Choir anthems and arrangements

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With two significant exceptions, Visit of the Wise Men and Der Gott aber der Hoffnung, these choral pieces ought to be well within the capability of a small church choir or singing group.
Title Words Score Audio Occasions Comments
Amazing Grace (House of the Rising Sun) John Newton PDF MIDI   Remembrance of the tune's original lyrics positively supports the hymn's redemptive text.
Blessed be the Lord the God of Israel Benedictus (Luke 1: 68-79) PDF MIDI Christmas, Epiphany, other Anglican chant style
Come bless the Lord Psalm 134 PDF MIDI Evening Published: Deo magazine, Winter 1991; All God's Children, 2007-2008
Come my Light David Lee (from St. Dimitrii, Rostov) PDF MIDI Advent, Pentecost, intercessions Simple SATB
Come now with awe Timothy Dudley-Smith PDF MIDI Christmas, Epiphany Unison or 2-part. Organ (no pedal) or piano. There is also a congregational setting of this text to a different tune.
Day by day, dear Lord Richard of Chichester (1197-1253) PDF MIDI   Published in Singing the Faith, UK Methodist hymnal, 2011
Der Gott aber der Hoffnung (May God, of hope the wellspring) Romans 15: 13 PDF MIDI Blessing Unaccompanied SATB or accompanied solo
Gaudete! gaudete! Christus est natus Traditional PDF (SATB)
PDF (SA+Men)
MIDI (SATB)
MIDI (SA+Men)
Christmas Arrangement: lively, simple, unaccompanied.
Good Christians all, rejoice (In dulci jubilo) Traditional (inclusive) PDF MIDI Christmas Arrangement: lively, simple SAB unaccompanied
He took on himself our infirmities Isaiah 53: 4-5 PDF MIDI Christmas, Passiontide, Communion Very short, very simple, SATB
Kyrielle (O God, the Father of us all) John Bennett PDF MIDI Remembrance, Peace Choral Kyrie response, solo verses.
Christmas midnight (Mark how the stars) John Bennett PDF MIDI Christmas, Epiphany Unaccompanied SATB
O Lord, you have searched me out Psalm 139:1-18 PDF MIDI   Anglican chant style
O Lord, you have searched me out Psalm 139:1-18 PDF MIDI   Anglican chant style, based on the "Prélude Modal" by Jean Langlais
Rejoice, heavenly powers Easter exsultet PDF MIDI Easter Unaccompanied unison chant
The Angel Gabriel Traditional PDF MIDI Christmas Arrangement: simple, SAB unaccompanied
Visit of the Wise Men (Take, O Child, the gift that I bring) Timothy Dudley-Smith PDF MIDI Christmas, Epiphany The dark side of Christmas. SATB and 2 soloists.
When I come in the guise Kenneth Carveley PDF MIDI Advent; social concern Simple, unison.

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Last updated: 19 February 2017