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Tuesday, 29 April 2008

Banquet Blather, Table Twaddle

In Fred Moleck's latest column at GIA, we learn this little bit of his cv, regarding Ascension Thursday's past:
http://giamusic.com/sacred_music/tabletalk/current.cfm
I must confess that somewhere in my post-Vatican zeal of the 1970s I led the parish’s school children in singing Blood, Sweat, and Tears’ “What goes up, must come down, spinnin’ wheel . . .” in the school’s parking lot as they released their helium-filled balloons after the school’s mass. [Why, of course he did]
(Those were the days when we were trying to be relevant in spite of ecological concerns, to say nothing of liturgical propriety. We were also really big on Godspell.)

1 comment:

Lyn F. said...

Even better - a friend of mine said his friend had programmed "Leaving on a Jet Plane" for Ascension, simply because that was what was done in the past.

Then he educated himself about Liturgy and Music and realised that was a rather silly thing to have done. And he never programmed that song for Ascension ever again.

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