An Easter song for Middle School pupils.
A setting of the famous Shakespeare song for soprano and tenor, with a mildly cheeky slant
A setting of an early 19th century poem by Leigh Hunt.
This is a simple setting of well known words. It is intend to be used as an unaccompanied introit for a traditional service such as Evensong. It could be accompanied if a complete four part choir is not available.
This is sung by Kayleigh Conway-Jarrett, a young teacher
The words are from the Liturgy of St. James (Fourth century A.D.) translated by Gerald Moultrie (1829-85)
Here it's performed by mezzo soprano and organ. A version for sopranos, altos and men is also available.
A short anthem written for my younger son's wedding. The words are from Psalm 36: verse 7 to 9
How precious is your loving mercy O God!
All mortal flesh shall take refuge
under the shadow of your wings
They shall be satisfied with the abundance of your house;
they shall drink from the river of your delights.
For with you is the well of life
and in your light shall we see light.
This is a setting of an ancient prayer, well known to those of certain Christian traditions. This (obviously) is a setting for two high (female) voices and men. In the absence of a choir to sing it, it's presented with the electronic settings of general midi.
A short song, words by Tennyson, from the long poem, 'The Miller's Daughter' for male voice.