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The Harmony of Heaven and Earth

One week. We are one week away. Next week, Saturday evening, the Marquette Choral Society will be performing the World Premiere of The Harmony of Heaven and Earth, featuring British composer Paul Ayres. This three-movement piece was commissioned on the … Continue reading

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Psalm 4

Psalm 4 For the director of music. With stringed instruments. A psalm of David. 1 Answer me when I call to you, my righteous God. Give me relief from my distress; have mercy on me and hear my prayer. 2 … Continue reading

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Psalm 3

Psalm 3 1 Lord, how many are my foes! How many rise up against me! 2 Many are saying of me, “God will not deliver him.” Selah. 3 But you, Lord, are a shield around me, my glory, the One … Continue reading

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Psalm 2

Psalm 2 1 Why do the nations conspire[a] and the peoples plot in vain? 2 The kings of the earth rise up and the rulers band together against the Lord and against his anointed, saying, 3 “Let us break their … Continue reading

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Psalm 1

Psalm 1 1 Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, 2 but whose delight is in the law of … Continue reading

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Thirds: Choir, Parallelism, & 5K

Hello Folks! The Summer is settling into something far more comfortable, something far less busy, something inspiringly familiar–Autumn. Here’s what’s happening in my Autumn-loving heart. Choir Our first rehearsal for the Fall 2013 semester is two days away! I cannot … Continue reading

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Choral Society, Program Notes, and Grandpa Schmitzer

We take for granted that Jim’s program notes will be informative, pertinent, entertaining, and–yes–even a bit touching. We take for granted that Lynne will sit tall and play the piano flawlessly, with or without her glasses. We take for granted … Continue reading

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