Worship Interludes: Piano Instrumentals for Prayer, Reflection, Meditation, Relaxation
By Fred McKinnon
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Worship Interludes (WorshipInterludes.Com) is an instrumental podcast created by pianist & composer, Fred McKinnon (www.FredMcKinnon.Com). These short, improvised, instrumental performances are designed to provide a peaceful, restful interlude away from the noise and clamor of our society. These interludes are perfect for times of prayer, rest, or meditation.
||CleanWorship Interludes: Mysteries [Episode 67, February 27, 2018]||Today’s interlude is going to be different, in case you haven’t noticed. I’ve added another layer of sound with the acoustic piano. I wanted to experiment with some ambient synth pads and create some tension for this interlude.||2/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Restoration [Episode 66, February 22, 2018]||Yesterday I was talking to some friends about the word “Restore” and “Restoration”. This is a word that I’m focusing on in 2018. There have been some things I’ve lost – that I’ve let slip in my life – and I am hoping to see the||2/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Determination [Episode 65, February 13, 2018]||Today’s interlude is called “Determination”. There are days when we remind ourselves about what is at stake. We think to ourselves, “I can just give in and give up, or I can press on”. Determination escapes us from time to time but it||2/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Majesty and Power [Episode 64, February 6, 2018]||Today I was able to walk outside on a beautiful day with clear blue skies and watch in bewilderment as the SpaceX corporation launched their “Falcon Heavy” spaceship from Cape Canaveral, FL. The launch site is several hours south yet on a beauti||2/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Keep Walking [Episode 62, January 22, 2018]||I’ll be honest. I almost didn’t record today. You see, it’s Monday. But not just a Monday, it’s one of “those Mondays”. The kind of Monday where you oversleep because your alarm was set to “PM” instead of “AM”.||1/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Humility [Episode 61, January 17, 2018]||I’ve been thinking about humility lately. Such a powerful thing; yet, often difficult to obtain. The Bible says that God opposed the proud, but gives grace to the humble. I want to be more humble. That is my meditation today as I play||1/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: All Is Not Lost [Episode 60, January 10, 2018]||Today’s interlude was inspired by my devotional reading from the Bible. [2 Chronicles, Chapter 25] I wrote some devotional thoughts which I will include below. These are the thoughts that were on my mind as I recorded this interlude.||1/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: The First Snow [Episode 59, January 4, 2018]||Hello everyone and HAPPY NEW YEAR! We’re down here in South Georgia where snow is typically non-existent. Someone didn’t realize that because the south has been blanketed with snow and ice. We didn’t get snowfall here on St. Simons Island,||1/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Silent Night [Episode 58, December 20, 2017]||Life has been super, super busy these last couple of months; hence, the lack of worship interludes. The very reason I created these was to have a discipline, in the midst of a busy life, to slow down. I’m happy to release this newest episode enti||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: First Snow [Episode 57, December 5, 2017]||Hey Gang, Life happened and I took a little break here in the studio. Little did I realize that almost an entire month has passed since my last interlude. Today’s interlude is called “First Snow”. It hasn’t snowed here in south Georgia (an||12/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Waiting In the Storm [Episode 56, November 9, 2017]||Have you ever found yourself in the midst of a storm? You want to run and find shelter. Protection is your biggest objective. I loved this beautiful picture and I can imagine running into this barn for protection.||11/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: The Simple Things [Episode 55, November 7, 2017]||Some times we should stop and pray, meditate, or reflect on the simple things of life. Those small; yet faithful, simple things that bring us hope, pleasure, and joy. How often do we neglect to be grateful for the simple things of life.||11/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Serenity [Episode 54]||Serenity: the state of being calm, serene, or tranquil. In this busy world, I hope you can find a bit of serenity today. May this music help you find that place.||10/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: A New Beginning [Episode 53, October 16, 2017]||There are two things that I appreciate and both have similar meanings: sunrises Monday mornings Yes, you read that correct – Monday mornings. Most people absolutely hate the thought of Monday morning. But for me, much like the sunrise,||10/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Take My Life [Episode 52, Oct 5, 2017]||Today’s interlude is a simple piano rendition of the classic hymn, “Take My Life and Let It Be”. As I spent time in prayer and meditation today it became my renewed prayer. Take my life, and let it be Consecrated, Lord,||10/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Winding Down [Episode 51, Sept 28, 2017]||Hello dear friends, I’ve been a bit out of my typical “2x per week” routine of recording and releasing these instrumental interludes. Lots of schedule changes in recovery from Hurricane Irma and then a trip out to LA have me way off schedule.||9/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: After Irma [Episode 50, Sept 19, 2017]||I’d hoped to do something very special for the 50th episode of my “Worship Interludes” podcast but I never dreamed it would be a tribute composition and video from our experience the past week with Hurricane Irma.||9/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Peace Be Still (Pre Hurricane Irma) [Episode 49, Sept 7, 2017]||Today’s interlude is called “Peace, Be Still”. Hurricane Irma is a major hurricane that is ripping through the Caribbean and is threatening Florida, Georgia and the southern US. We are still a few days away from having the impact of this s||9/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: In the Waiting [Episode 48, August 29, 2017]||Today’s interlude is called “In The Waiting”. We all have times when all we can do is wait. We’ve done everything else we know to do. Waiting is often the most difficult part of life. Waiting for dreams to become a reality … waitin||8/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Determination [Episode 46, August 9, 2017]||Determination: we need it in life. Whether you are determined to make a goal, to resolve a problem, or to get back on track … getting the right mindset is so important. In many cases, sheer will power is never enough.||8/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Stones [Episode 45, August 7, 2017]||Stones. Young David in the Bible used a stone and a sling to conquer the feared giant, Goliath. Stones. Some in the Bible used them to execute justice on sinners who violated the Law. Once, Jesus even rescued a woman who was about to be stone||8/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Speak to Me [Episode 44, July 24, 2017]||Today’s interlude is called “Speak to Me”. It was inspired by the story of young Samuel in 1 Samuel 3 of the Bible. In this story Samuel hears a voice calling his name but does not realize it’s the voice of God. He goes to his priest,||7/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Are You Weary? [Episode 43, July 18, 2017]||Are you weary? I love this great photo courtesy of Pexels.Com. This guy looks like he’s just about to give up. He can’t take it anymore. Just pull over, stop it all, and crash. I’ll be honest. July has been a very difficult month for m||7/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Storms [Episode 42, July 12, 2017]||For those who read the show notes, I’m grateful. You’ll begin seeing that these instrumental interludes are part of my life. I play them first for me, for my own times of devotion, prayer, meditation .. and then share them with the world.||7/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|25||CleanVideoAmerica the Beautiful [Episode 41, July 4, 2017]||Happy 4th of July. I realize that thousands of listeners to this podcast are outside of the United States of America but today is our birthday as a country. I hope you enjoy my piano interlude of “America the Beautiful” and the slideshow.||7/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
I have known Fred for over 20 years and his music continues to glorify our Father with excellence! Thank you Fred for sharing once again!
Peace like a River.... You will love this!!!
You will love this!
Peaceful & prophetic...
Few can flow so smoothly on the piano... these "played prayers" are peaceful & prophetic, conveying waves of relaxing, meditative piano music. Absolutely beautiful... a worthy "subscribe".
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