Songs of Meditation and Prayer
"Songs of Meditation and Prayer" is a simple, straightforward setting of three very old and very beloved hymns from the Protestant tradition. "Blest Be The Tie That Binds" is first presented with a short introduction, then the simple chordal melody, followed by a variation. There is a short transition and then "Abide With Me" is presented with slightly different harmony than expected. From there, it goes into "Now The Day Is Over". This last hymn is written in a very lush and thick harmony, but is not difficult to play. This medley is 53 measures and is set in Eb Major and Ab Major.