Abbot Emeritus Cuthbert Johnson, a key player in the “translation wars”, has died
Archive for category Music: Chant
The filioque debate is a well known ecumenical issue. I give my ideas for a viable solution, mainly with regard to the liturgy.
Tim O’Malley has a fascinating opinion piece over at Church Life today. He’s in favor of chant, not instead of hymnody, but instead of reading. I have to admit I find this argument intriguing: Last Sunday, we went to the Melkite Liturgy on campus. The entire liturgy, as anyone knows who has attended Eastern liturgies, […]
Since it is not possible to place music examples in comments on a thread, here is a suggestion for Anthony’s first example.
Here’s my dream: the U.S. bishops, or the bishops of ICEL, would standardize the melodic version of every hymn melody in the Liber Hymnarius for use with English hymn texts.
This will interest serious chant geeks, and anyone who does layout of books and leaflets.
This is a call out to Pray Tell participants for suggested resources for chanting the psalms daily. … My friend’s inquiry has left me “as lost as a Jesuit in Holy Week.”
It is not uncommon to hear the shuffling of papers in the choir and to hear the director giving a new pitch corresponding to the appointed tone.
Are there resources out there that feature music from the seventeenth-century, for example, or which provide samples from across church history?
Something for Palm Sunday.