Too many priests are ignorant of the glories of authentic sacred music.
Catholic Composer Cristobal de Morales
Authentic sacred music should attract people. It should not drive them away.
“Missa Back-To-The-Future” (a recent OCP offering) isn’t part of the treasury mandated by Vatican II; nor do I belong on the basketball court with Michael Jordan.
“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
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Those who direct small choirs are always looking for great repertoire.
Did you know Catholics began translating hymns from Latin into the vernacular about 400 years before the Protestant Revolution?
This piece works well in the “OF” (Ordinary Form) and also the “EF” (Extraordinary Form).
Article Subtitle: “Brave schola director posts live recording from rehearsal.”
Some believe Stevenson was the greatest musicologist of all time, but I believe he made an error here.
“On Holy Saturday in 1545, while the pope and several cardinals were present, two of the oldest choir members flew at each other during the blessing of the new oils…”
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