The grandmother of 5 choristers informed me that one of her granddaughters told her rehearsal wasn’t long enough—it seemed to be over just as it was starting!
Archives for August 2016
Art is not a form of propaganda; it is a form of truth.
This short clip from “It’s a Wonderful Life” helps us understand…
I’d like to know more about this manuscript.
A Reflection on the National Parks, Sacred Architecture, and “Laudato Si”
“Let Thy continual pity, O Lord, cleanse and fortify Thy Church…”
Welsh composer, Paul Mealor, talks about the importance of choral music.
World Library Publications has published settings of Communion propers for Advent and Christmas. Listen here to beautiful recordings directed by Paul French.
I’m sick of looking for this chart online!
Fr. Valentine used to say: “You can play 100 notes right, and miss just one—and people will criticize you for that wrong one!”
I will be studying at St. Joseph Seminary in the historical Diocese of Macau, China.
Do you prefer polyphony recorded by just my voice, or mixed with “real” voices?
If you aren’t used to working with children, it can be a bit daunting on your first day…
His assertion that “smoking out enemies” is best done by appointing them to high positions in the Vatican is absurd.
Fourth Annual Art of the Beautiful Lecture Series
The most important element of this document is not the list of hymns and chants, but the vital coupling of faith formation and sacred music.
A new video presentation with excellent audio samples.
Let’s face facts—the English cathedral system of forming church musicians works.
A liturgical workshop took place in Licheń, Poland from 4-11 August 2016.
Fascinating verses by Msgr. Ronald Knox
If you’re confused about what’s happening, search google for “Dormition of Mary.”
Seventeen (17) Tracks Now Available on iTunes
“May Thy Sacraments, O Lord, ever purify and fortify us…”
Quiet prayer for church musicians is very difficult to come by. Here are nine things one may find helpful.
Corpus Christi Watershed is mentioned and cited!