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A Child Is Born Today  PDF
                SATB choir, 2 flutes, handbells (3 octaves)

                Text: William Sandys

                Dedicated to Terese Noelle

                Published in 1992 by Choristers Guild/CGA-598

               

A Feast of Joy PDF
                TTBB choir, brass choir, organ

                Commissioned by the Central States Synod of the Lutheran Church in America for their convention June 1972.

                Text: From ILCW Contemporary Worship:

                No. 2 (“The Holy Communion”)—“Worthy Is Christ” & “Let the Vineyards Be Fruitful”

A Festal Thanksgiving PDF
                SATB choir, organ

                Text: 1 Chronicles 29:10-13

Commissioned by the Senior Choir of Christ Church Lutheran, Minneapolis, MN, in honor of Rev. Norman D. Kretzmann

                Published in 1983 by Augsburg/11-2152

 A Mighty Fortress  PDF
                SATB choir, brass quartet, timpani, organ, congregation

                Text: Martin Luther LBW, #229

                Tune: EIN FESTE BURG (isometric)

Commissioned by the Senior Choir of Trinity Lutheran Church, St. Joseph, Michigan, in commemoration of the 125th anniversary of the parish, 1867-1992

                Published in 1994 by MorningStar Music/ MSM-60-8001

All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name PDF
                SATB, choir, organ, brass, timpani, opt. congregation

                Text: Edward Perronet Lutheran Book of Worship, #328

                Tune: CORONATION

                Commissioned for the 25th anniversary of Peace Lutheran Church, Alexandria VA

                Published by Augsburg in 1984/11-2226

All People That on Earth Do Dwell PDF
                SATB choir, trumpet, organ, congregation

                Text: William Kethe  Lutheran Book of Worship, #245

                Tune: OLD HUNDREDTH

                Commissioned by the York PA chapter of the American Guild of Organists, in commemoration of its 50th anniversary

                Published in 1987 by MorningStar Music Publishers/

                MSM-60-9001

All the Earth with Joy Is Sounding PDF
                SATB choir, brass, organ, opt. congregation

                Text: Stephen Starke  Lutheran Service Book, #462

                Tune: MICHAEL  (Herbert Howells)

                Commissioned by Bill and Nancy Raabe for Tom and Jane Buck

                Published in 2001 by Concordia/98-3660

Alleluia! Sing to Jesus  PDF
                SATB choir, descant, brass, timpani, organ,

                opt. handbells (3-octave), congregation

                Text: William Dix  Lutheran Book of Worship, #158

                Tune: HYFRYDOL 

                Alt text: “Love Divine, All Loves Excelling” LBW 315

                Commissioned by the Westminster Presbyterian Church, Alexandria VA.

                Published in 1995 by Concordia/97-6460

And the Word Became Flesh PDF
                SATB choir, oboe, organ

                Text: John 1:14, 16  (RSV)

Commissioned by Grace Lutheran Church, Cleveland Heights, OH on the occasion of the church’s centennial celebration.

                Published in 2006 by Augsburg Fortress

Angels Visit When We Sing PDF
                SATB choir, flute, organ or piano

                Text: Thomas H. Troeger

Commissioned in honor of Professor Rosemary C. Kinard upon her retirement as Director of Choral Music at Catawba College, Salisbury, NC by the members of her choirs, 1988-2007.

                Published by Augsburg Fortress in 2010.

Angels We Have Heard on High PDF
                SATB choir, organ

                Text: Traditional French  Lutheran Book of Worship, #71

                Tune: GLORIA

                Commissioned by the Chancel Choir of Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Dallas TX; Roger McMurrin, director.

                Published in 1982 by Augsburg/11-2136

A Psalm of Celebration PDF
                SATB, brass, organ, opt. congregation

                Psalm 96  BCP

Commissioned by the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Ascension, Savannah, Georgia, in commemoration of their 250th anniversary

                Published in 1994 by Augsburg Fortress/11-10356

 

 

A Psalm of Joy PDF
                SATB choir, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, percussion, organ, optional clapping choir, opt. congregation

                Text: Psalms 47, 48

                Dedicated to Gerald Bales and the Cathedral Choir of St. Mark

                Published by Schmitt, Hall & McCreary/9494

Arise, O God, and Shine PDF
                SATB choir, organ

                Text: William Hurn

                Published by Concordia in 1964/98-1718

As a Chalice Cast of Gold PDF
                SATB choir, flute, organ

                Text: Thomas Troeger

                In honor of Kay Menius

                Published by Concordia in 1999/98-3494

At the Lamb’s High Feast PDF
                SATB choir, brass, timpani, cymbals, organ

                Text: Latin hymn, Robert Campbell translation

                Dedicated to Herb Brokering

                Published by Augsburg in 1969/11-9006

Away in a Manger PDF
                SATB choir, violin, organ

                Text: Traditional American

                Tune: AWAY IN A MANGER & CRADLE SONG

Behold, God Is My Salvation PDF
                SATB choir, opt. children’s choir, organ, opt. congregation

                Text: Isaiah 12:2 KJV; Psalm 46 KJV

Opt. trumpet or brass for singing of “A Mighty Fortress” at the end.

