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O Clap Your Hands

Music by John Rutter

O clap your hands is an anthem in English for choir and organ by John Rutter. He composed the setting of verses from Psalm 47 in 1973 for a four-part choir and organ, and also made a version with orchestra. It was first published in 1973. Later, Rutter included it in Psalmfest, a collection of nine psalm settings.

    Release Date: 1973


Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media

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Christopher Morris (editor) : Anthems For Choirs 4 : SATB : 01 Songbook : 9780193855847 : 9780193530164

Christopher Morris (editor) : Anthems For Choirs 4

26 anthems for SATB chorus by twentieth-century composers. These fifty anthems have been chosen with average church choirs in mind, but it is hoped that the collection will prove useful to cathedrals, collegiate churches and those churches supporting cathedral-like choirs. The collection covers all the main seasons and festivals in the church year and also includes a number of anthems for general use. Twelve of the anthems are suitable for unaccompanied singing.

Songlist: O Thou The Central Orb, Puer Natus, On This Day Earth Shall Ring, Lord, Thou Hast Told Us, A Litany, Christ The Lord Is Risen Again, Lift Up Your Heads, O Clap Your Hands, A Pure River Of Water Of Life, A Hymn To The Trinity, We Wait For Thy Loving Kindness, Set Me As A Seal, O Taste and See, Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence, Thou, O God, Art Praised In Sion, Faire Is The Heaven, Give Us The Wings Of Faith , Make A Joyful Noise (Jubilate Deo), O Be Joyful In The Lord, O How Amiable, Like As The Hart, Jesu Dulcis Memoria, A Prayer For Peace, Lo, In The Time Appointed, Ah, Holy Jesus, Gloria In Excelsis

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Voicing: SATB | 9470b | Songbook | $25.95


Janice Killian / Linda Rann / Michael O'Hern : Essential Repertoire for the Developing Choir - Level 2 Treble, Teacher : Treble : 01 Songbook : 073999401127 : 08740112

Janice Killian / Linda Rann / Michael O'Hern : Essential Repertoire for the Developing Choir - Level 2 Treble, Teacher

Essential Repertoire is a core library of time-tested choral works which provide a framework for teaching style and history, all through performance. The graded series includes Masterworks (Renaissance through Contemporary), Folksongs (American and Multicultural), Spirituals, A Cappella and Accompanied works. The series is available for beginning through advanced choirs, and for mixed, treble and tenor bass ensembles.

Songlist: Make A Joyful Noise Unto The Lord, Danny Boy, Den Tod Niemand zwingen kunnt (O death, None couldLay Thee Low), Early One Morning, Glorificamus Te, Joyfully Sing!, O Clap Your Hands, Poi ch'el mio foco e Spento (Since now my anger's burned out), Rise Up, Shepherd, And Follow, Sanctus (Holy, Holy, Holy), Shenandoah, Slumber Song, The Song Of The Birds, Sound The Trumpet, St. Louis Blues, The Time Of Singing, Wind Of The Western Sea

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Voicing: Treble | 1820b | Songbook | $24.95


John Rutter : Psalmfest : SATB : 01 Songbook : John Rutter : 0193380404

John Rutter : Psalmfest

This excellent choral collection by John Rutter is written for mixed voices and keybord. The nine movements form a single choral work comprising seven pieces previously published separately and two new movements. A broad range of emotions all find their place with rich and varied musical settings. It features solos for soprano and tenor soloists - an excellent addition to your sacred choral program!

Songlist: O Be Joyful In The Lord, I will Lift Up Mine Eyes, Praise The Lord, O My Soul, The Lord Is My Shepard, Cantate Domino, The Lord Is My Light And Salvation, O Clap Your Hands, O How Amiable Are Thy Dwellings, O Praise The Lord Of Heaven

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Voicing: SATB | 9361b | Songbook | $11.95 | Accompanied


Julian Elloway (editor) : The Oxford Book of Tudor Anthems : SATB : 01 Songbook : 9780193533257 : 9780193533257

Julian Elloway (editor) : The Oxford Book of Tudor Anthems

A definitive collection of 100 anthems from Tudor times to the present, this book includes favorites as well as lesser-known pieces. The anthems were selected for their practical usefulness for church choirs today, bearing in mind the needs of smaller choirs: the anthems are mostly for SATB with or without keyboard accompaniments.

Songlist: Ave verum Corpus , Haec dies , Justorum animae , Laetentur coeli , Miserere mei , O quam gloriosum , Sing joyfully , Teach me O Lord , This day Christ was born , Factum est silentium , Call to remembrance , Hide not thou thy face , Lord for they tender mercy's sake , Almighty and everlasting God , Hosanna to the Son of David , O clap your hands , O Lord in thy wrath , This is the record of John , Let thy merciful ears , O Lord the maker , Ave Maria , Ascendit Deus , If Ye Love Me, O nata lux , Salvator mundi , With all our hearts , I heard a voice , When David heard , Give almes of thy goods , Alleluia. I heard a voice , and more

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Voicing: SATB | 9693b | Songbook | $23.95 | A Cappella


Malcome Archer (Editor) : Epiphany To All Saints for Choirs : SATB : 01 Songbook : 9780193530263 : 9780193530263

Malcome Archer (Editor) : Epiphany To All Saints for Choirs

A uniquely accessible and comprehensive resource for use in church services and concerts throughout the Church's year. The volume's 50 SATB pieces, both accompanied and unaccompanied, are suitable choirs of all sizes and abilities and provides an excellent choice of pieces for the Principal Feasts. The collection champions new, approachable, and unjustly neglected repertoire spanning all periods and traditions, whilst avoiding widely available or difficult music. The book includes many previously unpublished or newly commissioned anthems, arrangements, and editions by important composers and church musicians and contains useful musical and liturgical introductions in addition to full indexes, glossaries of additional uses for the repertoire.

