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John Purifoy

Living in: Knoxville, Tennessee .

John Purifoy is an ASCAP composer and arranger with various published choral anthems, cantatas and keyboard collections and works recorded by Carol Lawrence, Anita Kerr, the Chicago Master Chorale and other artists. His work for chorus and orchestra, We Hold These Truths, narrated by Alex Haley won the 1987 Freedoms Foundation Award for musical programs. He is the composer and lyricist of the stage musical, Lambarene, which received a workshop production at the state theatre of New Jersey in 1991. John lives in Knoxville, Tennessee with his wife Vicki, a television news producer, and two teenage sons, Drew and Michael.

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John Purifoy : Holly and Ivy : SATB : 01 Songbook : 884088310813 : 08749596

John Purifoy : Holly and Ivynew

With the celebration of Advent more popular each year, this work by John Purifoy will be a welcome tool for the traditional Hanging of the Green service. You will find each title in this unique collection usable throughout December as well. Available separately: SATB, Preview CD, ChoirTrax CD, Chamber Orchestra Score and Parts (fl, ob, hp, timp, perc, vn 1, 2, va, vc, b), CD 10-Pak, Preview CD Pak. Duration: ca. 15:00.

Songlist: Angels We Have Heard On High, O Come, O Come, Emmanuel, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, The Holly And The Ivy, Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus, Lo, How A Rose E'er Blooming, He Is Born, Good Christian Men, Rejoice, O Come, Little Children, Peace, Hope, Light And Love

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Voicing: SATB | 9925b | Songbook | $5.95


John Purifoy : Candles of Advent : SATB : 01 Songbook : 073999275988 : 08743801

John Purifoy : Candles of Advent

Usher in the Season of Light with Candles of Advent, a creative collection of carols and songs. Use the anthems individually during the Advent season through Christmas, or with the narration included for a complete cantata. Medium easy.Available separately: SATB, Instrumental Pak (Chamber Orchestra) and ChoirTrax CD.

Songlist: Love Came Down At Christmas, Immanuel, To Thee We Sing, O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings, O Come, Emmanuel, Hark! The Glad Sound

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Voicing: SATB | 9919b | Songbook | $5.95


John Purifoy : Shadows of Sacrifice : SATB : 01 Songbook : 884088024604 : 08745172

John Purifoy : Shadows of Sacrifice

John Purifoy interweaves hymn texts and Scripture with beautiful music to create an unforgettable and emotion-filled Tenebrae experience. From the pensive Is it I, Lord? to the dramatic Father, Forgive Them, the music and text blend to tell the story in a most powerful way. Narration and service suggestions included. Instrumental ePak includes score and parts for Flute, Oboe, English Horn, Percussion, Harp, Violin 1, 2, Viola, Cello and Contrabass. ChoirTrax CD also available. Performance Time: Approx. 20 minutes

Songlist: Prelude, 'Tis Finished, The Messiah Dies (Benediction), 'Tis Midnight, Father, Forgive Them, Friend, Why Are You Here?, Is It I, Lord?, Oh Thou Who Through This Holy Week, Remove This Cup, Were You There?

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Voicing: SATB | 9922b | Songbook | $6.95


John Purifoy : Listen to the Angels : Director's Edition : 073999270983 : 08743850

John Purifoy : Listen to the Angels

The angels at Angel Central in the Heavenly Realms are busy as usual, but this year the new angel on the block wants to hear the full story again of what happened on that first Christmas night. It's up to Lead Angel Gabriel to recount the Greatest Story Ever Told with a little help from his friends. This 16-minute musical contains sparkling songs and linking dialog, easily prepared and presented. Perfect for younger voices (Grades K-4). Includes 4 songs. Available: Director's Manual (includes reproducible singer pages), ChoirTrax CD (stereo and split track accomp.), Preview CD (with vocals), and CD 10-Pak (10 Preview CDs for individual rehearsal). Performance Time: Approx. 15 minutes. For Grades K-4.

