This new hymn, COMPASSION (“Just as a Nursing Mother”), is based on a sermon by the Rev. Kim Wells that may be found at https://lakewooducc.org/2020/10/23/corona-sabbath-32-compassion-reflection-text/ Here’s a video of the music score for COMPASSION (“Just as a Nursing Mother”) synced with an instrumental recording.… Continue Reading “Compassion (a new original hymn)”
There are some recent additions to my website in the Organ and Choir listing. If you get a chance, please listen, especially to the newer organ pieces. Of course, if you know any choir directors or organists who might be interesting in any of… Continue Reading “Organ and Choir”
I’m working on a new set of anthems, all extremely easy, all on American Transcendentalist poems. These texts work very well for liberal congregations of any denomination, whether Protestant, Roman Catholic, Judaism, etc., in that they are theistic but not necessarily in an Abrahamic… Continue Reading “New anthem”
First new piece of 2013–an Epiphany anthem! Unison & EZ SATB choral-style The full score of this individual selection is available on the Choral sheet music page; a screenshot of the opening page is below.
The River’s Song words and music by Hilton Kean Jones 2-part mixed Very easy 2-part mixed. Appropriate for services with ecological themes, this anthem uses the literary device of female personification of the planet (the Gaia Principle)–piano or organ accompaniment. A more difficult, a… Continue Reading “The River’s Song for 2-part mixed chorus”
The Lost words and music by Hilton Kean Jones 2-part mixed An easy, romantic, blended anthem with a strong Celtic feel and an original text based on the three parables of the lost (the shepherd who seeks the sheep that wandered off, the woman… Continue Reading “The Lost for 2-part mixed chorus”
Bound by Love scriptural paraphrase and music by Hilton Kean Jones SATB An easy and triumphal, traditional sounding, festival anthem with a unison refrain that would be appropriate for congregational and/or an additional, unison choir participation–piano or organ accompaniment. Based on Romans 8-11; the… Continue Reading “Bound by Love for SATB”
All Bless the Lamb scriptural paraphrase and music by Hilton Kean Jones 2-part mixed A very easy and energetic anthem with a text based on Daniel 3:52-90. Works with any size choir, small or large, and with either piano or organ accompaniment; there is… Continue Reading “All Bless the Lamb for 2-part mixed chorus”