Here are ten vocal duets of top-sellers from the Hope catalog, each arranged for two medium voices. Available alone or in a book/CD combo with accompaniment tracks useful for rehearsal and performance. Arrangers include Joel Raney, Mark Hayes, Mary McDonald, Jack Schrader, Natalie Sleeth, Larry Shackley and Jane Holstein.
Here are nine vocal duets of top-seller titles from the Hope catalog, each arranged for two medium voices. Available alone or in a book/CD combo with accompaniment tracks useful for rehearsal and performance.
This traditional spiritual is given a fresh, rhythmic treatment from arranger, Lloyd Larson. Originally set for SATB choirs in his musical Singin' in the Spirit (Code 8421), it is now available for solo voice with either piano accompaniment or with the addition of rhythm instruments. This prayerful song embodies the theme of life's spiritual walk that "all along my pilgrim journey, Lord, I want Jesus to walk with me."
From arranger Lloyd Larson, here are vocal duets of ten popular contemporary hymns and songs that are in wide use. Arranged for two low voices, this collection continues Lloyd's successful series of vocal duets. Available alone or in a book/CD combo with piano accompaniment tracks useful for rehearsal and performance.
For Two Low Voices (Duet)
This tender song of the angels is combined with another sweet folk melody, "All Through the Night" to create a Christmas lullaby to the Christ child. This setting comes from Joel's top-selling cantata, Sing with the Angels! (# 8571)
From arranger Lloyd Larson, here are vocal duets of ten popular hymns and contemporary songs that are in wide use. Arranged for two medium voices, this collection continues Lloyd's successful series of vocal duets. Available alone or in a book/CD combo with piano accompaniment tracks useful for rehearsal and performance.
Keith and Kristyn Getty have made a tremendous impact on congregational song in the last decade, and this powerful ballad is exceptional in both word and melody. Based on Revelation 7:9, this is a celebration of the promise that believers will someday gather around the throne of God lifting voices in united songs of praise. This Vocal Solo joins the accessible SATB setting from Lloyd Larson.
Med Voice Solo
Lloyd Larson's earnest, sensitive setting for Twila Paris' popular song was Hope's top-seller in 2001. Appropriate for Lent, Holy Week, baptism, and special dedication or confirmation services, this blockbuster arrangement is now available in SATB, SAB and Two-Part Mixed voicings. Accompaniment can be provided by keyboard, rhythm, CD track or handbell choir. The new optional handbell accompaniment can also stand alone as a setting for 3-5 octaves of bells. The orchestration includes parts for two flutes and one oboe; three trumpets, two horns, two trombones and a tuba; percussion (bells, mark tree, shaker, timpani) and harp; strings and shared rhythm part (piano, acoustic guitar, electric bass, drum kit).
Med Voice Solo, Key of D
This collection of ten "contemporary classic" hymns arranged for two medium voices continues Lloyd Larson's successful series of vocal duets. Available alone or in a book/CD combo with accompaniment tracks useful for rehearsal and performance.
Medium Voice Duets
From Hope's collection, Everything for the Wedding Soloist, this Roger Copeland prayer is one of our most requested solos for weddings, now available separately as well as in the collection.
Med Voice Solo, Key of E Major
Marty Haugen / Words By: Marty Haugen / Arr. Mark Hayes
This widely sung ecumenical hymn by Marty Haugen is a paraphrase of the 23rd Psalm and beautifully captured for SATB choir by the masterful hand of Mark Hayes. Also available as a medium-voice solo. Optional parts for Violin and Cello greatly enhance this dramatic setting useful for many worship occasions bringing hope and comfort to all believers. An SAB voicing of this arrangement is included in Hope's new collection, Easy Anthems III code no. 8581.
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.
This collection of ten "classic" hymns includes some time-honored favorites as well as some contemporary hymns that are in wide-use. Arranged for two medium voices, this collection of duets continues Lloyd Larson's successful series of vocal duets. Available alone or in a book/CD combo with accompaniment tracks useful for rehearsal and performance.
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.
From arranger Lloyd Larson here is a collection of 51 vocal solos of popular contemporary songs, new and classic hymns, and traditional spirituals. There are useful titles for weddings, funerals, Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter, Communion, and general themes covering the church year. Considering the wealth of material included here this is a real budget saver! The difficulty level is Intermediate to Moderately Advanced.
Stuart K. Hine / Words By: Stuart K. Hine / Arr. Mary McDonald
Our top-selling anthem in 2011 is now available as a vocal solo! Inspired by what is considered to be one of the greatest hymn texts of the 20th century, Mary McDonald has crafted an exceptional, new anthem for SATB choirs. With altered melody and lush harmonies, this fresh treatment awakens a new breadth and splendor into this timeless hymn, giving rise to the greatness that it invokes in worshiping God, our Creator. The gorgeous orchestration, by Michael Lawrence, is a true complement to Mary's splendid choral writing. This includes a Conductor's Score and parts for: Flute 1 & 2, Oboe, Clarinet 1 & 2, Trumpet 1, Trumpet 2 & 3, Horn 1 & 2 (opt. Alto Sax), Trombone 1 & 2 (opt. Tenor Sax/Bariton T.C.), Trombone III/Tuba, Percussion, Timpani, Harp, Piano, Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola, Cello and String Bass (opt. Bass Clarinet).
With a text based on Psalm 46:10, Isaiah 43:1 and John 14:27 this popular David Haas song has quickly risen to the top as one of the most important hymn contributions of the last decade. The scripturally rich words, sung in the first person as though by God, are filled with hope and assurance making this useful for general worship, discipleship, confirmation, baptism and many other occasions. This elegant Mark Hayes setting stays true to the original hymn while incorporating colorful choral writing and a stunning piano accompaniment with optional flute (part included & reproducible). Our top-selling anthem in 2011 is now available for SAB choirs.
