St. Patrick's Breastplate
First line: I bind unto myself today
Tune name: ST PATRICK, DEIRDRE
stanzas: 1, 2, 6, 8, 9
Source: Cantus Christi p350
Composer: Anon, harm. Charles Villiers Standford, 1902 PD
Author: St Patrick, 400s, trans. Cecil Frances Alexander, 1889 PD
Singer: Michael E. Owens
Quality: 2 -uncertain pitch in opening melody
Comments: Six part harmony. Four parts is not full enough.
Michael E. Owens is church musician serving the reformed community from Lancaster County, PA. Michael was born in 1974, and is a piano technician by trade.