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Featured publications from Augsburg Fortress by Ruth Elaine Schram:

Augsburg Choirbook for Men (cover) Augsburg Choirbook for Men
This practical collection for men's voices features old and new anthems that should be staples in any choral or small ensemble library. It includes Ruth Elaine Schram's arrangement of "Come Ye Sinners" for TB voices and may be ordered directly from the publisher.

Augsburg
0-8006-7683-1 - Book

Augsburg Choirbook for Women (cover) Augsburg Choirbook for Women
This collection offers diverse musical selections for choirs of all ages and abilities from high school through adult. The high quality and accessible music will be useful to church, college and community choirs. The volume contains a cappella settings as well as gospel settings with piano and voicings from unison to SSAA, including Ruth Elaine Schram's SSA arrangement of "Oh, Mary, Don't You Weep". It may be ordered directly from the publisher.

Augsburg
0-8006-2037-2 - Book

Brighter Than Snow
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This exquisite setting of Psalm 51 which captures a new adaptation of that familiar passage works equally well for children's choir, women's voices, or mixed voices.  "Wash me and I'll be brighter than snow..."

Augsburg
0-8006-7634-3 - Two Part Any Combination

He Is Born
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This lovely Ruth Elaine Schram setting of the French carol exudes the beauty of the Christmas season. Sensibly and accessibly scored for Two-part voices, piano and optional flute (included), the natural joy of the text will come shining through.

Augsburg
0-8006-3807-7 - Two Part

I Was Glad: Psalm 122
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Here is a wonderful addition to the repertoire for children, youth, or women's choir.  This piece offers an infectious rhythm, memorable tune, and easy Two Part writing.  Though this text is often associated with Advent, this joyful piece would work well for any Sunday.

Augsburg
0-8006-7665-3 - Two Part

Magnificat
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Ruth Elaine Schram has written a setting of the Magnificat that brings to life this beautiful text for children and young singers that also works well with adults.  Written with a clear understanding of the developing voice, this memorable tune will be a favorite of any age group.  Lovely flute part is included in the score.

Augsburg
0-8006-7668-8 - Two Part Any Combination

Now All the Vault of Heaven Resounds
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A festive setting of the tune Lasst uns erfreuen. Not for children only, this would be a lovely addition to Easter or post-Easter worship sung by a girls or women's choir. Optional Flute part included in score.

Augsburg
978-0-8006-7838-8 - Two Part with Optional Flute

Shepherd of Souls
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Sensitive lyrics by James Montgomery are framed with lyric melodies and warm harmonies in this setting by Ruth Elaine Schram. Suitable for Communion or Lord's Supper services. "...Be known to us in breaking bread, but do not then depart; abide with us; O Savior, spread your table in our heart..."

Augsburg
0-8006-7728-5 - SAB

To Love the Lord
"Children Sing in Worship" is a collection of 13 anthems that spans the church year for singers aged 8 to 12 years. To facilitate the process of learning to both read and make music, this collection includes both the complete score with accompaniment for the director and a reproducible melody line version for the young singer. A valuable resource for children's choirs! Includes "To Love the Lord," arranged by Ruth Elaine Schram; a setting of Mark 12: 30, quoting a familiar Mozart theme.

Augsburg
ISBN 9781451401806 - Unison / Two-part

We Come to You for Healing, Lord
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"We come to you for healing, Lord, of body, mind, and soul, and pray that by your Spirit's touch our lives may be made whole...." Every believer can identify with this gentle prayer for healing (text by Herman M. Stuempfle) as they pass through times of difficulty and struggle. A gem for mixed voices and piano with flute obbligato (included in score), artfully set by Ruth Elaine Schram, suitable for Pentecost or general use.

Augsburg
0-8006-2020-8 - SAB

Augsburg Fortress
P.O. Box 1209
Minneapolis, MN 55440-1209

(800) 328-4648

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