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Secular Concert Openers and Closers (24)
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African Processional African Processional
D.B. Montoya & Carah Reed - Pavane Publishing

A cross-cultural celebration! Begin your performance or concert theme with this festive, rhythmic processional that features layered African drum ostinati and homophonic chordal harmonies.  Accessible to learn... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$2.35
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$2.35
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$2.35
Ain't Got Time to Die Ain't Got Time to Die
arr. Stacey V. Gibbs - National Music Publishers

How is it possible to keep a spiritual favorite rooted in the past but sounding so new?  In this arena, Stacey Gibbs is superb.  This energetic arrangement was premiered at the ACDA National

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$2.45
Behold, How Good Behold, How Good
Michael John Trotta - MorningStar Music Publishers

Inspired by Psalm 133, composer Michael John Trotta has written a lovely a cappella piece that celebrates the unity of brotherhood among all people. This calm, sonorous work is the perfect choice for a

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Benediction Benediction
John Conahan - Hal Leonard Corporation

Lush harmonies in a warm choral texture lay the foundation for this elegantly succinct setting of the traditional Irish blessing. A cappella, with a few lyric alterations to provide an enveloping framework

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The Blessing The Blessing
arr. Audrey Snyder - Hal Leonard Corporation

This a cappella Celtic Woman song is a sensitive, tender reflection of the love between two people and their gratefulness for each other. A wonderful tribute to love! "In the morning when you rise, I bless

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Deep Peace Deep Peace (A Celtic Blessing)
Brian Tate - Hal Leonard Corporation

This Celtic blessing is well known and loved in many different versions and this a cappella setting will be especially effective as a gentle closing number or encore for school and community choirs.... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$2.10
Don't Stop the Music Don't Stop the Music
arr. Deke Sharon - Hal Leonard Corporation

The movie "Pitch Perfect" starts with a bang, and this is it: The Treblemakers arrangement of the modern Rihanna classic. It's the perfect show opener or closer for your male a cappella group (four parts plus... view details
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A Few Gentle Admonitions A Few Gentle Admonitions
J. David Moore - Fresh Ayre Music

A humorous musical PSA about concert etiquette written in the style of a Gilbert and Sullivan patter song. Fun to sing, and your audience will appreciate the reminder to silence their cell phones and pagers

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Octavo SATB Accompanied Version
MAMedium-Advanced
$2.95
Octavo SATB A Cappella Version
MAMedium-Advanced
$2.95
Gloria Fanfare Gloria Fanfare
Victor C. Johnson - Heritage Music Press

Singers and audiences alike will be satisfied by this powerful, richly scored Christmas fanfare by Victor C. Johnson. The traditional Gloria in excelsis Deo text makes this an approachable and appropriate

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MEMedium Easy
$1.85
Goodnight, My Someone Goodnight, My Someone
Meredith Willson/arr. Zegree - Hal Leonard Corporation

This easy a cappella setting of the sweet love song from "The Music Man" is an absolute delight to sing and hear.  The smooth vocal lines and expressive, jazz-tinged harmonies flow gracefully, making it an... view details
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I Shall Not Pass This Way Again I Shall Not Pass This Way Again
Len Handler - Galaxy Music Corporation

"I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do... let me not neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again." The wonderful message of this text is mirrored in the

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Irish Blessing Irish Blessing (Until We Meet Again)
Michael John Trotta - Hampton Roads Music Group, LLC

"May the roads rise up to meet you, may the winds be always at your back... until we meet again." This is a lovely a cappella choral texture with straightforward rhythms and close harmonies. Whether chosen

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The Irish Blessing The Irish Blessing
Joyce Eilers-Bacak - Hal Leonard Corporation

Using the traditional lyric, May the Road Rise Up to Meet You, Joyce's SATB a cappella composition makes an outstanding concert closer. The voice parts are placed within moderate ranges with... view details
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Joy Be With You All Joy Be With You All
Douglas E. Wagner - Alfred Music Publishing

This thoughtful closing sentiment is appropriate for any time of year. Imagine your singers joining hands as they blend and tune their voices. Just when you think you've heard the finest of a cappella

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Kenyan Welcome Songs Kenyan Welcome Songs
arr. Tim Gregory - Hal Leonard Corporation

This joyful set of traditional Kenyan songs is published as a mini-collection, but may be performed as a continuous medley, all in the same key and at the same bright tempo. Scored for solo or duet and... view details
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Let the Song Begin Let the Song Begin
Donald Moore - Alfred Music Publishing

Here's an original madrigal that's an excellent teaching piece for three-part choirs.  Independent vocal lines, terraced dynamics, and a joyful "music" text make it an appealing concert opener or a cappella... view details
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The Lord Bless You and Keep You The Lord Bless You and Keep You
Peter Lutkin - Boston Music Company

Excellent as a benediction or closing number, this is a piece you're sure to pick up often. May be done with or without accompaniment. ... view details
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EEasy
$1.75
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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MEMedium Easy
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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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San'bonani/Namhla Kudibene San'bonani/Namhla Kudibene
arr. Michael Barrett - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

A typical greeting in the Zulu culture, this arrangement is written with the call-and-response technique so strongly associated with traditional South African music. The soloists can be male or female and

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Shout unto God Shout unto God
Heather Sorenson - Hal Leonard Corporation

A fanfare-like choral setting for SATB chorus with divisi, this sacred text from the Psalms sparkles with fresh harmonies in a dynamic modern setting. A cappella throughout, with an optional part for string

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Thirty Second Fa La La Thirty Second Fa La La
Donald Moore - Heritage Music Press

Yes! It only takes thirty seconds to perform this unique and tasty "Fa La La!" Use it as a warm-up exercise, a concert opener, closer, or even a surprise encore! A terrific vehicle for teaching independence of... view details
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EEasy
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Three-Part Mixed 
EEasy
$1.95
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EEasy
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EEasy
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Tutakwenda Tutakwenda (We Will Go)
Will Lopes - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here is an original celebratory piece in Swahili based on Romans 8:31, carrying the message that we can move forward in life because we know that God is on our side. With solid harmonies, a steady

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Viva La Musica! Viva La Musica!
David Brunner - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Viva La Musica! is a wonderful theme for any concert. This exuberant work opens with a strong, bold, unison exclamation, vividly expressing the text and musical idea.

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