«Still Waters» is a mesmerizing Neo-Classical instrumental piece that draws its inspiration from the timeless words of Psalm 23. Like the gentle flow of a tranquil stream, the music ebbs and flows, creating a sense of peace and calmness that soothes the soul.
Beginning with delicate acoustic guitar notes and piano chords, the melody builds gradually, as if reflecting the journey of the psalmist, who passes from a place of uncertainty to a state of rest and security.
Soulful synth melodies paired with strings and haunting brass and woodwinds bring to life the image of the shepherd’s rod and staff, bringing a sense of protection and comfort to the listener.
As the music reaches its climax, the soaring orchestration captures the essence of the psalm’s promise of goodness and mercy that follow us all the days of our lives. And in the final moments of the piece, the music fades away, leaving behind a sense of stillness and serenity, just like the still waters that the psalm describes.
Overall, «Still Waters» is a beautiful tribute to the timeless wisdom of Psalm 23, and a testament to the power of music to evoke emotions and bring peace to the soul.
The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
He makes me lie down in green pastures.
He leads me beside Still Waters.
He restores my soul.
He leads me in paths of righteousness
for his name’s sake.