From Publishers Weekly
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A stunning account of how the Catholic Church watered down congregational singing in the mass.Published 1 month ago by Dr. Manuel Garcia, II
An interesting perspective, more on why Catholics "don't" sing, rather than why they "can't." I suspect that I shall have to read Mr. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Thomas P Stirlen
At the time this book was published in 1991, Thomas Day was chairman of the music department at Salve Regina College. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Steven H Propp
This is such an entertaining book! When I first met my LCMS-Lutheran wife, I brought her to a Roman Catholic church service or 'mass' on Sunday. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Timmy P.
I had to say, "Thank goodness somebody said what many have been thinking!" Day really nails the one-two, imitation folk and soft rock 'contemporary' songs with childish... Read morePublished on February 16, 2013 by Glenda LaGarde
Bottom line, we need to restore some kind of balance in American Catholic worship instead of listening to those who say the new mass is evil and those who say that more guitars and... Read morePublished on February 16, 2013 by Brian R Steehler
I'm still nodding and laughing! You don't have to be a Roman Catholic to enjoy this -- though it may help. Read morePublished on January 21, 2013 by revjc
One of the best books I've ever read. Warning: this would be a really difficult read for someone who knows nothing about music or the Catholic music culture over the last 50 years... Read morePublished on December 6, 2012 by lk
Day is hilarious and a bit snarky, but he's right on the money with his analysis of the problem.
I understand his frustration and why he resorts to what some see as... Read more