Monday, August 25, 2014

Song Ideas for September 7th, 2014 - 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time


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And All the People Said 'Amen' by Maher/Moak/Morgan (spiritandsong.com) (from the CD All the People Said 'Amen')

Burning in My Soul by Younker/Maher/Reeves/Carson (worshiptogether) (from the CD All the People Said Amen)

Can We Love? by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) (from the CD Captured)

*Gathered As One by Paul Tate (WLP) (from the CD Gathered As One)

*Go Light Your World by Chris Rice (BMG/CCLI) (found in the collection Voices As One vol. 1)

*Here I Am by Tom Booth (spiritandsong.com) (from the CD Find Us Ready and found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2)
*If Today You Hear the Voice of God by Ed Bolduc (WLP) (from the CD The Face of God and found in the collection Voices As One vol. 1)

*In Remembrance of You by Paul Tate (WLP) (from the CD Gathered As One and found in the collection Voices As One vol. 1)

In This Place by Trevor Thomson (spiritandsong.com) (from the CD In This Place)

**Let Us Stand by Jacob and Matthew Band (WLP) (from the CD Every Day and found in the collection More Voices As One vol. 1)

Love by Pierce/Tomlin/Cash/Reeves/Finley (CCLI/worshiptogether.com)
*Make Us Your Own by Ed Bolduc (WLP) (from the CD Awake to the Day and found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2)
Whatever You Do by John Angotti (WLP) (from the CD Joy Beyond Our Dreams and found in the collection More Voices As One vol. 1)

*Shout to the North by Martin Smith (EMI/CCLI) (found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2)

*You Know Who I Am by Booth/Maher (spiritandsong.com) (from the CD The End and the Beginning and found the collection Voices As One vol. 2)

* indicates instrumental parts available for these titles in the Voices As One series. All titles from this series have C and B-flat instrument parts. Select titles have Saxophone and Brass parts. 

Song Ideas for August 31st, 2014 - 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Here are some song possibilities for August 31st, 2014 - 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Burning in My Soul by Younker/Maher/Reeves/Carson (worshiptogether) (from the CD All the People Said Amen)

*Come and Follow Me by John Angotti (WLP) (from the CD Common Ground and the collection Voices As One vol. 2)

Deny Yourself by Paul Melley (GIA) (from the CD Humbled)

**Follow Me by Danielle Rose (WLP) (from the CD Pursue Me and the collection More Voices As One vol. 1)

I Am Yours by Trevor Thomson (WLP)

I Am the Way by Craig Colson (WLP) (from the CD I Am the Way)

I Will Choose Christ by Tom Booth (spiritandsong.com) (from the CD Find Us Ready)

I Will Follow by Jacob and Matthew Band (WLP) (from the CD Every Day)

I Will Follow by Tomlin/Ingram/Morgan (worshiptogether.com)

Lay It Down by Maher/Brown (EMI) (from the CD Empty and Beautiful)

Lead Me, O Lord by John Angotti (WLP) (from the CD We Gather in Love)
 
*Open the Eyes of My Heart by Paul Baloche (Integrity/CCLI) (found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2)

*My Soul Is Thirsting by Steve Angrisano (spiritandsong) (from the CD Make a Difference and found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2)

Now We Remain by David Haas (GIA)

Prosper the Work of Our Hands by Booth/Jansen/Tomaszek (spiritandsong.com) (from the CD Give God the Glory)

*Show Us Your Way, O Lord by Ed Bolduc (WLP) (from the CD The Face of God and found in the collection Voices As One vol. 1)

*Strength for the Journey by Michael John Poirier (found in Voices As One vol. 1)

Solitude Song (Follow Me) by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) (from the CD "Captured")

*Sometimes by Step by Mullins/Strasser (BMG/CCLI) (from the collection Voices As One vol. 1)

Take Up Our Cross by Hart/Stephan (spiritandsong.com) (from the CD "Amid Passing Things")
 
We Belong to You by Trevor Thomson (spiritandsong.com) (from the CD The Commons: by Request)

You are Mine by David Haas (GIA)

* indicates instrumental parts available for these titles in the Voices As One series. All titles from this series have C and B-flat instrument parts. Select titles have Saxophone and Brass parts. 

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Songs for August 24th - 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

Here are some song possibilities for August 24th, 2014 - 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

Arise, O Church, Arise! by John Angotti (WLP) (from the CD We Gather in Love and the collection More Voices As One vol. 2)

Breathe on Me, O Breath of God by Ed Bolduc (WLP) (from the CD Hymns)

*Come, Christians, Unite by Ed Bolduc (WLP) (from the CD and songbook We are Faithful and the collection Voices As One vol. 1)

Gather Us In by Marty Haugen (GIA) (mp3 download)

*Gathered As One by Paul Tate (WLP) (from the CD Gathered As One)

*Go Make a Difference by Steve Angrisano (spiritandsong) (from the CD "Live: Songs from the Road" and the collection "Voices As One vol. 2")

He Has Anointed Me by Aaron Thompson (WLP)

I Am the Way by Craig Colson (WLP) (from the CD I Am the Way)

