When Günter Schlechter, a friend who conducts a choir in Schleswig, asked me for a hymn for St Martin’s Day 2018, I was moved, not least because I had been wondering how Germans would keep the centenary of the end Read More …
This hymn was to complete a sermon given at St John’s Church Maesteilo.
The Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and give his life a ransom for many. (Mark 10.45)
Here is a personal cry
The arresting text of this setting is from Janet Morley’s 1988 collection of prayers “All desires known“. I composed the music in a rush of gratitude after I first felt some strength returning after a protracted breakdown variously described as Read More …
This is a keyboard reduction of the score of ‘Stages SATB’ STAGES_60
This dancey song, written in celebration of the birth of Rachel Claringbull, can be sung as a Round, perhaps with the accompaniment of a tambour.
Another song inspired by project work at Northam School in Southampton .