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Thursday, March 10, 2022

Setlist from "In the Church & in the Streets: Music that Shapes the Soul & Rocks the World" (HNRS 4990)


If you're reading this you probably attended the Wednesday morning class of HNRS 4990 - In the Church & in the Streets: Music that Shapes the Soul & Rocks the World at St. Catherine University, St. Paul, MN.  

Here's the setlist of what we sang (with links to online recordings!) and a few other resources we referred to during our time together.

Opening setlist

  • Lead with Love (Melanie DeMore) 
  • Push (Liz Digitale Anderson)
  • Syncopated Bismillah (words: traditional Islamic; Music & Movements: Fattah Kriner)

Set 1 - Songs from the Streets (with Liz)

Set 2 - Songs from Dances of Universal Peace (with Adam & Conie)
  • Gate Gate (Words: from the Prajna-paramita Hridaya Sutra/Music & movements: Nikolai Stromonogov
  • Spirit of Peace (Words & movements: Rev. Otto Zing & Neil Douglas Klotz/Music: traditional)
  • Thy Light Is In All Forms (words: Hazrat Inayat Khan/Music & movements: Yakzan Valdez)
Closing Set
We covered a lot of territory is a short amount of time.  One last question I would like to invite you into is "What is this all for?"


Upcoming Events
  • Heart Songs, virtual song circle:  Mon, Mar 14, 6:30-8p. Online.  Details here.  
  • Full Moon Full Voice Song Circle:  Fri, Mar 18, 7:30-9p @ Yess Yoga, Mpls.  Register here.  See more details on fb or this blog.
  • Freeing Refrains with guest Merle Geode: Stories, Songs, and Conversation:  Thu, Mar 24, 6:30-8:30p.  Online.  Register here.  More details on the blog.  

Be in Touch!
Interested in staying connected to do more singing and dancing?  Want to respond to our above question?  Email listening@pointsoflightmusic.net.  

Here's a list of song and sound interests we focus on. Let us know which event notices want to see in your inbox.
  • General in-person song circles
  • Sunday Morning Heretics, LGBTIA+ friendly (with Liz)
  • Protests & Movement Spaces (with Liz)
  • Soul Song, BIPOC-centered circle (with Conie and Liz)
  • Dances of Universal Peace (with Conie and Adam) - events planned soon!
  • Heart Songs, virtual song circle (with Conie)
  • Biracial & Rural, community of care and storytelling space (with Conie)
  • Full Voice Coaching (with Conie)
It was an honor and delight to share sound, space, and breath with each of you.  May these songs nourish your heart and fire for a just world.  

Conie, Liz, and Adam

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