NEW ITEMS: Downloadable PDFs of MTR's Biography and Info and Lyrics to "A Cup of Cold Water - Original" by MTR @ Bottom of this Page. Plus: A Brand-new MTR Self Portrait and a Brand-new Album Cover for A Cup of Cold Water - Catholic utilizing Corel's PaintShop Pro X9 (64 bit) Masking and Gradient Fill Features.

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Contact Information

Name: MTR

Time Zone: GMT - 5:00, CDT (Lincoln, Nebraska USA)

Availability: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm, CDT

Email: Contact MTR

Fax: +1 (402) 477-4952

Skype Name: Dr.M.T.MikeResch (IM, Audio, Video)

My New Album Published on iTunes on 2/22/17

Do you have the iTunes App? If you do, then Open it, and Click one of the next two Bitlinks to Listen To or Procure my new Album: "A Cup of Cold Water". Don't have iTunes? Google it and Download it for your OS for Free.

bit.ly/MTRinAppleMusic If you have a Subscription to Apple Music you can Preview or Add my new Album to your Library for Free in iTunes' Browse.

bit.ly/MTRoniTunes Where you can Preview or Purchase my new Album in iTunes' Store and Add it to your Library for $9.90

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Genres: Catholic, Folk, SingerSongwriter, Christian, Gospel, Electronic.

Moods: Spiritual, Charismatic, Devotional, Meditational, Ambient.


The Album immediately above this text is called an Embedded Album because it is Embedded in this Website and it is connected to my Bandcamp Site: MichaelResch.Bandcamp.com. You should know that this Album is identical to my Album on iTunes except it has Audio Files Which are Superior to the Audio Files used in making Commercial CDs for you to Download as you Choose. More about that Later. You can do several things with it. You can Play the Entire Album by Clicking on the Play Button on the Black Square on the Front of the Embedded Album. You can Listen to Individual Tracks by Clicking on the Track Name. You can Pause the Playing of any Track by Clicking the Pause Symbol on the Black Square on the Front of the Embedded Album. Alternatively, you can go to my Bandcamp Site for that Album by Right-Clicking the Title of the Album on Bandcamp (which is a Hyperlink): A Cup of Cold Water - Catholic in Green Letters on the Embedded Album. Choose: Open Link in New Tab and read about the Sound Files available for the Album. You can also Hover the Pointer over each Track and watch either of the words: info, lyrics, or buy Appear to the Right of the Track Title, and Click on each Word to see what it does. You can also Download the Album by Clicking on the Word Buy for any Amount you choose, and then choosing Check Out and then you must Choose a File Format to Download in. If you want to Import the Album into iTunes you need to Chose either MP3 or AIFF format, because FLAC or WAV files only import into Windows apps like Groove or Windows Media Player. You can also try Right-Clicking on the Green Colored Hyperlinks: download or share on the Front of the Embedded Album and Select Open Link in New Tab to see what they do.

Promoting my new Album A Cup of Cold Water on YouTube

Do you have a YouTube Account? If the Answer is Yes: Log in to your YouTube Account, Then Return to MTR's Place and Select one of the Two following Hyperlinks. Please Subscribe to my Channel. If you don't have a YouTube Account, you can Visit my Channel or Watch & Listen to my Video Playlist for Free.

Michael Resch - YouTube MTR's Channel: Michael Resch - YouTube

"A Cup of Cold Water" by MTR Frequency Spectrum Analysis of Wave PCM signed 32 bit, 48 kHz, Sample Rate, 3072 kbits/sec Bit Rate, Stereo Audio Files from the Playlist: "A Cup of Cold Water" by MTR (10 Tracks) Published on YouTube Channel Michael Resch

Shown Below are Hyperlinks to the Frequency Spectrum Analysis of the Individual Tracks from A Cup of Cold Water. If you don't have time to Watch & Listen To the Entire Playlist, you can Click the Hyperlink to one of your Favorite Tracks. If you're Logged In to YouTube, Please Subscribe to my Channel.

