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by nazard
Thu Oct 12, 2006 7:57 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Gathering of Witnesses
Replies: 13
Views: 5179

I feel that there are various problems with music in parishes which rely on amateur volunteers for their music. There is a great lack of training and expertise. This affects all instruments. The organ has a slight advantage here that the sight of two or more manuals, a pedalboard and a bristling arr...
by nazard
Thu Oct 05, 2006 7:41 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: James MacMillan's thoughts on Bind Us Together
Replies: 11
Views: 4496

I wonder why "Bind us together" was singled out as worthy of mention. Bad though it is, there are a great many worse. It does have a bit of a tune and it does keep moving. It also mentions God. Brides have a problem with the current lack of knowledge of hymns in the population in general. ...
by nazard
Wed Sep 13, 2006 7:37 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Westminster Cathedral
Replies: 41
Views: 16333

Precentor, I have been reading this board for a long time, but you have finally given me the push I needed to get a login and chip in to the debate. I want to give you every encouragement in what you do. I am the organist and choir master of a small parish deep in the west country. We have what I gu...