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Music-Chant-The Benedictine Monks Of Santo Domingo De Silos CD

This CD was selected from the Hermit Poet’s Music Collection.

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The ‘via dolorosa’ of sacred music and hope for its resurrection

VATICAN CITY —Pope Francis last week called for an end to the “mediocrity, superficiality and banality” that has entered into liturgical music in the Catholic Church since Vatican II. 1,288 more words

Pope Francis

Making an Illuminated Manuscript 

For the past year and a half I have found myself increasingly invested into the research of early modern printing in Europe. To add to this, I have frequently enrolled in an advanced printmaking class, making linoleum prints in the style of 15th to 17th century woodblock prints.   354 more words

Restoring the Chanted Propers in the Mass

In recent years there has been a renewed interest in Gregorian chant.  Most people might think only of the chants of the ordinary of the Mass; the… 162 more words


The Evolution of Song

Jonathan L. Friedmann, Ph.D.

The earliest rudiments of musical expression were most likely vocal. This basic premise connects diverse speculations about music’s origins. Whether music—broadly defined as structured, controlled, and purposeful sound—began with grunts of aggression, wails of pain, mating howls, or infant-directed communication, the vocal instrument was the source from which it sprang. 463 more words


Music for an Intense Lent

Are you a Christian? Are you a Catholic? Stop settling for weak Lents. Make your Lent intense with these choral and chant tracks (or with these movies… 307 more words

Traditional Latin Mass

Stunning: London Oratory Boys Choir releases debut album

If you have seen The Lord of the Rings, The Phantom of the Opera, or Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, you have already heard these heavenly voices. 344 more words