Sunday, October 22, 2006


Sunday XXX - October 29, 2006

Laetetur cor quaerentium Dominum (Psalm Tone 8G) (10:30 only)
Mass of the Bells (Peloquin) (Gloria)
The Lord has done great things for us (Proulx/Gelineau)
Alleluia (Twynham) (Verse: Psalm Tone 6F)
Jubilate Deo (chants) (Sanctus, Memorial, Amen, Agnus)
Chant/Snow (Lord's Prayer in English)
Laetabimur in salutari tuo (Mode II) (10:30 only)

Praise, my soul the King of heaven (Lauda Anima - 565)
Lord of all hopefulness (Slane - 387) NEW!
Amazing grace! How sweet the sound (New Britain - 451) (except 10:30)
O that I could for ever dwell (Reed/Page; UNAM PETII) (10:30 only)
Ave Maria/As I Kneel before you (Parkinson)
At the name of Jesus (King's Weston - 741)

The anthem O That I Could for Ever Dwell is based on part of Psalm 27. The text is by Elizabeth Holmes Reed (1794-1867), and was discovered here. The music is my own, based partly on the chant UNAM PETII, though metrical. The melody/text-only version is above. The anthem version is rather simple: verse 1 is sopranos and altos in unison; verse 2 is tenors and basses in unison; verse 3 is in SATB; verse 4 is unison with a descant. The piece is moderate in tempo, but dynamically it is very meditative. Even on the climactic descant, I use only 8' and 4' stops on the manual (16' and 8' pedal)


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