Three Hymn Preludes for Organ (Jeremy Zimmer) added to the Shaw Music catalog

Jeremy Zimmer joins Shaw Music with this striking collection of three hymn preludes for organ. Highly chromatic, yet prominently centered on the tune, each setting offers musical insight into the original hymn tune. Useful in worship services throughout the church year. Preview the score and listen to a demo recording here.

Silent Night, Holy Night (arr. Peter Hilliard) added to the Shaw Music catalog

Indulge in the nostalgia of the holiday season with this beautiful setting of a favorite carol, expertly arranged by Peter Hilliard. Easy to learn, yet full of harmonic and melodic interest, this is sure to become a favorite of choir and audience alike. Program this as the closing number for this year’s Christmas concert or Christmas Eve service. Preview the score and listen to a fine demo recording here.

The Hymn Collection: 10 Hymns for Piano (Daniel Barta) added to the Shaw Music catalog

This exquisite collection of hymns (including four Christmas carols) from composer Daniel Barta is sure to become one of your favorites. Written at a moderate level and in a range of diverse styles, these expertly crafted arrangements offer truly unique perspectives on well-loved hymns. Preview pages from the score and listen to sample recordings here.

God Is Our Refuge and Strength (Daniel Barta) added to the Shaw Music catalog

Daniel Barta’s masterful interpretation of Psalm 46:1-4 will leave a lasting impression on all who perform and listen to this stunning choral work. A quiet homophonic section opens the piece, followed by a contrasting middle section, and then the opening theme returns to balance the form. Use this in any service or concert as a musical reflection on the God who is an ever-present help in trouble. Preview the score and listen to a fine demo recording here.

Her Children Call Her Blessed (Daniel Barta) added to the Shaw Music catalog

Daniel Barta pairs an original text with quietly beautiful music in this stirring choral tribute to mothers. Based on Proverbs 31, this anthem is appropriate on Mother’s Day or during any service honoring families. Easy to learn, with an optional second vocal part, your children’s choir will love this simple piece. Preview a sample from the score here.