It’s Sunday, and that used to mean that most North Americans would be attending a house of worship. Well, some of us die-hards still do, and Rev. Brian has come up with a new scheme to keep us choir members awake during the sermon
Knox Presbyterian Halifax Service Feb 20 2011 (about 10 minutes from the middle)
Some older Doomers may be getting flash-backs from a time when they participated in something like this. Obviously our government doesn’t think we’re very relevant anymore but that burning bush window is pretty impressive and the same contemporary artist has two more works in the building. Culture has to count for something. Brian’s whole talk will still be available on the church web site at least for most of today and it isn’t too bad.
A lot of us sacred choristers and secular music lovers form Chebucto Singers under the aegis of our local school board’s continuing education program.
Feb 13th Concert: “Keep Your Lamps”
This spiritual was dedicated to two long-standing members, a nun who taught music in Cape Breton for many years and a leading member of the choir at one of the city’s United churches, who passed away over the last year. On the other hand three couples in the choir are celebrating 50th wedding anniversaries. We’re hanging tough …
Feb 13th Concert: Rogers and Hart medley
I couldn’t resist adding this one (Igor knows why). In the midst of an uncertain world, it’s nice to have music to hold onto — even if the note sometimes wavers a bit 😉