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Worship Interludes - Piano Instrumentals 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

Open Spaces | Piano Instrumental [Episode 253]

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“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...

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Feb 10 2021

7mins

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

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“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...

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Jan 26 2021

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

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“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...

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Jan 19 2021

6mins

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

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“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...

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Jan 16 2021

5mins

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Trust [Episode 249, January 12, 2021]

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“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...

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Jan 12 2021

7mins

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

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“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...

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Dec 22 2020

4mins

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

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“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,...

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Dec 03 2020

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

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“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...

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Nov 17 2020

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

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“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...

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Nov 10 2020

10mins

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

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“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...

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Oct 27 2020

9mins

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

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“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...

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Oct 20 2020

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

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“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...

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Oct 06 2020

10mins

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Remember [Episode 241, September 29, 2020]

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“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...

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Sep 29 2020

6mins

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Prayer [Episode 240, September 8, 2020]

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“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...

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Sep 08 2020

6mins

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

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“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...

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Sep 01 2020

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Calming Waters [Episode 238, August 25, 2020]

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“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....

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Aug 25 2020

8mins

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Without Words [Episode 237, August 18, 2020]

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“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...

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Aug 18 2020

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

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“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...

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Aug 04 2020

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

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“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...

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Jul 28 2020

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

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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...

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Jul 14 2020

7mins

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Beautiful Blissing

By Haitfe - Dec 08 2019
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Puts me to sleep instantly and I love piano music a lot same with classical music

A blessing today

By scared senior - Nov 30 2019
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Thank you for sharing your wonderful gift. A blessing for listening today. Thankful, GC