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Here in Christ we Gather, is a collection of 14 pieces of of liturgical music by Irish composer Ephrem Feeley The collection was released in Ireland in 2013, and is now available in the US through GIA Publications.
The 14-piece collection includes entrance and communion processionals, psalms, reflective pieces, and more. The book carries the complete music score for the compositions, with full choir parts, instrumental lines, and accompaniments. The accompanying CD features a recording of the collection with chamber choir, instrumentalists, soloists, and organ/piano accompaniment.
Many of the pieces are suitable for smaller music groups and communities, from the unison gathering hymn "Here in Christ we Gather," appropriate for all occasions, to the simple, haunting, Holy Thursday hymn "My New Commandment." A number of responsorial psalms are found in the collection: settings of "Psalm 34: Taste and See," "Psalm122: I Rejoiced, and others." Three hymns are settings of texts by Fr James Quinn, one of the best-known hymnwriters of the 20th century. Larger choirs, too, will find useful material in this collection, with the anthems "Communion with Christ" and "God is Love" providing plenty of musical material to learn and perform.
This collection will be a valuable addition to the liturgical life of parishes, schools and religious communities, and all who wish to enrich their life of prayer through music.
CONTENTS: Here in Christ We Gather • In the Presence of Your Holy Angels • What Marvels the Lord Has Worked for Us • Guard Us, Lord • Taste and See • Called to Be One • I Rejoiced • You Open Wide Your Hand • My New Commandment • I Am the Bread of Life That Feeds All the World • Communion with Christ • Fill Us with Your Love • God Is Love.