|Short Name:||Harold W. Friedell|
|Full Name:||Friedell, Harold W. (Harold William), 1905-1958|
Harold Friedell (May 11, 1905, Jamaica, Queens, NY- February 17, 1958, Hasting-On-Hudson, NY) was an American organist, choirmaster, teacher, and composer. At an early age, he served as organist at First Methodist Episcopal Church (Jamaica, Queens) and studied organ with Clement Gale and David McK. Williams. He later served as organist at Calvary Church (New York), organist and choirmaster at Saint John’s Church (Jersey City, N.J.), organist and choirmaster at Calvary Church (New York), and finally organist and master of the choir at Saint Bartholomew’s Church (New York). Friedell also taught on the faculty of the Union Theological Seminary School of Sacred Music (New York). As a composer, Friedell composed works for organ, orchestra, and choir, as well as hymn tunes, descants, and music for solo voice.
Friedell composed the choral anthem "Draw us in the Spirit's Tether" in 1949, from which the hymn tune "Union Seminary" was taken."
|Tunes by Harold W. Friedell (8)||As||Instances||Incipit|
|BARBARA (Friedell)||Harold W. Friedell, 1905-1958 (Composer)||4||51561 21716 5453|
|[Day by day, dear Lord] (Friedell)||Harold W. Friedell, 1905-1958 (Composer)||3||16111 12117 11123|
|FINLAY||Harold W. Friedell (Composer)||3||55717 11345 45317|
|FLOWERS (Friedell)||Harold W. Friedell, 1905-1958 (Composer)||2||51233 32151 23531|
|HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON||Harold W. Friedell, 1905-1958 (Composer)||2||65533 2111|
|[Our Father, who art in heaven] (Friedell)||Harold W. Friedell, 1905-1958 (Composer)||2||35351 76545 3|
|RIDGEFIELD||Harold W. Friedell, 1905-1958 (Composer)||2||17132 11715|
|UNION SEMINARY||Harold Friedell, 1905-1958 (Composer)||22||35612 16555 11432|