Daily Archives: 3 December 2008

Blue and serene

Right now there is the most incredible variation of blue in the sky.  It is amazing.

Meanwhile the view at the desk remains serene, especially with its snow cover.

At the feeder we are seeing now a variety of birds.
First, before the … Continue reading

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San Diego: Chant worshop 5-9 January

Nota bene:
There are 15 spots remaining for the Winter Chant Intensive, January 5-9, 2009, to be held on the gorgeous (and warm) campus of the University of San Diego. This is not a demonstration program or a seminar of lectures. … Continue reading

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The sacred music scene in Rome: mediocrity and paralysis

The gentlemanly Sandro Magister has hit a grand slam with his recent piece on Chiesa.
Let’s have a look with my emphases and comments.
Great Music in the Churches of Rome. But in the Vatican, They’re Deaf
The Wiener Philarmoniker and other illustrious … Continue reading

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Climbing St. Peter’s dome

Meanwhile, back in Rome, my friend Greg Burke of Fox News is making some little videos and writing about interesting elements of Roman life.
Here is a short piece on climbing to the top of the dome or cupola of St. … Continue reading

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