Hymns Without Words
If you have logged on to YouTube in the last four years, you have probably come across a video created by The Piano Guys. This group, which features pianist Jon Schmidt and cellist Steven Sharp Nelson, has released beautifully orchestrated renditions of popular songs such as "What Makes You Beautiful," "Paradise," and "Nearer My God to Thee." Their channel on YouTube has over 345 million views and 2.5 million subscribers. One of the main reasons for their success is the undeniable talent of the performers, including Mormon artist Jon Schmidt.
LDS musician Jon Schmidt is known for his ability to masterfully play a number of different songs, from soft ballads to up-tempo pop favorites. He has been songwriting since he was eleven years old and can be heard on nearly a dozen solo or collaboration albums. Listen to any of his songs, and you’ll see that it's no accident that he is one of the most popular acts in LDS music.
In Hymns Without Words, you will find instrumental versions of many of your favorite LDS hymns. It features songs like "Onward Christian Soldiers," "A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief," "For the Beauty of the Earth," and more. Each one is a beautifully composed piece of LDS music from Jon Schmidt that will be perfect for any time you need a reminder of what is most important. Songbook is also available.
Click one of the Buy Song buttons below to purchase any of these songs for just 99 cents, or click the links on the left to order the CD or download the entire album. To see more works by Mormon artist Jon Schmidt, please click here.