HYMN TREATMENTS

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Ackley (hymn)

Ackley (cong)

"He Lives" in 4/4... a little less rollicking! Harmonies unchanged; alterations to rhythms make sense

AMERICA

Modulation from "America the Beautiful" (MATERNA)

ADELAIDE

"Have Thine Own Way, Lord" - Intro/Hymn in E-flat (optional reharmonization in E-flat)

ADELAIDE 2

"Have Thine Own Way, Lord" - Hymn in D/Modulation/Hymn in E-flat (optional reharmonization)

ALL THE WAY

"All the Way My Savior Leads Me" - Intro and interludes for congregational part-singing

AMSTERDAM

"Praise the Lord Who Reigns Above" - Intro, hymn in F, modulation, hymn in G, optional choral tag

AMSTERDAM Creative, challenging organ introduction in F

ANGEL'S STORY

"O Jesus, I Have Promised" - Intro/Modulation

ARLINGTON

"Am I a Soldier of the Cross"/"This Is the Day the Lord Has Made", etc.

Organ Intro in F/Interlude-modulation to G/Final stanza harmonization

AURELIA

"The Church's One Foundation" -modulation from D to E-flat

Orchestration Available in Finale Only

AURELIA (Beck) "The Church's One Foundation" - treatment based on John Ness Beck's "Upon This Rock"

ASCENSION

"Hail the Day That Sees Him Rise" - Intro in G/Hymn in G/Modulation to A-flat/Hymn in A-flat

AZMON

"O God, Our Help in Ages Past" in several keys with modulating measures

AZMON Soprano Descant for final stanza in A-flat (Easy)

BLOTT EN DAG

Transition from "Day by Day" into refrain of "I Need Thee Every Hour"

BRADBURY

"Savior, Like a Shepherd" - Pseudo-modulation (or short Introduction)

Binging in the Sheaves Accompaniment for familiar old gospel song - for congregational accompaniment, solo or easy choir! Fun, lilting gospel style. Congregation or Choir parts

CANONBURY

"Lord, Speak to Me" - Introduction in F, Hymn in F, Interludes between stanzas, Modulation, Hymn in G, Coda

CAROL

"It Came upon the Midnight Clear" - for unison singing

CONVERSE

"What a Friend We Have in Jesus" - Intro, Hymn in E-flat with interludes, modulation, free harmonization in F

CRUSADER'S HYMN

"Fairest Lord Jesus" - Congregational Prayer

CWM RHONDDA

"God of Grace and God of Glory" e.g. - Organ-Choir Introduction/Hymn in F/Modulation/Hymn in G

DARWALL

"Rejoice, the Lord Is King" - Keyboard Introduction/ Hymn in D/ Modulation DOWN to C/ Hymn in C with Descant

[Descant stands alone with regular harmonization]

DARWALL (Manuel)

Choral Descant for "Rejoice, the Lord Is King" - from subscriber Ralph Manuel

DIADEM

"All Hail the Power" - Intro/Interludes/Modulation

Orchestration available as Finale File only

DIX "For the Beauty of the Earth" (Modulation Down)

EASTER HYMN

Transition/introduction from "Hallelujah" Chorus

ELLACOMBE

"I Sing the Mighty Power of God" e.g. - Hymn in A-flat, Modulation, Hymn in B-flat/ Optional Free Harmonization in B-flat

ELLESDIE

"Hark! the Voice of Jesus Calling" e.g. - Hymn in G/ Modulation/ Hymn in Ab

EVERLASTING LOVE

"I Am His and He Is Mine" Intro/Hymn in C/Modulation/Hymn and Descant in D

FAITHFULNESS

FAITHFULNESS (ORCH)

FAITHFULNESS (D)

"Great Is Thy Faithfulness" - Choral Introduction and/or coda

Free-standing choral introit/call to worship/benediction

FISHER "Love Is the Theme" (introduction)
FIRST NOEL Carol in C with modulation to D

GABRIEL

"Just When I Need Him Most" - Introduction/Hymn/Interludes

GALILEE

"Jesus Calls Us O'er the Tumult" _ Intro/ Hymn in G/ Modulation/ Hymn in A-flat/ Keyboard Coda

Give of Your Best

One stanza of "Give of Your Best to the Master" into refrain of "Are You Able, Saith the Master" with optional transition to "Living for Jesus"

GOD CARES

"God Will Take Care of You"

God Leads Us Along (cong)

God Leads Us (accomp)

God Leads Us (arr)

The old gospel song "God Leads His Dear Children Along" - 2 stanzas for congregational singing; an arrangement with introduction and modulation is also offered here.

