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He is the Way Words: W.H. Auden, 1944 Music: "New Dance" by Richard D. Wetzel, 1972
Richard D. Wetzel composed a tune named "New Dance" to set W. H. Auden's poem, "He is the Way". It first appeared as #413 in The Worship Book (1972, The Westminster Press). It subsequently appeared as hymn 464 of the The Hymnal 1982 of the Episcopal Church <https://tinyurl.com/Episcopal1982Hymn464>.
Sung by Art Eschenlauer accompanied by Aaron Swestka, Summer of 2017:
The image that I chose for this piece is Christ the Good Shepherd from the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia in Ravenna, Italy.
I Got Me Flowers Words: From "Easter" by George Herbert, 1633 Music: From "Five Mystical Songs" by Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1911
Sung by Art Eschenlauer accompanied by Aaron Swestka, Spring of 2018:
The image that I chose for this piece is a brown-spotted bumble bee on a tickseed sunflower in Blaine, Minnesota.