Monthly Archives: August 2017

Jesus, Lord GAB 263

It might be time for another break from the OCP Guitar Accompaniment Book after this one. This is a gentle tune from Randall DeBruyn that could be used for Gifts. It is based on John 3:16-21. The sheet music can … Continue reading

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Jesus, Lamb of God GAB 262

This is from Bernadette Farrell’s Mass of Hope and wouldn’t pass for an actual Agnes Dei but with eleven (count ’em) verses there are choices that would work for entrance, gifts, communion and recessional if you wished. The sheet music … Continue reading

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Jesu, Joy of Our Desiring GAB 257

This is Martin Jahn’s text (translated by Robert S. Bridges) and set to WERDE MUNTER by Johann P. Schop. The text and public domain sheet music are available at Hymnary. It can also be purchased at OCP. [Audio clip: view … Continue reading

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It Came Upon the Midnight Clear GAB 254

Another carol I don’t seemed to have blogged anywhere. The text is for the downtrodden to find reasons to rejoice in the Christmas story and you can find the text by Edmund H. Sears here. The public domain sheet music for … Continue reading

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Music for the Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A September 2nd/3rd 2017

We haven’t had a music meeting locally yet so our music coordinator has kindly picked songs for next weekend and we will meet after that to sort out some selections for upcoming weeks.   Hymns 2/3 September Entrance: All Are … Continue reading

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Into Your Hands, Lord GAB 251

This song by Grayson Warren Brown is based on Psalm 91 and is a fine piece but because it is sung freely and has no metrical music nor melody for much of the verse isn’t suitable for BIAB and so … Continue reading

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Infant Holy, Infant Lowly GAB 250

After skipping several songs already blogged in the Guitar Accompaniment Book c2005 from OCP, I am up to this lovely Polish Christmas carol. Hymnary has the public domain tune by W Zlobie Lezy and the two traditional verses translated by … Continue reading

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In Praise of His Name GAB 244

This is a lively song by Roc O’Connor SJ that would be a good entrance song.  It is based on Psalm 100 and 148. Each verse has a different tune, which might make it a problem for the assembly. There … Continue reading

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Music for the Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A 26th/27th August 2017.

Entrance: All Are Welcome (Haugen) Psalm 137 (McKenna) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Lord, your love is eternal; do not forsake the work of your hands. Gifts: The Servant Song (Gillard) AOV 2/169 Communion: Come to the Table (Burland) AOV … Continue reading

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In His Temple Now Behold Him GAB 242

This is a hymn with a text by Henry J. Pyle (vs 1-3) and William Cooke (v4) and set to ST THOMAS (TANTUM ERGO) by John F. Wade. The text is here. Hymnary has details of the other settings of … Continue reading

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