Advent – Sheet Music & Scores

Along with the many festive and sweet Advent customs, there are also joyous musical Advent traditions, such as coming together to sing The Great Advent Antiphons, and the highly popular combination of chocolate, cinnamon, and music known as the feast of Saint Nicholas. Browse our sheet music and scores, and find all the right music for Advent today!

Originally, Advent was significantly longer than today, it lasted from Saint Martin to the feast of the Epiphany. The current order, with four Sundays, was established in the 6th century by Pope Gregory the Great, after whom Gregorian chant is named. Each Advent Sunday has its own character, which differs a little in the Catholic and Protestant churches.

Advent music is strongly influenced by the fact that Advent was considered a “tempus clausum”, a “closed time”, in which lavish celebrations were forbidden, and it was for this reason that Johann Sebastian Bach was not allowed to perform all of his Advent Cantatas in Leipzig.

Music for Advent

Johann Sebastian Bach - Heart and lips, thy whole behaviour BWV 147
Johann Sebastian Bach

Heart and lips, thy whole behaviour BWV 147

Cantata for the Feast of Visitation B. V. M.
Bärenreiter Urtext

for: 4 soloists (SATB), mixed choir (SATB), orchestra, basso continuo

Piano reduction (Urtext edition)

Item no.: 137089

11.95 €plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–3 working days (de )
George Frideric Handel - Play Handel

He Shall Feed His Flock (Demo)

George Frideric Handel

Play Handel

for: Violin

Music score, CD

Item no.: 425902

20.99 €plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–3 working days (de )
Benjamin Britten - Saint Nicolas op. 42 (1948)
Benjamin Britten

Saint Nicolas op. 42 (1948)

Eine Kantate für: Tenor-Solo, gemischten Chor, KInderchor, Klavier, Streicher, Schlagzeug und Orgel

Piano reduction

Item no.: 242954

28.00 €plus shipping
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Johann Sebastian Bach - Up joyous raise your song BWV 36
Johann Sebastian Bach

Up joyous raise your song BWV 36

Cantata for the 1st Sunday in Advent
Urtext Stuttgarter Bach-Ausgaben

for: 4 soloists (SATB), mixed choir (SATB), orchestra, basso continuo

Piano reduction (Urtext edition)

Item no.: 663105

9.80 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Johann Sebastian Bach - Jesus bleibet meine Freude
Johann Sebastian Bach

Jesus bleibet meine Freude

Choral Nr. 6 und Nr. 10 der Kantate BWV 147 "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben"

for: Mixed choir (SATB), 2 violins, viola, basso continuo; oboe ad lib.

Score

Item no.: 464812

8.00 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Johann Sebastian Bach - Come, Redeemer of our race BWV 61
Johann Sebastian Bach

Come, Redeemer of our race BWV 61

Cantata for the first Advent

for: 3 soloists (STB), mixed choir (SATB), orchestra, basso continuo

Piano reduction

Item no.: 285455

7.50 €plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–3 working days (de )
Encore 1

Encore 1

Your favourite ABRSM piano exam pieces
Grades 1 & 2

for: Piano

Music score (anthology)

Item no.: 635972

11.10 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Johann Sebastian Bach - Wake, o wake and hear the voices BWV 140
Johann Sebastian Bach

Wake, o wake and hear the voices BWV 140

Cantata for the 27th Sunday after Trinity
Stuttgarter Bach-Ausgaben

for: 3 soloists (STB), mixed choir (SATB), orchestra, basso continuo

Piano reduction (Urtext edition)

Item no.: 137061

10.30 €plus shipping
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Johann Sebastian Bach - Kantate BWV 62 ‘Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland’
Johann Sebastian Bach

Kantate BWV 62 ‘Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland’

Come Thou the world's Redeemer
Kantate (1. Advent)

for: 4 soloists (SATB), mixed choir (SATB), orchestra, organ

Piano reduction

Item no.: 285456

7.90 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Johann Sebastian Bach - Cantata “Heart and voice and all our being”  BWV 147
Johann Sebastian Bach

Cantata “Heart and voice and all our being” BWV 147

Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary - 6th Sunday after Trinity

for: 4 solo voices (SATB), mixed choir (SATB), baroque orchestra

Piano reduction

Item no.: 285540

11.50 €plus shipping
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Benjamin Britten - Saint Nicolas op. 42
Benjamin Britten

Saint Nicolas op. 42

Eine Kantate

for: Mixed choir (SATB), orchestra

Choir score

Item no.: 616315

16.00 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
George Frideric Handel - Play Handel

Largo (Demo)

George Frideric Handel

Play Handel

for: Clarinet

Music score, CD

Item no.: 370845

20.99 €plus shipping
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Heinrich Schütz - O lieber Herre Gott, wecke uns auf SWV 287 (op. 8, 6)
Heinrich Schütz

O lieber Herre Gott, wecke uns auf SWV 287 (op. 8, 6)

Vorreformatorisches Adventsgebet (Collecte), wahrscheinlich von Martin Luther 1533 eingedeutscht
g-dorisch
aus: Kleine geistliche Konzerte I

for: 2 voices (SS) [TT], organ

Score

Item no.: 421967

3.95 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Vaclovas Augustinas - Jerusalem, Surge
Vaclovas Augustinas

