Six Chorale Preludes, Set I

Six Chorale Preludes, Set I

HWC 155
1950

Overview: Organ Music - Original Work
Authorship: Healey Willan
Composition Date: Completed 1. 17 March 1950, 2. 24 March 1950, 3. 25 March 1950, 4. 27 March 1950, 5. 30 March 1950, 6. 11 April 1950.
Scored For: Organ
Duration: N/A
Number of Pages: 15 p.
Notes About Music: No. 6: In memoriam, Francis Henry Coombs.
Track Listing:
   1. Quem pastores, 14th century. First published in Valentin Triller’s Ein Christlich Singebuch
       für Layen und Gelerten
, Breslau (1555).
   2. Lasst uns alle Froehlich sein. Ascribed to Urban Langhans. First appeared in Dresdenisch
       Gesangbuch Christlicher Psalmen und Kirchenlieder
, Ander Theil, Dresden (1632).
   3. Song 13 or Light Divine, by Orlando Gibbons. First appeared in George Wither’s Hymns
       and Songs of the Church
(1623).
   4. Gelobt sei Gott, by Melchior Vulpius. First appeared in his Ein schön geistlich
       Gesangbuch, Jena (1609).
   5. Bevan, by John Goss (1853). First appeared in Peter Maurice’s collection Choral Harmony 
       (1854).
   6. O wie selig. First appeared in Johann Georg Stözel’s Choralbuch, Stuttgart (1744).

Holograph: N/A
Publication: St. Louis, Mo., Concordia Publishing House, ©1950. 15 p. London, Oxford University Press, ©1950. 15 p. For distribution in the British Commonwealth, except Canada.
No. 4: Also published in Organ Music for Services of Thanksgiving. Ed Trevor. London, Oxford University Press, ©1973.
Recordings: 3 and 4: Commercial recording (Columbia, Canada, ML 6198 and MS 6798; 4: Rediffusion ZS 67). 
Non-commercial recording (CMC 480; 3 and 4: CBC SM 202; 4: CBC IS 481).
Score Available: N/A

 

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  • Scored For: Organ

 

 

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