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Alleluia Aotearoa - PDF music book - eBooks

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Alleluia Aotearoa: PDF Music Book

You are buying a zipped file containing an eBook edition of this 288 page book in PDF, format, and a Word document of the text of the hymns in .docx format.

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Details and hymns list

163 hymns and songs

Words, music and guitar chords

288pp A5

Published 1993. (Reprinted 1995, 1997, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2010, 2018)

Contributors include: Marnie Barrell, Jillian Bray, David Dell, Felicia Edgecombe, Colin Gibson, Guy Jansen, Jenny McLeod, Willow Macky, Douglas Mews, Shirley Murray, Christopher Norton, Ian Render, Cecily Sheehy, Bill Wallace, Radha Wardrop.

  • The Lord’s Prayer in 7 Pacific Island languages
  • 2 poems by Joy Cowley
  • Foreword by The Most Rev Sir Paul Reeves

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Hymn listing

In sequence: Title, hymnwriter – single name for person who has written both words and music, two names with first name for words and second name for music and, where applicable, a third name for arranger. A few hymns have been set to two tunes.

Abbreviations – ‘Gibson’ for Colin Gibson, ‘Murray’ for Shirley Erena Murray.

  1. Alleluia Aotearoa, Murray
  2. All will be well, Julian of Norwich/Betty Wendelborn
  3. Alofa mai ia, afio mai, William Rudd/Salvationist Publishing arr. Va’alotu Solofa
  4. And did you see him, little star? Helen Clyde/Gibson
  5. Aue te tu aroa, Taria Kingstone
  6. Ave lou ola, John Marriott/Richard Moyle
  7. Because you live, O Christ, Murray/Roy Tankersley
  8. Brother, sister, let me serve you, Richard Gillard
  9. Carol our Christmas, Murray/Gibson
  10. Celebrate each generation, Murray/David Dell
  11. Child of blessing, Ronald Cole-Turner/Gibson
  12. Child of Christmas story, Murray/Richard Madden
  13. Alleluia Aotearoa! Jillian Bray
  14. Child of joy and peace, Murray/ (i) Ian Render (ii) Douglas Mews
  15. Christ is alive, Murray/Jillian Bray
  16. Christ is our peace, Murray/ Irish traditional melody
  17. Christ, let us come with you, Murray/Gibson
  18. Christian in the picture book, Dorothy Neal Ballantyne/Gibson
  19. Church of the living Christ, Murray/Jillian Bray
  20. ‘Click, click,’ how the needles fly, Gibson
  21. Colour me free! Cecily Sheehy, arr. David Dell
  22. Come into the streets into me, Murray, traditional tune arr. Charles Strange
  23. Come now, Lord Jesus, Murray/ (i) Douglas Mews (ii) Zulu melody arr. Roy Tankersley
  24. Come, on this wedding day, Murray/Ralph Vaughan Williams
  25. Come to a wedding, Murray/Gaelic melody arr. Jillian Bray
  26. Come to our land, Murray/Gibson
  27. Come to the celebration, Marnie Barrell/arr. Douglas Mews
  28. Come to this Christmas singing! Murray/Douglas Mews
  29. Do this in remembrance of me, Val Cash/arr. Jillian Bray
  30. E te Ariki, Maori song
  31. E te Atua, Maori song, arr. Nicola Jansen and Guy Jansen
  32. E te Iwi, Mona Riini/Hoki Tawa/Kitty Temara
  33. Eternal Spirit of the living Christ, Frank von Christierson/Gibson
  34. Alleluia Aotearoa! Gibson
  35. Even if you’re small, Cecily Sheehy/arr. Douglas Mews
  36. Every day, Murray/Gibson
  37. Food is given, Cecily Sheehy
  38. For all small children, Cecily Sheehy
