Singing for Well Being
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Notes: This song has an Appalachian feel, and a wonderful way of rising and falling, gradually filling you up with the music that it's singing about as you sing it. Matthew says, “Great songs have great ideas in them, too. They are simple but they are not simplistic.” On the podcast, you'll hear me poking around with different rhythms and experimenting with harmonies and interspersing... and I encourage you to explore, too, as soon as you feel comfortable with the song. Let the music do its thing by filling us up, and let's enjoy the feeling of our voices today.
Songwriter Info: Matthew Myer Boulton is an author, teacher, filmmaker, and proud papa of Jonah and Margaret. A graduate of Northwestern University, Harvard Divinity School, and the University of Chicago Divinity School, he has served on the faculty of Harvard Divinity School and seminaries in New England and the Midwest. He's also the Creative Director and Producer of the Salt project -- which is where I uncovered his bio!
The original Butterflyfish recording can be found here: Christian Music for Children by Butterflyfish (saltproject.org)
You can buy sheet music here, too, or use the contact button to ask permission to use the song further.
A shout out to Matt Myer (no relation), whose youtube video introduced me to the song: Music (We are going ) - YouTube
Nuts & Bolts: 2:2, Major, harmonized
Song Learning Time Stamps:
Start time of teaching: 00:02:23
Start time of reprise: 00:12:32
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pocket song singer
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