Scottish composer recalls struggle with liturgists over music for papal Mass
Catholic World News - October 27, 2010
James MacMillan, a Scottish composer who wrote the music for the Mass at which Pope Benedict XVI beatified Cardinal John Henry Newman, discloses that liturgists tried to prevent the performance of the music, saying that it was too difficult. The liturgists preferred a more “pastoral” setting.
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