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Irish Hymn Tune - Organ
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VARIATIONS

on an Irish Hymn Tune

Variations on an Irish Hymn Tune - Richard E Brown
00:00 / 00:00

Level: MA 
Duration: 6:40

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Dacker Music

Piano and Organ                                                                     PREVIEW ON YOUTUBE

This duo for piano and organ is transcribed from my concert band composition of the same name. The theme is the familiar  hymn tune Slane, which was itself derived from an Irish folk song (of several hymns which use this tune, the most popular by far is Be Thou My Vision). It is played first in a setting of its familiar form, below a gentle "Irish penny whistle" ostinato. This is followed by seven variations and an extended finale featuring an “Irish jig” over a repeating pedal ground bass, with a climactic organ chorale coming in between the two.

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Book I
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SIX CHORALE PRELUDES 
 

On Favorite Hymn Tunes
        Book I
Six Chorale Preludes - Karel Martínek
00:00 / 00:00

Level: M
Duration: 19:00

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Dacker Music

Each lasting approximately three minutes, these chorale preludes are useful as recital repertoire, as well as preludes, offertories, and postludes for church services. Each piece includes a brief history of the source tune, along with a list of the most familiar hymns that use it.

Authorization is given to substitute an appropriate hymn title for the tune name on programs and church bulletins or screens.

Since I am not an organist myself, and most organs are just as unique as their players anyway, registration and manual choices are mostly left up to the performer.

Each chorale prelude in the collection is also available individually. Ordering information and individual recordings are linked below, along with the name of the hymn(s) most commonly associated with each tune.

​Download from Score Exchange

Recording by Karel Martínek, organ

 

Released on the album Heavy Pedal, Vol. 2 by Navona Records

BOOK I - INDIVIDUAL CHORALE PRELUDES
Ellacombe - Organ
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CHORALE PRELUDE ON ELLACOMBE

Chorale Prelude on Ellacombe - Karel Martínek
00:00 / 00:00

Level: M
Duration: 3:15

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dacker Music

Hosanna, Loud Hosanna                                                                          PREVIEW ON YOUTUBE

Other hymns set to this tune include Sing the Mighty Power of God, The Day of Resurrection, and Hail to the
Lord's Anointed.

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Also available transcribed for brass quintet

Recording by Karel Martínek, organ

Released on the album Heavy Pedal, Vol. 2 by Navona Records

Leoni - Organ
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CHORALE PRELUDE ON LEONI

Chorale Prelude on Leoni - Karel Martínek
00:00 / 00:00

Level: M
Duration: 3:05

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dacker Music

The God of Abraham Praise                                                                       PREVIEW ON YOUTUBE

Other hymns set to this tune include Uplift the Song of Praise, Community of Christ, and God is My Great Desire.

 

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Also available transcribed for brass quintet or sextet

Recording by Karel Martínek, organ

 

Released on the album Heavy Pedal, Vol. 2 by Navona Records

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Wondrous Love

CHORALE PRELUDE ON WONDROUS LOVE 

Chorale Prelude on Wondrous Love - Karel Martínek
00:00 / 00:00

Level: M
Duration: 3:25

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dacker Music

What Wondrous Love Is This?                                                                     PREVIEW ON YOUTUBE

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Also available transcribed for brass quintet or sextet

Recording by Karel Martínek, organ

 

Released on the album Heavy Pedal, Vol. 2 by Navona Records

Hyfrydol - Organ
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 CHORALE PRELUDE ON HYFRYDOL

Chorale Prelude on Hyfrydol - Karel Martínek
00:00 / 00:00

Level: M
Duration: 3:05

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dacker Music

Come Thou Long-Expected Jesus                                                                 PREVIEW ON YOUTUBE

Other hymns set to this tune include Love Divine, All Loves Excelling, Alleluia! Sing to Jesus, and Our Great
Savior (
"Jesus! What a Friend for Sinners!").

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Also available transcribed for brass quintet or sextet

Recording by Karel Martínek, organ

 

Released on the album Heavy Pedal, Vol. 2 by Navona Records

Picardy - Organ
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CHORALE PRELUDE ON PICARDY

Chorale Prelude on Picardy - Karel Martínek
00:00 / 00:00

Level: M
Duration: 3:05

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dacker Music

Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence                                                               PREVIEW ON YOUTUBE

Other hymns set to this tune include Sing, My Tongue, the Glorious Battle ("Canta Fuerte, Lingua Mia"), Christians, Let Us Love One Another, and You, Lord, Are Both Lamb and Shepherd.

