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When Church ‘music’ ditties and commercial jingles collide. What could go wrong?

Maybe you have heard of “Parody Masses”. This is a technical term for a polyphonic Mass that elaborated a melody, often secular. For example, there is the famous Masses by Josquin des Prez, the Missa “L’homme armé”, based on a … Continue reading

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Darning with faint praise?

A priest friend forwarded me a blurb from the Dan Schutte Newsletter.
St. Louis Jesuits Honored
Jubilate Deo Award
Each year since 1996 the National Association of Pastoral Musicians bestows the Jubilate Deo Award on a musician who has made an extraordinary musical … Continue reading

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