J. Wayne Kerr: Joy to the World

J. Wayne Kerr: Joy to the World
Item# MSM-10-172

Product Description

Three Christmas Carol Settings for Organ. Includes delightful settings of the tunes Antioch, Mendelssohn, and Go Tell It. Joy to the World opens with a toccata in 34and the melody is the pedal in augmentation. A contrasting soft 'B' section that returns to the energetic opening 'A' section. Hark the Herald Angels Sing is in trio format, with the cantus firmus in the left hand against right hand sixteenth notes and quarter notes in the pedal. Go Tell It on the Mountain is in a syncopated style where even the melody is treated to some jazzy ornamentation.

Joy to the World
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Go, Tell It on the Mountain