Kirk Franklin / Words By: African-American spiritual / Arr. Joel Raney
The music of Kirk Franklin is synonymous with the heart of worship in the African-American Church, and Joel Raney has set this powerful resurrection song as authentically as possible, maintaining its soulful, gospel style. The buildup from beginning to end is sure to enrapture all in the message "Don't cry, wipe your eyes, he is not dead!" If you enjoyed "Revelation 19" and "Order My Steps," previously published in our catalog, then you won't want to miss this one.Orchestrations: Conductor's Score, Horn (or Alto Sax or Clarinet), 2 Trombone (or Tenor Sax or Baritone T.C.), Percussion, Piano, Synth (Vintage Rhodes), Electric Guitar (or Capo Guitar), Electric Bass, Drums, Violins 1 & 2, Viola (or Clarinet), Cello/Bassoon (or Bass Clarinet). Double Bass and String Reduction.
Arr. Jack Schrader Mark Hayes, Lloyd Larson, Mary McDonald, Joel Raney
Here is the 7th volume in our successful series of settings for women's choirs. Included are ten top-sellers composed and arranged for SSA voices. A CD of Orchestral Accompaniment tracks is available for rehearsal and performance.
This 20th century hymn is useful for so many occasions during the church year including Epiphany, Transfiguration, Discipleship, and even the Advent and second coming of Christ. It is rich with scriptural references and set for SATB voices, piano, and solo trumpet in a straightforward, solid presentation.
This story-telling spiritual, set in a dynamic blues-gospel style, brings a message of encouragement that in the battles and trials of life, we are not to weep but instead "stand on the Rock where Moses stood!" The addition of rhythm instruments truly enlivens this anthem which is ideal for church and school choirs alike. Rhythm Parts: Conductor's Score, Keyboard (B3), Electric Guitar, Bass & Drums.
This contemporary gospel song has become widely known for its simple message and powerful impact. Joel Raney pairs it with "Holy, Holy, Holy" and provides an accessible, Quick Study version maintaining all the gospel harmonies that make this a worship sensation.
Here is the 6th volume in our successful series of settings for women's choirs. Included are ten top-sellers arranged by Jack Schrader, Joel Raney and Larry Shackley for SSA voices. A CD of Orchestral Accompaniment tracks is available for rehearsal and performance.
Keith & Kristyn Getty Stuart Townend / Words By: Stuart Townend / Arr. Lloyd Larson
This powerful hymn from Keith Getty and Stuart Townend is driven with both energy and with a text about the mission of Church: "By faith we see the hand of God," "By faith the prophets saw a day when the longed-for Messiah would appear," "By faith the church was called to go to the lost." The children of promise are called to finish the work and walk by faith. Lloyd Larson pairs it with the refrain of "Great Is Thy Faithfulness," heightening the message. Rhythm Parts: Conductor's Score, Piano, Acoustic Guitar, Percussion, Synth I & II & Electric Bass.
Ideal for Thanksgiving, stewardship or any service dealing with thanks and praise, this Pepper Choplin original is sure to have appeal with its lively rhythmic energy. A vocal solo runs throughout and adds to the presentation, proclaiming that "In gratitude, we share with those around us and care for those who have great need. We are giving thanksgiving - and there's no better way than to take God's gifts and give them away.
Based on Matthew 25, this original anthem by Joel Raney is ideal for themes on social justice, ministry, and mission. It opens with an optional reading of the scripture which then flows perfectly into the anthem proclaiming the powerful message: "When we look at the needy, we see Christ. We are yours, Lord, make us your instruments of peace, bringing hope when all seems hopeless, filling darkness with light."
This upbeat anthem is sure to be a toe-tapper with a message to "let your light shine, shine, shine!" Set in a gospel style, Mary McDonald has created an original anthem that is perfect for the season of Epiphany or any worship service centering on being the light of Christ in the world. Rhythm Parts: Conductor's Score, Percussion, Piano, Guitar, Synth (or B3 Organ), Electric Bass and Drums.
"We praise you, we bless you, we worship you, we glorify you" are presented in antiphonal effect using both Latin and English exchanged between men and women's voices. The middle section echoes the message of the angels singing, "Glory to God." Memorable melodies, lush part writing, and accessible vocal ranges all combine with a flowing piano accompaniment calling for all the world to bring their praise to God at this holy season.
The familiar words of Psalm 27 are the basis for this new Joel Raney anthem for SATB choirs with optional organ and 3-5 octave handbells. It proclaims the message that God is our refuge in times of trouble, and our strength and shelter from the storm. The addition of the familiar hymn verse "I Sing the Mighty Power of God" is inserted to strengthen the impact of this powerful offering.
This thought-provoking anthem stems from the verse "every generous act of giving...is from above," and poses the question "will you give help to the needy...will you clothe and give the food?" Beginning with two vocal parts and concluding with SATB texture the writing is very accessible and the message is ideal for mission and stewardship Sundays.