                Commissioned as a memorial to Edwin E. Wilson, Jr.

                Published in 1983 by Augsburg/11-2129

Bethl’em Lay a-Sleeping PDF
                SATB choir, organ

                Text: Francis B. Wood

                Tune: Polish carol melody

                Published by CPH in 1961/98-1530

Born Is Little Jesus PDF
                SA choir, Orff instruments or piano

                Text: John Cozens

                Dedicated to Trina Dawn

                Published by Schmitt, Hall & McCreary in 1974/#254

 

Children of the Heavenly Father PDF
                SSAATTBB choir, unaccompanied

                Text: Carolina Sandell Berg

                Tune: TRYGGARE KAN INGEN VARA

                Commissioned by and dedicated to the Bethany College Choir, Lindsborg, KS.  Dr. Mark Lucas, director

Christ, the Lord, Is Risen Again PDF
                SATB choir, brass, timpani, cymbals, organ, congregation

                Text: Michael Weisse  (Winkworth translation)

                Tune: CHRIST IS ERSTANDEN

                Published in 1972 by Augsburg/11-9119

Christ, Whose Glory Fills the Sky PDF
                SATB, organ

                Text: Charles Wesley

Included in The Augsburg Choirbook: Advent, Christmas, Epiphany (2007)

Christmas Wonder PDF
                Unison voices with flute, handbells (2-oct), and keyboard

                Text: Del B. Anderson

                Published by Choristers Guild in 1990/CGA-523

Come, Let Us Join PDF
                SATB choir, organ

                Text: Isaac Watts

                Tune: NUN DANKET ALL

Written to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the ordination of Rev. Norman D. Kretzmann

                Published in 1969 by Schmitt, Hall & McCreary/#8042

Come, You Faithful, Raise the Strain PDF
                SATB choir, trumpet, oboe, strings, congregation

                Text: John of Damascus, Neale trans. LBW, #132

                Tune: GAUDEAMUS PARITER

                Commissioned by Christ Seminary Seminex

Come, You Have My Father’s Blessing PDF
                SAB, organ

                Text: Matthew 25:34-40, adapted by Ron Klug

                Published by Augsburg in 1973/11-1761

               

Coventry Carol PDF
                SATB, harp or keyboard

                Text: 15th century English

                Tune: 16th century English

                Published by Augsburg in 1982/11-2139

Also included in The Augsburg Choirbook: Advent, Christmas, Epiphany (2007)

Creating God, Your Fingers Trace PDF
                SATB, flute, congregation and organ

                Text: Jeffery Rowthorn (Paraphrase of Psalm 148)

                Tune: KEDRON

                Published in 1985 by Agape (Hope) HSA 104

Crown Him with Many Crowns PDF
                SATB choir, trumpet, organ, congregation

                Text: Matthew Bridges, Godfrey Thring

                Tune: DIADEMATA, George Elvey

                Published in 1963 by Augsburg/11-9093

Day of Rejoicing PDF
                SATB choir, trumpet, organ

                Text: Isaiah 25:8, 9

Written for the Senior Choir of Emanuel Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN.

                Published in 1969 by Augsburg/11-11561

Dear Baby PDF
                SATB choir, keyboard, oboe

                Text: Herb Brokering

                Tune: DEAR BABY  (original)

                Written for the Bach at Bethany Singers, Lindsborg, KS

                Published by Concordia in 2006/98-3882

Earth and All Stars PDF
                SATB choir, brass, organ, opt. congregation

                Text: Herb Brokering  LBW, #558

                Tune: EARTH AND ALL STARS (David N. Johnson)

                Published in 1980 by Augsburg/11-1973

Earth’s Scattered Isles PDF
                SATB, brass, organ

                Text: Jeffrey Rowthorn

                Published in 1977 by Hinshaw Music/HMC-231

Eternal Father, Strong to Save PDF
                Congregation, SATB choir, brass, cymbals, organ

                Text: William Whiting  LBW, #467

                Tune: MELITA

Commissioned in 1999 by the Westminster Choir, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Alexandria, VA, in memory of Lt. Col.James French Strother, USAF (Ret.)

