Hymns Re-Harmonized - Keepsake Edition (Piano Solo). Arranged by Carol Tornquist. For Piano/Keyboard. Sacred Folio. 248 pages. Word Music #080689432385. Published by Word Music (HL.309947).
ISBN 1423420179. 9.25x12 inches.
Following the popular format of the previous Hymns Re-Harmonized and More Hymns Re-Harmonized folios, Carol Tornquist delivers yet another treasure with this keepsake edition. Dressing traditional hymns with fresh new harmonies, the unique format is convenient for accompanists: the traditional hymn-style harmonization appears on the left hand pages, with optional instrumental transitions and last verse harmonization on the right. This incredible user-friendly resource is packed with 244 pages, including arrangements from both original folios plus 12 brand new bonus arrangements for a total of 110 well-known hymns! Chord symbols are used throughout to encourage improvisation – plus the optional addition of guitar/bass to the keyboard accompaniments. Also included is information on standard chord symbols used in contemporary instrumental music.
Location: from New Jersey
Location: from Renton, WA
April 7, 2009
I always want more alternate harmonizations for hymns, and this book is very useful. I like her harmonic sensibilities. I find the harmonizations to be mostly in a pop/jazz style, and the only thing that would make the book even more useful to me would be to have some of...
17 of 31 people found this review helpful.
Location: from GA
August 21, 2008
very creative arrangements
I like this collection of hymns very much. its a wonderful book to have if you play for church. there is a lot of variety for playing preludes and offertories and they are interesting to practice.
14 of 30 people found this review helpful.