What can we musicians learn from our sporting colleagues? The title of this post comes from a sentence in a BBC article on the new England football coach – Roy Hodgson. Here is the statement in full: Hodgson is not the type of manager synonymous with the boom and bust of England’s hopes past. The […]
James MacMillan is someone very, very rare in the professional music industry. One of the most successful living composers that we have, he is also a very devout Roman Catholic. And while there are excellent historical reasons for the Protestant Reformation and the ongoing commitment of many Protestants to Protestant theology, I have now learnt […]
Those of you who ever played high-school basketball seriously may recognise the words from the title of this post as being applicable to thinking about one’s personal offense with the ball in hand. Possibly one of the great unalloyed, uncomplicated joys of my teenage years was driving into the paint (having just lost my man […]
I really, really liked this. So I decided to share it with you here at the theomusicology blog. As I have commented to the author, I could not have put it better myself.
Well, this is the first time we’ve tackled sporting controversy here at the theomusicology blog – but there is a first time for everything. To those of you who do not follow football (or soccer if that’s more familiar), I hope you can still get something from this. While there are many people who could […]
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This post comes hot off the heels of something I read on another blog. And I had to come on here and say something about the same issue. I’d love to hear some comments on this one. We seem to have a huge number of different worship styles and concomitant…
It’s weird to think that ten years ago last year (i.e. 2001), the precursor to X-Factor hit our screens and produced a band called ‘Hear’Say’ – who (on the surface) seemed to be a really nice bunch of folk – but whose band career lasted a grand total of 18 months… It is weird how […]