“The portable organ shall be lowered into the quire to accompany the singers, who shall sing solos in their order of seniority…” —1604 document
Josef Hofmann Pianist Extraordinaire
Bishop Arthur Roche recently sent out puzzling instructions which encourage “Ordinary Form” Catholics to ostracize and belittle those who prefer the Traditional Mass.
When I’m sick with a cold, my hearing becomes clogged and I can’t hear properly—which is a choirmaster’s worst nightmare.
I bet you never noticed this, but here’s the proof! • Believe it or not, the Nicene Creed never says Our Lord “died,” and this article provides full documentation; also included are beautiful manuscript images from the greatest Dutch illuminated manuscript in the world: Catherine of Cleves Hours (15th century MS.)+
Anton Rubinstein, who hated child prodigies, called Josef Hofmann “the greatest musical genius the world has ever known.”
Lorin Maazel was conducting major orchestras at the tender age of eight.
This excerpt from a 1980 radio interview with Abe Chasins proves I’m not crazy…
Read these entries—and then tell me your head isn’t spinning!
When I observe our beautiful children, I realize that God is the True Artist.
Sigh . . What to do when you’re the greatest of the great?