This gentle piece by John Bell of the Iona community in Scotland is a new addition to our prayer song collection. It could also be used as a candle-lighting song (processional). Feel the pulse of the song, and then notice how the first note of the melody starts just after the first beat – in [...]
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Squeezebox is a place for our Song Leaders, as well as congregants, to learn the songs we sing at St. Lydia’s. At Saint Lydia’s our prayers begin and end with a song that the song-leader chooses from a list of options. Below, you’ll find links to recordings of those songs made by our own [...]
Squeezebox is a place for our Song Leaders, as well as congregants, to learn the songs we sing at St. Lydia’s. “Tar a Thighearna” is a piece by our friend, Ruth Cunningham. It’s published in the volume, Music By Heart. The piece is a simple, beautiful melody, which encourages improvisation from the congregation. We [...]