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ELGAR, Sir Edward.
As Torrents in Summer - View Sample Pages
SATB, Unaccompanied / This sublime motet from The Saga of King Olaf sings of God's eternal love. Along with extensive notes about the composition, the composer, and poet Henry Wadswoth Longfellow, this edition contains 45 photographs to help singers understand and fully appreciate the music. / 2:00 / No. 392-03069 BUY

HANDEL, George F.
Let the Bright Seraphim - View Sample Pages
Unison, Keyboard / Popular classic from the oratorio Samson. Contains 35 photographs, as well as extensive notes on the music, the composer, and the people and events surrounding its composition. / 5:30 / No. 392-03074 BUY

HANDEL, George F.
O Lovely Peace - View Sample Pages
SA, Keyboard / Tuneful pastorale from the oratorio Judas Maccabaeus. Contains 36 photographs, as well as extensive notes on the music, the composer, and the people and events surrounding its composition. / 3:30 / No. 392-03075 BUY

HANDEL, George F.
With Cheerful Notes - View Sample Pages
SATB, Keyboard or Orchestra / Stately and festive anthem. This edition has been on the required list for several major all-state choir competitions. "This is a piece in the grand tradition of choral singing. "With Cheerful Notes" is on a par with anything in Messiah and just as rewarding to sing." —The New York State School Music News / "...typical, singable Handel that choirs large and small will enjoy." —The American Organist. / "This piece is deservedly familiar...a good clear edition" —The Organists Review (England) / Orchestra: oboe, 2 violins, and basso continuo / 4:15 / No. 392-03010 BUY

Only for These I Pray and
Prayer of St. Richard of Chichester - View Sample Pages
SATB, Unaccompanied / Composed as two separate works (with inclusive texts), these two prayers paired together can serve as a devotional anthem, or individually as responses. / 1:00 and 1:30 / No. 392-03046 BUY

PERGOLESI, Giovanni Battista
Quando Corpus Morietur - View Sample Pages
SA, Piano or Organ / The profoundly moving ending of Pergolesi's masterpiece, the Stabat Mater. / "Another beautiful piece...Good editorial notes, text (from Stabat Mater) in both English and Latin. Not difficult." —Cross Accent (Lutheran Church Music Journal) / 3:00 / No. 392-03004 BUY

Going Down the Valley - View Sample Pages
SATB with Solo Voice and Double Bass / Based on an old Mennonite hymn, this is a striking and unusual march into springtime, with only a plucked double bass for accompaniment. / "It has a delightful text by Susan Cooper that fits very well for springtime. It is simple and charming." —The American Organist / Arranged by Jerome Epstein / 2:45 / No. 392-03029 BUY

I Will Bow and Be Simple
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SATB, optional violin, flute, guitar, double bass, and keyboard / This 1847 "gift song" from the Shaker community in New Lebanon, New Hampshire, has a humble elegance and an immediate appeal. It adapts well to simple choreography and is appropriate for use in public schools as well as for community or church choirs. / Arranged by Marlene Montgomery / 2:30 / No. 392-03030 BUY

Strike Up Your Instruments of Joy - View Sample Pages
SATB, Brass and Percussion / With Handelian grandeur and a universal text, this uplifting processional is suitable for any day of celebration. / "A joyous festival anthem calling for all to play their instruments in celebration...certainly establishes a festive aura..." —The Choral Room (Spectrum Music) / 2:30 / No. 392-03032 BUY

Four Easy Songs: My Master Hath a Garden
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SATB, Piano / One of Thompson's most popular songs from 1927. The classic text, with its musical description of paradise, is equally appropriate for use in churches or schools. / "The music is simple yet immediately attractive." —The Diapason / 1:45 / No. 392-03037 BUY

THOMPSON, Randall.
O Let the Nations Be Glad - View Sample Pages
SATB, Unaccompanied or with strings doubling the voices / Joyous fugal setting of Psalm 67, verse 4 / 2:00 / No. 392-03006 BUY

TUCKER, Margaret R
Invitation - View Sample Pages
SATB & Flute (or organ flute stop) / A very appealing setting of Israel Zangwill's inclusive poem from 1903. Complete text: "Come into the circle of love and justice. Come into the community of mercy, holiness, and health. Come in and you shall know peace and joy." / 3:30 / No. 392-03088 BUY

O Clap Your Hands
SATB, Brass, Percussion & Organ, or Orchestra, or Trumpet & Organ, or Organ / This new edition of Vaughan Williams’ most popular anthem contains the original text and a new inclusive option. Instrumental parts for both the original brass and orchestral accompaniments, as well as a new simplified version for solo trumpet & organ by Daniel Pinkham, are now available for sale. / 2:45 / No. 392-03044 BUY Choral Part / No. 392-03044A BUY Instrumental Parts / No. 392-03044B BUY Trumpet & Organ Accompanimant

Handel: Let Their Celestial Concerts All Unite
Handel: O Lovely Peace
Handel: Let the Bright Seraphim
Handel: With Cheerful Notes
Thompson: O Let the Nations Be Glad
Vaughan Williams: O Clap Your Hands
Margaret R. Tucker: Invitation


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