Sunday Morning Organist, Volume 5 (Best of the Saint Cecilia Series). For Organ. Organ - Method or Collection; Worship Resources. Alfred's Classic Editions. Sacred. Advanced; Early Advanced; Late Intermediate. Book. 148 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.34061).
ISBN 0739065297. Sacred.
The original Saint Cecilia Series was aptly named for the patron saint of musicians who has often been represented in art as playing the organ. This special edition of the Sunday Morning Organist includes many of the most famous pieces from the original H. W. Gray Series compiled into one convenient resource for professional organists. Many musical genres are represented including traditional hymn tunes, gospel songs, American folk melodies, classical favorites, as well as Christmas and wedding selections. Best of the Saint Cecilia Series provides a valuable collection of performance pieces for the church organist. Titles: Arabesque on "Great Is Thy Faithfulness" * Fanfare in C for Organ * Festival Piece on "Nicaea" * Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring * Now Thank We All Our God * Recessional on "Hymn to Joy" * Rigadoun * Shall We Gather at the River * Sinfonia from the Cantata Wir Danken Dir, Gott * Sinfonies de Fanfares * Solemn Processional * Toccata on "Adeste Fideles" * Toccata on "Nicaea" (Holy, Holy, Holy) * Two Preludes on American Hymn Tunes * Two Preludes on Wedding Hymns * Two Sinfonias * Variations on "Adeste Fideles" * Variations on "Angels We Have Heard on High" * Variations on "Chester" * Variations on "Simple Gifts".