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Secular Concert Openers and Closers (19)
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African Processional African Processional
D.B. Montoya & Carah Reed - Pavane Publishing

A cross-cultural celebration! Begin your performance or concert theme with this festive, rhythmic processional that features layered African drum ostinati and homophonic chordal harmonies.  Accessible to learn... view details
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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.35
SSA 
$2.35
TTBB 
$2.35
At Christmas Time At Christmas Time
Greg Gilpin - Alfred Music Publishing

Bring each section of the choir down a different aisle to add a theatrical element to the opening of your program and highlight the antiphonal qualities of this piece. Built upon three accessible parts in... view details

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Cantate Hodie! Cantate Hodie! (Sing Today)
Mary Lynn Lightfoot - Heritage Music Press

A very impressive opener or contest-festival piece! Bright, fanfare-like motives, incisive accompaniment and text in Latin and English work together to make this work a standout for young and developing... view details
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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, mixed meter,... view details
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Do You Feel the Rhythm? Do You Feel the Rhythm?
Greg Gilpin - Shawnee Press

This is sensational! Not a note is sung. Rhythm speech and drums (part included) make it all happen in this fresh, exciting opener. It's a wonderful way to teach rhythm, dynamics, style and choral energy, and... view details
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Four-Part 
$2.50
P/A CD 
$26.99
Don't Stop the Music Don't Stop the Music
arr. Deke Sharon - Hal Leonard Corporation

The movie "Pitch Perfect" starts with a bang, and this is it: The Treblemakers arrangement of the modern Rihanna classic. It's the perfect show opener or closer for your male a cappella group (four parts plus... view details
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TTBB 
$1.95
It Takes a Village It Takes a Village
Joan Szymko - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

The familiar African saying, "It takes a village to raise a child," is appropriately set to tribal-sounding music in this marvelous cross-cultural feature.  A great closer, this piece is a proven audience... view details
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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
SSAA 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
TTBB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
It's a Grand Night for Singing It's a Grand Night for Singing
Rodgers & Hammerstein/arr. Jerry Rubino - Hal Leonard Corporation

For the advanced concert choir, this arrangement of Rodgers and Hammerstein's song from the 1945 production "State Fair" is a great opener or concert theme!

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Kings' Processional Kings' Processional
Debra Morton - BriLee Music Publishing

This strophic setting, based on an ancient Advent play, depicts each of the three Magi in the bass, baritone and tenor sections, respectively. Effective as a processional, but also successful when performed... view details

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TTB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.80
Let There Be Peace Let There Be Peace
arr. Douglas E. Wagner - Heritage Music Press

Let There Be Peace on Earth is cleverly partnered with I've Got Peace Like a River in this multipurpose arrangement. The various voicings are compatible and may be combined for a mass... view details
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SATB 
$1.95
Three-Part Mixed 
$2.10
Two-Part 
$1.95
SSA 
$1.95
TBB 
$1.95
P/A CD 
$26.95
CD Handbells
$26.95
Instrumental Parts Band Score/Parts
$49.95
Instrumental Parts Keyboard/Handbell Score
2+AGEHR-L2+
$9.95
Handbells 
2+AGEHR-L2+
$5.25
My America My America
Laura Farnell - Hal Leonard Corporation

This short medley of three patriotic classics will bring an inspiring conclusion to concert and festival performances! Program it for treble or male choir, or in combination for a powerful mixed choir concert... view details
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O Sing to the Lord O Sing to the Lord
Dan Davison - Walton Music

This lively sacred concert opener for men has a syncopated rhythmic feel that is truly uplifting! The four-hand piano accompaniment is essential to creating the desired effect. "O sing to the Lord, you saints... view details
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TTBB 
MMedium
$2.10
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 
$2.05
SAB 
$2.50
TTBB 
$2.05
Instrumental Parts Four-Hand Piano
$10.00
Sing Your Way Home Sing Your Way Home
Joseph M. Martin - Shawnee Press

Deeply expressive, an old poem is treated with rich harmonies to become a moving closer for concerts or festivals. Written with an ear to the a cappella glee club tradition, the incorporation of Dvorak's... view details
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TTBB 
MMedium
$1.80
Sing a Mighty Song! Sing a Mighty Song!
Greg Gilpin - Shawnee Press

Commissioned by the Indiana Music Educators Association for the 2011 Middle School Honor Choir, this exuberant festival opener begins with "Alleluias" then builds over an exciting piano accompaniment to the... view details
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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$1.90
TTB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
Sing for Joy! Sing for Joy! (Duet from the Oratorio "Judas Maccabaeus")
G.F. Handel/arr. Spevacek - Heritage Music Press

Your young voices will really shine on this uplifting, spirited adaptation of the duet from the oratorio "Judas Maccabaeus." Brief yet impressive, with an interesting, supportive accompaniment, it will be... view details
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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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SATB 
$2.00
SAB 
$2.00
Two-Part 
$1.90
TTBB 
$1.80
P/A CD 
$26.99
Orchestration CD-ROM
$60.00
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
SSAA 
EEasy
$1.95
TTBB 
EEasy
$1.95
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
$1.90
SAB 
EEasy
$1.90
Two-Part 
EEasy
$1.90
SSAA 
EEasy
$2.25
TTBB 
EEasy
$1.80
P/A CD 
$26.99
Instrumental Parts Full Orchestra
$55.00