Here’s an audio excerpt (33 seconds) of a setting for Kyrie VIII which was recorded live last Sunday at our parish in Los Angeles. The setting (“Missa de Angelis”) is by composer Richard Rice, and you can download the free PDF if you click here and scroll to the bottom. I think Richard’s composition is […]
Archives for April 2021
Consider using this time of disruption as an opportunity to make long-overdue changes in the way your choir operates.
William F. Buckley speaking on television about Monsignor Ronald Knox.
“Custom preserves many things in liturgy after their first reason has ceased.” —Father Adrian Fortescue
Can Gregorian Chant be harmonized? Does it work?
Vernacular hymns at Communion during EF High Mass—your thoughts?
Covid restrictions here in California are still extremely severe—switching “two weeks to flatten the curve” into “two years to flatten the curve.” Since 2020, we’ve had police breaking into our church to check if everyone is wearing a mask…even when only 5-6 people are present! But we were allowed to have a small percentage of […]
…including rehearsal videos for each individual voice.
From a manuscript created circa A.D. 1497.