This Christmas prelude for piano is from Joel Raney and includes the option to have an 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.
With this new edition based on popular songs and hymns of today, Larry Shackley now has four piano collections of settings in a Celtic style. Like the others, this one is filled with the charm, grace, and energy characteristic of the classic Irish melodies.
This collection of piano solos arranged by Lloyd Larson contains 55 popular contemporary titles for the church year. The wide selection of titles brings together useful settings, in a variety of music styles, for preludes, offertories and special occasions. A useful topical index offers easy referencing, as well as a quick glance at the liturgical church year. The difficulty level ranges from moderately easy to moderately advanced.
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.
Our top-selling piano collection is volume one, this follow up contains 55 more piano solos for the church year by 15 different composers. Whatever the occasion one will be able to choose from an assortment of appropriate settings in a variety of musical styles. The wide selection brings together useful pieces for preludes, offertories and special occasions. A topical index offers easy referencing, and a quick glance at the liturgical church year. The difficulty level ranges from moderately easy to moderately advanced.
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.
With this new edition based on familiar hymn tunes, Larry Shackley now has three piano collections of settings in a Celtic style. Like the others, this one is filled with the charm, grace and energy characteristic of the classic Irish melodies.
This indispensable collection of dynamic harmonizations of 55 hymn tunes for the organ is ideal for accompanying congregational singing. The collection features a variety of ideas including: introductions, harmonizations, modulations and even codas.
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.
Built on the popular Natalie Sleeth title, and incorporating the tunes, EASTER HYMN, PASSION CHORALE and DIADEMATA, this festive Easter prelude is the latest addition to Joel Raney's exciting series of piano/organ worship openers with SATB choir entering at the conclusion for an optional choral introit. The optional part 3-5 octave handbells with optional 3-5 octave handchimes is a fully developed Level 2 setting that greatly enhances the overall presentation.
Both Keyboard Parts (Reproducible SATB Choral Introit Included)
This exciting collection of nine duets for the pianist and organist is filled with dynamic hymns of faith, suitable for use throughout the church year. Arranger Eleanor Whitsett brings her experience and expertise to each hymn setting imbuing them with creative harmonies and rhythms that are sure to lift the spirits of worshipers everywhere.
Arranger Marianne Kim brings artistic creativity to each of these solo piano settings of fourteen well-known titles. Traditional hymns, spirituals, gospel music and some of today's most popular praise titles are all included. Each setting is set in an easy-to-read moderate level of difficulty, and are useful for a variety of occasions and many parts of the worship service.
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 brings together six spirituals. This medley incorporates "Deep River," "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot," "In That Great Gettin' Up Morning," "I Want Jesus to Walk with Me," "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child," and "Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho." Each of the four parts sparkle with energy and an equal amount of finesse. The folio contains a miniature full score plus the four individual pull-out parts.
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 five familiar praise songs and hymn tunes: "Here I Am to Worship" (Tim Hughes), "Worthy of Worship" (Mark Blankenship), "The Majesty and Glory of Your Name" (Tom Fettke), "O Worship the King" (Johann M. Haydn) and HOLY MANNA. Each of the four parts sparkle with energy and an equal amount of finesse. The folio contains a miniature full score plus the four individual pull-out parts. Performance time is 5:50.
In this contemporary bell setting Raney has captured the flowing, graceful style of Chris Rice's praise ballad for 3-5 octaves, with an optional Synth part. The theme of Jesus being ever present and offering comfort and hope in every circumstance is the inspirational message behind the song, making this useful in any worship setting.
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.
Congregational hymn-singing accompaniments just became a bit more refreshing with this new collection of hymn enhancements for flute & organ. These familiar hymns include settings for the flutist and also for the organist, allowing for a wealth of variety. The flute part shows both the hymn tune along with the enhanced version.
For Flute & Organ
For today's weddings, here is a new resource for the pianist and optional instruments, either: flute, violin, oboe, trumpet, clarinet, soprano sax or tenor sax, making it widely useful. From the delicate, original Processional to the dynamic recessional based on Joyful, Joyful, all of the necessary elements for weddings can be found here.
Piano w/opt. B-flat or C Instruments
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
John Carter offers reflective settings on ten well-known Traditional Spirituals. As always with John, these arrangements are creative, full of interest and eminently accessible. Mary Kay Beall offers brief poetic commentary for each spiritual, reflecting on these treasures from our musical heritage. These text passages could be read aloud before the performance or printed in a church bulletin.
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.
Joel Raney hits the mark with his signature 'jazz-blues style' in this new collection for 4-Hand Piano. Duo-pianists will enjoy the novelty of performing familiar hymns and spirituals at one keyboard with Joel's many colorful harmonic and rhythmic twists. These gospel titles are easily learned and loads of fun to play.
This useful collection of solo piano reflections contains over 30 hymn settings, all carefully chosen with the memorial service in mind. Church pianists will find this spiral-bound, easy-to-use collection to contain a wealth of ecumenically appropriate material for funerals and memorial services. Arrangers include: Joel Raney, Mark Hayes, Lloyd Larson, John Carter and more.
For organ and brass quartet (opt. quintet/sextet) this 4-1/2-minute regal setting captures the joy of the resurrection! The organ part provides magnificent support and interplay with flourishing passages - together with the festive brass writing creating a triumphant presentation for the Easter season. Includes a Conductor's Score, 2 B-flat Trumpets, Horn in F, 2 Trombones, Tuba (in addition or in lieu of Trombone II) & Organ.
Joshua Evanovich has created a delightful collection of some of the most popular and practical titles for use in modern worship today. Preludes, postludes, Communion meditations, special music selections and recital pieces are just the beginning of the possibilities. Soaring, majestic lines weave gracefully throughout the violin parts, offering a variety of texture and range while remaining accessible to many skill levels. The piano accompaniment is creative and intricate, yet not too difficult, offering support for the violin and also sharing in the musicality. Suggestions for violin phrasing and bowing are provided but may be altered at the performer's discretion.
Solo Violin and Piano
Here are 10 expressive settings for 4-hand piano, each reflecting God's assurance and promise for life eternal. These hymn reflections are useful for funerals, memorial services or any worship service that focuses on heaven and the comfort of God's faithfulness. Also are set in a moderate level of difficulty.
Here are eleven short, meditative original compositions for piano with optional parts for Cello and a C Instrument. Useful in a variety of ways as service music and fillers in worship, these can be played with or without the accompanying instruments and most work with just one or the other of the extra parts. The treble part will work well for oboe, flute or violin. Short optional transitions designed to help segue into each piece from nearly any key provide the option of combining the pieces as needed.
Piano w/ opt. C Instrument
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 of organ solos contains 50 selections for the church year by 17 different composers. Whatever the occasion, one will be able to choose from an assortment of appropriate settings in a variety of music styles. The wide selection of titles brings together useful settings for preludes, offertories and special occasions. A useful topical index offers easy referencing, as well as a quick glance at the liturgical church year. The difficulty level ranges from moderately easy to moderately advanced.