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The God of Abraham Praise (LEONI) – chamber/full orchestra$25.00 – $35.00 Select options[audio mp3="https://gregscheer.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/calvin_orch-the_god_of_abraham.mp3"][/audio]
This arrangement was first written for chamber orchestra for a Lessons & Carols service, then commissioned for full orchestra by the Calvin College Orchestra and their director, Robert Nordling. The recording above is from the Calvin Orchestra’s premiere of the full orchestra version on March 5, 2011.
The King of Glory Comes (KING OF GLORY)$5.00 – $10.00 Select options
This arrangement of THE KING OF GLORY COMES works with the familiar text by Willard F. Jabusch as well as Greg’s Palm Sunday text, “Hosanna in the Highest.” Optional flute descants add to the Klezmer feel of this rhythmic tune.
Arrangements for strings and brass are also available with the alternate text.
The Lord Be with You$20.00 Add to cart
String quartet parts to accompany Ron Rienstra’s “The Lord Be with You” liturgy (Lift Up Your Hearts 535, 811)
The Strife Is O’er (VICTORY)$5.00 Add to cart[audio mp3="https://gregscheer.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/the_strife_is_oer.mp3"][/audio]
This lovely Easter hymn is given a flowing accompaniment that moves the musical drama forward verse after verse. Chord symbols are provided so that guitar and bass can join in, creating a perfect opportunity to blend praise team, piano, and organ.
Piano accompaniment for congregational singing.
Tuhan Adalah Gembalaku/You, Lord, You Are My Shepherd of Love$0.00 – $5.00 Select options
While there are many Psalm 23 songs to choose from, this one from Indonesia has a gentle spirit that cuts right to the heart of the Psalm, helping us feel the complete trust the sheep feels for the shepherd. It makes the metaphor personal, so we can offer the words of Psalm 23 as our own prayer.
We Sing the Mighty Power of God (KINGSFOLD)$0.00 – $25.00 Select options[audio mp3="https://gregscheer.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/we_sing_the_mighty.mp3"][/audio]
The tune KINGSFOLD emphasizes the awe and reverence in this hymn, and this Just Add People arrangement includes a fresh piano accompaniment with a sparkling intro and outro. This piano arrangement is also available with the texts “O Sing a Song of Bethlehem” and “I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say.”
This string quartet arrangement can also be used with congregational singing and includes lyrical interludes between each verse.
Wen Ti (聞笛)/Lift your eyes unto the hills$25.00 Add to cart
Wen Ti (The Flute Plays) was written in the 9th century. It describes beautiful bamboo flute music coming from a nearby home; the poet wonders who is playing the lovely tune. The flowing pentatonic melody is used here with new words for various sections of a worship service: call to worship, assurance of pardon, doxology, and benediction.
This arrangement was commissioned for a service at the 2018 Calvin Worship Symposium. You can hear it at the following times in the video:
11:47 Call to Worship: “Lift Your Eyes unto the Hills” (based on Psalm 121 and 124)
21:44 Assurance of Pardon: “God Is Gracious to Forgive” (evoking Colossians 1:12-15)
1:22:56 Doxology “To the One Who’s Shown Us Love” (from Revelation 1:4-6)
Anthem for SATB choir and piano with optional C instrument; includes full score and C instrument part.
What Wondrous Love (WONDROUS LOVE) – string quartet$25.00 Add to cart
“What Wondrous Love” is so elusively beautiful that composers while likely never tire of writing new arrangements of it. This arrangement combines the simple honesty of the folk guitar with the emotional depth of string orchestra. The hymn is a staple of Lent and Holy Week, but is also fitting for a funeral, as it begins with the story of redemption and ends in eternity.
Score for string quartet, including C clef for viola
أبانا الذي في السماء ليتقدس اسمك/Abana in HeavenRead more
“Abana” is sung by Christians throughout the Arabic-speaking world. This haunting, yet vigorous melody beautifully captures the words of the Lord’s Prayer.
My arrangemnt that appears in hymnals makes heavy use of a drone in a hymn texture. That’s lovely, but not like the recordings I’ve heard of the song from Egypt. This SATB and piano arrangement is more along those lines: almost Klezmer-like use of the harmonic scale, a rhythmic accompaniment with lots of rubato, and vocal harmonies that tend to move in thirds.
This anthem is scored for SATB and piano and can be purchased from GIA Music.
우리 보좌앞에 모였네/At the Throne of Our God$0.00 – $35.00 Select options[audio mp3="https://gregscheer.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/at_the_throne-orch.mp3"][/audio]
우리 보좌앞에 모였네 (Vision) is a praise song by Hyung-won Koh based on Revelation 7:9-10. It’s a lovely song, and representative of the tuneful, heartfelt worship songs that the Korean church sings. With the help of James Ju and Paul Han, I translated it into English. Later, I revisited the song, adding a piano accompaniment, instrumental parts, and a smooth-as-butter descant for strings and flute.
하나님께서 당신을 통해/May the Love of God Spring Up in Your Soul$0.00 – $5.00 Select options[audio mp3="https://gregscheer.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/young_beom_kim-may_the_love_of_god-piano.mp3"][/audio]
This new translation of a favorite Korean blessing song is both simple and singable. Click above for a demo or below to hear it led live at Fuller Avenue CRC.
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