Professional painter and tenor Andrew Douglas-Forbes commissioned these songs to be part of a song recital coinciding with open an exhibition of his paintings at Aberglasney House, Llandeilo, June 2017. Anticipation Quadrant
I had been accompanying contralto Eileen Wetherell for some years, during which time she was accepted for ordination training. Following the General Synod vote in November 1992 to accept women as priests in the Church of England, and after Eileen’s Read More …
This song was adapted for Andrew Douglas-Forbes and Konstantin Lapshin from a hymn I was invited to write on the theme ‘Make Way’. Only after the hymn was sung at the service in Winchester Cathedral for which it was composed Read More …
I made this song – ‘a Priest’s Prayer’ – to mark the ordinations in 2007 of Rosalind Paul in Truro and John Horton in Coventry. The repeat verse uses the first person plural (“Burn up all our deadly wounds”) to Read More …
This arrangement, for children or solo accompanied by SATB and piano, develops a song requested for Northam Middle School, Southampton, in 1992.