 

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Also available transcribed for brass quintet or sextet

Recording by Karel Martínek, organ

 

Released on the album Heavy Pedal, Vol. 2 by Navona Records

Regent Square - Organ
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CHORALE PRELUDE ON REGENT SQUARE 

Chorale Prelude on Regent Square - Karel Martínek
00:00 / 00:00

Level: M
Duration: 3:00

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dacker Music

Angels From the Realms of Glory                                                                 PREVIEW ON YOUTUBE

Easter People Raise Your Voices

Other hymns set to this tune include Christ is Made the Sure Foundation, and Lo, He Comes with Clouds Descending

 

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Also available transcribed for brass quintet or sextet

Recording by Karel Martínek, organ

 

Released on the album Heavy Pedal, Vol. 2 by Navona Records

     


         

Book II
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SIX CHORALE PRELUDES 
 

On Favorite Hymn Tunes
        Book II
Six Chorale Preludes Book II - Richard E Brown
00:00 / 00:00

Level: M
Duration: 16:00

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Dacker Music

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CHORALE PRELUDE ON REGENT SQUARE 

CHORALE PRELUDE ON REGENT SQUARE 

CHORALE PRELUDE ON REGENT SQUARE 

Chorale Prelude on Regent Sauare - Karel Martínek
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Chorale Prelude on Regent Sauare - Karel Martínek
00:00 / 00:00
Chorale Prelude on Regent Sauare - Karel Martínek
00:00 / 00:00

Grade: M
Duration: 3:00

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dacker Music

Grade: M
Duration: 3:00

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dacker Music

Grade: M
Duration: 3:00

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dacker Music

Angels From the Realms of Glory                                                                 PREVIEW ON YOUTUBE

Easter People Raise Your Voices

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Also available transcribed for brass quintet or sextet

Recording by Karel Martínek, organ

 

Released on the album Heavy Pedal, Vol. 2 by Navona Records

Angels From the Realms of Glory                                                                 PREVIEW ON YOUTUBE

Easter People Raise Your Voices

Download from Score Exchange

Also available transcribed for brass quintet or sextet

Recording by Karel Martínek, organ

 

Released on the album Heavy Pedal, Vol. 2 by Navona Records

Angels From the Realms of Glory                                                                 PREVIEW ON YOUTUBE

Easter People Raise Your Voices

Download from Score Exchange

Also available transcribed for brass quintet or sextet

Recording by Karel Martínek, organ

 

Released on the album Heavy Pedal, Vol. 2 by Navona Records

Each lasting a little under three minutes, these chorale preludes are useful as recital repertoire, as well as preludes, offertories, and postludes for church services. Each piece includes a brief history of the source tune, along with a list of the most familiar hymns that use it.

Authorization is given to substitute an appropriate hymn title for the tune name on programs and church bulletins or screens.

Since I am not an organist myself, and most organs are just as unique as their players anyway, registration and manual choices are left up to the performer.

Each chorale prelude in the collection is also available individually. Ordering information and individual recordings are linked below, along with the name of the hymn(s) most commonly associated with each tune.

​Download from Score Exchange

BOOK II - INDIVIDUAL CHORALE PRELUDES
Truro
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CHORALE PRELUDE ON TRURO

Chorale Prelude on Truro - Richard E Brown
00:00 / 00:00

Level: M
Duration: 2:35

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dacker Music

Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Mighty Gates - Christ Is Alive                     PREVIEW ON YOUTUBE

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Also available scored for brass quintet or sextet

St Theodulph -organ
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CHORALE PRELUDE ON ST. THEODULPH

Chorale Prelude on St. Theodulph - Richard E Brown
00:00 / 00:00

Level: M
Duration: 2:40

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dacker Music

All Glory, Laud, and Honor                                                          PREVIEW ON YOUTUBE

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Also available scored for brass septet

Personent Hodie
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CHORALE PRELUDE ON PERSONENT HODIE

Chorale Prelude on Personent Hodie - Richard E Brown
00:00 / 00:00

Level: M
Duration: 2:50

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dacker Music

On This Day Earth Shall Ring                                                          PREVIEW ON YOUTUBE

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Also available scored for brass quintet or septet

Kingsfold - organ
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CHORALE PRELUDE ON KINGSFOLD

Chorale Prelude on Kingsfold - Richard E Brown
00:00 / 00:00

Level: M
Duration: 2:40

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dacker Music

I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say                                                         PREVIEW ON YOUTUBE

Other hymns set to this tune include O Sing a Song of Bethlehem and To Mock Your Reign, O Dearest Lord.

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Also available scored for brass quintet

Lancashire - Organ
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CHORALE PRELUDE ON LANCASHIRE

Chorale Prelude on Lancashire - Richard E Brown
00:00 / 00:00

Level: M
Duration: 2:40

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dacker Music

The Day of Resurrection                                                                   PREVIEW ON YOUTUBE

Lead On, O King Eternal

​​

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Also available scored for brass quintet

Kremser
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CHORALE PRELUDE ON KREMSER

Chorale Prelude on Kremser - Rchard E brown
00:00 / 00:00

Level: M
Duration: 2:25

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dacker Music

We Gather Together                                                                          PREVIEW ON YOUTUBE

 

Other hymns set to this tune include We Praise Thee, O God Our Redeemer and In Our Day of Thanksgiving.

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