Songlist: Overture, Joy To The World, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, Go, Tell It On The Mountain, Christmas Is A Celebration, Good News Comin'!, Mary You've Been Chosen, On A Night Like Tonight

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20533b | Director's Edition | $29.95


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A Candlelight Christmas : SATB : John Purifoy : Director's Edition : 08741501 : 073999415018

John Purifoy : A Candlelight Christmas

From Advent to Nativity, the message of Christmas is conveyed in fresh musical moments and the spoken word in this highly flexible work. Traditional carols are blended with new Christmas songs to create a cantata appropriate for Advent, Christmas, Hanging of the Greens, or Lessons and Carols services. Available: SATB, Instrumental Pak (Full Orchestra), Instrumental Pak (Chamber Orchestra), ChoirTrax Cassette, ChoirTrax CD, Preview Cassette, Preview Pak, RehearsalTrax Pak.

Arranger: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $5.95 | With Piano |
08741501 | Choirtrax CD Available


A Christmas Blessing : SATB : John Purifoy : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 35028993 : 884088906078

John Purifoy : A Christmas Blessing

Uses: Christmas Eve, Christmas, Benediction, Concert Scripture: Romans 15:13; Galatians 3:14 A peaceful moment of benediction at the conclusion of a Christmas service is part of many worship traditions. This ancient Irish blessing is filled with touching imagery of stars, hearth and angels, all wrapped up in beautiful music. Don't miss this elegant choral blessing! Duration: ca. 2:31.

Composer: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.50 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35028993


A Communion of Carols : SATB : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 35027920 : 884088569983

John Purifoy : A Communion of Carols

Uses: Hanging of the Green, Christmas Eve, Christmas, Communion Scripture: Isaiah 9:1-6; Titus 2:11-14; John 1:1-14 Here is a pleasing menagerie of seasonal carols perfect for use during candlelight communion observances. The octavo includes: O Come All Ye Faithful, Away in a Manger, The First Noel, and Silent Night. These are presented with an optional candlelight communion service guide rich with programming suggestions. Beautiful and useful!

Arranger: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.50 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35027920


A Home Over Jordan : SATB : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 08743953 : 073999439533

John Purifoy : A Home Over Jordan

A message of strength and hope is woven throughout this arrangement of three beautiful spirituals. Purifoy masterfully combines Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child, Steal Away and Deep River along with a sensitive accompaniment to create a special moment for any service. Performance Time: Approx. 4:45

Arranger: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.60 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08743953


A Hymn of Peace : SATB : John Purifoy : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 00126029 : 884088994044

John Purifoy : A Hymn of Peace

With words by Oliver Wendell Holmes, commissioned for the National Peace Jubilee held in Boston in 1869, and original, uplifting music, this work speaks to a nation's desire for healing and reconciliation. Though alluding to Christmas in the final stanza, the work is excellent for ecumenical, patriotic and community performances.

Composer: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00126029
Other Voicings: SSA


A Little Child Shall Lead Them : SATB : John Purifoy : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 08752603 : 884088546212

John Purifoy : A Little Child Shall Lead Them

John Purifoy has crafted an exquisite anthem based on Isaiah 11:1-9. John's dedication of this work to grandsons Jacob and Luke give it an extra special touch. Duration: ca. 4:30.

Composer: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08752603


A Peaceful Kyrie : SATB : John Purifoy : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 00125339 : 884088989637

John Purifoy : A Peaceful Kyrie

Incorporating the traditional Kyrie and Agnus Dei texts, this meditative setting creates a peaceful flowing effect through harmonic richness and gentle modal sonorities. Excellent for building choral tone, blend and intonation!

Composer: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00125339
Other Voicings: SAB


A Thanksgiving Prayer : SATB : John Purifoy : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 00143381 : 888680055776

John Purifoy : A Thanksgiving Prayer

Uses: General, Thanksgiving Scripture: Psalm 7:17; Psalm 118:21; I Thessalonians 5:17-18 With each repetition of Thanks be to God, this anthem endears itself to the heart of the worshipper. Based melodically on a treasured American tune, this emotional octavo lifts a petition of gratitude with luscious harmonies and a moving cello part. Layers of beauty characterize the textures of the part-writing, and a sensitive touch with dynamics and tone quality will yield stunning results with your choir. Distinctive!

