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
An original melody by Lloyd Larson combines with Bach's timeless Wachet Auf in this inspiring anthem. Accessible to choirs large and small, this selection is a beautiful addition to any Advent
This great Advent anthem from Pepper Choplin is inspiring and very appropriate for the season. The classical feel of the piece is supported by the excellent orchestration. The piece also includes O
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
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.
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:
This 20th-century hymn is useful for so many occasions during the church year including Epiphany, Transfiguration, Discipleship, and Advent. It is rich with scriptural references and set for SATB voices,
This Advent anthem, with a text based on Isaiah 9:2 and 6, is built around an original melody which then leads into Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus. It is easily learned with minimal rehearsal time.
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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...
This Advent song is based on a lilting Celtic melody and asks everyone to gather near in the glow of the Light. It makes reference to the advent candles of peace, love, hope and joy, with engaging
Jay Rouse cleverly combines two classic tunes, Lo, How a Rose and Of the Father's Love Begotten, in this lovely Advent/Christmas anthem. The optional orchestration by Ed Hogan adds an
This tender Advent ballad is set to an early-American melody and infused with the imagery of morning light and the hope of Christ's coming. The easy-to-learn choral writing culminates with an original
This Lloyd Larson arrangement takes a fresh look at this great spiritual. Scored for piano, hand drum and acoustic bass, this arrangement includes text not often associated with the spiritual and makes it
Flexibly voiced for two-part mixed or SATB voices, this lively anthem is a great addition to the Advent hymn-based repertoire. Larry Shackley's delightfully festive setting of PUER NOBIS is a quickly
Mark Hill crafts an anthem of gentle transcendence based upon a poem by noted theologian Richard Mant. Expressing a quiet yearning for the Messiah in its opening, the piece builds to a glorious conclusion.
Originally written for the University of St. Thomas' Christmas festival, this piece is at once reflective and majestic. Perform it with optional brass and percussion for added expressive
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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
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This anthem is like an authentic journal entry for a walk of faith, with a rare fragile quality that brings the listener close. The choral writing is well matched to the subject, and the unison verses help
This stunning anthem for Advent will be both new and old. With text by Randy Vader, set to Coventry Carol, you will find a stirring arrangement, full of longing and anticipation. With
Ring in the season with this lively arrangement of the French carol Sing We Now of Christmas, including a hopeful, scripture-based text for Advent. Adapted from the cantata "A Garland of Carols,"
This mesmerizing original opens with the haunting call of the distant prophet, "Prepare the way of the Lord." The choir responds as the voice of the faithful, "Make straight the way in the desert for
This awe-inspiring anthem exquisitely pairs the beloved SALLEY GARDENS melody with ancient translations of Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming. A charming flute obbligato and lyrical accompaniment enhance
Waiting for hope, waiting for peace, waiting for joy and for God's perfect love. Pensive and inspiring, this piece underscores these four important Advent themes and is particularly appropriate for use
Rustic and primitive in its form, this call-and-response anthem from Keith and Kristyn Getty is powerful. This piece could include congregation, children's choir, soloists, or other creative combinations of
A lovely melody is retooled for Advent in this lush treatment. The choir moves in sweeping parallel chords, creating a thick tapestry of sound. The hope for a Redeemer is at the heart of this piece, and the
One of Chopin's most profoundly engaging melodies forms the foundation of this fascinating Advent offering. The arranger creates a meaningful dialogue between a treasured carol and this masterful theme.
This blazing setting of a beloved scripture from Isaiah is from Aaron Shust's Christmas album. Featuring both neoclassical and contemporary elements, this anthem will work beautifully in both transitional
This splendid anthem from Michael W. Smith's new Christmas album has all the makings of a holiday classic, capturing the deep emotion felt on the journey to Bethlehem. Smartly arranged for choir, the
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
From Joel Raney, here is a new setting of Bernadette Farrell's popular hymn Christ, Be Our Light! offering hope, justice, and peace to a world that is "longing for light." This anthem is perfect
This familiar Advent text is paired here with the shape-note tune PISGAH, by Pamela Robertson. For SATB voices and piano, this joyful setting truly sparkles with the addition of the optional violin plus 4
Mark Hayes has captured the Irish flavor and flare of this ecumenical hymn with its rich scriptural text drawing from Luke 1: 46-55 useful anytime of the year, and a unique, appropriate selection for the
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.
With piano, voices, and optional cello accompaniment, this stunning offering for Advent is breathtaking and rhapsodic. Master arranger Jay Rouse has put his signature touches on this accessible and
New, original material by Michael Barrett has been arranged using the praise song Shout to the North. With a Celtic feel, this delightful pairing is both singable and fun. Perfect for ensembles of
With opportunities for a child or soprano soloist, this majestic Heather Sorenson original is a dramatic anthem for Advent, and includes a verse of the familiar carol Away in a Manger. Intricate
Based on Isaiah's prophecy of the coming King, this lilting and lively song will be a welcome addition to any Advent service. A Renaissance-styled orchestration is available to enhance the presentation. A
An early Latin hymn text has been combined with a Mozart tune, and the result is this superb anthem for Advent. Present with piano, or use the optional flute obbligato or chamber orchestration for an added
This Advent carol tells of the Lord's coming with excitement and anticipation. John Leavitt's artful setting for choir and piano or chamber orchestra is a gem that is sure to make you feel the wonder and
Ruth Elaine Schram pairs the chant-like O Come, O Come, Emmanuel with an expressive original melody to create this sensitive Advent anthem. Its flexible voicing makes this piece a versatile choice
Faye Lopez and Patricia Mock skillfully combine words from Luke's Gospel with a well-loved Rachmaninoff melody to create a distinctive setting of the Magnificat. A soprano solo and optional violin obbligato
Mary McDonald has created this Christmas arrangement in an easy blues style with a light swing. It opens with roots in the gospel hymn Jesus Is My Lord, then uses parts of O Come, O Come,
Victor C. Johnson provides this strikingly beautiful setting for the familiar Advent text. The flowing accompaniment enhances the choral harmonies in a quiet celebration of the Child who will bring peace on
A perfect opener for your Advent programming. A compelling original tune leads to a middle section featuring a quote from the familiar Advent hymn tune Veni Emmanuel. To further enhance your
This prayerful resource is designed to enhance Advent candle-lighting ceremonies, with variations for each of the five candles. The choral opening is followed by a litany of call and response underscored by
Telling the story of the angel Gabriel's annunciation to Mary, this Advent setting from Joel Raney is filled with appeal and charm. Along with the familiar carol, the addition of an uplifting new
ideal for the season of waiting, this haunting Advent anthem is for any combination of two-part voices. Using simple part writing, this piece is accessible to adult mixed or treble choirs who are
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