Author: David Albracht

Psalm 66, vs. 1-4, Make a joyful noise, at Abbey Road

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Studio 1 prepared for recording, May 15th 2018. Psalm 66, vs. 1-4, Make a joyful noise, is the first of three songs in our project recorded at Abbey Road Studios on May 15th, 2018. The long and winding journey of this song dates back to August 1996 when the melody arrived on the day of my nephew’s birth, detailed here… Song Journeys, Make a joyful noise, Psalm 66, vs. 1-4. During the first moments in the studio hearing Paul Ayres‘ arrangement of this song being played by the London Symphony Orchestra, brought me, Jan Johnston,...

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Song Journeys, Psalm 115, Not unto us, O Lord

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube In the Bible, Psalm 115 acknowledges that all glory belongs unto the Lord, and not unto us. The psalmist petitions the Lord (Yahweh) to give glory to His name for the sake of His mercy and truth. The sovereignty of God is illustrated in verse 3, “But our God is in the heavens, he hath done whatsoever he hath pleased.” These words, and the other verses of this psalm, have challenged and shaped my theological beliefs over the years. I received a melody for this psalm in the mid to late 1990’s. I do not...

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Song Journeys, Make a Joyful Noise, Psalm 66, vs. 1-4

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Gotch, Thomas Cooper. A Pageant of Childhood. 1899. Oil on canvas. Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. A Joyful Day August 6th, 1996 was a joyful day. I had finished classes early for the day at the Recording Workshop in Chillicothe, Ohio, and was walking back to the upper room attic apartment rented during my stay. I was elated to be learning the new skills being taught to me in class, and stopped at a payphone to call my parents in Texas to tell them about my day. They had wonderful news. My brother Bryan called to...

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Album Recordings

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originally released June 15, 2014

debut album, released 2001

Psaltery disk cover
demo recording, 1999