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Manti Temple

High on the Mountain Top

A grandiose yet easy arrangement of the iconic Latter-Day Saint hymn. Suitable for special occasions. Instrumentation: SATB choir and organ Duration: 3 minutes Difficulty: Easy Premiere: 23 February 2014 by the Hyde Park Stake choir, Tara Austin, cond. Music: Ebenezer Beesley, arr. Joseph Sowa Text: Joel Johnson Themes: Restoration, prophets Score and Ordering:  Preview Page 1 PDF: $1.35 per copy* * Authorizes you […]

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How Shall I Bury Thee, My God?

A solemn, intense setting of an Orthodox liturgical text. Instrumentation: SATB choir Difficulty: Very difficult/professional Duration: 4 minutes Premiere: 24 March 2013 by the Provo YSA 15th Stake Choir Text: Sticheron from Friday Vespers Themes: Easter, mourning, death, hope Ordering: Please use my contact form or email inquiries [at] josephsowa.com to order this work.

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heart hands

Love and Joy

A short, tender love song. Easy to rehearse. A great complement to any romantic choral set. Instrumentation: SATB choir Duration: 2 minutes Difficulty: Easy Text: Joseph Sowa Themes: love, romance Score and Ordering:  Preview Page 1 PDF: $1.35 per copy* * Authorizes you to print one copy of the score. Enter copy quantity after clicking “Buy Now.”

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Gerard van Honthorst Natvity

The Lamb of God

A gentle, new setting of a Christmas hymn for unaccompanied choir. Instrumentation: SATB choir Duration: 3 minutes Difficulty: Easy Premiere: 9 December 2012 by the Provo 292nd Ward Choir, Joseph Sowa, cond. Text: Tom Edward Clark Themes: Christmas, the wise men Publisher: LDS Composers’ Network in Hymns Today 4, pp. 36–37 Ordering: Copies may be purchased at hymnstoday.com.

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Gentile da Fabriano - Nativity

Still, Still, Still

A gentle arrangement of my favorite Christmas song. Instrumentation: SATB choir and organ Duration: 3 minutes Difficulty: Easy Premiere: 7 December 2013 by the Longfellow Park 1st Ward Choir, Erica Glenn, cond. Music: Austrian Carol, arr. Joseph Sowa Text: Austrian Carol Themes: Christmas, faith Score and Ordering:  Preview Page 1 PDF: $1.35 per copy* * Authorizes you to print one copy of the […]

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Sweet Hour of Prayer

A colorful, reverent arrangement. Suitable for church choirs. Instrumentation: SATB choir Duration: 3 minutes Difficulty: Medium-easy Premiere: November 2011 by the Provo YSA 6th Ward Choir, Joseph Sowa, cond. Music: William Bradbury, arr. Joseph Sowa Text: William Walford Themes: prayer, faith Score and Ordering:  Preview Page 1 PDF: $1.35 per copy* * Authorizes you to print one copy of the score. Enter copy […]

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Trees and sunshine

There Is Sunshine In My Soul Today

An energetic, contemporary arrangement full of sunshine. Great for high school, college, and auditioned choirs. Instrumentation: SATB choir and piano, four hands Duration: 4 minutes Difficulty: Medium Music: John Sweney, arr. Joseph Sowa Text: Eliza Hewitt Themes: joy, praise Score and Ordering:  Preview Page 1, Page 2 PDF: $1.35 per copy* * Authorizes you to print one copy of the score. Enter […]

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