This based on a tune from Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion, complied by William Walker, first published in 1835. This setting is arrangement and performed by Lakewood UCC music director, Hilton Kean Jones and is part of a digital album to be released later… Continue Reading “The Turtle Dove”
Earlier this week, I posted my composition based on the plainsong, Ubi Caritas. The Dominican monk, Dom Paul Benoit, O.S.B. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Benoit_(composer)) composed a famous hymn on his translation of the words to Ubi Caritas. It is sung in many churches and is one of… Continue Reading “Where Charity and Love Prevail ~ Benoit”
Another in a lead-up to Valentine’s Day. This piece is part of the set, “Roma,” from my album CANTUS. The translation of the text of the chant can be found at http://www.preces-latinae.org/thesaurus/Hymni/UbiCaritas.html.
Because we’re moving to a different format of Sunday services that is part online part in-persons (which is outdoors at present) and that follows a more traditional service order, unlike our older Corona Sabbath posts which had its own unique form, The new form… Continue Reading “Basse et Dessus de Trompette – Clérambault”
This song is an old, old, old gospel tune from 1934. I kind of like its quixotic character with its mix of tempi and emotions. I remember, from when I was a kid a gospel singing quartet of middle aged men with a female… Continue Reading “Don’t You Get Weary”