Festival Te Deum PDF
                SATB choir, brass choir, organ

                Text: ICET

                Commissioned in 1984 by Plymouth Congregational Church, Wichita KS in observance of their 100th anniversary

 

 

Five Christmas Refrains PDF
                Unison voices, keyboard

                Published in Lutheran Education, November 1972, Vol. 108,

No. 2, p. 120

For All the Saints PDF
                SATB voices, organ, assembly, brass quartet, opt. timpani

Commissioned in 2009 by Trinity Lutheran Church, St. Joseph, Michigan in memory of Irene K. Edinger and in celebration of her life of faith and service.

                Text: William How  ELW, #422

Tune: SINE NOMINE

                Published in 2009 by Augsburg Fortress
               

From All That Dwell Below the Skies PDF
                SATB choir, brass quartet, opt. congregation

                Text: Isaac Watts

                Original tune and setting

                Commissioned by the First United Methodist Church of Brunswick, Georgia, on the occasion of their 150th anniversary

                Published in 1989 by Summa Productions (AMSI)SP-2011

From the Plains of Tiny Places PDF
                SATB choir, brass quartet, opt. timpani, congregation, organ

                Text: Herb Brokering

                Tune: BETHANIA NEW (original)

                Commissioned by Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kansas, in celebration of their 125th anniversary

From the Vision of John PDF PDF (update)
                SATB choir, narrator, trumpet, organ

                Text: Rev. 7:9-17

Commissioned by Rozann Cedarholm in honor of all the choirs and their directors who minister through music at Bethany Lutheran Church, Lindsborg, Kansas.

                Published in 1993 by CPH/98-3074

Give Thanks to God PDF
                SATB, keyboard, opt. assembly

                Text: Thomas Troeger

                Tune: HUMPHREY (original)

Dedicated to Pastor Charles Humphrey and his wife, Karen, with thanks for their ministry at Bethany Lutheran Church and Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kansas

                Published in 2007 by Augsburg Fortress

Go, My Children, with My Blessing PDF
                SATB, organ, opt. congregation
               

                Text: Jaroslav Vajda

                Tune: AR HYD Y NOS

                Published in 1987 by MorningStar Music MSM-50-8900

God Is Faithful PDF
                SATB choir, organ

                Text: 1 Cor. 1:9, 16:13-14

Commissioned in 1992 by First Lutheran Church, Topeka, Kansas, for their 125th anniversary and in commemoration of Bertha Schein, choir director from 1937-1953

                Published in 1992 by GIA/G-3762

God Is Here!  PDF
                SATB choir, organ

                Text: F. Pratt Green

Written in honor of Helen Caldwell, faithful chorister of White Memorial Presbyterians Church, Raleigh, North Carolina.

                Published by The Sacred Music Press (Lorenz) 10/2651S

God Rest You Merry PDF
                SATB, organ

                Text: Traditional English carol

                Tune: Traditional English tune

                Commissioned by the Chancel Choir of Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Dallas, Texas; Roger McMurrin, director

                Published in 1980 by Augsburg/11-2052

God’s Surprise PDF
                SATB choir, flute, organ

                “Who Would Think That What Was Needed”

                Text: John L. Bell & Graham Maule

                Tune: SCARLET RIBBONS Traditional English

Commissioned in honor of Fred Trager in thanksgiving for his faithful support of the church and its music by the Chancel Choir of Fairlawn-West United Church of Christ, Akron, Ohio.

God’s Word Shall Live Forever PDF
                SATB, congregation, brass quartet, organ

                Text: Herbert Brokering

                Tune: BETHANIA (original)

                Commissioned in 1993 by Bethany Lutheran Church, Lindsborg, Kansas for their 125th anniversary

                Published in 1996 by CPH/97-6566

Good Christian Friends, Rejoice PDF
                SATB, organ, opt. handbells (2 or 4 octaves)

                Text: Medieval Latin carol, Neale translation  LBW, #55

                Tune: IN DULCI JUBILO

                Commissioned by the Chancel Choir of Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Dallas, Texas; Roger McMurrin, director

                Published in 1982 by Augsburg/11-2140

Good News PDF
                SATB, opt. flute and glockenspiel

                Text: Herb Brokering

                Published in 1973 by AMSI/215 

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing PDF
                SATB choir, descant, congregation, organ, brass, timpani

                Text: Charles Wesley

                Tune: MENDELSSOHN    ELW, #270

                Commissioned by the choir of the First Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS

                Published in 2008 by Hinshaw Music/HMC2076

He Is Risen
                Unison or 2-part choir with organ

                Text: Cecil Alexander

                Published in 1989 by Summa Productions (AMSI)/SP-2012

He’s Risen, Christ Jesus the Lord PDF
                SATB, trumpet, organ

                Text: C. F. W. Walther, 1811-1887; tr. Anna Meyer

                Published in 1963 by Augsburg/11-1368

Holy God, We Praise Thy Name
                SATB, three trumpets, organ

                Text: German, 18th century; Walworth translation TLH #250

                Tune: GROSSER GOTT

Dedicated to the Senior Choir of Christ Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN.

