrifice for the world.  Accessible for choirs of all sizes. ... view details
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The Look The Look
Bob Kauflin - Hal Leonard Corporation

This penetrating anthem for Holy Week is based on a hymn by John Newton that describes Christ's countenance on the cross and the sinner observing there.  Feelings of guilt and shame are replaced by ones of... view details
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Mary, Mournful Mother Weeping Mary, Mournful Mother Weeping (Stabat Mater Dolorosa)
John Purifoy - Shawnee Press

The sorrow of the cross pours from the pages of this captivating piece paying homage to a Mother's love. Based on the ancient sacred text "Stabat Mater Dolorosa," the music provides an experience of loss, deep... view details
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Our Lord Endured the Cross Our Lord Endured the Cross
Lloyd Larson - Shawnee Press

With the first melodic notes delivered by lower voices, this thoughtful anthem shares the sacrifice of Christ with sensitive and emotive music. Lyrical strains carry the inspired words forward and rich... view details
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What Wondrous Love Is This What Wondrous Love Is This
Benjamin Harlan - Hal Leonard Corporation

This American folk hymn is as relevant today as when it was first introduced in the early 19th century.  Benjamin Harlan gives the hymn its due respect, allowing choir directors to present it simply with... view details
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When Darkness Reigns When Darkness Reigns
Pamela Stewart & David Lantz III - Shawnee Press

Profoundly moving poetry pours emotion into a bittersweet scene from Christ's anguish in Gethsemane and on Golgotha.  To experience the glory of Easter we must first embrace the shadows of Holy Week. This... view details
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