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The Old Rugged Cross

By George Bennard

Choral SATB choir; orchestra (SATB choir)
Composed by George Bennard. Arranged by Joel Raney. Piano Accompaniment with Optional Orchestration. Concertato, Lent, General Worship, Cross of Christ, Joy, Stewardship, Sacred. Octavo. 12 pages. Hope Publishing Company #C5175. Published by Hope Publishing Company (HP.C5175).

Item Number: HP.C5175

By George Bennard. 1 Corinthians 1:22-25, 2 Timothy 4:8, Galatians 6:14, Hebrews 12:2, John 14:3, John 19:17-24, Luke 23:33-43, Mark 15:22-44, Revelation 2:10, Revelation 3:11.

Beloved hymn by George Bennard Joel Raney has taken the words of George Bennard's beloved hymn and set them to a powerful original melody, creating a dramatic presentation of the Passion story. Ideal for Good Friday, the impact of this piece grows in resonance as strains of Bennard's original melody comes forth in the major key. The Orchestration includes a Conductor's Score and parts for: Piano, Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola, Cello, Oboe, B-flat Trumpet, French Horn and Percussion (chimes, suspended cymbal & timpani).

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  • 5

    Carol Whitlock
    Winter Park, FL
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  • October 15, 2008 Church choir

    Our church choir is small - 6 women, 2 men - so we spent many weeks learning this song. Even though it was difficult, we accomplished what we set out to do, and the results were absolutely worth the hard work. It is a beautiful rendition. We hope to sing it again...

    in the future.

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