Chicago’s Riccardo Muti: “When I go to church and I hear four strums of a guitar or choruses of senseless, insipid words, I think it’s an insult.”

ANSA) – Vatican City – Italian conductor Riccardo Muti is backing Pope Benedict XVI’s drive to discourage guitar ”sing-songs” from Catholic masses.

”I can’t work out how come once upon a time there were Mozart and Bach and now we have little sing-songs. This is a lack of respect for people’s intelligence”.

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