This collection of ten praise and worship songs arranged for medium voice vocal duets continues Lloyd Larson's successful series of settings for two voices. Available with an accompaniment CD with full orchestral tracks for each title.
Natalie Sleeth / Words By: Natalie Sleeth / Arr. Thomas E. Fettke
Natalie Sleeth's popular choral anthem and hymn, also known as "In the Bulb There Is a Flower," has been given a lovely new treatment by Tom Fettke for SATB choirs. The provocative text relates both to our present life and our hope of eternal life, as expressed in I Corinthians 15:35-58. This fresh setting emphasizes the resurrected life as it builds to the final "victory" stanza with driving rhythm and a change to common meter (4/4). This arrangement is also available in a medium-voice vocal solo in the key of F.
The orchestration by Camp Kirkland contains a Conductor's Score and parts for: Flute 1 & 2, Oboe, Clarinet 1 & 2, Horn 1 & 2, Alto Sax 1 & 2 (substitute for Horn 1 & 2), Trombone 1 & 2, Tenor Sax/Baritone TC (substitute for Trombone 1 & 2), Trombone 3/Tuba, Percussion 1 & 2, Harp, Violin 1 & 2, Viola, Clarinet 3 (substitute for Viola), Cello/Bassoon and String Bass, Keyboard String Reduction.
Lloyd Larson's popular series of vocal duets continues with this second volume of Christmas songs for two voices. Included are a variety of delightful contemporary Christmas titles in a mixture of styles, all featuring well-crafted piano accompaniments. Available with an accompaniment CD featuring orchestral and rhythm tracks for each title -- ideal for rehearsal and performance. For Medium Voice.
By combining the lively Jester Hairston classic, "Mary's Little Boy Child" with additional new text and a beautiful lullaby setting, Joel Raney has crafted a spirited Christmas celebration for both SATB and Two-Part choirs. The calypso rhythms provide a joyful expression of the angels' song, "Alleluia, shout for joy," alongside an original cradlesong, "Sleep little one, rest your head." The addition of the optional flute, percussion, bass guitar, and handbells brings this stunning setting to life -- a perfect Christmas selection for churches and schools. The Instrumental packet includes a Conductor's Score and parts for Flute, Bass Guitar, Percussion, and 3-Oct. Handbells
Another in Lloyd Larson's series of vocal duets, this collection of African-American spirituals is characterized by passionate, warm texts and melodies that have become deeply rooted in America's history for the hope and faith they represent. This collection for two medium voices contains a broad array of styles in ten settings which encourage our spirits in the journey of faith -- featuring well-crafted piano accompaniments of the impassioned melodies. The collection is also available with a CD insert of piano accompaniments.
Included here are seven settings for the vocal soloist chosen from best-selling Jack Schrader arrangements, with special attention to the supportive and creative nature of the piano accompaniments. There are hymns, spirituals, praise and worship, and contemporary Christian songs including two for Christmas, and the ranges are Medium to Medium-High. The soloist may also utilize the companion CD with orchestral accompaniments.
Vocal soloists, brides and grooms, wedding coordinators, parents and musicians seeking "just the right" vocal solo will find themselves supplied with a vast array of options, from traditional to contemporary, in this new collection from Lloyd Larson. Creative accompaniments and accessible solo ranges for medium voice will make this a frequently-used resource.
Here is the third volume in Lloyd Larson's successful series of vocal duets for medium range voices, containing settings of eight popular praise songs plus Walt Harrah's communion song, "We Remember You," and Lloyd Larson's top-selling Lenten anthem, "When You Prayed Beneath the Trees," adapted as a vocal duet.
The essence of Christmas is dramatically captured in Lloyd Larson's setting of this enthralling Amy Grant song. This contemporary favorite, which imagines Mary's thoughts and prayers as she approaches the birth of the Christ child, has quickly become a seasonal classic. The rich harmonies and supportive accompaniment will make this an inspirational addition to Christmas choral concerts or worship services. The orchestration contains a Conductor's Score and parts for: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet in B-flat, Horn in F, Trumpets 1 & 2 in B-flat, Trombones 1 & 2, Percussion, Timpani, Violins 1 & 2, Viola, Cello & Bass.
This Lloyd Larson setting of Michael W. Smith's contemporary classic captures the tender and simple melodic interpretation found in the artist's own rendition, while at the same time creating a lush choral version to enhance the Christmas worship experience. It spans the spectrum dynamically while underscoring the overall theme that Emmanuel has been born and now, "All is well." The addition of the optional instrument parts for flute, oboe, horn and cello can heighten the impact of the performance. Orchestrations: Conductor's Score, Flute, Oboe (or Soprano Sax or Clarinet), Clarinet in B-flat, Bassoon (or Bass Clarinet), Horn in F (or Clarinet), 2 Trumpets in B-flat, 2 Trombones (or Baritone T.C.), Percussion 1 & 2, Piano, Harp, 2 Violins, Viola, Cello, String Reduction.
From Lloyd Larson, here is a new colelction of vocal duets for two medium voices. This collection of Christmas favorites compliments Lloyd's other two top-selling collections of vocal duets, Sacred Vocal Duets volumes I and II. Available as both a book and a book with a CD of the piano accompaniment tracks for each title.
This earnest ballad from Stuart Townend explores the infinite love of God that allowed his Son to be sacrificed for us. Larry Shackley's gentle blending of melodies and piano accompaniment brings dignity to the folk-like tune and lends this contemporary worship song a "classic" feel. A top-seller in SATB, this dynamic arrangement is now available in a new SAB version as well as a Medium Voice solo.