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Posts Tagged 'Songs for Lent'

Receive, O Earth

“Receive O Earth” by Daniel Schwandt is a piece intended for a funeral which we may use at St Lydia’s as a piece during Lent or on All Saints Day. Click here to listen to the teaching recording (bonus points for those whose ears pick up Emily’s cat meowing in the background) and here for the sheet music. [...]

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Songs for Lent

Squeezebox is a place for our Song Leaders, as well as congregants, to learn the songs we sing at St. Lydia’s.     Below you’ll find all the music you need for our observance of Lent at St. Lydia’s.  Lent is a season of preparation when we pare things down and strip things away in [...]

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Songs We Sing: Lent Table Acclamation

Squeezebox is a place for our Song Leaders, as well as congregants, to learn the songs we sing at St. Lydia’s.    We’ll use this simple setting for our Eucharistic Prayer during the season of Lent.  Click here to learn the Lent Table Acclamation.

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Songs We Sing: “Tar a Thighearna”

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 [...]

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Songs We Sing: “What Wondrous Love”

Squeezebox is a place for our Song Leaders, as well as congregants, to learn the songs we sing at St. Lydia’s.   “What Wondrous Love Is This” is an American Folk Hymn from the Shapenote tradition.  The arrangement we’re singing is from the 1982 Episcopal Hymnal; click here to see the music.   There are just [...]

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Songs We Sing: Iona Kyrie

Squeezebox is a place for our Song Leaders, as well as congregants, to learn the songs we sing at St. Lydia’s.   The Iona Kyrie is a piece from the Iona Community in Scotland.  The piece is sweet and reflective, and opens our worship during the season of Lent.  

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Songs We Sing: Come Light the Lamps

Squeezebox is a place for our Song Leaders, as well as congregants, to learn the songs we sing at St. Lydia’s.   “Come Light the Lamps” is a piece by Emily Scott.  The hollow sound of the open fifths and its sense of energy and movement make it a great piece for processing to the [...]

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Songs We Sing: ‘Zana, Hosanna

Squeezebox is a place for our Song Leaders, as well as congregants, to learn the songs we sing at St. Lydia’s.   “‘Zana, Hosanna” is a piece from South Africa.  We sing it on Palm Sunday as we process into our worship with Palms. The guitar chords to accompany the song go like this: G [...]

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