AD Roberts Fri, 23 Sep 2022 18:28:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 AD Roberts 32 32 Documentary about late music producer J Dilla, a seminal figure in hip-hop, from the EP Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson Thu, 22 Sep 2022 21:24:18 +0000

Academy Award winner Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson has prepared his next project – a documentary about the late groundbreaking hip-hop producer J Dilla (James Dewitt Yancey).

Thompson, who won the Oscar earlier this year for directing soul summerwill be the executive producer Dilla’s hourbased on the New York Times bestseller Dilla Time: The life and afterlife of J Dilla, the hip-hop producer who reinvented the beat by Dan Charnas. Joseph Patel, who produced soul summer (with Robert Fyvolent and David Dinerstein) will co-direct Dilla’s hour with Darby Wheeler.

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Thompson’s Two One Five Entertainment, Cinetic Media and Scenario Media are among the film’s producing partners, which enjoys the approval of Yancey Survivors. Dilla died in 2006 at the age of 32 from a rare blood disease.

“The Estate of James Dewitt Yancey and his wholly-owned production entity, Pay Jay Productions, Inc., which benefits J Dilla’s two children, his younger brother and his mother, is proud to give its blessing to an incredible project created by discerning and talented filmmakers who knew J Dilla,” the estate said in a statement. “We trust the judgment of Ahmir, Joseph, Dan and Scenario to elevate Dilla’s life, music and legacy to their rightful place in the canon of music’s great innovators; and their film is the only documentary project we have approved.

According to a statement about the project, “The documentary will be part biography, part musicology and part musical meditation, featuring insight into some of the most influential and innovative voices in modern music.” It will also address “the seismic impact that Dilla’s drum machine time manipulations have had on modern pop music”.

Questlove is among a select group of high profile artists who have worked with Dilla, a list that includes Dr Dre, Pharrell Williams, Ye [Kanye West]Common, Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest, Common and Erykah Badu.


Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson – Credit: Robert Benavides/Sony Pictures Classics

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“Explaining musical genius is my mission,” Questlove said in a statement. “Being able to tell the world about the musician who has had the most influence on me is a dream come true. Not just me, but a whole generation of musicians that everyone knows and loves. J Dilla was our teacher. And what he taught us was how to feel the rhythm in a way that we had never felt before. I am so honored to help bring his story to the world through this documentary.

In addition to Dilla’s hourQuestlove is working on a documentary about Sly Stone, which was featured prominently in soul summer. His fellow executive producers on Dilla’s hour include Two One Five Entertainment’s Zarah Zohlman, Shawn Gee and Tariq Trotter. Dana O’Keefe and Cinetic Media are also executive producers. Patel, Charnas and Rodrigo Bascuñán, Darby Wheeler and Anupa Mistry of Scenario Media are set to produce.

No expected release date has been announced.

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How to Use Apple Fitness App Without Apple Watch for Daily Workouts Thu, 22 Sep 2022 19:38:10 +0000

If you are not an Apple Watch user, you might have noticed a new app after upgrading to iOS 16 on your iPhone. In addition to changing and unsending text messages and customizing your lock screen, the new software update gives everyone the Apple Fitness app. For starters, that means access to an activity ring and workout tracking from your phone — no watch required. In the beginning, here’s what you need to know about using Apple Fitness app without Apple Watch for daily workouts.

After months of waiting, the highly anticipated iOS 16 update finally arrived on September 12. Along with changes to Messages and the lock screen, iOS 16 also includes new security, accessibility, and live text control features, as well as improvements to Mail and Wallet, and app access. Fitness. IYDK, the Fitness app was an Apple Watch exclusive, but with the new update you can keep tabs on all kinds of workouts right from the phone and track your daily activity with an activity ring that tracks how much you move throughout the day. Plus, you can even access 11 different types of workouts, like yoga, Pilates, strength, and cycling, from some of the best trainers in the world with Apple Fitness+ when an update comes to iOS 16 plus. late in the year.

If you’re new to the Fitness app, you’re probably wondering how it works. Here’s a look at how you can track your workout stats with the new app on iOS 16.

How to Use the Apple Fitness App on iPhone

To access the Fitness app, the first thing you need to do is install the iOS 16 update. Do this:

  • Open the Settings app.
  • Navigate to the General tab and then tap on the “Software Update” option.
  • If your phone is eligible for the update, you will see an option that says “Upgrade to iOS 16”.
  • Tap the iOS 16 button, then tap the Install button and accept the terms of the privacy agreement.