                Published in 1965 by Augsburg/11-9202

Holy God, We Praise Your Name PDF  PDF (timpani)
                SATB, brass quartet, timpani, organ, congregation

                Text: Unknown; Walworth translation, LSB #940

                Tune: GROSSER GOTT

                Dedicated to Barbara and John Bradfield

                Published in 1997 by CPH/97-6648

If My People Who Are Called PDF
                SATB, unaccompanied

                Text: 1 Chronicles 7:14; 1 John 5:4

                In memory of Ray Brax

                Published in 1977 by Augsburg/11-0556

If You Continue in My Word PDF
                SSAATBB, unaccompanied

                Text: John 8:31-32

For the Kapelle on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Concordia University Chicago

                2013

In Festal Spirit, Song and Word PDF
                SATB, trumpet, organ

                Text: From the Bohemian, c. 1650; tr. John Bajus, 1940

Commissioned by and dedicated to the Augustana Lutheran Church Choir and Charles H. Elliot, organist, Omaha, Nebraska.

                Published in 1983 by Agape (Hope) JM 4082

It Is Good to Give Thanks PDF
                SATB, organ

                Text: Psalms 92 and 104 (excerpts)

Commissioned by David and Gyl Kasewurm in honor of the 40th wedding anniversary of Fred and Anita Schultz and celebrating their 40 years of servanthood and dedication to the Lord.

                Published in 1997 by GIA/G-4496

Jerusalem, My Happy Home PDF
                SATB, organ

                Text: F.B.P. 16th century  LBW, #331

                Tune: LAND OF REST

                In memory of P. Rohrmann

                Published in 1980 by Augsburg/11-2001

Jesus Christ Is Risen Today PDF
                SATB choir, 2 trumpets, organ, congregation

                Text: Latin, 14th century; tr. Lyra Davidica; St. 4 – Charles Wesley

                Tune: EASTER HYMN

                Published in 1965 by Augsburg/11-1451

Joy to the World PDF
                SATB, brass, organ

                Text: Isaac Watts

                Tune: ANTIOCH

                Commissioned by the Chancel Choir of Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Dallas, Texas; Roger McMurrin, director

                Published in 1982 by Augsburg/11-2157

Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee PDF
                Unison or 2-part choir; congregation, organ, Bb clarinet

                Text: Henry van Dyke

                Tune: HYMN TO JOY

                Published in 2001 by Choristers Guild/CGA899

Let All the World in Every Corner Sing PDF
                SATB, organ

                Text: George Herbert

                In The Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago Anthem Series

                Published in 1992 by Hope Publishing Company/FPC 131

Let the People Praise Thee PDF
                SATB, organ

                Psalm 67

 Commissioned by the Chancel Choir of Eastminster Presbyterian Church, Wichita, Kansas, honoring Dr. Cecil Riney upon his retirement as a choir director

                Published in 2005 by Augsburg Fortress.

 

 

Let Us Sing with Heart and Voice PDF
                SATB, keyboard handbells (3-5 octaves)

                Text: Jan Taborsky; Vajda translation

                Alternate text: Who Are These That Earnest Knock –

Henry Lettermann

                Handbell part prepared by John Behnke

                Published in 1998 by Concordia 98-3447

Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming PDF
                SATB choir, unaccompanied

                Text: 15th century German; Baker and Spaeth translations

                Tune: ES IST EIN ROS

                Commissioned by the Chancel Choir of Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Dallas, Texas; Roger McMurrin, director

                Published in 1982 by Augsburg/11-2142

Lord Jesus, Gentle Savior PDF


                SATB, organ  PDF

                Text: Herman W. Gockel

                Dedicated to Marvin L. Borgelt

                Published in 1968 by Schmitt, Hall & McCreary/SCHCH 904

Lord, Support Us All Day Long PDF
                SATB, organ, optional congregation

                Text: Stephen P. Starke

                Tune: GWALCHMAI  Joseph Jones, 1827-70

Commissioned by St. Lorenz Lutheran Church, Frankenmuth, Michigan in honor of the life and work of Erich von Behren

                Published in 2005 by Concordia/98-3832

Love and Mercy PDF
                SA(T)B choir, oboe, organ or piano

                Text: Herbert Brokering

                Tune: LOVE-MERCY (original)

Dedicated to the composer’s sister, Esther

                Published in 2006 by Augsburg Fortress

Love Is Here to Stay PDF
                TTBB, organ or piano

                Text: Herbert Brokering

                Commission by the 3M Corporation

                Published in 1975 by The New Music Company/NMC 3001

Magnificat, The PDF
                SATB, organ

                Text: Luke 1:47-55

                Published in 2005 by Augsburg Fortress

 

