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Music for Pentecost

The purity of Pérotin spurts out our 21st century ears. Little is known about this French composer, except that he lived and worked around 1200, presumably at Notre Dame in Paris, which was then being built. Pérotin is one of the first European composers to be known by name, although that name testifies to modesty:…

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‘Quarantune’ – Philippine Music a Balm to the Soul

Jesuit Communications, the Philippine Jesuits’ media arm, has released an online music video featuring Catholic choirs and musicians performing a composition by Father Eduardo Hontiveros, considered the father of Philippine liturgical music. The video, called a “Quarantune” because it was made during quarantine restrictions, was produced to boost morale among Catholics in the face of…