Monthly Archives: December 2017

Love One Another VAO 311

This is a song suitable for marriage by Feargal King, that would also work in a more usual liturgy. I’m not sure it would survive an assembly with its large leaps between notes so it might be best as a … Continue reading

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Lord, We Are the People VAO 310

This is Ed Bolduc‘s setting of Psalm 24. The verses are fiddly enough to warrant a cantor but the refrain is gentle and singable. The sheet music can be purchased at WLP. The text is hidden in the preview there. [Audio … Continue reading

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Lord, Send Your Spirit VAO 309

308 in Voices as One 2 is Brenton Brown’s “Lord, Reign In Me”, which I have already blogged under it’s other name “Over All the Earth.” 309 is Aaron Thompson doing a version of Psalm 103. It says it is … Continue reading

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Music for the Third Week of Advent Year B 16th/17th December 2017

Entrance: Emmanuel (Angrisano) Wreath: All Is Wonder (Watts) AOV NG 4 Psalm: To You O God, I Lift Up My Soul (Hurd) AOV 2/14 Gifts: Praise to You, O Christ, Our Saviour(Farrell) AOV 1/28 Communion: One Bread One Body (Foley) AOV 1/129 Thanksgiving: … Continue reading

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Lord, Make Us Turn To You VAO 307

I’m turning back to Voices As One Volume 2 for the moment. This is a setting of Psalm 80 by John Angotti in a jazz gospel style.  It will test your cantor. The refrain for the assembly is singable enough … Continue reading

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How Majestic Your Name

I think this song’s legitimate sheet music was given away at a conference I attended years ago and it turned up during a recent tidy. It is by Timothy Valentine SJ and is a paraphrase of Psalm 8. The sheet … Continue reading

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The Bread of Life

I found this one when tidying up as well.  It is a gentle song for Eucharist by Michael Mangan with a singable tune and plenty of verses. The lyrics are on page 16 of this document from Litmus Productions. The … Continue reading

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Music for the the Second Week of Advent Year B 9th/10th December

Entrance: Prepare the Way of the Lord (Boniwell) Wreath: All Is Wonder (Watts) AOV NG 4 Psalm: To You O God, I Lift Up My Soul (Hurd) AOV 2/14 Gifts: Life a Shepherd (Dufford) AOV 1/26 Communion: Seed, Scattered and Sown (Feiten) GA 195 … Continue reading

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You Have Called Us

I found this Bernadette Farrell song while I was tidying up. It is an entrance song that would find special usefulness with the RCIA. The lyrics are here. The sheet music can be purchased at OCP. [Audio clip: view full … Continue reading

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