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NEIDLINGER

Composer: William Harold Neidlinger

William Harold Neidlinger USA 1863-1924. Born at New York, NY, he studied with organists Dudley Buck and C C Muller (1880-90) in New York. He played the organ at St Michael’s Church in New York City. He also conducted the Amphion Male Chorus and the Cecilia Women’s Chorus in Brooklyn, and the Treble Clef Club and Mannheim Glee Club in Philadelphia, PA. He taught in the music department of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts & Sciences. He went on to study with E Dannreuther in London (1896-98) then worked in Paris as a singing teacher until 1901. In 1897 he married Alice Adelaide Maxwell Sypher, and they had a son, Harold. Returning to American in 1901, he settled in Chicago, IL, where for several years he was one of the prominent… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: NEIDLINGER
Composer: William Harold Neidlinger
Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 55667 12155 63341
Key: G Major or modal
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

The Birthday of a King

In the little village of Bethlehem,
There lay a Child one day,
And the sky was bright with a holy light
O'er the place where Jesus lay.

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Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • Noel, Noel! Born Is the King!: Christmas Carol Settings for Organ
    Composer/Editor Kenneth D. Varner
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2013) pp. 10
  • Carols from the Heart: Artistic Organ Settings of Eight Enduring Seasonal Tunes
    Composer/Editor James Southbridge
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2007) pp. 6
  • Celebration! Festive Music for Organ
    Composer/Editors James Mansfield; Joseph Prentiss
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1996) pp. 46
  • How Great Our Joy: Christmas Medleys for Organ
    Composer/Editor Dick Torrans
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1995) pp. 38
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 56 Number 2 November 1992: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Dorothy Wells; Joseph Prentiss
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1992) pp. 93
  • Sounds of Christmas: For Organ
    Composer/Editors Dorothy Wells; William Harold Neidlinger
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1978) pp. 32
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 37 Number 1 October 1973: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Lani Smith; William Harold Neidlinger
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1973) pp. 26
  • 22 Organ Solos Based on Favorite Sacred Songs: Arranged and with Pitch Registrations by Mark Laub
    Composer/Editor Mark Laub
    Published By: G. Schirmer, Inc. (1971) pp. 6
  • Sacred Organ Solos
    Composer/Editors Mario Salvador; Chester Nordman
    Published By: Charles H. Hansen Music Corporation (1970) pp. 28
  • The Amateur Organist No. 54: A Collection of Organ Voluntaries for Church Use
    Composer/Editor William Harold Neidlinger
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1970) pp. 34
  • The Amateur Organist Number 54: A Collection of Organ Voluntaries for Church Use
    Composer/Editor William Harold Neidlinger
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1970) pp. 34
  • The Organist Volume 74 Number 5 November 1970: A Bi-monthly Publication for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Roger C. Wilson; William Harold Neidlinger
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1970) pp. 34
  • 46 Sacred Songs For All Year: For All Organs
    Composer/Editor Anonymous
    Published By: Hansen Publications, Inc. (1961) pp. 4
  • Christmas Organ Album: Fourteen Characteristic Pieces
    Composer/Editor William Harold Neidlinger
    Published By: J. Fischer & Brothers (1961) pp. 54

Piano Solo

  • Love's Pure Light: Yuletide Classics for the Piano Soloist
    Composer/Editor Lavawan Riley
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2008) pp. 8
  • Christmas with a Velvet Touch: 10 Lyrical Arrangements of Treasured Carols
    Composer/Editor Tom Fettke
    Published By: Alfred Music Publishing Company, Inc. (2006) pp. 36
  • Emmanuel: Artful Piano Solos for Christmas
    Composer/Editor Mark Hayes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2006) pp. 33
  • The Birthday of a King: Christmas Classics Arranged for the Piano Soloist
    Composer/Editor Linda McKechnie
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2004) pp. 41
  • A Smooth Jazz Christmas: Mellow Seasonal Favorites for Piano
    Composer/Editor Roger House
    Published By: The FJH Music Company, Inc. (2003) pp. 13
  • Images of Christmas: Piano Solos
    Composer/Editor Joel Raney
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (2001) pp. 19
  • Songs of Bethlehem: Solo Piano for Christmas
    Composer/Editor Don Wyrtzen
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1996) pp. 35
  • Piano Majesty: Seasonal Solos for the Advanced Pianist
    Composer/Editor Marilynn Joy Ham
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1988) pp. 19
  • Christmas Reflections for Piano: 11 Fresh Arrangements by Teresa Wilhelmi
    Composer/Editor Teresa Patterson Wilhelmi
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1986) pp. 38
  • The Church Pianist Volume 3 Number 2 November 1986: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; William Harold Neidlinger
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1986) pp. 24
  • Dino - Piano Stylings: Piano Solo Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Dino Kartsonakis
    Published By: Lexicon Music, Inc. (1980) pp. 18
  • Sacred Piano Transcriptions
    Composer/Editor Chester Nordman
    Published By: Shattinger International Publications (1967) pp. 112
  • Concert Hymn Transcriptions: For Piano
    Composer/Editor Chester Nordman
    Published By: Charles H. Hansen Music Corporation (1959) pp. 40
  • Concert Hymns: Transcriptions for Piano
    Composer/Editors Chester Nordman; Charles Hansen Education Music & Books
    Published By: Hansen Publications, Inc. (1959) pp. 40

Piano and Organ Duet

  • PedalPoint Volume 34 Number 1 October November December 2013: For Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editor Sandy Wilkinson
    Published By: LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention (2013) pp. 12
  • Holy Holy Holy: Hymn Duos for Piano and Organ
    Composer/Editors Ron Sprunger; Linda Sprunger
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1997) pp. 46
  • Holy, Holy, Holy: Hymn Duos for Piano and Organ
    Composer/Editors Ron Sprunger; Linda Sprunger
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1997) pp. 46
  • Our Song Shall Rise to Thee: 10 Arrangements for Piano and Organ Duet
    Composer/Editors Cindy Berry; Jeff Bennett
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1992) pp. 59
  • The Collected Piano Organ Works: of Tedd Smith and Don Hustad
    Composer/Editors Tedd Smith; Donald P. Hustad
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1983) pp. 136
  • Festival Preludes for General and Seasonal Use: For Organ / Piano
    Composer/Editors Tedd Smith; Donald P. Hustad
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1966) pp. 21

Piano Duet+: Piano Duet One Piano

  • Piano Duets for All Seasons: Arrangements for One Piano, Four Hands
    Composer/Editor Ethel Tench Rogers
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1985) pp. 48

Voices: Organ and Voice

  • Cavalcade of Hymns and Sacred Songs: All Organ Deluxe Album Over 100 Selected Titles
    Composer/Editor Anonymous
    Published By: California Music Press (1963) pp. 158

Voices: Vocal Solo

  • The Sacred Soloist with Organ or Piano Accompaniment: Hansen's All Organ Series No. 81
    Published By: Hansen Publications, Inc. (1963) pp. 2

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