Three Festival Hymn Settings - Volume 1

Samuel S. Wesley , Rowland H. Prichard

Arranger: James Biery

Arr. © 2013 GIA.

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Accompaniment: Organ

Instrumental parts included: Trumpet I in B-flat, Trumpet I in C, Trumpet II in B-flat, Trumpet II in C, Trombone I, Trombone II, Horn in F, Tuba, Timpani

Tune Name: Aurelia, Hyfrydol, Slane

Music Source: 3. Irish melody

Difficulty Level: E/M


This edition includes three pieces to accompany congregational singing: “The Church’s One Foundation” (aurelia), “Be Thou My Vision” (slane), and “Love Divine, All Loves Excelling” (hyfrydol). It includes parts for Trumpet I, Trumpet II, Horn in F, Trombone, and Tuba.

Each piece includes an introduction, multiple settings of the tune, and both aurelia and hyfrydol include a soprano descant for the final stanza. The setting of slane is designed to be adaptable to both commonly used meters of this tune.

The vocal descants parts are optional.

Horn in F can be substituted for Trombone I.

Categories: Instrumental, Keyboard, Organ

Topical: Festive

Scored for: Brass, Mixed Ensemble, Percussion

Number of Pages: 32

Format: Softcover