Request for Song Champions to help me record my next Album
I need financial support to help offset the recording cost of my next album Canticle of Creation - but also I'm asking for spiritual collaboration from my Song Champions.
Why do this?
Here's what it means to be a Song Champion:
Each Song Champion is asked to donate $250 to underwrite one particular song of their choice from the list below.
Song Champions are invited to participate in prayer during this time their song is being recorded and arranged. This could take the form of sending your goodwill, prayers, or thoughts of support.
Rather than offering an exchange or reward for your generosity, I'm hoping that Song Champions will step forward because they deeply believe in the healing power of this music.
Songs that are seeking Champions
I am delighted to announce that all the songs I'm working on for my new album have song champions. Well that's not strictly true because there still is one song but it has an exclusive caveat so I'm so sure this song will be championed from this side of the veil!
- The horse & Saint Columba
Please only champion this song if you loved and knew Nancianna or companioned a beloved other as they made their death transition.
SONGS THAT ARE ALREADY CHAMPIONED
- Canticle of Creation Album Champion = Cindo in Canada
- Canticle of Creation Song Champion = Abbey of the Arts in Galway Ireland. I was commissioned to set St Francis's prayer Canticleof the Sun to music by the lovely people at Abbey of the Arts.
- Arch Angel Invocation Song Champion = Susan in Port Townsend WA.
- Saint Gobnait Song Champion = Abbey of the Arts in Galway Ireland. I was also commissioned by the lovely people at Abbey of the Arts to set a wonderful poem written by Christine Valters Paintner to music.
- Wild Geese Song Champion = Cyndy in Port Townsend WA. My friend Adhamh set Mary Oliver's poem Wild Geese to music and I feel in love with both the poem and this melody.
- Beloved Brìghde Song Champion = Judith in QLD Australia. This song draws inspiration from Christine Valters Paintner poem 'St Brigid and the fruit tree' and borrows an incredible Irish melody called 'Mna Na H-Eireann' (translates as 'women of Ireland') written by Seán Ó Riada. LISTEN HERE
- Prayer of St Francis Song Champion = Brigitte in Winnipeg Canada.
- The deer's Cry Song Champion = Mickey in Kitsap WA.
- Ave Maria LISTEN HERE for a shorter version of the song Song Champion = Catherine in Nova Scotia
- Circle me Song Champion = Susan in Port Townsend WA.