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Melodious Accord A Concert of Praise

By Alice Parker

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SATB choir soli, SATB choir with (piano) or (organ) or (Both piano and organ) or (brass quartet and harp)
Composed by Alice Parker. Multi-Movement/Large Choral Work. 21st Century, Americana. Instrument parts. E.C. Schirmer Publishing #3010. Published by E.C. Schirmer Publishing (EC.3010).

Item Number: EC.3010

ISBN 600313430107. Octavo inches. Text: Various American.

This "Concert of Praise" is entirely based upon hymn tunes and texts found in the first five editions of a shape-note hymnal entitled Genuine Church Music. This cantata is divided into four movements: Welcome; Old Testament; New Testament; and Farewells. Keyboard reduction provided in Choral Score may be played either on piano or organ alone. If both are used together, the piano should play the harp part and the organ should play the brass part. Brass parts include: Trumpets I and II, Trombones I and II .

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  • 5

    Anonymous
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • May 01, 2014 Melodious Accord

    I sung this cantata with a 25 voice choir in the late '80's. It's now 2014 and I still remember how majestic and glorious the pieces were. "Guide Me O Thou Great Jehova" and "God Moves in a Mysterious Way". If you are part of a reasonably accomplished...

    church choir, you need to sing this for your congregation. It will be a blessing to all.

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  • 5

    Barbara
    Location:
    Northwest Arkansas
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • February 13, 2008 Pure Joy

    I performed this with Don McCullough and the Virginia Symphony many years ago. The previous reviewer said he/she was still singing it after a week. It's been fifteen years, for me, and I sing them all the time. I'm now working on getting my daughter's choir...

    to do a few; they're a small group. This is amazing music, and will slip into the depths of your soul, if you allow it.

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  • 5

    Brentz Thompson
    Location:
    Lewisburg, WV
  • April 28, 2005 Performer's experience - awesome

    I had the privilege of performing in a chorale led by Mrs. Parker recently in a performance of the Melodious Accord cantata. The works are difficult to learn, but well worth the effort. You feel that you are worshipping and praising God as you are giving your all to sing...

    these tunes. Alice Parker has given several familiar hymns new arrangements which transcend their old tunes -especially House of our God (a rouser), Come ye disconsolate (a beautiful air) and God Moves in a Mysterious Way (it washes over you - I am still singing that song after a week). Whets your appetite for more.

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