From: "Dan'l Danehy-Oakes"
Subject: RE: (urth) Lupine Music Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2002 10:28:06 -0800 PatNutWrit ... > My claim that the Lutheran tradition has produced the most good hymns > was not a comment on current hymnals, which are all smorgasbords ... > Luther was a musician himself, and an excellent poet. Need I point out: So was Wesley? Probably why Methodist churches to this day have such a strong musical tradition. And, btw, my point about how good the music in Methodist services is (at least in my somewhat limited experience) shouldn't be taken as a comment on the selection so much as on the performance standards of choir, accompanist, random soloists, etc. > 2. I wrote Wolfe a decade ago a list of questions, including what kinds > of music he likes best ... He replied that he favors filk, and that was > his hobby music. So, SF all the way when it comes to old Gene! Now, that may be the single scariest thing about GW I have ever heard. Is he also a Sherman-Yankovic fan, we must wonder? -- Blattid --