The ever-growing popularity of placing four pianos in a single worship space -- for concert or worship use -- has resulted in this dynamic Joel Raney piano quartet, which exudes joyfulness and praise. This medley incorporates "Ukrainian Bell Carol," "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day," "Ding, Dong, Merrily on High," "Silver Bells," "Jingle Bells," and "Christmastime." The folio contains a miniature full score plus the four individual pull-out parts. Performance time is 4:45.
New for 4-hand piano is this collection for the Christmas season by Arnold Sherman, well-known composer in the world of handbell ringing. He has adapted seven delightful settings from some of his best-known Christmas arrangements for bells, giving them new life at the keyboard.
Larry Shackley's Celtic Hymn Settings for Piano (#8117) is one of the most popular piano collections in our catalog. This new book collects Christmas carols from several countries and centuries, all interpreted with the harmonic and rhythmic colors of Celtic folk music. Some are slow and sweet, while others are lively and dance-like, ensuring that your congregation will experience the many musical colors of the Christmas story.
This suite of all familiar Christmas carols for organ and piano is sure to be a crowd-pleaser for performers and audiences. Set in 4 movements: Prophecy in Blue is slow and jazzy; A Merry Tango is playful; The Gospel of Peace is soulful, gospel style; and An Angelic Celebration is a driving, festive toccata. The entire work is 12 minutes long and takes a surprising journey through the many moods of Christmas.
A Suite for Piano & Organ
This exquisite new solo piano collection by Joel Raney is filled with familiar carols in settings that express the charm and beauty of both text and tune. The 4-hand piano collection is identical to the solo piano book, except that two pianist join in the performance. These are sure to dazzle a Christmas service with beautiful expressions of these familiar carols.
This seasonal setting for organ and brass reflects the many moods of Christmas from its jazzy, improvisatory introduction to its exhilarating conclusion, all festively woven together by arranger, Joel Raney. The familiar carols incorporated include: "O Come, O Come, Emmanuel," "O Come, All Ye Faithful," "Good Christian Friends, Rejoice," and "Hark! the Herald Angels Sing." Brass ensembles will enjoy the interplay of melody and accompanying rhythms as these tunes are creatively married together. The organ serves as reinforcement to the overall ensemble and enhances the majesty and power of this musical fantasy. The brass parts are for two B-flat Trumpets, two Trombones, and Tuba, with an optional Horn in F in place of Trombone I.
A new collection of Christmas carols arranged as piano duets for two pianists to play on one piano. The arranging is fresh and extremely pleasing for the listener - all in a moderate level of difficulty.
Here is a collection of creative and accessible arrangements of a variety of familiar carols.
This fine arranger has featured settings of Infant Holy; Some Children See Him; In the Bleak Midwinter; Joy to the World, and more in a delightfully fresh style.
From arranger, Larry Shackley, comes a collection for solo piano based on the best-known carols of the Christmas season. Filled with interest and delight, these arrangements stay true to a moderate level of difficulty while providing great satisfaction to the performer. Each selection will inspire the listener as they reflect on the wonder of Christ's birth.
This is Larry Shackley's premiere organ collection in the Hope catalog and with it he brings his well-known originality and style to each setting. These carols are filled with uplifting surprises that bring something new to each well-known tune. Moderately easy.
Lloyd Larson has arranged the latest and best songs from the contemporary Christmas genre for solo piano, including "All Is Well" and "Breath of Heaven," along with a few traditional gems. Pianists will find these Christmas settings to be creative and interesting, all in a moderate level of difficulty. These solos are ideal for use as preludes, offertories and special music in a variety of settings during the season of Advent and Christmas.
Here are 46 solo piano settings both sacred and secular for the Christmas season. Everything you need in one volume. Arrangements by Jeff Bennett, Cindy Berry, John Carter, Vicki Collinsworth, Craig Curry, Patti Drennan, Mark Kellner, Lloyd Larson, Emily Lund, Mary McDonald, Joel Raney, Jack Schrader, Larry Shackley and Heather Sorenson.
