We're encouraged by the continued good feedback on "Christ Is Our Cornerstone" and the number of folks who have bought additional copies for friends and Christmas presents. Two... Read more
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We're Getting Close to a Release Date!
With great rejoicing, all of the art files and audio files are currently at the manufacturer. We're going back and forth on some final proofing, but I should... Read more
We are currently in the mixing stage and should be finished with that this week. Working with all of the parts by singers, congregation, string ensemble, the core... Read more
Progress and Upcoming Congregational Recording
Well, last week was full of progress. Nathan George recorded and engineered as Katy Snow, Dan Meyers, and Sharilyn Grayson all came in to record various songs. I'm delighted with... Read more
Vocal Recording Next Week
Things are back in full swing.
In the past week, I proofed three design concepts for the cover of the album. I'll post the final version hopefully very soon.
On... Read more
Initial Recording Finished
Recording went very well this past week. We'll be adding solo vocals in the next few weeks and we'll shoot for late July for the congregational and chamber orchestra recording... Read more
Recording: Day 2
We spent yesterday setting up equipment and testing the sounds of the room. We're recording in the historic chapel where I am privileged to lead worship every week. This will... Read more
Recording Starts on Monday!
Thank you again for the opportunity of recording this music for congregational singing. The past few weeks have been spent with ordering some equipment, meeting with the art... Read more
Thank you all for your support and encouragement---and for telling others about this project. Now the real fun begins! I'll be updating you throughout the summer as the recording schedule... Read more
Rough Demo of Agnus Dei (Lamb of God)
This is another congregational response recorded in a service with a handheld device. This version lacks the orchestration we generally use when our full complement of strings are available.
Lamb... Read more
Rough Demo of Approach My Soul
This song has become a favorite during communion. The text is by John Newton, and I wrote this musical setting last year.
Guitar & Vocals: Nathan Clark George
Viola: Henry... Read more
Rough Demo of Kyrie
Here is a rough demo of the congregation singing the Kyrie:
Lord, Have Mercy
Christ, Have Mercy
Lord, Have Mercy
This is another of the congregational songs that I hope... Read more
Demo of Psalm 5: Hear My Words
This is a Psalm setting that I adapted from a tune from 1657. It's been a favorite during evening Vesper prayer services. In fact we are going to be singing... Read more
Rough Demo of Sanctus
One of our favorite congregational responses is the Sanctus:
Holy, Holy, Holy Lord, God of power and might. Heaven and earth are filled with Your glory. Hosanna in the Highest.... Read more
10% and Counting
We've reached a healthy 10% of the overall goal. Not a bad start! Please consider sharing this project with family and friends. The only way we're going to be able... Read more
Demo Song: Holy Father, Hear My Cry
This is a demo version of one of the songs we'll include on the CD.
Guitars & Vocals: Nathan Clark George
Viola: Henry Haffner
Piano: Greg Wilbur
Holy Father, hear... Read more
Off and Running!
What a fun way to start a new venture! I'm excited to be finally able to officially get the word out about this new project and the role of backers... Read more