Monthly Archives: April 2016

From All That Dwell Below the Skies GAB 159

Because the parishes I have played at have a repertoire from the last 40 years, largely from As One Voice, I have blogged most of those songs over the last few years. The songs I am blogging now, either from … Continue reading

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Forty Days and Forty Nights GAB 158 AND From the Depths We Cry to Thee GAB 160

These songs are together because they are both set to HEINLEIN (attributed to Martin Herbst). George H. Smyttan wrote the text for the Lenten Hymn “Forty Days and Forty Nights”. The lyrics and sheet music are at Hymnary. Alan G. … Continue reading

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For You Are My God GAB 157

Continuing with the OCP Guitar Accompaniment Book, I’ve already blogged: 151 Flow River Flow 152 Fly Like a Bird 153 For All the Saints 154 For the Beauty of the Earth 155 For the Fruits of This Creation 156 For the … Continue reading

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Fill My Cup, Lord GAB 150

This song from OCP’s Guitar Accompaniment Book circa 2005 is one I’m sure I sang as a youngster.  It is by Richard Blanchard and the text is here. The sheet music can be purchased for download at OCP. It is suggested … Continue reading

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Lord of All Nations, Grant Me Grace

Ryan’s parish also sing this song by Olive W. Spannaus set to BEATUS VIR. Hymnary have all the hymnals in which this hymn resides. The text is here although there are a few emendations in the Worship version. I have … Continue reading

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Good Shepherd You Know Us

I continued to be educated by Ryan’s parish with texts that are new to me often set to venerable hymn tunes. This one is a 21st century plain speaking text by Christopher Idle, which can be found with the wonderful … Continue reading

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Music for the Sixth Sunday of Easter Year C 30th April/1st May 2016

Entrance: They’ll Know We Are Christians (Scholtes) AOV 1/130 Psalm 66 (McKenna) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] O God let the nations praise you Gifts: Peace My Friends (Repp) Communion: Seed Scattered and Sown (Feiten) GA 195 Unless a … Continue reading

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The Strife is O’er, the Battle Done

Because Ryan’s parish have used this Easter song, I had a look at it and now BIAB is doing Palestrina! The text and sheet music are at Hymnary.  The tune is VICTORY by Palestrina. The text is seventeenth century German … Continue reading

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Be Still and Know

Chris’s parish sing this song by John Bell. It is in Gather Australia 401, but since my version doesn’t have chords I though I might have it one of his collections. Indeed it is in “Enemy of Apathy” which I … Continue reading

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I Know That My Redeemer Lives

I have blogged a modern version of this but never this original by Samuel Medley set to DUKE STREET by John Hatton. They sing this hymn at Ryan’s parish. The text and sheet music are at Hymnary. It is in … Continue reading

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