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O Lord, in Thee Is All My Trust ... by Jan Garbarek and the Hilliard Ensemble

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Ascension

Music Monday: Cantori Gregoriani

With medieval chant established as a major mainstream force in the music industry, it’s easy to see two distinct trends among the genre’s performers: On one hand, the monastic choirs, who treat their material as a devotional, recording in liturgical venues (like the Benedictine Monks of Silos, who really got the ball rolling, back in 1994). 131 more words

Culture

In the Beginning...

A wonderful album consisting of Gregorian Chants with sounds from Nature. Excellent accompaniment for reading the Theology of the Body and contemplating “In the Beginning”

Theology Of The Body

Ancient Melodies Reimagined

Ahh, please listen to my latest compositional work and tell me what you think ~ It is a 4 movement string quartet :D

It utilizes gregorian melodies, fragmenting them like stained glass windows, letting them slowly billow in the air like incense rising to heaven. 77 more words

Church

ECCLESIA–EGLISE– , Κ-ΥΡΙΑΚΟΝ/CH-UR(IA)CH/ц-ер(IA)ковь (2)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 22/09/14 )

CHAPTER I.
Gregorian Chant is the official music of the Catholic Church as Latin is her  official language. No other melodies translate into music so perfectly the true  meaning and feeling of the prayers of the Catholic liturgy. 1,290 more words

Music

Who is the composer?

I can’t believe it! For the longest time, I have been looking for this video and when I least expected it, I came across it in this morning’s feed. 18 more words

Catholic

Organum....

Lost in a Daydream contains a very ancient musical idea: organum….

The idea of organum… is one sustained tone… that is present throughout the entire musical piece…. 130 more words

Writing