STLT#242, In the Lonely Midnight

It’s been all about the tune for me this morning. I know this lyric as a choral piece by composer and music director Michael Harrison – a beautiful setting of these lyrics that evoke the hope of the lyrics (the cascading voice thing that happens on “peace, good will” is gorgeous and the intricacies of …

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STLT#74, On the Dusty Earth Drum

It’s time for everybody’s favorite new game, “Who Will Love This Hymn I Hate” – this week, starring lyricist Joseph Cotter and composer Frederich Filitz! I wish I could make sense of this one.  No, seriously. I mean, I get that the lyrics are a rain song, and thus appropriate for a section called The World …

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STLT#10, Immortal Love

Immortal love, forever full, forever flowing free, forever shared, forever whole, a never-ending sea! Our outward lips confess the name all other names above; but love alone knows whence it came and comprehendeth love. Blow, winds of love, awake and blow the mists of hate away; sing out, O Truth divine, and tell how wide …

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