Video 01 by MTR Track 01 Baptism Song

Video 02 by MTR Track 02 Ambient Seashore

Video 03 by MTR Track 03 Trinity

Video 04 by MTR Track 04 Meditation II

Video 05 by MTR Track 05 Communion Song

Video 06 by MTR Track 06 Song for Thomas

Video 07 by MTR Track 07 All my Trials

Video 08 by MTR Track 08 Prayer of St. John Paul the Great

Video 09 by MTR Track 09 River of Life

Video 10 by MTR Track 10 Morning of the Last Day

Embedded Video of Playlist: "A Cup of Cold Water" by MTR (10 Tracks) CAUTION: The File Transfer for a Complete Listen to all 10 Tracks is Approximately 1.0 GByte. This Website is Limited to a File Transfer of 1.5 GBytes/Month. Overuse of the Embedded Video Playlist will Shut Down this Website for a Month. Use Sparingly, or better yet, use the Previously Listed Hyperlink to Listen to and Watch the whole Album, then this Website won't get Dinged for the File Transfer.



Assorted Social Media Links

To view Dr. M.T. Mike Resch a.k.a. MTR's Public Profile, Rt+Clk on the Blue "View profile" Button on the Linkedin Purple & Black Badge with my Picture on it, Open in a new Tab, Now you've reached my Public Profile. To view my Full Profile, Rt+Clk on "View Dr. M.T. Mike Resch's Full Profile" Open in a new Tab, Sign Up on Linkedin with your First and Last Name, enter your Email Address, Make up a Password following the Guidelines about Passwords and Rt+Clk on the Yellow Button: "Join Now". You'll end up viewing my Full Profile, and then you'll be a Member of the 400M+ Linkedin Professionals with your own Profile to develop. P.S.-When you're done viewing my Full Profile, look at the Top Row of Icons above my Profile and Click on "Home" where you can edit your own Profile, add a Picture, or whatever. When you're finished Editing, save a Bookmark on your Browser for the Page you're on, and make sure to Click on the Icon that says "Me", and select "Sign Out". Also, keep your Password in a safe place.



bit.ly/MTRonLinkedIn (Another way to access my Public Profile on LinkedIn)

bit.ly/MTRonTwitter MTR (@MikeResch) | Twitter

bit.ly/MTRincTwitter MTR, Inc. (@MTRinc2) | Twitter

bit.ly/MTRonBandcamp Info, Lyrics, Free Downloads for: A Cup of Cold Water - Original, A Cup of Cold Water - Catholic & Ambient Seashore.

bit.ly/MTRsHoodies "A Cup of Cold Water" Design Hoodies to Help Support MTR, Inc. on MichaelResch.Bandcamp.com.

bit.ly/MTRonCDbaby

bit.ly/MTRsALBUM MTR's Album Download Site on CD Baby

bit.ly/MTRonMySpace

bit.ly/MTRonBitly

Links to TopCatholicSongs.com

bit.ly/MTRsBlog MTR's Blog | Top Catholic Songs

bit.ly/MTRsAlbum A Cup of Cold Water MTR | Top Catholic Songs

Links RE: GoldWave Audio Editing Software (For Producing Music Videos)

bit.ly/GetGoldwave For many Flavors of Windows OS

bit.ly/GOLDWAVEforMAC Details on How to run Goldwave on Mac OSX

bit.ly/ParallelsDesktopForMac Details on How to Download Parallels Desktop for Mac OSX

MTR Self Portrait

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Dr. M.T. "Mike" Resch a.k.a. "MTR"

MTR Self Portrait

This Self Portrait was created with Corel PaintShop Pro X9 (64 bit) Image Editing Software. It is from a Photograph I took with my HP 3110 Webcam that I use for Skype. I touched it up a little bit (OK maybe a lot) to take the bags out from under my eyes, and retouched my hair and face to make them look younger. Then I added a "Frame" to make the picture look "artsy". I use a Posterized version of this Self Portrait (without the "Frame") as my Header Picture on my Twitter Account, MTR (@MikeResch). MTR

Mission Statement

I am a #Catholic #Folk #SingerSongwriter inspired by the Gospel of Matthew 10:42 to give "a cup of cold water" for free to the least of the brethren for the brethren's sake. My Mission is: First, to use the proceeds from selling Downloads of my Album on iTunes and other Partners to get enough funds to use LegalZoom to create a Nonprofit Entity called MTR, Inc. to support worthy Catholic Causes. Second, to assign the Copyrights to my Album applied for on 2/9/17 to MTR, Inc. once they are assigned, and to further use MTR, Inc. to Copyright the Melody and Lyrics to the Vocal Tracks on the Album. Third, to continue to use my Twitter Account, MTR (@MikeResch) and my account on Bandcamp to continue to give free Downloads of "A Cup of Cold Water" to the least of the brethren for the brethren's sake. Fourth, to develop a Following on my new Twitter Account, MTR, Inc. (@MTRinc2) to promote my newest Album in order to solicit funding for my new Nonprofit.

