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(including in a worship service),

please contact the publisher/copyright holder for information.

 

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 A Blessing (PDF file)

SATB choir, handbells, organ and congregation
Text: Psalm 103
Original music
For the ordination of John C. Manz, August 24, 1975
Unpublished

A Mighty Fortress Is Our God (PDF file)

SATB choir, congregation and organ
Text: Martin Luther Translation?
Tune: EIN FESTE BURG
Unpublished

A Small Chorale Mass (PDF file)

TTBB acapella
Unpublished

Abide with Me (PDF file)

SATB harmonization
St. 2: “I need thy presence…”
Text: Henry F. Lyte
Tune: EVENTIDE
Unpublished

All Glory Be to God on High (PDF file)

SATB harmonization
St. 4:”O Holy Spirit, perfect gift…”
Text: Nicolaus Decius
Tune: ALLEIN GOTT IN DER HÖH
Unpublished

Cantate Domino (PDF file)

SATB acapella
Psalm 96
January 1954
Unpublished

Cheer (PDF file)

SATB choir with organ
Text: Madeleine Forrell
Tune: HYDE PARK (original)
Setting: Paul Manz
See also “Hymns, Carols, Songs and Tributes”
Unpublished

Come, Touch My Lips, My Lord(PDF file)

SATB choir acapella
Text: Wangerin
Fragment [See Una Sancta under “Liturgical”]

E’en So, Lord Jesus, Quickly Come (PDF file)

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SATB choir, acapella MSM 50-0001 (mp3 file)
SSAA choir MSM 50-0450
TTBB choir MSM 50-0900
SA choir

Ever Since the Savior Came (PDF file)

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SATB choir, organ
Text: Jaroslav Vajda
(Based on the Prayer of the Day for Christmas), 1991
Tune: PILGRIM GEORGE, original
Written in 1991 for the Advent/Christmas Vespers at the
Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago
Published by MorningStar Music Publishers MSM 50-1038

For Who Is This? (PDF file)

SATB acapella
Text: Mark 4:41, Matthew 2:2b; Luke 2:32
Unpublished

God Never Changes (PDF file)

SATB, organ
Text: “St. Teresa’s Bookmark”
Unpublished
January 1, 1956 “for Alma Mueller”

God, Who Made the Earth and Heaven Unison (PDF file)

choir with strings
Stanza 3: “Guard us waking…”
Text: Richard Whately
Tune: AR HYD Y NOS
Unpublished

Hodie Christus natus est (A Nativity Processional) (PDF)

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SATB divisi, acapella
Published by MorningStar Music 50-1021

How Lovely Shines the Morning Star (PDF file)

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Concertato for SATB choir, instruments, organ and congregation
Text: Philip Nicolai
Tune: WIE SCHÖN LEUCHTET

I Caused Thy Grief (PDF file)

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SATB, organ
Text: I Caused Thy Grief
January 1954
Originally published by Augsburg {?}
Published by MorningStar Music Publishers 50-3036

If God Himself Be for Me (PDF file)

Concertato for congregation, choir, organ, strings, oboe
Text: Paul Gehardt
Tune: IST GOTT FÜR MICH
Written for the Lutheran School of Theology 1985
Unpublished

Ihr Kinderlein kommet (PDF file)

SATB harmonization
German Christmas carol
“O Come, Little Children”

Introit for Ash Wednesday (PDF file)

TTBB choir acapella
“For the Concordia High School Glee Club”, St. Paul MN
Robert Schultz, director”

Introit on O FILII ET FILIAE(PDF file)

Unison choir and organ

Jesus, Lead Thou On (PDF file)

SATB, organ <?>
Text: Nicolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf, 1721
Tune: Adam Drese, 1697
For the 1970 graduating class at Minneapolis Lutheran 
High School and Jon Kietzer, music director
Unpublished

Jesus, Still Lead On (PDF file)

SATB harmonizations (2)
Text: Nicolaus L. von Zinzendorf
Tune: SEELENBRAÜTIGAM
Unpublished

Kommt ein Vogel einflogen (PDF file)

SSA, unaccompanied “circa? 1943”
German children’s song
“A Stray Bird May Fly Over”
Unpublished

Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence (PDF file)

SATB harmonization
St. 3: “Rank on rank the host of heaven…”
Text: Gerard Moultrie
Tune: PICARDY
Unpublished

Lift Up Your Eyes (PDF file)

SATB, organ
Isaiah 51:4-6
Unpublished

Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Mighty Gates (PDF file)

SSAATTBB acapella
(See “Noel! Noel!”) Georg Weissel
Unpublished

Long Ago, Savior, You Came from Above (PDF file)

SATB divisi, organ
Text: ?
Unpublished

Lord of All Nations, Grant Me Grace (PDF file)

SATB harmonization
St. 3: “Forgive me, Lord, where I have erred…”
Text: Olive Wise Spannaus
Tune: BEATUS VIR
Unpublished

Lord, Whose Love in Humble Service (PDF file)

SATB harmonization
St. 1
Text: Albert F. Bayly
Tune: BEACH SPRING
Unpublished

Müde bin ich (PDF file)

