Lighting the Flame of Hope (Melody based on the Traditional French Carol "Carol of the Birds"). Composed by Ruth Elaine Schram. Choir Sacred. 2-Part Choir. Choral (Sacred); Choral Octavo; Worship Resources. Church Choral Series. Advent; Christmas; Sacred; Winter. Grade 2. Choral Octavo. 12 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.29407).
Lighting the Flame of Hope is meant to accompany the weekly ritual act of illuminating each of the candles in the Advent wreath. With an optional obbligato flute part and several flexible performance options (as well as optional scriptural narrations) this graceful anthem is meant to provide additional substance to this long-established and cherished liturgical action. Utilizing the traditional French carol, Carol of the Birds, this anthem will make a delightful addition to worship during the Advent season.
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The Alfred Church Choral Series (ACCS) includes scripture references and seasonal applications in every octavo. The series includes original works, choral masterworks, and folk, gospel, hymn, and spiritual arrangements.