A work by Mikis Theodorakis, drawn to my attention by Siobhan Dowling Long and John Sawyer in their volume, The Bible in Music. [Read more…]
Finding music related to the Bible is easy. Coming across a composition in Syriac, on the other hand, is a real rarity. And so I had to draw your attention to this piece by Zad Moultaka. [Read more…]
Today my class on the Bible and music is picking up a thread from last time – Passion – and tracing it down to the present day, including into film scores. Students have been asked to listen to some things in common but also to explore and bring “show and tell.” If I am asked [Read More…]
Someone drew this to my attention on Facebook: Presumably the answer is this: If I were Jim Caviezel and got a call from my agent, of course I would answer! “Person of Interest” can't last forever. [Read more…]
The Passion of the Christ: How It Should Have Ended – or Maybe How It Shouldn’t Have Ended, but Did End Once Anyway?
The series “How It Should Have Ended” is famous for coming up with amusing alternate endings for movies and TV shows. I couldn’t help thinking about that series when a student shared this amusing experience that someone shared on Facebook: [Read more…]