Text written by William D. Longstaff in the 1800s; and set to an old Irish tune called “Slane.” For solo or SSAATB choir.
Old Irish text, translated by Mary Elizabeth Byrne in 1905; versified by Eleanor H. Hull in 1912. For solo or SSAATB choir.
Familiar lyrics (with an extra verse of my own) are set to an old Irish melody called “Slane,” which we traditionally sing using the words to “Be Thou My Vision” or “Take Time to be Holy.” For solo or SSAATB choir.
Text by Cecil Frances Alexander; Music by Joachim Neander; Arranged for easy SATB choir.
Easter anthem for SATB choir and optional flute.
13th century polish carol; Text and arrangement by Sally DeFord. Arranged for SATB choir, children’s chorus, flute and bells.
Guard him, Joseph, as He slumbers; There behind the stable doors.
What shall I set upon the altar? I who must come with empty hands? With only my broken heart to offer, God will provide a Lamb.
With his blood so freely spent, He bought my soul; He paid my debt.
Music by Pietro Yon; Text by Frederick H. Martens; Arranged by Sally DeFord. For Solo, SATB or SSA, with optional flutes.
Lyrics by W.W. Phelps; Music by Thomas C. Griggs; Arrangement by Sally DeFord.
Music by Conrad Kocher, Lyrics by Folliott S. Pierpoint, Arranged by Sally DeFord; for SAB or SSA, both with optional flute.
Feast upon the words of Christ. For SATB choir.
Then come what may, I’ll live with courage in my heart because I know He is with me everywhere I go.
Text by Robert Robinson; Melody from John Wyeth’s “Repository of Sacred Music,” Part Second; Arranged by Sally DeFord.