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Two Gaelic Pieces for Funerals

Composer: Lisa Stafford
Format: Octavo
Voicing: 2-part Choir; Cantor; Assembly
Instruments: Keyboard
Product: 005300
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In this must-have octavo, Lisa Stafford has adapted the elegant hymn tune ST. COLUMBA in two settings with pastorally useful texts for funerals. The graceful melodic material is incorporated into the refrain of Psalm 23, with verses set in chant style. The response for the "Song of Farewell" comes from the Rite of Funerals. Both works feature easy two-part choral writing.  Participation is easily achieved through the intuitive responses.  A definite for your funeral repertory.
Topic:  Funerals; Final Commendation; Song of Farewell; Communion antiphon for last Sundays in Ordinary Time; All Souls
Sunday of the Year:  Lent 4 Year A; Easter 4 Year A; Easter 4 Year B; Sacred Heart C; Ordinary Time 16 Year B; Ordinary Time 28 Year A; Christ the King Year A
Scripture:  Psalm 23
Two Gaelic Pieces for Funerals: Psalm 23 Listen
Two Gaelic Pieces for Funerals: Song of Farewell Listen
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Series Title:  Music for the Rites
Arranger:  Lisa Stafford
First Line:  Good Shepherd, may I sing your praise within your house forever.
Hymn Tune:  ST. COLUMBA
Traditional Irish Melody
Length:  8 pages
Copyright:  Text and arrangement © 2009, World Library Publications
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