African Credo – I Believe
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African Credo – I Believe

Celebrate the Spirit: Many Voices in Harmony
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Celebrate the Spirit: Many Voices in Harmony

Source: Thy Kingdom Come

The Sound of Laudato Si’
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The Sound of Laudato Si’

Composed by Linda J. Chasefrom her new oratorio based on Laudato Si’Sung by Burcu Gulec and Sam Jones Read the pages, God is speakingCreator speaks in languages of treesHear the singing of divinityThe flowers sing of beautyRead the pages, God is speakingCreator speaks in languages of treesHear the singing of divinityThe flowers sing of beautyRead…

Grégory Turpin: Notre Dieu – A Song of Praise
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Grégory Turpin: Notre Dieu – A Song of Praise

Video clip: Saigon, Vietnam You turned water into wineTu transforma l’eau en vin Touched the eyes with your handToucha les yeux de ta main No one is like youNul n’est comme toi Like youComme toi In our darkness you shineDans nos ténèbres tu brilles You bring us back to lifeTu nous redonnes la vie No…

Nakulondo Mpfumu: Lord, I want to follow you.
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Nakulondo Mpfumu: Lord, I want to follow you.

Lord I want to follow you if I am poor or rich! I want to follow you Son of God because your glory is wonderful! I want to follow you Son of God because your goodness is wonderful!

Messiah
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Messiah

‘Jerusalema’: Afro-pop with a message
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‘Jerusalema’: Afro-pop with a message

“Jerusalema”, a song which combines a cry to heaven in the Zulu language with Afro-pop rhythms has become a worldwide hit and “dance challenge” all over the world. It was written in December 2019 against the backdrop of the global coronavirus pandemic. Its words sound like a prayer to God for protection and an evocation of the…

Lockdown Song: Revolution of Tenderness
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Lockdown Song: Revolution of Tenderness

The song concludes with a word of thanks to God for raising a flow of tenderness in human hearts. We see God at work mainly in small, loving gestures between people.

Music for Pentecost
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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:…

‘Quarantune’ – Philippine Music a Balm to the Soul
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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…