Once your phone has finished downloading iOS 16, the software will install automatically.


Once you’ve updated your phone, you’re ready to start working out with the Fitness app. To get started, open the app and tap the Continue button at the bottom of the screen. The application will ask you to provide your date of birth, height, weight, etc., but it is not mandatory to fill in this section. Next, you’ll be prompted to set a daily move goal, which is the number of calories you’re burning. You can choose to set a light, moderate or high goal based on your activity level or activity level – and the app will assign you a movement goal. Now your app is officially ready to use.

Track activity on the iPhone Fitness app

Each time you open the app, you will be able to see a summary of your activity, trends, and rewards. The Activity section will show how much progress you need to make to reach your Move goal for the day, as well as the number of steps you’ve taken, the distance you’ve covered, and the number of flights you’ve climbed.

As you get closer to your goal, the red activity ring will become more and more full. Once the ring has come full circle, you know you’ve achieved your goal. Your trends and rewards will fill up as you use the app.

Can you add exercise and support rings on the iPhone Fitness app?

According to MyHealthyApple, the iPhone version of the Fitness app won’t include an exercise ring or stand unless you’ve linked an Apple Watch to your account. Fuck, I know.

However, you can add more training rings to your activity ring by downloading the Nike Run Club: Running Coach app, Runkeeper Distance Run Tracker app, or Zones For Training app directly from your Fitness app. Sure, it’s not the same as having an Apple Watch, but hey, at least it’s something.


Workouts on the iPhone Fitness app

The only way to track a workout with your iPhone (without Apple Watch) is to download a compatible third-party app to add to your activity ringtones and do the workout with your phone on you. If you don’t, you won’t see the Workouts section listed on the main page of your Fitness app.

Once you’ve downloaded a third-party exercise app, like Nike Run Club or Runkeeper, you can track your workouts that way – and your rings should fill up once your workout info has been saved.

Work out with Apple Fitness+ on iPhone

When Apple’s Fitness+ workout subscription program comes to iPhone later in fall 2022, you’ll be able to access thousands of audio and video workouts, plus guided meditations and classes. dance whenever you want. Fitness+ subscriptions cost $9.99 per month or $79.99 per year and can be shared with up to five family members.

The Fitness+ tab will be located in the middle section of the Fitness app later this year.

Share an activity with friends on the iPhone Fitness app

At the bottom of the screen, you’ll see a Sharing tab that lets you share your workouts, send messages, and receive progress notifications with your friends to help, challenge, and cheer you on.

To share your information, tap the Get started button at the bottom of the sharing page, then tap the profile icon in the right corner of the tap. Next, tap the plus sign icon in the right corner and start typing the names of your best friends as if you were about to send a new text message. Select the names you want to share your data with, then tap “Send” in the top right corner.

How to Change Adjust Your Fitness Goal

To change your move goal, simply tap on the Profile icon in the top right corner of the screen, then select “Change move goal”. From here, you can increase or decrease your goal by tapping the plus or minus signs on the screen. Once you’re done, tap the “Change Move Goal” button at the bottom of the screen to confirm your goal.

You can also change your preferred measurement unit by tapping on the Profile icon and selecting the Measurement Units option under the “Change Goal Move” button. You can choose to measure your energy in calories, kilocalories or kilojules, and measure distances in yards, meters or kilometers.


Other Features of the iPhone Fitness App

The Trends section will keep track of your activity and exercise rings data over time, and after 180 days of activity you will be able to access your trends. To access data from a previous day, tap the calendar icon in the top right corner and select the day you want to review.

Finally, stock up on honors like New Move Record, Longest Move Streak, Perfect Week Award, and Perfect Month Award in the Awards section. You will receive the rewards as you complete milestones with your activity and exercise rings.

The new Apple Fitness app for non-watch users has a few differences, but there’s plenty to keep you going – just be sure to keep your phone with you to close your activity ring.

‘Light Up Your Life’ Friday | New Thu, 22 Sep 2022 04:00:00 +0000

WINDSOR, Vt. – Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), a Vermont-based organization, will host a community fundraising event in Windsor called ‘Light Up Your Life’.

The event, which HCRS described as a variety of sensory and artistic activities, will take place from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Path Of Life Sculpture Garden at Artisan Park on Friday, September 23, 2022.

Whirlpool and music for perfect meditation Wed, 21 Sep 2022 18:45:36 +0000

Sufi practitioner and meditation expert Meera Ekin took FICCI FLO members on a spiritual journey during a session held recently in the state capital. During a three-hour session, she talked about the art of meditation through music and swirl during a group number.

