As church musicians, we have incredible responsibility and influence.
To repeat or not to repeat: that is the question!
Psalm 51 occurs a dozen times in the lectionary during the year, for such diverse days such as St. Thomas Aquinas, weekdays during ordinary Time, many days in Lent, and the Easter Vigil.
Post-Liberal Theology compares a religion to a language. How might that comparison, which could include the concept of a “vocabulary” of liturgical music, inform how we think about repeating repertoire?
Sometimes a music director can encounter criticism about the music program. The good side of this is that it shows that someone cares.