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What Star Is This? — SATB choral
New from Lorenz for Christmas 2009, this anthem provides simplicity and a gradual crescendo to a triumphant ending. Of particular interest is the optional flute obbligato and percussion. I’m quite pleased at how this song turned out… (more)

O For a Heart — SATB choral
The great hymn writer, Charles Wesley, gave special attention to the doctrine of scriptural holiness. His understanding of Christian holiness was expressed in his great prayer hymn “O for a Heart to Praise My God.” Your choir will love this sturdy new anthem by James Koerts… (more)

I’ll Cherish the Cross — SATB choral
This song, earlier released in my choral collection, “Come and Sing,” revisits the text from George Bennard’s classic, “The Old Rugged Cross.” I’m sure your choir or ensemble will enjoy this warm and meaningful selection… (more)

Come to the Table — SATB choral
A joyful, folk-like invitation to gather at our Lord’s table, this communion offering exudes the love of Christ for His family of faith. The simple choral writing perfectly complements the richly flowing accompaniment… (more)

Beneath the Cross of Jesus — SATB choral
James Koerts provides us with a contemplative musical commentary on a classic hymn text in his latest creation. His expressive melody cradles this moving portrait of the cross while rich harmonies provide an appropriate tonal backdrop for the presentation of this important reflection of faith… (more)

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