Tag Archives: Le Barroux

For St. Andrew – Exsultet caelum laudibus

I say the older form of the Office and I often listen to the Office sung by the Benedictine monks at Le Barroux. Just for nice, here is Exultet caelum laudibus, hymn for Vespers for St. Andrew the Apostle, sung … Continue reading

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A Tenebrae excerpt: “O my people! lament, like a virgin”

The Lamentations of Fr. Z include verses on the loss of the singing of Tenebrae, whole and entire in its proper language. The ordering of the psalms is not particularly profound, but the antiphons and responsories are simply incomparable in … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 140: Paul VI’s 1966 Letter Sacrificium laudis on the use of Latin and Gregorian chant by religious

It has been quite awhile since I made a PODCAzT, over a year, if you don’t count the offerings during Advent and Lent. I was inspired to get back into it by something I saw at the website of the … Continue reading

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Just … wonderful… for St. Andrew

I often listen to the Office sung by the Benedictine monks at Norcia and at Le Barroux. Just for nice, here is the hymn for Vespers for St. Andrew, Apostle, sung by the monks at Le Barroux.

The monks … Continue reading

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The Hours chanted in Latin and reader feedback

It is nice to get positive feedback once in a while. You might recall that not long ago I wrote about a couple sites where you can listen to the several of the monastic, liturgical hours chanted in Latin by … Continue reading

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Midday Beauty Break for the Feast of the Transfiguration

Please use the sharing buttons!  Thanks! I often listen to the hours sung by the monks at Le Barroux. Today for Sext the melody of the usual text of the hymn Rector potens verax Deus was strikingly beautiful. Here it … Continue reading

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Just Too Cool: Options for Divine Office sung in Gregorian chant – ONLINE

There are times when as I work or drive or walk I listen to the Office sung by Benedictine monks. For those of you who would like to get to know more about Gregorian chant, or start a schola, I … Continue reading

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iPhone app for Le Barroux

I sometimes listen the podcasts of the Benedictine monks at Norcia, in Italy.  They record and post on demand recordings of their hours and Mass.  Alas, they tend to go flat, a problem many groups have when singing psalms and … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Benedictine nuns of 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 … Continue reading

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Pre-order Gregorian Chant CD by Benedictines of Barroux

A while back I posted about the Benedictine nuns who signed a recording contract.  Read that here. If you are a user of amazon.co.uk (the UK store for Amazon) you can pre-order their Gregorian chant CD. Click here. I am … Continue reading

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17 May – Turin, Italy – Solemn TLM, monks and Abbot of Le Barroux

From Romualdica I learn that, for the occasion of the display of the Shroud of Turin, monks and the Abbot from the traditional Benedictine Abbey of Sainte-Madaleine at Le Barroux, France, will have a Solemn Abbatial (Extraordinary Use) Mass in … Continue reading

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More on the DVD from Le Barroux – NLM’s take!

You will remember that I was enthusiastic about the DVD about the life of the monks at Le Barroux in France. I wrote about the DVD here. I see that our friends at NLM have posted their take on the … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Le Barroux DVD

A reminder about the DVD put out by the monks of the wonderful Benedictine Monastery at La Barroux in France a long with some additional information. Go HERE for images from the DVD and to get a sense of what … Continue reading

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