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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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@fmckinnon

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English

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912-289-1062


Episodes

Mindful Moments, Opus 6 [Episode 258]

6/4/2021
“Mindful Moments, Op. 6” – Solo Piano Improvisation The “Mindful Moments” series consists of shorter improvised interludes that I’ve recorded. I don’t always hit the record button with the intention of creating one of these. Sometimes, the melody comes and works its way around the piece and resolves beautifully in a shorter amount of time.... The post Mindful Moments, Opus 6 [Episode 258] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:03:45

Creation [Episode 257, May 28, 2021]

5/28/2021
“Creation” – Solo Piano Instrumental Music for Prayer, Meditation, Reflection, Relaxation Today’s interlude is called “creation” because it’s been a minute since I felt creative. It’s been over a month – perhaps one of the longest droughts in my creative season since starting this Worship Interludes podcast. There’s a part of me that’s ashamed. I... The post Creation [Episode 257, May 28, 2021] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:07:05

SOAK | Episode 256, April 23, 2021]

4/23/2021
“Soak” – Solo Piano Improvisation for Prayer, Meditation, Relaxation It’s been a full month since I last recorded. That may be a record for the length of time I’ve taken off from the creative/recording process. I explained this in an email that I sent to my newsletter and patrons earlier this week. You can read... The post SOAK | Episode 256, April 23, 2021] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:06:04

The Darkness | Episode 256, March 23, 2021]

3/23/2021
“The Darkness” – Solo Piano Instrumental Improvisation Today’s episode is called “The Darkness” – it’s in the key of G-minor and has more of a dark, tense vibe. These are musical reflections of how I often feel when my prayer is filled with more concern or when I feel that I’m in spiritual warfare through... The post The Darkness | Episode 256, March 23, 2021] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:06:23

Mindful Moments, Opus 5 [Episode 255, March 9, 2021]

3/9/2021
“Mindful Moments” – Short, Peaceful, Soothing Piano Improvisations Today I’m releasing another improvisation in the “Mindful Moments” series. These instrumentals are shorter (less than 5 minutes) and perfect for a short respite during your day. Thanks to everyone who reaches out to me with emails and social media posts and messages. It always encourages me... The post Mindful Moments, Opus 5 [Episode 255, March 9, 2021] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:05:00

Peace and Joy | Episode 254, March 2, 2021]

3/2/2021
“Peace and Joy” – Piano Instrumental Music for Prayer, Meditation, Soaking Worship, Devotion, and Relaxation It’s refreshing to be back in the studio recording today. It’s been a while! I hope that you enjoy this instrumental improvisation. This episode includes some of the pads and synth sounds that I like to utilize from time to... The post Peace and Joy | Episode 254, March 2, 2021] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:09:07

Open Spaces | Piano Instrumental [Episode 253]

2/10/2021
“Open Spaces” – Solo Piano Improvisation, Background Music for Prayer, Meditation, Relaxation, Reflection, Devotion, Quiet Time, Soaking Worship I normally record my interludes on Tuesday mornings. Yesterday was Tuesday and I got caught up working on some administrative tasks early in the morning and simply ran out of time. That’s usually the way things work... The post Open Spaces | Piano Instrumental [Episode 253] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:07:54

Strength For The Weary [Episode 252, January 26, 2021]

1/26/2021
“Strength for the Weary” – Solo Piano Improvisation, Background Music for Prayer, Meditation, Soaking Worship, Intercession, Mindfulness, Studying, and Rest Today’s interlude is called “Strength for the Weary”. It’s a gentle improvisation in the key of G Major. This morning I chose to only use the grand piano for the recording. I love having the... The post Strength For The Weary [Episode 252, January 26, 2021] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:08:20

Peace Like A River [Episode 251, January 19, 2021]

1/19/2021
“Peace Like A River” – Calm, Peaceful Piano Instrumental Improvisation Today’s interlude is a slow, lyrical, expressive solo piano improvisation. I started with a C2 chord, thinking I would be in C, but the melody landed me into the Key of G. I was a bit rushed this morning but I felt the world slow... The post Peace Like A River [Episode 251, January 19, 2021] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:06:03

Calm The Soul [Episode 250, January 16, 2021]

1/16/2021
“Calm the Soul” – Solo Piano Instrumental Music for Prayer, Meditation, Worship, Reflection, Relaxation Today is Saturday, January 16th. I don’t often record on Saturday mornings but I woke up with some tension in my spirit and felt this was one of the best ways to soothe my soul. I’ve had this tension in my... The post Calm The Soul [Episode 250, January 16, 2021] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:05:10

