The Eyes and Ears of God is a hymn expressing the idea that the Creator of our Universe had to allow for the development of life in order to have have sensors and manipulators of data for purposes of self awareness. It is an element of the theology of Religious Naturalism. SA with piano accompaniment.
Piano variations on the tune of "Welcome!" A sprightly prelude to the service. Piano solo. Duration: 3:15.
A musical sermon on the importance of balance in nature and in ourselves. The music itself demonstrates balance between major and minor, loud and soft, male and female voices. SATB w. piano. Level of difficulty: moderate. Duration: 4:50.
An arrangement of Tell Me Not for two violins, cello and piano. While arranging the music I realized that the anthem had been written in mixolydian mode before I even knew what that was. Level of difficulty: moderate. Duration: 5:20.
Another set of variations on the theme of the anthem Visions of God. Violin, piano. Level of difficulty: moderate. Duration: 3:50.
About knowing that others share the problems we face. Two arrangements are available, the original for SATB and a new version for SATB with SA duet obligato. A recording of the original by the UUFR choir is provided. Level of difficulty: Moderate for original, Easy for new. Duration: 3:20.
An arrangement of So Be It for piano.
A piano arrangement and elaboration of the anthem of the same name. Piano solo.
Inspired by the tolling of a bell to end meditation, this anthem asks the choir to reverse the process, to "untoll" the bell so that meditation may continue. A tour de force for the choir. This anthem would be appropriate for a sermon about meditation. SATB, piano, bell in A. Level of difficulty: High. Duration: 3 min.
A benediction. Taking the blessings with you. Words of Rev. Charles Howe. Unison, piano. Level of difficulty: Easy.