My 2007 Christmas card carol, written for my first grandson, Damien.
Simple improv on the traditional Christmas carol, used to review Forte Notation software.
Traditional text; Music by William J. Kirkpatrick, Martin Luther; Arranged for piano/organ/c instrument, for congregational accompaniment.
A Christmas hymn with obbligato for two flutes (optional). Words by Toni Thomas; music by Sally DeFord
As shepherds kept their lonely vigil, in the fields abiding; A multitude of heaven’s host brought long-awaited tidings.
Traditional Austrian carol, arranged for intermediate piano solo.
Immanuel, Immanuel, the heavens tell of thy coming; Immanuel, Immanuel, this night we rejoice in thee.
Sing, for God, who loves us well, sends His Son on earth to dwell: God with us, Emmanuel, in a manger bed.
He is our way, He is our light; In Him we live. Anthem for SSAATTB choir, piano, organ and two flutes.
Melody by Rowland H. Pritchard; Arranged for intermediate piano solo by Sally DeFord. This beautiful hymn is also sung as “Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus” at Christmas time.
There we turn our hearts to those who gave us life and birth; How beautiful that holy place where heaven dwells on earth.
Words by Christina Rossetti; Melody by Gustav Holst; Arranged for SSATB or SSAA by Sally DeFord.
Easter anthem for choir, piano, organ and flutes.
Words: Edmund H. Sears; Music: Traditional German (Ellacombe); Arranged by Sally DeFord and James Loynes.
In dark Gethsemane; the cross at Calvary; there won the Lord of all the victory.