Not Even Sure What This Is, But It’s Freaking Me Out [UPDATE: Audio Added]
So the Rump Diocese of Pittsburgh sends out its email newsletter, and at the bottom is this photo of people singing, including our old pal Joan Gundersen (far left, of course):
Do you ever look at photos like that and wonder what they’re singing? I know I do.
Oh look - up on the projection screen behind them! It’s the lyrics!
Oh and as it happens, they’ve been considerate enough to publish them, and I have to say… I’m speechless.
I read music, so I know what the notes say, but I’m… I’m speechless.
I can see it’s in the key of F, and the time signature is 2/4, but other than that… I’m speechless.
“A year ago the court confirmed us proprietors of forty-five /proper-/ties.*
These include a camp, a playground, a retreat house, churches, rectories, cemeteries and management of a /twenty-two /million /endowment.”
Anyone who would like to suggest additional verses, PLEASE FEEL FREE.
Anyone who wants to actually perform it on tape, put it on YouTube and send me a link, will get their own suite here in the underground volcano lair, complete with a fully-stocked bar that’s hidden behind the bookcase and reveals itself whenever you tilt back a well-worn copy of the 1662 prayer book.
UPDATE: Courtesy our pals at the IRD, here’s a clip of the actual audio:
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