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.
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.
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. Orchestrations: Conductor's Score, 2 Flutes, Oboe (or Soprano Sax or Clarinet), 2 Clarinets, Bassoon (or Bass Clarinet), 2 Horns in F (or Alto Sax or Clarinet), 2 Trumpets (or Alto Sax), 2 Trombones (or Baritone T.C. or Tenor Sax), Percussion, Piano, Harp, 2 Violins, Viola, Cello, Double Bass and String Reduction.