Comfort Ye (Comfort, Comfort Ye My People) is an original three-part (SAB) gospel/R&B setting of the classic 17th-century Advent text. The piece can easily be sung with a solo vocalist and piano.
Never Before is a three-part (SSA) a cappella piece originally composed for an Advent lessons and carols service. The text imagines Mary’s response after an angel announces to her that she will bear the Christ child.
Audio is from Deanna’s sacred jazz recording, From This Place.
Buy the mp3 of Never Before here.
Buy the sheet music for Never Before here.