The songs and hymns were pleasantly familiar … to the point where after twelve years I could play by heart every song in the ‘Breaking Bread’ hymnal.
Vexilla Regis Prodeunt
In my 25 years as a choirmaster, I’ve witnessed hypocrisy and mistreatment that would make your head spin.
During Passiontide, the hymn at Vespers is the mighty Vexilla Regis Prodeunt of Bishop Venantius Fortunatus. In 2015, I composed an organ accompaniment for this hymn with each verse written out. This comes in pretty handy on occasions when the organist must “lead the hymn from the organ bench.” Please feel free to download my […]
Oh, what a difference a thousand years makes…
I’ve been yearning to sing this piece since 2002.