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

A Selection of Choral Music Suggestions 

from the GIA and WLP Catalogs

Fourth Sunday of Advent, Year A

Let Us Go Rejoicing – Responsorial Psalm from “The Mass of St. Augustine” By Leon Roberts. SATB; Cantor; Assembly; Piano. (G-2470)
Alleluia! The Angels Will Sing – By Dana Mengel. SATB; Assembly; Keyboard. (G-6377)
I Rejoice – By Kathleen Basi. SATB; Cantor; Assembly; Keyboard. (008337)
In the Peaceable Kingdom – By Jeffrey Honoré. SATB; solo; opt. assembly; Keyboard; C Instrument, percussion. (008845)
Stay Awake, the Day Is Coming – WACHET AUF – arr. Johann Bach. SATB; Assembly. (G-9014)
On That Holy Mountain – By Joe Mattingly. SATB; Cantor; Assembly; Keyboard; Chimes or Glockenspiel; 2 C Instruments; . (003675)
People, Look East – BESANÇON CAROL arr. James Clemens. SATB a cappella; . (008752)
By God Kept Pure – By Alan Hommerding. SATB; Cantor; Assembly; Organ; opt. Brass Quartet. (008828)
Maranatha, Lord Messiah – By Kathy Powell. Three-part mixed; SAT; Assembly; Keyboard; C Instrument; Guitar. (G-4794)
Annunciation Carol – arr. Richard Proulx.SATB; None. (G-6226)
New Families – NEW FAMILIES – By Randall Sensmeier. Text by Ruth Duck. Two-part mixed; Organ. (G-3881)
Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming – ES IST EIN’ ROS’ ENTSPRUNGEN By Michael Praetorius. arr. Rosemary Campbell. SATB (G-6609)
Nova, Nova – arr. Richard Proulx. Unison; Cantor; Solo; Assembly; Organ; Recorder; Percussion; Handbells. (G-6222)
Ecce virgo concipiet Lo, a Virgin Will Be with Child. By Cristóbal de Morales. Edited by Mike McFerron. SATB. (G-7318)
My Lord’s Gettin’ Us Ready for That Great Day – arr. Uzee Brown. SATB. (G-8574)
Gabriel’s Message – GABRIEL’S MESSAGE – arr. Tony Alonso. SATB; Piano; Flute. (G-8905)
Annunciation Carol – By Larry Long. Text by Vincent Stratton Coles. SATB; Organ; Violin I; Violin II; Viola; Cello. (G-9139)
Como Estrella en Claro Cielo / As a Star on Cloudless Evenings – raquel By Skinner Chavez-Melo. arr. Richard Proulx.Two-part mixed; Three-part mixed; Organ; Violin I;Violin II;Viola;Cello;Bass. (G-6405)
Maria Walks amid the Thorn – By Daniel Burton. SATB; Keyboard. (G-9650)



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