The Interior Castle - The Lion of the Tribe of Judah - Catholic CD Review


castle-lionOne thing I have learned. . .when a new CD by The Interior Castle shows up, drop everything and listen!

The Interior Castle is made of five members of the Mazzei family from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Francine, Theresa, Loretta, and Michael (all brother and sisters), and their Mom, Edith.

With such exquisite five-part harmonies, they take on classical standards like And the Glory of the Lord by George Frederick Handel; Latin hymns such as Adeste Fidelis and O Sanctissima, Italian songs like Dormi Non Piangere, and original composition like Holy Child and the title track, The Lion of the Tribe of Judah.

This is yet another CD that I enjoy in my car nice and loud. The instrumentation on the Interior Castle’s CD’s is superb, and the harmonies are perfect. Not a note out of place. As a musician, I know what it sounds like if one voice is off even just slightly. It’s like petting a dog the wrong way. That does not happen on this or any of the Castle’s albums. The harmonies are absolutely perfect, according to my ears.

Visit to learn more about The Interior Castle and their music and their music studio in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Copyright 2009 Jim Logue


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