Songs of Hope brings together compositions that are both old and new, European and Australian, with works by William Byrd, Philip Moore, Joseph Twist, Owen Elsley, and Brooke Shelley.
Songs of Hope
As the world faces crisis and uncertainty in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, we search for new levels of courage and resource to overcome our own vulnerability in such a time of adversity.
Songs of Hope brings together compositions that are both old and new, European and Australian. In addition to the settings of The Lord’s Prayer, all are settings of texts that are testaments of faith and hope, especially in the face of difficulty, wrong-doing or captivity.
Praise the Lord – Brooke Shelley
Quomodo cantabimus – William Byrd
How Shall we Sing in a Strange land? – Joseph Twist
Infelix ego – William Byrd
Three Prayers of Bonhoeffer – Philip Moore
Quemadmodum – John Taverner
Psalm 137 (Anglican chant) – Craig Lang
By the waters of Babylon – Owen Elsley
Pater noster – Jacob Handl
The Lord’s Prayer – John Sheppard