Monthly Archives: June 2017

Great is the Power We Proclaim GAB 190

In my survey of the Guitar Accompaniment Book from OCP (c 2005) I have got to this song by Christopher Walker. The tune is inventive but I fear the verse might be a bit much for the assembly. There is … Continue reading

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Good Christian Friends, Rejoice GAB 189

Goodness, I thought I’d be able to skip a lot of songs in the Guitar Accompaniment Book, but I find there are many that I haven’t blogged after all. This a Christmas carol set to IN DULCIO JUBILO and the … Continue reading

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God Will Wipe Away Every Tear GAB 188

This is another M D Ridge tune, but this time she wrote the music as well as the lyrics. It is a lovely song of consolation with a specific use for funerals, but with enough Eucharistic references to be of … Continue reading

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God, Who Created Hearts to Love GAB 187

M.D. Ridge wrote this text for a marriage liturgy set to LASST UNS ERFREUEN. The words are wonderful and the tune familiar so it makes a lot of sense for a service where many will be visitors. The text is … Continue reading

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Music for the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time Year A 1st/2nd July

We will be celebrating the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul. Entrance: All Are Welcome (Haugen) Psalm 33 (McKenna) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] The Lord set me free from all my fears. Gospel Acclamation: Celtic Alleluia (O’Carroll/Walker) … Continue reading

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God, We Praise You GAB 186

This is text translated and paraphrased last century by Christopher Idle from a fourth century Latin text attributed to St Nicetas. It will fit liturgies such as Christ the King and Holy Trinity. The text is at Hymnary thanks to … Continue reading

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God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen GAB 185

The comma would seem to be important. This Christmas song wasn’t in AOV and I haven’t caught up with it elsewhere so its presence OCP’s Guitar Accompaniment Book sees it included here. OCP’s version gives four verses in their (somehow) … Continue reading

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God Is Love GAB 179 & 180

I’m switching back to my copy of OCP’s Guitar Accompaniment Book circa 2005 as a break from the WLP house style – that is until I’m sick of the OCP house style.  I’ll be able to skip a lot as I’ve … Continue reading

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God’s Holy Gifts

This is a Dan Schutte song that is done at RS’s parish that I was going to do some time ago and was reminded by it being in their Corpus Christi mass last week. It is a general song for … Continue reading

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Lord, I Come VAO 2/306

This is a devotional song by Billy Funk that I doubt will be a lot liturgical use. Not my cup of tea really but I’m sure in the right setting it hits the spot. The text is here. The sheet … Continue reading

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