Piano Commission: Concordia Piano Prelude Series

Concordia Publishing House has commissioned Timothy Shaw to write a new setting of Heinrich Isaac’s tune, “O Welt, ich muss dich lassen” (“Innsbruck”), famously set by composers such as Bach and Brahms, which will be be included in the forthcoming Piano Prelude Series, volume 8 (tunes beginning with N/O). Building upon the success of Hymn Prelude Library, Concordia is now embarking on another exciting project: Piano Prelude Series. Like the Hymn Prelude Library, this collection will feature preludes on all the hymns of Lutheran Service Book, but this time for piano.

Piano Prelude Series vol 6 published by Concordia

Following the successful Hymn Prelude Library series for organ, Concordia has released a new collection of piano preludes based on the hymn tunes found in Lutheran Service Book. This collection features newly composed pieces by dozens of composers who write in a variety of styles and harmonizations. The pieces are useful as preludes, postludes, music at the offering, for introductions, and during distribution, as well as for those who play hymns at home. The durable wire binding ensures that each page lies flat against the music stand. Piano Prelude Series vol 6 (preludes for tunes starting with the letters ‘J’, ‘K’ and ‘L’) includes Timothy Shaw’s setting of {Lord of Life} (“O Christ, Who Shared Our Mortal Life”).

Proclaim! Preludes and Harmonizations for the Hymn of the Day (Lent and Holy Week) published by Concordia

Concordia has released a Lent and Holy Week edition of Proclaim! Preludes and Harmonizations for the Hymn of the Day. Be prepared for services with organ preludes and harmonizations for the Hymn of the Day that follow Lutheran Service Book lectionaries. Each edition includes settings from a variety of composers and offers a broad representation of artistry and style. This volume includes Timothy Shaw’s setting of the hymn tune “Jesu, meine Freude” (“Jesus, Priceless Treasure”).

Piano Commission: Concordia Piano Prelude Series

Concordia Publishing House has commissioned Timothy Shaw to write a new setting of a haunting medieval tune from the 13th century, “Mitten wir im Leben sind” (“In the Very Midst of Life”), which will be be included in the forthcoming Piano Prelude Series, volume 7 (tunes beginning with M). Building upon the success of Hymn Prelude Library, Concordia is now embarking on another exciting project: Piano Prelude Series. Like the Hymn Prelude Library, this collection will feature preludes on all the hymns of Lutheran Service Book, but this time for piano.

Piano Prelude Series vol 5 published by Concordia

Following the successful Hymn Prelude Library series for organ, Concordia has released a new collection of piano preludes based on the hymn tunes found in Lutheran Service Book. This collection features newly composed pieces by dozens of composers who write in a variety of styles and harmonizations. The pieces are useful as preludes, postludes, music at the offering, for introductions, and during distribution, as well as for those who play hymns at home. The durable wire binding ensures that each page lies flat against the music stand. Piano Prelude Series vol 5 (preludes for tunes starting with the letters ‘H’ and ‘I’) includes Timothy Shaw’s setting of {Herzlich lieb} (Lord, Thee I Love with All My Heart).

Organ Commission: Proclaim! Preludes and Harmonizations for the Hymn of the Day

Concordia Publishing House has commissioned Timothy Shaw to write a new prelude and harmonization on the hymn tune “Jesu, meine Freude” (“Jesus, Priceless Treasure”), which will be be included in a forthcoming edition of Proclaim! Preludes and Harmonizations for the Hymn of the Day. The Proclaim! series provides organists with substantive service music and hymn harmonizations for the Hymn of the Day as found in the One-Year and Three-Year Lectionaries of Lutheran Service Book. Each edition includes settings from a variety of composers and offers a broad representation of artistry and style. This new collection is scheduled to be published in 2021.

Piano Commission: Concordia Piano Prelude Series

Concordia Publishing House has commissioned Timothy Shaw to write a new setting of Kevin Hildebrand’s hymn tune “Lord of Life” (“O Christ, Who Shared Our Mortal Life”), which will be be included in the forthcoming Piano Prelude Series, volume 6 (tunes beginning with J/K/L). Building upon the success of Hymn Prelude Library, Concordia is now embarking on another exciting project: Piano Prelude Series. Like the Hymn Prelude Library, this collection will feature preludes on all the hymns of Lutheran Service Book, but this time for piano.

Piano Prelude Series vol 4 published by Concordia

Following the successful Hymn Prelude Library series for organ, Concordia has released a new collection of piano preludes based on the hymn tunes found in Lutheran Service Book. This collection features newly composed pieces by dozens of composers who write in a variety of styles and harmonizations. The pieces are useful as preludes, postludes, music at the offering, for introductions, and during distribution, as well as for those who play hymns at home. The durable wire binding ensures that each page lies flat against the music stand. Piano Prelude Series vol 4 (preludes for tunes starting with the letters ‘F’ and ‘G’) includes Timothy Shaw’s setting of {Gelobet seist du} (We Praise You, Jesus, at Your Birth).

Piano Commission: Concordia Piano Prelude Series

Concordia Publishing House has commissioned Timothy Shaw to write a new setting of the hymn tune “Herzlich lieb” (“Lord, Thee I Love with All My Heart”), which will be be included in the forthcoming Piano Prelude Series, volume 5 (tunes beginning with H/I). Building upon the success of Hymn Prelude Library, Concordia is now embarking on another exciting project: Piano Prelude Series. Like the Hymn Prelude Library, this collection will feature preludes on all the hymns of Lutheran Service Book, but this time for piano.

Piano Prelude Series vol 3 published by Concordia

Following the successful Hymn Prelude Library series for organ, Concordia has released a new collection of piano preludes based on the hymn tunes found in Lutheran Service Book. This collection features newly composed pieces by dozens of composers who write in a variety of styles and harmonizations. The pieces are useful as preludes, postludes, music at the offering, for introductions, and during distribution, as well as for those who play hymns at home. The durable wire binding ensures that each page lies flat against the music stand. Piano Prelude Series vol 3 (preludes for tunes starting with the letters ‘D’ and ‘E’) includes Timothy Shaw’s setting of {Easter Hymn} (Jesus Christ Is Risen Today).