(405) 425-5070

Voices-only Wednesday: One-man, one-room, four-part harmony (‘The Old Rugged Cross’ and more)

Welcome to Voices-only Wednesday. After a two-week hiatus (much of it spent herding children at church camp) I’m back, offering you the best a cappella videos I can find on the web.

YouTube has lots of videos of singers who film themselves doing separate vocal tracks and then combine them using a split-screen effect. (See this VOW from a few months back.)

Kaoma Chende of Niles, Mich., offers something different. Using a steady cam, he films himself at different positions in the same room, singing a cappella favorites. The result is a one-man quadruplet quartet.

A preacher’s son from the southern African nation of Zambia, Chende says he wants to share and spread love through music, by God’s grace.

He mines the old hymnals for some of these classics. Here are a few. Find more on his YouTube channel and Facebook fan page.

Look at the fish tank on this next one and you can see the split-screen effect. (Still, great vocals!)

Oh, how He loves you and me. “Turn on HD, bottom right corner”
Posted by Kaoma Chende. Muzik on Saturday, March 14, 2015


I’m not familiar with this next one, “The Light of the World,” but I like it.

Love this one …

This last one may be my favorite.

Filed under: News Extras Photos and Videos Voices Only Voices Only

Don’t miss out on more stories like this.

Subscribe today to receive more inspiring articles like this one delivered straight to your inbox twice a month.

Did you enjoy this article?

Your donation helps us not only keep our quality of journalism high, but helps us continue to reach more people in the Churches of Christ community.

Personal Info

Dedicate this Donation

In Honor/Memory of Details

Card Notification Details

Credit Card Info
This is a secure SSL encrypted payment.
Billing Details

Donation Total: $3 One Time