MONTHLY MUSIC & TIPS: “Abide with Me
Abide with Me is a well-loved English hymn, endeared by many church-goers and heard in public events such as the opening ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics. Free downloads of the sheet music and mp3 recording are now available.
This arrangement by Dan Miller showcases the emotional value an organ can convey of this beautiful hymn. The suggested organ settings range from a graduated Principal pipe chorus in stanza one, meditative orchestral instruments in stanza two, and to complete the experience, the grand pipe organ sound increasing to full organ.