Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Call SAS 1/206

This is another song for solo prayer in a circumstance where it makes sense to the singer.  I don’t think it is one that has general applicability really. It is by Tom Franzak and the text is at spiritandsong. If … Continue reading

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Music for the Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A 5th/6th July 2014

Entrance: All Are Welcome (Haugen) Psalm 145 ( O’Brien) I will praise your Name forever, my King and my God. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Gifts: Come to Me (Norbet) AOV 1/37 Communion: Come to the Table (Burland) … Continue reading

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Sometimes By Step SAS 1/203

This is another fine song for solo use by Rich Mullins in the praise genre. I’m not sure about songs that say “O God, you are my God” but I suppose that is sorta psalmlike. The text is at spiritandsong … Continue reading

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Seek First SAS 1/201

This is a bouncy song by Amy Grant and Wes King that would be best as a childrens’s song. The text is based on Matt 6:33 and can be found here. I couldn’t find downloadable sheet music so you’ll just … Continue reading

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Revive Us, O God SAS 1/200

This song by Jesse Manibusan is more suited as a prayer for the assembly than most of the songs in the Spirit and Song Vol 1, Prayer and Praise section. I am bit worried by lots of D notes  to … Continue reading

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Prayer of Abandonment SAS 1/198

Tom Booth‘s setting of Br Charles de Foucauld’s prayer is a reflective song for private prayer. The text is at spiritandsong. For background on the prayer see here. The sheet music is available in several collections at OCP. You can hear … Continue reading

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Our God Reigns SAS 1/197

This song by Leonard E. Smith Jnr is based on Isaiah 52:7. The text is at spiritandsong and the sheet music can be purchased for download at musicnotes. My backing is a bit bluegrass:   [Audio clip: view full post to listen] … Continue reading

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Now SAS 1/194

This is a Rory Cooney song that is a modern chant that can be done a cappella or with bass and drums only. Because of this the arrangement in Spirit and Song Vol 1 has no chords but if you … Continue reading

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Nothing Is Beyond You SAS 1/193

This song was a collaboration between Rich Mullins, Tom Booth and Mitch McVicker. It is definitely a solo vehicle.  It’s in the key of F# for a start (6 sharps – count them) and the tune goes down to a … Continue reading

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Music for the Feast of St Peter and St Paul Year A June 28th/29th

Entrance: Christ Be Our Light (Farrell) AOV 2/3 Psalm 33: The Lord set me free from all my fears (Bishop / Fort) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] (ie Rita and Elizabeth didn’t like any of the suggested tunes … Continue reading

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