Hearing a movie theme in the Alleluia verse from the Easter Vigil. Gregorian chant has all the good tunes.
Archives for April 2016
Children who sing today will be the foundation of our Church in the future.
How can we help others spiritually through music?
This Sunday falls on May 1st, so the EF feast is “St. Joseph the Workman.”
Just remember to laugh, thank the Good Lord and keep your coffee off of the piano!
Modern ears don’t always enjoy the sound of extremely ancient music—do you?
Introducing a Five-Year Plan for the Future of Sacred Music in the Diocese of Marquette
“Richer than I you can never be—I had a Mother who read to me.”
“…grant Thy peoples that they may love what Thou commandest and desire what Thou dost promise…”
John Paul II: “For compositions of liturgical music, I make my own the general rule of St. Pius X…”
2 groups of high schoolers, over 200 young people, proved that they can sing and pray with traditional church music.
Applause from a congregation for musicians, or musicians that impede congregational singing for the sake of personal artistry, are but symptoms. The church musician has been misidentified as a separate entity—a showpiece—and not properly identified as a servant of the liturgy, a servant of God, a servant of the people.
I’ve seen similar passages by Orlando Lassus.
Watch and Listen to Les Misérables during the Year of Mercy!
My friend was in charge of picking music for papal Masses under Pope St. John Paul II.