Christian & Jewish Fake Books

Essential Modern Worship Fakebook

The ultimate worship leader resource! The book includes an amazing 220 worship songs in melody/lyrics/chords format. The CD-ROM includes scripture references; main themes, tempos, keys, and vocal ranges; suggestions by theme, transition suggestions based on tempo and key; demo recordings; set lists by top worship leaders; Nashville number charts; multiple indexes; and more.

Song highlights include: Better Is One Day · Blessed Be Your Name · Forever · God of Wonders · Hallelujah (Your Love Is Amazing) · He Reigns · The Heart of Worship · Here I Am to Worship · Holy Is the Lord · How Great Is Our God · Jesus I Surrender · King · Marvelous Light · Outrageous Grace · See What a Morning · Strong Tower · Take My Life · We Fall Down · The Wonderful Cross · You Are My King (Amazing Love) · and many more!

Brentwood-Benson, $49.95, ISBN-13: 9783474011574, 220 songs, 394pp, Sep '06

The Praise and Worship Fake Book

A great resource for worship leaders or anyone who loves today's praise and worship music. This book includes nearly 400 songs arranged for C instruments and many of them also include vocal harmony lines. There's a convenient index by key as well as the standard alphabetical listing and the whole collection is comb-bound so it stays open where you want it to.

Song highlights include: Above All · Agnus Dei · Ancient of Days · As the Deer · Awesome God · Better Is One Day · Breathe · Celebrate Jesus · Come, Now Is the Time to Worship · Draw Me Close · Firm Foundation · Give Thanks · Glorify Thy Name · Great Is the Lord · He Has Made Me Glad · The Heart of Worship · Here I Am to Worship · I Could Sing of Your Love Forever · I Love You Lord · I Worship You, Almighty God · Jesus, Name Above All Names · Lord, I Lift Your Name on High · Lord, Reign in Me · Majesty · More Precious Than Silver · My Life Is in You, Lord · My Redeemer Lives · Oh Lord, You're Beautiful · Open the Eyes of My Heart · The Power of Your Love · Refiner's Fire · Shine, Jesus, Shine · Shout to the Lord · Step by Step · This Is the Day · Trading My Sorrows · We Fall Down · We Will Worship the Lamb of Glory · You Are My All in All · You Are My King (Amazing Love) · and more

Hal Leonard, $34.95, ISBN-13: 9780634063114, 400 songs, 432pp, Jan '04

The Big Klezmer Fake Book

The leader in Jewish music, Tara Publications proudly presents The Big Klezmer Fake Book - the largest collection of Klezmer tunes ever, culled from more than 10 Tara music editions. It contains more than 175 selections, including Freylachs, Shers, Doinas, Serbas and more. Also features traditional Jewish wedding songs and dances, and Yiddish and Hassidic selections. Includes melody lines, chords, transliterations, a bibliography and a discography.

Tara Publications, $29.95, ISBN-13: 9780933676008, 175 songs, 176pp, Oct '01

Best of Contemporary Christian

This great fake book contains over 600 songs, ranging from the "standards" to today's current hits. Artists represented include: Michael Card, Steven Curtis Chapman, dc Talk, Amy Grant, Jars of Clay, Crystal Lewis, Babbie Mason, Sandi Patty, Petra, Point of Grace, Michael W. Smith, Jaci Velasquez, and more!

Songs include: Abba (Father) , Arms of Love, Awesome God, Beauty for Ashes, Breath of Heaven (Mary's Song), Butterfly Kisses, The Coloring Song, Crucified with Christ, El Shaddai, Father's Eyes, Friends, The Great Adventure, His Strength Is Perfect, How Beautiful, I Will Be Here, Jesus Freak, Mary, Did You Know?, People Get Ready...Jesus Is Comin', Shine, Thank You, Via Dolorosa, The Warrior Is a Child, We Can Make a Difference, You Are My All in All, and hundreds more.

