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Excerpt reproduced with the kind permission of The Lorenz Corporation.


These piano arrangements are suitable for church use as preludes or offertories. Selections include Day by Day; Great Is Thy Faithfulness; Holy, Holy, Holy/Fairest Lord Jesus; I Surrender All; In the Garden; Near to the Heart of God; O How I Love Jesus; The Lord Is My Shepherd/Savior, Like a Shepherd; The Unclouded Day, and; There Is a Balm in Gilead.

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Sacred Music Press


Dayton, OH


Composition | Music | Music Pedagogy


Dr. Clevenger served as the editor of this book of intermediate level sacred piano selections by Suzanne Arant Brantley.

About the Author

As a watercolorist and concert pianist, Dr. Clevenger has combined careers in music and art. He has served on the faculty of Cedarville University for 33 years, and he is the lead faculty member in Cedarville’s flagship general education course, Introduction to the Humanities. He has also taught watercolor in the art program. Dr. Clevenger was voted Faculty Member of the Year by the student body in 2002, was recently awarded the Allen Monroe Integration Award, and, along with Dr. David Mills, holds the CU Excellence in Collaborative Teaching prize.

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Near to the Heart