Monday, December 19, 2011

Songs, Hymns & Music for Epiphany 1B / Baptism of Christ (2014 entry)

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4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Natalie, your comment about the chant from Miriam Terese Winter reminded me of a very gentle song, 'Spirit of God in the clear running water'. I'm not sure if it is one of hers but the copyright is the Medical Mission Sisters. Used to sing it yonks ago and I have it in 'Travelling to Freedom' by Tony Newman and Peter Stone. I found it quite quickly on the net, too. I really like it and it might be useful. Christine Moimoi

Terry said...
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Terry said...

Wind Upon the Waters is also in the Chalice Hymnal, # 247. What an excellent piece.

judyredman said...

Picking up on Christine's comment from 2011, Spirit of God in the clear running water is indeed a Miriam Therese Winter song. It appears in one of the first two Altogether books - I am fairly sure it is the second one, "Altogether Again". Because MT wrote it in the 1970s, there is some non-inclusive language in it, but it is easily adjusted and when I went to a workshop that she ran a number of years ago, we sang it, on her instruction, with inclusive words. The third verse is:

Spirit of God, everyone's (not every man's) heart is lonely,

Watching, and waiting, and hungry until.

Spirit of God, we long (not Man longs) that You only…