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Damien Sneed-“Taking a Hymn To Church” Gospel Style

If you have ever wanted to apply a Gospel Style to your hymn playing, this is for you! How to take a hymn and “Gospelize” it. Damien takes the well-known hymn, Precious Lord, Take My Hand and applies gospel styles to … Continue reading

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How Can We Help You This Year?

As we are beginning a new year, would kindly take a moment to give us some feedback as to how we can help you become a better musician in 2017? At Hymnprovisation.com, we strive to bring you valuable resources and education … Continue reading

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Book Update January 2017

I don’t know about you, but I had set my sights pretty high last year. I’ve been trying to finish a book on accompaniment techniques which I had started several years ago, and instead, ended up: Building this website Playing … Continue reading

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Skill vs. Anointing: The Heart of the Matter

You’ve probably heard someone say, “God doesn’t care what it sounds like, as long as their heart is in the right place.” But is this true? I’ve been thinking about Skill vs. Anointing (or learning a skill, vs. being gifted with … Continue reading

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Sale: James Koerts Piano Music

James Koerts’ piano music is on sale until Friday, December 31, 2016 (11:59pm). These are pretty big discounts. I don’t know where else you can get a collection of 9 brand new Sacred Piano books for less than $12ea. Use … Continue reading

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Questionable Music Theory-Chords

And just for fun, here is a short video about music theory (chords in particular).

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Is There A Right or Wrong way to worship?

Is there a right or wrong way to worship? Ah, such an emotionally charged subject! But as those who claim to worship God, shouldn’t we know the answer to this question? Is it with a certain form or style? Is … Continue reading

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Left hand techniques for hymn-playing

Sorry for the delay (its been a busy week with a wild windstorm on Tuesday, and trying to get some of my regular outdoor jobs buttoned up before the snow sets in!) Today, I’d like to share some left hand … Continue reading

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Free Sacred Sheet Music!!

How would you like some free music? I have a page on the website now, called “Music“, where you can download a PDF file of a number of songs, hymns, and spiritual songs, which I have written melodies to. Even … Continue reading

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Worship Belongs to GOD, and Benefits You.

As I’ve been meditating on Worship, and just what it is exactly, I received the following weekly devotional email from Tony Evans, pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, Tx. It was appropriate to this discussion so here it is: … Continue reading

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