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The Church’s One Foundation - Hymn Piano Solo

Composer
Samuel S. Wesley, 1864
Arranger
Year of arrangement
2016
Lyricist
Samuel J. Stone, 1866
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
4 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Solo instruments
Instrumental parts
Not available

This arrangement is a transcription of my 2016 recording of "The Church’s One Foundation" (hymn tune "Aurelia").

The first part of the piece is scored in 12/8 for simplicity of notation, but the feel is eighth-note triplets in 4/4. When the time signature switches to 4/4, keep the same beat going. In other words, the tempo of dotted-quarter notes in the 12/8 section = the tempo of quarter notes in the 4/4 section. To make the switch cleanly, it may help if you think of the fermata in measure 41 as the beginning of the 4/4 section. Hold that note for a solid 3 beats (as if it were a dotted half note in 4/4), with beat 4 of the implied 4/4 measure being the final note of measure 41, and come in with a strong quarter-note pulse in measure 42. Listen to the mp3 demo if you need help making sense of that!

My performance of this arrangement is available on youtube at http://youtu.be/4QX1zpOZMdI, or visit my youtube channel, http://www.youtube.com/dayzzzed, for this and other songs.

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