I Send You Out by John Angotti (WLP) (from the CD Rise Up, My People! and the collection Voices As One vol. 2)

I Will Choose Christ by Tom Booth (spiritandsong.com) (from the CD "Find Us Ready")

In Christ Alone by Getty/Townend (EMI/CCLI)

Indescribable by Reeves/Story (EMI)

Lanzando Las Redes by Jorge Rivera (WLP) (from the CD Reinventando El Amor)

*One Faith by John Michael Talbot (EMI) (found on the CD Strong in Faith in the collection Voices As One vol. 2)

*Open My Eyes by Jesse Manibusan (spiritandsong) (from the CD Life You're Living)

People, Rise Up! by Jacob and Matthew Band (WLP) (from the CD Trust and the collection More Voices As One vol. 1)

*Salvation Belongs to Our God by Howard/Turner (CCLI) (found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2)

*Shout to the North by Martin Smith (worshiptogether.com) (found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2)

*The Rock of Faith by Ed Bolduc (WLP) (from the CD Awake to the Day and the collection Voices As One vol. 2)

We Belong to You by Trevor Thomson (spiritandsong.com) (from the CD The Commons: by Request)

You are the Light (Let Your Light Shine) by Ed Bolduc - recorded by W. Clifford Petty (WLP) (from the CD Touch Jesus)

*You are the Light of the World by Paul Tate (WLP) (from the collection "Voices As One vol. 2" and the CD "Gathered As One")

* indicates instrumental parts available for these titles in the Voices As One series. All titles from this series have C and B-flat instrument parts. Select titles have Saxophone and Brass parts. 


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Monday, August 11, 2014

Song ideas for August 17th, 2014 - 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Here are some song possibilities for August 17th, 2014 - 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

All are Welcome by Marty Haugen (GIA) (from the CD All are Welcome)

All the Poor and Powerless by Leonard/Jordan (Integrity/CCLI)

And All the People Said 'Amen' by Maher/Moak/Morgan (spiritandsong.com) (from the CD All the People Said 'Amen')

*Be Still for the Presence of the Lord by David Evans (Kingsway/worshiptogether) (found in the collection Voices As One vol. 1)

*Better Is One Day by Matt Redman (worshiptogether.com) (from the collection Voices As One vol. 2)

Come to Jesus by Blakesley/Hart (spiritandsong.com) (from the CD Waiting)

From the Inside Out by Joel Houston (Hillsong/worshiptogether.com)

Gather Us In by Marty Haugen (GIA) (mp3 download)

Gathered As One by Paul Tate (WLP) (from the CD Gathered As One)

In Christ Alone by Getty/Townend (EMI/CCLI)
 
Let All the Nations Praise You by W. Clifford Petty (WLP) (from the CD Touch Jesus)

Lord, Every Nation by Jesse Manibusan (spiritandsong) (from the CD Love Never Fails)

Miracle of Grace by Curtis Stephan (spiritandsong) (from the CD Amid Passing Things)

*Open My Eyes by Jesse Manibusan (spiritandsong) (from the CD Life You're Living)

*Salvation Belongs to Our God by Howard/Turner (CCLI) (found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2)

Whatever You Do by John Angotti (WLP) (from the CD Joy Beyond Our Dreams and the collection More Voices As One vol. 1)

*Your Grace Is Enough by Matt Maher (spiritandsong.com) (from the CD Empty and Beautiful and found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2)

* indicates instrumental parts available for these titles in the Voices As One series. All titles from this series have C and B-flat instrument parts. Select titles have Saxophone and Brass parts. 


** available as an eBundle (contains various instrumentation depending on the specific title)

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Song ideas for August 10, 2014 - 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Here are some song possibilities for August 10th, 2014 - 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

*Be Still for the Presence of the Lord by David Evans (Kingsway/worshiptogether) (found in the collection Voices As One vol. 1)

Be With Me, Lord by Tom Booth (spiritandsong.com) (from the CD Find Us Ready)

Come to Jesus by Blakesley/Hart (spiritandsong.com) (from the CD Waiting)

Come to the Water/I Will Run to You by Maher/Foley (spiritandsong.com) (mp3 download)

**Hold On (Angotti/Gambrell) (from the CD Extraordinary Love and the collection More Voices As One vol. 1)

I Am Yours by Trevor Thomson (WLP)

I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say by Ed Bolduc (WLP) (from the CD Hymns and the collection More Voices As One vol. 2)

I Will Not Be Afraid by Bob Fitts (Integrity/EMI)

In Christ Alone by Getty/Townend (EMI/CCLI)
Lord, I Need You by Carson/Stanfill/Nockels/Maher/Reeves (EMI) (from the CD All the People Said Amen)

Oceans by Houston/Crocker/Lighthelm (Hillsong/EMI)

The Lord Hears the Cry of the Poor by W. Clifford Petty (WLP) (from the CD Touch Jesus)

*The Lord Hears the Cry of the Poor/Psalm 34 by Ed Bolduc (WLP) (from the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and the CD Forever Will I Sing)

True Love by Amelia Acosta (WLP)

We Walk by Faith by Ed Bolduc (WLP) (from the CD Hymns and the collection More Voices As One vol. 1)

You Never Let Go by Matt Redman (worshiptogether/EMI)
*Your Grace Is Enough by Matt Maher (spiritandsong.com) (from the CD Empty and Beautiful and found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2)

* indicates instrumental parts available for these titles in the Voices As One series. All titles from this series have C and B-flat instrument parts. Select titles have Saxophone and Brass parts. 


