Publications in music for worship

Some of this material has been published or reprinted elsewhere; some has been prepared for conferences or courses; some has won awards or recommendations. Where known, these are listed below (chronological order of publication).

In addition, many pieces have been used in places as diverse as Australia, Canada, Iceland, India, Norway, South Africa and the USA.

Title Type Publication (Award) Publisher (Organisation) Date Comments
How are we to sing our songs to you? Congregational song First Flight Feathers: The Best of Worship Live Sacristy Press 2023 ISBN 978-1-78959-285-6
Psalm 19 Congregational psalm setting Psalms of Grace The Master's Seminary Press 2022 ISBN 978-0-9969176-3-6
God eternal, timeless moment Congregational hymn Jeg Vet En Sang (I know a song) Norsk Musikkforlagene 2022 Translation into Norwegian
Psalm settings Congregational psalm settings Christian Worship Psalter Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) 2021 ISBN 978-0-8100-3039-8
Elvet Banks: Hymn Descants (Benjamin M. Culli) Hymntune descant Hymn Descants (Set 3) Concordia Publishing House 2021 ISBN 978-0-7586-7075-5
Elvet Banks: Psalm Prelude by Jeffrey Blersch Psalm prelude Proclaim! Concordia Publishing House 2021 ISBN 978-0-7586-7061-8
God has gone up Psalm setting (47) One and All Rejoice Concordia Publishing House 2020  
Elvet Banks: Psalm Prelude by Charles W. Ore Psalm prelude Proclaim! Concordia Publishing House 2020 ISBN 978-0-7586-6855-4
Pelaw Wood: Our God and Father bless Hymn tune Light on the Way RSCM 2019 ISBN 978-0-8540-2289-2
In chaos and nothingness Creation hymn God and Nature American Scientific Affliation 2019  
Various psalm settings Anglican chant Cantica Nova 2 Fagus Music 2017 To celebrate the 100th birthday of York Minster organist, Francis Jackson
God eternal, timeless moment Trinity hymn Singing the Faith Plus Methodist Church 2017  
We see the eyes of Mary shine Tune for Christmas carol by Andrew Pratt More than Hymns Stainer & Bell 2015 ISBN 978-0-85249-944-3
Make straight the way Trinitarian lifestyle hymn Worship in the City United Churches of Canada 2015  
Make straight the way Trinitarian lifestyle hymn Churches Together in Berkshire annual conference and magazine.   2015  
In chaos and nothingness Creation hymn Used at Annual conference of Hymn Society of Great Britain and Ireland and Charles Wood Summer School. Hymn Society; Charles Wood Summer School 2014  
Four tunes: Clayport Gate, Coniscliffe, Kingsgate Bridge, Wharton Park Hymn tunes "In Melody and Songs": Hymns from the Psalm versions of Isaac Watts Darcey Press 2014 ISBN 978-1-889079-59-2
Psalm 36 Psalm setting Lift Up Your Hearts Faith Alive Christian Resources 2013 ISBN 978-1-59255-559-8
Out of the depths; tune Gresford Hymn Durham Newslink Diocese of Durham January 2012  
Seven psalm settings Hymn tunes; blues; adapted plainsong; worship songs Psalms for All Seasons: A Complete Psalter for Worship CRCNA and RCA (Reformed Churches in North America) December 2011 ISBN 978-1587433160
Four hymn tunes, including a setting of Day by day, dear Lord Hymn and song settings Singing the Faith Methodist hymnbook Methodist Church; Hymns Ancient & Modern September 2011 ISBN 978-1-84825-067-3
Light of the world, you stepped down Chorale Prelude (organ; solo and piano; etc.) Sing a new song MWF Autumn 2010  
Crown him with many crowns Descant BBC Songs of Praise BBC 18 April 2010  
Great and wonderful General worship song 'Praise!' Trust online resources 'Praise!' Trust 2009  
Great Lord and God, we greet this day Wedding hymn Durham Sings! Friends of Durham Cathedral 2009 ISBN 978-0-9544825-1-0
God has gone up Psalm setting (47) Season by Season RSCM 2008 ISBN 978-0-85402-167-3
Earth was waiting, spent and restless Carol/song setting Sing a new song MWF 2008  
How shall I sing that majesty Hymn descant A Scholar's Yearbook Recording by Southampton choir Cantores Michaelis 2008  
God has gone up Psalm setting (47) Worship Live (40) Stainer & Bell 2008  
Come bless the Lord Anthem All God's Children Ontario Alliance of Christian Schools 2007-2008 ISBN 978-1-894292-83-2
ISBN 978-1-894292-77-1
Nevilles Cross Tune High Days and Holy Days SCM Canterbury Press 2007 ISBN 978-1-85311-819-7. Available: Amazon
Elvet Banks Tune Lutheran Service Book (Hymnal) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS) 2006 Also in various publications related to the LCMS hymnal project.
How shall we sing the Lord's song? Book   ServiceMusic 2006 The psalm settings collected into convenient book form. Contact me directly:
How long, O Lord? Article Baseline MWF 2006  
Restore us again Psalm setting (80) Sing a new song MWF 2006  
God indeed is my deliverer Congregational song Song search prize-winner Fuller Theological Seminary Brehm Center 2005  
Soft the evening shadows fall Carol setting The Carol Book RSCM 2005  
How are we to sing our songs to you? Congregational song Worship Live (33) Stainer & Bell 2005  
How long, O Lord? Article Notes magazine Methodist Church Music Society (MCMS) 2004  
Great and wonderful Congregational song Spring Harvest 2004 songbook Spring Harvest 2004  
You were in the form of God Congregational song Worship Live (27) Stainer & Bell 2003  
Let the peoples praise you, O God Psalm setting (67) Worship Live (26) Stainer & Bell 2003  
Modern music; psalms; varied styles Correspondence Bulletin 231 Hymn Society of Great Britain and Ireland 2002  
Two tunes; other material written to my tunes. Modern songs Whatever Name or Creed Stainer & Bell 2002 See Sound Bytes above. Available Stainer & Bell
Give to your King your judgement, O God Psalm setting (72) Worship Live (21) Stainer & Bell 2001  
If you should note what we do wrong Psalm setting (130) Sing a new song MWF 2001  
Various Modern hymn tunes Wesley Music for the Millennium Wesley Chapel, Bristol 2001 Available from Methodist Publishing House
God has gone up Psalm setting (47) Sing a new song MWF 2000  
We believe in God the Father Song-style hymn tune: Hill Meadows Music for Common Worship (Vol 1) RSCM 2000 RSCM backed out at last minute: space over-run
Gospel acclamations Liturgical setting Harold Smart composition competition: in top five RSCM 2000  
In the beginning God played with the planets

Long ago God spoke to people
Children's songs Sound Bytes Stainer & Bell 1999 Available Stainer & Bell
Finchale Priory Hymn tune Millennium Hymn Competition: placement in top sixteen St. Paul's Cathedral 1999  
How long, O Lord? Reprint of paper AngliCan Arts (Canada)   1998  
Top-down or bottom-up? Invited paper World Church Music Symposium   1998  
Lift up your heads

How long, O Lord?
Psalm setting (24)

Worship Live (12) Stainer & Bell 1998  
Come bless the Lord Anthem Christian Music magazine Herald House, UK 1991