Tag Archives: hymn

Midwinter Rose 1 – Writing

As promised, here is an update from the Christmas CD. I have completed writing the next piece, this time a medley of In the Bleak Midwinter, Lo How [..]

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Recording Session: Handbells

I’m not sure where I came up with the idea that I wanted to use handbells on this project. I think I may have been browsing Youtube, watching [..]

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My Jesus I Love Thee

My Jesus I Love Thee started out as a poem written in 1864 by William Ralph Featherston. In 1876, Adoniram Gordon added the melody. I first became aware [..]

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How Great Thou Art

This one was more difficult than expected. How Great Thou Art started as a Swedish poem in the late 1800’s, written by Carl Gustav Boberg. The melody is [..]

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Traditional vs. Contemporary, and the Myth of Blended Worship, Part IV

This is the fourth and final part of a series on what defines Contemporary Worship, sets it apart from Traditional Worship and why I think Blended Worship is [..]

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Traditional vs. Contemporary, and the Myth of Blended Worship, Part III

This is part 3 of a four-part series on the touchstones of Contemporary Worship, and how it is differentiated from Traditional Worship. In this part, we look at [..]

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Traditional vs. Contemporary, and the Myth of Blended Worship, Part II

In this second part of my article on Traditional and Contemporary Worship, we get into the first of the fundamental concepts that define Contemporary Worship as I see [..]

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Traditional vs. Contemporary, and the Myth of Blended Worship

This is an essay that I wrote a number of years ago. I’ve always meant to publish it and don’t know why I’m finally getting around to it [..]

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O Sacred Head Now Wounded

O Sacred Head, Now Wounded is a traditional German hymn written by Hans Leo Hassler. I’ve always loved the melody and chord structure of this song. It’s also [..]

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Production Update Sept-23

I’ve stolen a couple of evenings to work a bit more on tracking Oh Sacred Head. I wish I had taken more screen shots of my progress. That [..]

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