Andre J. Thomas
Best Selling Chorals
Keep Your Lamps!
This dynamic spiritual setting by Andre Thomas, Keep Your Lamps!, has become a staple for use in multicultural settings, churches, and festivals. Although not very challenging, the piece requires excellent musicianship for the best performance, making it a fantastic instructional tool.
I Am Loved
The strong message of love is beautifully expressed in this setting of the Sara Teasdale poem by the accompaniment’s driving pace and the choral writing’s boldness. I Am Loved is a new entry in the Andre Thomas Choral Series and a fantastic option for festival or honor choirs.
The King Shall Rejoice
One of Handel’s most popular and well-known choral compositions is this one, The King Shall Rejoice. Here, Andre Thomas offers a useful contemporary rendition that will make the song more accessible to our choirs and audiences. The lengthy introduction has been condensed, and the keyboard part—which is not a continuo part—is a condensed version of the orchestration. The piano, two oboes, and bassoon can all be used to execute this version. High school voices can perform this song beautifully at festivals.
To Thee, Cherubim and Seraphim
The “Dettingen” chorals by Handel are still popular in concerts. To Thee, Cherubim and Seraphim, the fourth movement, is a vibrant song of thanksgiving to God. This song, which was chosen for the Texas Allstate, is suitable for both concerts and worship services.
Daa Naa Se (Oh Give Thanks)
This hymn of gratitude from Ghana was arranged by Raymond Wise for mixed voices and piano. Daa Naa Se (Oh Give Thanks) incorporates African drums, rattles, shakers, gourds, and bells to enhance the work.