Category Archives: Church music ~ 教会音楽

The sleeping blog awakes, or Christmas at Rikkyo – 眠っていたブログがよみがえた(クリスマスですの報告)

Merry Christmas!  Another year of music making has come and gone, and once again I am enjoying food, family, and wine.  The stress levels decrease in inverse proportion to the increase of my waistline.  But that is a project for … Continue reading

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67th Annual Requiem Concert Saturday – 第67回レクイエム奉唱会

Tomorrow is the annual Requiem Concert at Rikkyo University’s All Saints Chapel.  This year the student choirs combine to perform Faure’s lovely setting of the Requiem mass.  The chorus will comprise 70 students (with a few recent grads), accompanied by … Continue reading

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Poor blog! かわいそうなブログ!

Oh, poor blog, you have been badly neglected of late.  The ease of posting on Instagram, Facebook and Flickr has led the editor of “The View” down the garden path to the land of time frittered and blog neglected. In … Continue reading

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Freedom! (for a short while) – 自由です!

The Rikkyo University All Saints Chapel Choir’s annual Rainbow Concert went very well yesterday.  The choirs sang to a packed chapel, and (as always), responded to the presence of an audience by surpassing their previous best.  We had a wonderful … Continue reading

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Rainy season = Rainbow Concert 〜 梅雨=レインボーコンサート

Tokyo entered the rainy season officially two weeks ago.  We have had very little rain since then.  Even so, the hydrangea are in full bloom throughout the city. The rainy season (whether it is a dry year or not) also … Continue reading

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