The Oxford Book of Flexible Anthems

A complete resource for every church choir

Alan Bullard
Spiral-bound paperback
In stock


The Oxford Book of Flexible Anthems is the perfect resource for church choirs of all types and sizes. Each piece is presented with flexible scoring options, clearly explained throughout, enabling performance by various combinations of singers. With complete coverage of the Church's year, this is a must-have collection for all church choirs.

  • Perfect for small choirs, young choirs, choirs with few men, choirs just starting out, and choirs with limited rehearsal time
  • More than 60 flexibly scored anthems, including many new pieces
  • Accessible keyboard accompaniments, suitable for organ or piano
  • Comprehensive coverage of the church year
  • New arrangements of favourite anthems in flexible scorings
  • Wide range of styles, from the Renaissance to the present day
  • Available in paperback and spiral-bound editions
  • A perfect companion to The New Oxford Easy Anthem Book


  • John Rutter: A Clare Benediction
  • L. J. White: A Prayer of St Richard of Chichester
  • William Boyce: Alleluia
  • Cecilia McDowall: Author of life divine
  • David Evans arr. Richard Shephard: Be still for the presence of the Lord
  • Scottish Trad. arr. Alan Bullard: Bread of the world
  • Malcolm Archer: Brightest and best
  • W. K. Stanton: Christis the world's true light
  • Richard Shephard: Christ the Lord is risen again
  • J. S. Bach: Christians shout for joy andgladness
  • Hilary Tadman-Robins: Come down, O love divine
  • plainsong arr. John Scott: Creator of the Stars
  • KerryAndrew: Drop, drop slow tears
  • Frank Henry Shera: Evening Service in C
  • Martin How: Fairest Lord Jesus
  • 14thcent. Irish arr. Alan Bullard: Gabriel to Mary came
  • Botswanan Trad. arr. Alan Bullard: Give thanks to God
  • ArmstrongGibbs: God be in my head
  • Alan Bullard: God in mine eternity
  • Alan Bullard: God so loved the world
  • Welsh Trad.arr. David Thorne: God that madest earth and heaven
  • Franz Liszt: Hail, Virgin Mary (Ave Maria)
  • David Thorne: Hark, theglad sound
  • Ian Ray: Harvest Carol
  • Cecil Cope: He is risen
  • Richard Farrant: Hide not thy face
  • FranzSchubert arr. Alan Bullard: Holy, holy, holy, Holy is the Lord
  • Alan Smith: Holy, holy, holy! Lord God Almighty
  • GeorgPhilipp Telemann: Hosanna to the Son of David
  • Bob Chilcott: Irish Blessing
  • Edward Elgar: Jesu, Lamb of God, Redeemer(Ave verum corpus)
  • English Trad. arr. Alan Bullard: Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
  • W. A. Mozart: Jubilate (Let us praiseyou)
  • Samuel Webbe: Lamb of God (Agnus Dei)
  • Stephen Cleobury: Let all mortal flesh keep silence
  • Alan Smith:Like the murmur of the dove's song
  • Felix Mendelssohn: Lord, in thy mercy
  • F. H. Shera: Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in C
  • Thomas Campion arr. Alan Bullard: Never weather-beaten sail
  • French Trad. arr. Alan Bullard: Now the green blade riseth
  • English Trad. arr. Alan Bullard: O Breath of life
  • Charles Villiers Stanford: O for a closer walk with God
  • Simon L ole: O God of mercy
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: O God, your goodness
  • John Weldon: O praise God in his holiness
  • C'esar Franck: Panis angelicus
  • Christopher Wiggins: Peace between nations
  • Gabriel Faur'e: Pie Jesu
  • Hildegard of Bingen: Praise to the Trinity
  • Bob Chilcott: Psalm 150
  • Christopher Wiggins: Rejoice in the Lord alway
  • African Trad. arr. Alan Bullard: Shout for joy
  • Alan Bullard: Star of Wonder
  • Guidetti/Henry G. Ley: The eternalgifts of Christ the King
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: The Heavens sing praises to God
  • Michael Praetorius: The Lord ascendeth
  • John Rutter: The Lord bless you and keep you
  • Bob Chilcott: The Lord's my Shepherd
  • Alan Bullard: The Peace ofGod
  • David Blackwell: The True and Living Bread
  • Andrew Smith: There is no rose
  • Maurice Greene: Thou visitestthe earth
  • Nick Burt: To be a Pilgrim
  • American spiritual arr. Peter Hunt: Were you there?
  • arr. Alan Bullard:Where all charity and love are (Ubi caritas)
  • Philip Wilby: Wondrous cross

Additional Information

Item Number: 9780193358966
Format: Spiralbound paperback
Number of Pages: 296
Publication Date: 08/11/2007
ISBN: 9780193358966
Format: 249x174
Voices: Upper Voices - 3 parts or more; SAB; SATB; Men's Voices; Flexible
Force: Flexible forces
Level of difficulty: B


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