Come, Ye Sinners, Poor and Needy

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Info:
Words: Joseph Hart
Music: traditional
Key: F minor
Time Sig: 4/4
Tempo: 90 | mid tempo
Tune: ARISE
Meter: 8.7.8.7 with refrain
CCLI #: 7047270
Verse: Matthew 11:28-30
Ideas:
Use Come Ye Sinners for Easter, the Lord's Supper and Good Friday.

Due to the complex chord structure and pentatonic melody I've created just a 2 part vocals part for this arrangement - use the same chart for a worship leader with a female background vocalist, praise team or choir.

The melody is extremely wide. If F minor is a little too high for you I'd suggest dropping it only a half step to E minor, otherwise it will go too low.

Come Ye Sinners is the first recording I've done in quite a while that doesn't have any synth sounds or programmed loops. I'm starting to feel a trend in contemporary church music towards less synth and more acoustic and simplicity. Maybe there's a backlash against Hillsong United's latest, very-synthy and programmed material (which I don't think an average church can pull off.) I also know of a huge megachurch that has completely stopped using all multitracks/stems/computer effects and will only play live. What do you think? I'm still a synth fanatic so I don't think I'll go cold turkey 🙂 Leave your comments on the blog.
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