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Songbooks A B C E G H I J L M O R S T U W Y


Songbooks

Psalms of the Notre Dame Folk Choir   Witness of the Saints   Wisdom, My Road
The Seven Signs   Prophets of Joy

PSALMS OF THE NOTRE DAME FOLK CHOIR
Item #7335 $14.95

WITNESS OF THE SAINTS
Item #7279 $12.00

WISDOM, MY ROAD
Item #7274 $16.00

THE SEVEN SIGNS
Item #7252 $16.00

PROPHETS OF JOY
Item #7215 $16.00


AFRICAN GLORY TO GOD
from Crossroads of Praise
by Steven C. Warner and Karen Schneider-Kirner
SATB choir, assembly, descant, percussion

Uses: Eucharistic Liturgy
Item #7262 $1.40


ALL WILL BE WELL
from Of Holy Women
by Steven C. Warner
SATB choir, assembly, optional C instruments, string trio, guitar, keyboard

Julian of Norwich's meditation "All Will Be Well" is the inspiration for this song of reassurance. A gentle refrain is hummed under the verses.

Uses: Advent, Lent, Reconciliation, Healing
Item #7206 $1.65


ARISE, MY LOVE
from The Seven Signs
by Steven C. Warner
SATB choir, assembly, cantor, oboe, 2 violins, guitar, keyboard

Uses: Weddings
Item #7251 $1.15


BE STILL, AND KNOW THAT I AM GOD (Psalm 46)
from The Seven Signs
by Steven C. Warner
SATB choir, cantor, assembly, 2 violins, guitar, keyboard

Uses: Evening Prayer, Retreats, Eucharistic Prelude, Meditative Prayer
Item #7240 $1.15


CHRIST BE NEAR AT EITHER HAND
from Crossroads of Praise
arranged by Gerald Gillen and Steven C. Warner
SATB choir, assembly, C instrument, guitar, keyboard

The Folk Choir discovered this wonderful Irish tune in 1988 on their first international tour. This is a perfect piece for gathering or recessional with its bright, dance-like tempo, festive interludes for flute or violin, and simplicity of its melody line.

Uses: Gathering, Recessional
Item #7200 $1.15


CHRIST OUR LIGHT
from Candled Seasons
by Steven C. Warner
SATB choir, cantor, assembly, optional C instrument, guitar, keyboard

A repeating chorale-like response supports verses from Psalm 24 chanted by a cantor. A good gathering song for evening.

Uses: Evening Prayer, Advent, Feast of the Presentation
Item #7213 $1.15


COME TO THE LIVING STONE
from Crossroads of Praise
by Karen Schneider-Kirner and Steven C. Warner
SATB a cappella, descant, percussion

Based on the First Letter of St. Peter, this piece is a vibrant mix of a cappella voice and percussion to celebrate Eastertide.

Uses: Easter Season, Ordinations
Item #7243 $1.65


COME, ALL YOU BLESSED ONES
from The Seven Signs
by Steven C. Warner
SATB choir, cantor, assembly, flute, 2 violins, guitar, keyboard

Uses: Eucharist, Reconciliation, Funerals, Christian Initiation
Item #7242 $1.40


COVENTRY LITANY OF RECONCILIATION
from The Seven Signs
by Steven C. Warner
SATB choir, cantor, assembly, C Instrument, guitar, keyboard

Uses: Reconciliation
Item #5220 $1.25


CRUX FIDELIS
from Prophets of Joy
by Steven C. Warner
SATB choir, descant, cantor, assembly, optional C or B-flat instruments, guitar, keyboard

Beautiful, effective, and easily learned ostinato enriched by fine obbligato writing.

Uses: Good Friday, Stations of the Cross, Feast of the Triumph of the Cross, Ordinations
Item #7230 $1.65


¡ESCUCHA! PUT IT IN YOUR HEART
from Witness of the Saints
by Steven C. Warner and Jaime Cortez
2-part choir, descant, cantor, assembly, flute, guitar, keyboard, optional 2 violins and cello, optional percussion

Based on the sixteenth-century Nican Mopohua prayer "Escucha, Ponlo en Tu Corazón" ("Listen, Put It in Your Heart").

