The Essential Collection For the Church Pianist arranged by Ronald Boud / John Carter / Reginald Gerig / Jane Holstein / Hal Hopson / John Innes / Lloyd Larson / Becki Mayo / Phil Perkins Joel Raney / Jack Schrader / Larry Shackley / Tedd Smith / Douglas Wagner / Robert Walters / John Wilson / Donald Wyrtzen. For Piano. This edition: Complete. Collection. Essential Collection. Devotion, Sacred. Moderately Easy to Moderately Advanced. Book. Published by Hope Publishing Company (HP.8285).
This massive collection of piano settings contains 55 settings from 16 composers and is designed to provide the church pianist with a wealth of timeless favorites from the Hope catalog along with some newer contemporary classics. Whatever the occasion, one will be able to choose from an assortment of appropriate settings in a variety of music styles spanning from classical to jazz. The wide selection of titles brings together useful settings 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.