Hal Leonard, $49.95, ISBN-13: 9780634015908, 600 songs, 584pp, Jun '00

The Hymn Fake Book

An indispensable collection of 996 multi-denominational hymns perfect for church musicians or hobbyists.

Songs include: Abide with Me · All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name · Amazing Grace · Battle Hymn of the Republic · Be Thou My Vision · Christ the Lord Is Risen Today · Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing · Crown Him with Many Crowns · Fairest Lord Jesus · Faith of Our Fathers · For the Beauty of the Earth · Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah · How Firm a Foundation · It Is Well with My Soul · Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross · Lead On, O King Eternal · Love Divine, All Loves Excelling · A Mighty Fortress Is Our God · My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less · O Come, All Ye Faithful · O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing · O Sacred Head, Now Wounded · O Worship the King · The Old Rugged Cross · Praise to the Lord, the Almighty · Rejoice, the Lord Is King · Take My Life and Let It Be · There Is Power in the Blood · To God Be the Glory · What a Friend We Have in Jesus · and hundreds more. 

Hal Leonard, $24.95, ISBN-13: 9780634010439, 910 songs, 512pp, Feb '00

Gospel's Greatest

This excellent resource for Gospel titles features 449 songs.

Songs include: Amazing Grace · At the Cross · Because He Lives · Behold the Lamb · Blessed Assurance · Church in the Wildwood · The Day He Wore My Crown · Give Me That Old Time Religion · He Looked Beyond My Fault · He Touched Me · Heavenly Sunlight · His Eye Is on the Sparrow · Holy Ground · How Great Thou Art · I Bowed on My Knees and Cried Holy · I Saw the Light · I'd Rather Have Jesus · In the Garden · Joshua (Fit the Battle of Jericho) · Just a Little Talk with Jesus · Lord, I'm Coming Home · Midnight Cry · Morning Has Broken · My Tribute · Near the Cross · The Old Rugged Cross · Precious Memories · Rock of Ages · Shall We Gather at the River? · There Is Power in the Blood · We Shall Wear a Crown · What a Friend We Have in Jesus · and hundreds more!

Hal Leonard, $29.95, ISBN-13: 9780634004247, 449 songs, 296pp,  Jan '00

The International Jewish Songbook

An instant Jewish music library, packed with the most popular Jewish songs of the 20th century. Features 170 classic songs arranged in six categories: Songs of Israel, Songs in Yiddish, Sephardic & Oriental, Songs in English, Sabbath & Holidays, and Hassidic & Liturgical. Includes melody lines, chords, Hebrew text, English transliterations, a bibliography, a discography, and an index.

Tara Pubications, $29.95, ISBN-13: 9780933676398, 170 songs, 255pp, Jan '98

The Jewish Fake Book

The definitive Jewish music fake book! 212 songs for every possible occasion, selected by the world's foremost authority on Jewish music. Includes music for weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, parties, and holidays in all music styles: Klezmer, Israeli, Dance, Yiddish, Sephardic, Hassidic, and more. Everything the professional musician will need for any Jewish event. Includes an alphabetical and category index. 

Adir Hu * Adon Olam * Am Yisrael Cha * Az Der Rebbe Zingt * Bashana Haba'a * Chad Gadya * Choson Kale Mazel Tov * Dayenu * Di Grine Kuzine * Dodi Li * Donna Donna * Eliyahu Hanavi * Freylechs * Hal'lya * Hunkah Blessings * Hatikva * I Have a Little Dreydl * Jerusalem Is Mine * Kol Nidre * Light One Candle * Ma'oz Tsur * Miserlou * Od Lo Ahavti Dai * Oifn Pripitchik * Papirosn * Rumania * S'vivon * Shalen Alechem * Sher * Siman Tov * Tsena Tsena * Ufaratsta * Wedding March * Yidn * Yossel Yossel * Zemer Atik ... and many more!

Tara Publications, $22.95, ISBN-13: 9780933676695, 212 songs, 184pp,  Oct '97 

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