I composed this song at Lee Abbey in 1975 to be the postlude following an improvised conversation over a staged meal for four, ‘Table Talk’. The accompaniment, first composed in 2013, was completely re-written in 2019.
The second of three poems by Peter Glew I set for voice and piano in 2018.
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.
Created in 2013 for the funeral of a friend, Maureen, this piece derives from one I made in 1973 for a Nativity presentation at Lee Abbey ‘A Song for Simeon and Anna’. The words here set for ‘her’ can be Read More …
This worship-song concluded my ‘oratorio’ WRESTLING WITH CHRIST, presented at Christmas 1974 by members of the Lee Abbey Community.
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 set this prayer to be a congregational song, and to mark the ordinations of Rosalind Paul, in Truro, and John Horton, in Coventry. [pdf-embedder url=”http://www.dougconstablehymns.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Come-Flaming-Fire.pdf
*** This is a re-writing of the poem I wrote for a grand-daughter’s ninth birthday, set to music four years later. It’s time once more to turn to the door.midi