Looking for some new pieces to add variety to your church’s music during the Easter season? Here’s an overview of our customers’ five favorite Easter pieces. Listen to each piece below, then head to the CPH website to browse the complete section of music for the Easter season.
Cathy Mokelbust | Handbells
This arrangement beautifully combines handbells and handchimes into one joyful piece of praise. Because it uses a tune that is used for many occasions, including Easter and Ascension, the piece is a versatile one that can be used throughout the Church Year. The arrangement provides great opportunities for musicians of all age groups to be involved and work together.
John Behnke | SATB and Organ or Piano
The familiar words of Psalm 118 ring clear in this piece’s memorable refrain: “This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” The easy-to-medium difficulty level makes this piece accessible and learnable any week in the Easter season.
Various Composers | Organ
The eight preludes in this collection provide a variety of different musical styles and expressions for your congregation to enjoy. Use the collection throughout the entire Easter season and even into Pentecost! This collection is part of a series of three; the other two books are A Reformation Christmas and A Reformation Celebration. Save 20% on each collection when you buy the entire set!
J.S. Bach | SATB and Organ
This historic work from “Auf, schmetternde Töne” is perfect both for general use and throughout the Easter season. Its flexibility makes it appealing for ensembles of all sizes, as it can be accompanied by organ or various instruments. Smaller choirs may purchase the choral arrangement alone, while larger groups may be interested in pairing it with the instrumental parts or full score.
K. Lee Scott | SATB, Organ, and Congregation
This piece makes it easy for everyone at your church to enjoy the arrangement! Though written for large forces, this piece can be performed by groups of all sizes with or without brass. Also included are performance notes and an optional part for congregational singing.
Looking for more ideas?
Browse our complete selection of music for the Easter season.