Morning Has Broken arranged by Shelley Helzerman Houser. For piano. The FJH Sacred Piano Library. Sacred. Early Advanced. Book. Published by The FJH Music Company Inc (FJ.FF1559).
This piano collection is a fresh source of shorter-than-usual preludes, offertories, processionals, and postludes. . Titles include Morning Has Broken, The Lord's My Shepherd, Spirit of the Living God, Lord, Speak to Me, That I May Speak, Tis So Sw
Contents include: Morning Has Broken (in the setting of Grieg's Morning from Peer Gynt Suite, Op. 46, No. 1); The Lord's My Shepherd (in the setting of Schumann's Traumerei Op. 15 No. 7); Spirit of the Living God (in the setting of J.S. Bach's Prelude 1.
Location: from New York
July 16, 2007
A little disappointed
One or two of these arrangements were pretty good, but most of them started with the classical music, jumped into the hymn, then ended with the classical music. Some of them didn't even blend very well together. One or two rang of P.D.Q. Bach. It left me thinking, "Why not...
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Location: from alabama
June 4, 2007
classics and hymns--stuck together
the title song in this collection is the best, but the other selections seemed contrived because the transition wasn't smooth, just stop one and start the other. i would not perform these in church myself but on the plus side, the music is pretty and unique.
13 of 24 people found this review helpful.