“We follow the Mevlevi order of the Sufi poet (Jalal al-Din Muḥammad) Rumi and the learning I received from the teachings and meditation progression of my Guru Anantaji (Garg), followed by the Advait teachings, the Zen process, Osho meditation and more. Here we first prepare the body for the best, followed by Sufi whirling (an act of meditation) and chanting (zikr),” shares the expert from Bangalore.

During the spinning, known as Sema, they presented Khwaja Mere Khwaja…. “It’s a way to connect the heart, body, mind and soul with the divine. Such group performances add energy, but ultimately it’s a solo journey,” says Ekin.

She guided the members not to believe in duality. “You and God are not two entities as such…in fact, everything is divine and one. Whirlwind, satsang, discussions, introspection and meditation are the means to go beyond the mind – the state of meditation. The human mind is very unstable and it easily transports us to various places, even during meditation. Listen, we can’t control our mind and thoughts because things will surely come and go, but we have to believe that what the mind says and shows isn’t always true and control leads us to ultimate meditation. adds Ekin.

Lucknow Chapter President Simu Ghai says, “The Dervishes’ meditation techniques have filled our hearts with divine love. After two hours of preparation, the limbs swirled for about an hour. Our members enjoyed the session and learned a lot from this session. “

Solidarity HealthShare Announces Hallow App as New Benefit for Members Wed, 21 Sep 2022 14:22:00 +0000

#1 Catholic app to support the mental and spiritual health of Solidarity members

TEMPE, Arizona., September 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Solidarity HealthShare proudly announces the addition of a new mental and spiritual health benefit available to Solidarity members.

Solidarity members now have access to Hallow Plus, Hallow’s premium subscription service, at a reduced rate to strengthen their personal prayer and meditation practices. Hallow is the #1 Catholic app in the App Store and features audio-guided content for prayer, meditation, music, scripture, and sleep.

In memory of the death of Angela Fadisthe late wife of the co-founder of Solidarity Chris Fadis10 years ago today, the first 500 Solidarity members who take advantage of this new member benefit will receive access to Hallow Plus and its extensive library of faith-based content, completely free of charge.

Also starting today, we invite members of Solidarity and all Catholics to join us in praying the Novena of Surrender through the Hallow app. Angela’s tremendous faith in the midst of terminal cancer inspired the founding of Solidarity HealthShare and encouraged thousands to trust and surrender to Christ.

“All we do is surrender ourselves to God and his will with joy.” Angela Fadis

Chris FadisPresident of Solidarity HealthShare said, “We are delighted to partner with Hallow and provide this effective tool for members to strengthen their prayer life. We have seen with our own eyes how prayer has helped our members through medical crises, and we believe this app can provide essential support. – especially when faced with difficult circumstances.”

Hallow will serve as a tool for Solidarity members to strengthen their mental and physical health, while deepening their personal relationship with God through a rich and diverse library of resources, including:

  • Meditations and reflections on overcoming common emotional wounds by Dr. Bob Schucht and Sr. Miriam James of the John Paul II Healing Center.
  • Lectures and exercises on the fight against addictions with Dr. Anthony Isaac from the School of Health Sciences at the University of Chatham.
  • Sessions on understanding and overcoming stress and anxiety with Regina BoydLMHC, founder of Boyd Counseling Services.
  • Content focused on building healthy relationships between friends, family, yourself and God with Dr. Gerry CreteClinical Director of Transfiguration Consulting.
  • Physical wellness content, including prayers for resilience, reflective stretching exercises and other inspirational sports content from world-class athletes and coaches, including Brett FavreJrue Holiday, Lou Holtz, Grace McCallum Brady Quinn, Harrison Butker.
  • Content of the daily prayer, including meditations and reflections on the daily Gospel.
  • Traditional spiritual content like novenas and litanies.
  • Prayers and Bible stories aimed at finding peace before going to sleep, led by familiar voices such as Mario Lopezthe p. mike schmitzand Emily Wilson.

Launched in December 2018, Hallow is a tool accessible to everyone to develop or deepen their personal relationship with God, wherever they are in their spiritual journey. The app has already been used to pray over 100 million times in over 150 countries and is currently available in English, Spanish, Polish and Portuguese, with other languages ​​under development.

