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Recent Performances

Circle of Life: A Hymn for the Earth (2019)

Words by the composer

Premiered at Old South Church in Boston, during three services held on April 25th and April 28th for Earth Day 2019

Order of Worship for April 28th 2019

For a free and downloadable copy of the hymn, click here

Precious Lord/Everlasting Arms for alto saxophone, double bass, solo voice, congregation,

mixed choir, and piano (2019)

Words by Thomas A. Dorsey and E. A. Hoffman; Tunes by Thomas A. Dorsey and A. J. Showalter

Premiered on Thursday, March 14th 2019 during Jazz Worship at Old South Church in Boston

This arrangement combines two hymns in one anthem: Take My Hand, Precious Lord and

Leaning on the Everlasting Arms

Words and tunes in arrangement used by permission

Order of Worship for 3/14/19

Premiere performance by Willie Sordillo, alto saxophone, Doug Rich, double bass, Sayida Rivers,

vocal soloist, Gospel Choir, Old South Church in Boston, and Tim Harbold, piano and Director of

ensemble

Take My Life And Let It Be for unaccompanied mixed choir (2005, revised 2018)

Words: Frances R. Havergal

Premiered on Sunday, May 6th 2018 (Confirmation Sunday) at Old South Church in Boston

Order of Worship for 5/6/18 

 

Performed by Chancel Choir, Old South Church in Boston; Tim Harbold, Interim Director

Peace I Leave With You for unaccompanied double mixed choir (2017)

Text: John 14:27 (NRSV)

Premiered on November 5th 2017 (All Saints Sunday) at Old South Church in Boston

 

Performed by Chancel Choir, Old South Church in Boston; Tim Harbold, Interim Director

Beyond Words for alto saxophone and piano (2017)

Premiered on October 22nd 2017 at Old South Church in Boston

Performed by Willie Sordillo, alto saxophone and Erik Gustafson, piano

Christ Has No Body But Yours for mixed choir and piano (2017)

Words: attributed to Teresa of Avila

Premiered on October 1st 2017 (World Communion Sunday), at Old South Church in Boston

 

Performed by Chancel Choir, Old South Church in Boston and Erik Gustafson, piano;

Tim Harbold, Interim Director

Our Brother Is Born for flute, French horn, mixed choir, and organ (2016)

Words: Eleanor Farjeon. Words: copyright © 1927, 1955 by Eleanor Farjeon. Used by permission.

Premiered on Christmas Eve, 2016 at Old South Church in Boston\

 

Performed by Agita Arista (flute), Neil Godwin (horn), Chancel Choir, Old South Church in Boston,

and George Sargeant (organ); performance directed by Tim Harbold

Blessed Are the Dead for flute, French horn, violoncello, tenor solo, mixed choir, and organ (2016)

Text: Revelation 14:13 (NRSV), traditional

Premiered on November 6, 2016 (All Saints’ Sunday) at Old South Church in Boston

 

Performed by Agita Cerusa (flute), Neil Godwin (horn), Sam Ou (cello), Connor Vigeant (tenor),

Chancel Choir, Old South Church in Boston, and George Sargeant (organ);

performance in worship service directed by Tim Harbold

Let All the Ends of the Earth for solo voices, mixed choir, and organ (2016)

Text: Psalm 67 (NRSV), alt.

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Premiered on May 1st, 2016 at Old South Church in Boston

 

Performed by Heather Weirich (mezzo soprano), James Giessler (tenor), Chancel Choir, Old South

Church in Boston, and George Sargeant (organ)

Directed by Harry L. Huff, Minister of Music, Old South Church in Boston

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