The works included in this volume represent practical compositions in various classical organ forms wed with the many emotions and thoughts expressed in the Book of Psalms. The first three volumes are collected here with an additional eight works, new to this product. These practical compositions, written with a well-defined, uncluttered style in mind, are filled with orchestral colors and intended to provide church organists with material to use as preludes and postludes, as well as selections for offertory or communion.
With an original text and tune from Herb Frombach and Heather Sorenson this powerful ballad was created as a "new psalm," crying out to God for help in the midst of life's storms. The message that God's promise is greater than any storm, shines through in this compelling ballad as a reminder of the grace and mercy bestowed on all.
SATB w/opt. Female Solo
Nancy Price and Don Besig have created this joyful anthem reflecting on the message of faith and service found in 1 John 4:21, "those who love God must love their brothers and sisters." The bright calypso style and supportive accompaniment complement an infectious melody and accessible voice parts to provide a celebratory musical statement of commitment to sharing God's love. Recorded with bass, shaker and claves, a suggested percussion pattern and chord symbols are included.
Words By: Isaac Watts Margaret Clarkson / Arr. Lloyd Larson
Margaret Clarkson's powerful hymn text follows Hebrews 13:8 "Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever" - as she outlines the pasts, the present, and the future. Setting it to the very singable tune BUNESSAN, arranger Lloyd Larson also incorporates a verse of "O God, Our Help in Ages Past" at the start, setting up a rewarding message of God's provision for stability and support in every circumstance.
Ken Medema / Words By: Ken Medema / Arr. Mary McDonald
Mary McDonald captures the spirit and message of two popular songs that deal with the significance of prayer for the individual believer and the church as a whole. The spiritual, "Down to the River to Pray," is seamlessly combined with Ken Medema's "Lord, Listen to Your Children Praying." Together, they poignantly ask for the Father's love, the Spirit's power, and the grace of Jesus to direct the lives of all believers. Choirs will enjoy the flavor of this partnered song with its unhurried rhythmic style and supportive accompaniment.
This powerful hymn text about God's great mercy has been newly set by Paul Langford in a slightly more contemporary way bringing attention to its truth and hopeful message. The lyrical lines make this an ideal choral setting on the theme of grace. The optional cello part adds warmth and beauty, accenting the lovely vocal writing.
This sensational David Haas hymn is now available for SATB choirs in this new choral setting by the talented arranger Mark Hayes. Abounding with energy, this anthem centers on the words of Micah 6:8 "to act with justice, to love tenderly, and to serve one another." This central message of our faith makes this useful for themes of unity, social concerns and commitment.
This joyous anthem of praise by Joseph Martin is filled with truths and descriptions of the musician's heart of worship - the reason to sing and lift up our praise. Through instrument and voice, God is the life of the song. With easily learned choral parts, this anthem is useful throughout the church year with an uplifting message of bringing praise to God with our musical offerings.
Here is the 4th volume in our successful series of settings for women's choirs. Included are ten top-sellers composed and arranged by Lloyd Larson for SSA voices. A CD of Orchestral Accompaniment tracks is available for rehearsal and performance.
Thomas Chisholm's beloved hymn text is given a new melody and dynamic choral treatment by Joel Raney, complete with a powerful orchestral accompaniment, now also available for medium-high voice vocal soloists.. The familiar words of this classic hymn come to life afresh in this compelling new treatment. The orchestration by Brant Adams includes parts for conductor's score, 2 flutes, oboe, 2 clarinets in B-flat, bassoon, 2 horns in F, 3 trumpets in B-flat, 2 trombones, bass trombone or tuba, timpani, percussion 1 and 2, harp, 2 violins, viola, cello, and double bass.
Randy Scruggs D. Afan Thomas, John Thompson Arr. Lloyd Larson
This Quick Study Choral on John Thompson and Randy Scruggs' popular praise chorus is paired with original words and music by Lloyd Larson. The prayerful message calls for each worshiper to come before God in devotion and thanksgiving.
Tranquil and flowing, this Mark Hayes setting of Chris Rice's popular praise ballad offers an inspirational message paired with superb, gently syncopated, choral writing. The message of Jesus' presence being ever present offers comfort and hope in every circumstance. Each of the six verses has a distinct mood based on the lyric, which Mark captures and underscores through dynamic contrast in the accompaniment and varied choral textures.
With a text based on Psalm 30, Allen Pote has rendered these uplifting words in an exuberant choral setting with optional organ, brass and timpani. Church musicians will resonate with the opening message, "I will sing and not be silent, for God has given me a song. I will sing and make melody, I will sing with joy in my heart for God has given me a song. I will rejoice!" The Brass packet contains a Conductor's Score and parts for: 2 B-flat Trumpets, 2 Trombones (Horn in lieu of Trombone 1), Tuba and Timpani.