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Another Op'nin', Another Show Another Op'nin', Another Show
Cole Porter/arr. Kern - Alfred Music Publishing

From the musical "Kiss Me, Kate" comes this quintessential Broadway opener, spectacularly arranged for today's choirs.  It's a classic "show-biz" two-beat song, complete with unforgettable lyrics about the... view details
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SATB 
$2.00
SAB 
$2.95
SSA 
$2.95
Two-Part 
$2.00
P/A CD 
$27.99
Instrumental Parts 
$40.00
Be a Candle of Hope Be a Candle of Hope
Becki Slagle Mayo - Lorenz Corporation

A wonderful candle-lighting song for young voices! "Be a candle of hope, be a candle of light, a beacon of truth in a dark, hopeless night. Share the light with a friend and watch the flame grow. The more... view details
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A Blessing A Blessing
Jay Althouse - Alfred Music Publishing

With words from traditional Irish blessings and additional new words by the composer, this lovely, touching original is ideal as a concert closer or for end-of-year concerts. "May love and laughter light your... 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 My Little Children Come My Little Children
Sally K. Albrecht - Alfred Music Publishing

A charming text about music from beloved children's writer Robert Louis Stevenson. The conservative vocal ranges and lilting lines are just right for younger choirs. A delicate flute obbligato (included in... view details

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EEasy
$1.85
P/A CD 
$27.99
Go Ye into All the World Go Ye into All the World
Sally K. Albrecht - Alfred Music Publishing

Your choirs will delight in performing this majestic and rhythmic song of joy. Echoes and a contrasting counterpoint "Sing Jubilate Deo" section make it easy to assemble. Download free parts for trumpet and... view details
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Good People, Be Ye Glad Good People, Be Ye Glad
Greg Gilpin - Shawnee Press

New words and original music add to the melody from Henry Purcell's spirited "Sing for Joy" to create a perfect opening holiday choral work. Unison singing introduces the melody, which develops into... view details

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Hear the Bells Hear the Bells
Dave Perry & Jean Perry - Alfred Music Publishing

The buoyant compound meter of this jovial Christmas charmer is suggestive of Irish folk music. Tuneful melodies are paired with merry "ding dong" counterlines as this refreshing choral (with processional... view details

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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 All Nations Sing Let All Nations Sing
Sally K. Albrecht - Alfred Music Publishing

This joyous, majestic original fanfare will get everyone's blood circulating! With lots of echo singing, the work is invigorating and easy to learn, and it makes an excellent concert opener. "Let all nations... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$1.80
Two-Part 
MEMedium Easy
$1.80
P/A CD 
$26.99
Instrumental Parts 
$40.00
Like the Beat of a Drum Like the Beat of a Drum
Jay Althouse - Alfred Music Publishing

"There's a change on the horizon, there's a change that's sure to come.  And that change is strong and steady, like the beat of a drum..."  This piece delivers a positive message: Be true to what you believe... view details
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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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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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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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$1.80
SAB 
$2.25
Two-Part 
$1.85
P/A CD 
$27.99
Instrumental Parts 
$20.00
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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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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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 
$26.99
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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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
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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