Toccata on the "Easter Hymn" by Page C. Long. For Organ. Organ Solo. H.W. Gray Saint Cecilia Series. Form: Toccata. Easter; Sacred; Spring. Sheet. 8 pages. Published by Alfred Music Publishing (AP.GSTCM0202).
ISBN 075799279X. Easter; Sacred; Spring.
This brilliant setting of the favorite "Easter Hymn" will make any organist sound like a master. The toccata pattern of 16th notes lies easily under the hands, and the melody shines through clearly, making this arrangement perfect for an Easter morning prelude.
Location: from Blayney, NSW
April 28, 2011
Toccata on "Easter Hymn"
As the Easter Hymn is often the final hymn sung on Easter Day, this is a suitable light-hearted romp to round off the service. It is clear enough in structure for the most unmusical in the congregation to understand what it is about and is stress-free enough to play for...
10 of 20 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Spokane, WA
April 28, 2011
Fun to play!
I used this as the postlude for our Easter services this year. Once you learn the manuals' part, the pedal isn't too hard to add in. I loved it - it is similar in style to Widor's Toccata for Symphony #5. It has the just the right amount of showmanship...
11 of 22 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Little Falls, NY
February 24, 2007
I was a little disappointed not to find a toccata on an easter hymn known in Germany. The fault is however on the side of the editor, who does not give a clear title. Nonetheless a nice piece of music. Thank you.
12 of 24 people found this review helpful.