Tag Archives: Moments with Him

Medley: Peace

When I was seeking out what songs and hymns to put on this project, I asked my dear grandmother what were some of her favorites. She gave me [..]

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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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Recording Session: Cello

Today I had the pleasure of recording cellist BJ Griffin for my upcoming project, Moments with Him. We connected via a Craigslist ad I posted looking for a [..]

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Moments With Him Status Update

With my recent publishing of the Father’s World video, I have received inquiries about when the whole project will be available. I don’t know exactly – I’ve been [..]

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Interlude: Peaceful

My first mix to come out of my Steinway recording session is an Interlude, subtitled Peaceful. I have a number of back issues of Keyboard magazine from the [..]

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Simple Gifts

Simple Gifts is a Shaker song from the mid-1800’s, with a lively melody. Set to new lyrics as Lord of the Dance it has been a popular song [..]

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Recording Session: Piano

What a great Columbus day! I’ve been planning this session since, like, May. It all started last February when my daughter’s speech and debate club hosted a tournament [..]

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Prelude:From the Rising

When I first started the concept that would become Moments with Him, I knew that I wanted to include interspersed instrumental interludes (which is somewhat ironic since almost [..]

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This Is My Father’s World

Skip to the end if you don’t like the technical details… The lyrics to this hymn were written in 1901 by Pastor Maltbie Babcock who would hike in [..]

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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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