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More Great Music: "Mit Paul Gerhardt durch das Kirchenjahr" (2012)

At some point in the near-distant future I’ll begin uploading spoken-word recordings of Gerhardt’s hymns (as a solo-singer, I consider myself more in the “goose-farts on a muggy morning” camp that Leo Kottke so eloquently described–I like to hide in the four-part harmonies ;-) ), but until then, here’s a gorgeous recording from the Choir, Orchestra, and Organ of St. 15 more words


I Will Sing My Maker's Praises

  1. I will sing my Maker’s praises

And in Him most joyful be,

For in all things I see traces

Of His tender love to me. 548 more words


Paul Gerhardt's hymn about a father losing his son

The Bereaved Father Comforts Himself Concerning his Now Sainted Son

Mine art thou still, and mine shalt be,
Who will be this denying?
Not only thou belong’st to me, 607 more words

Good Quotes

Feast of Edward Timothy Mickey, Jr. (December 1)

Above:  The Title Page of the Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church (1969)

Scanned by Kenneth Randolph Taylor


EDWARD TIMOTHY MICKEY, JR. (MAY 5, 1908-DECEMBER 1, 1986) 463 more words

Saints Of The 1910s

2015-05-10 Notes from the Bench

Partita on “Awake, My Heart with Gladness” by Flor Peeters

A commentary on this week’s music by Dr. James T. Gerber, Music Associate


Awake, my heart, with gladness, 395 more words

All Saints' Episcopal Church

What Language Shall I Borrow?

What language shall I borrow
to thank thee, dearest friend,
for this thy dying sorrow,
thy pity without end?
Oh, make me thine forever,
and should I fainting be, 19 more words


Mercy Musings: A Lamb Goes Uncomplaining Forth

A Lamb goes uncomplaining forth, The guilt of sinners bearing

And, laden with the sins of earth, None else the burden sharing;

Goes patient on, grows weak and faint, To slaughter led without complaint,

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Mercy Musings