Sunday, November 2, 2014

Award-Winning Preludes on Hymn Tunes for Organ: Available at

Weldon Whipple's Award-Winning Preludes on Hymn Tunes for Organ, first published in 1994, are now available for purchase at (Click here to order your copy.)

In addition to minor corrections, the revision sports a thicker, more durable cover and paper.

The first nine preludes of the collection were entered in the 1986-1994 annual church music contests of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. All received awards in the contests' instrumental categories. (The specific awards are noted at the top of the first page of each prelude.) Following the award winners are four additional preludes.

  • 1986: Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee (St. Agnes)
  • 1987: Away in a Manger (Luther's Cradle Hymn)
  • 1988: Lead, Kindly Light (Lux Benigna)
  • 1989: Did You Think to Pray? (Stockbridge)
  • 1990: Oh, How Lovely Was the Morning (Divinity)
  • 1991: God Loved Us, So He Sent His Son (Margaret)
  • 1992: How Gentle God's Commands (Dennis)
  • 1993: A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief (Duane Street)
  • 1994: While of These Emblems We Partake (Aeolian)
  • I Am a Child of God (Child of God)
  • The Lord Is My Shepherd (Forsaken)
  • Come, Come, Ye Saints (All Is Well)
  • Come, O Thou King of Kings (Sanford)

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