With just seven days to the commemoration of Armistice Day, or what we now call Remembrance Day, here’s a moving story written and performed by Continue reading Eric Bogle – The Green Fields of France
A little over a year ago a group called Pentatonix released an album called PTX VOL 2. One of the tracks was Run to You, a beautiful poetic A Cappella performance that has since been covered by many groups.
For this post I’ve chosen two exceptional and unusual performances Continue reading Run to You – covers of the Pentatonix hit
It’s about 10 months since I put the first inspirational video up on our web site. Now there are 18 of them. String them all together and you have more than an hour of good listening. Continue reading Inspirational video playlist
Who’s up for Amazing Grace in four parts?
I’ve found sheet music and practice videos for a rather nice version of the classic American folk song on YouTube.
The parts are soprano (lead), alto, tenor and bass. The lead part is similar to the one we’ve sung before. The other parts are simple and easy to pick up. Continue reading Amazing Grace in four parts?
The Ambassadors of Christ Choir is affiliated with the Seventh-Day Adventist church in the Remera district of the Kigali Province, Rwanda. (See map below the video) Continue reading Ambassadors of Christ Choir – Hoziana
In this post I have two wonderful a cappella performances of the Prayer of the Children written by Kurt Bestor. The arrangements are almost identical, but the results are quite different.
This is Mozart’s Ave Verum Corpus performed by the Concordia Choir of Moorhead, Minnesota. Continue reading Concordia Choir: Ave Verum Corpus
Celtic Thunder is an Irish singing group that has been performing since 1977. This a capella performance is from 2011. Continue reading Amazing Grace – Celtic Thunder
With ANZAC Day just around the corner I thought I’d add a hymn written about the fallen of the First World War.
The words of this very moving hymn, O Valiant Hearts, were originally a poem by Sir John Stanhope Arkwright (1872–1954). It was set to music by the Rev. Dr. Charles Harris. Continue reading O Valiant Hearts – Sam Robson