“We are thrilled to partner with Chris and the team at Solidarity HealthShare to help people deepen their relationship with God and develop healthy prayer habits. Since we heard Angela’s story for the first times, we knew that this mission of surrender and trust in God was something we would be honored and honored to be a part of,” said Alex Jonesco-founder and CEO of Hallow.

For questions regarding Solidarity HealthShare, please contact 844-313-4999.

For any questions regarding Hallow, please contact [email protected].

About Solidarité SantéShare

Solidarity HealthShare is a healthcare sharing ministry offering members an affordable and ethical way to pay for healthcare. Based on the social and moral doctrine of the Catholic Church, we protect the conscience of members by sharing the costs of vital health care, refusing to participate in unethical medical practices. Our mission is to restore and rebuild an authentic Catholic healthcare system that promotes the sanctity of all human life, while facilitating the sharing of medical costs for our members.

About Hallow

Sanctify helps people deepen their relationship with God through audio-guided prayers, sleep meditations, Bible readings, meditations, and music. The app offers over 5,000 sessions including Daily Rosary, Daily Gospel, Daily Saint, Novenas, Exams, Father by Mike Schmitz Bible in a year, The chosenThe audio Bible of Jonathan Roumie, that of Bishop Barron Sunday sermons, peaceful Christian music, Gregorian chant and much more. Launched in December 2018, Hallow is now the #1 Catholic app in the world and has been used to pray over 100 million times in over 150 countries.

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Newly Listed Homes For Sale In The Fredericksburg Area | Local News Tue, 20 Sep 2022 18:00:00 +0000

A VIEW TO LIVE ON POTOMAC CREEK… an INCREDIBLE PRICE! Potomac Creek Cove offers a rare opportunity to live your dream of waterfront living. Nestled in a quiet cove, this home is a nature-soaked masterpiece at the edge of the DC metro area – you have to see it to believe it! Board your boat for a trip down the Potomac River, then dine in historic downtown Fredericksburg, just 15 minutes’ drive away. DC commuter rail, Amtrak and I-95 are nearby and all connect you quickly to destinations along the east coast. Architect-designed, this custom-built home boasts countless attributes: custom-milled hardwood flooring, Italian marble, travertine tile, stainless steel railing, a gourmet kitchen, home theater, and a stunning tower room downstairs. 4th floor with panoramic views, perfect for a meditation studio and yoga room, to name a few. In total, the home boasts over 6,400 square feet of space and nestled on nearly 12 acres, was built with sustainability and efficiency in mind. The main level offers an open concept living area, with a two-story great room and wood-burning stone fireplace, a private office, a bedroom with ensuite bathroom and a “dog house”/mudroom just off the garage. , perfect for your four-legged friends with dog door and private fenced outdoor area. The finished lower level offers a second kitchen, a state-of-the-art cinema room, an additional washer-dryer hookup, a bedroom with bathroom ensuite, an extra office/bedroom and entertainment A perfect space for kids, in-laws or nanny and guests, as there is a separate entrance. This home has lots of natural light! The outdoor areas feature over 900 square feet of outdoor decking with IPE flooring and a custom-designed railing. Two outdoor fireplaces and a covered outdoor dining room await your intimate gatherings. Several works from domestic spaces. This home was built with land and property in mind, following the curves of land and water. A waterfront equestrian community includes two barns (rent a stall for just $35 a month) and two horse pastures, a community area for boats, and over 250 acres of protected woodland and wetlands. The house has stunning water views from almost every room in the house. It overlooks Potomac Creek, a tidal estuary of the Potomac River. Looking north is Crow’s Nest Nature Reserve – a vast 3,800 acre wilderness area that will never be developed. The area abounds with outdoor opportunities: hiking, biking, boating, bird watching, stargazing, and horseback riding. In summary, this is a rare opportunity to live in a waterfront and equestrian community, in a custom-designed home with stunning water views, bordering the DC metro area but enveloped in nature – and only a short drive to historic downtown Fredericksburg.

Personal loan interest rates soar for 3- and 5-year loans Mon, 19 Sep 2022 21:40:28 +0000

Our goal at Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS Number 1681276, hereafter referred to as “Credible”, is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we promote the products of our partner lenders, all opinions are our own.

The latest personal loan interest rate trends from Credible Marketplace, updated weekly. (Stock)

Borrowers with a good credit application personal loans in the last seven days pre-qualified for higher rates for 3 and 5 year loans compared to the previous seven days.

