Top Songs by Fernando Ortega

Worship leader Fernando Ortega's family lived in Chimayo, New Mexico (a village near the banks of the Rio Grande) for eight generations, working as artisans and weavers. It is from that heritage, as well as his classical training at The University of New Mexico, that his unique sound comes from. He has shared that sound on 14 albums and you won't find any other artist out there that consistently delivers a more soothing and restful sound. 

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"Sing to Jesus"

Fernando Ortega - The Shadow Of Your Wings: Hymns and Sacred Songs
Fernando Ortega - The Shadow Of Your Wings: Hymns and Sacred Songs. Curb

The addition of strings and the voice of Alison Krause on Ortega's signature song give it an angelic quality, making you think that those are most like the sounds that we will hear in Heaven.

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"Be Thou My Vision"

Fernando Ortega - Hymns Of Worship
Fernando Ortega - Hymns Of Worship. Word Entertainment

If you want to contemplate God and your relationship with him, this song will certainly help you get there.

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"Take Heart, My Friend"

Fernando Ortega - Fernando Ortega
Fernando Ortega - Fernando Ortega. Curb

Soothing is a good word to describe both the lyrics and the sound of this wonderful and encouraging song.

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"Creation Song (Glory to the Lamb)"

Fernando Ortega - Hymns Of Worship
Fernando Ortega - Hymns Of Worship. Word Entertainment

There is a majesty to "Creation Song (Gloy to the Lamb)" that can not be found just anywhere.

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"I Will Sing Of My Redeemer"

Fernando Ortega - Hymns Of Worship
Fernando Ortega - Hymns Of Worship. Word Entertainment

Simple in delivery and backing instrumentation, Fernando Ortega's voice carries much weight on this classic and no matter how hectic or stressed your day has been, you will find yourself comforted.

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"As For Us"

Fernando Ortega - Meditations of the Heart
Fernando Ortega - Meditations of the Heart. RPI

Found on Meditations of the Heart. "As For Us" is one of the most beautiful piano pieces that Fernando has done.