Choral & Classroom

Why We Sing

Why We Sing

Series: Shawnee Press Publisher: Shawnee Press SATB Composer: Greg Gilpin

This product has a minimum order quantity of five copies.

This powerful, original ballad by Greg Gilpin is stunning in lyric and song. A simple unison beginning builds to an ending with full choral presence and moving descant. “A sound of hope, a sound of peace, a sound that celebrates and speaks what we believe ... this is why we sing, why we lift our voice.” This will be your power ballad for the year and with the full orchestration available or CD accompaniment track, your singers and audience will literally be moved to tears. An outstanding choral work! Available separately: SATB, SAB, TBB, SSAA, 2-part, Orchestration, StudioTrax CD.

Inventory #HL 35025875 UPC: 747510067498 Publisher Code: A2239 Width: 6.75" Length: 10.5" 12 pages

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Series: Shawnee Press Publisher: Shawnee Press 2-Part Composer: Greg Gilpin

This product has a minimum order quantity of five copies.

This powerful, original ballad by Greg Gilpin is stunning in lyric and song. A simple unison beginning builds to an ending with full choral presence and moving descant. “A sound of hope, a sound of peace, a sound that celebrates and speaks what we believe ... this is why we sing, why we lift our voice.” This will be your power ballad for the year and with the full orchestration available or CD accompaniment track, your singers and audience will literally be moved to tears. An outstanding choral work! Available separately: SATB, SAB, TBB, SSAA, 2-part, Orchestration, StudioTrax CD.

Inventory #HL 35025876 UPC: 747510067511 Publisher Code: E0538 Width: 6.75" Length: 10.5" 12 pages

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Series: Shawnee Press Publisher: Shawnee Press SSAA Composer: Greg Gilpin

This product has a minimum order quantity of five copies.

This powerful, original ballad by Greg Gilpin is stunning in lyric and song. A simple unison beginning builds to an ending with full choral presence and moving descant. “A sound of hope, a sound of peace, a sound that celebrates and speaks what we believe ... this is why we sing, why we lift our voice.” This will be your power ballad for the year and with the full orchestration available or CD accompaniment track, your singers and audience will literally be moved to tears. An outstanding choral work! Available separately: SATB, SAB, TBB, SSAA, 2-part, Orchestration, StudioTrax CD.

Inventory #HL 35025878 UPC: 747510072683 Publisher Code: B0631 Width: 6.75" Length: 10.5" 12 pages

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Series: Shawnee Press Publisher: Shawnee Press Score & Parts Composer: Greg Gilpin

This powerful, original ballad by Greg Gilpin is stunning in lyric and song. A simple unison beginning builds to an ending with full choral presence and moving descant. “A sound of hope, a sound of peace, a sound that celebrates and speaks what we believe ... this is why we sing, why we lift our voice.” This will be your power ballad for the year and with the full orchestration available or CD accompaniment track, your singers and audience will literally be moved to tears. An outstanding choral work! Available separately: SATB, SAB, TBB, SSAA, 2-part, Orchestration, StudioTrax CD.

Instrumentation Number of Parts Pages Per Part
SCORE 1 20
FLUTE 1 1
OBOE 1 1
BB CLARINET 1 1
ALTO SAX 1 1
TENOR SAX 1 1
F HORN 1 & 2 2 2
TRUMPETS 1 & 2 2 2
TROMBONE 1, 2 2 1
PERCUSSION 1 1 1
PERCUSSION 2 1 1
HARP 1 2
VIOLIN 1 1 2
VIOLIN 2 1 2
VIOLA 1 2
CELLO 1 2
DOUBLE BASS 1 1
MASTER RHYTHM 1 4

Inventory #HL 35025879 UPC: 747510069126 Publisher Code: LB0431 Width: 8.5" Length: 11.0"

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Series: Shawnee Press Publisher: Shawnee Press Format: CD Studiotrax CD Composer: Greg Gilpin

This powerful, original ballad by Greg Gilpin is stunning in lyric and song. A simple unison beginning builds to an ending with full choral presence and moving descant. “A sound of hope, a sound of peace, a sound that celebrates and speaks what we believe ... this is why we sing, why we lift our voice.” This will be your power ballad for the year and with the full orchestration available or CD accompaniment track, your singers and audience will literally be moved to tears. An outstanding choral work! Available separately: SATB, SAB, TBB, SSAA, 2-part, Orchestration, StudioTrax CD.

Inventory #HL 35025880 UPC: 747510181422 Publisher Code: CD0261 Width: 5.0" Length: 5.0"

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Series: Shawnee Press Publisher: Shawnee Press SAB Composer: Greg Gilpin

This product has a minimum order quantity of five copies.

This powerful, original ballad by Greg Gilpin is stunning in lyric and song. A simple unison beginning builds to an ending with full choral presence and moving descant. “A sound of hope, a sound of peace, a sound that celebrates and speaks what we believe ... this is why we sing, why we lift our voice.” This will be your power ballad for the year and with the full orchestration available or CD accompaniment track, your singers and audience will literally be moved to tears. An outstanding choral work! Available separately: SATB, SAB, TBB, SSAA, 2-part, Orchestration, StudioTrax CD.

Inventory #HL 35025883 UPC: 747510067504 Publisher Code: D0670 Width: 6.75" Length: 10.5" 12 pages

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Series: Shawnee Press Publisher: Shawnee Press TTBB Composer: Greg Gilpin

This product has a minimum order quantity of five copies.

This powerful, original ballad by Greg Gilpin is stunning in lyric and song. A simple unison beginning builds to an ending with full choral presence and moving descant. “A sound of hope, a sound of peace, a sound that celebrates and speaks what we believe ... this is why we sing, why we lift our voice.” This will be your power ballad for the year and with the full orchestration available or CD accompaniment track, your singers and audience will literally be moved to tears. An outstanding choral work! Available separately: SATB, SAB, TBB, SSAA, 2-part, Orchestration, StudioTrax CD.

Inventory #HL 35025884 UPC: 747510072690 Publisher Code: C0339 Width: 6.75" Length: 10.5" 12 pages

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Series: Shawnee Press Publisher: Shawnee Press Format: Octavo SATB a cappella Composer: Greg Gilpin

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Greg Gilpin's ever-popular anthem, which has been sung throughout the world in every voicing, has been re-imagined by the composer as an a cappella work. The introduction begins as the piano setting does with vocals dancing with light vocal jazz into the first words of “a sound of hope” and developing layer after layer into the final and bold ending. There is no lack of energy, expression or emotion in this new unaccompanied setting and will absolutely thrill a cappella choirs desiring to sing this timeless modern choral classic.

Inventory #HL 35032376 ISBN: 9781540032928 UPC: 888680784744 Width: 6.75" Length: 10.5" Run time: 0:03:30 12 pages

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