"We Have Been Told"

Matt Reichert, David Haas, and Zack Stachowski (2019 LA Religious Education Congress)

Matt Reichert, David Haas, and Zack Stachowski (2019 LA Religious Education Congress)

It’s another OYH composer “repeat!” Last time, co-hosts Zack Stachowski and Matt Reichert spoke with David Haas about his song, “You Are Mine,” his most-requested liturgical composition. Now they speak with him about his first published liturgical song, “We Have Been Told.” You’ll also hear about the beginnings of David’s collaboration with Marty Haugen and Fr. Michael Joncas, the compositional challenges and opportunities presented by the Gospel of John, and a surprise story about one of his most-beloved Psalm settings.

So, please open your hymnal to "We Have Been Told"!

 

Episode links

For more information about David Haas and his other compositions, visit his composer pages at GIA Publications and OCP, or his personal website at www.davidhaas.us.

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You can purchase a copy of the score and a copy of the song recording for "We Have Been Told” from GIA Publications.

You can also purchase the other song recordings you heard in this episode: Guitar instrumental of “We Have Been Told” (arr. David Feily), “Psalm 98: All the Ends of the Earth” (David Haas, Marty Haugen), “The Water I Give” (David Haas), “I Will Be the Vine” (Liam Lawton), “Remain in Me, I Am the Vine” (Steve Angrisano, Curtis Stephan), “I Am the Vine and Ye are the Branches” (Knowles Shaw), and “An Instrument of Your Peace” (David Haas).

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