Music Planning Ideas for November 2012

by Augsburg Fortress


Here are some ideas for you for each week of November, all from the Prelude Library (this took about 5 seconds to find each week’s suggestions in Prelude!)…

Easy/medium music for All Saints Sunday, November 4 (from the 121 pieces suggested by Prelude for this day):

  • Behold, a Host, Arrayed in White, by Bradley Ellingboe (SAB, pno)
  • Blessed Are the Peacemakers, by Anne Krentz Organ (SATB, pno)
  • Come, Let Us Eat, by John Helgen (U or 2-pt, pno, opt perc)
  • For All the Saints (descant)
  • For All the Saints (choral stanza), by Walter L. Pelz (U, kybd w/assembly)
  • I Sing a Song of the Saints of God, by Wayne L. Wold (U or 2-pt children’s choir, C inst, opt hb, opt assembly)

Organ/Piano music for November 11 (from the 94 pieces suggested by Prelude):

  • Ar hyd y nos (For the Fruit of All Creation), arranged by Christine Sullivan (pno, medium difficulty)
  • Ar hyd y nos, arranged by David Lasky (org, medium difficulty)
  • Beach Spring (Lord, Whose Love in Humble Service), arranged by Aaron David Miller (pno, easy/medium difficulty)

Hymns for November 18 (from the 78 pieces suggested by Prelude):

  • All My Hope on God Is Founded (Michael)
  • By Gracious Powers (Telos)
  • Canticle of the Turning (Star of County Down)
  • Deep River
  • Jesus Shall Reign (Duke Street)

Hymns, descants, choral stanzas, and alternate accompaniments for Thanksgiving Day, November 22 (from the 219 suggestions from Prelude):

  • Amen, We Praise Your Name (Amen siakudumisa)
  • Bread of Life from Heaven (Argentine Santo), hymn, alternate accompaniment by J. Bert Carlson for organ or by Aaron David Miller for piano
  • Let Us Break Bread Together, hymn, alternate accompaniment by Valerie Shields for organ or by Lynette Maynard for piano
  • Come, Ye Thankful People, Come (St. George’s, Windsor), hymn, choral stanza, descant
  • Praise to the Lord, the Almighty (Lobe dem Herren), hymn, 3 descants, 2 choral stanzas

Posted on Oct 17, 2012 3:40:38 PM
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