  39. For the bread and wine and blessing, Murray/Guy Jansen
  40. For the man and for the woman, Gibson
  41. For the music of creation, Murray/Douglas Mews
  42. From the apple in the garden, Murray/Gibson
  43. From the waiting comes the sign, Murray/Gibson
  44. Gentle God, Murray/Jillian Bray
  45. Give thanks for life, Murray/Douglas Mews
  46. God gave to man the woman, Felicia Edgecombe
  47. God is the One whom we seek together, Gibson
  48. God of all beauty, Marnie Barrell/Breton melody arr. Douglas Mews
  49. God of all time, Murray/Douglas Mews adapt. Jack Schrader
  50. God of freedom, God of justice, Murray/Guthrie Foote
  51. God of nations, Thomas Bracken/John Woods
  52. God of our every day, Murray/Gibson
  53. Alleluia Aotearoa! Gibson
  54. God of the galaxies, Murray/Douglas Mews
  55. Great and deep the Spirit’s purpose, Marnie Barrell/Gibson
  56. Great is the Love, Betty Wendelborn, from Mechtild of Magdeburg
  57. Great ring of light! Gibson
  58. Hail Mary, full of grace! Marnie Barrell/Douglas Mews
  59. He came singing love, Gibson
  60. Here is the place, Murray/Gibson
  61. Here to the house of God we come, Murray/Gibson
  62. Here we bring, small or great, Murray/Gibson
  63. How happy you who work for peace, Murray/Ian Render
  64. How is Jesus present? Cecily Sheehy
  65. Ia tatou vivii atu nei, Kelemate Taale
  66. I know someone who watches over me, Bonnie Low
  67. I will comfort you, John Weir/Gerard Crotty arr. Jillian Bray
  68. If I take the wings of the morning, Nigel Eastgate based on Psalm 139
  69. In the name of Christ we gather, Murray/Gibson
  70. In the presence of your people, Brent Chambers based on Psalm 22
  71. In the shaking of God’s mantle, Betty Wendelborn
  72. In this familiar place, Gibson
  73. Is there no other way? Gibson
  74. Is this the end of the world? Cecily Sheehy/arr. Douglas Mews and Jillian Bray
  75. I’ve got news, Rosemary Russell
  76. I’ve never seen an elephant, Gibson
  77. Jesus comes to me as a springtime tree, Joy Cowley/Ian Render
  78. Jesus, come to our hearts, William Worley/arr. David Dell
  79. Jesus, I come, Murray/Gerald Knight
  80. Jesus, I sing your praise, John Franklin
  81. Jesus, Saviour, Spirit, Sun, Murray/Jillian Bray
  82. Join Hands in the Spirit, Radha Wardrop/arr. Ian Render
  83. Just a cup of water, Felicia Edgecombe
  84. Ke tau fakafeta’I (Lord’s prayer in Tongan), Leo Foliaki/Douglas Mews
  85. Let justice roll down, Gibson
  86. Let’s praise the Creator, Murray/traditional Netherlands melody arr. Eduard Kremser
  87. Lift high the cross, Murray/Sydney Nicholson
  88. Lift up your hearts to the Lord, Michael Perry/Christopher Norton
  89. Light of lights beholden, Jenny McLeod
  90. Lo matou Tama e, Kelemete Taale
  91. Lord of all love, Gibson
  92. Alleluia Aotearoa! Colin Daley
  93. Love to the world, David Bell
  94. Loving Spirit, Murray/ (i) David Dell (ii) Gibson
  95. May the mystery of God enfold us, Joy Cowley/Ian Render
  96. New child of God, Murray/Ian Render
  97. No te aroa maata noou, Taria Kingstone
  98. Te Harinui (Not on a snowy night), Willow Macky/arr. Guy Jansen
  99. Now as we go, Murray/Gibson
  100. Now to your table spread, Murray/John Ireland
  101. Now Jesus came among us, Cecily Sheehy
  102. Now unto him, Olive Wood (from Jude vv. 24-25)/ Norma Wood
  103. O be joyful in God, Nigel Eastgate (from Psalm 100)
  104. O Bread of joy, Sr Veronica R.S.M./ Douglas Mews
