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Alfred Publishing

Nothing Could Be Finer: Those Fabulous 40’s!
Greg Gilpin has put together a fantastic, swingin’ medley of some of the greatest hits of one of our  greatest musical decades, the 1940s. Includes “Jumpin’ at the Woodside,” “Jersey Bounce,” “On the  Atchison, Topeka, and the Santa Fe,” “Chattanooga Choo Choo,” “Pennsylvania 6-5000,” and “Tuxedo Junction.” Need we say more?

SATB 00-25210
SAB 00-25211
SSA 00-25212
SoundTrax CD 00-25213

Go Down Moses
Rhythmic vocal parts are added one by one over the bass section’s walking line, creating a multi-layered a cappella arrangement that is uniquely satisfying to sing and equally exhilarating to hear. An age-old spiritual with an innovative sound!

SSATB, a cappella 00-24093

El Dia De Tu Santo
An inspired setting of a thoughtful Spanish text, traditionally used as a blessing. Strikingly simple, yet elegantly effective, this contemporary choral offers a light multicultural sound and may be sung year-round in either Spanish or English. Gorgeous!

SATB 00-24099
SAB 00-24100
SoundTrax CD 00-24101

Michael Row That Gospel Boat!
Bring the house down with this spirited Greg Gilpin original based on the well-known “Michael Row the Boat Ashore.” Gospel rhythms, chords, and textures really get the job done as your choir sings and claps its way through this explosive and soulful adaptation. A must-have!

SATB 00-24060
3-part mixed 00-24061
2-part 00-24062
SoundTrax CD 00-24063

That’s Entertainment!
It’s the quintessential “show business” song, a real showstopper so spectacular that it was used as the  theme of MGM Studios’ motion picture tribute to the great American Hollywood musicals. And the lyrics! Can they get any better than this? This arrangement includes additional verses which can be used as a “closer” performance.

SATB 00-25196
SAB 00-25197
2-part 00-25198
SoundTrax CD 00-25199
“That’s Entertainment!” DVD 00-24120

When the Sun Goes In
A sublime combination of “All My Trials” and “Every Night When the Sun Goes In,” enjoyable and accessible for all choirs. A delicate piano accompaniment underscores the simple sustained vocal phrases that begin on unison pianissimo and grow to full harmonic beauty. A stunning spiritual setting!

SATB 00-23964
SAB 00-23965
SSA 00-23966
2-part 00-23967
SoundTrax CD 00-23968

The Winner Takes It All
Bring Broadway to your concert with this moderate tempo ballad from the international musical hit,Mamma Mia!, currently running in New York and 18 other cities around the world. The show incorporates the music of the Swedish vocal group ABBA, and Greg Gilpin has turned this hit into a fine choral work.

SATB 00-25200
SAB 00-25201
SSA 00-25202
SoundTrax CD 00-25204

Santa’s On His Way! Medley
Combine three Christmas favorites (“Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town,” “Jolly Old St. Nicholas,” and “Up on the Housetop”), add a 60s rockin’ beat, a speech choir/rap section, and what have you got? A holiday hit from arranger Greg Gilpin. Available in three voicings for choirs of all ages.

SATB 00-25192
SAB 00-25193
2-part 00-25194
SoundTrax CD 00-25195

Inside Your Heaven
Perform this incredible hit from the finale of AMERICAN IDOL Season 4, as sung by Winner Carrie Underwood and Finalist Bo Bice. Greg Gilpin’s arrangement captures the kick in this rock ballad, which took over the pop charts.

SATB 00-25074
SAB 00-25075
SSAA 00-25076
SoundTrax CD 00-25077

Perfect Christmas
Here’s a new doo-wop Christmas classic from the Trans-Siberian Orchestra from the motion picture Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas. A fun-filled, “shoo-bie doo-wah” holiday blast that’s great for any age group. A perfect Christmas number for your perfect Christmas concerts.

SATB 00-25188
SSAB 00-25189
2-part 00-25190
SoundTrax CD 00-25191

Instrument of Peace
There is no better peace song for today. The compassionate sentiment, based on the words of Francis of Assisi, and lyrical music, composed by Greg Gilpin, will inspire generosity of the human spirit in your singers and listeners alike.

SATB 00-24104
3-part mixed 00-24105
2-part 00-24106
SoundTrax CD 00-24107
SoundPax 00-24108
(arr. Mark Hayes) (fl., ob., cl., 2 Fr. horn, 3 tpt., 2 tbn., bs. tbn./tuba, 2 perc., harp, rhy., synth., 2 violin, viola, cello, double bass)

BriLee Music Publications

A Peaceful Gloria
Exquisitely expressive, this work pulls the initial text of the Gloria apart and treats each section differently, each beautifully and peacefully. Greg then combines the three sections, bringing together heaven, earth and man to a peaceful, quiet close. There are aesthetic experiences to be found in this work.

