Music suitable for Church choirs
Canticles of Light
SATB / Trebles Semichorus / organ
A Setting of the evening canticles - Magnificat and Nunc dimittis based on three plainsong melodies.
The Gresford Mass
Unison / optional descants / organ
A congregational setting composed in an easy singing style for All Saints' Parish Church, Gresford, in North Wales.
Three Easy Anthems
Versatile easy settings for the church choir / organ or piano.
1. The Vision of Eternity
Unison with optional SATB.
Words - 8th Century Irish Lorica
2. Spirit of Holiness
Unison with optional 2/3 part.
Words - Gill Larley - in easy folk-like style.
3. May the Raindrops ( Irish Blessing)
Unison with optional harmony for TB and optional descant
Lilting melodic setting of traditional Gaelic words.
May the roads rise to meet you (Irish Blessing)
SATB Organ, piano or harp accompaniment. (3.00")
This appealing Celtic Blessing, built entirely on the pentatonic mode,
was composed on the Island of Iona in June 2002.
Also available for unison voices
SATB / organ or string quartet (4'00")
A reflective setting of words from Psalm 133
suitable and equally effective with organ accompaniment
I said to the Man
SATB / organ (3'0")
A setting of the words made famous by King George VI's Christmas
broadcast in 1939. Particularly suitable for a New Year anthem.
This Joyful Eastertide
unison / treble / organ (2.30")
A sparkling arrangement of Charles Wood's jaunty Easter hymn
All Creatures of our God and King
SATB / organ(4'0")
Suitable for congregational singing with choir descant. A gloriously joyful setting of Vaughan Williams' majestic hymn tune.
O Lord support us
unison / treble voices / organ (2'0")
This popular evening prayer is from the sermon 'Wisdom and Innocence' given by John Henry Newman in 1834.
Psalm 150 (O Praise God in His Holiness)
unison / congregational / organ(1'50")
Composed for the 150th Anniversary of Flint Parish Church, North Wales.
Responses for Treble Voices
Written for the choristers of St James Church, Great Grimsby.