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Funeral and Memorial Anthems for the Church Choir (51)
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You've Been on My Mind You've Been on My Mind
Audrey Snyder - Hal Leonard Corporation

Growth, change, love and loss - these are all a part of growing to adulthood. This gentle original offers an introspective look at these emotions with accessible and well-crafted pop-style harmonies and a

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The Hallowed The Hallowed
Douglas Beam - Hal Leonard Corporation

Incorporating a familiar Irish hymn tune and text from a poem by Abraham Lincoln, this expressive original offers an opportunity for younger choirs to give tribute or express love for a special individual

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Oh Earth Oh Earth
Rob Redei - Rob Redei

In 2013, NPR Weekend Edition host Scott Simon famously tweeted his mother's final days in the ICU. The Wicker Park Choral Singers commissioned composer Rob Redei to set many of those tweets in a large choral... view details
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Fly Away Home Fly Away Home
Pinkzebra - pinkzebra

A beautiful song about exploring the world and having life experiences, but always remembering where you came from and knowing you can always return home. It provides a fresh angle for a graduation song,

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I Choose Love I Choose Love
Mark A. Miller - Choristers Guild

In the midst of pain, of war, of brokenness... we choose love. We choose community. What better way to share this message than through powerful song...  and that's exactly what you'll find in this

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After the Mist and Shadow After the Mist and Shadow
Patricia Mock/arr. Brad Nix - Shawnee Press

A moving lyric is decorated with memorable music in this effective piece based on a lesser-known text by Fanny Crosby. The text displays the journey of life with tenderness, hope, and authenticity.

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Oh Think of Me Oh Think of Me
Elaine Hagenberg - G. Schirmer, Inc.

The simple beauty of a sunrise, a summer breeze, or evening stars can evoke memories of a loved one. Oh, Think of Me was inspired by a poem by Frances Anne Kemble to honor the life of a young man

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Winter Lullaby Winter Lullaby
Pinkzebra - pinkzebra

A beautiful secular winter song perfect for December choir concerts, this tender lullaby contrasts wintery scenes with tender, nurturing feelings of warmth and love. Additional string orchestra parts heard

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Dream Land Dream Land
Kevin A. Memley - Pavane Publishing

A poem by Christina Rossetti is the inspiration for this expressive piece for four-part voices and piano. "Where sunless rivers weep their waves into the deep, she sleeps a charmed sleep..." Appropriate for

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Alive in Christ! Alive in Christ!
Cindy Berry - Shawnee Press

This beautiful ballad begins with unison voices and grows into richer 4-part-writing. The text focuses on the listener's need for Christ with words of assurance. Ranges are conservative and ensure success

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The Journey The Journey
Joseph M. Martin - Shawnee Press

Combining Simple Gifts and the Going Home theme from Dvorak's "New World" symphony in partner-song format, this is easy to perform with a minimum of rehearsal. A favorite with two-part

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Omnia Sol Omnia Sol (Let Your Heart Be Staid)
Z. Randall Stroope - Heritage Music Press

This is simply too good not to consider for your choir. Omnia sol temperat, "the sun warms everything," comes from a verse of Latin found in "Carmina Burana." The composer's English text speaks to

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Think On Me Think On Me
Ruth Morris Gray - Alfred Music Publishing

This sincere setting of Lady John Scott's timeless poem is a joy to sing and a delight to hear. Delicate suspensions and expert choral writing underscore the meaningful text. "When I no more behold thee,

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Fly Away Home Fly Away Home
Pepper Choplin - Lorenz Corporation

Contemplative, heartwarming, and set in a simple folk-ballad style, Pepper Choplin explores the promise of eternal rest promised by Jesus to His followers: "O fly away home. Come and claim sweet heaven's

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From Every Stormy Wind That Blows From Every Stormy Wind That Blows
John Purifoy - Shawnee Press

Moving words from a classic sacred text inspired Mr. Purifoy to write emotive choral textures and vocal tessituras that create a distinctive sound for choirs. This message of finding a calm retreat at