For borrowers with credit scores of 720 or higher who used the Credible Marketplace to select a lender between September 12 and September 18:

  • Rates on 3-year fixed-rate loans averaged 11.91%, down from 11.68% the previous seven days and from 11.14% a year ago.
  • Rates on 5-year fixed rate loans averaged 15.94%, down from 15.05% the previous seven days and from 14.88% a year ago.

Personal loans have become a popular means of consolidate and pay off credit card debt and other loans. They can also be used to cover unexpected expenses like medical billstake care of a major purchase or finance home improvement projects.

Personal loan interest rates have increased over the past seven days for 3 and 5 year loans. Three-year loan rates increased by 0.23 percentage points, while 5-year loans saw a larger increase of 0.89 percentage points. In addition, interest rates for both loan terms are higher than they were at the same time last year. Yet borrowers can take advantage of interest savings now with a 3- or 5-year personal loan. Both loan terms offer significantly lower interest rates than higher cost borrowing options like credit cards.

Whether a personal loan is right for you often depends on several factors, including the rate you may qualify for. Comparing several lenders and their rates could help you get the best possible personal loan for your needs.

It’s always a good idea to comparison store on sites like Credible to understand how much you qualify for and choose the best option for you.

Here are the latest personal loan interest rate trends from the Credible Marketplace, updated monthly.

Personal Loan Weekly Rate Trends


The table above shows the average prequalified rates for borrowers with credit scores of 720 or higher who used the Credible Marketplace to select a lender.

For the month of August 2022:

  • 3-year personal loan rates averaged 15.03%, down from 11.04% in July.
  • 5-year personal loan rates averaged 16.52%, down from 13.72% in July.

Personal loan rates vary widely depending on credit rating and length of loan. If you’re curious about what kind of personal loan rates you might qualify for, you can use an online tool like Credible to compare the options of different private lenders. Checking your rates will not affect your credit score.

All Credible Marketplace lenders offer fixed rate loans at competitive rates. Since lenders use different methods to assess borrowers, it’s a good idea to ask for personal loan rates from multiple lenders so you can compare your options.

Current personal loan rates by credit score


In August, the average prequalified rate retained by borrowers was:

  • 9.05% for borrowers with a credit score of 780 or higher choosing a 3-year loan
  • 30.84% ​​for borrowers with credit scores below 600 choosing a 5-year loan

Depending on factors such as your credit score, the type of personal loan you are looking for, and the repayment term of the loan, the interest rate may differ.

As the chart above shows, a good credit rating can mean a lower interest rate, and rates tend to be higher on loans with fixed interest rates and longer repayment terms.

How to get a lower interest rate

Many factors influence the interest rate a lender can offer you for a personal loan. But there are steps you can take to increase your chances of getting a lower interest rate. Here are some tactics to try.

Increase credit score

Generally, people with higher credit scores qualify for lower interest rates. Steps that can help you improve your credit score over time include:

  • Pay your bills on time. Payment history is the most important factor in your credit score. Pay all your bills on time for the amount owed.
  • Check your credit report. Check your credit file to make sure there are no errors. If you find any errors, dispute them with the credit bureau.
  • Reduce your credit utilization rate. Paying off credit card debt can improve this important credit score factor.
  • Avoid opening new credit accounts. Apply for and open only the credit accounts you really need. Too many serious inquiries on your credit report in a short time could lower your credit score.

Choose a shorter loan term

Personal loan repayment terms can vary from one to several years. Generally, shorter terms come with lower interest rates because the lender’s money is at risk for a shorter period.

If your financial situation allows it, applying for a shorter term could help you get a lower interest rate. Keep in mind that the shorter term doesn’t just benefit the lender – by choosing a shorter repayment term, you’ll pay less interest over the life of the loan.

Get a co-signer

You may be familiar with the concept of a co-signer if you have student loans. If your credit isn’t good enough to qualify for the best personal loan interest rates, find a co-signer with good credit could help you get a lower interest rate.

Remember that if you are unable to repay the loan, your co-signer will have to repay it. And co-signing a loan could also affect their credit score.

Compare rates from different lenders

Before applying for a personal loan, it’s a good idea to shop around and compare offers from several different lenders to get the lowest rates. Online lenders generally offer the most competitive rates and can be quicker to disburse your loan than a physical establishment.

But don’t worry, comparing rates and terms doesn’t have to be a tedious process.

Credible is easy. Simply enter the amount you wish to borrow and you can compare multiple lenders to choose the one that suits you best.

