Personal Narrative: Modern Day Christian Music

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On March 27th, I attended Living Water Presbyterian Church Service to witness a different style of music. Every Sunday, at my church, there is a different type of music consisting of old hymns and modern day Christian music. So it was going to be a surprise because I didn’t know what they were going to play. Since the church service was primary focus on Easter, I expected some old hymns. When we entered the church, we were feather with palm leaves and the welcomed into the church with hand clappers. The people on stages look comfortable being up on stage and seemed to enjoy welcoming people on the service. To get people off their feet, the service started we started with the opening song “Up from the Grave He Arose.” As I was listening to the music, and was trying to sing along, I could hear the…show more content…
While we were doing announcements the pastor explained why we were given clappers. Every time we heard the word Hosanna, we had to clap and shake the clappers. After that was over, finally we got to the music. We usually sing three song consisting old hymns to modern songs but this Easter we sang mainly modern day songs. The first song was “Hosanna” by Hillsong. The same band was up there. There was the rhythm section and the singers but this time there was a piano. This sing was slower than the first but also definitely the loudest because of the congregation shaking their clappers. “Hosanna” was a duple meter beat. The next song was “Because He Lives”. This song was mainly played by the piano but it was assisted with the drums. To me, it was hard to tell if it was duple meter or triple but I felt it was to slow for a triple meter beat. The tempo was a medium so it wasn’t too fast or to slow. I could tell that a lot of people liked this song because many people were swaying to this
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