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Another Op'nin', Another Show Another Op'nin', Another Show
Cole Porter/arr. Kern - Alfred Music Publishing

From the musical "Kiss Me, Kate" comes this quintessential Broadway opener, spectacularly arranged for today's choirs.  It's a classic "show-biz" two-beat song, complete with unforgettable lyrics about the... view details
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A Clare Benediction A Clare Benediction
John Rutter - Oxford University Press

This extraordinary benediction is dedicated to Clare College in Cambridge, where John Rutter taught for a number of years.  The tranquil setting, vocal ranges, even the choice of tempo and key is remarkable as... view details
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SATB 
EEasy
$1.80
SAB 
EEasy
$1.80
SSA 
EEasy
$1.80
Unison/Two-Part 
EEasy
$1.55
Come to the Music Come to the Music
Joseph Martin - Shawnee Press

Commissioned for a premiere performance at the Texas Music Educators Association 2000 convention, Joseph Martin's Come to the Music is alive and electric with driving rhythm, memorable melodies,... view details

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Give Me Music Give Me Music
Cliff Duren - Lillenas Publishing Co.

This stunning work features a breathtaking string orchestration. Tender and compassionate, the music is full of hope for the weary and oppressed. "All things are shadow, You are substance; all things... view details

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SATB 
$1.75
P/A CD 
$29.99
Orchestration Strings CD-ROM
$29.99
Orchestration CD-ROM
$74.99
I Dream a World I Dream a World
Andre Thomas - Heritage Music Press

"I dream a world where man no other man will scorn, where love will bless the earth and peace its paths adorn..." The introspective and contemplative lyrics of the great African-American poet Langston... view details

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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.15
SAB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.20
Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
SSA 
MEMedium Easy
$2.15
SSAA 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
P/A CD 
$29.95
P/A CD Full Orchestra
$26.95
Orchestration 
$59.95
Let All Nations Sing Let All Nations Sing
Sally K. Albrecht - Alfred Music Publishing

This joyous, majestic original fanfare will get everyone's blood circulating! With lots of echo singing, the work is invigorating and easy to learn, and it makes an excellent concert opener. "Let all nations... view details
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Let There Be Peace on Earth Let There Be Peace on Earth
Sy Miller & Jill Jackson/arr. Jay Rouse - PraiseGathering Music Group

Peace has become a focus in everything we do. This stunning arrangement allows you to share those thoughts in a prayerful and worshipful way and is appropriate for many situations throughout the year. This... view details
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SATB 
$1.89
P/A CD 
$24.99
Orchestration 
$59.99
Orchestration CD-ROM
$49.99
DVD Accompaniment
$64.99
Let There Be Peace on Earth Let There Be Peace on Earth
arr. Jay Althouse - Alfred Music Publishing

This crystal clear arrangement begins tenderly, pensively, then grows and grows to a powerful finish.  The universal call for world peace expressed by the familiar text is as relevant today as when this simple... view details
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Let There Be Peace on Earth Let There Be Peace on Earth
arr. Kirby Shaw - Hal Leonard Corporation

Once again available, this powerful and inspirational setting is infused with gospel rhythms and soulful harmonies! After a sonorous introduction, the vocals enter simply, growing in fullness and gradually... view details

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Let There Be Peace on Earth Let There Be Peace on Earth
arr. Mark Hayes - Carl Fischer LLC

Part of Mark's mastery in the choral music idiom is his skill with a simple melody and heartfelt sentiment. The Sy Miller/Jill Jackson standard is handled simply and tenderly in this new setting that uses an... view details
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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.50
SAB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Unison/Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
P/A CD 
$19.95
Instrumental Parts Orch w/Score
$75.00
Instrumental Parts Full Score
$12.00
Livin' on a Prayer Livin' on a Prayer
arr. Mac Huff - Hal Leonard Corporation

This 1987 rock super-hit by Bon Jovi has become one of the cultural touchstones of our time!  The lyrics tell a story about overcoming adversity with the power of love - a message everyone, young and old, can... view details
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The Lord Bless You and Keep You The Lord Bless You and Keep You
John Rutter - Oxford University Press

A tender prayer, sensitively set to music by the incomparable John Rutter.  The gentle accompaniment and simple, lyrical voice parts combine to create one of the sweetest anthems your choir will ever sing!... view details
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SATB 
MMedium
$1.75
SAB 
MMedium
$1.70
Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$1.70
Instrumental Parts for SATB Version
$40.00
Full Score for SATB Version
$19.95
Magic to Do Magic to Do
arr. Alan Billingsley - Alfred Music Publishing

Use this as a concert or show opener and get your program off to a rousing start!  It's from 1972 and the Broadway show "Pippin." "We've got magic to do, just for you. We've got miracle plays to play. We've... view details
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Ritmo Ritmo
Dan Davison - Walton Music

This energetic Latin-style piece is a great opener, closer or encore number!  Melodic and fun, with Spanish lyrics, handclaps, finger snaps and other body percussion, it's a party fixin' to happen! (With... view details
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SATB 
$2.45
SAB 
$2.45
TTBB 
$2.45
Instrumental Parts Four-Hand Piano
$10.00
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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SATB 
$2.50
SAB 
$2.50
Two-Part 
$2.50
TTBB 
$2.50
P/A CD 
$26.99
Orchestration CD-ROM
$60.00
Thankful Thankful
Carole Bayer Sager, David Foster & Richard Page/arr.Tom Fettke - Hal Leonard Corporation

From the Josh Groban Noel CD comes this tender ballad that encourages everyone simply to look around us for reminders of God's faithfulness. Tom Fettke's inclusion of Thanks to God brings this choral... view details
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There's No Business Like Show Business There's No Business Like Show Business
Irving Berlin/Brymer - Hal Leonard Corporation

Only Irving Berlin could write a showstopper like this one! Arranged in a contemporary show style with easy-to-learn parts and fast-moving lyrics, this will set the mood for a dynamic show. Great opener!... view details
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Until We Sing Again Until We Sing Again
Joseph M. Martin - Hal Leonard Corporation

A musician's benediction, this choral original is at home in school concerts as well as church sanctuaries. Commissioned to honor a beloved conductor, this text celebrates the community created by singing.... view details

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Why We Sing Why We Sing
Greg Gilpin - Shawnee Press

The consummate concert closer!  "A sound of hope, a sound of peace, a sound that celebrates and speaks what we believe.  A sound of love, a sound so strong.  It's amazing what is given when we share a song.... view details
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SATB 
EEasy
$2.50
SAB 
EEasy
$2.50
Two-Part 
EEasy
$2.50
SSAA 
EEasy
$2.50
TTBB 
EEasy
$2.50
P/A CD 
$26.99
Instrumental Parts Full Orchestra
$55.00
You Can't Stop the Beat You Can't Stop the Beat (from "Hairspray")
arr. Ed Lojeski - Hal Leonard Corporation

This is the dynamic final number from the Broadway hit show that has more than enough energy to be your concert finale, too. A great beat and an infectious hook will positively bring your listeners to their... view details
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SATB 
$2.25
SAB 
$2.25
Two-Part 
$2.25
P/A CD 
$26.99
Instrumental Parts 
$25.00