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The Prayer

Music by David Foster

Originally Performed by Celine Dion

"The Prayer" is a song by Canadian singer Celine Dion and Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli. It was written by David Foster, Carole Bayer Sager, Alberto Testa and Tony Renis. "The Prayer" was originally recorded in two solo versions for the 1998 film Quest for Camelot, in English by Dion and in Italian by Bocelli. A duet between Dion and Bocelli later appeared on their respective studio albums, These Are Special Times (1998) and Sogno (1999), and was released as a promotional single on 1 March 1999. "The Prayer" won a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1999 and a Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals in 2000. It received positive reviews from music critics and entered adult contemporary charts in Canada and the United States in 1999. In 2008, Dion released a live version of "The Prayer" as a duet with Josh Groban. This music download entered the Canadian Hot 100 at number 37 and the Billboard Hot 100 at number 70.

    Release Date: 1999

Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media

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Andrea Bocelli : The Andrea Bocelli Song Album : Solo : Songbook : 073999066548 : 0634086677 : 00306654

Andrea Bocelli : The Andrea Bocelli Song Album    onsale

30 works as popularized by Andrea Bocelli.

Songlist: Canto Della Terra, Caruso, Con Te Partiro, Ideale, II Mare Calmo Della Sera, Il Mistero Dell'Amore, Immenso, In-Canto, L'Ultima Canzone, L'Ultimo Re, La Luna Che Non C'e, La Serenata, Le Tue Parole, Mai Piu' Cosi' Lontano, Malia, Mattinata, Melodramma, Nel Cuore Lei, O Mare E Tu, Occhi Di Fata, Per Amore, The Prayer, Rapsodia, Resta Qui, Romanza, Se La Gente Usasse Il Cuore, Sogno, Sogno D'Amore, Tu Ci Sei, Vaghissima Sembianza, and more

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by Andrea Bocelli | 4089b | Songbook | $21.95 | PVG

Andrea Bocelli : The Best of Andrea Bocelli: Vivere : Solo : Songbook : 888680858346 : 1540037258 : 00284720

Andrea Bocelli : The Best of Andrea Bocelli: Vivere

The first greatest hits album from this popular Italian tenor features 16 of his most popular songs, and our songbook features vocal transcriptions with piano accompaniment for 15 of those tracks.

Songlist: The Prayer, Time To Say Goodbye, Romanza, Vivo Per Lei, Vivere, Con Te Partiro, Il Mare Calmo Della Sera, Because We Believe, Sogno, Melodramma, Canto Della Terra, La Voce Del Silenzio, Bésame Mucho, A Te, Io Ci Saro'

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by Andrea Bocelli | 40609b | Songbook | $19.95 | Voice and Piano

Josh Groban : Original Keys For Singers : Solo : Songbook : 884088222178 : 1423436563 : 00306969

Josh Groban : Original Keys For Singers

With his flawless lyrical baritone, Josh Groban is known around the world as a classically influenced pop singer. Over the past five years, the Los Angeles native has become an international superstar, selling more than 23 million albums and filling every arena on his 81-city Awake World Tour. But for all of his success, Groban remains intent on staying connected: not only to his voice and to his songs, but also to his fans. Groban and his recordings have been nominated for more than a dozen awards including the American Music Award, World Music Award, a Grammy Award, and an Academy Award for his performance of "Believe" from the 2005 DreamWorks film, Polar Express starring Tom Hanks. Now singers can perform 22 great songs Groban has popularized with these arrangements straight from his original recordings!

Songlist: Alejate, Awake, Believe, February Song, In Her Eyes, L'Ultima Notte, Lullaby, Machine, Mai, Never Let Go, Now Or Never, O Holy Night, Per Te, The Prayer, Remember When It Rained, So She Dances, To Where You Are, Un Amore Per Sempre, Un Dia Llegara, You Are Loved (Don't Give Up), You Raise Me Up, You're Still You

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by Josh Groban | 5246b | Songbook | $19.95 | Voice and Piano

III Of A Kind : Back To The Drawing Board : 1 CD

III Of A Kind : Back To The Drawing Board    Out of Print

Fresh from their surprising win at the Harmony Sweepstakes Bay Area Regional, Filipino group III of a Kind brings us an equally surprising first CD. Deeply spiritual singers Gelo Francisco, Edward Granadosin and Annie Nepomuceno, one of few three-singer a cappella groups we have encountered, did not pull off their win because of flashy costumes and knock-your-socks-off dance moves. They did it with powerful harmonies and eye-opening music, both abundantly present on "Back To The Drawing Board." Seven songs: the Hanson's "MMMBop," Sting's "If You Love Somebody (Set Them Free)," Lennon/McCartney's "We Can Work It Out," "Where Is Love," "The Prayer," "His Eye Is On The Sparrow" and "Prayer of St. Francis." The first four songs are a cappella, the last three are accompanied-but beautiful harmonies and soulful singing throughout. Back To The Drawing Board? From their performance in SF and this CD, we think it's more like On To Triumph!

