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Awake My Soul and Sing! Awake My Soul and Sing!
Victor C. Johnson - Heritage Music Press

This celebratory work is solid and rhythmic, featuring a driving accompaniment that helps to fuel the excitement. With options to feature a small ensemble or solo throughout its development, this piece will... view details

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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
SSA 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Awaken, Arise! Awaken, Arise!
Amy F. Bernon - Heritage Music Press

This rousing madrigal-style original exudes energy and a lively pulse, with an especially nice piano part. The text exclaims that this fine day is "for all takers, all wakers, the wishful and wise." Perfect... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$1.95
P/A CD 
$26.95
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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Celebrate with Music! Celebrate with Music!
Mary Lynn Lightfoot - Heritage Music Press

Opening joyfully with men and women singing in octaves, this exuberant original is a distinctive, energetic way to open your concert! With a middle section featuring treble or children's voices, an ending... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$1.95
P/A CD 
$24.95
A Choral Flourish A Choral Flourish
Linda Spevacek - Heritage Music Press

An invigorating work, full of wonderful contrasts in vocal textures and dynamics! "Plaudite, plaudite, clap your hands. Psallite, psallite, play your strings" is a recurrent motive that fuels the excitement... view details
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SSATBB 
MAMedium-Advanced
$1.95
SSA 
MAMedium-Advanced
$1.95
P/A CD 
$26.95
Christmas Wishes Christmas Wishes
Ruth Morris Gray - Heritage Music Press

"Look, the trees are bright, strung with twinkling lights; there's excitement in the air!" It's true! This playful piece will put excitement in the air for singers and audiences alike. Quoting We Wish... view details

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Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
P/A CD 
$26.95
Do, Lord, Remember Me Do, Lord, Remember Me
Andre J. Thomas - Heritage Music Press

The traditional spiritual Do, Lord, Remember Me is presented here in a rousing, joyful concert setting for better mixed choirs. The inimitable writing style of Andre Thomas shines through every measure... view details
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$1.95
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$24.95
Give Me Music Give Me Music
Amy F. Bernon - Heritage Music Press

A festive celebration of the transcendent power of music to make life whole and meaningful, this unusual, lesser-known text is given a fresh treatment through Amy's unique compositional voice. Give Me... view details
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MMedium
$2.25
Gloria Gloria
David Giardiniere - Heritage Music Press

Launch into your next concert or festival appearance with this animated original that explores major and minor tonalities within a playful rhythmic context.  Singable, expressive, and at times dramatic, with a... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
How Can I Stop Singing My Song? How Can I Stop Singing My Song?
Cynthia Gray - Heritage Music Press

A strong choice for any concert program! Celebrating the power of music, this spectacular original in minor mode is full of driving rhythmic excitement clear through to its exhilarating conclusion! In stunning... view details
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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
SSA 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
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 Hughes,... view details
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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.15
SAB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
SSA 
MEMedium Easy
$2.10
P/A CD 
$29.95
Orchestration 
$59.95
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
$1.95
Two-Part 
EEasy
$1.95
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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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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MEMedium Easy
$1.95
SAB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
SSA 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
P/A CD 
$26.95
Let There Be Music Let There Be Music
Joel Raney - Heritage Music Press

Impressive in its melodic majesty and magnificent accompaniment, this triumphant ode to music will beautifully showcase your choir's talents. Especially effective when programmed as a concert or festival... view details
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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
P/A CD 
$26.95
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
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
$1.95
Polly Wolly Doodle Polly Wolly Doodle
arr. Brad Printz - Heritage Music Press

You've never imagined this popular American folksong with such interesting character before! With generous sharing of the melody in all voice parts, this innovative arrangement also uses piano four-hands,... view details
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Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
P/A CD 
MEMedium Easy
$26.95
Ring the Bells, It's Christmas! Ring the Bells, It's Christmas!
Douglas E. Wagner - Heritage Music Press

This bright, cheerful work for the Christmas season cleverly incorporates the Deck the Hall motive. The optional idiomatic bell part adds just the right bit of sparkle for this terrific concert... view details

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Two-Part 
EEasy
$1.95
P/A CD 
$26.95
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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Sing with Jubilation! Sing with Jubilation!
Jerry Estes - Heritage Music Press

This is an incredibly exuberant original spiritual!  Bright syncopations add just the right spark of rhythmic vitality to this infectiously upbeat piece, which is perfect as a concert opener.  It's underlying... view details
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Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
A Song Sung Once A Song Sung Once
Amy F. Bernon - Heritage Music Press

The hopeful message in the song encourages us to "Let your song be remembered, help it thrive and breathe and grow." Effectively moving between major and minor modes with at times a stark, interpretive piano... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
SSA 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
P/A CD 
$26.95
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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EEasy
$1.95
SSAA 
EEasy
$1.95
TTBB 
EEasy
$1.95
This Is a Celebration! This Is a Celebration!
Jerry Estes - Heritage Music Press

"This is a celebration, this is a festival of song, an open invitation to sing along!"  Set in minor mode, this exuberant, rhythmic original features independent layering melodies, which spell success for... view details
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Three-Part Mixed 
$1.95
Two-Part 
$1.95
P/A CD 
$26.95