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I Received the Living God LIVING GOD GAB 931

Chris Wroblewski thought the version of this song with music by Brett Ballard was not as good as the one with the tune LIVING GOD by Don Clément Jacob. The text is at Hymnary. The two versions are very different … Continue reading

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Music for the Feast of the Ascension Year A 27th/28th May 2017

Entrance: Hail Redeemer (Brennan – Elvey) Psalm 46 (McKenna) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] God mounts his throne to shouts of joy: a blare of trumpets for the Lord. Gospel Acclamation: Celtic Alleluia (O’Carroll/Walker) AOV 1/13 Gifts: We Walk … Continue reading

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I Survive VAO 2/290

I can skip these songs in VAO 2 as I’ve done them already from other collections, even if the backings I did for them were a bit ropey: 287 I Send You Out 288 I Say Yes 289 I See … Continue reading

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I Received the Living God VAO 2/286

This is a song for Eucharist and with nine verses covers just about all liturgical bases. The tune is by Brett Ballard. The text is by Bernard Geoffroy (? translated) but it appears he was assisted for this version by … Continue reading

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Wherever You Go (Haas)

Ryan will singing this at a wedding this weekend.  I only knew of Norbet’s setting of Ruth and that one has a recitation to deal with, so this one has to be worth a look. David Haas has written a … Continue reading

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I Rejoiced VAO 2/285

This is Feargal King’s setting of Psalm 122 in Voices As One Volume 2..  It has three different tunes for the verses the cantor has to learn.  There are harmony lines in the refrain and second verse.  The third verse … Continue reading

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I Know That My Redeemer Lives VAO 2/284

Having got to the end of Gather Australia, I’ll put it to one side.  There are a few Eucharist songs in the collection that I haven’t got around to, but not many, and I’ll tidy them up in the future.   … Continue reading

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The God of All Eternity (Gather Australia 555)

This is the last song in the book. They chose to end it with a hymn for the New Year. John Bell’s text indeed does suits New Years Day but verses 2, 3 & 4 would make a fine recessional. … Continue reading

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Lord of Earth and All Creation (Gather Australia 554)

This Australian hymn has a text by Michael and Honor Thwaites and is set to BENNELONG by Robert Boughen.   The text is here (page 3) and Godsongs have more details. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

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The God of All Grace (Manalo)

This is another one from RS’s parish that is new to me.  Ricky Manalo has written a hymn suitable for both gathering or leaving. It is very singable but would be a little more so brought down from Ab to … Continue reading

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