“Music has an immense part to play in this perception of the divine reality and the heavenward leanings of the soul.” —Fr Robbie Low
Should Mass be in Latin or English? Or should it be a mixture?
I demonstrate how the “Kyrie Eleison” can be adapted for use in the Extraordinary Form.
Responding to an inquiry from Wendy Q.
When I just couldn’t take it anymore, I called up a friend on the telephone and paid him $150 to teach me.
A major announcement on 8 January 2024!
The more I argued, the more Kenneth insisted that none of my objections were valid…
“As the organ plays, so does the congregation sing!” —From the Foreword
Photograph from 1963, the year Monsignor Hellriegel published his 𝐻𝑜𝑙𝑦 𝐶𝑟𝑜𝑠𝑠 𝑃𝑎𝑟𝑖𝑠ℎ 𝐻𝑦𝑚𝑛𝑎𝑙.
With a brief digression on certain “nasty” traditionalists.
Including several hymns eminently suitable for the feast of Christ the King.
This is very much a “work in progress”…
The “SSS” technique, known by every great singer. (Tag: 𝘛𝘳𝘪𝘤𝘬𝘴 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘴𝘤𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘶𝘴 𝘤𝘩𝘰𝘪𝘳𝘮𝘢𝘴𝘵𝘦𝘳)
“Occasionally, the English texts for some of the hymns are almost barbaric artistically…” —𝐷𝑜𝑚𝑖𝑛𝑖𝑐𝑎𝑛𝑎 𝐽𝑜𝑢𝑟𝑛𝑎𝑙 (1960)
“Raising the pitch for the final verse.” (Tag: 𝘛𝘳𝘪𝘤𝘬𝘴 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘴𝘤𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘶𝘴 𝘤𝘩𝘰𝘪𝘳𝘮𝘢𝘴𝘵𝘦𝘳)