Composer: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00143381


A Thanksgiving Tapestry : SATB : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 35028994 : 884088906085

John Purifoy : A Thanksgiving Tapestry

Uses: General, Thanksgiving Scripture: Psalm 24:1; Psalm 100:4; Philippians 4:4 A thanksgiving cornucopia for church choirs is found in this medley of favorites. Invite the congregation to join for a true interactive experience for all worshippers. Creative transitions and festive modulations encourage singing and corporate worship. Use piano and organ to create a joyous effect. Duration: ca. 2:44.

Arranger: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.50 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35028994


Address to the Moon : SATB : John Purifoy : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 08703409 : 884088566258

John Purifoy : Address to the Moon

The delicate nuance of the Chopin-esque accompaniment provides the perfect support to the expressive melodic phrases in this lovely work with text by the American poet Nathaniel Hawthorne. Available separately: SATB, SAB, SSA. Duration: ca. 3:00.

Composer: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08703409
Other Voicings: SAB, SSA


Adeste Fideles : SATB : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 00117951 : 884088891039

John Purifoy : Adeste Fideles

Here is a stately setting of the traditional hymn with four stanzas in Latin (with optional English verses) that will be accessible and very useful for many Christmas programs and services. Optional strings. Available separately: SATB, SAB, SSA, ChoirTrax CD. String parts (vln 1, vln 2, vla, vcl, bs) available as a digital download. Duration: 3:05.

Arranger: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.10 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00117951 | Choirtrax CD Available
Other Voicings: SAB, SSA


Ain't Got Time to Die : SATB : John Purifoy : Hall Johnson : Sheet Music : 50484629 : 073999846294 : 0634045733

John Purifoy : Ain't Got Time to Die

Here is the famous and popular spiritual by Hall Johnson in a new accompanied edition by John Purifoy. Easily-learned and very effective in performance or worship!

Arranger: John Purifoy | Composer: Hall Johnson

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.95 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 50484629


All Creatures, Sing Praise : SATB : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 00152732 : 888680094522

John Purifoy : All Creatures, Sing Praise

Welcome this confident setting of a towering hymn classic to your choral repertoire. Energized with effective choral techniques, this setting is an ideal festive opener for any service. Brilliant brass and jubilant handbell options lift the concept to dizzying heights. Unforgettable! Score and Parts (tpt 1-2, tbn 1-2) and Handbell part (3 octaves) available separately as digital downloads.

Arranger: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.90 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00152732


All We Like Sheep : SATB : John Purifoy : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 35028107 : 884088606718

John Purifoy : All We Like Sheep

Uses: Lent, Holy Week Scripture: Isaiah 53:4-7 A foundational Scripture for all believers is lovingly presented in this sonorous choral tapestry. Like a delicate tonal watercolor, this portrait of grace is replete with word painting and shimmering harmonies that seem to beckon the listener to introspection. The piano is both vocally supportive and musically contributive to the emotive qualities of this moving testament of grace.

Composer: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35028107


American Anthem : SATB : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 08748672 : 884088238551

John Purifoy : American Anthem

Ken Burns' powerful PBS Series The War, featured this contemporary song by Gene Scheer, beautifully performed by Norah Jones. The lyrics speak to the sacrifice, selflessness and bravery of the men and women who fought on the front lines and the home front during World War II. This setting is accessible to most choral groups and will be a wonderful tribute to those we seek to honor. Available separately: SATB, SAB, SSA, ShowTrax CD. Duration: ca. 3:35.

Arranger: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08748672 | Showtrax CD Available
Other Voicings: SAB, SSA


American Hymn Sampler (Medley) : SATB : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 08741842 : 073999418422

John Purifoy : American Hymn Sampler (Medley)

A medley of favorite American hymns with optional brass quartet. Includes: Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing; On Jordan's Stormy Banks; My Shepherd Will Supply My Need. Available: SATB, Instrumental Pak, ChoirTrax CD.

Arranger: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.50 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08741842


An English Christmas (Medley) : SATB : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 08742370 : 073999423709

John Purifoy : An English Christmas (Medley)

O Sing a Song of Bethlehem blends with Sing We Now of Christmas for a dynamic and distinctively English-flavored Christmas anthem. The a cappella chorale in the middle is framed by a reprise of the main theme. Use as an offertory or call to worship. Brisk and inviting! Available: SATB.

