Monthly Archives: December 2010

Go Out in the World

Another great recessional from As One Voice: The Next Generation – at No 54 is “Go Out in the World” by Ed Bolduc, an American composer from the WLP stable.  It is full on gospel with acapella bits, call and … Continue reading

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Playing “Blessed Be Our God”

I looked at this song earlier.  We have started using it at mass and the liturgists have been selecting it for gifts and communion.  It is working well and has been learned quickly by the assembly. A couple of things … Continue reading

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Go Out!

No 53 in As One Voice: The Next Generation is, of all things, an uptempo recessional from Trisha Watts.  This is an excellent expression of social gospel and, like the previous song, a good one to have ringing in our … Continue reading

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Go Make a Difference

This is the first of several sending forth (Go! songs) and it is a good one to start with, Steve Angrisano and Tom Tomaszek’s “Go Make a Difference”. (No52 AOV NG)  They are both famous (in the USA) Christian artists … Continue reading

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Go in Peace

At last – a funeral song – No51 in AOV NG is “Go in Peace” by Sarah Hart and Dwight Liles.  They are experienced artists from the US and have collaborated on a gentle, appropriate hymn for the mourning. If … Continue reading

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Glorify Thy Name

“Glorify Thy Name” by Donna Adkins must be the oldest song in this collection, dating back to 1976.  I’ve reached 50 songs in only a couple of months, so I should be finished by Easter at this rate. This is … Continue reading

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Gift of Grace

No 49 in AOV NG is another lovely Gina Ogilvie song, “Gift of Grace.”  It starts as a reflective piece and winds up a festival.  I’m not sure I was able to get the flavour in my backing, so seek … Continue reading

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Gather As One

“Gather As One” is a great slice of funk gospel from Amanda McKenna and is found at No48 in AOV NG.  Obviously a gathering song, it is a great singalong. Some of it is very reminiscent of “Power to the … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

Geoff Bullock is channeling the great Jimmy Webb in his song, “Forgiveness,” which is No 47 in AOV NG.  There are hints of Come Saturday Morning as well.  It has a subtle tune and real emotion in the lyrics.  It … Continue reading

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Forgiven

No 46 in AOV NG is another great Monica O’Brien/Gina Ogilvie song called “Forgiven.”  This gentle midtempo rock song, perhaps better at 108 than the 120 bpm suggested, is suitable as a penitential rite or a mass for forgiveness.  Sung … Continue reading

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