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Peace, My Heart Peace, My Heart
Matthew Emery - Alfred Music Publishing

Award-winning Canadian composer Matthew Emery has crafted an eloquent choral reflection of the soul taking flight. Solid, fresh a cappella choral writing and a great text by Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore

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Jenny Jenny
Ryan Kerr & Nick Myers - Alfred Music Publishing

Fluid vocal lines and a sensitive text shine in this powerful, heartfelt recollection of a lost loved one. Perfectly capturing the essence of love that lives forever, it is at the same time both touching

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Pie Jesu Pie Jesu (from "Requiem," Op. 48)
Gabriel Faure/arr. Russell Robinson - Alfred Music Publishing

This esteemed classic has been recorded by world-famous soloists such as Kiri Te Kanawa and Rene Fleming. Now, choral groups can perform Faure's beautiful music with this well-crafted, smartly-edited

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Goin' Home Goin' Home
Paul Langford - Shawnee Press

Dvorak's famous Largo theme from his Symphony No. 9 "From the New World" is set to a beautiful, spiritual original text in this deeply moving piece. Simple, yet rich with vocal harmonies, piano

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To Love Again To Love Again
Audrey Snyder - Hal Leonard Corporation

Through words and music, this simple, lovely original portrays the personal experience of losing a loved one and ends with the hope of future love and happiness. Set in a gentle, expressive folk-like style,

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Nearer My God to Thee Nearer My God to Thee
Lowell Mason/arr. Heather Sorenson - Hal Leonard Corporation

Heather Sorenson's contemporary look at this Lowell Mason hymn is fresh and relevant.  The traditional melody is enhanced with a newly-composed chorus, contemporary instrumentals, and a theme of

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Thank You for the Valleys Thank You for the Valleys
Cindy Berry - Shawnee Press

Writing from her personal journey of faith, Cindy Berry shares her heart and teaches us how to trust God in the valleys of life. Thoughtfully crafted to enable note learning, the work will let you spend

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Give to the Winds Your Fears Give to the Winds Your Fears
Joseph M. Martin - Shawnee Press

With a breathtaking cello obligato and a flowing piano accompaniment, this beautiful anthem speaks of comfort and reassurance. "To Him commit your griefs, your ways put in His hands; to His sure truth and

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Where Could I Go from Your Spirit? Where Could I Go from Your Spirit?
Julie M. Wright/arr. Brad Nix - Shawnee Press

This stunning, tender anthem offers peace and comfort. With a melodic piano accompaniment and a text that is exquisite, this work speaks of the faithfulness of God. Included is a mention of the traditional

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The Race is Run The Race is Run
Jay Althouse - Alfred Music Publishing

Remembering the 2013 Boston Marathon, this reverent tribute is an exceptional a cappella selection for concert groups. Throughout the brief ABA format, occasional dissonance resolves into lush choral

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Music I Heard Music I Heard
Vicki Tucker Courtney - Alfred Music Publishing

This song of remembrance celebrates a profound relationship and mourns its end. While the piece is not difficult to sing, groups that fully express the mature text and master the musical lines will achieve

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Et in Terra Pax Et in Terra Pax
Mary Lynn Lightfoot - Heritage Music Press

In this expressive setting of a traditional Latin text, sweeping melodic lines and rich harmonies lead to an ending of quiet splendor.  Mary Lynn composes some of the best music available for school choirs,... view details
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Lead Me Home Lead Me Home
David Lantz III - Jubilate Music Group, LLC

This expressive anthem, which incorporates the well known melody of Antonin Dvorak's "Largo" movement of the New World Symphony is appropriate for worship throughout the year as a general... view details
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Dwell in the Light Forevermore Dwell in the Light Forevermore
Lloyd Larson - Lorenz Corporation

Highly expressive music beautifully complements a moving text that speaks so vividly of the hope we have in eternity. "There will be no more night! No need for lamp or ray of sun, the Lamb will be the light!"... view details
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Be Not Afraid Be Not Afraid
Lee Dengler - Shawnee Press

