Last week I wrote about how I rewrote (in Chinese) a popular Chinese song into something I could relate to more. This week, I’m posting a music video of it. But it is hard to sing in a language I’m not fluent in! Anyway, I captioned the Chinese characters on it, too, which was more […]
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I was minding my own business one afternoon last week, doing some chores, when my daughter tuned on some music. A couple of songs into the list, the theme from Spiderman came on and I found myself thinking that would be a fun tune for new lyrics for this category of New Lyrics to Familiar […]
Not that I put myself in the same category with them, but it’s pretty well known that classical composers have regularly reclaimed familiar old tunes for their own work. Sometimes is was a variation of a whole song. Sometimes it was just a section. It is also believed that a number of older hymns (for […]
How Regular Singing or Blowing to Play an Instrument Are Cross Training for Your Whole Fitness Experience
Likely you’ve heard about the healthy hearts of professional opera singers. I don’t think you have to be a musician on that level to benefit from aerobic musicianship. In fact, you don’t even have to be a good singer. There are a few ways that this sort of activity contributes to your overall fitness, and […]
Sometimes it is just time to have fun with music. This evening we are meeting with a small group of truly Christian believers in our home. It is our habit to sing together in a joyful and creative way, because the Spirit that God gives is the source of all life, music and other good […]
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Melody’s Life Savings
No one wants to hear that their child is sick - and the word 'cancer' is even worse. Written by her mother, Melody's Life Savings is the true story of the family's journey together during the illness and the impact of Melody's small legacy. Excerpts from Melody's journals and personal correspondence are included.