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Herding Cats

Herding Cats

What is *really* happening here when it looks like things are just calm and drowsy? A cat stampede.

C Instruments

C Instruments

Many of the songs here on the site include obbligatos that specify the use of a “C instrument.” People often write to ask, “What exactly is a C instrument?”
So without further ado…

On a Christmas Long Ago

On a Christmas Long Ago

Each year I try to do a “Christmas Card Carol” to give away in lieu of fudge or cookies. (That’s because you don’t want my cookery. Trust me.) I never seem to get them done in time to be useful for the current year, and this year’s is no exception. So…Here on Christmas Eve Eve (is that a thing?) is this year’s carol…

Happy December!

Happy December!

New this time: a congregational accompaniment for “The First Noel.”

Hush the Baby: a tale of two melodies

Hush the Baby: a tale of two melodies

A thing I do to drive myself a little crazier: “finish” something, make it public, and then regret it because it was just. plain. wrong. I’m glad the Lord knows what He’s doing when I don’t.

There Is a Green Hill Far Away

There Is a Green Hill Far Away

“There is a green hill far away…” If ever there was a phrase designed to evoke images in the mind of a child, it’s that one.

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5 Comments

  1. Kathy

    Dear Sally….Thank you! Thank You! for so many wonderful, amazing years of uplifting, fulfilling, spiritual, ….(on and on) music that has touched my heart over and over again. May you continue to be blessed and inspired in everything you do! I don’t know you personally….but I sure do love you!!

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  2. Trisha

    Hi, I am looking for a flute solo for sacrament meeting. What would be a good flute piece? Thanks in advance!

    Trisha~

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  3. Corinne

    Dear Sally,
    I’ve been using and enjoying your music for choirs, church events, family and personal fun since. . . well, a very long time ago (before pretty websites were a thing). Today, I discovered your blog–what a delight! Thank you for sharing your music (at a price that fits every budget) and your spunky self here.
    Corinne

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  4. Dena

    Sally Deford: THANK YOU! I hope you know that you are the go-to girl for everyone. Your talents are top notch, your arrangements are superb, you make us piano players stretch, but not too badly. THANK YOU for your time & efforts and especially for the way you share it all freely on your site. It makes your music attainable to us all. Love from Gilbert, Arizona.

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    • Sally DeFord

      Awww… thank you! **blushes** Any chance you want to come be my next door neighbor? 😉

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