SATB (TTBB middle stanza), unaccompanied
Traditional children’s bedtime song (“Weary Now I Go to Rest”) 
Evening hymn (“Now the Light Has Gone Away”)
Written in the early 1950s as a closing number for the Concordia St Paul Chorale
Unpublished

My Song Is Love Unknown (PDF file)

SATB harmonization
Sts. 2 and 4
Text: Samuel Crossman
Tune: RHOSYMEDRE
Unpublished

Noel! Noel! (PDF file)

SSAATTBB acapella
(“Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Mighty Gates”) Text: Georg Weissel
Unpublished

Now Thank We All Our God (PDF file)

SATB harmonization
St. 2: “Oh, may this bounteous God…”
Text: Martin Rinkhart
Tune: NUN DANKET ALLE GOTT
Unpublished

O God, Our Help in Ages Past (PDF file)

SATB harmonizations (3)
Text: Isaac Watts
Tune: ST. ANNE
Unpublished

Of the Father’s Love Begotten (PDF file)

2-pt and SATB settings
Text: Aurelius Prudentius
Tune: DIVINUM MYSTERIUM
Unpublished

Oh, Sing unto the Lord a New Song (PDF file)

SATB, organ
Psalm 98:1, 2
Also called “Introit for Cantate Sunday” Unpublished

On Christmas Night (PDF file)

Unison voices with organ
Text: Luke Wadding, d. 1686
Tune: SUSSEX CAROL
Transcribed by David Cherwien from a December 24, 1962 live recording at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church
Unpublished

Praise to the Lord, the Almighty (PDF file)

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Concertato for SATB choir, brass, organ, and congregation
Text: Joachim Neander, 1650-80; tr. Catherine Winkworth
Published first by Concordia Publishing House
Published by MorningStar Music Publishers 60-9005

Preserve Me, O Lord (PDF file)

SATB divisi, acapella
Psalm 5:3, 8; Psalm 16:1
Unpublished

Psalm 77 (PDF file)

SATB, soprano solo, and organ
1. I Called unto God Unpublished
2. Will the Lord Cast Off Forever?
3. I Will Remember the Works of the Lord
4. The Voice of Thy Thunder Was in the Heavens

Psalm 130 (PDF file)

SATB, organ
February 1953
Published by Summy-Birchard (Warner Brothers)
[See also “Salmo 130” below]

Psalm of Praise (PDF file)

SATB, organ
“Rejoice and sing ye to the Lord” Choral score only
Text: Ruth Mueller Manz
Unpublished

Salmo 130 (PDF file)

SATB 
Spanish version of “Psalm 130” prepared by Hidalgo Ramos Suarez
(English version was published)

Savior of the Nations, Come (PDF file)

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Concertato for SATB choir, flutes, oboe, organ and congregation
Text: Attr. St. Ambrose
Tune: NUN KOMM , DER HEIDEN HEILAND
Published originally by CPH in 1978
Published by MorningStar Music Publishers 10-018

Sentences for the Seasons (PDF file)

SATB, organ
Advent 
Christmas Unpublished
Epiphany November 1954
Passion
Easter
Whitsuntide
Trinity

Sing a New Song to the Lord (PDF file)

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SATB choir, congregational antiphon
Psalm 96
Written March 1970
Published 2005 by MorningStar Music Publishers
50-7065

Song of the Crib (PDF file)

SATB, organ
(“Joseph, dearest Joseph, mine”)
Unpublished

Still, Still, Still (PDF file)

SSATB, organ
German text only
Unpublished

Te Decet Hymnus in Sion (PDF file)

SATB choir with congregational refrain, organ
Text: Alternation in Latin of verses from Revelation, chapters 4 and 5 and verses from Psalms 65 and 138
Opus 15, #6
Unpublished as an anthem
Published in the Paul Manz hymnary, Sing to the Lord (compiled and edited by Scott Hyslop) with English translation prepared by Susan Palo Cherwien, #15. [MorningStar Music 2009]

The Church’s One Foundation (PDF file)

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Concertato for congregation, choir, brass and organ
Text: Samuel Stone
Tune: AURELIA
Published originally by Concordia Publishing House
Published by MorningStar Music Publishers 60-9004

The Days of Our Years (PDF file)

SATB (divisi), acapella
Psalm 90:10
Open and closed scores
Unpublished

The Magnificat (PDF file)

SATB choir
Part of larger work with soloists, instruments?
Opus 17, #1 <?>

This Is My Father’s World (PDF file)

SSAA choir
Text: Maltbie D. Babcock
Tune: TERRA PATRIS
Unpublished

Verba mea auribus (PDF file)

Unison chant (Tone VII) in alternation with SATB choir
Psalm 5
For choir at Mt. Olive <?>

Were You There? (PDF file)

SATB harmonization
St. 1
Text: Negro spiritual
Tune: WERE YOU THERE
Unpublished

Why Do Bells of Christmas Ring (PDF file)

SATB carol
Text: Rohlfing {1940s?}

Ye Holy Angels Bright (PDF file)

SATB and Organ
Unpublished
Vocal score only
Unpublished