Brenda Portman concert organist - composer - arranger

​​​​​​Works for Solo Organ

And Again I Say Rejoice!: Festive Postludes for Organ (Sacred Music Press, 2018)
    And again I say, Rejoice! (c. 4:00)
    March on the Old Hundredth Psalm Tune (c. 3:00)
    Postlude on “Darwall’s 148th” (c. 2:30)
    Postlude on “Joyful, Joyful” (c. 2:15)
    Sortie on “King’s Weston” (c. 3:00)
    Toccata on “Aberystwyth” (c. 3:00)
    Toccata-Improvisation on “Lasst uns erfreuen” (c. 3:30)
    ​Trumpet Tune (c. 2:30)

Genevan Suite (c. 16:00)
Suite in 4 movements based on tunes from the Genevan Psalter
    Prologue (Genevan 98: Sing, Sing a New Song to the Lord God)

    Fantasy (Genevan 107: The Lord Will Come and Not Be Slow)
    Chorale (Genevan 124: If God the Lord Were Not Our Constant Help)
    Epilogue (Genevan 42: Comfort, Comfort Now My People)

It Came Upon the Midnight Clear 
(c. 3:30)

Monument (c. 9:00)

    (3rd place winner of District of Columbia AGO Composition Competition, 2019)

O Little Town of Bethlehem (c. 4:30)

Peace Like a River: Preludes and Meditations for Organ (Sacred Music Press, 2019)
    Elegy (c. 5:00)

         (1st place winner of the Twin Cities AGO Composition Competition, 2016)

    Improvisation on "Grosser Gott" (c. 4:30)
    Madrigal (c. 3:00)
    Meditation on "Finlandia" (c. 3:50)
    Meditation on "Peace Like a River" (c. 3:50)

    Melody (c. 3:45)
    Prelude on "Deo Gracias" (c. 2:45)
    Trio on "McAfee" (c. 3:15)

Toccatina on "Joy to the World"

Triptych on "Helmsley" (c. 8:00)

    Fanfare - Berceuse - Toccata

Variations on the Huron Carol (c. 13:00)
    Preamble - Tambourin - Reverie - March - Caprice - Toccata

Published in the Bayoubüchlein (Selah, 2016, #160-616)
    Meditation on "Promise" (c. 4:00)
    Toccata on "Meadville" (c. 2:15)
    Trio on "St. Helena" (c. 2:30)

Published in Sacred Organ Journal (Lorenz)
    Fanfare (Mar/Apr 2017)

    Introduction and March on "Lauda Anima" (July/Aug 2018)

Published in The Organ Portfolio (Lorenz)
    Chorale Prelude on "Eventide" (May/June 2017)
    Pastorale on "Messiah" (July/Aug 2018)

    Meditation on "St. Flavian" (Mar/Apr 2019)

Published in The Organist (Lorenz)
    Prelude on "Morecambe" (Sept/Oct 2017)

    Fanfare-Rondeau on "Victory" (Mar/Apr 2019)

Published in The Organist's Companion (Wayne Leupold Editions)
    I Am Jesus' Little Lamb (date TBD)
    Jesus Loves Me (date TBD)
    Meditation on Colossians 3:15 (date TBD)
    Meditation on "Ebenezer" (Sept. 2017)
    Prelude on an American Folk Hymn (date TBD)

Organ Transcriptions

Gustav Holst: Second Suite in F for Military Band
    Song without Words "I'll love my love"
    Song of the Blacksmith
    Fantasia on the "Dargason"

from Johannes Brahms' shorter piano pieces
    Rhapsodie, Op. 79 No. 2
    Capriccio, Op. 76 No. 2
    Intermezzo, Op. 118 No. 2
    Ballade, Op. 118 No. 3
    Romanze, Op. 118 No. 5
    Rhapsodie, Op. 119 No. 4​


Toccata on "Meadville" - instead of playing mm. 34-37 as written, replace them with a "copy and paste" of mm. 4-7.

Trio on "St. Helena" - on the D. S., go from m. 16 to the coda