Okay, so I am a little late to the Miracle of Sound fandom. What can I say? I found him now. Better late than never! If you, too, have not heard of this musician, then click the videos below. These are tunes sure to encourage, entertain, and uplift every viewer at least once. I have … Continue reading Melodies from Miracle of Sound
“…And all their songs are sad.” So wrote G.K. Chesterton* in his epic poem The Ballad of the White Horse.* And while he was not wrong – we Gaels do love a good scrap – he did leave out the fact that we have quite a few party songs we can play when the mood … Continue reading “For all Their Wars Are Merry….”
Frequent visitors to this site may remember Clamavi De Profundis*, a family band producing a variety of songs. Many of their early works are performances from J.R.R. Tolkien’s* legendarium, particularly his The Lord of the Rings* trilogy. But some of their renditions, including one of the entries below, are from other books in the series. … Continue reading Sound and Song
It is said that those who sing actually pray twice. When one listens to the Gregorian chant, this is not hard to believe, readers. Those magnificent chants have persisted down the centuries for a reason! Modern artists are trying their hand at writing music that, if it is not eternal, it is at least pleasant … Continue reading Of Faith and Prayer
I did mention that I have been inundated with Star Wars: The Bad Batch news and clips, did I not? The videos below are the result of a friend’s enthusiasm for the characters in the series. Although said companion is now largely disillusioned with the show’s storytelling, that does not mean the characters hold no … Continue reading Bad Batch Tunes!
Click the link to learn more, readers! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-w-dQMTEkk French nuns record thousands of hours of Gregorian chant for new app J-P Mauro - published on 03/02/21 The Neumz app compiles every Catholic chant of the 3-year liturgical calender. A community of Benedictine nuns from France are using their God-given talents to spread their love of Gregorian chant. … Continue reading The Music of Eternity
Can and will pray together. Take a look at the link below to learn more, readers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Atrm3CLBgKQ Mother and son band DUPREE releases stellar second album J-P Mauro - published on 02/16/21 The sophomore record experiments with pop tones, still driven by ripping guitar solos. The sensational mother and son led band DUPREE is back with its … Continue reading The Family that Sings Together….
Not quite, but the title caught your interest, did it not? Click the link to learn more, readers! Scientists Turn Spider Webs Into Spider Music Apr 27, 2021 Steve Palace Spider fans are making music…using the webs of their eight-legged friends! Not actual webs, but virtual ones. Prof Markus J. Buehler of the Massachusetts Institute … Continue reading The Itsy, Bitsy Spider – Joins An Orchestra?!
Learn more through the link, readers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BldPppoWmaw A song to celebrate 500 years of Christianity in the Philippines J-P Mauro - published on 02/23/21 Jamie Rivera gives a flawless performance paired with a colorful music video. The Catholic Church in the Philippines celebrates its 500th anniversary in 2021. To celebrate this monumental year, they have joined with pop … Continue reading Sing a New Song….
Sometimes, writing is not fun. Life has gotten in the way, stress is eating at the author, or burn out has finally struck at the end of a long spell of creativity. Or, just as bad, a roadblock has suddenly appeared to stem the flow of the writer’s imagination; turning a project he loved into … Continue reading Writing for Fun