Category: music

Blogging “Blue”: Music

This is a eleventh in a series of posts on the “Blue” Book for General Convention 2012. Previously, I blogged about Lifelong Christian Formation and Education. Next up is Same-sex Blessings (SCLM). Please see my index of General...

Music for Candlemas

Today is the Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the Temple, also known as Candlemas. The Nunc dimittis is the theme song for today. Enjoy. Here’s some lovely music from...

The Baptism of Our Lord Jesus Christ

This stunning image is “The Baptism of Jesus” by He Qi. If you don’t know his work, go browse his online gallery. Prints are for sale at quite reasonable prices. Here is some music...

Hymn: All my hope on God is founded

In the US today, lots of people are remembering the attacks of ten years ago. Seems to me that this hymn is useful, and not just because of its poignant reminder that “tower and...

Bach on Trinity Sunday

Back when my time in churches was spent on an organ bench, I used to play this sometimes on Trinity Sunday. There’s no actual connection between Bach’s präludium and the Holy Trinity, just a...

On the goodness of hymnals

In many ways, I am a progressive. But when it comes to the liturgy of the church, I am a bit old school. I like hymnals. You know, actual books. Until now, I didn’t...

Ringing beauty?

I’m procrastinating today’s installment on the 39 Articles series (guess it wasn’t meant to be just yet), so here’s a little something. You know the obnoxious/interesting Nokia ringtone? Well, here’s a fugue on that...

Miserere mei, Deus

David Hurd’s lovely setting of Psalm 51. Stunning, really. Stop whatever you are doing and spend a blissful seven minutes in prayer.