Event: Church and Composers: Words and Sounds
Where and When: Lumsa University, Via di Porta Castello, 44, Rome
13-15 September 2018
Objectives
What role for the composer today in the musical life of the Church? A range of speakers – biblical scholars, liturgists, educationalists, theologians, musicians (including of course composers themselves) – will approach the figure of the composer in order to shed light on their pastoral and cultural contributions as well as to the needs and expectations of the Christian communities.
The three-day reflection begins with “Music and the Word” accentuating questions of memory, intelligibility and significance, then “Music and the Gospel” allows some individual and

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