Crown Him with Many Crowns remains one of my favorite hymns, especially for Christ the King Sunday. When I realized that my church’s choral library did not contain any settings of this hymn, I decided to write one. This arrangement was the result. The organ introduction includes an exciting fanfare that sounds its best with an 8’ trumpet stop. The verses include mostly homorhythmic textures with some sections of counter-melody to compliment the theme. Each stanza modulates higher to reflect us lifting our praises to God, who is our King. Despite this, the vocal ranges remain comfortable.
This arrangement is available for SATB and a Two-part setting. Though written for piano, the accompaniment is easily adaptable to organ. It is best used for Christ the King or the Easter season. It works well with choirs of any size. May it bring glory to Christ with your use of it, as it did with my church.
Thank you, and blessings on your music-making,
Dustin Shelton, Composer