Tag: music

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    Go behind the scenes at Washington National Cathedral and watch Catholic University senior and Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly intern Michael Soukup’s look at the Cathedral Choir preparing for a recent performance of Handel’s “Messiah.”

    December 10, 2009 | Comments

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    Composer and conducter Thomas Beveridge says his Yizkor Requiem is “a quest for spiritual roots” and a musical bridge between Christianity and Judaism. More

    September 25, 2009 | Comments

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    This Grammy-nominated singer who has performed for presidents and prisoners says "music has been one of the languages I talk to God in and God speaks to me in."

    April 10, 2009 | Comments

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    We have a profile today of the great Irish flutist Sir James Galway, talking about what grounds his performances and his life.

    November 7, 2008 | Comments

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    We remember the Holocaust today with a profile of the late Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, a Jewish troubadour in the 1960s and '70s who preached love and peace and whose music has become a staple of religious observances in Jewish synagogues and homes.

    May 2, 2008 | Comments

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    The sound they create is inspired: lush, dramatic, intensely personal. But for The 5 Browns, playing Gershwin or anyone else is more than an exercise in making music. It is their keyboard testimonial. More

    January 25, 2008 | Comments

  • Read an interview with Norwegian jazz musician Tord Gustavsen. More

    May 20, 2005 | Comments

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    Since 1918, every Christmas Eve in England hundreds of people wait for hours in cold temperatures outside King’s College Chapel at the University of Cambridge for a coveted seat at the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. The millions of listeners around the world who tune in via short wave, FM and the Internet, unable to reach Cambridge’s 16th-century vaulted church or unwilling to risk frostbite, can now follow the annual radio broadcast with a new, illustrated book detailing the service. More

    December 24, 2004 | Comments

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    In India, in the city of Kalimpong, the poorest children have one place to go to school. It is called the Gandhi Ashram, and it’s run by a Canadian Jesuit priest. Father Thomas McGuire seeks students out, feeds them, teaches them, and gives them confidence — and violins. More

    July 9, 2004 | Comments

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    Father Joe Maier is a Catholic priest who, over 30 years, has set up schools that have educated thousands of poor Thai children in the slums of Bangkok. In the process, he has skirmished with all kinds of people from drug dealers to church hierarchy. More

    June 4, 2004 | Comments

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