Real Music: A Guide to the Timeless Hymns of the Church
Author: Anthony Esolen
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Anthony Esolen's Real Music&mdash';and the accompanying CD of 18 hymns recorded by the St. Cecilia Choir of St. John Cantius Church in Chicago—offers a comprehensive and fascinating guide to the great hymns of the Church. Through both print and song, it reveals that, unlinke so much of what is sung in many Catholic churches today, good musc, 'real music,' combines great poetry with doctrinally sound lyrics and beautiful melody.
With noted Catholic author Anthony Esolen as your guide and the St. Cecilia Choir as your muse, join the Catholic Musical Renaissance which is truly a recovery of the best that has been sung and prayed down through the ages.
Arranged by events in the life of our Lord and the seasons and Sacraments of the Church, this book/CD set will teach you much about poetry, music, and the Catholic Faith itself. Whether at home in your favorite easy chair, or among friends in an informal class at your parish, Real Music will bring you deep into the lyrics and melodies of the great hymns that so magnificently offer praise and honor to God.
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