Trust [Episode 249, January 12, 2021]

1/12/2021
“Trust” – Solo Piano Improvisation for Prayer, Meditation, Reflection, Relaxation As the sun set on the final days of 2020, we entered 2021 with much hope and anticipation. It hasn’t taken long to realize that 2021 is already full of its own opportunities to stress, worry, and be anxious. Personally, I would be hopeless if... The post Trust [Episode 249, January 12, 2021] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:07:42

White As Snow | Solo Piano Instrumental [Episode 248, December 22, 2020]

12/22/2020
“White as Snow” – Solo Piano Instrumental Improvisation by Fred McKinnon Dear Friends, MERRY CHRISTMAS. This morning’s improvisation is a soft, free-flowing piece in the key of Dm. I was imagining a peaceful, gentle snow falling. We rarely get to experience snowfall here in south Georgia but I’ve always loved seeing snow. As we approach... The post White As Snow | Solo Piano Instrumental [Episode 248, December 22, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:04:43

Shelter | Piano Instrumental [Episode 247, December 3, 2020]

12/3/2020
“Shelter” – Solo Piano Instrumental Music for Prayer, Meditation, Relaxation, Mindfulness Psalm 91 is one of my favorite chapters in the Bible. I pray and recite it often as it’s a beautiful reminder of God’s protection for us. Our family recently had a terrifying experience that could have been really terrible. As it turned out,... The post Shelter | Piano Instrumental [Episode 247, December 3, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:07:27

Mindful Moments, Opus 4 [Episode 246, November 17, 2020]

11/17/2020
“Mindful Moments, Opus 4” – Short Piano Instrumental Improvisations by Fred McKinnon Today’s interlude is part of my “Mindful Moments” series, which are shorter instrumental interludes that are designed for quick, impromptu moments of meditation, prayer, mindfulness, and relaxation. We are all so busy and life is moving so fast. It’s easy to assume that... The post Mindful Moments, Opus 4 [Episode 246, November 17, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:05:07

Hopeful | Piano Instrumental [Episode 245, November 10, 2020]

11/10/2020
“Hopeful” – Solo Piano Instrumental Music for Prayer, Meditation, Soaking Worship, Mindfulness, Relaxation, and Reflection Today’s interlude is called “Hopeful”. I’m recording this one week after a very tough, contested election in the United States. It feels as if our country has never been more divided. Yet, as I calm myself and go into a... The post Hopeful | Piano Instrumental [Episode 245, November 10, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:09:59

Depths of Love | Solo Piano [Episode 244, October 27, 2020]

10/27/2020
“Depths of Love” – Piano Instrumental for Prayer, Meditation, Soaking Worship, Reflection, Mindfulness DEEP EXHALE. I just finished recording this piano interlude. I do these improvisations every Tuesday morning as part of my Worship Interludes Podcast, which I created to be a soundtrack for personal devotion, prayer, meditation, etc. As with any musician/artist who is... The post Depths of Love | Solo Piano [Episode 244, October 27, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:09:35

From the Heart | Solo Piano Interlude [Episode 243, October 20, 2020]

10/20/2020
“From the Heart” – Piano Instrumental Music by Fred McKinnon Recorded on Tuesday morning, October 20, 2020 My consistency with recording has taken a serious hit these past few months. I could blame it on this crazy COVID19 pandemic, work, busyness, or just a lack of motivation. There is an endless list of reasons why... The post From the Heart | Solo Piano Interlude [Episode 243, October 20, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:08:56

Morning Rain | Solo Piano Instrumental [Episode 242, October 6, 2020]

10/6/2020
“Morning Rain” – Solo Piano Improvisation Background Instrumental Music for Prayer, Meditation, Mindfulness, Soaking Worship, Study, and Relaxation Today’s piano instrumental interlude is called “Morning Rain”. It’s been raining off and on for days here in the Golden Isles on the coast of Georgia. It’s hurricane season and although we have been blessed to not... The post Morning Rain | Solo Piano Instrumental [Episode 242, October 6, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:10:25

Remember [Episode 241, September 29, 2020]

9/29/2020
“Remember” – Piano Instrumental Music for Prayer, Meditation, Worship, Relaxation Dear friends, It’s been three weeks since I last recorded one of these instrumental interludes. It wasn’t my intention to take the month off. One thing led to another, and the discipline escaped me. The truth is, I think I just needed a break. I’ve... The post Remember [Episode 241, September 29, 2020] appeared first on Fred McKinnon, Pianist, Composer.

Duration:00:06:36

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