Edited and compiled by Jane Holstein, this essential collection contains 55 organ settings for the entire Church Year, as well as for weddings. The list of composers represents some of Hope's best keyboard writers, and the tune index allows for quick, easy referencing. The level of difficulty ranges from easy to moderately difficult and the title selection presents a treasury of well-known hymns. Includes settings by: John Behnke, Doug Wagner, John Ferguson, Gordon Young, Joel Raney, Kenneth Lowenberg, Eleanor Whitsett, Sue Mitchell-Wallace, Don Hustad, and others!
From Joel Raney, here is a collection of classic Christmas favorites arranged in a variety of styles for players who are looking for more than just a trip through the carol playing the melody. The settings have enough interest for an advanced player to enjoy while being within reach of the more moderately advanced flutist. The piano accompaniments are also fully developed, making these pieces useful not only for worship services, but for concerts and recitals as well. Available alone or in a book/CD combo with piano accompaniment tracks useful for rehearsal and performance.
Flute and Piano
This collection contains 11 arrangements of familiar carols. A variety of styles are represented including classical, jazz and contemporary, all combined to create a fresh image to these carols. These arrangements are in a moderately difficult level and a listening CD is also available performed by the arranger.
In this new collection, Larry Shackley uses the rich harmonies and bright rhythms of jazz to capture the overwhelming joy of celebrating the birth of our Savior. Applying a variety of styles from jazz waltz, to boogie-woogie, and swing, these settings bring to mind such jazz greats as Mancini, Brubeck, and Evans.
This spirited gospel celebration of the birth of Jesus from Lloyd Larson is a top-seller in the Hope choral catalog. Originally arranged for SATB, this fun-filled setting is now available in a setting for piano and brass quintet (opt. sextet). Bursting with energy, this makes an ideal seasonal selection for worship services and concerts in both churches and schools. Book consists of Conductor's Score, 2 B-flat Trumpets, Horn in F, 2 Trombones, Tuba (in addition or in lieu of Trombone II) & Piano.
This Christmas prelude is from Joel Raney's series of top-selling piano/organ duets, with SATB choir entering at the conclusion for an optional choral introit. A perfect beginning to a Christmas service, this setting combines three melodies: Joy to the World!, Rejoice, Greatly from Handel's MESSIAH, and O Come, All Ye Faithful. Both keyboard parts and a reproducible page of the text for the choir are included. This arrangement also includes an optional 3-6 octave handbell part (setting by Arnold Sherman), a flute part, and a full conductor's score, all of which are available separately.
John Carter's well-crafted piano arrangements of favorite Christmas carols has been a popular item in our catalog since its publication. This volume will magnify your selection of these tasteful, accessible settings.
This collection is a cycle of five hymn preludes that tell the story of Christ's birth. The titles included are: Hark, the Glad Sound!; Angels We Have Heard on High; Oh, Come, All Ye Faithful; 'Twas in the Moon of Wintertime; and As With Gladness.This collection is a cycle of five hymn preludes that tell the story of Christ's birth. The titles included are: Hark, the Glad Sound!; Angels We Have Heard on High; Oh, Come, All Ye Faithful; 'Twas in the Moon of Wintertime; and As With Gladness.
This Christmas prelude form Joel Raney's series of piano/organ duets, with SATB choir entering at the conclusion for an optional choral introit. This exciting offering include ADESTE FIDELES with Hark! the Herald Angels Sing and snippets of Angels from the Realms of Glory. Both keyboard parts and a reproducible page for the choir are included. The optional 3-6 octave handbell part is available separately.
In the same style as Cherwien's "Concertato on Easter Hymn" Code #8000, this setting of "Adeste Fideles" fits a variety of contents and resources. It may be used with or without choir, with one or two trumpets or full brass ensemble, or organ alone. Its exciting and inviting fanfare will coax the congregation to truly "come and adore" Christ the Child.
For Congregation and Organ with opt. Two-Part or SAB Voices, one or two Trumpets or Brass Quartet, and Timpani