About Concordia

Instrumental Works

These downloadable PDF scans are provided for study purposes only. If you wish to perform one of these pieces publicly (including in a worship service), please contact the publisher/copyright holder for information.

 

Hillert family representative/Kathryn Hillert Brewer  kathryn@brewer-com.com

Augsburg Fortress 1-800-328-4648

Concordia Publishing House 1-800-325-3040

GIA Publications 1-800-442-1358

Morningstar Music Publishers 1-800-647-2117

Northwestern Publishing House 1-800-662-6022

World Library (JS Paluch) 1-800-621-5197

Numerals refer to the folder in the manuscript archive


Alternations Number One for Seven Instruments 66.04

Flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, vibraphone, viola, cello
Performances: Northwestern University, James Bolle, dir., May 19, 1967; Chicago Chapter of the International Society of Contemporary Music, Latin School of Chicago, Easley Blackwood, dir., November 10, 1970; Concordia River Forest, Dana Perna, dir., April 21,1983

Alternations Number Two 67.01

Flute and piano Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, May 19, 1967

Cantilena for Horn and Organ 01.08

Divertimento for Five Instruments 67.02

Clarinet, trumpet, trombone, vibraphone, piano
Distant Fanfare; Exterior Circle; Interior Landscape; Variation; Commentaries; Fanfare II Performance: Northwestern University, James Bolle, dir., May 19, 1967

Divertimento Number Two 83.03 / 03.11 (PDF downloadable file)(PDF file)(PDF file)(PDF file)

Flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, percussion, violin., viola., cello, bass
Foxtrot I (mp3 file); Pastorale; Foxtrot II (mp3 file); Ballad ; Tango (mp3 file) (arr. by David Osenberg); Burlesca (arr. by David Osenberg)
First performance: April 21, 1983, Concordia River Forest, IL

Fanfare for Chamber Orchestra 56.02 (PDF downloadable file)

28 players; Berkshire Music Center, Tanglewood
For Goffredo Petrassi; Revision 2003

Fanfare for Chamber Orchestra 03.01 (mp3 file)

(Revision of 56.02)
Piccolo, flute, English horn, clarinet, bassoon, xylophone, vibraphone, snare drum, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, trombone, 6 violins, 4 violas, 4 violoncellos, 2 basses
First performance at Music of Richard Hillert I: Secular Music
October 19, 2003, Paul Nicholson, dir.

Fantasia on The Nunc dimittis 90.02 (PDF downloadable)

Chamber orchestra.: piccolo, flute, oboe, English horn, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba, timpani, harp, strings
Based on LBW Nunc dimittis from Setting One
Founders' Day Festival Concert, February 4, 1990, Grace Lutheran Church, River Forest, John Folkening,dir.

Festival Music for Brass, Timpani, and Organ 82.06

2 trumpets, 2 trombones, timpani, organ
Prelude - Chaconne - Canzona
For church dedication, Zion Lutheran Church, Dallas, TX,
November 14, 1982, Donald Rotermund, dir.
Revision: Three Pieces for Brass Quintet, Timpani, and Organ (90.07)

For All the Saints 88.05

Arr. of SINE NOMINE (Ralph Vaughan Williams), for symphony orchestra
For the Celebration of Lutheran Unity, Lutheran School of Theology, Chicago Members of Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Michael Morgan, dir., Paul Manz, organist. Orchestra Hall, October 30, 1988

From Shepherding of Stars 98.04 (PDF downloadable)

Suite for string quartet, settings of SFIEPHERDING; Live Oak blouse, 1998

Gelobet seist du Jesu Christ 98.05

Partita for brass quartet, settings of GELOBET SEIST DU; Live Oak House, 1998

Incidental music for J. B. 62.07

Incidental music for drama by Archibald MacLeish
Alto and tenor saxophones, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, organ and piano
Concordia College, River Forest, November 1962

Incidental Music: The Redentin Play 60.01

Flute, recorders, guitar, bassoon

River Forest, IL, January - February 1960

Interlude 70.03

Horn and piano; also saxophone and piano

Interlude for Flute and Piano 97.04

Arr. of piano piece, 1948

Intonations and Interludes on Christmas Carols 62.04 (PDF downloadable file)

2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones
Themes from: Joy to the World, The First Noel, What Child Is This, Lo How a Rose, Angels We Have Heard, It Came upon a Midnight Clear, O Come All Ye Faithful, Oh, How Joyfull

Intrada and Setting of Coronation 77.03

Brass quintet, and organ (or organ alone)

Music for Flute, Horn and Strings 00.03

Performed at Grace Lutheran Church, Northbrook, IL, June 11, 2000, Jonathan Kohrs, dir.

