The Music of Dean Hamill

Sacred Choral and other works

"For my soul delighteth in the song of the heart; yea, the song of the righteous is a prayer unto me, and it shall be answered with a blessing upon their heads."  Doctrine and Covenants 25:12

I cannot remember a time in my life when I haven't enjoyed and been influenced by music.  Anthems and hymns of praise to our Creator are especially dear to me.  Beautiful compositions with sacred texts help me center my attention on my Savior.

The Apostle Paul wrote, "Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord; Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;" Ephesians 5:19-20. 

I hope that the compositions included here will make "melody in your heart to the Lord."  Perhaps they will bring you closer to the Master.  What greater purpose can music have than to edify, uplift and cause one to appreciate the love our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ have for them?

     
   
     

Sheet Music

     
   
     
     
   
     
     
   
     
     
   
     
  • Alleluia
  • Piano, Mixed choir — …
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  • The Master
  • Piano, Mixed choir — …
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  • Oyster Stew
  • Piano, Triangle, Mixed …
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  • Psalm 23
  • Piano, Contralto, …
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  • O Child Divine
  • Piano, Mixed choir — …
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Blog

21 Oct 2014
Just in time for Christmas
Newly revised and uploaded to my site is a wonderful, short Christmas tune for SATB with Classical Guitar accompaniment.  Listen, Listen was originally composed in 1976 for the Grand Land Singers Christmas shows and quickly became a favorite of many of the performers.  The version with classical guitar works best with small ensembles so as to not drown the accompaniment.  The other version is effective for larger ensembles with the same choral voicings but with piano accompaniment. ...
21 Oct 2014
Just in time for Christmas
Newly revised and uploaded to my site is a wonderful, short Christmas tune for SATB with Classical Guitar accompaniment.  Listen, Listen was originally composed in 1976 for the Grand Land Singers  Christmas shows and quickly became a favorite of many of the performers.  This version works best with small ensembles so as to not drown out the classical guitar accompaniment.  There is another version posted here which is effective for larger ensembles  with the same choral voicings ...
26 Sep 2014
New choral work released, "Peace I Leave With You"
A beautiful setting of John 14:27 and 18 (KJV) for SSAATTBB choir with piano accompaniment. Appropriate for general worship services or as a stand alone concert piece. Moderately difficult, performable by advanced high school choirs and college concert choirs. With standard voice ranges, the work starts very peacefully, crescendos and becomes intensely dramatic in the a cappella mid section with a return to the earlier peaceful feeling in the final bars.