HALLELUJAH! WHAT A SAVIOR Organ intro in B-flat; modulation to C

HAMBURG

"When I Survey" e.g. - Fourth Stanza for Choir/Keyboard (G to Bb)

HAMBURG Short intro for "When I Survey" in F

HENDON

"Ask Ye What Great Thing" e.g. -Intro for Two Keyboards

HOLINESS "Take Time to Be Holy" - Organ Intro in F
HYFRYDOL Organ Intro in F - "Praise the Lord, Ye Heavens, Adore Him," "Our Great Savior," "Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus," etc.

HYMN TO JOY

"Joyful, Joyful" e.g. - Modulation down from G to F

HIGHER GROUND

Transition/Intro from "I Stand in Awe" (Ab  to G)

I AM THINE

Final stanza for choir/ coda into "Nearer, My God, to Thee"

I LOVE THEE

Intro/Hymn in D/Modulation/MAJOR Reharmonization in E-flat

ITALIAN HYMN "Come, Thou Almighty King" - Easy intro in F

ITALIAN HYMN

"Come, Thou Almighty King" - Intro by Jeremy Peterman

ITALIAN HYMN (Intro)

 Introduction in F  for "Come, Thou Almighty King"/

Modulation to G - ITALIAN HYMN (Mod.)  by Cathy DeRousse

IVERSON

"Spirit of the Living God" in C

JOYFUL SONG

"Praise Him! Praise Him!" Invention-style hymn accompaniment; no changes in harmony; optional modulation.  G and A-flat

LANCASHIRE

"Lead On, O King Eternal" e.g. - Organ Intro

LANDAS

Easy organ intro for "My Faith Has Found a Resting Place" (A-flat)

LASST UNS ERFREUEN

"All Creatures of Our God and King" Short intro

LAUDES DOMINI

 

Choir Parts

"When Morning Gilds the Skies" with choral introduction and interludes/ choral modulation and coda!!! A full hymn treatment!

 

LAUDES DOMINI (descant)

Final stanza descant for "When Morning Gilds the Skies" (in octaves for all parts)

   

LIMPSFIELD

"We Have Heard the Joyful Sound" - Organ Intro (also useable as free harmonization)

LOBE DEN HERREN

"Praise to the Lord, the Almighty" e.g. - Intro

LOBE DEN HERREN 2

"Praise to the Lord, the Almighty" e.g. - Soprano/Tenor Descant

   

LYONS

"O Worship the King" - Easy Organ intro, hymn in F, modulation, and

hymn in G

McCABE "Send the Light" (intro in G)

MACCABEUS

"Thine Is the Glory" (intro/hymn with modulation)

MADRID

Easy Hymn Introduction - "Come, Christians, Join to Sing"

MARION

"Rejoice, Ye Pure in Heart" e.g. - Intro/Hymn in F/Modulation/Hymn in G

MARION (Descant)

"Rejoice, Ye Pure in Heart" e.g. -High-voice descant for final stanza in F

MARTYN

Hymn accompaniment for "Jesus, Lover of My Soul" - piano descant

(Choir parts)

MARYTON

"O Master, Let Me Walk with Thee" e.g. - Intro/Interludes/Modulation/Coda

MATERNA

modulation from "America the Beautiful" to "My Country, 'Tis of Thee"

MELITA

A one-stanza alteration of the "Eternal Father, Strong to Save" text -Theme: hope/protection

MENDELSSOHN

"Hark! the Herald" - Choral Intro/2 stanzas in F/Modulation/Free Harmonization in G/Choral Ending

 

"Glory to the Lord Our King" - One stanza for unison singing; text restructured to sing any time of the year

My Redeemer

My Redeemer (choir)