 

 

Make Well in Your Name PDF
                SATB, organ, opt. congregation

                Text: Herbert Brokering

                Tune: MAKEWELL (original)

                Commissioned by WheatRidge Ministries to help celebrate 100 years of health and hope, 1905-2005

                Published in 2003 by MorningStar Music Publications/

MSM-50-6036

Now Is the Hour of Darkness Past PDF
                SATB, organ

                Text: Isaac Watts

Dedicated to the Senior Choir of Messiah Lutheran Church, Lindsborgh, Kansas

                Published in 1977 by Concordia/98-2338

Now Sing We, Now Rejoice PDF
                SATB choir, congregation, brass quintet, opt. timpani, organ

                Text: Medieval Latin hymn; Janzow translation

                Tune: IN DULCI JUBILO

                Commissioned by St. John Lutheran Church, Merrill, Wisconsin

                Published in 1995 by MorningStar Music Publishers/

MSM-60-1003

Now Thank We All Our God PDF
                SATB choir, congregation, brass quartet, timpani, organ

                Text: Martin Rinkhart; Catherine Winkworth translation

                Tune: NUN DANKET ALLE GOTT

                Commissioned by the Music Ministry of Trinity Lutheran Church, Roselle, Illinois, Brian K. Milnikel, director

                Published in 1999 by Concordia/97-6784

O Christ, Our Hope PDF
                SATB, brass, organ, congregation

                Text: Latin hymn, ca. 8th century; Chandler translation

                Alternate text: “The People That in Darkness Sat”(John Morison)

                Tune: LOBT GOTT, IHR CHRISTEN

                Commissioned to honor John Charles Frentz in thanksgiving for his faithful support of the church and its music

                Published in 1992 by Concordia/97-6133

O Day Full of Grace PDF
                SATB choir, brass quartet, organ, opt. assembly

                Text: Nikolai Grundvig; Thorson translation

                Tune: DEN SIGNEDE DAG  (Christoph Weyse)

                Published in 2014 by Concordia/97-7669

 

 

 

Of the Father’s Love Begotten PDF
                SATB, oboe, handbells (4-octave set), organ

                Text: Prudentius

                Tune: DIVINUM MYSTERIUM  13th century plainsong

                Commissioned by the Chancel Choir of Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Dallas, Texas; Roger McMurrin, director

                Published in 1982 by Augsburg/11-2145

Oh, Come, All Ye Faithful PDF
                SATB, brass, organ

                Text: Attr. John Wade

                Tune: ADESTE FIDELIS

                Commissioned by the Chancel Choir of Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Dallas, Texas; Roger McMurrin, director

                Published in 1982 by Augsburg/11-2143

Oh, for a Thousand Tongues to Sing PDF
                SATB, cello, congregation, organ

                Text: Charles Wesley

                Tune: AZMON

                Published in 1990 by Augsburg Fortress/11-2556

O Give Thanks to the Lord
                SATB, trumpet, organ

                Text: 1 Chronicles 16

Commissioned by the Chancel Choir of Shawnee United Methodist Church, Shawnee, Kansas, in honor of J. Kenneth Thomas, who faithfully served as organist/choir director from 1928-62.

                Published in 1998 by Concordia/98-3449

Oh, Come, Oh, Come, Emmanuel PDF
                SATB, organ

                Text: Psalteriolum Cantionum Catholicarum, 1710; Neale tr.

                Tune: VENI EMMANUEL

                Commissioned by the Chancel Choir of Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Dallas, Texas; Roger McMurrin, director

                Published in 1980 by Augsburg/11-2047

Oh, Hearken, for This Is Wonder PDF
                SSAATB, unaccompanied

                Text: Laurence Housmann

                Dedicated to the Bethany College Choir, Lindsborg, Kansas

                Published in 1977 by Augsburg/11-1767

 

 

 

 

 

Oh, that I Had a Thousand Voices PDF
                SATB, congregation, brass quartet, timpani, organ

                Text: Johann Mentzer; tr. The Lutheran Hymnal 1941

                Tune: O DASS ICH TAUSEND SUNGEN HÄTTE (Koenig)

Commissioned by members, former members, and friends of the Senior Choir of Zion Lutheran Church, Dallas, Texas honoring the 40th year of the Music Ministry of Dr. Donald O. Rotermund.

