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Antiphonal Cantate Antiphonal Cantate
Greg Gilpin - Choristers Guild

Whether performed on risers, as a processional, or encircling the audience, this celebratory fanfare is the perfect opening number for concert or festival and is appropriate for use throughout the school... view details

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Three-Part Mixed 
EEasy
$2.10
Two-Part 
EEasy
$2.10
P/A CD 
$27.95
Be a Candle of Hope Be a Candle of Hope
Becki Slagle Mayo - Lorenz Corporation

A wonderful candle-lighting song for young voices! "Be a candle of hope, be a candle of light, a beacon of truth in a dark, hopeless night. Share the light with a friend and watch the flame grow. The more... view details
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Cantate! Cantate!
Mary Lynn Lightfoot - Choristers Guild

Add some flourish to your next concert by programming this jubilant original featuring a macaronic text of Latin and English. Some accessible mixed meter adventures are sprinkled throughout this dynamic... view details

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EEasy
$1.95
Two-Part 
EEasy
$1.95
P/A CD 
$27.95
Child of Tomorrow Child of Tomorrow
Mark Patterson - BriLee Music Publishing

"Child of tomorrow, look now and see, this world awaits you and all that you'll be.  Yours are the heavens and yours are the seas, child of tomorrow, go forth and follow your dream."  This beautiful text is... view details
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SATB 
$1.95
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EEasy
$1.95
 
CD 
$25.00
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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EEasy
$1.80
SAB 
EEasy
$1.80
SSA 
EEasy
$1.80
Unison/Two-Part 
EEasy
$1.55
Come My Little Children Come My Little Children
Sally K. Albrecht - Alfred Music Publishing

A charming text about music from beloved children's writer Robert Louis Stevenson. The conservative vocal ranges and lilting lines are just right for younger choirs. A delicate flute obbligato (included in... view details

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Consider Yourself Consider Yourself
arr. John Leavitt - Hal Leonard Corporation

From the ever-popular Broadway musical "Oliver" comes this rollicking production number! John Leavitt's sparkling arrangement for younger choirs will make your audience feel right at home and get your concert... view details
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SAB 
EEasy
$2.25
Two-Part 
EEasy
$1.95
P/A CD 
$26.99
Exsultate Deo Rejoice Exsultate Deo Rejoice
Greg Gilpin - Shawnee Press

This joyous work in Latin and English is perfect as a processional or opening number for your concert. Just enough repetition makes it ideal for young voices, and the optional notes in the three-part edition... view details
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Three-Part Mixed 
EEasy
$2.50
Two-Part 
EEasy
$2.50
 
Multi-Song Accomp. CD 
$44.99
Festive Processional Festive Processional
Audrey Snyder - Hal Leonard Corporation

This joyful original piece has a medieval flavor and is suitable for a wide variety of performances: madrigal dinners, holiday concerts and many other festive occasions. Optional hand percussion and... view details
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EEasy
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I Give You a Song I Give You a Song
Amy Bernon - Heritage Music Press

"I give you a song full of life, full of hope and full of dreams." Light and fanciful, this inspiring original features opportunities for soloists and a message of youthful optimism that everyone will... view details
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EEasy
$2.10
Two-Part 
EEasy
$1.95
 
CD 
$39.95
A Joyful Song A Joyful Song
Mary Lynn Lightfoot - Heritage Music Press

This jubilant, accessible original will add flourish and excitement to your performance. The strong opening theme leads to a colorful contrasting middle section, and the buoyant recapitulation propels the... view details

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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 Song Let There Be Song
Dave & Jean Perry - BriLee Music Publishing

"Let every heart be blessed with music."  This rhythmic yet graceful work is perfect as an opener.  The lines soar in majesty "like an eagle soaring through the sky" to a powerful ending.  A strong choice for... view details
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Three-Part Mixed 
EEasy
$2.25
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EEasy
$1.95
 
CD 
$30.00
The Lord Bless You and Keep You The Lord Bless You and Keep You
Peter Lutkin - Boston Music Company

Excellent as a benediction or closing number, this is a piece you're sure to pick up often. May be done with or without accompaniment. ... view details
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$1.75
Make a Joyful Noise! Make a Joyful Noise!
Karin Redekopp Edwards & Helen Litz - Choristers Guild

This dramatic and dynamic fanfare or call to worship with a text from Psalm 100, verses 1 and 2 is enhanced by a vibrant, rhythmic piano accompaniment. An exuberant and energetic showcase for treble choirs... view details

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$1.95
Ode to Peace Ode to Peace (Based on the finale to Beethoven's "Symphony No. 9")
Jill Gallina - Shawnee Press

Jill has created a partner song, adding original lyrics and an original countermelody to Beethoven's Ode To Joy. A hopeful message of world peace is conveyed in a fun way that young singers will... view details
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Peace Be With You Peace Be With You
Steve Kupferschmid - BriLee Music Publishing

The perfect concert closer for young voices, this beautiful, lyrical original sings of the peace inside each one of us, inspiring us to share the gift of peace with people all over the world. "Peace be with... view details
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EEasy
$1.95
Ring the Bells, It's Christmas! Ring the Bells, It's Christmas!
Douglas E. Wagner - Heritage Music Press

This bright, cheerful piece really sparkles for young and developing voices! Easy to sing, with an optional bells part and kid-friendly lyrics, it will make an excellent holiday concert opener!

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Three-Part Mixed 
EEasy
$2.10
Two-Part 
EEasy
$2.10
P/A CD 
$26.95
 
Multi-Song P/A CD 
$44.95
Sing Your Song Sing Your Song
Greg Gilpin - Alfred Music Publishing

"No matter what the melody, sing your song. High or low, in harmony, sing your song..." This easy, singable piece teaches an important lesson for young singers: although each of us is different, we can find... view details
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Thirty Second Fa La La Thirty Second Fa La La
Donald Moore - Heritage Music Press

Yes! It only takes thirty seconds to perform this unique and tasty "Fa La La!" Use it as a warm-up exercise, a concert opener, closer, or even a surprise encore! A terrific vehicle for teaching independence of... view details
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SATB 
EEasy
$1.95
Three-Part Mixed 
EEasy
$1.95
SSAA 
EEasy
$1.95
TTBB 
EEasy
$1.95
Today, My Spirit Sings Today, My Spirit Sings
Dave Perry & Jean Perry - BriLee Music Publishing

Hopeful, lyric and upbeat, Today My Spirit Sings is sure to inspire and delight your students as they improve their singing of expansive, forward-moving phrases while extending their range. A... view details

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Two-Part 
EEasy
$2.25