Arranger: John Purifoy | Country: England

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.40 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08742370


Ancient Words : SATB : John Purifoy : Lynn DeShazo : Sheet Music : 08749615 : 884088311216

John Purifoy : Ancient Words

This modern praise song is quickly becoming embraced by congregations of all styles and ages. The lyrics describe the timeless element of God's Word and will provide an inspirational moment to a variety of worship settings. Available separately: SATB, SAB, 2-Part Mixed. Duration: ca. 3:00.

Arranger: John Purifoy | Composer: Lynn DeShazo

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.95 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08749615
Other Voicings: SAB, 2-Part


And the Word Became Flesh : SATB : John Purifoy : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 08743345 : 073999433456

John Purifoy : And the Word Became Flesh

Using the immortal words of the Gospel of John as a focal point, this energetic offering maintains a driving and upbeat pace throughout. The melody is spirited, and the accompaniment really adds to the celebrative feel. Available: SATB, BonusTrax CD.

Composer: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.50 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08743345


Angels Carry Me Home : SATB : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 08748433 : 884088222369

John Purifoy : Angels Carry Me Home

This expressive setting of three favorite spirituals begins reflectively and gradually builds into full sonorities, then moves to a hushed conclusion. Great for developing a sense of phrasing and line! Includes: All My Trials, Jacob's Ladder, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot. Available separately: SATB, SAB, SSA. Duration: ca. 3:00

Arranger: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08748433
Other Voicings: SAB, SSA


Anthem : SAB : John Purifoy : Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus : Josh Groban : Chess : Sheet Music : 08621654 : 884088311179

John Purifoy : Anthem

Recently performed by Josh Groban in the role of Anatoly Sergievsky in a rock concert revival of the musical Chess, this inspiring song is simply breathtaking! Available separately: SATB, SAB, SSA, Chamber Orchestra score and parts (fl, ob, hn, tpt1, tpt2, tbn, bstbn, perc, timp, str: 88442), ShowTrax CD. Duration: ca. 2:50.

Arranger: John Purifoy | Composer: Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus | Lyricist: Tim Rice Performed By: Josh Groban | Musical: Chess

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08621654 | Showtrax CD Available
Other Voicings: SATB, SSA


Anthem for Christmas : SATB : John Purifoy : Michael W. Smith : Sheet Music : 08745314 : 884088058890

John Purifoy : Anthem for Christmas

This majestic anthem from Michael W. Smith's Christmas album proclaims the wonder of the gift of the baby boy, the Son of God: All creation sing His praises, Earth and heaven praise His name, All who live come join the chorus, Find the words, His love proclaim. Performance Time: Approx. 2:30.Available separately: SATB, SAB, SSA, BonusTrax CD and Instrumental ePak. Instrumentation: Flute, Oboe, Trumpet 1 & 2, F Horn, Trombone, Tuba, Percussion, Timpani, Violin 1 & 2, Viola, Cello and Bass.

Arranger: John Purifoy Performed By: Michael W. Smith

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.70 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08745314
Other Voicings: SAB


Appalachian Fiddler : SATB : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 00126220 : 884088995232

John Purifoy : Appalachian Fiddler

This vibrant work is infused with joyful energy! Three American folksongs are combined with original words and music to create a spectacular showcase for school and community groups. The authentic fiddle obbligato adds to the fun! Includes: Cotton Eyed Joe, Cumberland Gap, Goin' Across the Mountain.

Arranger: John Purifoy | Country: Appalachia

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00126220
Other Voicings: SAB, SSA


Ask Ye What Great Thing I Know : SATB : John Purifoy : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 00103678 : 884088693534

John Purifoy : Ask Ye What Great Thing I Know

This standard hymn text is given a fresh treatment here by John Purifoy. Flowing lines and beautiful harmonies will make this a memorable experience for your choir. Duration: ca. 2:15.

Composer: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.90 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00103678


Be Still, My Soul : SATB : John Purifoy : Jean Sibelius : Sheet Music : 08750206 : 884088407346

John Purifoy : Be Still, My Soul

John Purifoy's combination of choir, piano, and cello is wonderfully crafted, making for a sensitive worship moment. Includes cello part. Available separately: SATB, ChoirTrax CD. Duration: ca. 4:05.

