Come Now with awe


A setting for high voices of a carol by Timothy Dudley-Smith.  Used with permission.

This Joyful Eastertide


An Easter song of celebration for up to three parts.  Originally written for Middle School aged pupils.

Now is eternal life


A hymn, usually sung to 'Christ Church'  a worthy tune but the vigour of the words deserves more.

Verse 1. with music below

Verse four with descant below.

The words appear


Do not be afraid


This is a harvest anthem written for a competition organised by St Martin's in the Fields, Trafalgar Square, London.  I have tried to obtain permission to use the words but have failed.  If you wrote the words, please let me know how to contact you.

Dear Lord and Father of Mankind


A setting of John Greenlief Whittier's popular poem.

He smiles within His cradle

Featured, Church

A setting of a German chorale for Christmas.

All Creatures of our God and King


A setting of the well-known harvest hymn, written by St Francis of Assisi (1182 to 1226) and translated by William Henry Draper (1855 tp 193


Church, Organ

A short postlude for the end of a church service.

Show me Your way


A short, easy anthem for sopranos, altos and men with words from Psalm 25 as translated by Gideons International

Nunc dimittus

Church music

A setting of a traditional church canticle for high voice.



Church, solo

A setting of the traditional Song of Mary for high voice.

Psalm 150

Church, Psalm, Piano

A setting of the Psalm for high voice and piano.


Let all the world in every corner sing

Church, Songs

A two part song originally written for Middle School choir.

When I survey the wondrous cross


Sung by Claire Fagg, a friend and wife of Chris who plays french horn. He performs a Brisk March elsewhere on this site.

O come, O come Emmanuel


This is an anthem using as a basis the old hymn, O come O come Emmanuel. It is written for sopranos, altos and men. Time: 4 minutes 40 seconds

Do not be afraid

Church music

A harvest anthem for four voices. Permission to use the lyrics has been applied for.


I will give thanks

Church, choir, anthem

A short and relatively simple anthem for church choir. The writing assumes little performer experience.

Breathe on me breath of God


A traditional introit for a service like evensong.