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Worship Interludes Podcast is Piano Instrumentals by Fred McKinnon for Prayer, Meditation, Soaking Worship, Relaxation, Study, and Rest

Worship Interludes Podcast is Piano Instrumentals by Fred McKinnon for Prayer, Meditation, Soaking Worship, Relaxation, Study, and Rest

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Worship Interludes Podcast is Piano Instrumentals by Fred McKinnon for Prayer, Meditation, Soaking Worship, Relaxation, Study, and Rest

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English

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Episodes

Prayer [Episode 240, September 8, 2020]

9/8/2020
“Prayer” – Solo Piano Instrumental Improvisation, Prayer Music, Meditation Music I started this morning’s improvisation time with a low, droning pad in the key of A minor. I wanted something simple that would provide a continuous feel but that would also leave the grand piano featured. I rolled back all of the higher string pads... The post Prayer [Episode 240, September 8, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:06:47

Love One Another [Episode 239, September 1, 2020]

9/1/2020
“Love One Another” – Solo Piano Improvisation by Fred McKinnon, Pianist/Composer We’ve made it to September in a year that has been like no other. This morning’s interlude didn’t come from any special inspiration. It’s one of those mornings where the discipline of recording, editing, and publishing a podcast is the only thing that makes... The post Love One Another [Episode 239, September 1, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:06:58

Calming Waters [Episode 238, August 25, 2020]

8/25/2020
“Calming Waters” – Solo Piano Instrumental Background Music for Prayer, Meditation, Soaking Worship, Relaxation, and Study Music Today’s interlude is called “Calming Waters”. As I played this morning I felt a calming, peaceful feeling. I had this sense of tension and uneasiness in my soul today. It just washed away when I began to record.... The post Calming Waters [Episode 238, August 25, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:08:35

Without Words [Episode 237, August 18, 2020]

8/18/2020
“Without Words” – Instrumental Music for Prayer, Meditation, Soaking Worship, Mindfulness, and Relaxation Today was my first day in the studio in about two weeks. Last week I was out of town for some much-needed vacation time with my family. We went down to Disney World and enjoyed a few days of fun. We returned... The post Without Words [Episode 237, August 18, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:09:37

Fire By Night | Piano Instrumental [Episode 236, August 4, 2020]

8/4/2020
“Fire by Night” – Piano Instrumental Music by Fred McKinnon Today’s piano interlude is called “Fire by Night”. Improvised in the key of Em, I wanted to create a certain bit of tension because I was feeling it inside. There were a few things that happened last night that just deposited some tension in my... The post Fire By Night | Piano Instrumental [Episode 236, August 4, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:07:11

Still Waters | Piano Instrumental [Episode 235, July 28, 2020]

7/28/2020
“Still Waters” – Solo Piano Instrumental Improvisation Background Music The past two mornings here on Saint Simons Island, Georgia have been stunning. Some days the sunrises are more spectacular than usual and this week they have not been a disappointment. I was driving home yesterday morning after my workout and had to pull off the... The post Still Waters | Piano Instrumental [Episode 235, July 28, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:07:27

HUMILITY | PIANO INSTRUMENTAL [EPISODE 234, JULY 14, 2020]

7/14/2020
Humility – Piano Instrumental Improvisation Background Music This morning I was reflecting on the attribute of humility. Scripture tells us that “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble”. (James 4:6). I’m not sure what you may believe about God. But for me, although I realize God is loving, I certainly do not... The post HUMILITY | PIANO INSTRUMENTAL [EPISODE 234, JULY 14, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:07:45

Mindful Moments, Opus 3 [Episode 233, July 7, 2020]

7/7/2020
“Mindful Moments, Op. 3” – Short Piano Instrumentals Today’s new composition is the third installment (opus) of my “Mindful Moments” series. These are piano instrumental improvisations which are shorter in duration. Typically they are under five minutes and are created for pauses in the midst of our busy, chaotic lives to slow down and pray,... The post Mindful Moments, Opus 3 [Episode 233, July 7, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:04:38

Hope Rising | Piano Instrumental [Episode 232, July 1, 2020]

7/1/2020
“Hope Rising” – Solo Piano Instrumental Improvisation by Fred McKinnon Today’s interlude is called “Hope Rising”. I’m recording and releasing this piano improvisation as episode #232 of my “Worship Interludes Podcast” on July 1, 2020. We’ve just completed the first half of 2020. To say that the first half of 2020 has been tumultuous would... The post Hope Rising | Piano Instrumental [Episode 232, July 1, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:08:37

Mercy | Piano Instrumental [Episode 231, June 23, 2020]

6/23/2020
“Mercy” – Solo Piano Improvisation Today’s interlude is called “Mercy”. It’s a contemplative, slow piece in A-minor. I was reminded this morning during my devotion time of God’s mercy and love. I’m grateful that He is merciful. Listen to “Mercy” Watch the “Mercy” Video The post Mercy | Piano Instrumental [Episode 231, June 23, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:05:59