Arranger: John Purifoy | Composer: Jean Sibelius

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08750206 | Choirtrax CD Available


Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair : SATB : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 00118875 : 884088902872

John Purifoy : Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair

This Appalachian folk melody for mixed voices and piano counterpoints with the plaintive cello obbligato to create a setting of deep expression and moving emotion. Stunning! Available separately: SATB, SAB. Duration: ca. 2:35.

Arranger: John Purifoy | Country: Appalachia

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00118875
Other Voicings: SAB


Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind : SATB : John Purifoy : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 08703406 : 884088565855

John Purifoy : Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind

Opening with swirling, undulating accompaniment and minor harmonies, this setting of Shakespeare's famous text from As You Like It then moves to a festive major key with the Heigh, ho, the holly section. Available separately: SATB, SAB, SSA. Duration: ca. 2:15.

Composer: John Purifoy | Poetry By: William Shakespeare

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08703406
Other Voicings: SAB, SSA


Born the Baby : SATB : John Purifoy : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 08744827 : 073999879438

John Purifoy : Born the Baby

Here's a light, upbeat piece perfect for a Christmas call to worship. With a nice Latin feel, it features an optional children's choir and percussion. Your choir will enjoy the wonderful, worshipful feel of Born the Baby.

Composer: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.60 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08744827


Bring Back the Springtime : SATB : John Purifoy : Kurt Kaiser : Sheet Music : 00130407 : 888680020934

John Purifoy : Bring Back the Springtime

Uses: General, Commitment Scripture: II Chronicles 7:14; Psalm 51:10 This treasured song from the golden days of contemporary church music is lovingly set in a new arrangement. With its message of renewal, the text is encouraging to our journey of faith, and the winsome beauty of the melody is undeniable. A beautiful piano accompaniment will support and enhance your presentation, and easy-to-learn choral writing will work for ensembles of any size. Highly recommended!

Arranger: John Purifoy | Composer: Kurt Kaiser

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.95 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00130407


Cantate Hodie! (Sing on This Day!) : 3-Part : John Purifoy : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 00142992 : 888680052270

John Purifoy : Cantate Hodie! (Sing on This Day!)

This buoyant sacred work will be an excellent and accessible work for contest, festival and sacred concert performance, with a rhythmic and lively refrain contrasted with a somewhat more lyrical section.

Composer: John Purifoy

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Voicing: 3-Part | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00142992
Other Voicings: SSA


Carols of Peace and Joy : SATB : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 35028389 : 884088652920

John Purifoy : Carols of Peace and Joy

Uses: Christmas Scripture: Luke 2:10-11; Isaiah 12:3; I Peter 1:8; Matthew 1:21 A trilogy of joyful carols dance together in this holiday montage well suited for church or concert hall. An energetic piano accompaniment and captivating part-writing make the piece a cheerful reminder of the wonder of Christmas. Three time-honored carols beautifully entwine for your holiday programming. Duration: ca. 3:01.

Arranger: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.50 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35028389


Carols, Rejoice! : SATB : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 08749861 : 884088328511

John Purifoy : Carols, Rejoice!

The radiance and joy of the Christmas season come shining through in this short medley of favorite carols. A delightful opener for Christmas concerts and services, it includes: Angels We Have Heard on High; Good Christians, All Rejoice; Hark! The Herald Angels Sing. Available separately: SATB, SAB, 2-Part Mixed, Chamber Orchestra score and parts (fl, ob, hp, timp, perc, vn 1, 2, va, ca, b), BonusTrax CD. Duration: ca. 2:25.

Arranger: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08749861
Other Voicings: SAB, 2-Part


Celtic Prayer : SATB : John Purifoy : Mark Cabaniss : Sheet Music : 08741026 : 073999648911

John Purifoy : Celtic Prayer

Based on the Psalms and a Celtic melody, this moving anthem of prayer is an intimate statement of faith. Add the optional recorder or flute to enhance the Celtic nature of the piece. Available: SATB.

