CHORAL WORKS

 

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The NEW Silent Night

S.A.T.B., accompanied

New melodic and harmonic version of the traditional lyrics.
A contemporized reworking of the traditional Christmas piece.
Score includes piano accompaniment.
Accompaniment tracks available.

The NEW Silent Night - Matt Johnson
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To Serve the Living God

S.A.T.B., accompanied

Commissioned choral work in honor of the 350th anniversary celebration of the North Parish Church of North Andover, MA. Lyrics by the late Rev. David Blanchard. "We reaffirm the ancient vow of those who've gone before...to serve the living God."

To Serve the Living God_Premiere - original
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CEEYADAVE

S.A.T.B., accompanied

Loving and irreverent tribute to honor Rev. David Blanchard's

32 year ministry. For retirements of all kinds...just tweak the lyrics.

CEEYADAVE_Premiere - original
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Born This Very Evening

Unison or Two-Part choir,

piano/handbell accompaniment

This Christmas carol medley features new melodic treatment for unison choir...with an optional harmony line...accompanied by piano and one handbell (F6). A wonderful selection for
Christmas Eve...especially when most of the choir is out of town.

Born This Very Evening_DEMO - arr.
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Now Is the Time

S.A.T.B., accompanied

​Introit / Call to Worship

Short and sweet...let the choir open the service and
lead the congregation into the spirit of worship.

Now Is the Time_DEMO - original
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Light of Ages and of Nations

S.A.T.B., accompanied

Gospel-inspired arrangement of Haydn's hymn tune, "Austria."
Feel free to add instrumentation for a gospel feel.

Light of Ages and of Nations_DEMO - arr.
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O Come, All Ye Faithful

S.A.T.B., accompanied

An upbeat, gospel-inspired Christmas arrangement. The accompaniment seems to work better when supplemented by a shaker or tambourine. A small band might enhance the overall experience. Instrumentation is left up to your imagination.

O Come, All Ye Faithful_DEMO - arr.
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Praise to the Living God

S.A.T.B., a cappella

Synagogue melody arranged for Ecumenical services.

Praise to the Living God_DEMO - arr.
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The Magic of Hanukkah

S.A.T.B., a cappella

Ecumenical services will appreciate this inclusive arrangement which combines several well-known Hanukkah selections.

The Magic of Hanukkah_DEMO - arr.
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Let There Be Peace on Earth

a cappella or accompanied

Arranged with lush harmonies…accompanied or a cappella.

Let There Be Peace on Earth_DEMO - arr.
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Doxology

utilizes 5/4...for Contemporary Worship services

This arrangement of the traditional Doxology was created to blend the familiar song with a newer version a Contemporary Worship service might be able to use...with a Worship Band. The word "Him" was intentionally replaced throughout with the more gender neutral "God." It can easily be changed back, if desired.

Doxology_DEMO - Matt Johnson
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CHORAL COLLECTION

ALL the Choral Works of Matt Johnson

 

Matt has composed and arranged many accompanied and
unaccompanied choral works for Christmas, Hanukkah, Call to Worship,
Introits, Hymn Arrangements, Retirements, etc.