Advent advice for musicians
“...Music, that is the science or the sense of proper modulation, is likewise given by God’s generosity to mortals having rational souls in order to lead them to higher things.”
Sophy Morely, liturgist extraordinaire, regularly issues the Sale Diocese's liturgy newsletter, 'Living Liturgy'. Essential reading for Australian liturgists!
This quarter, Sophy focuses on Advent and lists four very important tips for musicians planning the repertoire:
As always, consider the three musical judgments when making your choices (from Musicam Sacram, 1967).
And finally, 'Liturgia' contains music suggestions for every Sunday in Advent. Email Liturgia@liturgybrisbane.net.au for your free trial version.
James Robinson is Education Officer at Liturgy Brisbane