The Complete Organist (Accessible Service Music for the Church Year). Composed by James Southbridge. For organ: 2-staff. Sacred, Advent, All Saints' Day, Ascension, Christmas, Eastertide, Epiphany, General, Holy Communion, Holy Week, Lent, Missions, Pentecost, Patriotic, Reformation, Thanksgiving. Moderately easy. Published by Lorenz Publishing Company (LO.70-1493L).
From the anticipation of Advent, the joys of Christmas, meditative Lent, pensive Holy Week and redemptive Easter, and continuing through the celebrations of Ascension, Pentecost, Trinity Sunday, All Saint's Day, Reformation, Missions Sunday, and Thanksgiving, this generous, hearty and abundant collection of approachable and not difficult organ music is a godsend for those planning their church year, while enriching their organ library. Music for the observance of Holy Communion and special Patriotic Days are also included. Scores of stunning settings of well-known hymn tunes abound in this inspiring compilation of forty-six various preludes, postludes and offertories. Registration for all organs and accurate timings will assist "the complete organist" in this fresh, stimulating and invaluable volume.