Encouraging people around the world since 1991 !!
I moved down to Georgia
about 25 years ago after leaving the
Chicago, Illinois area, where I was born and grew up in.
I worked as a Computer Consultant for many of the
large companies over the years. The last company I worked for
I was consulting for IBM here in the Atlanta area.
I just retired at the end of last year.
I have a wonderful wife and three children,
two girls and a boy and one granddaughter that has Down Syndrome.
My son has a disability called Kleinfelter’s syndrome which is caused
by having both the male and female chromosome, so he has 47 chromosomes
where normally you would have 46.
I enjoy making midis as a
hobby and have been doing it for about 15 years.
I am not a musician at all. I cannot play any instruments.
I use software to make the midis from sheet music.
All That Is True
Before The Coming Lord
Children Of Light
Content In All Things / Only Jesus Satisfies
Do All To The Glory Of God
Do Not Fear
Doxology Round #1
Faithful Is The Lord
Fearfully And Wonderfully Made
First To Last
Glory To The Righteous One
God Is Healer
God Is Our Refuge
Gracious And Merciful
His Grace Is Sufficient
Holy And Awesome
Holy One Of Israel
Hush My Little Loved One
I Have Loved You
I Will Give Thanks
In My Heart (flute)
In My Heart (organ)
In The Still, Still Part Of The Night
In Your Presence
It Is Good
Jesus, You're The Way (calypso version)
Land That Drinks In The Rain
Light, Into Darkness, Has Come
Like A Green Tree
Like The Rising Sun
Lord, We Wait
May You Be Exalted
My Father Can Do Anything
My Soul With You
Not By Might
Open The Doors
Open The Eyes Of My Heart
Praise and Glory
Righteousness And Justice
Service Song (1)
Service Song (2)
Set An Example
Sleep, Dear Loved One
Sleep, Sweet Sarah
Such Great Love
The Fruit Of The Spirit
The Plans I Have For You
The Stability Of Our Times
Those Who Wait For The Lord
The Word Of The Lord
There Will Be Silence
To Behold You
To Him Who Sits On The Throne
We Are One
We Give Thanks To You Lord
We're The King's Kids
Wisdom And Might
Who Is Like You
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All songs copyright Ralph Merrifield
New Hope Music, PO Box 1612, Westboro MA 01581
You have our encouragement and permission
to duplicate and share these song for all "not-for-profit" purposes
(web site background, recordings, corporate worship, give-away copies).
Please contact New Hope for other uses. Thanks !!!
If any of you have the
time and resources
to create MIDI files,
I'm looking for people to help arrange
100+ more New Hope songs!
My general approach for background/accompaniment MIDIs is
1) Use a brief Intro
2) Keep the melody out front, but the accompaniment interesting enough to support it. Descants, countermelodies and a variety of instruments are fun!
3) Have sufficient repeats to cover all verses. OK to use an occasional, brief interlude between verses.
4) When appropriate, repeat the chorus at the end.
5) A simple ending after the last verse/chorus helps wrap things up...
Yes, it's a very basic approach, but these MIDIs serve well as backgrounds on our web sites, and as accompaniment in group singing around the world. They are also popping up all around the Internet!
Other types of arrangements of our songs are encouraged (classical, jazz, SATB), and each finds its place in our web sites.
Want to use our MIDIs on your web site ?
Karaoke version of some NHM MIDIs
New Hope Music MIDI page
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