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Organ and Choir

April 29, 2016

There are some recent additions to my website in the Organ and Choir listing. If you get a chance, please listen, especially to the newer organ pieces. Of course, if you know any choir directors or organists who might be interesting in any of this, please forward them the link to this post. I’d love […]

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New anthem

August 23, 2014

I’m working on a new set of anthems, all extremely easy, all on American Transcendentalist poems. These texts work very well for liberal congregations of any denomination, whether Protestant, Roman Catholic, Judaism, etc., in that they are theistic but not necessarily in an Abrahamic tradition, which also makes them appropriate for denominations such as Unitarian-Universalist […]

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Brightest and Best of the Stars of the Morning

January 2, 2013

First new piece of 2013–an Epiphany anthem! Unison & EZ SATB choral-style   The full score of this individual selection is available on the Choral sheet music page; a screenshot of the opening page is below.  

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The River’s Song for 2-part mixed chorus

September 23, 2012

The River’s Song words and music by Hilton Kean Jones 2-part mixed Very easy 2-part mixed. Appropriate for services with ecological themes, this anthem uses the literary device of female personification of the planet (the Gaia Principle)–piano or organ accompaniment. A more difficult, a cappella SATB, version is also available   The full score is […]

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The Lost for 2-part mixed chorus

September 20, 2012

The Lost words and music by Hilton Kean Jones 2-part mixed An easy, romantic, blended anthem with a strong Celtic feel and an original text based on the three parables of the lost (the shepherd who seeks the sheep that wandered off, the woman who lost her coin, and the prodigal son), with a different […]

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Bound by Love for SATB

September 17, 2012

Bound by Love scriptural paraphrase and music by Hilton Kean Jones SATB An easy and triumphal, traditional sounding, festival anthem with a unison refrain that would be appropriate for congregational and/or an additional, unison choir participation–piano or organ accompaniment. Based on Romans 8-11; the expression, “Abba, father” has been replaced by “Mother, Father, Creator.” See […]

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All Bless the Lamb for 2-part mixed chorus

September 13, 2012

All Bless the Lamb scriptural paraphrase and music by Hilton Kean Jones 2-part mixed A very easy and energetic anthem with a text based on Daniel 3:52-90. Works with any size choir, small or large, and with either piano or organ accompaniment; there is an optional treble obligato instrument part, performed in the demo by […]

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