REVIEW: Benedictine nuns of Abbaye de Notre-Dame de l’Annonciation

Abbaye de Notre-Dame de l'Annonciation I have often mentioned that I think Gregorian chant sung by women only is ethereally beautiful.  Listening to the new chant disk by the Benedictine nuns of Abbaye de Notre-Dame de l’Annonciation has confirmed my view.

The Benedictine nuns of the sister abbey of the male monastery at La Barroux in France near Avignon have produced a stunning collection of chants.

Rather than try to describe their chant and the sound of the bells of their monastery, listen to a few little samples I stitched together.   Then order the disk.   AMAZON UK LINK HERE.

This would be a great stocking stuffer, especially for girls.

Brick by brick!

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4 Responses to REVIEW: Benedictine nuns of Abbaye de Notre-Dame de l’Annonciation

  1. Maltese says:

    Simply gorgeous. Simple transcendence is sorely lacking in our hyper world.

  2. Magpie says:

    I ordered this for my mother for Christmas.

  3. jorgens6 says:

    I’ve ordered these as my gift for Priests this Christmas!
    Simply Lovely…their short video gives a great explanation of their “work”.
    ““It is not quite a question of how we FEEL …
    but what we are and FOR WHOM WE SING.”

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EnO_bq2XT8o&feature=recentf

  4. Konichiwa says:

    Thanks, Father. Just last week, I ordered 3 CDs.