One of our passions at Cardiphonia is to elevate amazing art that is happening at the local church level. Creative work that is both intensely contextual and yet also so remarkable that the Lord might choose to spread its blessings abroad. To that end here are a few of our favorite Christmas records from the… Continue Reading →
Thought it would be fun to share all of the Advent/Christmas records we have worked on over the years. You can stream them most places and purchase the songbooks at bandcamp.
Welcome to Advent|Christmas 2018 This year we are going to blog our way through the whole season of Advent & Christmas sharing one song a day! In week 1 we looked at advent songs that draw from OT language. In week 2 we are looking at gorgeous Advent texts that have been retuned. In Week 3… Continue Reading →
Merry Christmas 2018 — Puer Natus Est / A Child is Born Daniel Snoke – chart \ youtube I love this simple gregorian chant originally composed as an introit for a Christmas day Mass (Catholic service). The text of the antiphon is taken from Isaiah 9:6. This version is recorded by Pittsburg artist and worship leader Daniel… Continue Reading →
Every year I always notice a few posts online that feature extra verses to familiar carols or the occasional rewrite. Especially when it comes to the familiar stuff of xmas carols I imagine I’ve got the words all wrapped up – it’s genuinely surprising to discover verses to these familiar gems that are completely unknown. … Continue Reading →
It’s been a busy season in the Cardiphonia workshop this year. Hot off the heals of our new vocation double-album we are finally bringing to life a project to support the church calendar with a collection of liturgical resources. We are calling it Bellwether Arts. This advent is our inaugural release. Our plan is to… Continue Reading →
Cardiphonia is filled with resources for Advent and Christmas. We especially like this one. A Creed for Christmas by Samuel Stone Samuel Stone penned a collection of hymns for each article of the Apostles Creed called ‘Lyra Fidelium‘ (The Church’s One Foundation is the most popular text from the collection) Reading through the book you are totally daunted by… Continue Reading →
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A lot of great music out for the advent/christmas season this year. Here are a bunch from Cardiphonia friends. See our post HERE for our past favorites. ** And if you need any charts for the season be in touch with YourChartSource.com – new charting enterprise from Zach Sprowls. ———- Advent No. 2, by Holy City… Continue Reading →
From the Belgic Confession on the Incarnation Link – Article 18 Leader: Let us now proclaim our faith with the saints of the ages, All: We profess that God fulfilled the promise that he had made to the early fathers by the mouth of his holy prophets when he sent his only and… Continue Reading →