Jerusalem, Surge

for mixed chorus a cappella

for: Mixed choir (SSAATTBB) a cappella

Choir score

Item no.: 634698

1.90 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 3–5 weeks
Johann Sebastian Bach - Meine Seel erhebt den Herren BWV 10
Johann Sebastian Bach

Meine Seel erhebt den Herren BWV 10

Kantate zum Fest Mariae Heimsuchung

for: Mixed choir (SATB), piano

Piano reduction

Item no.: 645996

8.95 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Zoltán Kodály - Veni, veni Emmanuel (Adventi Ének)
Zoltán Kodály

Veni, veni Emmanuel (Adventi Ének)

O come, O come, Emmanuel
Winthrop Rogers Church Choral Series Nr. 70
with piano accompaniment for rehearsal only

for: Mixed choir (SABar) a cappella

Choir score

Item no.: 301476

5.50 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Colin Mawby - Lift up your Heads, ye Mighty Gates
Colin Mawby

Lift up your Heads, ye Mighty Gates

for mixed choir (SABar) and Organ

for: Mixed choir (SABar), organ

Score

Item no.: 617354

1.80 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 5–7 working days (de )
Johann Sebastian Bach - The Aria Book. Tenor
Johann Sebastian Bach

The Aria Book. Tenor

Volume with detailed booklet in German (Collection, Urtext)

for: Voice (tenor), piano

Piano score

Item no.: 358089

21.50 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Dieterich Buxtehude - How then shall I receive thee BuxWV 109
Dieterich Buxtehude

How then shall I receive thee BuxWV 109

"Wie soll ich dich empfangen"
Advent cantata
Stuttgarter Buxtehude-Ausgaben

for: 3 voices (SSB) [mixed choir], 2 violins, bassoon, basso continuo

Score

Item no.: 234349

10.80 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Soli Deo Gloria

Soli Deo Gloria

10 Hymns

for: Flute, piano [organ]

Piano score, solo part

Item no.: 292554

16.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
George Frideric Handel - Play Handel

Largo ( Play-along )

George Frideric Handel

Play Handel

for: Oboe

Buch + CD

Item no.: 339521

20.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Johann Sebastian Bach - Fret thee not, thou mortal soul BWV 186a
Johann Sebastian Bach

Fret thee not, thou mortal soul BWV 186a

Cantata for the 3rd Sunday in Advent (Reconstruction)
Stuttgarter Bach-Ausgaben

for: 4 soloists (SATB), mixed choir (SATB), orchestra, basso continuo

Piano reduction

Item no.: 675044

10.30 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Johann Sebastian Bach - Look ye then and see now BWV 46
Johann Sebastian Bach

Look ye then and see now BWV 46

Cantata for the 10th Sunday after Trinity
Urtext Stuttgarter Bach-Ausgaben

for: 3 soloists (ATB), mixed choir (SATB), orchestra, basso continuo

Piano reduction (Urtext edition)

Item no.: 232964

10.80 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Peter Kleine Schaars - Sinterklaasparade
Peter Kleine Schaars

Sinterklaasparade

6 bekende liedjes voor de Sint
Concert Band/Harmonie/Fanfare Partitur + Stimmen

for: Concert band

Score, Parts

Item no.: 771183

94.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 5–7 working days (de )
Michael John Trotta - Veni, Veni Emmanuel
Michael John Trotta

Veni, Veni Emmanuel

ERO CRAS (I Will Come)

for: Women's choir (SA); soloist (soprano), piano, percussion ad lib.

Score

Item no.: 771049

3.95 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Lili Boulanger - Psalm 24 LB 36
Lili Boulanger

Psalm 24 LB 36

geeignet für den Adventsgottesdienst
Französische Kirchenmusik – Urtext (erste kritische Ausgabe)

for: Soloist (tenor), mixed choir (SATB), piano [organ]

Score (Urtext edition)

Item no.: 679014

17.50 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
(Traditional) - Soli Deo Gloria
(Traditional)

Soli Deo Gloria

for: Alto saxophone (E-flat)

Music score

Item no.: 292561

16.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Josef Rheinberger - Rheinberger: Ex Sion; Deus tu convertens
Josef Rheinberger

Rheinberger: Ex Sion; Deus tu convertens

für gem Chor a cappella Singpartitur

for: Mixed choir (SATB) a cappella

Score

Item no.: 423067

2.40 €plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–3 working days (de )
(Traditional) - Soli Deo Gloria
(Traditional)

Soli Deo Gloria

for: Clarinet

Music score

Item no.: 292560

16.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Manfred Länger - Advent Antiphons
Manfred Länger

Advent Antiphons

for: Mixed choir (SSATB) a cappella

Choir score

Item no.: 1549591

16.90 €plus shipping
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George Frideric Handel - Play Handel

Largo (Demo)

George Frideric Handel

Play Handel

for: C/Bb Trombone / Euphonium BC/TC

Buch + CD

Item no.: 192474

20.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 5–7 working days (de )
Joaquín Turina - Turina: Ave Maria for Voice and Piano
Joaquín Turina

Turina: Ave Maria for Voice and Piano

Geistliche Musik

for: Voice

Book

Item no.: 324783

4.99 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–4 weeks.
John Rutter - O come, O come, Immanuel
John Rutter

O come, O come, Immanuel

for: Mixed choir (SATB), piano [organ/orchestra]

Piano score

Item no.: 628284

3.15 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–4 weeks.
Ruth Elaine Schram et al. - My Heart, Your Bethlehem
Ruth Elaine Schram, David S. Gaines

My Heart, Your Bethlehem

O Little Town of Bethlehem

for: Mixed choir (SAB), piano; strings ad lib.

