I can’t even hear these pitches—can you?
Archives for March 2017
“On Holy Saturday in 1545—while the pope and several cardinals were present—two of the oldest choir members flew at each other during the blessing of the new oils, shouting in a loud voice…”
A new CD you don’t have yet full of beautiful music raising funds for bringing more beautiful music to Tasmania.
“O God, Who seest how we are destitute of all strength…”
Such musical exhortations are not new, but the tone and visibility are.
Sacred Music: “Curse the darkness…or light a candle?”
Fifty Years Later – Strengths, Weaknesses, and Progressive Solemnity
Point us once again to God Who is Beauty Itself!
Fr. Christopher Smith has created a 7-part series on Vatican II.
Yesterday, I used the text on page 366 to create an SATB Hymn for Lent.
The Sights and Sounds of St. John’s Apocalypse
The psalm verses are optional—making this piece as long or short as you desire.
“Sometimes a certain mediocrity, superficiality and banality have prevailed, to the detriment of the beauty and intensity of liturgical celebrations.”
A stepping stone towards singing this motet with a small choir – a recording for the middle voice of Fr Friel’s 3 part motet.
What does sacred music have to do with the O. J. Simpson murder trial?