The penny dropped for another musician

Posted May 29, 2017 9:59 am by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

The penny dropped for another musician

The penny dropped for another musician.
At increasingly useful Crisis today I read a piece by a musician about the state of church music today.  His summary: disaster resulted from the degradation of sacred worship in Latin.   Of course it did.  In the Latin Church the loss of Latin is going to have a profoundly negative impact.
Let’s see some of what he has to say.  My emphases and comments:
Abandoning Latin Changed Liturgical Music … for the Worse
DEACON JIM RUSSELL
After 35 years as a liturgical musician, it’s amazing how little I really know about the liturgical music of the Roman Rite.
Then again, what should

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