This Advent song incorporates five of the seven O Antiphons, prayers that have been prayed for over a thousand years as part of the Vespers service during the fourth week of Advent. These are
Practical and artful, this re-tooling of the popular tune Besanon Carol is an ideal processional for Advent. Arranged with success in mind, this introit will ring in the services of the season with
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The famous Tschesnokov choral Salvation Is Created coupled with Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence creates a meditative and uplifting pairing for the Advent season. Choose to use voices and
Adorned with a graceful Baroque spirit, this piece joins the text of O Little Town of Bethlehem with the COVENTRY CAROL tune and creates a special Advent choral offering. The short closing a
A festive introit for the season of lights is unveiled in this new collaborative anthem. Incorporating VRUECHTEN, a hymn theme typically associated with Eastertide, this re-thinking places a substantial
An ideal introit for Advent services, this short and effective offering is written with a medieval feel. The minor key infuses the tune with the mystery and longing of the Advent message. The optional
This is a simple yet effective piece for SATB choir that offers the delightful option of adding children's voices. Easily learned, the Advent candles of hope, peace, love and joy are shared. The modest
This Advent offering is alive with hopeful anticipation. A lightly rhythmic theme is decorated with flute and bright percussion which brings a uniqueness to the piece. Referencing the classic O, Come, O
"An Original Christmas' is a poignant Christmas anthem emphasizing kindness and generosity. This SAB arrangement features a female soloist. Great for smaller choirs!
A children's choir, or an optional soloist, and an adult choir join forces in this original antiphonal anthem calling for all to rejoice in Emmanuel's coming. The call-and-response technique is used to
This bittersweet anthem offers comfort to the faithful who wait upon the Lord. The flowing piano accompaniment sets the mood for a text of deep longing for redemption and spiritual freedom. The chorus
Choirs large and small will find this flexible anthem to be a tender addition to their Advent repertoire. The readily learned piece is accompanied by piano and includes a lovely cello obbligato. It can be
The echoes of the romantic piano classic Un Sospiro usher in this hymn adaptation with tender emotion and elegant styling. The piece evolves organically, allowing for directors to focus on the
A timely prayer for serenity, this anthem uses images of light and song to convey the impression of a peaceable kingdom. The gently flowing accompaniment and nicely varied choral texture are very engaging,
Designed to support the lighting of the Advent candles, this includes a choral opening followed by a call-and-response litany with piano underscore, then a text to be read with the lighting of the candle.
The Charles Wesley text Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus paired with the tune JEFFERSON has a standard place in denominational hymnals. John Behnke has created a simple setting of this essential
A perfect choice for your Advent programming, this Joseph Martin original with text by his son Jonathan is rich in texture. With rhythmic energy in the accompaniment and exciting anticipation in the vocal
A tender and compassionate lullaby to the newborn King who was born to be our "God with us." Culled from Laura Story's Christmas CD, this stunning arrangement by Heather Sorenson is both accessible and
This concise Advent anthem is easily learned and fitting for any Sunday leading up to Christmas and can easily serve as an introit. With plenty of unison lines and memorable part singing, the story is told:
With ample unison passages to ensure quick preparation during a busy season, this creative presentation by Ruth Elaine Schram expresses a fervent plea for Christ's return. The optional cello accompaniment
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