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The Irish Blessing The Irish Blessing
Joyce Eilers-Bacak - Hal Leonard Corporation

Using the traditional lyric, May the Road Rise Up to Meet You, Joyce's SATB a cappella composition makes an outstanding concert closer. The voice parts are placed within moderate ranges with... view details
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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.90
Jubilate Deo Alleluia! Jubilate Deo Alleluia!
Judith Herrington - Pavane Publishing

This is a fantastic festival piece! The Latin words taken from the Psalms are joyful, and the parts are easily learned. The antiphonal nature of the work sets it apart as a great concert opener or... view details

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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
Jubilate, Alleluia! Jubilate, Alleluia!
Mary Lynn Lightfoot - Heritage Music Press

Add some flourish and excitement to your program with this ecstatic original that uses both Latin and English texts. The rhythmic opening melody leads to a colorful contrasting middle section featuring the... view details
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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
SAB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
SSA 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
P/A CD 
$26.95
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
$1.95
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. 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
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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SATB 
EEasy
$1.85
SAB 
EEasy
$2.25
SSA 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
Two-Part 
EEasy
$2.25
P/A CD 
$27.99
Instrumental Parts 
$20.00
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
Orchestration for SATB Version
$0.00
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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SATB 
EEasy
$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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SSA 
EEasy
$1.95
May the Road Rise Up May the Road Rise Up (Traditional Gaelic Blessing)
arr. Jay Rouse - Shawnee Press

Simple, elegant, and useful for all age levels, this setting of the traditional Irish blessing is a perfect closing selection for concert, festival or graduation. It really does justice to the traditional text... view details
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May the Road Rise to Meet You May the Road Rise to Meet You
Victor C. Johnson - Heritage Music Press

Don't miss this elegant setting of the traditional Irish Blessing - it is beautifully melodic and singable. With lyrical vocal lines and a gently flowing accompaniment, it is the ideal closer for any... view details
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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
Music Down in My Soul Music Down in My Soul
Moses Hogan - Hal Leonard Corporation

Premiered at the World Choral Symposium in Minneapolis, this gospel praise song was inspired by the spiritual Over My Head. The dynamic piano accompaniment adds to the excitement, making this a... view details
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SATB 
MMedium
$2.10
SSA 
MMedium
$1.90
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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TB 
MMedium
$2.10
TTBB 
MMedium
$2.25
Praise Ye the Lord Praise Ye the Lord
Dan Davison - Walton Music

Here's an exciting work for men's chorus that will make a great concert opener! Mostly in 7/8 meter, it will give a nice but achievable challenge to your men's chorus. A good selection for honor choirs and... view details

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TTBB 
MMedium
$2.25
A Prayer for Peace A Prayer for Peace (Lord, Make Me an Instrument of Thy Peace)
Michael John Trotta - MorningStar Music Publishers

Melodic and thoughtfully composed, this choral prayer is beautifully lyric and stays well within the capabilities of the four-part choir. The prayer, attributed to St. Francis of Assisi, has become established... view details
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SATB 
$1.85
Shout for Joy! Shout for Joy!
Dan Davison - Walton Music

This vigorous work based on Psalm 98 employs alternating 3/4 and 6/8 meter with excellent effect.  It's short and sweet, with lots of excitement to make it a good opener.

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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
SSAA 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
TTBB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
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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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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