This video series was created to teach you the principles that are
commonly used in Gospel Organ Songs. On this Volume three video, you
will learn another style of play that is very common in Gospel Music
called "The Rubato Style" The word "Rubato" is a Latin word which means
This style is used in all styles of music to help
accent the melody in the song. This 'free flowing" style of play in
common is used in songs like:
We will use the song "Because He Lives"
- Amazing Grace
- How Great
- Because He Lives
- Leaning on the Everlasting
- and more
in the key of Ab to illustrate this style of play. We will also cover
the following topics on this video lesson.
- The Rubato Style
- How to add the melody on the organ
- Dynamics and
- Breakdown of the song 'Because He Lives"
importance of inversions while adding the melody
progressions and phatt chords