Uses: Our Lady of Guadalupe, Marian Feasts, Ordinations, Weddings
Item #7282 $1.25


THE GARMENT OF LOVE
from Candled Seasons
by Steven C. Warner
SATB choir, cantor, assembly, oboe or C instrument, string trio, guitar, keyboard

The letter to the Colossians provides the inspiration for the beautiful words and melody of a song especially appropriate for weddings.

Uses: Weddings, Feast of the Holy Family
Item #7212 $1.90


HARBOR OF MY HEART (Psalm 16)
from Prophets of Joy and Psalms of the Notre Dame Folk Choir
by Steven C. Warner
SATB choir, cantor, assembly, guitar, keyboard

Poignant setting of Psalm 16 that works will with the simplicity of the guitar accompaniment alone.

Uses: Response to Easter Vigil Reading II, Third Sunday of Easter (Cycle A), Anointing of the Sick, Common of Saints, Common of Pastors, Vocations
Item #7223 $1.15


HERE I AM, O GOD (Psalm 40)
from Of Holy Women and Psalms of the Notre Dame Folk Choir
by Steven C. Warner
SATB choir, cantor, assembly, 2 violins, guitar, keyboard

This new setting of Psalm 40 will be well received by assembly and choir. Guitarists will appreciate the effective, unorthodox chord fingerings.

Uses: Ordinary Time, Annunciation, Marian Feasts
Item #7202 $1.40


HOLY MANNA
from The Seven Signs
by Steven C. Warner
SAB choir, C instrument, B-flat clarinet, 2 violins, guitar, keyboard

This piece is based on a simple shaker folk tune.

Uses: Eucharist, Service
Item #7246 $2.15


HOW CAN I KEEP FROM SINGING?
from Crossroads of Praise
arranged by Steven C. Warner
SATB choir, assembly, C instrument, 2 violins, guitar, keyboard

The catchy tune and lively tempo of this arrangement of a revered Quaker hymn makes an appropriate closing hymn for Sundays.

Uses: Ordinary Time, Masses for Peace and Justice
Item #7201 $1.65


I AM THE VINE
from The Seven Signs
by Steven C. Warner
SATB choir, assembly, C instrument, 2 violins, guitar, keyboard

Uses: Eucharist, Service, Christian Initiation
Item #7250 $1.90


I HAVE BEEN ANOINTED
from Prophets of Joy and Crossroads of Praise
by Steven C. Warner
SATB choir, assembly, soloist, hand drum

Lively gospel-style composition with a great percussion (conga) part is sure to inspire hand-clapping and assembly participation&emdash;perfect for vocal postlude.

Uses: Easter Season, Sundays of Ordinary Time, Communal celebrations of Sacrament of Initiation
Item #7225 $1.65


I RECEIVED THE LIVING GOD
from Prophets of Joy
arranged by Ellen Doerrfeld Coman

SATB choir, cantor, assembly, flute, string trio, guitar, keyboard

Richly-scored concertato arrangement of this hymn that will easily find a home with choir and congregation.

Uses: Eucharist, Holy Thursday, Celebration of the Rites of Initiation
Item #7231 $1.90
Item #7232 (Choral Edition) $1.15
Item #7233 (Instrumental Edition) $1.40


I REJOICED WHEN I HEARD THEM SAY (Psalm 122)
from Candled Seasons and Psalms of the Notre Dame Folk Choir
by Steven C. Warner
SATB choir, cantor, assembly, oboe, 2 violins, optional C instrument, guitar keyboard

Joyful setting of Psalm 122, with a vigorous beat, creating an image of a grand procession.

