Posts Tagged Music

Love Dream

Posted 17 November 2010 by
Tagged As: , , , | Categories: Death | 1 Comment
Dorothy Chapman

I still cannot listen to Liebesträume. When taking piano lessons when growing up, one of the instruction books I contained a simplified version of Liebesträume No. 3 by Franz Lizt. My mother loved listening to me play it. Over and over. Again and agin. I became sick of it. Now that my mom is only receiving comfort care in the hospital, I know what would make her the happiest.

Read more.

The Morning Trumpet

Posted 16 November 2010 by
Tagged As: , , , | Categories: Death | Leave a Comment
The Morning Trumpet (Southern Harmony, 1835)

It seems to me that a large part of worship during the 1700s and 1800s was about escaping from the trials of today to an existence I would consider somewhat boring over the long run. How rough and heavy life must have been to only want the next life to be spent on a cloud in endless idleness. Having leisure time in our lives today has changed the need for that personal longing. If life has changed that much, then why does “The Morning Trumpet” comfort me today?

Read more.

With angels and archangels and all the company of Heaven

Posted 19 February 2010 by
Tagged As: , , , | Categories: Death | Leave a Comment
Choir of Angles mosaic on the ceiling of the Baptistry of St. John in Florence, Italy

David added two new assistant choir masters to the heavenly choirs on February 18, 2010. Richard Hillert (born 14 March 23) was Distinguished Professor of Music Emeritus at Concordia University Chicago in River Forest, Illinois. I think it would be safe to say his most performed work is the setting for the canticle “Worthy is [...]

Read more.

Why should the devil have all the good music?

Posted 17 February 2010 by
Tagged As: , , | Categories: Christianity | Leave a Comment
Jesus Washing the Feet of the Disciples

I was looking a a friend’s post on Facebook about having ashes placed on your forehead on Ash Wednesday. While reading the discussion, Revelation 13.16-17 came to mind. “He also forced everyone, small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on his right hand or on his forehead, so that [...]

Read more.

Page optimized by WP Minify WordPress Plugin

Writing on a VTX is Stephen Fry proof thanks to caching by WP Super Cache

Better Tag Cloud