Browsing: Music and Artists
In Washington, DC, fellow Christians will be, for the next 10,000 hours, giving praise to God with blasts upon the horn, with harp and lyre, with tambourine, string, pipes and even the occasional crashing cymbals. Want to join in? Kelly Guest has the details.
Kate Daneluk observes that Gregorian Chant is a unique and important part of our culture as Catholics. We are singing the same lyrics and music as generations of the faithful before us. We are joining with the cloud of witnesses in Heaven in their prayer traditions.
“Human trafficking is an open wound on the body of contemporary society, a scourge upon the body of Christ. It is a crime against humanity.” – Pope Francis. Learn how singer/songwriter Amanda Vernon works to help victims of this crime in Brian Kravec’s look at how music can raise awareness of this terrible industry.
On June 2, De Montfort Music together with Decca Classics/Universal Music Classics will release BENEDICTA: Marian Chant from Norcia, the major label debut from The Monks of Norcia. Based in Norcia, Italy, the community of the Benedictine Monks of Norcia is comprised of 18 men, half American citizens and the other half a diverse group of men from all over the world representing a variety of cultural backgrounds. Lisa Hendey shares their beautiful music.