Hymns can be found on the Bible Study page.
Master of Their Instruments
The best of the best in the last 100 years, from a survey of my music-loving friends.
Piano – Glen Gould, Lang Lang, Rachmaninoff, Herbie Hancock, Leonard Berstein, Dave Brubeck, Gershwin, Scott Joplin
Trumpet – Wynton Marsalis, Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Chet Baker, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Herseth
Cello – Yo Yo Ma
Violin – Itzak Perlman, Joshua Bell, Hilary Hahn, Sarah Chang
Saxophone – John Coltraine, Charlie Parker, Wayne Shorter
Percussion – Neil Peart, Tito Puente, Keiko Abe, Vic Firth, Max Roach
Guitar – Villa-Lobos, Jimi Hendrix, Santana, Andy McKee, Django Reinhardt, Segovia
Cajun – Marc Savoy
Ukulele – Jake Shimabukuro
I Hear America Singing. I cannot emphasize how much we love this book and CD. The CD sat in our car’s player for about 4 years without being rotated! Classic American folk songs appropriate for kids, but performed at a high level and enjoyable for adults.
If you really want to dig into American folk, the best resource is Smithsonian Folkways.
The past few years I’ve simply created a playlist on my Amazon Music account with works from a certain composer, based loosely on Ambleside Online’s Composer Rotation Schedule.
By Period, on Naxos
Free online sheet music grouped by composer: MusOpen