Liturgical Guitarist: Old Hundredth

Louis Bourgeois
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I assigned this classic hymn to my students at the Schola Cantorum for arrangement. So, I thought I better come up with an arrangement myself. The USCCB, in the new document on music in liturgy "Sing to the Lord", encourage instrumentalists who have the requisite skills and training to continue the musical tradition of improvization (section 43). That is the reason for my suggestion of inserting an improvised section between the two verses given here. Note: the bishops specify "worthy improvisation" and not just "background sound".

Score ID
Louis Bourgeois
Year of composition
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
2 minutes
Solo instrument (Acoustic Guitar [notation])

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