Score

Item no.: 679749

3.45 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–4 weeks.
O come, o come, Emmanuel

O come, o come, Emmanuel

für Frauenchor, Streicher und Orgel Chorpartitur

for: Women's choir (SSA), orchestra, organ

Choir score

Item no.: 577035

1.50 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
3 voices – Advent & Weihnachten

3 voices – Advent & Weihnachten

215 Chorstücke zur Winter- und Weihnachtszeit für drei gemischte Stimmen SAM (Sopran - Alt - Männer)

for: Mixed choir (SAM) a cappella

Choir book

Item no.: 610557

36.00 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
John Rutter - Magnificat
John Rutter

Magnificat

Oxford Choral Music

for: Soloist (soprano/mezzo-soprano), mixed choir (SATB), orchestra

Piano reduction

Item no.: 213531

13.95 €plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–3 working days (de )
Christmas for female voices

Christmas for female voices

141 Christmas carols

for: Women's choir [children's choir], piano

Choir book

Item no.: 586140

26.95 €plus shipping
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Weihnachtslieder 1

Nikolauslied (Demo)

Weihnachtslieder 1

for soprano recorder and piano
(with lyrics)

for: Descant (soprano) recorder, piano

Piano score, solo part, playback-CD

Item no.: 631644

20.00 €plus shipping
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The Christmas song book for old and young – XXL

The Christmas song book for old and young – XXL

The 100 best-loved Christmas songs, arranged for easy guitar and voice - in large-note format with spiral binding
Old and new Christmas songs and Christmas hits from the radio
voice and guitar

for: Voice, guitar

Songbook (spiral binding)

Item no.: 672338

24.50 €plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–3 working days (de )
100 Carols for Choirs

100 Carols for Choirs

for: Mixed choir (SATB); piano [organ] ad lib.

Choir book

Item no.: 123446

30.10 €plus shipping
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Advents– und Weihnachtslieder

Advents– und Weihnachtslieder

for: 4 recorders (SATB quartet)

Score, Parts

Item no.: 310928

25.00 €plus shipping
Delivery time: 2–5 working days (de )
Zur Weihnachtszeit – Alte und neue Lieder

Zur Weihnachtszeit – Alte und neue Lieder

oder andere Melodieinstrumente

for: 2 flutes (duet)

Ensemble score (anthology)

Item no.: 191611

13.99 €plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–3 working days (de )
Weihnachtslieder 1

Stille, stille (Demo)

Weihnachtslieder 1

for flute and piano
(with lyrics)

for: Flute, piano

Piano score, solo part, playback-CD

Item no.: 680989

20.00 €plus shipping
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Fröhliche Weihnachtszeit zu zweit

Fröhliche Weihnachtszeit zu zweit

16 Advents- und Weihnachtslieder für zwei gleiche Stimmen (mit Text)
Ausgabe für B-Instrumente

for: 2 melodic instruments (B-flat)

Ensemble score

Item no.: 140413

14.00 €plus shipping
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Hört der Engel helle Lieder

Hört der Engel helle Lieder

Advent und Weihnachten im Frauenchor

for: Women's choir (3–5 parts) a cappella

Choir book

Item no.: 663626

16.00 €plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–3 working days (de )
Ave Maria and other great sacred Solos

Ave Maria and other great sacred Solos

41 songs for voice & keyboard

for: Voice (medium), piano

Music score

Item no.: 336425

16.30 €plus shipping
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Fröhliche Weihnachtszeit

Alle Jahre wieder (demo)

Fröhliche Weihnachtszeit

Beliebte Weihnachtslieder in leichten Sätzen
für 1-2 Flöten (mit Texten)

for: 1–2 flutes

Ensemble score, CD

Item no.: 609021

17.50 €plus shipping
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Guest Spot: 21 Great Songs

All My Loving (Demo)

Guest Spot: 21 Great Songs

Playalong for Saxophone – Golden Edition
Aus der Reihe "Guest Spot"

for: Alto saxophone (E-flat)

Music score, online playback

Item no.: 554519

24.99 €plus shipping
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Franz Schubert - Ave Maria
Franz Schubert

Ave Maria

Version for Medium Voice and Piano. In the key of B Flat.

for: Voice (medium), piano

Music score

Item no.: 276859

4.90 €plus shipping
In stock. Delivery time: 1–3 working days (de )
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