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Dr. John W. Vandertuin

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Variations on "Hymn to Joy" for Solo Organ

Three Sacred Solos for Piano:
Impromptu on "Maryton", Sonatina on "Duke Street", Meditation on "Quebec"

by Dr. John W. Vanderuin   $20.95

ORGAN Compositions

Children's Sacred Suite Delightful set of familiar children's songs
Prelude on "Jesus Loves Me"
Fanfare on "Jesus Bids Us Shine"
3 Variations on "God Sees the Little Sparrow Fall"
Fughetta on "All Things bright & Beautiful"
Meditation on "Can a Little Child Like Me"
Postlude on "When He Cometh"
Perform individually or as a Suite in concert
John W. Vandertuin $15.00
combines "Precious Lord" and "His Eye is on the Sparrow"
Commissioned by Douglas Haas in memory of his mother Marjorie Elizabeth Woolner
John W. Vandertuin $14.00
Fantasia on " O Canada"  This dedication to Pierre Laporte was 
originally composed in 1970 to honour this
man killed by the FLQ cell in that year.
It begins moarning in the minor key but grows stronger and
takes new life to end in full majestic dignity.
John W. Vandertuin $ 8.95
Meditation on "Abide with Me" The familiar hymn tune by Wm. Monk in 
gentle flowing & twining patterns.
John W. Vandertuin $ 4.95
Meditation on 
"O Come, O Come, Emmanuel"
Advent hymntune in a lush, romantic setting with
canon & chromatic contrasts.
John W. Vandertuin $ 7.95
Meditation on "Sandon" (Unto the Hills)
Chorale prelude in the style of Brahms in memory of David Stuart Kennedy John W. Vandertuin $ 6.95
Passacaglia in A minor
This is a very clever composition employing the name BACH and HAAS.
Douglas Haas has been a strong supporter of Dr. Vandertuin.
This work is in appreciation for those many years that Douglas has nutured
organ performance and compositions at St. Andrew's Kitchener
To hear the opening of this work click HERE
To hear the finale click HERE
*The European Premier of the Passacaglia has been scheduled by
Jos Van der Kooy at Grote-of-St. Bavokerk in Haarlem,  Netherlands
during his summer 2011 concert series.
John W. Vandertuin

Prelude on "Newfoundland"
This work was commissioned by the Stratford Centre of the RCCO and
dedicated the life long work of  Jack Hillier as organist and administrator of
the national office of the RCCO.

John W. Vandertuin


St. Andrew's Organ Mass 

Commissioned by Douglas Haas of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Kitchener
Kyrie : Just as I Am
Gloria  :Allein Gott
Sanctus :Holy Holy Holy
Agnus Dei  :Blessed Assurance

John W. Vandertuin

Three for Holy Week The contrasting moods of Holy Week :
"Thou Who at Thy First Eucharist Didst Pray"
An andantino prelude in classic style on Gibbons tune.
"O Sacred Head, Now Wounded"
12/8 Adagio with chromatic falling pattern & interesting rhythm.
"Jesus Christ is Risen Today"
Trimphant Postlude swelling to Full Organ and majestic close.
John W. Vandertuin $12.95
Toccata on "First Noel" A joyful repetition in the manuals floats above
the solid melodic theme in the pedals until it
comes to full majestic close.
*Dedicated to Ron Bayfield
John W. Vandertuin $ 8.00
Toccata on "Veni Creator Spiritus" A exciting major work building from quiet
rhymic pulsations growing with intensity 
to full organ with mixtures.  All based on the
ancient tune.
John W. Vandertuin $12.00
Toccata on "Vom Himmel Hoch" Vivace 16th note triplets build to 
full magnificient close.
*Dedicated to Ddr. William Rothstein
John W. Vandertuin $  8.00
Two Chorale Preludes A set of traditional chorale preludes on
"Jesu Meine Freude"  & "Schmucke Dich"
John W. Vandertuin $7.00
Variations on "Aurelia"
The Church is One Foundation

This fitting theme was the commissioned work marking the
40th Anniversary of St. Andrew's Presbyterian,  Kitchener.
Beginning with a dramatic introduction,  there follow 6 variations.
An interesting contrast of styles from Toccata to Aria.
All very useful for service or concert performance.
John W. Vandertuin
Variations on "Hymn to Joy" 
Well-loved Beethoven hymn tune arranged in a set of contrasting variations
comissioned by William Allen Gaskarth and dedicated to the memory of
Cyril Stephenson Mossop (1910-1994)

John W. Vandertuin $12.00

CHORAL Compositions

O Christian, Love On a text of John Greeleaf Whittier  very suited
to stress peace & love.   Excellent Remembrance Day anthem
John W. Vandertuin $1.00

RECORDINGS Now Available

Dr. John Vandertuin
Legge Organ 1936
4 manuals
First Baptist 
Christmas Classics Vandertuin : Fugato on "God Rest Ye Merry"
Vandertuin :Meditaion on "O Come Emmanuel"
Vanertuin : Toccata on "First Nowell"
Bach Chorales on "Nun Komm der Heiden Heiland"
Handel : He Shall Feed His Flocks
Handel : Come Unto Him
Vandertuin : Toccata on "Vom  Himmel Hoch"
Letendre "Trios Noels
Vandertuin : Suite in Old Style 
"Antioch,  Stille Nacht, Adeste Fideles,
O Du Foreliche"
Dr. John Vandertuin Classic Organ
Holy Name Church
Danforth, Toronto
Glory to 
His Holy Name
Vandertuin : Fantasia on "Praise to the Lord"
Willan :Chorale Prelude on "Light Divine"
Hollins :Concert Overture in c minor
Vandertuin :Jesu Meine Freude
Buxtehude:Prelude, Fugue & Chaconne
Bach : Chorale Preludes 
"Wer Nur den Lieben Gott last Walton"
"Allein Gott in der Hoh sei Ehr"
"In Dulci Jubilo"
Bach : Toccata in d minor
Daveluy : Prelude on "Herzlich Tut Mich Erfreuen"
Vandertuin " O Sacred Head"
Willian : Chorale Prelude on "Vulpius"
Handel : Aria con Varizioni'
Vierne : Carillon de Westminster
Vandertuin :Introduction, Fugue & Chorale on
"Holy Holy Holy"
Dr. John Vandertuin Casavant Organ
St. Peter's Basilica
London, Ontario
Live in Concert
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Review of this CD
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Brahms :Prelude & Fugue in g Minor
Rheinberger :Sonata in d MInor Op. 148
Hindemith :Sonata No. 2
Schmidt :Vier Kleine Choralvorspiele
Reger :Fantasy on "Wachet Auf"  Op.52 No.2

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