  105. O Christ who by a cross, Murray/Alfred Smith
  106. O God, we bear the imprint of your face, Murray/Orlando Gibbons
  107. O he is born, Felicia Edgecombe
  108. O little love who comes again, Murray/ (i) Jillian Bray (ii) Nigel Eastgate
  109. O the Spirit she moves on the water, Cecily Sheehy/arr. Jenny Bennett
  110. O threefold God of tender unity, Bill (W L) Wallace/Jillian Bray
  111. One, two, three, alleluia! Cecily Sheehy/arr. Douglas Mews
  112. Our Father in heaven, Richard Gillard and John Smith arr. Guy Jansen
  113. Our life has its seasons, Murray/Gibson
  114. Out of such sun and air, Gibson
  115. Purea nei e te hau, Hirini Melbourne
  116. Rejoice, be glad, Cecily Sheehy arr. Jenny Bennett
  117. Safe in the hands of God, Michael Perry (from Psalm 27)/Christopher Norton
  118. Sing a happy alleluia! Murray/Gibson
  119. Sing green, Murray/Gibson
  120. Sing of the saints, Marnie Barrell/Gibson
  121. Alleluia Aotearoa! Guy Jansen
  122. Sing to celebrate the city! Murray/Gibson
  123. Small things count, Murray/Jillian Bray
  124. Some hae meat, Selkirk Grace attr. to Robert Burns/Ronald Dellow
  125. Spirit of love, Murray/Gibson
  126. Spirit who broods, Murray/Nigel Eastgate
  127. Take my gifts, Murray/Gibson
  128. Tama ngakau marie, trad. Maori hymn
  129. Te Atua mou o Betela, Taria Kingstone
  130. Teach us, O loving heart of Christ, Murray/Jillian Bray
  131. Alleluia Aotearoa! Ian Render
  132. Tell my people I love them, Leonard Barlotti vv. 4 & 5 Guy Jansen/arr. Ian Harrington and Guy Jansen
  133. Thank you God, Jillian Bray
  134. Thanks be to God, a grace for two groups of singers/Cecily Sheehy
  135. The God of heaven thunders, Michael Perry/Christopher Norton
  136. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, benediction/ Ian Render
  137. The kingdom is within you, Cecily Sheehy
  138. The Lord bless you and keep you, Numbers 6: 24-26/Dale Garratt
  139. The majesty of mountains, Michael Perry based on Psalm 104/Christopher Norton
  140. The spring has come, Murray/Gibson
  141. The wind blew keen, Gibson
  142. To matou Metua, Ta Upu Pere
  143. Touch the earth lightly, Murray/Gibson
  144. Wake up! Cecily Sheehy/arr. Douglas Mews
  145. We are a wheel, from Hildegard of Bingen/Betty Wendelborn
  146. We are an Easter people, Bill Wallace/Alison Carey
  147. We do not hope to ease our minds, Marnie Barrell (i) Ian Render (ii) Gibson
  148. We thank you for the gift of life, Marnie Barrell/Lewis Redner
  149. We wait for you, Murray/Gibson
  150. Whakatau mai te Atua, Mona Rona Riini, Hoki Tawa, Kitty Temara, Reg Wharekura
  151. When human voices cannot sing, Murray/Irish traditional melody
  152. When the storm winds blow, John Weir based on Isaiah 51:16/Gerard Crotty arr. Guy Jansen
  153. When we lift our pack and go, Murray/Ian Render
  154. Where is the room? Murray/David Dell
  155. When mountains rise to open skies, Murray/Vernon Griffiths
  156. When the road runs out, Gibson
  157. Who is moving through the silence? John Weir/Ian Render arr. Guy Jansen
  158. Who is my mother? Murray/Ian Render
  159. Who is the child that is to be born? Murray/Gibson
  160. Will you offer me compassion? John Weir/Douglas Mews
  161. With a hoot and a toot, Gibson
  162. Yes, as the clay, Cecily Sheehy/ arr. Jenny Bennett
  163. Alleluia Aotearoa! Cecily Sheehy
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