Songlist: Singin' a cappella, MMMBop, If You Love Somebody, We Can Work It Out, Where Is Love?, Other Songs... not-apella, The Prayer, His Eye Is On The Sparrow, Prayer of St. Francis

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2962c | 1 CD | $14.98 ON SALE $ | A Cappella

Libera : Angels Sing: Libera in America : 1 CD : 825646172672 : WCL617267.2

Libera : Angels Sing: Libera in America

Libera, the celestial-sounding, chart-topping boy choir, brings its distinctive blend of innovative textures, meditative solos and shimmering, ecstatic choral harmonies, embedded in atmospheric instrumental arrangements, to a combination of religious and secular music. The group recorded a live concert for DVD in Washington, D.C. at the spectacular Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. With Libera in America, the young Londoners pay tribute to their host country and church with a characteristic blend of sacred and secular music in both the classical and popular traditions, bringing together innovative textures, meditative solos and shimmering, ecstatic choral harmonies. The album opens with Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee, inspired by Beethoven's 9th Symphony, and among the following tracks are some of Libera's greatest hits - including Sanctus, inspired by Johann Pachelbel's famous Canon, and Song of Life by the Japanese composer Takatsugu Muramatsu. These numbers are complemented by such universal sacred favorites as the haunting Amazing Grace and Schubert's soaring Ave Maria

Songlist: Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee, How Can I Keep From Singing, Morning Has Broken, America, The Beautiful, Poor Wayfaring Stranger, Amazing Grace, Wonderful World, The Prayer, Be Still My Soul, How Great Thou Art, Rest in Peace, Sanctus, Song of Life, Ave Maria, Voca Me, How Shall I Sing That Majesty

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22252c | 1 CD | $16.95

Martins : A Cappella : 1 CD : 617884893521 : SPHL489352.2

Martins : A Cappella

Nearly two decades after releasing their first a cappella album - a perennial fan favorite and instant bestseller - the Dove Award-winning trio regroups for a recorded celebration of harmony and hymns. Heritage songs of the faith such as, "Come Thou Fount," and modern inspirational hits like, "The Prayer," and, "You'll Never Walk Alone," couple with the production artistry of southern gospel darlings Michael English and David Phelps, creating another vocal-only hit for the incomparable sibling singers.

Songlist: He's Everything To Me, You'll Never Walk Alone, When I Go Away, Fairest Lord Jesus, Praise To The Lord, Shut De Do / Three Little Birds, Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silent, Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing / Fill My Cup, Lord, The Prayer, If Ever We Needed The Lord Before We Sure Do Need Him Now

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22232c | 1 CD | $13.95

New Tradition Chorus : A Holiday Tradition : 1 CD : Jay Giallombardo

New Tradition Chorus : A Holiday Tradition

And now, ladies and gentlemen, up on the stage, resplendent in their "76 trombones" uniforms, the pride of Northbrook, Illinois, directed by Jay Giallombardo, current SPEBSQSA Chorus Champions New Tradition are here with a very strong new Christmas CD! Christmas being all about tradition, nostalgia, spirit and sweet singing, "A Holiday Tradition!" is a winner on all counts. Enough said, except here's the songlist: "In The First Light," "What Child Is This?," "Hark the Herald/Angels We Have Heard On High," "It Came Upon A Midnight Clear," "Peace On Earth/Little Drummer Boy," "Silent Night," "O Holy Night," "O Little Town Of Bethlehem," "I Have Seen The Light," "Deck The Halls," "Silver Bells," "Let It Snow," "March Of The Wooden Soldiers," "Light The Legend," "Sing A Song Of Hannukah" and "The Prayer." Enjoy!

Songlist: In The First Light, What Child Is This?, Hark The Herald/AngelsWe Have Heard On High, It Came On a A Midnight Clear, Peace On Earth/Little Drummer Boy, Silent Night, O Holy Night, O Little Town Of Bethlehem, I Have Seen The Light, Deck The Halls, Silver Bells, Let It Snow, March Of The Wooden Soldiers, Light The Legend, Sing A Song Of Hannukah, The Prayer

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5492c | 1 CD | $14.98 | A Cappella

Pentatonix : Evergreen : 1 CD : 194399331828 : RCA993318.2

Pentatonix : Evergreen

The three-time GRAMMY award-winning quintet releases their sixth holiday project featuring 14-tracks, including the just-released lead single, "It's Been A Long, Long Time," their rendition of the popular 1945 tune.

Songlist: It's Been a Long, Long Time, Wonderful Christmastime, I Saw Three Ships, Home for the Holidays, River, Over the River, The Prayer, Evergreen, Frosty the Snowman, I Just Called to Say I Love You, Little Saint Nick, It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, My Heart With You, We Wish You a Merry Christmas

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Performed by Pentatonix | 4053c | 1 CD | $11.95

Individual Folios

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The Prayer : 2-Part : Greg Gilpin : Celine Dion : 1 CD : 00-48510 : 038081553337

Greg Gilpin : The Prayer

This breathtaking arrangement brings the world-famous Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli duet to 2-part choirs with a well-crafted piano accompaniment and an optional violin obbligato. Elegant voice parts come naturally, allowing rehearsals to focus on deeper musicality. The arranger's thoughtful foreword invites conductors and singers to use the ebb and flow of tempo, creating shade and light reflective of the text. For ease of learning, there are fewer Italian words than in the original, and a pronunciation guide is included.

Arranger: Greg Gilpin Performed By: Celine Dion

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Voicing: 2-Part | Sheet Music | $2.25 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-48510

The Prayer : SATB : Mark Hayes : Carole Bayer Sager : Celine Dion : Sheet Music : 00-41789 : 038081468693

Mark Hayes : The Prayer

Originally recorded separately by both Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli, the English and Italian versions were later combined to create this well-known duet. A beautiful, yet supportive, Mark Hayes' accompaniment makes this new arrangement soar.

Arranger: Mark Hayes | Composer: Carole Bayer Sager Performed By: Celine Dion

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.05 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00-41789 | Showtrax CD Available
Other Voicings: SAB, SSA, TTBB

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