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Sacred TTBB with unison or 2-part children's chorus

I am programming a concert of sacred music for an 12-voice advanced male ensemble of mostly pro singers in a live acoustic in a chapel. I would like to include the youth chorus of the church that we are performing in. We have already once performed the TTBB Christiansen arrangment of "Beautiful Savior" with the kids singing the treble solo in unison and then doubling Tenor I up the octave on the last verse, and I am looking for one more piece that might a have a simpl(ish) children's or be adapted to include a children's part. The choir has about 20-25 trebles aged 8-12 and their director can prepare them well, but they are not full-on musicians outside of church. Unison or very simple 2-part would be best. Does anyone have any ideas of something to adapt or something that exists that we can sing together?
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on May 31, 2013 4:03pm
The only things I have are secular. For several years I had both an advanced HS a cappella men's group as well as a boy choir, and I would have them perform together once a year. We typically did modern a cappella versions (my arrangements) of popular music like "You Can't Always Get What You Want", "The Lion Sleeps Tonight", "Be True to Your School", etc. Let me know if you ever want any of these for future use. Happy to share. Would love to hear what you end up programming!
on June 3, 2013 6:55am
Thank you, Adam, I will bear your arrangements in mind. I am now considering Dawson's TTBB arrangement of "There Is A Balm in Gilead" with the children's choir singing the solo parts. I think that can work.
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