About Credible

Credible is a multi-lender marketplace that allows consumers to discover the financial products best suited to their particular situation. Credible’s integrations with major lenders and credit bureaus allow consumers to quickly compare accurate and personalized loan options without putting their personal information at risk or affecting their credit score. The Credible Marketplace delivers an unparalleled customer experience, as evidenced by over 4,500 positive Trustpilot reviews and a TrustScore of 4.7/5.

]]> PUML Better Health named “Best Move-to-Earn App in the Mon, 19 Sep 2022 13:12:02 +0000

Dubai, Sept. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PUML Better Health, a decentralized Move-to-Earn app where users can be rewarded with their $PUMLx cryptocurrency token for healthy habits and challenges, has been awarded the “Best Move-to-Earn App” award by Entrepreneur Middle East at the Leaders in Fintech Awards 2022.

“We are truly honored to be recognized by Entrepreneur as leaders in digital assets, especially in the Middle East where the pool of projects like ours is huge. To have a project that stood out for them is an incredible achievement. for us”, said Damien King, CEO and Founder of PUML Better Health.

“Since the beginning of PUML, the team and I have worked diligently to use the platform and create a positive step towards using blockchain technology for real causes. To improve people’s lives, physically, mentally and Financially is important to us, so being recognized as the best Move-to-Earn app is a reminder that we are headed in the right direction.”

The king concluded, “We want to thank Entrepreneur for the recognition, and we look forward to launching the exciting things we have in the weeks and months ahead.”

The price comes just before Token 2049 in Singapore, where PUML will sponsor the event and make a big announcement.

About PUML Better Health

PUML Better Health is one of the top 3 Web, Move-to-Earn, Fitness and Wellness companies on the Gold Coast, Australia.

PUML specializes in the Move-To-Earn industry, where users can be rewarded with their $PUMLx cryptocurrency token on the Ethereum blockchain for completing health challenges such as steps and meditation.

PUML successfully launched Move-to-Earn for Corporates in 2021 by signing with major companies such as Western Union, Deloitte, LVMH and many more, generating substantial revenue and growth.

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]]> Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II: All music played during the service Mon, 19 Sep 2022 12:55:00 +0000

September 19, 2022, 1:55 p.m.

All the music played at the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.

Image: Getty

As the nation bids a final farewell to Her Majesty, here is a full program of all the music that featured at her funeral at Westminster Abbey on Monday September 19, 2022.

The service for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was conducted by the Dean of Westminster, with music sung by choristers from Westminster Abbey Choir and Her Majesty’s Chapel Royal Choir.

Westminster Abbey Organist and Master of Choristers James O’Donnell conducted the choirs and Abbey Sub-Organist Peter Holder and Assistant Organist Matthew Jorysz played the organ during service.

The service included three hymns, two hymns and two new works composed for the ceremony by Scottish composer Sir James MacMillan and the King’s Master of Music, Judith Weir.

Other featured musicians include the Household Cavalry State Trumpeters, led by Trumpeter-Major Julian Sandford, the Household Division Bands Band Team, led by Lieutenant Colonel David Barringer MBE, commanding groups of the household division, and the Queen’s Piper, adjutant. Class 1 (pipe major) Paul Burns, who played the serve.

The Queen’s coffin is now being transported to Windsor Castle for a televised burial service – here’s all the music you’ll hear at St George’s Chapel.

Read more: Queen’s funeral: How music will play a part in Westminster Abbey service

What music was played on the organ at Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral?

Before the ceremony began, Westminster Abbey assistant organist Matthew Jorysz played the following music.

  • Fantasy in four parts – Orlando Gibbons (1583–1625) Organist of Westminster Abbey 1623–25
  • Romanza (Symphony No. 5 in D) – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958) arranged by Robert Quinney (b. 1976)
  • Reliqui domum meum – Peter Maxwell Davies (1934-2016)
  • Meditation on ‘Brother James’s Air’ – Harold Darke (1888–1976)
  • Prelude on ‘Ecce jam noctis’ Op.157 No.3 – Healey Willan (1880–1968)
  • Psalm Prelude Set 1 No.2 – Herbert Howells (1892–1983)
  • In the Country Op.194 No.2 – Charles Villiers Stanford (1852–1924)
  • Fantasy on ‘O Paradise’ – Malcolm Williamson (1931–2003)
  • Elegy Op.58 – Edward Elgar (1857–1934) arranged by Matthew Jorysz (b. 1992)

Westminster Abbey sub-organist Peter Holder then played the following works by Edward Elgar before the procession of religious representatives moved to their places in the nave and sacrarium for the funeral.

