Lenten Lectures 2017: “How Music Leads Us through Lent to the Joy of Easter” with Michael Meraw (4/3/17)

Daffodils_Closeup_2014The Second Vatican Council in her Sacrosanctum Concillium said “The musical tradition of the universal Church is a treasure of inestimable value, greater even than that of any other art. The main reason for this pre-eminence is that, as sacred song united to the words, it forms a necessary or integral part of the solemn liturgy.”  Come and acquaint yourselves with some of the treasures that have help guide the faithful through Lent, and how this music can deepen your communion with our Lord and His Passion.

Below are links to the music featured in the lecture on YouTube: 

Parce Domine

Attende, Domine

Misere Mei, Deus – Gregorio Allegri

Ubi Caritas Chant

Ubi Caritas – Maurice Durufle

Lamentations of Jeremiah – Chant

Lamentations of Jeremiah – Thomas Tallis

Stabat Mater – Chant

Stabat Mater – Pergolesi

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