Opus 30 - Little Cantatas

 

             Opus30nr1     Opus30nr2      Opus30nr3      Opus30nr4      Opus30nr5      Opus30nr6

             Opus31          Opus31nr1      Opus31nr2

 

 

Opus 30 No. 1a

   Awake Thou Spirit, Who Didst Fire

         unpublished (as of September 2005)

             children's choir SA, organ, choir SATB, 6 pt. brass

             chorale concertato

             Tune: All' Ehr' und Lob

             5 movements

                      Completed: 31. Dec. 1961. For Lutheran Hour 30th Anniversary at Ft. Wayne, IN, Sept. 1962

Opus 30 No. 1b

   Awake Thou Spirit, Who Didst Fire

         Concordia Chorale Concertatos

         Concordia, 1963. 98-1699 (instr. 98-1700)

             choir SATB, organ, 4 pt. brass

             Tune: All' Ehr' und Lob

             3 movements

                      Revised from op. 30 no. 1a, Jan. 1962

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Opus 30 No. 2

   Christ is Arisen

         Easter Music

         Concordia, 1963. 98-1657. (instr. 98-1688)

             choir SATB, 4 pt. brass, cong., organ

             chorale concertato

             Tune: Christ ist erstanden

             4 movements

                      Composed: June 1962

 

Opus 30 No. 3

   God the Father Be Our Stay

         Concordia Chorale Concertatos

         Concordia, 1963. 98-1727

             choir SATB, 4 pt. brass, organ

             Tune: Gott der Vater wohn uns bei

             4 movements

                      Composed: Sept. 1962

Opus 30 No. 4

   A Mighty Fortress

         unpublished (as of September 2005)

             5-part choir, 2 trumpets, organ

             cantata

             Tune: Ein feste Burg

                      Composed: Dec. 1963 for Paul Rosel's Choir Tour

 

Opus 30 No. 5

   O God, O Lord of Heaven and Earth

         Augsburg, 1969. 11-1554

         (republished: Augsburg, 1994. 11-10481. Combines opus 30 No. 5 & 6, using revised text from Lutheran Book of Worship)

             choir SATB, organ, congregation, two trumpets

             chorale concertato

             Tune: Wittenberg New

             3 movements

 

Opus 30 No. 6

   O God, O Lord of Heaven and Earth

         Augsburg, 1969. 11-827

         (republished: Augsburg, 1994. 11-10481. Combines opus 30 No. 5 & 6, using revised text from Lutheran Book of Worship)

             organ chorale prelude

             Tune: Wittenberg New

 

Opus 31 - Brevarium musicum

Opus 31 No. 1

   XIII Service Pieces for the Church Pianist

         Brevarium Musicum

         Abingdon, 1963. APM 281

             13 short piano pieces

             Contents:

                  Prelude No. 1

                  Fugue No. 1

                  Prelude No. 2

                  Fugue No. 2

                  Toccata No. 1

                  Toccata No. 2

                  Voluntary No. 1

                  Voluntary No. 2

                  Passacaglia

                  Postlude No. 1

                  Postlude No. 2 (mirror of No. 1)

                  All Glory Be to God on High (12-tone)

                      Tune: Allein Gott in der Hšh

                  Canon

 

Opus 31 No. 2

   XIII Voluntaries for the Church Pianist

         Brevarium Musicum

         Abingdon, 1964. APM 383

             13 short piano pieces

             ÒDedicated to my godson Sebastian PflugbeilÓ

             Contents:

                  Advent (Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland)

                  Christmas (Gelobet seist du)

                  Epiphany (Wie schšn leuchtet)

                  Lent (Ein LŠmmlein geht) also known as (An WasserflŸssen Babylon)

                  Easter (Christ lag in Todesbanden)

                  Pentecost (Komm, Heiliger Geist)

                  Trinity (Komm, Gott Schšpfer)

                  Prelude

                  Fugue with a Classic Theme (J. S. Bach)

                  Fugue with a Romantic Theme (Mendelssohn)

                  Fugue with a 12-tone Theme

                  Fugue with a Modern Theme (from op. 31 No. 1: "Canon")

                  Postlude (double mirror of Prelude)