"I Will Sing of My Redeemer" - lower key (F) with men's counter-melody on refrains

Modulation for additional refrain in F

MY SAVIOR'S LOVE

Congregational Solo on "I Stand Amazed"

MY SAVIOR'S LOVE (Choir parts)

NEED

"I Need Thee Every Hour" Reharmonization of refrain; setting in 4/4

   

NICEA

"Holy, Holy, Holy" - Intro with Trumpet

PLAINFIELD

"Nothing But the Blood" - Piano introduction

OLIVET

"My Faith Looks Up to Thee" - Intro/Hymn in D-flat/Modulation/Free Harmony in E-flat

ORTONVILLE

"Majestic Sweetness" e.g. - Intro/Modulation

PASS ME NOT

"Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior" - Intro/Modulation/Hymn (optional transition to "Balm in Gilead")

   
 

Transition from "Promised Land" to "Sweet By and By"

PROMISED LAND

"I Am Bound for the Promised Land" - Intro in E-flat/ Transition-Modulation to F

PROMISES

Transition from "Standing on the Promises" to "'Tis So Sweet to Trust"

RAPTURE "Saved, Saved" - two settings for congregational singing in G (modulation to A-flat)
 

Intro/Hymn/Modulation/Hymn  ("Dear Lord and Father of Mankind")

REVIVE US AGAIN

Festive Intro/Hymn in F/Modulation/Hymn in G

SLANE

"Be Thou My Vision" - Intro (optional Interlude)

SOLID ROCK Organ fanfare and introduction for "My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less" - You can use the first score as an interlude before the final stanza.
ST. ANNE "O God, Our Help" e.g. - Intro/Hymn in C/Modulation/Hymn in D

ST. PETER

"In Christ There Is No East or West" e.g. - Intro/Hymn in D/Modulation/Hymn in E-flat

ST. THOMAS

"Rise Up, O Men of God" e.g. - Easy Organ Intro, Hymn in E-flat, Modulation, Hymn in F

STUTTGART

"O My Soul, Bless God the Father", etc. - Organ Intro, Hymn in F, Modulation, Hymn in G,

Optional Free Harmonization in G

TEMPUS ADEST FLORIDUM

"Gentle Mary Laid Her Child" (intro, carol in F, modulation, carol in G)   Carol in F      Carol in G

TO GOD BE THE GLORY

Festive Introduction to hymn in A-flat/ Optional transition to "Worthy of Worship" (JUDSON)

TRENTHAM

"Breathe on Me, Breath of God" e.g. - Modulation

TRURO

"Lift Up Your Heads" e.g. - Intro/Modulation

TRUST AND OBEY "Trust and Obey" - Meditative close-harmony piano introduction

TRUST IN JESUS

Piano intro for "'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus" (G)

TRUSTING JESUS

"Trusting Jesus" - Intro (invention)

WALTHAM

"I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day" - Lower key

WELLESLEY

"There's a Wideness in God's Mercy" - Organ intro/Hymn in A-flat/ Modulation/Hymn in B-flat/Optional reharmonization

WONDROUS LOVE

Organ introduction for "What Wondrous Love Is This"

WYE VALLEY

"Like a River Glorious" e.g. - flute and oboe countermelodies

 

 

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HYMN MEDLEYS

  "Day by Day" into "I Need Thee"

Transition and alterations to refrain of "I Need Thee Every Hour"

Advent Medley

"Love Divine," "Love Came Down at Christmas," "Angels from the Realms of Glory"    Advent Medley (singers)

Love Divine Medley

Love Divine Medley (choir)

"Love Divine"/"I Am His and He Is Mine"/ "Jesus, What a Friend for Sinners" (with soprano descant and choral coda)

Providence Medley

Three hymns on the Providence of God - "All the Way My Savior Leads Me"/ "God Will Take Care of You" /

"Just When I Need Him Most"

Redemption Medley

"Jesus Paid It All"/"Whiter Than Snow"/"The Old Rugged Cross"

in lowered keys - straightforward, no arrangement

Shall We Gather Medley

"Shall We Gather"/ "Savior, Like a Shepherd" (refrain)/ "On Jordan's Stormy Banks"/"The Solid Rock" (with C Instrument)