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Light a Candle

By Jay Althouse

Choir Secular (2-Part choir)
Composed by Jay Althouse and Marta Keen. Performance Music Ensemble; Single Titles. Alfred Archive Edition: Alfred Choral Designs. Chanukah; Kwanzaa; Secular; Winter. Choral Octavo. 8 pages. Alfred Music #00-16327. Published by Alfred Music (AP.16327).

Item Number: AP.16327


An easy yet touching piece with a meaningful text: "Light a candle, hold a sign of hope in your hand." Opening statement of the melody may be performed by a male/female duet. Basic choral writing, quickly learned by any age choir.

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The Alfred Choral Designs Series provides student and adult choirs with a variety of secular choral music that is useful, practical, educationally appropriate, and a pleasure to sing. To that end, the Choral Designs series features original works, folk song settings, spiritual arrangements, choral masterworks, and holiday selections suitable for use in concerts, festivals, and contests.

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  • 5

    Sydney, NSW, Australia
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  • July 05, 2011 Light a Candle

    A lovely little piece, easy to learn, insightful text, which I've used with both my adult choirs as a recital piece and children's choir for an eisteddfod and recital. Equally enjoyed by adults and children - became the kid's favourite piece. We also used it liturgically as a...

    recessional after a First Communion Mass, the children being presented with al lit candle as they left the church in procession. It was very moving.

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  • January 23, 2006 Meaningful and Lovely

    I sang this song at my school and absolutly loved it! At our performance, It was one of the audience's favorites. It was great!

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