When Steven C. Warner composed a musical setting of Psalm 95 for his Notre Dame Folk Choir, he probably had no idea it would one day turn into this:

How can I be sure? Because I’ve listened to how he performed it with his choir:

However, strange things happen in Guitarchestra rehearsals. Sometimes very strange. And this song quickly morphed from a straight up liturgical folk song to a Middle Eastern groove. While it’s quite different from the original arrangement, it still sings well. That’s the beauty of well-written melody and lyrics: they hold up in a wide range of musical styles, tempos, and instrumentations.