‘Rock of Ages’ (Outdoors!)

I can’t imagine how they make the acoustics work, but these kids from Fountainview Academy perform their hymns outdoors: here, Rock of Ages.

As much as I love geology and paleontology, I have to admit I’m now with William Jennings Bryan on this one: I’m much more interested in the Rock of Ages than the age of rocks.

About leeduigon

I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

3 responses to “‘Rock of Ages’ (Outdoors!)

  • Phoebe

    Amazing! How do you find these marvels? And was the harpist really playing the harp with full-fingered gloves on? These kids are wonderful. Maybe there’s hope for America after all.

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  • Erlene

    I fully agree with your assessment of rocks. If you listen to “scientists” and their millions of years stories, it would all be meaningless anyway. Love the music.

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  • Linda Sorci

    Beautiful! Another one of my favorites.

    With regard to the acoustics, several things come to mind. The Lord and the mountains help; also, the actual recording may be indoors and then they relocate for the filming. It would seem nearly impossible to avoid he sound of the wind through the microphones otherwise. Either way, these young people are superb in their praise.

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