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Secular Concert Openers and Closers (168)
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It's a Grand Night for Singing It's a Grand Night for Singing
Rodgers & Hammerstein/arr. Jerry Rubino - Hal Leonard Corporation

For the advanced concert choir, this arrangement of Rodgers and Hammerstein's song from the 1945 production "State Fair" is a great opener or concert theme!

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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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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

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Jubilate Deo Alleluia! Jubilate Deo Alleluia!
Judith Herrington - Pavane Publishing

This is a fantastic festival piece! The Latin words taken from the Psalms are joyful, and the parts are easily learned. The antiphonal nature of the work sets it apart as a great concert opener or

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Jubilate, Exsultate! Jubilate, Exsultate!
Victor C. Johnson - Alfred Music Publishing

An exuberant setting of a traditional Latin text that would make a dynamic concert or festival opener! Contemporary, syncopated choral harmonies, shifting meter and a driving piano accompaniment set the

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MEMedium Easy
$2.00
SAB 
MEMedium Easy
$2.00
SSA 
MEMedium Easy
$2.00
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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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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Kings' Processional Kings' Processional
Debra Morton - BriLee Music Publishing

This strophic setting, based on an ancient Advent play, depicts each of the three Magi in the bass, baritone and tenor sections, respectively. Effective as a processional, but also successful when performed

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MEMedium Easy
$1.95
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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Let There Be Music Let There Be Music
Joel Raney - Heritage Music Press

Impressive in its melodic majesty and magnificent accompaniment, this triumphant ode to music will beautifully showcase your choir's talents. Especially effective when programmed as a concert or festival... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$2.10
P/A CD 
$26.95
Let There Be Music! Let There Be Music!
Jerry Estes - Choristers Guild

"Like a golden thread woven through the fabric of our lives, the beauty of music is everywhere. And in this moment we are standing side by side, voices united as we proudly declare: Let there be music!"

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MEMedium Easy
$2.25
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MEMedium Easy
$2.25
Let There Be Peace Let There Be Peace
arr. Douglas E. Wagner - Heritage Music Press

Let There Be Peace on Earth is cleverly partnered with I've Got Peace Like a River in this multipurpose arrangement. The various voicings are compatible and may be combined for a mass... view details
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$2.20
Three-Part Mixed 
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$2.15
SSA 
$1.95
TBB 
$1.95
P/A CD 
$26.95
CD Handbells
$26.95
Instrumental Parts Instrumental Parts for Handbell Only
$49.95
Instrumental Parts Keyboard/Handbell Score
2+AGEHR-L2+
$9.95
Handbells 
2+AGEHR-L2+
$5.95
 
Band Set & Score 
MEMedium Easy
$59.95
Let There Be Peace on Earth Let There Be Peace on Earth
Sy Miller & Jill Jackson/arr. Jay Rouse - PraiseGathering Music Group

Peace has become a focus in everything we do. This stunning arrangement allows you to share those thoughts in a prayerful and worshipful way and is appropriate for many situations throughout the year. This... view details
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$49.99
DVD Accompaniment
$64.99
Let There Be Peace on Earth Let There Be Peace on Earth
arr. Mark Hayes - Carl Fischer LLC

Part of Mark's mastery in the choral music idiom is his skill with a simple melody and heartfelt sentiment. The Sy Miller/Jill Jackson standard is handled simply and tenderly in this new setting that uses an... view details
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MEMedium Easy
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MEMedium Easy
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MEMedium Easy
$2.25
P/A CD 
$19.95
Instrumental Parts Orch w/Score
$75.00
Instrumental Parts Full Score
$12.00
Let There Be Peace on Earth Let There Be Peace on Earth
arr. Kirby Shaw - Hal Leonard Corporation

Once again available, this powerful and inspirational setting is infused with gospel rhythms and soulful harmonies! After a sonorous introduction, the vocals enter simply, growing in fullness and gradually

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Let There Be Peace on Earth Let There Be Peace on Earth
arr. Jay Althouse - Alfred Music Publishing

This crystal clear arrangement begins tenderly, pensively, then grows and grows to a powerful finish.  The universal call for world peace expressed by the familiar text is as relevant today as when this simple... view details
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Let There Be Peace on Earth Let There Be Peace on Earth
Sy Miller & Jill Jackson/Ades - Shawnee Press

The combination of a peaceful, flowing melody and meaningful text makes this an excellent choice for any concert.                   ... view details
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Let There Be Song Let There Be Song
Dave & Jean Perry - BriLee Music Publishing

"Let every heart be blessed with music."  This rhythmic yet graceful work is perfect as an opener.  The lines soar in majesty "like an eagle soaring through the sky" to a powerful ending.  A strong choice for... view details
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EEasy
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CD 
$30.00
Let Us Sing and Celebrate! Let Us Sing and Celebrate!
Tom Fettke - Heritage Music Press

Strains of the familiar Masterpiece Theatre opening theme combine with an upbeat seasonal text in this joyful piece. Comfortable ranges, step-wise motion, easy melodic skips, and school-friendly lyrics make

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Multi-Song P/A CD 
$44.95
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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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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