Gregorian chant

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a liturgical chant of the Roman Catholic Church

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the Gregorian Chant (or Choir) of Paris will open its Philippine concert tour Wednesday at Alabang Town Center.
The youngest member of the world-renowned Gregorian Choir of Paris has loved the monophonic sacred songs practically all his life; singing Gregorian chants at age five.
Olbash would teach the kids traditional hymns, Gregorian chants and sacred choral music.
The festival will include the music of Gregorian chants, the familiar music of Italian baroque master Vivaldi, Monteverdi's madrigals and other Italian baroque selections.
The Austrian monks first brought their Gregorian chants to the world's attention on YouTube.
Traditional choirs and Gregorian chants, on the other hand, possess that solemn cadence capable of creating the correct ambience for perceiving God's Mystery.
It is possible to modernise holy music but it should not happen outside the traditional path of Gregorian chants or sacred polyphonic choral music.
Darkly mysterious, the music features Gerrard's wordless vocals, recalling Gregorian chants, underpinned by synths, dulcimer, bouzoukis and other unusual instruments.
Anyone with an interest in the powerful religious music of the traditional Gregorian Chant will relish Colin Shearing's strikingly illustrated, informed and informative history, which pairs a music cd with a history of chant from ancient Egyptian times to its heyday in the early 9th century.
At noon on Sunday, July 3, The Gabrieli Players, under the direction of Paul McCreesh, perform English, Italian and Spanish music from the Renaissance era, and they are joined by the Gabrieli Consort at 3pm for the re-creation of a Venetian coronation with Gregorian chants and fanfares.
Gregorian Chants by Colin R Shearing (Mercury Books, pounds 20)
One woman did an abstract gestural study that we accompanied with a recording of Gregorian chants, and the depth of sadness was staggering.
Yet his cardinals chose John XXIII to succeed him, the pope who would later call for the Second Vatican Council (aka "Vatican II") and trigger a wave of modernization, from greater internal pluralism to replacing Gregorian chants and Latin with guitar Masses that sounded more like Peter, Paul, and Mary.
A number of books written by the monks and a CD of Gregorian chants are also on sale online.
The record is a mixture of ancient Gregorian chants and modern compositions.