Installment 4 • “How Has Nobody Done This Before?” (series)
What can medieval and renaissance music pedagogy offer to us now?
This short piece shimmers with beauty. The arrangement is by Monsignor René Moissenet.
A professor at our conservatory always told us: “An example is worth 1,000 words.”
Fulton J. Sheen told a story about a man who bumped into Abraham Lincoln yelling: “Get out of my way, you big ugly lummox!”
Their feast is on Monday (in Canada and the EF)!
I’ve attempted to create a recording for this coming Sunday according to the official rhythm…
Thirty years ago most pastors would not have been open to inaugurating good sacred music programs in their parishes, but times have changed.
“I ended up spending hours, transcribing each and every word from Father Fryar’s Symposium lecture. Although it took many hours, I relished the process.” —Corrinne May
Here’s my attempt at recording all the voices myself, to give you a rough idea how it sounds.
In this official document, we find a remarkable statement!
I find this hymn quite beautiful—and singers love it!
Some useful tips on adjusting the spacing in Gregorio scores.
“Holy Trinity is where Josh came into the Church, went through RCIA, and was married…”
Today is the 15th anniversary of “Summorum Pontificum”—and some clerics are choosing coercion where persuasion has failed.
Lyrics in English, with an (optional) version in Latin.
What happened to all that polyphony once Catholicism became illegal?
Your singers might enjoy this vocal warm-up exercise I composed for a volunteer choir.
“As for the subject of whether the music of Tallis, Taverner, and Tye was tainted by the reformation, I would agree with Mr. Ostrowski.” —Reader from Uganda
Reflections on one year with no caffeine. Find out what to expect if you try it.