3-part mixed, with opt. Baritone BL527
Accompaniment Track BLCD0T16
Carl Fischer Publishing

Carl Fischer Publishing

There’ll Be Joy
With a gospel-rock feel and accompaniment rhythm track, this motivational piece will inspire your singers and audience, alike. Very easy to learn, with natural harmonies that provide an excellent teaching opportunity for part singing, and a rhythm sure to keep you clapping and tapping, this is the recipe for success!

Accompaniment Rhythm track CD CM8954

Little Brown Jug
Greg Gilpin has a real knack for taking a children’s folk song and turning it into a brilliant concert performance piece, and Little Brown Jug is no exception. This is perfect for middle school and elementary choirs that are learning to sing parts independently. The partner song form with an adorable bridge allows young singers to experience choral music and have fun at the same time. Perfect!

3-part mixed CM8963

Armed Forces - The Pride of America
Here is the definitive version of a patriotic musical armed forces tribute. With the official songs from all five service branches of the armed forces in addition to the Pledge of Allegiance and the Star Spangled Banner; Armed Forces - The Pride of America most certainly speaks to everyone who is proud to be an American. Beautifully woven together with classic march melodies, this piece will have audiences humming in the aisles.
All parts are written to be easily performed, requiring little rehearsal or preparation to create a thrilling concert experience. Designed to be presented independently by band, orchestra and chorus in any voicing, all versions of this medley can also be performed together. The Concert Band arrangement is by Larry Clark.

3-part mixed CM8974
2-part CM8975
Optional Concert Band Accompaniment CPS61
Optional Concert Band Score CPS61F
Optional Concert Band Individual Part CPS61P

Heritage Music Press

Look to This Day for It is Life
From its hushed, mysterious opening, the musical portrait of this Sanskrit proverb is painted with beauty and simplicity, building to a gorgeous climax with the opening melody revisited in full choral sonorities. It is also an outstanding selection for graduation or any inspirational performance, and is dedicated to Greg’s brother, Rick Gilpin, celebrating his 25th year of teaching vocal music.

SATB 15/2196H

A Travelin’ Folk Song Medley
Get ready to roll with this extremely clever and creative medley featuring a variety of up-tempo folk songs whose themes are about traveling or moving. Included are: She’ll Be Comin’ ‘Round the Mountain; Skip to My Lou; My Home’s Across the Smoky Mountains; Bowling Green; Green Corn.

SAB 15/2203H
2-part 15/2202H
Performance/Accompaniment CD 99/1995H

Old House, Tear It Down
Looking for something exciting, fresh and different? Look no further! Greg has arranged this traditional tune with all the ingredients for an absolute show-stopper: a hip, swing feel in minor mode; hand claps; a rhythmic speech section which layers in the excitement and rhythms; and a fabulous accompaniment track. A terrific teaching piece!

3-part mixed 15/2161H
2-part 15/2195H
Performance/Accompaniment CD 99/1971H

Chiu, Chiu, Chiu
This charming, festive folk song from Uruguay is an absolute delight! Both Spanish and English lyrics are included, as well as parts for triangle, claves, high and low drums. Easily learned, with limited vocal ranges and a melody that practically sings itself! Try adding a Spanish folk dance to round out this multicultural/interdisciplinary experience.

3-part mixed and Small Percussion 15/2147H
2-part and Small Percussion 15/2183H
Performance/Accompaniment CD 99/1969H

Be a Santa Claus
“Jingle, jingle, like Kris Kringle, spread some merry cheer! It’s that time of year! Everyone can be a Santa Claus!” This original gem just sparkles! Complete with partner song format, a spoken ‘rap-style’ descant, and performance suggestions, it’s replete with the holiday spirit. From the collection, So Much MORE to Sing About! (30/1930H).

2-part with Descant 15/2098H
Performance/Accompaniment CD 99/1962H

Quotes of My Friend Ben
2006 marks the 300th birthday of Benjamin Franklin. Why not celebrate and pay tribute to this great American on your spring or fall concert! This bright original features many of his famous words of wisdom and common sense. There is also an optional opening narration, full of interesting facts and tidbits about our friend, Ben.

2-part 15/2123H
Performance/Accompaniment CD 99/1974H

I Can’t Wait ‘til Recess
“Tick, tock…patiently I watch the clock. Reading and writing are fun, that’s true. But, there’s something else I can’t wait to do. It’s a special time of day when we all go out and play!” This extremely clever original will bring smiles to everyone! Complete with ‘rap-style’ spoken verses about all the exciting things to do at recess and its partner song format, it’s a snap to learn. Performance suggestions are included. From the collection, So Much MORE to Sing About! (30/1930H).

2-part with Descant 15/2099H
Performance/Accompaniment CD 99/1963H

Sing and Dance Around the World
Have fun traveling around the world with this collection of music, dances and games from ten different countries. All pages are reproducible and each unit includes a song, the steps to a basic folk dance, a page of fun facts about the country, its people and traditions, and an activity. The included CD provides a recording of the song to help facilitate dancing and singing in your classroom.

