Improvisation on 'Nearer, My God, to Thee', W 17 (Karg-Elert, Sigfrid)

Contents

Sheet Music

Scores

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Carl Simon, 1912. Plate C.S. 3380.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Harmonium (Composer)

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=For Piano solo (Composer)

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General Information

Work Title Improvisation on 'Nearer, My God, to Thee'
Alternative. Title Improvisation über den englischen Choral 'Näher, mein Gott, zu dir!'
Composer Karg-Elert, Sigfrid
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. W 17
Key F major
First Publication. 1912
Language German / English (text underlay)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation organ (Ausgabe C); arr. for harmonium (Ausgabe E), piano (Ausgabe F)
Related Works Nearer, My God, to Thee, Op.81

Misc. Comments

  • The note on top on the quote of the hymn refers to the tragedy of the "Titanic" in 1912.
    .....'When the ship sank, the band played "Nearer, My God, to Thee".'