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Choral Music Suggestions for the First Sunday of Advent (A)

A Selection of Choral Music Suggestions

from the GIA and WLP Catalogs

First Sunday of Advent, Year A

Advent Gathering Rite  Brett C. Ballard  SAB, cantor, assembly, presider, organ, opt. handbells (005270)

Awake to the Day  Ed Bolduc and John Barker  Two-part choir, cantor, assembly, keyboard, guitar (008207)

Bless the Corners (Launching the Boat / Traditional Irish reel) Arr. Carolyn Pirtle and Steven C. Warner  SAB, organ, guitar, C instrument, violin, Ulleann pipes, opt. string quartet (007321)

He Will Come (TIME AND PLACE) John L. Bell SATB, keyboard (G-5486)

I Rejoice  Kathleen Basi  SATB, cantor, assembly, keyboard, guitar (008337)

I Rejoiced  Ephrem Feeley  SATB, cantor, assembly, keyboard (G-9627)

I Rejoiced When They Said to Me  Thomas Savoy SATB, cantor, assembly, organ (G-7524)

In the Days to Come  Marty Haugen, Words Adapt: Susan Briehl  SATB, cantor, solo, assembly, keyboard, guitar (G-7105)

In the Holy Temple: Entrance Antiphons for Advent Christian Cosas  Two-part mixed or SAB, cantor, assembly, keyboard, guitar (G-8510)

In the Peaceable Kingdom  Jeffrey Honoré   SATB, solo(s), opt. assembly, keyboard, guitar, C instrument, percussion (008845)

Justly, Tenderly, Humbly  Michael Mangan, Arr. Paul Tate  Two-part or unison children’s choir, descant, assembly, keyboard, guitar, C instrument (008880)

Let Us Go Rejoicing  Chris de Silva  SATB, cantor, solo, assembly, keyboard, guitar, 2 C instruments, cello (G-8671)

Let Us Go Rejoicing Jeffrey Honoré   SATB, cantor, solo, assembly, keyboard, guitar, 2 C instruments, oboe, handbells (G-9024)

Maranatha  Christian Leaños and Lourdes C. Montgomery  SAB, cantor, assembly, keyboard, guitar (G-10567)

Maranatha: Advent Processional (VENI, VENI EMMANUEL) Arr. Marty Haugen SATB, keyboard (G-5756)

New Jerusalem (SHANADORE) Rory Cooney  SAB, assembly, keyboard, guitar, violin (G-7122)

On That Holy Mountain  Joe Mattingly  SATB, cantor, assembly, keyboard, guitar, chimes or Glockenspiel, opt. 2 C instruments (003675)

Stay Awake, the Day Is Coming (WACHET AUF) Adapt: Lynn Trapp  SATB, assembly (G-9014)

The King Shall Come (MORNING SONG) Arr. Christian Cosas  SAT, assembly, keyboard, guitar (008036)

The King Shall Come When Morning Dawns  Denis Allaire  SATB, organ (G-8535)

The Morning Trumpet (THE MORNING TRUMPET from the Sacred Harp) Arr. Alan J. Hommerding  SATB, trumpet (005876)

Ven, Esperanza del Mundo / Come, Hope of the World  Christian Leaños and Lourdes C. Montgomery  SATB, cantor, assembly, keyboard, guitar (G-10573)

We Prepare  Lorraine Hess  SATB, cantor, assembly, keyboard, guitar (008034)

With the Alleluias Ringing to the Sky  Bob Moore, Words by Timothy Dudley-Smith  SATB, keyboard (005934)

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