Forced abstinence from the Eucharist in 2020 heightened for many the appreciation of the sacraments that one can take for granted.
Archives for July 2021
In the annals of pianism, there were some fakers: Vladimir de Pachmann, Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Leopold de Meyer, and Henri Herz. A hilarious story is told by Harold C. Schonberg about Henri Herz, his manager (Bernard Ullman), and 1,000 candles. I think you will enjoy reading it.
We tried something last Sunday. On the final stanza of this Eucharistic hymn, we got softer. I’d love to know your thoughts—does it sound good, or contrived?
Including seven (7) examples of musical diversity.
An urgent letter from the president … please read this!
This fabulous technique is common in Germanic countries…
I also feel this is the reason that many church musicians in England don’t matriculate into doctoral programs—their choir schools imparted more than a doctoral program could ever give.
Telling the true story of Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty, a Catholic priest who saved thousands of lives during WW2.