Unison voices with CD 30/2080H

Pictures of December

Greg’s popular collections/revues: So Much to Sing About! (#30/1889H); So Much MORE to Sing About! (#30/1930H) and The Words We Live By (#30/2041H) have delighted music educators, students and audiences with songs that educate, entertain, and create top-notch performances. Heritage Music Press now presents his newest collection/revue for the special month of December. Written in a wide variety of styles, the songs touch on many of the different ‘pictures’ we all ‘see’ or associate with December: Snow and Winter scenes; Santa Claus; Christmas trees; a Hanukkah dance; Caroling; Bells; and more, complete with simple dialogue/narrations and staging suggestions, including using a giant picture frame for your performance area. The final song, Always Believe, is a beautiful, touching ballad that sings of how we truly are connected at this time of year. If a revue is not your choice, each of these songs stands alone as an individual Two-part choral, OR you might consider adding your own musical selections to create a more ‘personalized’ program. Either way, this work is extremely flexible and filled with options to meet the varying needs of music educators. Like Greg’s other collections, this book includes Vocal/Piano scores, reproducible vocal parts and a Performance/Accompaniment CD! A wise investment that will serve you, your singers and audiences well for many years to come.

2-part with Performance/Accompaniment CD included 30/2112H $39.95

Shawnee Press

A Star Spangled Celebration (incorporating This Is My Country, America and My Country ’Tis of Thee) This fast paced, pop-style medley is a break from patriotic tradition. Opening grandly into a contemporary work with This Is My Country, this choral develops into America, grows into a gospel style setting of My Country ’Tis of Thee and ends as it began with This Is My Country. It remains up-beat and powerful until the very last chord. A Star Spangled Celebration is a choreographer’s dream of movement and energy, and a wonderful addition to festival programming.

SATB A2284
SSA B0635
SAB D0713
StudioTrax CD CD0325

Adeste Fideles
Beauty in simplicity best describes Greg’s new Latin setting, Adeste Fideles, for the Christmas season. The unison singing gently seated above a fluid piano accompaniment develops into a musically lifting chorus that will bring out the best in your young singers’ voices. The “B” section, more bold and deliberate, resolves back into the softer verse and chorus, creating repetition in learning. Available for TB voices as well, this piece creates a wonderful opportunity for your male singers to sing with heart and confidence.

TB C0342
2-Part E0583
PianoTrax CD CD0293

Reuben and Rachel
Greg’s humorous arrangement of this folk song allows boys and girls to argue with each other lyrically and musically. It’s simple and smart with a crisp piano accompaniment that feels percussive. Teach your students contrast in dynamics, tempo, legato and accented style and introduce them to a lively American folk song. Novel and educational!

SAB D0711
PianoTrax CD CD0293

In Excelsis Deo! (A Gospel Christmas)
Greg has had great success setting familiar lyrics to gospel-styled musical arrangements. Here is a new addition for the holidays! The Latin text is limited and used only for the chorus. Greg incorporates the lyrics of Angels We Have Heard on High for the verses and the break down section of Glory Hallelujah builds into a rousing key change and chorus with hand claps and vocal ad libs. Voiced for all age levels, this will be a favorite of your students this holiday season.

3-Part Mixed D0710
2-Part E0584
StudioTrax CD CD0322

Ja-Da, Ja-Da, Jing Jing Jing
This novelty standard from the 1920s is excellently revived by Greg Gilpin in a ragtime styled choral for three-part and two-part voices. The verses are interesting between the parts, sometimes singing together while other times back and forth and the chorus is repetitive until the key change where a more rhythmic approach to the arrangement takes place. Lyrically, this song is dynamite with an arrangement easy to learn and remember. A great piece for learning rhythm and style and for programming excellence!

3-Part Mixed D0712
2-Part E0585
StudioTrax CD CD0324

Yuletide Rhythm
Greg Gilpin follows up his top-selling Do You Feel the Rhythm? with another vocal speech choral — this one is for the holidays! Greg takes the note-learning out of rehearsal and lets you teach rhythms immediately in a choral that is a performance dream. Call and response, repetition and independent part speaking in a variety of rhythmic styles is used. You can add choreography to this piece while learning rhythms that are a must for all singers. Add percussion if desired or use the StudioTrax CD. An educator’s find of the year!

4-Part Speech any combination and drums A2285
StudioTrax CD CD0323

Why We Sing
Why We Sing, the powerful, original ballad by Greg Gilpin is stunning in lyric and melody and is now available for TTBB and SSAA voices! This best-selling choral begins in simple unison, building to an ending with full choral presence and a moving descant. “A sound of hope, a sound of peace, a sound that celebrates and speaks what we believe…this is why we sing, why we lift our voice…” A proven winner that moves the audience to tears. Orchestration by Mark Hayes and a CD accompaniment track available. Outstanding in every way!

TTBB (New!) C0339
SSAA (New!) B0631
SATB A2239
SAB D0670
2-Part E0538
Orchestration LB0431
StudioTrax CD CD0261


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