Arranger: John Purifoy | Composer: Mark Cabaniss

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.50 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08741026


Christ Lives Again : SATB : John Purifoy : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 08743352 : 073999876529

John Purifoy : Christ Lives Again

Opening with hushed anticipation, this anthem builds to a triumphant song of celebration. Weaving scriptural paraphrases with a beautiful original text, this anthem captures the joy of the first Easter morning. Soaring!

Composer: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.50 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08743352


Christians, Awake! Salute the Happy Morn! : SATB : John Purifoy : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 00125221 : 884088988852

John Purifoy : Christians, Awake! Salute the Happy Morn!

Uses: Christmas Scripture: Psalm 57:5; Luke 2:1-10 Here's a wonderful way to open any Christmas service! This classic text has been paired up with fanfare-like voices and a driving, rhythmic piano accompaniment, and the result is this joyous celebration of the birth of Christ.

Composer: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00125221


Christmas Bell Carol : SATB : John Purifoy : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 08744160 : 073999546781

John Purifoy : Christmas Bell Carol

In a new setting of the beloved Ukranian Carol, Jan McGuire's creative lyrics mesh well with John Purifoy's artful setting. The result is a fresh and sparkling new setting of this classic carol. Although handbells are optional, they will obviously add a wonderful touch.

Composer: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.60 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08744160


Christmas Day Gloria! : SATB : John Purifoy : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 08741979 : 073999419795

John Purifoy : Christmas Day Gloria!

The traditional words are seamlessly blended with Angels We Have Heard On High and new material. A great call to worship! Available: SATB, Instrumental Pak, ChoirTrax CD.

Composer: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.40 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08741979


Christmas Is A-Comin' : SAB : John Purifoy : Bing Crosby : Sheet Music : 08749628 : 884088311377

John Purifoy : Christmas Is A-Comin'

This holiday classic recorded by Bing Crosby and others adds a festive touch to all types of school and community concerts. Well-crafted vocal lines and a delightful accompaniment make it an especially useful choice. Available separately: SATB, SAB, 2-Part, ShowTrax CD. Duration: ca. 2:10.

Arranger: John Purifoy Performed By: Bing Crosby

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08749628 | Showtrax CD Available


Christmas Jubilate : SATB : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 00158887 : 888680614706

John Purifoy : Christmas Jubilate

Uses: Call to Worship, Christmas Scripture: Isaiah 7:14; Isaiah 49:3; Matthew 1:23 This joyful Christmas acclamation is a festive flourish based on the famed VESPER HYMN. The essence of the melodic gesture is a carillon-like theme that invites joy and celebration. A contrasting middle section in 12/8 is a creative moment, giving the pianist a moment to shine. Add the regal brass and sparkling handbells to this selection, perfect for both concert and sanctuary usage. Majestic! Score and Parts (tpt 1-2, tbn 1-2) and Handbell part (3 octaves) available separately as digital downloads.

Arranger: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00158887


Christmastime Around the World : SATB : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 08746986 : 884088140656

John Purifoy : Christmastime Around the World

The message of Christmas is clear in any language in this delightful song by Senator Orrin Hatch, Lowell Alexander and Phil Naish.Available separately: SATB, SAB, 2-Part and ShowTrax CD. Performance Time: Approx. 2:40

Arranger: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08746986 | Showtrax CD Available
Other Voicings: SAB, 2-Part


Cold of Winter : 2-Part : John Purifoy : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 00142957 : 888680052195

John Purifoy : Cold of Winter

Set in a haunting minor mode, this piece evokes a sense of mystery that portrays the winter landscape. Excellent for developing part-singing skills, this selection will bring an interesting change of pace to winter and other concerts.

Composer: John Purifoy

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $1.90 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00142957


Create in Me : SATB : John Purifoy : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 35030015 : 888680034177

John Purifoy : Create in Me

Uses: General, Ash Wednesday, Lent Scripture: Psalm 51 This special anthem is a deep prayer for restoration. From the purity of the first unison note to the final rich sonorities, the music celebrates the graceful message of this psalm. Set to music by John Purifoy, here is an ideal offering for Lenten worship or for a time of confession.

