Drawing on the traditional Gaelic melody, BUNESSAN, Arnold Sherman has transcribed this Celtic hymn tune originally arranged for piano by Larry Shackley. With a smattering of delicate grace notes, the character of the piece takes on a charming quality that lilts and sparkles throughout. This is an opportunity for your bell choir to experience a more transparent, lyrical setting of a familiar hymn.
Joel Raney explores the world of handbells combined with synthesizer and percussion in this captivating setting of the well-known Gaelic melody. Featuring lilting melodic figures and gentle rhythms, this setting for 3-7 octave handbells has options to include synth or organ, 3-7 octaves of handchimes as well as triangle and wind chimes.
As Linda Lamb's new setting of this timeless classic begins, the bells evoke the sounds of dawn -- the mist rises, the birds sing, the light brightens. Then, as the sun crests above the horizon and the earth wakes to a new day, this 3 octave setting (with optional 3 oct. handchimes) comes to life. The tune, BUNESSAN, commonly paired with several different hymn texts, including "Child in the Manger," makes this useful for a variety of occasions.
This is a meditative musical tour of the British Isles. Larry Shackley gathers together some of the most memorable hymn tunes from Ireland, Scotland and Wales, and presents them in fresh settings that emphasize their timeless folk-like beauty. Ideal for offertories, communion services. or times of personal reflection, "Celtic Hymn Settings for Piano" will reacquaint you with favorite melodies and introduce you to new gems. A recording that includes selections from both Celtic Hymns Settings for Piano and Spiritual Jazz. For further information and a complete list of recorded titles, click here: Threefold Chord.
In the style of his first two duo-piano books, Christmas for 4-Hand Piano, and Vol. 1 of Classic Hymns, Joel Raney's latest collection provides a wealth of fresh, creative settings for two pianists to share the bench and work together as an ensemble. Joel has arranged six more favorite hymns for this collection, all pleasingly crafted in a moderate level of difficulty.
This collection of piano solos arranged by Lloyd Larson contains 55 popular contemporary titles for the church year. The wide selection of titles brings together useful settings, in a variety of music styles, for preludes, offertories and special occasions. A useful topical index offers easy referencing, as well as a quick glance at the liturgical church year. The difficulty level ranges from moderately easy to moderately advanced.
From arranger Michael Ryan here are eight, solid Level 1 settings of a variety of popular hymns. There are no bell changes and no subdivisions of beats making these settings easy to learn by any size, or level, bell or chime group. This is a real budget stretcher, in that, this book is completely Reproducible. You buy the one book and then make copies of all the music for your choir.
3 oct. Reproducible
Joel Raney offers a new collection for solo piano filled with familiar hymns, all in a moderate level of difficulty, and reflective in style. Each hymn setting paints the text, reflecting with grace and beauty, the words and themes of these beloved hymns. These settings are useful for worship by any church pianist, as well as ideal for the advancing piano student seeking new repertoire.
Arranged with the volunteer handbell ringer in mind, these nine hymn settings by Lloyd Larson are quickly learned and ready to perform with limited preparation time. Engaging settings of familiar carols and hymn tunes guarantee broad appeal to both ringers and listeners. Another cost saving "Reproducible" collection from Agape, buy one book and copy the music for use by your choir.
This collection is a comprehensive compilation of organ music including a total of 151 titles. It is perhaps the most exhaustive volume of its type to have ever been published. The compiler has given careful attention to the needs of the church organist for interesting and practical organ literature of varying levels of difficulty for weddings, funerals, ordinary times in the church year, and for special seasons and days.
This massive collection of organ settings contains 51 settings from 15 composers and is designed to provide the wedding organist with a wealth of timeless favorites from the Hope catalog along with some newer contemporary classics for the complete wedding ceremony. Special features include the popular songs: "The Wind Beneath My Wings," two selections from The Secret Garden, and "The Prayer" which was made famous be Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli. Also included are new settings of popular contemporary hymns like "In Christ Alone," "How Beautiful" and "One Bread, One Body." There are an abundance of wonderful processionals to choose from including: "Prelude to Act One of Die Meistersinger" and the "Processional from The Sound of Music." The difficulty level ranges from moderately easy to moderately advanced. The spiral binding and landscape format will delight organists.
68 hymns set in a contemporary style for the church pianist, with suggested rhythm parts and chord symbols. Ideal for pianists or organists who are asked to accompany the "contemporary" worship services today.