Monthly Archives: October 2015

Alleluia! Hurry, the Lord Is Near GAB 28

Getting back to the OCP Guitar Accompaniment Book from 2005, there is this song with a text by Patrick Lee set to a tune by Ernest Sands. The refrain has an echoing harmony line that would seem necessary to make … Continue reading

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Midnight Clear (Love Song)

I got an e-mail from Brentwood Benson with a link to a free lead sheet of this song. Like “Night of Silence- Silent Night” it is a traditional Christmas song linked with new material.  Here the traditional song has a … Continue reading

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There Is a Place

At the recent APMN conference I attended a session about the Catholic Worship Book II that is coming out soon.  Sr Jenny O’Brien went through some of the highlights and there were some very good songs. I worry they have missed … Continue reading

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My Song Will Be for You Forever

This is a request for a song written by David Haas that he called a love song to God. The text is here. The sheet music is available from GIA. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] David Haas: Sarah … Continue reading

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Take My Hands GAB 479

This one had slipped through my notice, as it has been used a couple of times at RS’s parish. I made a backing it for it some time ago, forgot – and then made another. It has a a similar … Continue reading

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Night of Silence (with Silent Night)

This is a request in plenty of time for Christmas. This song by Daniel Kantor is very lovely as a stand alone song, but has been arranged with the addition of “Silent Night”. Basically just do the first verse of … Continue reading

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Music for All Saints 31st October/1st November Year B 2015

Entrance: Glory in the Cross (Schutte) Psalm 23 (McKenna) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Lord, this is the people that long to see your face. Gifts: Blessed Be the Lord (McKenna) AOV NG 13 Communion: A Place at the … Continue reading

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Alleluia! Alleluia! Let the Holy Anthem Rise GAB 27

I’ve blogged a modern version of this song here but this is the original. The text, that I had thought was author unknown, is listed here as by Edward Caswell. Hymnary has the text, sheet music and Caswell’s biography here or you … Continue reading

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Alleluia! Alleluia! GAB 26

From OCP’s Guitar Accompaniment Book 2005: 22 All That is Hidden 23 All the Earth 24 All the Ends of the Earth 25 Alle, Alle, Alleluia “Alleluia Alleluia” is an Easter text by Christopher Wordsworth, the nephew of the other … Continue reading

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All Praise and Glad Thanksgiving GAB 21

From OCP’s Guitar Accompaniment Book 18 All I Ask of You 19 All My Days 20 All People That On Earth Do Dwell “All Praise and Glad Thanksgiving” is based on the Trisagion from the Fifth century and was written … Continue reading

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