SARDIS

Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven

A giant in the history of music, Ludwig van Beethoven (b. Bonn, Germany, 1770; d. Vienna, Austria, 1827) progressed from early musical promise to worldwide, lasting fame. By the age of fourteen he was an accomplished viola and organ player, but he became famous primarily because of his compositions, including nine symphonies, eleven overtures, thirty piano sonatas, sixteen string quartets, the Mass in C, and the Missa Solemnis. He wrote no music for congregational use, but various arrangers adapted some of his musical themes as hymn tunes; the most famous of these is ODE TO JOY from the Ninth Symphony. Although it would appear that the great calamity of Beethoven's life was his loss of hearing, which turned to total deafness during the last… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: SARDIS
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven (arr.)
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Incipit: 17123 54323 33654
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • A Musical Gift Book 4: 32 Preludes on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Jack C. Goode
    Published By: Darcey Press (2000) pp. 60
  • A Musical Gift Book 4: 32 Preludes on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Jack C. Goode
    Published By: Darcey Press (2000) pp. 58
  • Eleven Chorale Preludes for the Organ: E. Power Biggs Organ Library
    Composer/Editors Johann Christoph Oley; E. Power Biggs
    Published By: McAfee Music Corporation (1974) pp. 20
  • Easy Trios: Music for Worship
    Composer/Editor David N. Johnson
    Published By: Augsburg Publishing House (1969) pp. 21
  • Meditations on Well Known Hymn Tunes for Organ
    Composer/Editor Camil van Hulse
    Published By: Carl Fischer, Inc. (1953) pp. 6
  • Choral-Improvisations for Organ Op. 65 Volume 3: For New Year, Easter and other Church Festivals
    Composer/Editor Sigfrid Karg-Elert
    Published By: Edward B. Marks Music Company pp. 24

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #954
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #911
Text: Christians, Lo, the Star Appeareth
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #4181
Text: May the Grace of Christ Our Savior
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 13 of 13)
Tune InfoScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #954

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #401

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #645

Hymns of the Saints #453

Hymns of the Saints #460

Hymns of the Saints #496

Audio

Small Church Music #5769

The Covenant Hymnal #675

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #911

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #4181

TextPage Scan

The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #608

TextPage Scan

The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #558

Text

Yes, Lord! #138

Include 67 pre-1979 instances
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