Tag: music

American Lullaby

“American Lullaby” is an Art Song written by Gladys Rich, an educator and active composer of sacred music and operetta. It was written in 1932 and alludes to the stocks and the radio, two popular interests of the day. The narrator of the song is a babysitter or nurse who is trying to lull a…

One Republic – Say

I have always like this band. They are one of the few bands that I have seen in concert. I saw One Republic in concert at Red Rocks amphitheater in Colorado with Steven. I was so happy being there with him while listening to our favorite band! https://youtu.be/gl68Ls3c7YI

Favorite Art Songs

Some of my Art songs are: “If Music Be the Food of Love” by Henry Purcell/Henry Heveningham “American Lullaby” by Gladys Rich “Sure on This Shining Night” by Samuel Barber/James Agee

Soy Yo!

This is such a wonderful song about a confident young woman! https://youtu.be/Pf7ZaRB6Dbc

Dusted – Always remember to respect and honour your Mother

One of my favorite singers, Dido, helped with this song. It was her brother’s project. I like it. It is kind of cute like those “Frosty the Snowman” shows that come on TV during the holidays or the art done in the book, “Where the Wild Things Are”. The music is entrancing. https://youtu.be/7luA86h7Q80

“Funeral For My Children”

http://www.npr.org/event/music/217277491/anna-von-hausswolff-finds-a-pipe-organ-in-new-york-city?sc=fb&cc=fmp This is a beautiful video by Swedish singer, Anna Von Hausswolff playing a version of her song, “Funeral For My Children”. I really like how she used a pipe organ, an amazing instrument, to play this rendition of her song. I also love how much feeling she puts into it. This song must be close…


“An experiment in musical composition. Adopting a biological metaphor, you can create and combine musical life forms resulting in an organic, dynamic composition.” Check it out. It looks interesting, especially if you love music: http://seaquence.org/

Your Fire Your Soul by Dar Williams

Your Fire Your Soul Button up that shirt you’re s’posed to wear,don’t forget your airline ticket or to brush your hair,show that family that you care.Could you wear something that celebrateseverything you love and maybe what your family hates,cause that might be what it takes.Cause that’s your fire, that’s your soul,you shouldn’t have to go.That’s…

Sissel – Lær Meg Å Kjenne

“Teach me to know your ways, and to walk them trustingly step by step I know that what I own, are borrowed goods, and everything is yours.” If anyone wants to watch something that inspires hope, I recommend this watching this video to go along with it.   https://youtu.be/0v158W2lI5Y

The Fray – How To Save A Life

The lead singer of this band, Isaac Slade, was inspired to write, compose, and sing this song while working as a mentor at a camp for troubled teens. Isaac Slade says: “ One of the youngsters I was paired up with was a musician. Here I was, a protected suburbanite, and he was just 17…