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New sacred music disc recorded in the Sistine Chapel

Here’s some musical news.  The Sistine Chapel Choir recorded a new disc of sacred music in the Sistine Chapel.  It is produced by Deutsche Grammophon and it is called Cantate Domino.  UK HERE Recorded in the chapel for which most of … Continue reading

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Westminster Choir in St. Peter’s Basilica

I am catching a few minutes of the rebroadcast of the Holy Father’s Mass for Sts. Peter and Paul on EWTN. I only have a few fleeting minutes. The Choir of Westminster Abbey is there. Is it my imagination or … Continue reading

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What’s up with sacred music in Rome? Nothing good, it seems.

Sandro Magister has a piece today about what is going with sacred music in Rome, more specifically via the Sistine Chapel Choir and the Pontifical Institute for Sacred Music. In a word: disaster. Here is the first part: Not Sacred … Continue reading

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Out with the old, in with the new director of the Sistine Chapel Choir

Although not recently, I have on several occasions mentioned that with the ousting of former papal master of ceremonies Piero Marini, and the beginning of a new approach to papal liturgies with the arrival of Msgr. Guido Marini, it was … Continue reading

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