The words of Jesus are the inspiration for this moving anthem of assurance. Long melodic lines carry the message of hope as deep harmonies enrich the emotion of these treasured words. The optional violin... view details
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Love Fills My Soul Love Fills My Soul
Douglas Wagner - Shawnee Press

An old Appalachian tune is the melodic foundation for this winsome adaptation of Psalm 23. The pastoral qualities of the poetry are captured in the delicate writing and, aside from a few divisi notes at the... view details
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Where Is My Lamb? Where Is My Lamb?
Charles McCartha - Shawnee Press

Written in folk-song style, this piece unfolds like an ancient story, with the choir acting as a sacred troubadour. The voice of the Shepherd is heard calling for the sheep and leaving the "ninety and nine" to... view details
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For Everything a Time For Everything a Time
Joseph Martin - Shawnee Press

One of the most treasured passages from the Bible is found in the book of Ecclesiastes. This profound chapter is set to a beloved folk tune that is then developed to support the various poetic images delivered... view details
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We Walk By Faith We Walk By Faith
Mark Hill/arr. McDonald - Lorenz Corporation

Choirs and congregations will joyously respond to this anthem's powerful message of faith, memorable melody, and lush choral harmonies. The meaningful text is rooted in the face-to-face encounter that Jesus... view details
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Rise Up and Call Her Blessed Rise Up and Call Her Blessed
Pepper Choplin - Lorenz Corporation

Inspired by the passage from Proverbs 31:28, this moving tribute to mothers is both melodic and heartfelt. A wonderful sentiment for worship on Mother's Day and equally touching for memorial services and times... view details
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My Dear Redeemer, Lord and King My Dear Redeemer, Lord and King
Robert Sterling - Hal Leonard Corporation

"When evening comes and I am old, when heav'n before me shines like gold, with mountains scaled and battles won, eternity will have just begun." Such beautiful sentiment is right at home with Lowell... view details
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The Golden Harp The Golden Harp
Stan Pethel - Hal Leonard Corporation

From the 1869 Sacred Harp collection comes this sturdy hymn that looks forward to the eternal and the believer's permanent home in glory with the Savior. Stan Pethel's special treatment of the tune... view details
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Inscription of Hope Inscription of Hope
Z. Randall Stroope - Heritage Music Press

A profoundly moving text, written on a cellar wall during the rise of Nazi Germany, joins with original music to create a deeply emotional expression of hope for all mankind.  With brief narration and the echo... view details
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Whispering Hope, Wonderful Peace Whispering Hope, Wonderful Peace
Joel Raney - Shawnee Press

Two much-loved hymns from yesteryear, Whispering Hope and Wonderful Peace of Jesus, shine again in this sentimental tribute to the hope and peace we have in Jesus. For years these two songs of... view details
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Reap What You Sow Reap What You Sow
Pepper Choplin - Lorenz Corporation

This tranquil original features a scripture from Galatians 6:7-9 which combines wonderfully with messages of stewardship or missions.  Set for a cappella choir, the piece opens with solo accompanied by choir... view details
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In Flanders Fields In Flanders Fields
arr. Roger Emerson - Hal Leonard Corporation

This setting of the famous World War I-era poem by John McCrae is remarkable in its simplicity and emotional impact. An excellent choice for any concert occasion, including Memorial Day and veteran's

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O Nata Lux O Nata Lux
Tom Porter - Heritage Music Press

Fluid melodic lines depict the gentle birthing of light from light in this reverent setting of the classic Latin text.  Poignant harmonies support the interwoven countermelodies, creating layers of sound that... view details
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Hope Is a Hidden Star Hope Is a Hidden Star
Mark Patterson - Heritage Music Press

This sensitive, thoughtful and lyrical original features a text of assurance and encouragement for all ages.  Flowing melodic lines allow for beautiful phrasing;  the second part is designed to ensure success... view details
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