                Published in 1997 by Concordia/97-6635

Oh, Worship the King PDF
                SATB choir, congregation, organ

                Text: Robert Grant

                Tune: HANOVER

                Published in 1982 by Augsburg/11-2034

O Lord, throughout These Forty Days PDF
                SA(T)B choir, oboe, organ

                Text: Claudia Hernaman; paraphrase by Gilbert Doan

                Tune: FORTY DAYS (original)

                For the composer’s sister, Leona

                Published in 2006 by Augsburg Fortress

Once in Royal David’s City PDF
                Unison or 2-part choir; congregation, treble instrument

                Text: Cecil Alexander

                Tune: IRBY

                Published in 2003 by Choristers Guild CGA960

On Christmas Night PDF PDF
                SATB choir, handbells (2-octave set)

                Text: Traditional English

                Tune: SUSSEX CAROL

                Commissioned by the Chancel Choir of Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Dallas, Texas; Roger McMurrin, director

                Published in 1982 by Augsburg/11-2146

On Christmas Night
                TTBB choir, organ

                Text: Traditional English

                Tune: Based on SUSSEX CAROL

For the Men’s Choir of Bethany Lutheran Church, Lindsborg, Kansas; Leah Ann Anderson, director

                Published in 2003 by MorningStar Music/MSM-50-1904

Our Paschal Lamb that Sets Us Free
                [See “Sing Alleluia”]

Our Souls to Save
                SATB choir, organ

                Text: Georg Werner

                Commissioned by the Southern Methodist University Chapel Choir, Lloyd Pfautsch, director

                Published in 1977 by Abingdon/APM-971

Peace I Leave with You PDF
                SATB choir, unaccompanied

                Text: John 14:27

                Dedicated to the composer’s mother

                Published in 1963 by Augsburg/11-1364

Praise the Almighty, My Soul Adore Him PDF
                SATB choir, congregation, brass quartet, timpani, organ

                Text: Johann D. Herrnschmidt, Brauer tr.    LBW #539

                Tune: LOBE DEN HERREN, O MEINE SEELE

                Commissioned for the 1995 Lutheran Hymn Festival at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas, Texas

                Published in 1996 by CPH/97-6592

Praise to the Lord PDF
                SATB, congregation, brass, timpani, organ

                Text: Joachim Neander

                Tune: LOBE DEN HERREN

Commissioned by First Lutheran Church, Little Rock, Arkansas, for the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the church building.

                Published in 1990 by Augsburg Fortress/11-2574

Psalm 23 PDF

                SATB choir, flute, organ

                Commissioned by Grace Lutheran Church, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, in memory of Art Staiger

                Published in 1984 by Concordia/98-2676

 

Psalm 25

                [See “Show Me Thy Ways” below]

 

Psalms 47, 48

                [See “A Psalm of Joy” above]

 

Psalm 66 PDF

                SATB choir, brass, opt. congregation, organ

                Text: Psalm 66:1-8, 14-15  BCP

                Commissioned for the LCA Thirteenth Biennial Convention, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

                Published in 1987 by Augsburg/11-4662

 

Psalm 96

                [See “A Psalm of Celebration” above]

 

Psalm 98 PDF

                SATB choir, brass, 6 handbells, organ, congregation

                Text: Psalm 98  BCP

                Commissioned for the Kansas City AGO chapter for their Annual Guild Service

                Published in 1990 by Augsburg/11-10052

 

 

 

Psalm 100

                [See “Shout for Joy to the Lord” below]

 

Psalm 121 PDF  PDF

                SATB, cello or viola, organ

                Text: Psalm 121  RSV

Dedicated to Michael Hegge, choir director, and Nancy Hegge, organist, and the Shawnee United Methodist Church in Shawnee, Kansas

                Published in 2002 by Concordia/98-3699

 

Psalm 121

                SATB, keyboard, opt. high voice solo

                Text: Psalm 121  RSV

Commissioned by his wife, Emma Sundberg, and daughters, Nancy Sundberg McCullough and Leah Ann Sundberg Anderson, and their families, to honor the memory of Melvin Sundberg

                Published in 2008 by MorningStar/ MSM-50-8116

Also published in a TTBB version  MSM-50-9703

 

Psalm 130 PDF

                Unison (treble or mixed) antiphonal voices with organ, opt cong

                Text: Based on Psalm 130

                Published in 2003 by Choristers Guild/CGA980

 

Psalm 150

                SATB, 3 trumpets, organ

                Text: Psalm 150 BCP

Commissioned by BANK IV Topeka, in honor of the Topeka Festival Singers and their founders, Myles J. Criss and Richard M. Gayhart

                Published in 1990 by Augsburg/11-4685

               

Psalm 150

                SATB, trumpet, organ

                Text: Psalm 150

Dedicated to Bethany Lutheran Congregation, Lindsborg, Kansas, celebrating the dedication of the new Jaeckel organ, March 30, 1997.

