Monthly Archives: March 2015

I Rejoiced When I Heard Them Say VAO 1/41

More choir music from Steven C Warner and the Notre Dame Folk Choir. It is a setting of Psalm 122 so useful when that comes up but with other liturgical uses as well. The refrain is SATB for the choir … Continue reading

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Mangan, Chinn & Burland in the USA

Goodness…  

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I Choose You VAO 1/40

I’ve already blogged John Michael Talbot’s “I Am the Bread of Life” here so that brings me to another song by Rory Cooney and Claire Cooney. ┬áThis song is sung from the point of view of God, but if you … Continue reading

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Holy You VAO 1/38

I don’t know what to make of this song by Rory Cooney and Claire Cooney. It is based on Psalm 69 seemingly reimagined by Barry Manilow. It says the verses are cantor and the refrain is by all, except the … Continue reading

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Holy Is His Name VAO 1/37

John Michael Talbot’s take on the Magnificat is a lovely restrained folk tune. It is delightful as a solo, but I’ll have to see if YouTube records any assemblies having a go at it (It does – see below). The … Continue reading

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Here I Am, O God VAO 1/36

This is Steven C Warner of the Notre Dame Folk Choir’s setting of Psalm 40. Like most of the songs in Voices As One it has liturgical uses beyond just the Sundays when the Psalm is set. The text is … Continue reading

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Hear Me, O God VAO 1/35

Paul A. Tate has written a beautiful prayer with a choice of verses depending on the liturgically need – or pray them all. The text is in the sample at WLP where the sheet music can be purchased. [Audio clip: … Continue reading

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He Is Jesus VAO 1/34

This Ed Bolduc song has lots of liturgical uses (eg Advent) but doesn’t seem to have made much of an impact on the internet. The lyrics aren’t about and the WLP sheetmusic download is for subscribers only. You’ll have to … Continue reading

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10000 Reasons

I went to Archbishop Coleridge’s first session in a series called “Living Biblically in a Secular World” last Wednesday night. I figured if it was lousy it could be my Lenten penance. It wasn’t. There were some problems, although not … Continue reading

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O Jesus Crucified

I can’t see that I’ve ever blogged this song that we will be singing on Passion Sunday. The words are by the famous Australian poet James Phillip McAuley and the tune is Forbes Street by the Australian composer Richard Connolly. … Continue reading

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