This cycle of three hymn tune improvisations features tunes associated with the American Thanksgiving holiday. The settings work well as a cycle played together or stand on their own. Includes: For the Beauty of the Earth DIX A gentle, lyrical, and rhapsodic setting with subtle modifications to the tune. Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee HYMN TO JOY An exuberant, sprightly scherzo. We Gather Together KREMSER Envisioned as a gentle but lilting waltz.