Monthly Archives: February 2011

Glory to God: Mass of Glory and Praise

I’m taking a break from AOV NG to work on Paul Mason’s Mass of Glory and Praise.  Of the six recommended mass settings from the Australian Bishops it stands out as being suitable for regular parishes with ordinary musicians and … Continue reading

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Six Settings from the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference

I attended a workshop at St Paul’s Woodridge on 26th of February at which some talented and patient musicians took us through the six settings recommended by the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference.  My comments are based on very different criteria to … Continue reading

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Inspired to Serve

This is an absolute belter from Judy Bailey called “Inspired to Serve”.  It is No 79 in As One Voice: the Next Generation.  Looking ahead, she has another five more songs coming up in the collection in addition to this … Continue reading

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In the Light

Michael John Poirier’s song “In the Light” is No78 in AOV NG and essentially an extended chant.  You could sing it all the way through or select an appropriate verse and repeat that.  The CD has a lot of instruments … Continue reading

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Housekeeping

I had planned to have more posts on general issues on Church Music, but I seem to have been caught up in trying to do backings for all of As One Voice: the Next Generation.  I may get back to … Continue reading

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In Every Age

This beautiful song, “In Every Age”, by Janet Sullivan Whitaker is No 77 in As One Voice: the Next Generation. Based on Psalm 90, this song is listed for use in Lent and at funerals and has wider applications for … Continue reading

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I Will Choose Christ

“I Will Choose Christ” by Tom Booth is No 76 in As One Voice: the Next Generation.  A lovely song with applications for RCIA and confirmation, but again is more a solo gospel vehicle than a song for the assembly.  … Continue reading

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I Send You Out

John Angotti’s song “I Send You Out” is No 75 in AOV NG.  It has an obvious application for sending forth and baptism.  If you listen to the CD the refrain is repeated at the end several times with key … Continue reading

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I Raise You Up

This is a song of encouragement from Gina Ogilvie and Monica O’Brien called “I Raise You Up.”  You will find it at No 74 in As One Voice: the Next Generation.  It’s one of those songs sung from God’s perspective … Continue reading

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I Give You My Heart

As One Voice: the Next Generation Number 73 “I Give You My Heart” by Reuben Morgan Hillsong Not a fan error p230 second line bracket marked 1 should start over the first bar. This one seems to have sheet music … Continue reading

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