Digital vs. Pipe Organ • Who Wins?
2015 October 09 by Richard J. Clark

The debate between digital and pipe organs as been intensified by a collaboration between Sony’s GRAMMY®-nominated artist, Cameron Carpenter and organ builders Marshall & Ogletree. Is it a revolution?

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Family and Work: both are full time jobs
2015 October 08 by Dr. Alfred Calabrese

My children are now grown, but I’m not about to reveal any family secrets!

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“Views from the Choir Loft” • About Us
2015 October 07 by Corpus Christi Watershed

A Roman Catholic Liturgical Blog

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Sloppy 1953 Schwann
2015 October 07 by Jeff Ostrowski

The “white notes” (as Dr. Joseph Lennards called them) are quite sloppy, which really took me by surprise.

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The Power of Good Music
2015 October 06 by Lucas Tappan

Please, please don’t ever underestimate the power of good music to touch hearts in either the work of evangelization or catechesis.

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Something Unexpected
2015 October 05 by Aurelio Porfiri

Music is not and cannot be neutral.

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Worst Song Ever?
2015 October 03 by Jeff Ostrowski

What Church musicians can learn from “Friday” by Rebecca Black.

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Loading Choir Binders For Sunday (4 October)
2015 October 03 by Jeff Ostrowski

The life of a choirmaster is a life of sacrifice…

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Believe. Connect. Disappear.
2015 October 02 by Richard J. Clark

The older I get, I prepare more not to receive accolades, but to become invisible.

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Is this the “Proper” solution for you?
2015 October 01 by Dr. Alfred Calabrese

I’ve decided to try an experiment that may work in other parishes.

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Mass in the Ancient Form at a Basilica
2015 October 01 by Andrew Leung

The Traditional Latin Mass is being offered regularly at the Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul in Chattanooga.

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“Almighty and merciful God, in thy goodness put far from us all that may work us harm…”

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2015 September 29 by Lucas Tappan

I feel that solfege is the fastest and most secure route to establishing the scale and the way its notes function within that scale in the minds of singers.

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Fr. David Friel At The Papal Masses (Part 2)
2015 September 29 by Corpus Christi Watershed

We are so proud of our own Fr. David Friel.

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Papal Liturgies - Day 6 of the Papal Visit
2015 September 28 by Andrew Leung

Pope Francis celebrated the Closing Mass for the World Meeting of Families on the last day of his visit.

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PDF Download • Extremely Rare Hymnal (1952)
2015 September 28 by Jeff Ostrowski

Published by the Catholic Choirmasters’ Guild of Buffalo, New York.

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Papal Liturgies - Day 4 & 5 of the Papal Visit
2015 September 26 by Andrew Leung

2 Papal Masses in New York and Philadelphia.

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Fr. David Friel & Pope Francis
2015 September 26 by Jeff Ostrowski

A friend kindly sent me these photos…

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Praise to the Holiest
2015 September 26 by Veronica Brandt

The seven stanzas of amazingness by Blessed Cardinal Newman with three tunes to choose from.

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Papal Liturgies - Day 3 of the Papal Visit
2015 September 24 by Andrew Leung

Pope Francis celebrated Solemn Vespers at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in NYC.

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