A Mighty Fortress
Piano & organ with optional SATB choir, 3-5 octave handbell part with optional 3 octave handchimes and brass quartet (trumpet 1 in B-flat/C, trumpet 2 in B-flat/C, trombone 1, trombone 2 & horn (substitute for trombone 1))
Arranged by Joel Raney. Raney Piano/Organ Duets Series. Introit, General, Sacred. Piano & Organ Scores. Published by Hope Publishing Company (HP.8511).
Item Number: HP.8511
Scriptural Reference: 1 Peter 5:8, 2 Corinthians 4:4, 2 Thessalonians 2:9, Mark 2:28, Philippians 3:18, Psalms 18:2.
This prelude is the latest addition to Joel Raney's exciting series of worship openers for piano & organ, with SATB choir entering at the conclusion for an optional choral introit. The inspiration for this powerhouse setting came from combining one of the most dynamic pieces from the organ literature, with one of the most majestic hymn tunes -- blending Widor's "Toccata" from Symphony No. 5 with Martin Luther's immortal EIN' FESTE BURG. Both keyboard parts are included. An optional 3-5 octave handbell part with optional 3 octave handchimes is available separately. The brass packet includes a full Conductor's Score and parts for: brass quartet (Trumpet 1 in B-flat, Trumpet 1 in C, Trumpet 2 in B-flat, Trumpet 2 in C, Trombone 1, Trombone 2 & Horn (substitute for Trombone 1).