Amen!

There are lots of great Amens that are worth exploring! This list will grow, and I will finish the annotations with time... I love a good Amen.
  • Iona (T1AU) / MV219 Ameni Ameni (South African) A really fun Amen from South Africa. It's great if you can build up parts one at a time, and it's very easy for people to learn these parts if you do it that way. Good for kids.
  • MV225 Amen (Traditional Chinese) A gentle two part Amen from China, making use of a traditional melody. You could get the congregation to sing one part while a choir or small group sings the other - alternatively, split the congregation into two parts and teach them both.
  • WoV792 Amen Hallelujah (Javanese) Very simple; this could be good for when we have a combined service with our Indonesian congregataion.
  • STB105 Amin Haleluya! (Indonesia) (Javanese melody) Another simple Alleluia. Might be the same one as above? I don't have both books in the same place so can't check.
  • STB107 Amen (Indonesia) (Widyawan) A lovely 3 part Amen from Indonesia.  
  • STB108 Amen (China)  (Chinese folk melody) This is very pretty, and would be fun to learn. 
  • TiS 704 / AoV2-090 / NCH760 / Iona (M&G) / CH824 / VU431 / WoV786 / ELW846 / SFFS 2067 / GtG598 / G(II)369 / GC536 / W&R741 / Cha030 / ZSS56 / URW398 / StF770 / LUYH921 / TFBF279 Amen We Praise Your Name O God / Siakudumisa / Masithi Amen (South African) An energetic Amen, best for a small group until the congregation learns it. Note, the GIA hymnals have an English version, which is not so great.  
  • CH820 / VU966 / PH584 / W&R743 Amen (Naumann) A simple single-fold Amen.  
  • NCH812 / CH819 / UMH898 / VU967 / PH586 / GtG601 / W&R744 Amen (Danish) The standard threefold Amen.  
  • VU968 / W&R746 Amen (Johnson)  
  • VU969 Amen (Kriewald)  
  • VU970 Amen (Merritt 1) (Merritt)  
  • VU971 Amen (Merritt 2) (Merritt) 
  • VU972 / PH585 Amen (Robinson)  
  • NCH814 VU973 Amen (Stainer) (Stainer)  
  • VU974 Amen (Strathdee) (Strathdee) 
  • NCH810 / UMH899 / UMH900 Amen (Persichetti)  
  • NCH811 / GtG599 Amen (Naumann) Dresden Amen  
  • NCH813 Amen (Carter) Fourfold amen 
  • NCH815 / CH823 Amen (Smith) Really very beautiful. 
  • CH821 Amen (Gibbons) A formal SAATB Amen, which is quite glorious if you have a good group of singers - for a choir or choral group, not a congregation. 
  • CH822 Amen (John Bell) A nice and joyous Amen. Very easy to teach. Can be sung as a round.  
  • CH825 Amen (South African) Nice simple Amen. Sounds a bit like Mungu ni mwema. 
  • GtG554 Amen (Proulx) Set to the American Folk tune Land of Rest (from a Communion Setting)  
  • GtG574 Amen (Pavlechko)  
  • UMH903 Amen (Baker) Threefold amen  
  • UMH904 / Srce27 Amen (Lutkin) Beautiful 7 fold Amen  
  • UMH902 / W&R742 Amen (Rutter)  
  • PH570 Amen (Weaver)  
  • PH587 / GtG600 Amen (African-American) 
  • PH588 Amen STB108 Amen (Chinese folk melody) This is very pretty, and would be fun to learn. 
  • STB107 Amen (Indonesia) (Widyawan) A lovely 3 part Amen from Indonesia.  
  • PH583 / GtG568 GC(II)149 G(3)201 Amen (Mass of Creation) (Haugen) Communion response A nice amen for the end of Communion  
  • LUYH915 Amen (The Themba Amen)  
  • Iona (M&G / T1AU) Amen Alleluia (South African) I love this one - very energetic, but needs work to teach it well.  
  • GC224 Amen Alleluia / We will rise (Haas) Joyful! Simple. search for "Acclamation 
  • WoV792 / STB105 Amin Haleluya! (Indonesia) (Javanese melody) Another simple Alleluia

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