                Published in 1998 by Choristers Guild/CGA791

All published in a treble voices versioin CGA790

 

Psalm 150 PDF  PDF  PDF

                SATB choir, brass quartet, timpani, organ

                Text: Psalm 150, KJV

Commissioned by First Presbyterian Church, Topeka, Kansas in memory of Mrs. Lee Meyer and Mrs. Freddie Mae Way

                Published in 2009 by Augsburg Fortress

 

 

 

 

Psalm 150

                SAB choir, brass, organ, congregation

                Text: Psalm 150

                Published in 1978 by Augsburg in Seasonal Psalms for Congregation and Choir  11-9376

 

Psalm 150 PDF

                SA, oboe, organ

                Text: Psalm 150

Commissioned by St. Simons Presbyterian Church, St.Simons  Island, Georgia in celebration of the church’s 50th anniversary and in honor of its children and youth.

                1996

Rejoice and Be Merry PDF
                SATB, oboe, organ

                Text: Church-gallery Book (Oxford Book of Carols)

                Tune: Church-gallery Book (Oxford Book of Carols)

Dedicated to the Chapel Choir of Bethany College, Linsborg, Kansas

                Published in 1971/11-1605

Rejoice, O Pilgrim Throng PDF
                SATB choir, brass, timpani, organ, congregation

                Text: Edward Plumptre  LBW #553

Tune: MARION

                Commissioned by Salem Lutheran Church of Rosehill, Tomball, Texas

                Published in 1988 by Summa Productions (AMSI) SP-2009

Shout for Joy to the Lord PDF
                SSAATB, trumpet, organ

                Text: Psalm 100; 1 Peter 2:9        

Commissioned by St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Decatur, Illinois, in recognition of and thanksgiving for the power of the Word through music

                Published in 1995 by MorningStar MSM-50-7720

Show Me Thy Ways PDF
                SATB, oboe, guitar

                Text: Psalm 25: 4, 5

                Dedicated to Dr. Richard Sieber

                Published in 1970 by Augsburg/11-0642

Silent Night!     PDF

SATB choir, unaccompanied

                Text: Joseph Mohr

                Tune: STILLE NACHT  Franz Gruber

                Commissioned by the Chancel Choir of Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Dallas, TX; Roger McMurrin, director

                Published in 1980 by Augsburg/11-2054

Also included in The Augsburg Choirbook: Advent, Christmas, Epiphany (2007)

 

Sing Alleluia PDF
                SATB choir, congregation, brass quintet, timpani, organ

                Text: Martin Franzmann “Our Paschal Lamb that Set Us Free”

                Lutheran Service Book, #473

                Commissioned by the 1996 Region III Conference of the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians

                Published in 1997 by MorningStar MSM-60-4002

Sing, Men and Angels, Sing PDF
                SATB choir, piano

                Text: ?

                1969

Sing, My Tongue, the Glorious Battle PDF
                SATB, brass, organ

                Text: Fortunatus  LBW #118

                Tune: FORTUNATUS NEW  (Schalk)

                Commissioned by the Kansas City Chapter of the American Guild of Organists

                Published in 1990 by Augsburg Fortress/11-2476

Sing Praise to God, the Highest Good PDF
                SATB choir, congregation, trumpet, organ

                Text: Johann Schuetz; Cox tr. LBW, #542

                Tune: LOBT GOTT DEN HERREN, IHR

                Published in 1989 by Concordia/98-2867

Sing to God PDF
                SATB choir, organ

                Text: Thomas Troeger

Commissioned by his children in honor of Thomas Wood, for a lifetime of faithful service and music ministry, First Baptist Church, Greenwood, South Carolina

                Published in 2014 by Augsburg Fortress

Sing with Joy to God, Our Strength PDF
                SATB choir, organ

                Text: Psalms 81:1-3, 145:8-10; 146:1; 147:7

Commissioned to the glory of God in honor of 20 years of ministry by Mark Sweeney, organist, East Heights UMC, Wichita, Kansas

Splendor Is Coming PDF
                SATB choir, organ

                Text: Herbert Brokering

                Published in 1974 by AMSI #247

Stay with Us PDF
                SATB choir, flute, organ

                Text: Herbert Brokering

                Tune: STAY WITH US (original)

                Dedicated to Ralph van Loon

                Published in 1990 by Concordia/98-2920

                Also published in a SAB version 98-3073

The Church of Christ, in Every Age PDF
                SATB choir, congregation, brass quartet, opt. handbells, organ

                Text: F. Pratt Green  Lutheran Book of Worship, #433

                Tune: WAREHAM

Commissioned by St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Denver, CO in honor of Rev. Robert A. West and his wife Alice upon his retirement after 30 years of ministry at St. Paul’s.

