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Sunday Morning Organist, Volume 5

Best of the Saint Cecilia Series

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Organ - Advanced; Early Advanced; Late Intermediate
Best of the Saint Cecilia Series. Organ - Method or Collection; Worship Resources. Alfred's Classic Editions. Sacred. Book. 148 pages.

Item Number: AP.34061

ISBN 0739065297. Sacred.

The original Saint Cecilia Series was aptly named for the patron saint of musicians who has often been represented in art as playing the organ. This special edition of the Sunday Morning Organist includes many of the most famous pieces from the original H. W. Gray Series compiled into one convenient resource for professional organists. Many musical genres are represented including traditional hymn tunes, gospel songs, American folk melodies, classical favorites, as well as Christmas and wedding selections. Best of the Saint Cecilia Series provides a valuable collection of performance pieces for the church organist. Titles: Arabesque on "Great Is Thy Faithfulness" * Fanfare in C for Organ * Festival Piece on "Nicaea" * Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring * Now Thank We All Our God * Recessional on "Hymn to Joy" * Rigadoun * Shall We Gather at the River * Sinfonia from the Cantata Wir Danken Dir, Gott * Sinfonies de Fanfares * Solemn Processional * Toccata on "Adeste Fideles" * Toccata on "Nicaea" (Holy, Holy, Holy) * Two Preludes on American Hymn Tunes * Two Preludes on Wedding Hymns * Two Sinfonias * Variations on "Adeste Fideles" * Variations on "Angels We Have Heard on High" * Variations on "Chester" * Variations on "Simple Gifts".

  • Variations on "Chester"  Arranged by Stills
  • Variations on "Simple Gifts"  Arranged by Pethel
  • Arabesque on "Great Is Thy Faithfulness"  Arranged by Barr
  • Fanfare in C for Organ  Arranged by Blackmon
  • Festival Piece on "Nicaea"   Arranged by Westenkuehler
  • Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring  Arranged by Biggs
  • Now Thank We All Our God  Arranged by Fox
  • Recessional on "Hymn to Joy"  Arranged by Corl
  • Rigaudon  Arranged by Fox
  • Shall We Gather At The River  Arranged by Barr
  • Sinfonia from the Cantata "Wir Danken Dir, Gott"  Arranged by Whitford
  • Sinfonies de Fanfares  Arranged by Gardner
  • Solemn Processional  Arranged by Pethel
  • Toccata on "Adeste Fideles"  Arranged by Ruth Elaine Schram
  • Toccata on "Nicaea" (Holy, Holy, Holy)  Arranged by Long
  • Two Preludes on American Hymn Tunes  Arranged by Martin
  • Two Preludes on Wedding Hymns  Arranged by Lovelace
  • Two Sinfonias  Arranged by Biggs
  • Variations on "Adeste Fideles"  Arranged by Dupre
  • Variations on "Angels We Have Heard on High"  Arranged by Helman