Songs For Worhip At The Benedictine Grange (no label, no #) 1980

 

 

Another stirring first-rate example of the melodic Catholic acoustic style, presented by a talented male/female group of six, with such instruments as guitars, flute, drums and bells. Fourteen original songs, with songwriting shared by members Kathleen Deignan and Evelyn Avoglia, both of whom have equally good solo lps worth seeking out. Beautiful soothing melodies, mostly in a minor key, sometimes touched with Elizabethan folk influences, other times with a moody hypnotic stillness. Deeply moving harmonies, mostly with the females in the lead. ‘This Is The Pasch’, ‘Offering Thanks And Praise’, ‘Bring Us To The Wedding Feast’, ‘Come And Share At Our Table’, ‘Everyday’, ‘Unless The Lord Builds The House’, ‘Nunc Dimittis’. Recorded at the Benedictine Grange in Redding, CT and The Rhyme Cellar in Stratford, CT.(The Archivist by Ken Scott, 4th Edition).

 

 

Thank you Ken for the front cover photo and Discogs for the label photo and track list.  Thank you Donald for the rear cover photo.

 

Tracks:

Song #Song TitleTime
1-1Everlasting Sabbath
1-2This Is The Pasch
1-3Offering Thanks And Praise
1-4Peace
1-5Bring Us To The Wedding Feast
1-6Come And Share Our Table
1-7Let Us Go Forth
2-1Everyday
2-2Benedictus
2-3Unless The Lord Build The House
2-4Little Magnificat
2-5Stay With Us Lord
2-6Nunc Dimittis (Latin) - Now Release
2-7Everlasting Sabbath

 

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