  • Andante espressivo (Sonata in G Op.28)
  • Sospiri Op.70

At the end of the service, Holder performed Johann Sebastian Bach’s Fantasia in C minor BWV 562 as the coffin and procession left the abbey.

Read more: The music for the Queen’s engagement service at St. George’s Chapel

What did the choir sing at the entrance to the coffin procession?

As the coffin procession passed through the Abbey, the Westminster Abbey Choir sang The Funeral Sentences.

  • I am the resurrection and the life, says the Lord – John 11:25-26
  • I know that my Redeemer lives – Job 19:25-27
  • We brought nothing into this world – William Croft, 1 Timothy 6:7; Job 1: 21
  • You know, Lord, the secrets of our hearts – Henry Purcell, The Book of Common Prayer (1549)
  • I heard a voice from heaven say to me – William Croft, Revelation 14:13

What hymns were sung at Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral?

The congregation was asked to sing three hymns during the funeral ceremony at various times during the service. These hymns were

  • The day you gave, Lord, is over
  • The Lord is my Shepherd
  • Divine love, all loves excel

The first hymn, ‘The day you have given to the Lord is over’, was sung after the Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle MBE, Dean of Westminster, gave the bidding. This anthem was notably performed as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of Queen Elizabeth II’s great-grandmother, Queen Victoria, in 1897.

The second hymn, “The Lord is my Shepherd”, was one of Her Majesty’s favorite pieces of music, having featured in a list of the late Queen’s Top 10 Music Pieces revealed in 2016. This hymn was sung after the second reading, read by the Right Honorable Elizabeth Truss MP, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

“Love Divine, All Loves Excelling”, was sung after the Lord’s Prayer. The anthem was written by prolific hymn writer, Charles Wesley, who wrote over 6,500 hymns, including Hark! The herald angels sing.

Read more: ‘Love Divine, all Loves Excelling’ – lyrics to Charles Wesley’s beloved hymn

What choral music was played at Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral?

Two new pieces of music have been specially composed for the ceremony by notable living British composers.

The first, “Like as the Hart”, is an unaccompanied setting of Psalm 42 from the Book of Common Prayer by British composer and King’s Music Master, Judith Weir CBE.

The composer explained before the ceremony that “Her Majesty’s strong faith and support for Anglican worship was an inspiration” when setting the psalm to music.

Weir has written new music for many national and royal occasions, including most recently for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Service of Thanksgiving at St Paul’s Cathedral. She says her music has always been graciously, and often personally, acknowledged by the late Queen.

Speaking to Moira Stuart for the third series of Moira Stuart Meets… on Classic FM the day before Her Majesty’s funeral, Weir told Stuart the ceremony would be “a beautifully interpreted occasion… even as a musical experience “.

Read more: Who is the current Master of the King’s Music, and what does his title mean?

The second specially composed piece is the hymn of the service, a setting to music of a text from the New Testament Epistle to the Romans by Scottish composer Sir James MacMillan.

The choir also performed a hymn by Hubert Parry, “My soul, there is a country”, which is one of the six motets that make up the composer’s music. farewell songs. Parry is a favorite of King Charles III, and in 2021 the then Prince of Wales presented a film about Parry’s life titled, The Prince and the Composer.

A setting to Psalm 34 by Ralph Vaughan Williams, “O taste and see how gracious the Lord is,” which was composed for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, was sung after the prayers.

What instrumental music was played at Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral?

The Last Post was sounded by the Household Cavalry State Trumpeters from the steps of the Lady’s Chapel, led by Trumpeter-Major Julian Sandford.

A two-minute silence, heard across the UK, followed, ending with a sound of The Reville by the State Trumpeters.

Following this, the congregation sang the national anthem, “God Save The King”. The Sovereign’s Piper of the Royal Regiment of Scotland, Warrant Officer Class 1 (Pipe Major) Paul Burns, then played the traditional lament, ‘Sleep, dearie, sleep’.

What music will be played at Queen Elizabeth II’s burial ceremony?

Her Majesty’s burial service will take place at 4 p.m. at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle.

The service will be sung by the St. George’s Chapel Choir, conducted by James Vivian, Music Director. The organ will be played by Luke Bond, Deputy Director of Music.

Before the start of the ceremony, Bond will play a selection of pieces for the organ, including works by Dame Ethel Smyth and Samuel Coleridge-Taylor.

Two hymns will be sung during the service; the first, ‘All My Hope on God is Founded’, will follow the service auction, and the second, ‘Christ is made the sure foundation’, with music by English composer Henry Purcell.

