Why so much deliberation over every choice? Why so much discussion about a single stanza, or even a single word?
Archives for May 2018
Summer Sacred Music Workshop 2018 in Charlotte, NC!
I included several nasty “Medicæa” harmonizations from the 19th century…
Mode 7 is one of the “tricky” psalm tones.
The Carmelite Sisters at Santa Teresita rarely sing for the public.
The Roman Rite revolves around this sign of our salvation
The Alto line goes down low a few times—but in those days, men might have sung this.
The Notre Dame Priory continues to attract postulants and may have found a permanent home.
Discussion of horrible things that have (sadly) appeared in Catholic hymnals, such as: “And as we float along through outer space, | Past galaxies aglow in dark’s embrace, | Toward other worlds where brothers may await, | Do care for us now in our weightless state.” (Imprimatur 1966)+
Perhaps the supposed over emphasis on the Liturgy among younger Catholics today is just a response to its devaluation since the 1960s.
Sensational opportunity for Roman Catholic boys of all ages!
This annual conference will be held July 7–9, 2018 in Cork, Ireland.
The Hereford Cathedral Choir has been invited to sing Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica.
Posting choral singing captured by a pocket recorder is always risky…
A “contemporary” composer who’s inspired me since 1998.