                Published in 1997 by CPH/97-6651

The First Noel PDF
                SATB choir, brass, organ

                Text: Traditional English  LBW, #59

                Tune: Traditional English

Commissioned in 1979 by the Chancel Choir of Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Dallas, Texas, Roger McMurrin, director

                Published in 1980 by Augsburg/11-2050

The Gift of Life PDF
                SATB choir, handbells (4-oct), organ

                Text: Helen Stensrud

                Commissioned by the Trinity Lutheran Chapel Choir, Madison, South Dakota, in memory of Andy Stensrud

                Published in 1984 by Augsburg/11-2260

The King of Love My Shepherd Is PDF
                SATB, flute, organ, opt. congregation

                Text: Henry Baker

                Tune: ST. COLUMBA

                Commissioned by University Lutheran Chapel, Norman, OK

                Published in 1980 by Augsburg/11-2002

The Lord’s Prayer PDF
                SATB choir, unaccompanied

                Text: Matthew 6:9-13

                In memory of brother Carl

                Published in 1992 by Summa Productions (AMSI) SP #2028

 

The Moon with Borrowed Light PDF
                SATB, organ

                Text: Thomas Troeger

                Tune: MOONLIGHT (original)

To the glory of God and in loving memory of Catherine Ritchey Miller, 1904-98, and William (Ted) Dykstra Miller, 1898-1998, White Memorial Presbyterian Church, Raleigh, North Carolina

                Published in 2001 by Concordia/98-3631

The People that in Darkness Sat
                [see “O Christ, Our Hope” above]

The Son of God, Our Christ PDF
                SATB, keyboard, C instrument

                Text: Edward M. Blumenfeld  ELW #584

                Tune: SURSUM CORDA

                Dedicated to Mark and Sharon Barber

                Published in 2009 by Concordia/98-4013

This Is a Time for Banners and Bells PDF
                SATB choir, congregation, brass quintet, timpani, handbells (4- or 5-octaves, organ

                Text: Jaroslav Vajda

                Commissioned by Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Akron, Ohio, for the 125th anniversary of the congregation

                Published in 1995 by MorningStar MSM-60-8703

Up through Endless Ranks of Angels PDF
                SATB, two trumpets, organ, opt. timpani

                Text: Jaroslav Vajda

                Tune: ASCENDED TRIUMPH (Gerike)

                Commissioned by the Adult Choir of Unity Lutheran Church, Bel Nor, Missouri.

                Published in 1976 by Concordia/98-2324

We Praise You, Christ PDF
                SATB, organ, opt. congregation

                Text: Thomas Troeger

                Tune: ABERNATHY

Commissioned by White Memorial Presbyterian Church, Raleigh, North Caroline, in recognition of Eddie Abernathy’s fifth anniversary at Associate Director of Music

                Published in 2006 by Concordia/98-3896

We Walk with Christ PDF
                SATB, assembly, brass, organ, opt. timpani

                Text: Herbert Brokering

                Tune: JOURNEY (original)

                Commissioned by Trinity Lutheran Church, McPherson, Kansas in celebration of its 125th anniversary

                Published in 2007 by Augsburg Fortress.

What Child Is This? PDF  PDF
                SATB, unaccompanied, finger cymbals

                Text: William Dix

                Tune: GREENSLEEVES

                Commissioned by the Chancel Choir of Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Dallas, Texas; Roger McMurrin, director

                Published in 1980 by Augsburg 11-2056

 

When Time Was Full, God Sent His Son PDF
                SATB, congregation, brass quartet, organ, opt. timpani

                Text: Stephen Starke

                Tune: VALIANT ONE (original)

Commissioned by the Lutheran Church of St. Lorenz, Frankenmuth, Michigan in honor of the life and work of George Frank

                Published in 2005 by Concordia 97-7129

Where Charity and Love Prevail
                SATB choir, tenor solo, clarinet, organ

                Text: Latin hymn, 9th century; Westendorf trans. LBW #126

Commissioned by Rozann Cedarholm in honor of all choirs and their directors who minister through music at Bethany Lutheran Church, Lindsborg, Kansas

                1992

While by My Sheep PDF
                SATB choir, unaccompanied

                Text: Theodore Baker

                Tune: German carol

                Commissioned by the Chancel Choir of Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Dallas, Texas; Roger McMurrin, director

                Published in 1980 by Augsburg 11-2057

Who Are These That Earnest Knock
                [See “Let Us Sing with Heart and Voice” above]

Who Shall Abide PDF
                SAB, flute, guitar

                Text: Psalm 15:1-2

Dedicated to the Youth Choir, Christ Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota

                Published in 1965 by Augsburg PS 617

You Are There PDF
                SATB, organ

                Text: Herbert Brokering

                Written in memory of the composer’s sister, Ruth

                Published in 2006 by Augsburg Fortress