Engaging Hymnody introduces a new and fresh approach to Liturgical Press' collection of music publications! Enjoy the well-designed textures, counterpoint, and harmonic imagination of Robert LeBlanc in this new collection of contemporary hymn settings for organ. The hymns included in these two volumes represent a fine catalog of the most beloved and well-known hymns of the season. Organists and congregations alike will enjoy and look forward to these fresh arrangements for many seasons to come.
DUKE STREET ("I Know That My Redeemer Lives!")
EASTER HYMN ("Jesus Christ Is Risen Today")
ERHALT UNS HERR ("The Glory of These Forty Days")
HEINLEIN ("Forty Days and Forty Nights")
LASST UNS ERFREUEN ("A Hymn of Glory Let Us Sing!")
LLANFAIR ("Christ the Lord Is Risen Today")
ODE TO JOY ("Sing with All the Saints in Glory")
VICTORY (PALESTRINA HYMN) ("The Strife Is O'er")
PUER NOBIS ("That Easter Day with Joy Was Bright")
SALZBURG ("At the Lamb's High Feast We Sing")
SAINT FLAVIAN ("Lord, Who Throughout These Forty Days")
SAINT THEODULPH ("All Glory, Laud, and Honor")
STABAT MATER ("At the Cross Her Station Keeping")
VICTIMAE PASCHALI ("Christ the Lord Is Risen Today")
Robert LeBlanc is an established composer, pianist and organist, who has published works with all major Catholic publishers in the United States. He is presently Director of Music at the Shrine of Saint Jude in Rockville, Maryland. In 2008 he was commissioned to write several pieces for the Mass at Nationals Stadium celebrated by Pope Benedict XVI during his visit to the Washington area, and again in 2015 for the visit of Pope Francis. His music was also used extensively at the 2013 Convention of the National Pastoral Musicians in Washington DC. He resides with his wife in Ashton, Maryland.