Pressing On | Piano Improvisation [episode 230, june 16, 2020]

6/16/2020
“Pressing On” – Piano Instrumental Improvisation for Prayer, Meditation, Soaking Worship, and Relaxation Today’s interlude is called “Pressing On”. This is the first interlude I’ve recorded in more than a couple of weeks. I was actually a bit surprised that they weren’t missed! I expected to start getting emails and questions about why the interludes... The post Pressing On | Piano Improvisation [episode 230, june 16, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:08:56

In the Valley | Piano Instrumental Music [Episode 229, May 29, 2020]

5/29/2020
“In the Valley” – Piano Improvisation by Fred McKinnon Life is a journey. Sometimes we feel that we are on the mountaintop admiring the wonderful view. Then there are times when we get down into the valleys. Sometimes valleys are beautiful and sometimes, they are bare. Typically we think of the valley in life as... The post In the Valley | Piano Instrumental Music [Episode 229, May 29, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:07:16

The journey | Piano Instrumental [Episode 228, May 26, 2020]

5/26/2020
“The Journey” – Piano Improvisation by Fred McKinnon Today’s interlude was a free-flowing improvisation that started in the Key of Bm and resolved in the key of D Major. Many times I will experiment a little before recording to find the melody or motif that is stirring in my soul. This morning, I hit record... The post The journey | Piano Instrumental [Episode 228, May 26, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:07:52

Glorious Light | Piano Instrumental Music [Episode 227, May 22, 2020]

5/22/2020
Glorious Light – Piano Improvisation Interlude for Prayer, Meditation, Mindfulness, Relaxation, Soaking Worship, and Rest Today’s piano instrumental is featured as Episode #227 of the Worship Interludes Podcast. I’ve named it “Glorious Light” and hope that it brings peace, joy, rest, and comfort to you as you listen. Thank you for your support! Listen to... The post Glorious Light | Piano Instrumental Music [Episode 227, May 22, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:09:19

Mindful Moments, Opus 2 [Episode 226, May 19, 2020]

5/19/2020
Mindful Moments, Op. 2 – Short Piano Improvisations Today’s interlude is the second installment in my “Mindful Moments” series of peaceful, calm, piano improvisations. These are intended to be shorter and more accessible – with the goal of being no more than 4-5 minutes in length. I really enjoyed playing this today. It’s in the... The post Mindful Moments, Opus 2 [Episode 226, May 19, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:04:42

Chaim | Life for Yudi [Episode 225, May 12, 2020]

5/12/2020
Piano Improvisation and Prayers for Yehuda (Yudi) Dukes Today as I recorded my weekly piano improvisation for my podcast I found myself immediately thinking of and praying for the Dukes family in New York. Sarah Spangenthal Dukes is a fellow pianist and composer. We met last year at a weekend event for piano artists who are... The post Chaim | Life for Yudi [Episode 225, May 12, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:04:56

Mindful Moments, Opus 1 [Episode 224, May 5, 2020]

5/6/2020
Mindful Moments – Short Piano Interludes for Prayer, Meditation, and Mindfulness Exercises Today I am revealing a new series that is a part of the Worship Interludes Podcast. The series is called “Mindful Moments” and will consist of piano improvisational interludes that are considerably shorter than the normal interludes I produce. Lots of my listeners... The post Mindful Moments, Opus 1 [Episode 224, May 5, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:03:14

Slowing Down | Piano Improvisation [Episode 223, April 25, 2020]

4/25/2020
Slowing Down – Piano Instrumental for Prayer, Meditation, Soaking Worship, Mindfulness, and Relaxation To say that my life has been busy over the past month would be an understatement. While much of the world has been on pause during a global pandemic caused by the corona virus, I have been working relentlessly. My professional life... The post Slowing Down | Piano Improvisation [Episode 223, April 25, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:07:43

Great Cloud of Witnesses | Piano Improvisation [Episode 222, April 21, 2020]

4/21/2020
Cloud of Witnesses – Piano Improvisation by Fred McKinnon This morning I was inspired by one of my favorite passages in the New Testament of the Bible. Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us... The post Great Cloud of Witnesses | Piano Improvisation [Episode 222, April 21, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:06:00

Freedom | Piano Instrumental Music [Episode 221, April 14, 2020]

4/14/2020
Freedom – Piano Improvisation and Background Music for Prayer, Meditation, Soaking Worship, and Relaxation Easter Sunday morning, April 12, 2020, I sat down in my home studio and did a Facebook Live Broadcast called “Coffee and Instrumental Worship”. It was an interactive concert where I was able to communicate and talk to those who were... The post Freedom | Piano Instrumental Music [Episode 221, April 14, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:09:49