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Secular Concert Openers and Closers (117)
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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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A New Day A New Day
Audrey Snyder - Hal Leonard Corporation

This joyful new a cappella work is an excellent concert and contest piece. Well-crafted part writing makes this a fine choice for developing tuning, phrasing and choral style, and its use of harmony is... view details
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SSA 
MEMedium Easy
$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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MMedium
$2.25
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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One World One World (In Harmony)
Sally K. Albrecht & Jay Althouse - Alfred Music Publishing

A stirring text and solid choral writing make this an ideal choice for concerts and festivals. It is a dramatic choral work, full of strength, power, and determination. "We are one world with one dream, and... view details
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Oye La Musica Oye La Musica (Hear the Music)
Jay Althouse - Alfred Music Publishing

Jay has really outdone himself with this scorching Afro-Cuban original that is the consummate Latin choral feature! A great music text appears mostly in English except for two brief Spanish phrases: "I hear... view details
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SATB 
$2.25
SAB 
$2.25
Two-Part 
$1.85
P/A CD 
$27.99
Instrumental Parts 
$20.00
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
$1.80
Peace I Leave with You Peace I Leave with You
W.A. Mozart/Moore - Alfred Music Publishing

With a melody by Mozart and an arrangement perfectly crafted for your singers by Don Moore, this classic canon setting is excellent for young and developing groups. Add the easy optional C-instrument part and... view details
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EEasy
$1.90
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EEasy
$2.25
SAB 
EEasy
$2.25
P/A CD 
$27.99
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
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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$1.85
Reaching for the Stars Reaching for the Stars
Sally K. Albrecht & Jay Althouse - Alfred Music Publishing

Here's the ultimate motivational choral, perfect as a closer, especially for year-end concerts and graduation events. "I'm not gonna stop trying to reach my dreams." ... view details
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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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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
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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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$2.05
SAB 
$2.35
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$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
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$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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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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Three-Part Mixed 
MEMedium Easy
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MEMedium Easy
$1.90
TTB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.25
Sing for Joy! Sing for Joy! (Duet from the Oratorio "Judas Maccabaeus")
Handel/arr. Linda 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
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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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$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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