Top worship albums of 2014

Top worship albums of 2014

A lot of excellent new worship music came out this year, and here is my inexhaustive, subjective list, in no particular order of my favourite  (i.e. most listened to) worship albums. If you feel like buying them, please consider doing so via my Amazon store. Kings Kaleidoscope – Becoming Who We Are CityAlight – Yours Alone see my review Falls Church Anglican – We Will […]

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New songs – part 2

So far I’ve posted parts 1 and 1b of my new song suggestions, and as I write about, here is the list of songs which I additionally suggested which are not ‘new’ but possibly would be new to our German congregation. It’s my sneaky way of making my list look shorter. In Christ Alone – Getty / Townend [Lead sheet] There’s actually a German version […]

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Church ‘core rep’

Church ‘core rep’

In opera, there are number of works which are considered ‘core’ repertoire, which are the mainstay of any opera house – pieces that most of the audience is familiar with, and which a theatre can put on fairly smoothly. As singers, we also talk about our core repertoire- those roles which are the ‘bread & butter’ of our careers, which we’ve learnt and will pull […]

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I don’t like talking about ‘worship sets’, but will anyway

I don’t like talking about ‘worship sets’, but will anyway

I posted on facebook the other day that talking about ‘worship sets’ really grates on me. Perhaps it’s the way it makes me think of rock bands, like we’re playing a show or something, or that it can tend to take the singing out of the bigger context of a structured service, but it grates. And yet… there I was putting together a plan for […]

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