Gratitude is lovely modern Thanksgiving hymn for a cappella SATB choir. The original text expresses appreciation for the earth, family relationships, the restored gospel, overcoming trials, and ultimately the Savior – “the giver of them all.”Gratitude is available through HolySheetMusic.com.
This ethereal new setting of Folliot Pierpoint’s standard hymn For the Beauty of the Earth features a new melody and stunning modern harmonies. During the second verse, the familiar tune by Conrad Kocher is repurposed in the bass line.
A good mother-in-law is hard to find. I got one. She’s a member of an elite squad of singing ladies called Come Saturday Morning (perhaps because they practice early on Saturday mornings). To honor them, I arranged this little ditty for four-part women’s voices. Click for more info and file downloads »
In this arrangement, the traditional harmonies are kept for choir and congregation to sing together, while a bit of counterpoint in the piano provides energy between verses. It was arranged as a part of the 2010 Christmas cantata Come and Behold Him. This sheet music is an excerpt from the full cantata score; measure and page numbers correspond with the full score.
Completed in March, 2007, this solo arrangement features beautiful piano harmonies underscoring the well-known Silesian hymn melody. Nathan Howe arranged this work for use at a conference of missionaries in Denver, Colorado.