(You Do Not Get the) Life That Is Your Due may be sung as a hymn or an easy anthem. The message is obvious but this hymn presents it in a pungent way.
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A simplified version of my Big Bang anthem, intended to be sung by the congregation as a hymn. It offers the scientific version of the creation story.
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.
Sing this hymn to celebrate the induction of new members to the congregation or to welcome visitors. Unison with an SATB refrain, piano accompaniment.
When Life Begins opens a discussion of the starting point for a human life. Many answers are suggested but none is chosen. SATB with piano. Duration: 2 min.
The first Unitarians lived in the Transylvania region of the Hungarian Empire during the Reformation. Spurred by Bishop Ferenc David with the support of King John Sigismund they abandoned the Catholic doctrine of the Trinity and worshipped "one God." When the King died the new ruler imprisoned Bishop David for heresy but he refused to recant. This anthem tells the story. SATB w. piano. Level of difficulty: high. Duration: 5 min.
A dramatic choral setting of Vincent Silliman's well known text. SATB w. piano. Difficulty: moderate. Duration: 2:50
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.