Yesterday morning I was thinking what special piece I could recommend to you on this occasion and quite unexpectedly I found myself pondering upon the idea of creating a composition based on the famous Thanksgiving hymn - Now Thank We All Our God.
Some 10 hours later, a Processional for organ on the same tune was born in which I also used two other well-known Thanksgiving hymn tunes (which I will let you discover for yourself). Here's the score and a MIDI file for listening to the sound.
This is my way of saying thanks to you, my loyal readers.
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Marche Religieuse (p. 12) from 12 Pièces, Op.16 by Leon Boellmann (1862-1897), French Romantic composer and organist.
Now Thank We All Our God
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