Cool Christian Music?
I'm making a bucket list of pieces I would like to tackle and looking for some Christian / Church pieces that sound cool.
Anyone have anything they want to share?
Bach is some of the most Spiritual music composed by "Man"
My favorite things to play in church are the old-time tunes, with a group (mandolin, guitar, sometimes banjo). Think "O Brother Where Art Thou."
Hi Christian - You could check some of the music at:
How can you tell if the music is christian?
That's perfect Paul, thank you.
One time a chamber group I was in was invited to play ina Baptist church near our camp. We were working on the second movement of the Franck Quintet...
A little more significant than the second movement of Brandenburg 3, perhaps, but in that league (Stupid me was thinking of the slow movement of the SCHUMANN Quintet when I mentioned Psalm 88!).
Oh, just 200 Cantatas, Mass in B minor, Magnificat, Passion by John, Matthew, Christmas oratorio, Eastern oratorio... written by some guy JSB.
Stryper was cool in the 80s, and still is.
The Rosary Sonatas by Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber are very cool.
If we aren't restricted to the violin, Jimmy and Carol Owens composed some cool Christian music in the 1970s and 80s.
These days "Christian Music" refers to music that has
Haydn wrote a pretty amazing string quartet (originally written for chamber orchestra) inspired by the seven last words of Christ. Not solo but pretty amazing. And Christian.
And I think I heard a choral adaptation many years ago.
I guess this would all depend on your definition of "cool".
Katie mentioned the Haydn. That's a great work. The
"The latter becomes important if you play wedding gigs because there are many churches that will not permit the use of any "secular" music in their ceremonies."
"A little more significant than the second movement of Brandenburg 3..."
Darlene Zschech's "My Jesus, My Saviour" (She never sang in cabaret),
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