What makes for a good responsorial psalm setting? Is it mere singability, a catchy tune, or something more?
“If you occasionally share a habit of mine for getting stuck in one style, take new inspiration here!” —Miss Phoebe Wing
The Carmelite Sisters at Santa Teresita rarely sing for the public.
A proposal for “mutual enrichment”
“I don’t think I need to say why a complete Palestrina online would be a good idea.” —Gervais Frykman
Dogmatic definitions never involve a new doctrine of faith or morals, since whatever a Pope defines must be contained in Holy Writ or in Tradition in order to be infallible.
“I am a firm believer that anyone can learn to sing, even tiny children.” —Andrea Leal
Responsorial Psalms and Alleluias in honor of St. Therese of Lisieux.
We look to Mary to understand the “self reflection” of sacred polyphony.
A guest article by Danielle Duet.
A new Mass by Michael Duryea and two short works by Thomas J. Mosser.
The polyphonic imitative style of the Renaissance is a refection of the rational mind and the music of heaven.
The polyphonic imitative style of the Renaissance is a reflection of the rational mind and the music of heaven.
“At the crowing of the cock, hope returns…”
How to make polyphony work for your Ordinary Form Choir.