Composer: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.50 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35030015


Credo : SATB : John Purifoy : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 00156570 : 888680607029

John Purifoy : Credo

One of the great statements of the Christian church, the Nicene Creed, has been artfully adapted and set to glorious song. The words that are so often corporately recited are now slowed and given deeper expressive potential. The anthem unfolds organically, following the contour of the text with exquisite sensitivity. Explore and discover new meaning in these ancient truths!

Composer: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.90 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00156570


Cuidado Piso Mojado : SATB : John Purifoy : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 08753184 : 884088567743

John Purifoy : Cuidado Piso Mojado

Practice your Spanish and have a little fun with this light-hearted novelty piece that's full of tongue-in-cheek humor! The fiery Latin rhythms add spice! Available separately: SATB, SAB, 2-Part. Duration: ca. 2:00.

Composer: John Purifoy | Country: Latin America

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08753184
Other Voicings: SAB, 2-Part


Da Pacem, Domine : SATB : John Purifoy : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 35028292 : 884088649692

John Purifoy : Da Pacem, Domine

Uses: General, Christmas, Peace Scripture: Psalm 85:8; I Peter 5:7 The universal longing for peace is the theme of this moving choral plea. Infused with a deep and rich harmonic ambiance, this choral provides a full vocal range for your choir to enjoy. The use of the celebrated Canon in D by Pachelbel adds appeal while the prayerful spirit of the text makes it excellent for both concert and sanctuary usage. Duration: ca. 2:45.

Composer: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.80 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35028292


Do I Hear a Waltz? (Medley) : SATB : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 08621616 : 884088280260

John Purifoy : Do I Hear a Waltz? (Medley)

Four charming Broadway classics combine for a whirl around the dance floor in three quarter time. Well-crafted vocal lines and a buoyant piano accompaniment make this 4-minute medley especially appropriate for choirs from high school through adult. Includes: Do I Hear a Waltz?, Falling in Love with Love, It's a Grand Night for Singing, A Wonderful Guy. Available separately: SATB, SAB, SSA. Duration: ca. 3:50.

Arranger: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08621616
Other Voicings: SAB, SSA


Dream with Me : SATB : John Purifoy : Jule Styne : Jackie Evancho : Peter Pan : Sheet Music : 08753908 : 884088604493

John Purifoy : Dream with Me

She's the little girl with the extraordinary voice! This title track from Jackie Evancho's debut album will be a fantastic selection for choirs of all ages, creating a mesmerizing atmosphere that will enchant your audience! Available separately: SATB, SAB, SSA, ShowTrax CD. String parts (sc, vn 1-2, va, vc, db) available as a digital download. Duration: ca. 3:25.

Arranger: John Purifoy | Composer: Jule Styne | Lyricist: Carolyn Leigh, Performed By: Jackie Evancho | Musical: Peter Pan

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08753908 | Showtrax CD Available
Other Voicings: SAB, SSA


Easter Chorale and Alleluia : SATB : John Purifoy : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 08740837 : 073999408379

John Purifoy : Easter Chorale and Alleluia

Opening with a warm choral setting of Charles Wesley's Hail the Day That Sees Him Rise, this selection quickly builds to a triumphant and rhythmic Easter anthem. The contrasting chorale reappears, giving way again to the exciting Sing alleluia, He is risen today! for a stunning climax. Available: SATB, Instrumental Pak.

Composer: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.60 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08740837


Easter Jubilate! : SATB : John Purifoy : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 08743377 : 073999433777

John Purifoy : Easter Jubilate!

Crisp and refreshing, this anthem begins with a proclamation of Easter joy. The melody and accompaniment are nicely rhythmic, while the harmonies offer some nice surprises. Dynamic!

Arranger: John Purifoy | Composer: John Purifoy

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.10 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08743377


Fiddle-I-Fee : SATB : John Purifoy : Sheet Music : 08703439 : 884088649104

John Purifoy : Fiddle-I-Fee

The cat, the duck, the cow, the goose and the dog...all join in the refrain of this popular cumulative American folksong favorite! Add the violin obbligato for authentic folk flavor and you'll have a foot-tapping good time! Available separately: SATB, 2-Part. Duration: ca. 1:50.

Arranger: John Purifoy | Country: United States

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.80 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08703439
Other Voicings: 2-Part

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