Uses: Advent, Christ the King, Christian Unity, Peace and Justice
Item #7208 (Choral Edition) $1.25
Item #7264 (Instrumental Edition) $1.00


I WILL RUN THE RACE
from Witness of the Saints
by Karen Schneider-Kirner and Steven C. Warner
SATB choir, assembly, flute, violin, Keyboard

Based on the Scottish tune O Waly Waly, this adaptation of 1 Corinthians 9 serves well for congregational singing.

Uses: Ordinary Time
Item #7287 $1.50


IN THE SIGHT OF THE ANGELS (Psalm 138)
from The Seven Signs
by Steven C. Warner
SATB choir, cantor, assembly, violin, C instrument, guitar, keyboard

Uses: Eucharist, Funerals, Reconciliation
Item #7247 $1.00


INTO YOUR HANDS (Psalm 30)
from Wisdom, My Road
by Chrysogonus Waddell, O.C.S.O.
SATB choir, cantor, keyboard

Uses: Palm Sunday, Good Friday
Item #7272 $1.15


AN IRISH BLESSING
from Witness of the Saints
by Steven C. Warner
SATB choir, C instruments, guitar, keyboard

An eerie, haunting melody line and simple instrumental texture set the plaintative tone of this blessing.

Uses: Weddings, Blessing Rituals, Funerals
Item #7234 $1.15


JERUSALEM (Psalm 137)
from The Seven Signs and Psalms of the Notre Dame Folk Choir
by Steven C. Warner
SATB choir, cantor, assembly, C instrument, 2 violins, guitar, keyboard

Uses: Lent, Holy Week, Funerals
Item #7245 $1.15


JINA LA BWANA
from Prophets of Joy and Crossroads of Praise
by Steven C. Warner
SATB choir, percussion

Stirring Magnificat setting incorporates English with Swahili text. Intensity builds in the exhilarating final section with choral modulation and extraordinary percussion writing.

Uses: Marian Feasts, Anniversaries, Celebration of Vows
Item #7228 $1.15


THE LORD'S PRAYER
from Of Holy Women
by Steven C. Warner
SATB choir, assembly, C instrument, string trio, guitar, keyboard

This beautiful setting of the Lord's Prayer was specifically crafted for the congregation during the liturgy. Sensitive string trio and C instrument writing makes this arrangement a must.

Uses: Sundays, General
Item #7204 $1.90


MAGNIFICAT: MY SOUL FLIES FREE
from Prophets of Joy
by Steven C. Warner and Alan Hommerding
SATB choir, assembly, 2 violins, trumpet in B-flat, organ

This stately hymn setting was commissioned by the Notre Dame Center for Pastoral Liturgy for its silver anniversary.

Uses: Marian Feasts, Evening Prayer
Item #7220 $1.40


MAKE OF OUR HANDS A THRONE
from Wisdom, My Road
by Steven C. Warner
2-part choir, descant, cantor, assembly, C instrument, 2 violins, cello, keyboard

Uses: Eucharist
Item #7273 $1.15


MAY YOU CLING TO WISDOM
from Of Holy Women
by Steven C. Warner
SATB choir, cantor, assembly, guitar, keyboard

Adapted from Proverbs 4, this harmonically lush composition offers much diversity throughout the year. The choir at Notre Dame uses this selection as a benediction over catechumens.

Uses: Weddings, Ordination, Reconciliation, Lent
Item # 7205 $1.40


O MARY OF PROMISE
from Wisdom, My Road
arranged by Steven C. Warner
SA choir, solo, C instrument, guitar, optional keyboard

Set to the Irish tune Siobhan ní Laoghaire, the gentle, lullabye style of this piece complements the text honoring the Blessed Virgin.

Uses: Marian feasts, Service
Item #7265 $1.15


O POOR LITTLE JESUS
from Candled Seasons
arranged by Chrysogonus Waddell, O.C.S.O.
SATB choir, a cappella

This simple arrangement of a traditional African-American spiritual increases in intensity through verses for soprano solo, 3-part women's voices, and SATB choir.