Old Viking Proverb: "Anything that doesn't Kill you outright Always makes you Stronger"

First things First

The best thing to do before you Download any Track or Album from my Bandcamp Site is to first Google "iTunes" for the OS you're using and Download that for free, then you're ready to make iTunes your default Music Player and then Download the Album or Track in Apple AIFF 24 bit 48 kHz 2304 kbits/sec Format from MichaelResch.Bandcamp.com for Free, or for a Modest Donation to help Support my Music Ministry. Instructions for inserting these files into iTunes is available at bit.ly/MTRsAlbum. iTunes has a unique Feature that you can use a different Equalizer for each Track. Personally, I like to use "Flat" on all of the Tracks, so that I'm listening to the Frequency Spectrum I Engineered into each Track with my GoldWave Audio Editing Software. On a lot of my Tracks I used a Roland GR-9 Guitar Synthesizer to add a "Stand-up Bass" sampled Sound to the E-A-D strings of my Martin D-28S guitar and if you have a good set of Headphones the Bass will blow you away. I also liked to put in a sampled sound for a "Concert Grand Piano" or "Japanese Strings" on all 6 strings with a sharp attack and exponential decay. You can't hear it on ordinary computer speakers but again, with a good set of Headphones the Sound in the Highest Octaves is Engineered to give maximum "Presence" to the sound of the Guitar and my Voice. I spent a good deal of time Tweaking the Guitar sound so that it would make the Recording stand out in quality. Listen to these songs with High-quality Equipment and Software and you'll be rewarded 100%. MTR

Optimum use of this Section

The best way to use this Section is as a "Listening Experience" for the individual Tracks in either A Cup of Cold Water - Original, Ambient Seashore or A Cup of Cold Water - Catholic. The Embedded Albums for all three Albums are connected to my Site on MichaelResch.Bandcamp.com. You can Listen to Individual Tracks to get a "Feel" for the Style of Music that each Track has. You can also Read the Info and Lyrics of each Track while they are Playing by Scrolling to the Bottom of this Site and Scrolling down through the PDF of the Info and Lyrics to the Track you are listening to. You can also Download this PDF on your Browser or Print it out on your Default Printer. You can Rt+Clk the colored Hyperlink bearing the Title of each Embedded Album and Open in a New Tab to explore the "info" and "lyrics" of each Track on the Album. You can "Buy" individual Tracks that you particularly enjoy for $0 dollars each getting a Free Download for Each one, or you can "Buy" the entire Album for $0 dollars and get a Free Download of the Entire Album plus get "Bonus Items" which are included with the Download of an Entire Album. Alternatively, you can Rt+Clk the colored Hyperlink with the designation "download" and open in a New Tab to Download the Entire Album if you've already decided that you like it. Make sure to choose the File Format "AIFF" for your Download, as that Format has a Sample Size of 24 bits and a Higher Bit Rate which Exceeds the Acoustic Resolution and Bit Rate used in Commercial CDs giving you the best possible Listening Experience. And as a Plus, you have all three Albums in one place to choose from.

