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Good Friday Anthems for Worship (29)
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O Sacred Head, Now Wounded O Sacred Head, Now Wounded
arr. Joel Raney - Hope Publishing Company

The PASSION CHORALE is perhaps the best-known hymn setting which is synonymous with Holy Week and the journey to the cross. This emotion-filled rendition builds with intensity through a dramatic piano... view details

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They Took My Lord Away They Took My Lord Away
Diane Hannibal/arr. Douglas Nolan - Shawnee Press

This mournful anthem brings into focus the moments immediately following the crucifixion. Like a dirge, this somber song allows us to grieve along with the faithful who witnessed Christ's death on the... view details

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She Stood in Silent Love She Stood in Silent Love
Patti Drennan - Shawnee Press

A very singular perspective is presented in the text of this emotional anthem for Good Friday. The tears of Mary are used to express not only a mother's pain and loss, but the deep sorrow of us all as we... view details

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There Was No One There There Was No One There
Barry Talley - Shawnee Press

Singers and listeners are taken on a journey from Gethsemane to Golgotha and the words, "Father, forgive them." The men have significant responsibility for carrying the message of the initial verse.... view details

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Beautiful the Teardrops Beautiful the Teardrops
Brian Buda - Hal Leonard Corporation

A haunting and luscious melody passing between the treble and bass voices opens this marvelous a cappella work. The choral sections are equally beautiful. You will definitely want to use the uilleann pipes... view details

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Mercy Mercy
arr. Heather Sorenson - Hal Leonard Corporation

A contemporary ballad setting of the traditional O Sacred Head, Now Wounded with well-crafted choral parts that veer from tradition but return with pleas for mercy and forgiveness. Mezzo solo... view details

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The One Who Bears My Shame The One Who Bears My Shame
Joshua Metzger - Hal Leonard Corporation

Thoughtfully rendered, this new devotional anthem is a personal statement of faith as well as a beautiful piece of music. Simple yet highly expressive melodic lines rise and fall like a prayer gently... view details

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O Sacred, Wondrous Love O Sacred, Wondrous Love
arr. Heather Sorenson - Shawnee Press

Now available for SAB and SSA choirs, this anthem creatively combines two beloved hymns and represents a touching tribute to the Savior's redeeming work on the cross. The scene is set with the haunting... view details

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Lamb Lamb
Richard Donn - Shawnee Press

Clearly one of the most creative and artful settings of this iconic hymn penned to date! A haunting solo cello weaves its way through the texture of the sensitive vocal writing, which is affirmed with new... view details

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The Lamb Is Crucified The Lamb Is Crucified
Michael E. Showalter - Shawnee Press

Pristine in its approach, this beautifully articulated anthem for Holy Week is worshipful and emotive. The minor theme rises and falls like a prayer, representing in sound the sorrow of Jesus' death. This... view details

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Man of Sorrows, What a Name Man of Sorrows, What a Name
Diane Hannibal/arr. Brad Nix - Shawnee Press

This hymn resetting is filled with deep emotion and tender beauty. Interspersed with Kyries, this anthem is ideal for Holy Week or Lent. The stylish piano accompaniment adds an expressive element to the... view details

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Manger, Cross and Tomb Manger, Cross and Tomb
Victor C. Johnson - Shawnee Press

Look beyond the manger and see the unfailing love that sent Christ to die in our place. This creative text reminds us of a rented manger and a borrowed tomb, and takes us on our own journey of faith.... view details

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Lenten Sanctus Lenten Sanctus
Lee Dengler - Hope Publishing Company

Quoting fragments of the well-known hymn Ah Holy Jesus, as well as the text from the Sanctus, this is an anthem of worship to the Savior who suffered for the world's salvation. Undergirded... view details

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Behold the Lamb Behold the Lamb
Keith Getty & Stuart Townend/arr. Douglas Nolan - Shawnee Press

This powerful song of grace has become a congregational standard in a very short time. It is a reverent look at the Lamb of God, ideal for Holy Week or communion services. The orchestral option is a... view details

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Today the Son of Man is Slain Today the Son of Man is Slain
Patti Drennan - Shawnee Press

The epic moments surrounding the crucifixion are portrayed in vivid poetry and dramatic music with this creative work. The theatre of the Word is evident in this poignant tableau as the voices and... view details

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He Carries My Cross Alone He Carries My Cross Alone
Heather Sorenson - Hope Publishing Company

This thought provoking Lenten anthem begins with the stirring question, "O God, what have we done?"  Scored for SATB voices and piano, with optional oboe and cello, this stunning work takes us on a journey... view details
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Lamb of God Lamb of God
Twila Paris/arr. Lloyd Larson - Hope Publishing Company

This important song from Twila Paris will be very effective throughout Lent and especially appropriate on Good Friday. "Your gift of love they crucified, they laughed and scorned him as he died, the humble... 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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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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It Was At Calvary It Was At Calvary
Gary Hallquist - Hal Leonard Corporation

"He won the victory and now I'm free, it was at Calvary my Savior died for me."  This song of gratitude reflects on the moment that the sinner realizes in a personal way the price of redemption and cost of... 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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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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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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