** available as an eBundle (contains various instrumentation depending on the specific title)

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Setting-the-Tone Greatest 'hits'

It was great seeing so many people at NPM last week in Saint Louis.  I had a great time meeting many of you and talking with you about our ministry.  Some of you had never heard of this blog, so, as promised, here is a list of some blog posts that seem to touch on many of the big issues...at least those that raised a lot of questions.  Feel free to comment!

-Ed

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A blog that discusses the important of choosing the correct tempo:
Too Fast for Comfort

A blog that discusses some effective ways to 'map out' a new song so the assembly can learn it faster:
New Song? Plan Your Approach

A blog that discusses the importance of 'silence' and 'space' in our music:
Sacred Silence...we need it!

A blog that discusses how to effectively balance instruments in order to sound inviting and hear the assembly:
Dynamics: Help the Assembly Out

A blog that discusses effective ways to present new Psalms to the assembly:
Arrangement Ideas for Psalms

A blog that discusses the sometimes 'very high' range in which some melodies are written:
Warning: OUT OF RANGE!!!!

A blog that discusses the basics of how instruments need to work/play together in the ensemble:
What Goes Together Should 'Go Together'

A blog that discusses the importance of EQ:
Thank you, EQ

A blog that discusses the importance of being an effective drummer:
Cue the drummer!
Guest blogger: Craig Colson

A blog that discusses some simple but effective arrangement ideas for some well-known songs:
A Couple of Great Songs...A Couple of Simple Ideas

A blog that discusses some songs with simple melodies that seem to always and easily invite assembly participation:
Some Simple Melodies

A blog that discusses 'vocal improvisation' and, is it really always necessary?:
To improvise or not...that is the question

A blog that discusses the importance of 'loving' our ministry:
Let's do this great work with love
Guest blogger: Tom Booth

A blog that discusses choosing music:
Balancing Act

A blog that discusses music throughout the liturgy:
Music Should Reflect the Emotion and Spirit of the Liturgy
Guest blogger: Jacob Israel Villalobos

A blog that discusses whether or not it needs to be 'cantor,' choir,' or 'all.'
Who is singing here?

A blog that discusses the importance of working WITH the sound technician:
Soundman and singer...are you on the same page?

A blog that discusses...well...using microphones effectively:
Using microphones effectively

A blog that discusses the overall volume of sound...good or bad:
Time for Some 'Sound' Decisions

A blog that discusses the importance of why we do what we do:
Faith is a choice...does 'what we sing' help people to worship and believe?
Guest blogger: John Angotti

A blog that discusses the importance of involving the assembly in our music!:
Some Assembly Required

A blog that discusses how to use published instrumental parts during liturgy:
Lotsa parts

A blog that discusses effective ways to 'end' songs:
We're groovin'...now what?













Monday, July 21, 2014

Song Ideas for August 3rd, 2014 - 18th Sunday In Ordinary Time

Here are some song possibilities for August 3rd, 2014 - 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

*All I Need by Brewster/Chambers/Houghton (Integrity/CCLI) (found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2)

All Who are Thirsty by Brown/Robertson (Vineyard/CCLI)

Come to the Water/I Will Run to You by Maher/Foley (spiritandsong.com) (mp3 download)

*Draw Me Close by Kelly Carpenter (Mercy/Vineyard/CCLI) (found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2)

Enough by Tomlin/Giglio (EMI/CCLI)

*He Answers All Our Needs by Ed Bolduc (WLP) (from the CD We are Faithful)

He Lives In Us by Amelia Acosta (WLP) (from the collection More Voices As One vol. 2)

I Am the Bread of Life by Tom Kaczmarek (WLP) (found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2)

I Am Yours by Trevor Thomson (WLP)

I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say by Ed Bolduc (WLP) (from the CD Hymns and the collection More Voices As One vol. 2)
 
Lord, I Need You by Carson/Stanfill/Nockels/Maher/Reeves (EMI) (from the CD All the People Said Amen)

Overflow by Matt Maher (spiritandsong.com) (from the CD Overflow)

So Beautiful by Jacob and Matthew Band (WLP) (from the CD Every Day and the collection More Voices As One vol. 2)

*The Love of God by Paul Tate (WLP) (from the CD Gathered As One and the collection Voices As One vol. 1)

True Love by Amelia Acosta (WLP)
 
*Your Grace Is Enough by Matt Maher (spiritandsong.com) (from the CD Empty and Beautiful and found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2)

*Your Love Is Deep by Collins/Smith/Bussey (EMI/CCLI)
 
* indicates instrumental parts available for these titles in the Voices As One series. All titles from this series have C and B-flat instrument parts. Select titles have Saxophone and Brass parts. 


** available as an eBundle (contains various instrumentation depending on the specific title)