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Hearing others sing my music (and winning composition contests)

This morning I found out that my song, “We Belong to God,” won The Hymn Society’s contest calling for new settings of Psalm 100. I’ve written about thirty psalm settings, and this one is one of my favorites (there are even a couple of bars of samba in the verses). Back in March, when my trio recorded all of the tracks for Makes the Heart to Sing: Jazz Hymns, we also recorded seven additional songs with guest vocalist Sarah Kervin. “We Belong to God” was one of them.

Hear a clip from “We Belong to God” here.

Watch my sheet music page to purchase the music (both the mp3 and the fully notated piano score/lead sheet).

 

The musicians who recorded “We Belong to God”: Scott Latzky, Sarah Kervin, myself, and Daniel Foose

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