Scott Dorsey: The Building Always Wins

SCOTT DORSEY: The Building Always Wins.  “It was then that I remembered something that Rev. Louis Weil, professor emeritus of liturgics at Church Divinity School of the Pacific, once said, ‘Don’t argue with the building: the building always wins.’ The reason why that music sounded so perfect was because it was being performed exactly where it was written to be performed, the very church in which we were sitting. The design of the church, the acoustics of the church, the materials with which the church is constructed, these were all taken into consideration before a single note was ever sung.

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