Music for J. B. 87.03

Synthesizer, songs and incidental music

Night Poem 84.02

English horn and piano

Of the Father's Love Begotten 69.05

Setting of DIVINUM MYSTERIUM; 2 trumpets, 2 trombones

Prelude and Interlude 83.04

Horn and piano

Prelude on Es ist ein Ros 00.07; String orchestra

Preludes, Interludes, Postludes on Christmas Carols 94.12 / 95.21

Set I: 2 trumpets, 2 horns, 2 trombones.
Set II: flute, oboe, 2 violins, viola, violoncello, bass

Prelude to Evening Prayer 95.15/ 01.02 / 02.13 (PDF downloadable file) (PDF file)

2 oboes, English horn, string orchestra or Oboe and strings; or Flute and strings

Processional Music 91.01

Oboe and organ

Processional Prelude 91.02 (mp3 file)

Brass quintet, timpani, and organ

Rhosymedre, flute, oboe, strings 61.03 (PDF downloadable file)

Setting for flute, oboe, strings
Recorded for Lutheran Hour, St. Louis, Carl Schalk, dir.

Sonata for Baroque Flute and Harpsichord 99.01 (PDF downloadable file)

Allegro (mp3file); Lento (mp3 file) ; Allegretto Brioso (mp3 file)
First performance January 29, 1999, Andrew Scholberg, flute, Dennis Zimmer, harpsichord

Sonata for Flute and Piano 54.01

Three movements (Fast, Slow, Fast)
First performance: Northwestern University, May 13, 1954
Performed at Berkshire Music Center, Tanglewood, July 29, 1956

Sonata for Violin and Piano 53.01

Three movements (Fast, Slow, Fast)
First performance: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, May 1954

Suite for Strings (Sesquicentennial on LaSalle) 96.04 (PDF downloadable file)

Prelude (mp3 file); Chorale Variations (mp3 file); Elegy: In Memoriam (mp3 file);
Contredanse (mp3 file); Ecologue (mp3 file); Affirmation (mp3 file)
For 150 Anniversary of First St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Chicago (1846-1996), April 21, 1996, Paul Nicholson, dir.

Symphony in Three Movements 55.01

Movements II and III performed University of Illinois, Champaign, May 13, 1956

The Pillars 89.04/ 91.07

Academic Processional for Wind Symphony
For the 125th anniversary of Concordia College, River Forest, IL, October 15, 1989, Richard Fischer, dir.

Three Christmas Carols for Brass Quartet 92.08 (PDF downloadable)

In dulci jubilo; Coventry Carol; God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen

Three Christmas Carols for Brass Quintet 02.14

2 trumpets, horn, trombone, tuba
In dulci jubilo; The Coventry Carol; God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen

Three Christmas Carols for Brass Sextet 62.05

2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones
In dulci jubilo; The Coventry Carol; God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen
CPH 1964

Three Pieces for Brass Quintet, Timpani, and Organ 90.07

Rev. of Festival Music 82.06
First performance. Lectures in Church Music, November 5, 1990,
St. John's Lutheran Church, Forest Park, IL, Concordia Brass Quintet, Steven Wente, organ

Two Processional Pieces 03.03

Brass quartet, timpani, organ

Valse Sentimentale 94.08 (PDF downloadable)

For 2 Violins

Variations for Orchestra 68.03

Piccolo, 2 flutes, English horn, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, percussion (4 players), harp, celesta, strings
Northwestern University, D. Mus. Thesis, July 1968

Veni Creator Spiritus 03.17 (mp3 file)

2 trumpets, horn, 2 trombones, tuba