Uses: Christmas, Lent, Passion
Item #7209 $1.00


REMEMBER
from Of Holy Women
by Chrysogonus Waddell, O.C.S.O.
SATB choir, a capella

Dramatic and reflective anthem for Holy Thursday that calls to mind the full import of the Triduum.

Uses: Holy Thursday
Item #7226 $1.00


ROSA MYSTICA
from Prophets of Joy
by Chrysogonus Waddell, O.C.S.O.
SATB choir, a capella

Exceptional choral arrangement of this traditional text. A must for serious choirs.

Uses: Christmas Season
Item #7222 $1.40


SEND FORTH YOUR SPIRIT, O LORD (Psalm 104)
from Prophets of Joy and Psalms of the Notre Dame Folk Choir
by Steven C. Warner
SATB choir, cantor, assembly, optional C instrument, guitar, keyboard

Energetic version of Psalm 104 perfect for 12-string guitar and ad lib percussion.

Uses: Responses to Easter Vigil Reading I, Pentecost Vigil, Confirmation
Item #7227 $1.15


SET YOUR HEART ON THE HIGHER GIFTS
from Candled Seasons
by Steven C. Warner
SATB choir, cantor, assembly, C instrument, string trio, guitar, keyboard

Passages from 1 Corinthians 13 about love and commitment are set to an artfully flowing melody, especially useful at weddings.

Uses: Advent, Feast of the Holy Family, Weddings
Item #7211 $1.65


SING! HOSANNA!
from Prophets of Joy
by Steven C. Warner
SATB choir, assembly, flute, 2 clarinets, organ

This piece harkens back to the old processional psalms that pilgrims used as they made their way to the holy city of Jerusalem. This setting for Palm Sunday employs some of those grand pilgrimage texts: Psalms 47, 66, 100, and 122.

Uses: Palm Sunday
Item #7224 $1.65


SLEEPERS, AWAKE!
from Prophets of Joy
by Steven C. Warner
3-part choir, trumpet in B-flat, organ

The lyrical vocal melody line in the canon is accompainied by brilliant organ and trumpet writing.

Uses: Easter Season
Item #7229 $1.65


SONG OF JUDITH
from Of Holy Women
by Steven C. Warner
SATB choir, assembly, C instrument, 2 violins, percussion, guitar, keyboard

The spirit of the Old Testament comes alive with sounds of timbrel, cymbal, and drum dancing in the presence of the Lord. Written for the Spring 1992 Conference of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops, hosted at Notre Dame.

Uses: Marian Feasts, Gathering
Item #7203 $1.90


SONG OF RUTH
from The Seven Signs
arranged by Steven C. Warner and Karen Schneider-Kirner
Soprano-Baritone duet, violin, C instrument, guitar, keyboard

Uses: Vows, Renewal of Vows, Weddings
Item #7248 $1.40


TAKE COMFORT, MY PEOPLE
from Wisdom, My Road
arranged by Steven C. Warner and Ellen Doerrfeld Coman
SATB choir, assembly, oboe, 2 violins, cello, guitar, organ

Uses: Advent
Item #8653 $2.15


UNTO US A CHILD IS BORN
from Candled Seasons
adapted by Chrysogonus Waddell, O.C.S.O.
SATB choir, a cappella, optional assembly

Two unison Gregorian chants of the Christmas season are combined with a touch of harmony in a refrain. This is a perfect accompaniment to a candle-lit procession.

Uses: Christmas
Item #7210 $1.00


WISDOM, MY ROAD
from Wisdom, My Road and Of Holy Women
by Steven C. Warner and Leslie Barnhart
SATB choir, assembly, 2 violins, C instrument, guitar, keyboard

Uses: Ordinary time, Catechumenate, Weddings
Item #7263 $1.25


YOU HAVE PUT ON CHRIST
from The Seven Signs
by Chrysogonus Waddell, O.C.S.O.
SATB choir, soprano solo, assembly, optional handbells, optional cello, guitar, keyboard

Uses: Easter, Christian Initiation
Item #7249 $1.40


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