Tag Archives: Isaac Watts

Music Notes | Fourth Sunday After Pentecost

This Sunday as we continue to read through the Gospel according to St Mark, we find the disciples threatened by a storm as they cross the Sea of Galilee. Our Lord, no doubt exhausted from his work of teaching and … Continue reading

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Music Notes | Third Sunday in Lent

In this Sunday’s Gospel we find Jesus ‘cleansing the Temple’, driving out those who sold acceptable animals and exchanged currencies for ritually acceptable tender (perhaps with some unscrupulous practices involved, or at least eclipsing the ultimate point of the appointed … Continue reading

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Music Notes | Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

Last week our two hymns were Psalm-paraphrases by Isaac Watts (‘O God, our help in ages past’ [680]) and Henry Francis Lyte (‘Praise, my soul, the King of heaven’ [410]). As it happens, this week we sing two more metrical … Continue reading

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