The Queen’s piper, Pipe Major James M. Banks, will once again play a lament before the end of the service, which will be followed by a rendition of Britain’s national anthem, ‘God Save the King’. The ceremony will end with the same volunteer as the previous funeral, Prelude and Fugue in C minor BWV 562 by Johann Sebastian Bach.

Hospitality: welcoming foreigners | Cape Cod Daily News Sun, 18 Sep 2022 19:10:49 +0000 Hospitality is the foundation of Benedictine spirituality. Saint Benedict insisted that hospitality is one of the highest values ​​for monasteries, writing:

“May all arriving guests be received as Christ.” Rule of Saint Benedict 53:1

The “guest” can be a stranger, a friend-to-be, members of our community who are marginalized, or our closest friends and family. Hospitality involves being truly present to others, being aware of their needs and challenges, and responding to them with respect as much as possible. For our loved ones, we must welcome each other again and again, forgive each other as we grow together or apart, give each other grace and space as we grow. Recent news has caused me to reflect on the importance of extending hospitality to the health of our minds and to the souls of organizations, communities, states and countries; consider how I have given and received hospitality, and how it has been refused by myself or others. Inadvertently or intentionally, we often do not welcome others. We are human – busy, thoughtless, oblivious – it is forgivable, but what we have witnessed – immigrants lured to an unknown place with the promise of shelter and work – goes beyond the denial of hospitality. Diana Butler Bass writes about Radical Hospitality in her Cottage Sunday Musings, commenting on the appalling news that “immigrants are lured from a San Antonio shelter by the Governor of Florida and shipped to Massachusetts because some sort of stunt politics is deeply cruel. the use of people in distress for political purposes. And the mirth and amusement this episode inspired among self-proclaimed “Christian” politicians was nauseating… A church on Martha’s Vineyard was home to unexpected arrivals, “unwitting angels,” as guests worthy of treatment worthy, is a testimony of kindness and generosity, a vision of the world as God intends it – to practice hospitality towards strangers. I encourage you to read his letter which includes an excerpt adapted from his book, A People’s History of Christianity: The Other Side of the Story (2004). She “points out that NO ONE can call themselves a Christian unless they practice hospitality to strangers…If every religious community were like a swarm of bees, running to meet the displaced, the lost, and the unexpected strangers with equal pleasure, the same zeal, and eagerness as the early Christians. Theologian Letty Russell once noted, “The word for hospitality in the Greek New Testament is philoxenia, love of the stranger. Its opposite is xenophobia, hatred of foreigners. Philoxenia turns strangers into friends.

What a difference philoxenia would make a difference in our world — and in our politics — right now.

I also offer excerpts and links to other thoughts I have written on hospitality: Hospitality to Friends Friendships, old and new, are a treasure, a gift of hospitality and a welcome from other in your life. Friendships create a space to come home to, an opportunity to be fully seen as who we are and who we want to become. Friendships are an opportunity to accept another’s hospitality as well, to see ourselves through the eyes of our special friends. Friendships with women are part sisterhood, part mothering, part chair counseling, part spiritual direction. The Cell Phone Problem We need to look away from our cell phones and all the distractions of a busy life long enough to remember the Benedictine value of practicing hospitality. Being hospitable is our chance to respond to God’s great generosity to us. Hospitality is being present to others, taking the time to appreciate the presence of the other and being attentive to what the other shares. Humor is the hand of hospitality Hospitality can be different from one situation to another. It could be opening up your home to someone else or serving a meal, but it could also be cracking a joke to break the ice or ease some tension. Humor is the hand of hospitality. Hospitality and Icon of the Holy Trinity Fr. Thomas also gave us a special gift, a replica of the icon of the Holy Trinity by Andrei Rublev. A religious icon, picture or image, communicates a deeper spiritual meaning often used in prayer and meditation for Christians around the world. It was a special image for him, used as a holy card for his ordination and his first mass in 1992. our new home. The three angels in the icon symbolize the three strangers whom Abraham welcomes into his tent in Genesis.

Abraham’s Visitors

The Lord appeared to Abraham by the oak of Mamre, as he sat at the entrance to his tent…he saw three men standing near him. When he saw them, he ran from the entrance of the tent to greet them… He ran to the herd, chose a tender and choice calf, and gave it to a servant, who quickly took it prepare. Then he took curds and milk, and the calf that had been prepared, and set them before them, waiting for them under the tree while they ate (Genesis 18:1-8). ]]>