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Rejoice and Sing! Rejoice and Sing!
Rollo Dilworth - Hal Leonard Corporation

Set at a medium gospel swing tempo and incorporating the spiritual I'm Gonna Sing When the Spirit Says Sing, this joyful selection is an excellent combination of original and traditional material. A... view details
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SATB 
$1.90
Two-Part 
$1.90
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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EEasy
$1.95
P/A CD 
$26.95
Rise Up and Sing Rise Up and Sing
arr. Mac Huff - Hal Leonard Corporation

This dramatic, powerful original will be an uplifting concert theme or opener with an inspirational text that pays tribute to the power of music in our lives. Solo opportunities, great choreography... 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 
$2.05
SAB 
$2.35
TTBB 
$2.05
Instrumental Parts Four-Hand Piano
$10.00
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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EEasy
$1.80
P/A CD 
$27.99
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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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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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
So Long, Farewell So Long, Farewell
Rodgers & Hammerstein/arr. Ed Lojeski - Hal Leonard Corporation

Say "Good night" to your audience just like the Von Trapp family with this favorite from "The Sound of Music."  It's the perfect closer or encore number! ... view details
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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
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
The Song Has Just Begun The Song Has Just Begun
Joseph M. Martin - Shawnee Press

"The music of our life is filled with wonder. Each person has a special song to sing..." As a concert opener or closer, for graduation, or for any occasion when music is celebrated, this is a piece you will... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$1.90
Thankful Thankful
Carole Bayer Sager, David Foster and 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 Is Sweet Music Here There Is Sweet Music Here
Greg Gilpin - BriLee Music Publishing

Your choir will sound magnificent when they sing this superb setting of the famous text by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.  "There is sweet music here that softer falls than petals from blown roses on the... view details

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SATB 
MEMedium Easy
$1.80
SSA 
MEMedium Easy
$1.80
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
Viva La Musica! Viva La Musica!
David Brunner - Boosey & Hawkes

Translated as, "Long live music," the title phrase is the only Spanish text in this boldly stated a cappella concert opener. The opening musical statement in unison is followed quickly by a dance-like,... view details
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The Water Is Wide The Water Is Wide
arr. Ruth Elaine Schram - BriLee Music Publishing

This refreshing arrangement of the popular folksong includes the original words plus an alternate text based on the poem "The Search" by Robert Louis Stevenson. "...As I look out across the sea, a bright... view details
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Unison/Two-Part 
$1.80
We're Here to Sing We're Here to Sing
Robert Schumann/arr. Delanoy & Aranowski - Shawnee Press

Also known as The Happy Farmer, this familiar tune is probably best remembered from its use in the soundtrack for "The Wizard of Oz." Set to delightful lyrics, in partner-style, the arrangement is... view details
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Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
$1.95
When I Close My Eyes When I Close My Eyes
Jim Papoulis & Francisco Nunez - Boosey & Hawkes

"When I close my eyes then I can see that I am not afraid."  This song of confidence and hope for young voices resonates with positive lyrics, a strong melody and an expressive accompaniment for piano and... view details
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EEasy
$1.95
P/A CD 
$26.99
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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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
Wink to the Little Baby Wink to the Little Baby
Mary Goetze - Boosey & Hawkes

This playful piece uses snippets of familiar folk songs, including barking and other animal sounds, to make a thoroughly delightful novelty number for young choirs! Bouncy, with a Scottish lilt, it's easy and... view details
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Yo Vivo Cantando! Yo Vivo Cantando!
Jerry Estes - Heritage Music Press

Lend a Latin-American flair to your concert with this exuberant original piece about the joys of singing. The title phrase is the only Spanish text. The combination of catchy melodies that are easy to learn,... view details
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Unison 
$1.95
P/A CD 
$26.95