Monthly Archives: March 2016

Alleluia! Love Is Alive

This is a lively new song that we will be doing over the next weeks.  It is written by a committee of Steve Angrisano, Jesse Manibusan and Sarah Hart. The text is at spiritandsong where you can purchase the sheet … Continue reading

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Lord We Adore You

I’m still looking at the Easter liturgies that people were kind enough to post and for songs that are new to me. This song from RS’s parish is by Christopher Walker and I have a copy in Breaking Bread 30. … Continue reading

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Music for the Second Sunday of Easter Year C 2nd/3rd April 2016

Entrance: Sing a New Song (Schutte) AOV 1/80 Psalm 117 (McKenna) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Give thanks to the Lord for he is good his love is everlasting. Gifts: Without Seeing You (Haas) AOV 2/158 Communion: Come to … Continue reading

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Sing With All the Saints In Glory (… and some other Easter Songs)

Ryan’s parish had some very interesting songs over Easter. This is the least remarkable, but it is a stirring hymn to the tune of Beethoven’s “Hymn to Joy”, so I don’t need to do a backing. The text is here. … Continue reading

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Hosanna (Haas)

This one from Ryan’s parish for Palm Sunday by David Haas took a bit of figuring out, so it had to wait until I had time to work on it. The text is here (scroll down). Good luck finding the … Continue reading

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Jesu, Jesu Fill us With Your Love

Ryan was upset that his parish passed over this song this year and that sounds a recommendation.  I like texts that are to the point and this translation of a folk song from Ghana by Tom Colvin is great for … Continue reading

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Report Card

I am moved to briefly comment on my own site after hitting a record 1207 hits yesterday. There are usually 700-1000 hits a day looking for information on liturgical music and it is very seasonal – for example “As I … Continue reading

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Hosanna to the Son of David GAB214

This is another Palm Sunday song that came up in RS’s parish.  It is by Dan Schutte and is meant to be lively. The text is here and the sheet music is available to purchase at OCP. My backing attempts … Continue reading

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The King of Glory

I thought I must have already posted this one, as we have used it ourselves in the past, but as I found nothing I must be mistaken. RS’s parish used it on Palm Sunday and that makes sense. It is … Continue reading

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In These Days of Lenten Journey

I think I’ve just got this one inside Lent. It is another song by Ricky Manalo CSP and the sheet music is available at OCP. The text is here. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

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