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    Youth minister seeks to inspire new Mass musicians

    Alicia Bruno joined TopCatholicSongs.com as a user and wrote this reason for joining:

    "Looking to inspire future musicians to enjoy Catholic/Christian music and share it in the future at Mass. I am a Youth Minister at our Parish and we are having a tough time keeping youth active in our faith after they receive confirmation...besides, our church music needs a MAJOR update!!"

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    Demo: Just Suppose by Milton Delgado, Richard Schletty

    2:37 minutes (5.99 MB)

    Please tell us what you think of this song in progress. It was written by Milton Delgado and Richard Schletty. An MP3 download link is at the bottom of the post. Thanks!

    Just Suppose

    Milton Delgado and Richard Schletty (c)2015

    Intro: A Asus2  A Asus2

       A  Asus2      E  Eadd9  E

    Suppose, just suppose

    F#m                 D              A   E

    that the winds were never again to...  Read Full Story >>>

    LOLA for low-latency music collaboration

    Has anyone heard of and used LOLA?

    Do remote music collaboration for real with LOLA


    LOLA is mentioned in this very informative overview of virtual music collaboration – a BBC Radio presentation:

    Arts Technologica

    Episode 1: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05qfsll

    Episode 2: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05r3ssp

    Martha Lane Fox explores how musicians use the internet to create and distribute their work as network speeds increase.

    Twenty years ago, we connected to and disconnected from the internet with dial-up modems. With broadband technology, the internet is always there. And better connection speeds don't just mean we can download music and movies faster. They're creating new opportunities for musicians to collaborate and make music online.

    Eric Whitacre's Virtual Choir features singers from countries as diverse as Syria and Cuba... 

    Unless a Grain of Wheat (Bernadette Farrell)

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    Unless a grain of wheat shall fall upon the ground and die,
    It remains but a single grain with no life.

    1. If we have died with him, then we shall live with him;
    if we hold firm, we shall reign with him.

    2. If any one serves me, then they must follow me;
    wherever I am, my servants will be.

    3. Make your home in me as I make mine in you;
    those who remain in me bear much fruit.

    4. If you remain in me and my word lives in you;
    then you will be my disciples.

    5. Those who love me are loved by my Father;
    we shall be with them and dwell in them.

    6. Peace I leave with you, my peace I give to you;
    peace which the world can-not give is my gift.

    Composer: Bernadette Farrell (1983)

    Ave Maria (Bach/Gounod) by Richard Schletty

    2:13 minutes (4.07 MB)

    I need a real piano player!

    Child of Eternal Love (Gmaj) by Richard Schletty


    4:12 minutes (9.61 MB)

    This song still needs some work. This rendition is in G. I have also recorded it in F which is better for my baritone vocal range. If you would like the sheet music for this, write to me. I'd love to have someone perform it. 

    Child of Eternal Love

    [verse 1]
    God, in glory, brings a star so bright.
    A Son is born in a bed of barley hay.
    Behold the Savior, our New Light,
    Child of Eternal Love, Shepherd of the way.

    [verse 2]
    Mary, full of grace, will know the...  Read Full Story >>>

    Musical love

    Posted by Patrice Egging at her KickStarter project page:

    God's love through music

    I knew from the very beginning when I prayed for the gift...asking God to be able to play for Him..that when it actually happened that He is the one who gives the music.

    It's a prayer. It's a gift. It's a way to...  Read Full Story >>>

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