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Nearer, My God, to Thee

By Lowell Mason

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Piano Solo - Advanced Intermediate
Composed by Lowell Mason (1792-1872). Arranged by Jeremy Yowell. 21st Century, Romantic Period, Christian, Sacred, World. 7 pages. Published by Jeremy Yowell (S0.43157).

Item Number: S0.43157

"Nearer, My God, to Thee" has become best known for being the last song played on the Titanic. Some survivors later reported that the ship's string ensemble played the hymn as the vessel went down. A chilling ship's bell marks time at the beginning of this arrangement as a remembrance of that fateful night over a hundred years ago. In the piece's opening theme, imagine those solitary life boats slowly inching away from the sinking ship. This same theme returns, when the piece finishes with the Titanic slowly sinking out of sight beneath the cold, dark waters of the Atlantic.

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  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Misty
    Location:
    Greenville, SC
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • 2017-08-28 15:37:57.0 Nearer, My God to Thee

    Hauntingly Beautiful! Opening with the toll of a ship's bell, Yowell's arrangement takes you on a historical journey while at the same time bringing comfort to you in your present need. I love it!

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