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Everything You Need to get Diakonian

Welcome! Unless you’re a regular subscriber to my music blog (and who wouldn’t want to be?) you’re here to get the files you need for the Diakonia Remixed contest. If you just want to listen to the song, here’s the … Continue reading

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If You’re Weary

Here is a simple little song based on Matthew 11:28 that I started in Uganda, finished when I got back to the US, and premiered in Singapore. Now I’ve finally recorded it. The trick about recording is that it’s never … Continue reading

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Go Tell It on the Mountain: strings, brass, and piano

I’ve got lots to do for Sunday’s Lessons & Carols service at Church of the Servant (6pm, if you’re interested), but true to form I feel the compulsion to add one more thing to my to do list: write a … Continue reading

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Prairie Prelude in the Philippines

It’s always a mystery to me: who is visiting my website or subscribing to my blog? which songs are they using? where are the songs traveling? YouTube has answered some of these questions, and raised others. I found out that … Continue reading

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A City on a Hill

I just got back from Berlin, and one of the highlights was… the Berlin Wall? Kurfürstendamm? Die französische Kirche? Nein, meine liebe Damen und Herren. MC Xander. That’s right. I saw MC Xander on Alexander Platz, and I was so … Continue reading

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There’s A Wideness in God’s Mercy

When I was in Uganda I was doodling on the guitar one day and I came up with a cool little guitar riff. Somehow it seemed to match up in my mind with the hymn text “There’s a Wideness in … Continue reading

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Abba Father

Calvin College’s chaplain Andy De Jong is doing a chapel series on the Lord’s Prayer. He asked if I would compose a new tune for a text by Thomas Troeger called “Let All Who Pray the Prayer Christ Taught.” It … Continue reading

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Fritze

Back in grad school I took a computer music class. About the same time I got really into minimalism. As luck would have it, I got a visit from my Austrian friend Martin Pellizzari right when my final project was … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Musical Diary of Greg Scheer

The other day I visited Chris Smit’s new blog and I was inspired to try my own hand at a music blog. Of course, I invented blogs, so I’m no stranger to the form. But at this point in my … Continue reading

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