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Posts Tagged 'Songs for Easter'

Songs for Eastertide 2018

This is a place for our Song Leaders, as well as congregants, and anyone else who’s interested, to learn the songs we sing at St. Lydia’s.  Happy Easter! Christ is risen indeed, alleluia! We’ve got lots of alleluias this season (April 8 – May 14). Click the linked song titles to hear the recording, and [...]

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Alleluia by Nora Duncan IV

We’ll be singing this Alleluia by Nora Duncan IV during the season of Easter while we pass the offering plate. For the first few weeks, it would be good to wait a moment until all three parts are taught before passing the plate. Use the pitch pipe to find a D or C or mayyyybe [...]

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Songs for the Easter Season, 2014

Squeezebox is a place for our Song Leaders, as well as congregants, to learn the songs we sing at St. Lydia’s.    Song Leaders and singers, here’s the place to find and practice ALL the music we’ll be singing during the season of Easter in 2014!  Bookmark this page so that you can check in [...]

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Songs We Sing: The Lord is My Light and My Salvation

Squeezebox is a place for our Song Leaders, as well as congregants, to learn the songs we sing at St. Lydia’s.    During Easter, we’ll sing this piece by Lillian Bouknight, “The Lord is My Light” as our candle lighting song.  The text is drawn from Psalm 27.

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Songs We Sing: “Festive Table Acclamation”

Squeezebox is a place for our Song Leaders, as well as congregants, to learn the songs we sing at St. Lydia’s.   During the season of Easter, Advent, and Christmas, we sing a special setting of our Eucharistic Prayer, with festive acclamations of “Glory to you forever and ever!” peppered throughout.  The setting was written [...]

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Songs We Sing: “Kiev Alleluia”

Squeezebox is a place for our Song Leaders, as well as congregants, to learn the songs we sing at St. Lydia’s.   We’ll be singing this Alleluia, drawn from the St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church hymnal, “Music For Liturgy,” and entitled Kovalyevsky Kiev Chant, during the season of Easter as our Gathering Song. Click [...]

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Songs We Sing: “Now the Green Blade Rises”

Squeezebox is a place for our Song Leaders, as well as congregants, to learn the songs we sing at St. Lydia’s.   “Now the Green Blade Rises” will be our closing hymn during the first few weeks of Easter (the month of April.)  I’m a fan of this pretty version on the guitar, but we’ll [...]

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Songs We Sing: “Christ is Alive”

Squeezebox is a place for our Song Leaders, as well as congregants, to learn the songs we sing at St. Lydia’s. “Christ is Alive” will be our closing hymn during the second half of the Easter Season, during the month of April.  Click here to listen to the hymn, and here to see the music. [...]

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Songs We Sing: “The Lord is My Light”

Squeezebox is a place for our Song Leaders, as well as congregants, to learn the songs we sing at St. Lydia’s.   “The Lord is My Light,” is a piece by Lillian Bouknight that encourages improvisation from the congregation.  We sing it during the Easter Season as the candle lighting song, as well as on [...]

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