Variations on a theme of Samuel Scheidt: Puer Natus in Bethlehem

Variations on a theme of Samuel Scheidt: Puer Natus in Bethlehem

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for solo organ There are seven sections, each reflecting a different verse of the hymn text. Musical styles vary between movements, making the work an interesting recital piece. Individual sections can also be performed liturgically. The piece is of moderate more

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  • Sheet music
  • 230 x 300 x 10mm | 40.82g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0193869985
  • 9780193869981

Table of contents

A child is born in Bethlehem ; And joy is in Jerusalem ; Rejoice, rejoice, sing high, sing low ; Benedicamus Domino ; To thee, O Lord, be glory paid ; Thou Son of Mary, mother-maid ; To Holy Trinity give praise, With Deo gracias always, Alleluiashow more

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This set of six variations on Scheidt's Christmas carol. A Child is Born in Bethlehem, won the AGO's Region VII Composition Competition in 2005. It more than fills the competition requirements. The melody is recognizable in each movement, which makes it ideal for church or recital. A fine addition to Christmas organ music. * The American Organist, November 07 *show more

About Rebecca Groom Te Velde

Rebecca Groom te Velde earned degrees in organ performance from Seattle Pacific University and the University of Western Ontario, also studying composition and church music. She continued her studies in Germany on a grant from the German Academic Exchange Service. An active performer and clinician on service-playing, she holds the Associate Certificate from the American Guild of Organists. She has published organ music with Oxford University Press and Darcey Press and choral compositions with Santa Barbara Music Publishing. She is organist of First Presbyterian Church, Stillwater, and adjunct instructor of organ at Oklahoma City University in Oklahoma City, more