The Oxford Book of Easy Flexible Anthems

Simple, varied anthems for the church year

Alan Bullard
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The Oxford Book of Easy Flexible Anthems caters for church choirs of all types and sizes, enabling them to have at their fingertips easy music for every occasion. The collection presents flexibility of scoring in a constructive and realistic way, with particular provision for unison or two-part singing, while not forgetting SATB choirs, and a focus on ease of learning and performance. With complete coverage of the Church's year, and a fabulous range of accessible, quality material, this is a vital resource for all church choirs.
Also available as a spiral-bound paperback.

  • More than 65 flexibly scored anthems
  • Suitable for mixed choirs, upper-voice choirs, male-voice choirs, choirs with few men, unison choirs, small choirs, and all other groups
  • Approachable material for choirs with limited rehearsal time and variable performance resources
  • Brand new flexible arrangements of modern classics and traditional favourites
  • Variety of composers, including Malcolm Archer, Alan Bullard, Bob Chilcott, Cecilia McDowall, Sarah Quartel, John Rutter, Will Todd, and Mack Wilberg
  • Wide range of material, from Thomas Tallis to the present day and including plainsong, folk tunes, spirituals, and African songs
  • Accessible keyboard accompaniments suitable for organ (with or without pedals) or piano
  • Comprehensive coverage of the Church's year, excluding Christmas, with a table printed for reference
  • Available in both standard and spiral-bound editions


  • John Rutter: A Gaelic Blessing
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Prayer of St Columba
  • Richard Hubbard: A new commandment
  • Thomas Hewitt Jones: Alive in me
  • William Byrd: Alleluia
  • Jacob Clemens: Alleluia
  • Alan Bullard: Andart thou come with us to dwell?
  • Alan Bullard: Ave Maria (Hail, blessed Mary)
  • W. A. Mozart: Ave verum, Corpus (Jesu, Lambof God, Redeemer)
  • Russell Pascoe: Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice!
  • Bob Chilcott: Be thou my vision
  • KerryAndrew: Before the ending of the day
  • English folk song, arr. Alan Bullard: Bethlehem, of noblest cities
  • Antony Baldwin:Blest are the pure in heart
  • Oliver Tarney: Come, Lord Jesus
  • James Leith Macbeth Bain, arr. Mack Wilberg: Brother James'sAir
  • Oliver Tarney: Christ be with me
  • Alan Smith: Christ the Lord is risen again!
  • Malcolm Archer: Come, O come,our voices raise
  • Mode vii melody, arr. Michael Bedford: Come, Holy Spirit, Creator blest
  • R. S. Thatcher: Come, yefaithful
  • Alan Bullard: Evening Service (Colchester Service)
  • George Dyson: Evening Service in C minor
  • AlanBullard: Father, we praise you
  • Sarah Quartel: Fill your hearts with joy and gladness
  • Benedetto Marcello: Give ear untome
  • David Blackwell: Glory to the Lamb
  • David Fawcett: God be in my head
  • John Goss, accomp. Alan Bullard: God soloved the world
  • Trad. Irish, arr. Alan Bullard: He, whom angels worship
  • Alan Bullard: Hosanna to the Son of David
  • Philip Moore: I believe
  • David Blackwell: Lead me, Lord
  • Malcolm Archer: If ye love me
  • Americanspiritual, arr. Alan Bullard: In my Heart
  • Richard Shephard: Lift up your heads, ye mighty gates
  • Trad. Kenyan, arr. AlanBullard: Let all people praise you, Lord!
  • Peter Hurford: Litany to the Holy Spirit
  • Richard Farrant or John Hilton: Lord,for thy tender mercy's sake
  • Alan Bullard: My spirit longs for thee
  • Edmund Jolliffe: May the road rise up to meet you
  • James Davy: My Peace I Give Unto You
  • Caleb Simper, adap. Alan Bullard: O how amiable
  • John Stainer: O King anddesi re
  • Edmund Jolliffe: O nata lux (O glorious light)
  • William Boyce, adap. Alan Bullard: O praise the Lord
  • Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga, adap. Alan Bullard: O salutaris Hostia (O thou, the saving sacrifice)
  • DEO GRACIAS, arr. RebeccaGroom te Velde: O wondrous sight, O vision fair
  • Trad. French, arr. Alan Bullard: Of the glorious body telling
  • AndrewSmith: Our Father
  • Claudio Casciolini: Panis angelicus (Bread of the angel host)
  • Alan Bullard: Praise be to God!
  • Thomas Tallis, arr. Alan Bullard: Praise God, from whom all blessings flow (All praise, Eternal Son, to thee)
  • MartinLuther, arr. David Willcocks: Rejoice today with one accord
  • J. S. Bach, arr. Alan Bullard: Sheep may safely graze
  • JohnHenry Maunder: Sing to the Lord of harvest
  • Trad. Scottish, arr. A. D. Miller: Spirit of God, unseen as the wind
  • AlanBullard: Stars that shall be bright (They shall not grow old)
  • Ian Assersohn: Still small voice
  • Freeman Lewis, arr.Rebeca Groom te Velde: Take up your c ross, the Saviour said
  • Will Todd: The Call of Wisdom
  • Melody from ChristlicheLieder, arr. Alan Bullard: The Lord ascendeth up on high
  • Alan Bullard: The Lord bless you and keep you
  • PaulLeddington Wright: We love the place, O God
  • Bob Chilcott: There is a green hill far away
  • 17th-cent. Dutch, arr. AlanBullard: This joyful Eastertide
  • Jonathan Willcocks: Wise men seeking Jesus

Additional Information

Item Number: 9780193413252
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 288
Publication Date: 26/01/2017
Format: 249x174
Voices: Flexible
Force: Flexible forces
Level of difficulty: A-B


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