Pausing Purcell Postings

Due to pressure of work. I’ve decided to take a break from posting about Purcell’s religious music for the month of August. The series will resume on September 6th 2013. You’ll find a small consolation below, enjoy :-).’ markfromireland Henry Purcell: Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary | Jean Tubery & La Fenice Video…

Commenting System Upgrade

Recently I’ve been getting a lot of comment spam. Unfortunately some legitimate commenters have also had their cmments flagged as spam. I’m trying out a comment protection system from NuCaptcha that’s been recommended to me. Hopefully the levels of spam will reduce and equally hopefully the (all too few!) genuine commenters will find the system…

Forthcoming Series Bach’s Church Year

Thus it was not without reason that the fathers and prophets wanted nothing else to be associated as closely with the Word of God as music. Therefore, we have so many hymns and Psalms where message and music join to move the listener’s soul, while in other living beings and [sounding] bodies music remains a…