Three Embedded Albums From MichaelResch.Bandcamp.com

Information on MP3, AIFF and AAC Sound Files

The Sound Files you Listen to on the Embedded Albums are MP3 16 bit, 44.1 kHz, 128 kbits/sec Bit Rate Format which are considered "Low Fidelity" because what you are hearing is being decoded at 128 kbits/sec, plus, MP3s are by nature Lossy in the highest and lowest Octaves of sound by virtue of the Algorithm used to convert the format from AIFF to MP3 which makes them sound "thin". This is in Sharp Contrast to the Sound Files I Use on the Albums on my Bandcamp site, which are Apple AIFF PCM signed 24 bit, 48 kHz Sample Rate, 2304 kbits/sec Bit Rate Stereo Format which are considered "High Fidelity" and are in fact Superior to the Quality of the Red Book Audio PCM signed 16 bit, 44.1 kHz Sample Rate, 1411 kbits/sec Bit Rate, Stereo Audio Files used in Commercial CDs because the sound you are listening to is being decoded at 2304 kbits/sec, plus, you have a Sample Size of 24 bits instead of 16 bits, so each Sample has a lot more Digital Information in it. This is in Sharp Contrast to the Fact that iTunes Publishes the Audio Files in their Albums in AAC Format, which has a 44.1 kHz Sampling Rate, 256 kbits/sec Bit Rate, Lossy Format (due to the AAC Algorithm) which lowers the Effective Sample Size to 6 bits Stereo (that's 3 bits per Channel) in Stark Contrast to the Wave PCM signed 16 bit Stereo (that's 8 bits per channel), 44.1 kHz Sampling Rate 1411 kbits/sec Bit Rate that I submitted to my aggregator, CD Baby, which in turn converts the Audio Files into Highly Compressed, Lossless FLAC Format, which they in turn Transfer to iTunes Connect which Processes the FLAC Files into the Lossy AAC Format. On A Cup of Cold Water available from iTunes or Apple Music, there is an Audible Buzzing Sound due to the 6 bit Effective Sample Size in sections of each Track where the Vocals, my Banjo Jake, my Synthesizer PMA-5 or the Roland GR-9 Guitar Synthesizer I use with St. Camillus, my Martin-D28S Guitar are playing in a Higher Frequency Range. One way to combat this while Playing the Album in iTunes is to View the Equalizer and Adjust the Preamplifier to -3 dB. That will take care of the Buzzing Effect.

More Info on MichaelResch.Bandcamp.com

Another thing you can do at my Bandcamp site is you can Hover the Pointer over each Track of the Album and the words "info" or "lyrics" will appear out of thin air. Clicking on the word brings up either "info" on the Track, or if its a Vocal Track the "lyrics" will appear so you can read along while you play that Track on Bandcamp's site. Bandcamp gives me 200 Free Downloads a month for my Visitors at no cost to me, in the hope that you will Support my Music Ministry in some small way by paying the equivalent of at least $1 per Track. My share of each $1 is about $0.76 that goes directly to my Music Ministry. Another way to support my Music Ministry is by buying some Merchandise, like a "MTR Self Portrait" Design Color Men's T-shirt which runs $12 each for a L or XL size and $13 for an XXL plus Shipping and Sales Tax. Alternatively, you could Purchase an "A Cup of Cold Water" Design Color Hoodie which runs $20 each for a L or XL size and $22 for an XXL plus Shipping and Sales Tax. My cost to operate my Music Ministry is: Internet Access, and the monthly Lease on the Software I use to operate this site. That's it. So although the Music is Free from my Bandcamp site (that's part of my Mission) to Download or just Listen to, I need your Support to keep this Ship from Sinking. One other way to Support my Ministry is to use Apple Music's Browse bit.ly/MTRinAppleMusic or "iTunes" Store bit.ly/MTRoniTunes to Acquire the 10 Track version of A Cup of Cold Water. A portion of Apple Music's Monthly Subscription Price or "iTunes" Store's Purchase Price goes Straight into the Funding for my Ministry. If you're looking for some way to Help me, those are three Options that will. MTR

Tweets as Tools

Tweets, especially embedded Tweets, are an effective tool for giving the Public access to specialized information without spending anything on Advertising or Subscriptions. The Tweet above this text is an example of an embedded Tweet that was generated on (4/22/17) using the embedding code available by clicking on the Down Arrow at the Right Side of the Tweet. This embedded Tweet is Live if you're logged in to your personal Twitter Account. You can Reply, Retweet, or Like this Tweet. The Links on the Tweet are also Live, even if you're not logged in to Twitter or don't have a Twitter account. The important Link on this Tweet is the link to my Album on Top Catholic Song's Website bit.ly/MTRsAlbum. It gives the individual Access to an Embedded Album of A Cup of Cold Water - Original, which also gives Access to my Bandcamp site Plus there's information about the Format of the Different Sound Files availabile and instructions for importing Sound Files Downloaded from my Bandcamp site into iTunes. MTR

MTR's Biography


Info and Lyrics to "A Cup of Cold Water - Original" by MTR