Paul Walton

Hymn Arrangements

Paul is (in)famous for his reharmonisations of hymns, and has written over 300 arrangements, including last verse harmonisations, descants, fauxbourdons and brass fanfares.

Blaenwern descant Caswall fauxbourdon and descant Dix last verse accompaniment Helmsley descant Lux Eoi descant Rockingham harmonisations and last verse accompani Strength and Stay last verse choir arrangement and

Aberystwyth descant

 

Blaenwern descant (contains extended chromaticism -

those of a sensitive disposition have been warned . . . .)

 

Caswall fauxbourdon and descant

 

Dix last verse accompaniment

 

Evelyns last verse accompaniment

 

Golden Sheaves descant

 

Helmsley descant

 

Hereford descant

 

Lux Eoi descant

 

Miles Lane descant

 

Puer nobis harmonisation and descant

 

Rievaulx descant

 

Rockingham harmonisations and last verse accompaniment

 

St Magnus descant

 

Strength and Stay last verse choir arrangement and descant

 

Was lebet descant

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Descants / organ accompaniments

Paul  lives in the vain hope that some more may one day be published,

but is happy to offer a few representative samples for free download:

Arrangements with brass and percussion

All arrangements below available for sale at £5 per set:

Scoring A: 5 pt brass – 2 trumpets, horn, trombone, tuba

Scoring B: 6-7 pt brass – 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba (optional), trombone 1 part also given for Horn in F

Percussion (optional) includes timpani and may include other instruments - see sample scores

If full brass not available, all arrangements will work with just the 2 or 3 trumpet parts

All sets include a complete full score and organ part

All sets include a complete vocal score that may be freely photocopied - no need to check harmonies against hymn books!

Words are as in New English Hymnal along with variants from Ancient & Modern / Common Praise

Angel voices

 

Aurelia

 

Austria

 

Cwm Rhondda

 

Diademata

 

Eventide

 

Gerontius

 

Gwalchmai

 

Humility

 

Hyfrydol

 

Irby

 

Laudate Dominum

 

Llanfair

 

Lobe den Herren

 

Maccabeus

 

Melita

 

Morning Light

 

Moscow

 

Nicaea

 

Nun danket

 

Praise my soul

 

Regent Square

 

Richmond

 

St. Albinus

 

St. Denio

 

St. Gertrude

 

St. Helen

 

The First Nowell

View sample scores (in C) below:

Cwm Rhondda SAMPLE SCORE in C Gerontius SAMPLE SCORE in C Humility SAMPLE SCORE in C Laudate Dominum SAMPLE SCORE in C Evelyns last verse accompaniment Link button Hereford descant Miles Lane descant

To order please email Paul. Payment can be made via cheque or Paypal. My Paypal address is [email protected]

Postage and packing within Great Britain is charged at cost or (if paying in advance)

£2 for orders of £10 and under / 15% of the order price for orders over £10

Hyfrydol SAMPLE SCORE in C Angel voices SAMPLE SCORE in C Eventide SAMPLE SCORE in C Austria SAMPLE SCORE in C Aurelia SAMPLE SCORE in C Diademata SAMPLE SCORE in C Gwalchmai SAMPLE SCORE in C Irby SAMPLE SCORE in C Lobe den Herren SAMPLE SCORE in C Llanfair SAMPLE SCORE in C Nicaea SAMPLE SCORE in C Nun danket SAMPLE SCORE in C Moscow SAMPLE SCORE in C Morning Light SAMPLE SCORE in C Maccabeus SAMPLE SCORE in C Melita SAMPLE SCORE in C St Helen SAMPLE SCORE in C St Denio SAMPLE SCORE in C Richmond SAMPLE SCORE in C The First Nowell SAMPLE SCORE in C St Gertrude SAMPLE SCORE in C St Albinus SAMPLE SCORE in C Praise my soul SAMPLE SCORE in C Regent Square SAMPLE SCORE in C Was lebet descant Rievaulx descant Puer nobis harmonisation and descant St Magnus descant Golden Sheaves descant

Paul’s arrangement of Londonderry Air has just been published in

The Novello Book of Hymns