Songlist: Arise Shine O Jerusalem, Behold the Lord, the ruler is come, Bethlehem of noblest cities, Brightest and best of the sons of the morning, It was a star, Lo star led chiefs, Magi venint ab orient, Surge Illuminare, The Journey, Tribus Miraculis, Hodie beata virgo, Maria das Jungfrauelein, Nunc Dimittis, Phos Hilaron, Prayer for the blessing of light, Angelus ad Virginem, Ave maria, Ave maris Stella, Dixit Maria, Hail Blessen Virgin Mary, Ne timeas Maria, Nova Nova, Ascendens Christus, Hail the day that sees him rise, He that descended, O clap your hands, O king of Glory, Lord ascendeth upon high, Gracious Spirit Holy Ghost, Holy spirit ever dwelling, and more

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Voicing: SATB | 9471b | Songbook | $23.95


Orlando Gibbons : Five English Anthems : SATB divisi : 01 Songbook : 888680098377 : 00154024

Orlando Gibbons : Five English Anthems

The choral music of Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625) is unusual among his Tudor contemporaries for being all in English (as far as we know), and is of the very highest quality. This collection provides an excellent value and includes five examples of the work of this rare genius: Almighty and everlasting God; Drop, drop slow tears; Hosanna to the Son of David; Lift up your heads; O Clap Your Hands.

Songlist: Lift Up Your Heads, Drop Drop Slow Tears, O Clap Your Hands, Almighty And Everlasting God, Hosanna To The Son Of David

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Voicing: SATB divisi | 4263b | Songbook | $7.95 | A Cappella


Various Arrangers : English Church Music Vol 1 - Anthems & Motets : SATB : 01 Songbook : 9780193368415 : 9780193368415

Various Arrangers : English Church Music Vol 1 - Anthems & Motets

Oxford Choral Classics: English Church Music assembles in two volumes around 100 of the finest examples of English sacred choral music of the past five centuries. The first volume, dedicated to anthems and motets, presents both favourite and lesser-known works, from the exceptional Renaissance polyphony of Taverner, Tallis, and Byrd, through the Restoration led by Purcell, to the glorious works of the great nineteenth- and twentieth-century composers, including Wesley, Elgar, Stanford, Vaughan Williams, and Howells. The volume contains a number of more substantial works, including Mendelssohn's Hear my prayer, Stainer's I saw the Lord, and Naylor's Vox dicentis: Clama, as well as a wonderful selection of shorter pieces, from Gibbons's O Lord, in thy wrath to Walton's Set me as a seal upon thine heart. With the second companion volume of canticles and responses, this bipartite collection presents a comprehensive survey of English sacred music at its best.

Songlist: Rejoice in the Lord alway, Jesu, the very thought of thee, Salvator mundi, O where shall wisdom be found?, Ave verum Corpus, Haec dies, Justorum animae, Sing joyfully, They are at rest, Lord, for thy tender mercy's sake, O clap your hands, O Lord, in thy wrath, These are they which follow the Lamb, Lord, let me know mine end, My song is love unknown, Faire is the heaven, O how glorious is the kingdom, Like as the hart desireth the waterbrooks, Greater love hath no man, The souls of the righteous, Hear my prayer, Nolo mortem peccatoris, Vox dicentis: Clama, Ave Maria, Ascendit Deus, Hear my prayer, O Lord, I was glad when they said unto me, Let mine eyes run down with tears, Lord, how long wilt thou be angry?, Remember not, Lord, our offences, and more

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Voicing: SATB | 7363b | Songbook | $24.95


Various Arrangers : Joyful Songs : SSA : Sheet Music : 02437

Various Arrangers : Joyful Songs

Your women's ensemble will shine with this joyous a cappella original "Jubilate Deo". Powerful and joyous in expression, this is an ideal concert/festival opener. "O Clap Your Hands" is an exciting showpiece for contest or festival! Rhythmic vitality and solid harmonies propel this work to a powerful conclusion. "Joyfully Sing" - Irrepressible joy fills the air in this superb a cappella concert work for the women of your choir. Dynamic!

Songlist: Jubilate Deo, O Clap Your Hands, Joyfully Sing

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Voicing: SSA | 8082b | Sheet Music | $4.95 | A Cappella


Individual Folios

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O Clap Your Hands : SSA : Julie Knowles : Julie Knowles : Sheet Music : 41715050 : 073999923506

Julie Knowles : O Clap Your Hands

An exciting showpiece for contest or festival! Rhythmic vitality and solid harmonies propel this work to a powerful conclusion.

Composer: Julie Knowles

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.10 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 41715050


O Clap Your Hands : SAB : Julie Knowles : Julie Knowles : Sheet Music : 41715070 : 073999967302

Julie Knowles : O Clap Your Hands

An exciting showpiece for contest or festival! Rhythmic vitality and solid harmonies propel this work to a powerful conclusion. Available: SSA a cappella, 3-Part Mixed a cappella.

Composer: Julie Knowles

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Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $2.10 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 41715070


O clap your hands : SATB : John Rutter : John Rutter : Sheet Music : 9780193407374

John Rutter : O clap your hands

In this resplendent anthem, John Rutter sets Psalm 47 to a joyous melody, with a flamboyant organ part and rapid metre changes that build towards an exhilarating finale.

Composer: John Rutter

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $3.25 |
9780193407374

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