Three Popular Hymns for Recorder Consort

Composer
trad.
Arranger
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
3 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Quartet (Soprano Recorder)
Instrumental parts
Not available

An arrangement of three popular hymn tunes namely 'Bunessan' & 'Nearer My God To Thee' & 'Eternal Father Strong to Save' for Recorder Consort.

''Bunessan'' is a traditional melody, made famous by Cat Stevens and entitled ''Morning Has Broken'', whilst ''Nearer My God To Thee'', composed by Lovel Mason, was reputed to have been performed as the Titanic was sinking; by the ship's string quartet. It has been used for two U.S. President's funerals!

The last hymn is very popular at naval burials, and funerals for souls lost at sea, and I hope this little compilation of hymns for recorders will prove pleasing, and a welcome addition to consorts looking for suitable material for church.

There are also 3 Welsh Chorales for Recorders in my store.

Parts on request.

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