Evening Prayer

Here’s another YouTube video with a beautiful work by composer Ola Gjeilo, “Evening Prayer.” [Read more...]

Wings of Reverie

The YouTube video above is of a concert by York College Concert Choir. It includes choral works by a number of great contemporary composers – including my colleague James Mulholland, as well as Eric Whitacre and Ola Gjeilo. As an added bonus, here is a recording made at Butler’s Clowes Memorial Hall of Mulholland’s “Three [Read More...]

Romanian Christmas Music

It doesn’t feel like Christmas without the Bucharest Madrigal Choir singing Romanian Christmas songs like “O Ce Veste Minunata.” My family performed what may be the first bluegrass-influenced rendition of that carol at the Christmas Eve service at our church yesterday. [Read more...]

Arthur Honegger – Une Cantate de Noël

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The Lord’s Prayer

As we’ll be talking about the Lord’s Prayer in my Sunday school class this morning, I wanted to share this recording of a setting by my friend and former colleague, Scott Pfitzinger. You can find the sheet music on his web site. [Read more...]

This is the Day

I love John Rutter’s music. This setting of “This is the Day” was performed at the royal wedding by the Westminster Abbey Choir. HT Methoughts, mefeats, and medefeats. [Read more...]

The Call of Wisdom

This choral composition by Will Todd is a setting of Biblical texts from Proverbs 8 with some additional words. HT Methoughts, Mefeats, and Medefeats   [Read more...]

Butler’s Performance

I only caught the nail-biting final half hour or so of the Butler vs. Marquette basketball game. That was because I was watching another Butler performance. At Clowes Memorial Hall, the Butler Symphony Orchestra in collaboration with a number of other individuals and groups, performed several pieces: Michael Henson’s “We Didn’t See Them As Human,” Sergei [Read More...]

La Betleem Colo-n Jos

Another hauntingly beautiful Romanian Christmas carol, performed by the Bucharest Madrigal Choir. [Read more...]

A Spotless Rose (Paul Mealor)

I heard this performed by the Luther College Nordic Choir in the Christmas concert from Luther College on PBS and enjoyed it enough to track down a recording and share it! [Read more...]

Trei Crai

A Romanian Christmas carol, “Three Kings,” performed by the Bucharest Madrigal Choir. [Read more...]


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