Sing a Mighty Song! (Together We Sing Series). Composed by Greg Gilpin. For Choral, Trumpet (3-Part Mixed). Choral. 16 pages. Published by Shawnee Press (HL.35027656).
Commissioned by the Indiana Music Educators Association for the 2011 Middle School Honor Choir, this exuberant festival opener begins with “Alleluias” and a building piano accompaniment. The voices introduce the lyric “Sing a mighty song, awake, arise ye voices” in a celebratory 3/4 meter. The text speaks of awakening our voices and the voices of heaven and earth in this delightful choral that modulates and includes a descant. An optional trumpet part adds excitement and fanfare to this rousing concert work that is a strong opening or final programming selection. Available separately: 3-Part Mixed, 2-Part, PianoTrax CD 2011. Duration: 2:50.
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