Well, here we all are, sitting in Church every Sunday. It’s nice in Church. Read the rest of this entry »
I spoke with a friend this evening at the pub. We meet regularly, over a pint (admittedly, mine usually a pint of water due to the new regime) and we talk about most things.
He told me that his church has approved thirty songs for use in worship on Sunday mornings, to use for a season in the church. Read the rest of this entry »
I’m writing some new music. It’s not easy going, because it has lyrics.
Lyrics make me feel like an idiot. It’s too easy to write stuff I don’t believe or believe that I should feel but don’t really. Read the rest of this entry »
I realise I probably already mentioned this in other posts, probably some time ago now, but I have a deep and well-fed love of good quality church music. Read the rest of this entry »
I’m writing a Cantata. I have 330 days left.
Thanks to the efforts of Jimm Rennie, I’ve been able to get a sort of outline in place, and I have two major melodic ideas I’d like to develop further.
The problem now arises that I’d rather like to get started with the writing. Read the rest of this entry »
I’ve been doing a little research. Those who know me will be surprised at this news.
It would appear that I’m closer to my goal of writing some Christmas devotional music, albeit a little late for 2011. I had a moment of inspiration, realising that instead of a full blown oratorio, I could quite possibly tackle a cantata. Read the rest of this entry »
We had a lot of fun singing carols in the absolutely freezing cold of Aldridge Shopping Precinct, but it was freezing, and not many people were hanging around to hear us, and frankly it was fun but only in spite of the cold.
If only we could find a friendly, local, warm venue to carol in… Read the rest of this entry »
Tomorrow is the first Sunday of Advent, and I’m leading worship at a little church in Darlaston. When I say leading worship, I mean “doing everything” – I’ve picked the hymns, will lead the prayers, will preach and generally stand at the front looking important. Read the rest of this entry »