OYH Selects: "Covenant Hymn"

Today's guests along with other OYH alumni! From left to right: Gary Dangle, Tom Kendzia, Jaime Cortez, Diana Macalintal, and Rory Cooney.

Today's guests along with other OYH alumni! From left to right: Gary Dangle, Tom Kendzia, Jaime Cortez, Diana Macalintal, and Rory Cooney.

To conclude our Lenten series, we are bringing you our Easter Vigil episode, originally released in March, 2018..

Join hosts Matt Reichert and Zack Stachowski as they return to composers Gary Daigle and Rory Cooney, this time in conversation together about one of their best-known and best-loved collaborations. You'll hear about "homiletic" texts, the song's intended use for rites of initiation, and the latest OYH liturgical music "bombshell". Our conversation is also joined by Diana Macalintal who shares more information about the RCIA and the concept of "covenant" in the ritual action of the Easter Vigil. 

So, please open your hymnal to "Covenant Hymn."

 

Episode links

For more information about Gary Daigle and his other compositions, visit his composer page at GIA Publications.

For more information about Rory Cooney and his other compositions, visit his composer pages at GIA PublicationsOCP, and WLP. Also, be sure to check out his blog, "Gentle Reign".

You can purchase a copy of the score and a copy of the song recording from GIA Publications. You can also purchase the other song recordings you heard in the episode: the instrumental guitar recording of "Covenant Hymn" (arr. Steve Petrunak), the instrumental piano recording of "Covenant Hymn" (arr. Paul Tate),  "I Am For You" (Rory Cooney), “Come to the Waters” (Lori True), “Litany of the Saints” (John Becker), “Exodus 15: To God be Praise and Glory” (Janet Sullivan Whitaker), and “Sicut Cervus” (Palestrina, ed. Maynard Klein).

You can learn more about Diana Macalintal and her work at her website: www.TeamRCIA.com 

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"Covenant Hymn"

Gary Daigle, Terry Donohoo, and Rory Cooney

Gary Daigle, Terry Donohoo, and Rory Cooney

It's our OYH Easter Vigil episode! Much like the vigil, this episode is longer and packed full of lots of beautiful moments. Join hosts Matt Reichert and Zack Stachowski as they return to composers Gary Daigle and Rory Cooney, this time in conversation together about one of their best-known and best-loved collaborations. You'll hear about "homiletic" texts, the song's intended use for rites of initiation, and the latest OYH liturgical music "bombshell". Our conversation is also joined by Diana Macalintal who shares more information about the RCIA and the concept of "covenant" in the ritual action of the Easter Vigil. 

So, please open your hymnal to "Covenant Hymn."

 

Episode links

For more information about Gary Daigle and his other compositions, visit his composer page at GIA Publications.

For more information about Rory Cooney and his other compositions, visit his composer pages at GIA PublicationsOCP, and WLP. Also, be sure to check out his blog, "Gentle Reign".

You can purchase a copy of the score and a copy of the song recording from GIA Publications. You can also purchase the other song recordings you heard in the episode: the instrumental guitar recording of "Covenant Hymn" (by Steve Petrunak), the instrumental piano recording of "Covenant Hymn" (by Paul Tate), and "I Am For You" (by Rory Cooney).

You can learn more about Diana Macalintal and her work at her website: www.TeamRCIA.com 

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"You Have Anointed Me"

From left to right: Gary daigle, terry donohoo, marty haugen, rory cooney, Fr. michael joncas, and david haas - all OYH podcast alumni!

From left to right: Gary daigle, terry donohoo, marty haugen, rory cooney, Fr. michael joncas, and david haas - all OYH podcast alumni!

In this episode, we host our own little composers forum! Matt and Zack speak with Gary Daigle - composer, musician, and producer - about his work with The Dameans. They discuss collaborative song writing, the importance of a broad harmonic vocabulary, and how intentional invitation can change your life. As a bonus, you'll hear from a bevy of previous podcast guests including Rory Cooney, Kate Cuddy, Fr. Fran O'Brien, Tony Alonso, and Marty Haugen. It's a liturgical composers family reunion, and you get a front row seat! 

So, please open your hymnal to "You Have Anointed Me."

 

Episode links

For more information about Gary Daigle and his other compositions, visit his composer page at GIA Publications.

You can purchase a copy of the score and a copy of the song recording from GIA Publications. Here you can also purchase the other song recordings you heard in the episode: "Peace is Flowing" (arr. and performed by Steve Petrunak), "Path of Life" and "Remember Your Love" (The Dameans), "Ubi Caritas" (Fr. Fran O'Brien), "On That Day" (Kate Cuddy), "This is My Song" (arr. and performed by Michael Mahler and Tony Alonso), and "Where Your Treasure Is" (Marty Haugen). The recording of "One Bread, One Body" (Fr. John Foley, SJ) can be purchased from OCP. 

The cover of "You Have Anointed Me" by Brenda Folz can be purchased on iTunes.

You can see photos and videos from the 20th annual Liturgical Composers Forum by visiting our Facebook page.

You can learn more about the One Call Institute by visiting www.onecallinstitute.org. The blog post that Matt mentions can be found here.

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"Canticle of the Turning"

Group shot! Podcast guests Jaime Cortez, David Haas, Rory Cooney, and Gary Daigle.  

Group shot! Podcast guests Jaime Cortez, David Haas, Rory Cooney, and Gary Daigle.  

Rory Cooney is a not only a gifted composer, he is also a prophetic writer of texts. In this interview, Zack Stachowski and Matt Reichert speak with Rory about the background of one of his best-loved pieces, "Canticle of the Turning," to learn more about his theological and catechetical treatment of the Magnificat text. They also discuss the use of secular Irish folk melody with special guest, Ian Callanan, who joins the conversation from Ireland. 

So, please open your hymnal to "Canticle of the Turning."

 

Episode links

For more information about Rory Cooney and his other compositions, visit his composer pages at GIA Publications, OCP, and WLP. Also, be sure to check out his blog, "Gentle Reign". The specific blog post about this song is from August, 2014.

You can purchase a copy of the score and a copy of the song recording from GIA Publications. Here you can also purchase the instrumental piano recording of "Canticle of the Turning" (by Paul Tate) as well as David Haas' setting of the Magnificat, "Holy is Your Name." You can purchase Fr. Michael Joncas' setting, "Mary's Song," and Carey Landry's song "Hail Mary: Gentle Woman" at OCP.

The recording of "Star of the County Down" by the Chieftains can be purchased on iTunes. You can find the recording of "For Christ the King (An Army of Youth)" on YouTube.

You can learn more about Ian Callanan's music by visiting his composer page at GIA publications.

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