Soprano

Hilariter

Vocal, Church, School

An Easter song for Middle School pupils.

It was a lover and his lass

Vocal, Church, soprano

A setting of the famous Shakespeare song for soprano and tenor, with a mildly cheeky slant

Jenny kissed me

Vocal, Church, tenor

A setting of an early 19th century poem by Leigh Hunt.

My Mother said

solo song, soprano song

A setting of an old children's rhyme for soprano solo.

Breath on me, breath of God

anthem

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.

Let all mortal flesh keep silence

Sopranos, Altos

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.
 

Come unto me

church choir

A setting of some words from Matthew's Gospel for Four part church choir.
 

Blessed be the Lord

church choir

Another anthem, the words taken from Psalms for church choir.

How Precious

church choir

A short anthem written for my elder 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.

Ave Verum

choir

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.

It is the Miller's daughter

Songs

A short song, words by Tennyson, from the long poem, 'The Miller's Daughter' for male voice.

Let all the world in every corner sing

Church, Songs

A two part song originally written for Middle School choir.

I will give thanks

Church, choir, anthem

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