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JOHN WILLIAM GORDON

John Gordon writes for the spiritual, inner man. His poetry is individual and introspective; his music a mixture of traditional and contemporary.

Sheet Music in the Category: VOCAL SOLOS

Bless the Lord, O My Soul Buy Sheet Music More Details View Lyrics Listen to Sample
The 7/8 meter combined with harmonies drawn from blues and gospel infuse this solo with joy and inspiration. The text is from Psalms 103.
Blessed the Man Buy Sheet Music More Details View Lyrics Listen to Sample
Straightforward and melodious setting of the first psalm in a classic style. Pleasant and spiritual.
Christmas Awakening Buy Sheet Music More Details View Lyrics Listen to Sample
The text expresses the transformational healing resulting from Christ’s coming. The quick but lilting tune flows between a major key and its relative minor to reflect the changes in perception brought forth in the text.
Feed My Sheep Buy Sheet Music More Details View Lyrics Listen to Sample
This setting of Mrs. Eddy’s poem uses a shepherd’s-pipe motif to evoke a pastoral atmosphere. The harmonies are ethereal and haunting.
In Thee, My God and Savior Buy Sheet Music More Details View Lyrics Listen to Sample
Solo arrangement of Hymn 153 (“My soul doth magnify the Lord”) from the Christian Science Hymnal. The accompaniment resembles Bach’s “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring.”
Psalm of Thanks Buy Sheet Music More Details View Lyrics Listen to Sample
The words are a paraphrase drawn from Psalm 18. The music is intended to convey a contemplative mood like a prayer. Beautiful and inspiring.
Salvation Buy Sheet Music More Details View Lyrics Listen to Sample
A study in contrasts between the throes of mortality and the bright prospects of immortality. Alternates between F minor and F major.
The Beatitudes Buy Sheet Music More Details View Lyrics Listen to Sample
The words are a paraphrase of the complete set of Beatitudes from Matthew 5. The music is based on a Chopin Nocturne. Solemn and uplifting.
The Lord Direct Your Hearts Buy Sheet Music More Details View Lyrics Listen to Sample
A pretty and simple solo in lilting 3/4 meter. The Biblical text encourages patience in renewing one’s relationship with God and Christ.
The Lord is My Strength and My Song Buy Sheet Music More Details View Lyrics Listen to Sample
A joyful and up-tempo solo with a Bach-like counterpoint accompaniment. The Biblical text glorifies and sings praises to God.
When Like a Stranger Buy Sheet Music More Details View Lyrics Listen to Sample
Solo arrangement of Hymn 388 (about Jesus’ impact) from the Christian Science Hymnal. The music for the middle verse is completely new. Pretty and classical.

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BIOGRAPHY

John Gordon’s musical background ranges from marching band piccolo and big band saxophone to classical choir bass and ragtime piano. He was the first to obtain a Ph.D. in computer music. His main interest is composition, which he has been pursuing for over thirty years. Lately he has been focusing on writing new hymns and church solos.

John’s style is firmly based on the classics and yet draws on many diverse influences such as Bach, Chopin, and contemporary artists. He lives in Bellingham, Washington.


QUOTES

“John Gordon's sensitively lyrical words and settings are as satisfying to sing as they are to hear. The quality of his compositions will stand the test of time, and add works of lasting value to sacred solo repertoire.” -- Carol Reed-Jones, Bellingham, Washington

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