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This anthem sparkles with a plaintive spirit of heartfelt thanksgiving. With a hint of the hymn "We Gather Together," this anthem offers a melodious counting of our blessings, with the appropriate response: "Thanks be to God." The optional flute obbligato will enrich the moment. MORE»
The faithfulness of God is proclaimed in this flowing and energetic anthem. The treasured hymn "How Firm a Foundation" is included, leading to a final coda and powerful ending. Easily prepared, yet mighty in its message. "Awaken your spirit to celebrate Life . . . faithful is our God!" MORE»
This piece is sure to get your students and audiences in the holiday mood. The familiar melody, straightforward rhythms, and optional percussion create a wonderful arrangement of this timeless classic. A great opener for any holiday concert. MORE»
The word primal is defined as "relating to an early stage in development" or "basic, fundamental, essential, elemental." Imagine this tune challenging your players who fit that definition.
Many young and developing musicians experience difficulty with mastering rhythmic accuracy with confidence. Yet, rhythm is essential to music performance. Student proficiency in reading rhythmic figures and being able to move comfortably from one meter to another should be a goal of the orchestra director. This work provides rhythmic challenges and uses multiple meter changes to create interesting, appealing, and unique rhythmic textures. MORE»