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Crusader's Hymn

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James D Ployhar

Arranged by James D Ployhar


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General Info

Year: 1979
Duration:
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Belwin-Mills

Cost: Score and Parts - out of print

For availability information, see Discussion area.


Instrumentation

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Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This melody can be traced to a folk song from Silesia, and the first anonymous text appears in a hymnal dated 1677. The first English translation, Fairest Lord Jesus, appears in 1850. James Ployhar's version is as inspiring as it is beautifully written.

-Program Note from publisher


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

  • Florida: III
  • Louisiana: I
  • Oklahoma: I-A
  • West Virginia: II


Recent Performances

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  • Christian Fellowship Band (Rockford, Ill.) ( Vicki Peterson, conductor) - 28 September 2014


Works for Winds by this Composer


References

  • Ployhar, J. (1979). Crusader's Hymn: Silesian Folk Song [score]. Byron-Douglas Publications: Melville, N.Y.