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O Sacred Head (Passion Chorale)

Composer
Hans Leo Hassler
Year of composition
2003
Arranger
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Easy (Grades 1-3)
Duration
2 minutes
Genre
Modern classical music
Instrumentation
Solo instrument
Instrumental parts
Not available

This is a contemporary piano setting for use in worship of this old and venerable chorale tune. Bach is not too far away in the harmonies, but the surface style will be familiar to most assemblies.

PERFORMANCE NOTES: You should take liberties with the flow of the rhythms but return to a base tempo every now and then. The recording you hear is a touched up improvisation, so if I were to play it now, it would probably have a little less radical tempo fluctuation.

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