Choral Releases 2000

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He Lives! He Lives! - Dana Mengel for Four-part Mixed Voices (SATB) with Keyboard. An anthem suitable for Eastertide in particular, He Lives! He Lives!, sets an original text by the composer with great fervor and conviction. The central tenant of Christian faith, that Jesus rose from the dead and lives in all who believe is powerfully expressed in this work. The rhythms may be a bit tricky to master at first, but the syncopations give this slow-moving but incisive piece its characteristic intensity. Moderately difficult. Easter/General Church.

CM8617 - $1.30

The Hero and the Dragon - Steven Burnett for Two-part Chorus with Keyboard, optional Flute and Percussion. A spirited selection that recounts a tale of heroism in medieval times, this very clever piece will be fun to perform and make a nice change of pace for any concert. The vocal parts are very singable and the instruments will add a colorful touch. Moderately easy. Contest/Concert.
CM8597 - $1.40

High On The Rock I Stand - Dana Mengel for Three-part Mixed Voices with Keyboard Accompaniment A lively new anthem from Dana Mengel that uses syncopation and a straightforward tunefulness to project the confidence a believer feels in relation to God. The voice parts are not too challenging and the piece will be effective and easy to prepare. Moderately easy. General.

CM8581 - $1.30
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CM8630 - SATB - $1.30

In Heavenly Love Abiding - Finnish Hymn Tune (Nyland); arranged by Crawford R.Thoburn for Three-part Mixed Voices (SABar.) with Keyboard The lovely hymn tune Nyland is given a warm and straightforward setting for 3-part mixed choir by Crawford R. Thoburn. The keyboard part nicely enhances the easy, gracious vocal parts and allows the simple beauty of text (by Anna L. Waring) and melody to shine forth. This is a fine anthem that emphasizes the gentle and secure grace of God's love. Easy. General Church.

CM8582 - $1.30

Lift Every Voice and Sing - Greg Gilpin for Four-part Mixed Voices (SATB) and Keyboard. An upbeat and inspirational piece with original words and music by the prolific Greg Gilpin, Lift Every Voice and Sing will make a great concert opener and is also suitable for contest. There is considerable unison writing and several brief divisi passages for Tenors and Sopranos. Moderately easy. Inspirational.

CM8613 - $1.40
CM8629CD - Accompaniment CD - $19.95

Lo Yisa Goy - Israeli Folk Song; arranged by Debbie Cavalier for Two-part voices and Keyboard with optional hand Percussion. An uplifting ballad with optional hand percussion, Lo Yisa Goy, will provide multicultural enrichment and stir students with its message in praise of peace. The narrow vocal ranges of the vocal parts will also make it usable with many different groups. Moderately easy. Multicultural (Jewish).
CM8592 - $1.30