"Center of My Life"

 From our interview at NPM 2017: Matt Reichert, Paul Inwood, and Zack Stachowski

From our interview at NPM 2017: Matt Reichert, Paul Inwood, and Zack Stachowski

Join us as OYH ventures "across the pond"! In this interview recorded in July 2017, Matt Reichert and Zack Stachowski spoke with composer Paul Inwood about one of his best-loved compositions and, in the process, learned a little bit about the trajectory of post-Vatican II music in the United Kingdom. In addition to earning extra frequent listener miles, this week's episode features another music theory lesson from Prof. Stachowski (and he busts out his guitar, back by popular demand). 

So, please open your hymnal to "Center of My Life."

 

Episode links

For more information about Paul Inwood and his other compositions, visit his composer page at OCP. To find out about Paul's workshops and additional information about his music, visit the Magnificat Music website

You can purchase a copy of the score and a copy of the song recording from OCP. You can also purchase the other song recordings you heard in the episode: the instrumental recording of "Center of My Life" (by Tom Kendzia) from OCP, "Soli Deo Gloria" (by Marty Haugen) from GIA, and the guitar recording of "Center of My Life" (by Terry Robb) from iTunes.

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You can read a history of the St. Thomas More Centre for Pastoral Liturgy at the Liturgy Institute website. The St. Thomas More Centre closed in 1995. You can find additional information about the St. Thomas More Group and purchase their music at OCP.

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