Friday, July 8, 2016

Music and the Quest to Rediscover the Sacred

James MacMillan writes
Far from being a spent force, religion has proved to be a vibrant, animating principle in modern music and continues to promise much for the future. It could even be said that any discussion of modernity’s mainstream in music would be incomplete without a serious reflection on the spiritual values, belief and practice at work in composers’ minds.
Much more in his brilliant essay here.