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God of the Sparrow

Another song in the All Are Welcome folio is Haugen’s setting of a text by Jaroslav J. Vayda. Of the six verses 1,2,4 &6 share a tune while 3&5 are a different “bridge” tune. The sheet music is loaded with percussion, … Continue reading

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Pues Si Vivimos / If We Are Living

This is Haugen’s arrangement of a traditional Mexican song. His sheet music features an English translation by Deborah Schmitz.   The sheet music is at GIA, where the text is in their preview. The Spanish text is here. I fear … Continue reading

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Music for the Twenty-Sixth Week in Ordinary Time Year A Sept 30th/Oct 1st 2017

These are the song that the music liturgy team picked for this week at St Peter’s, Rochedale. If you are looking for songs, remember if you search for any of these songs on this website you find a backing to … Continue reading

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I Will Walk in the Presence of God

I’m still working through the Marty Haugen folio All Are Welcome and I have come to this adaptation of Psalm 116 that he suggests as a processional hymn or as the responsorial psalm for the second Sunday of Lent Year B. … Continue reading

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The Hand of God Shall Hold You

I’ve blogged this before but I only did the refrain so I thought I do the whole thing in which it is made clear that this is a song for funerals. The text for the refrain and first verse is … Continue reading

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Abundant Life

This is another song from the “All Are Welcome” folio. Here Haugen has set a text by Ruth Duck to his tune LA GRANGE. The words can also be sung to the tune for “How Can I Keep from Singing”. … Continue reading

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Springs of Water, Bless the Lord

Years ago I wanted the sheet music to a song by Marty Haugen called “The Hand of God Shall Hold You”. I found it in a folio called “All Are Welcome” and started using that song as well. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Music for the Twenty-Fifth week in Ordinary Time 23rd/24th September 2017

Entrance: Come to the Water (Andersen) AOV 1/74 Psalm 144 (McKenna) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] The Lord is near to all who call him. Gifts: Open My Eyes  (Manibusan) AOV 1/166 Communion: Seed Scattered and Sown (Feiten) GA 195 One Bread … Continue reading

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O Salutaris by Chris deSilva

This is a text by Thomas Aquinas that deSilva has set to a tune he learned in India at school. His sheet music is here. Hymnary have more background and other settings. BIAB made up the chords and I made … Continue reading

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Hail, Holy Queen by Chris deSilva

This is Chris deSilva’s tasteful adaption of “Salve Regina”. The sheet music is here. My backing is BIAB strings noodling under the melody. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Hail, holy Queen, Mother of Mercy. Hail, our life, our … Continue reading

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