This is by far the most requested piece by Nathan Howe. The Other Prodigal is a song about redemption, forgiveness, and the power of a father’s love for both of his sons. The song was written in 2003 in the coastal town of Ulladulla, New South Wales, Australia. The text was inspired by a 2002 address by Jeffrey R. Holland. Purchase and download the recording and sheet music below (you can pay with a credit or debit card or a PayPal account):
The Other Prodigal mp3 recording:
The Other Prodigal sheet music (PDF): You may print two copies for your personal use with this purchase.
This setting of A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief was written in 2011 for use in a conference. I wrote it for performance by two of my most influential musical mentors: my father sang, and my grandfather accompanied him on the piano.