Lenten Music Through the Ages

Lenten Music Through the Ages

The second series of the Rome Book Club invites you into the world of sacred music and how the artistic, religious, and intellectual communities in Rome helped to cultivate arguably the most creative environment for the development of sacred music in history.

Featured Speakers:

  • J.J. Wright ’14, Director, Notre Dame Folk Choir.
  • Professor Peter Jeffery, Michael P. Grace Chair in Medieval Studies and Professor of Musicology and Ethnomusicology, University of Notre Dame
  • Margot Fassler, Keough-Hesburgh Professor of Music History and Liturgy
  • Mark Doerries, Head of the Graduate Conducting Studio, Associate Professor of the Practice in Conducting, Artistic Director of the Notre Dame Children’s Choir
  • Patrick Kronner, Organist and Choral Program Director at the University of Notre Dame, Director of the Magnificat Choir
  • Tristan Cooley, Librettist for The Passion
  • Students from the Notre Dame Folk Choir

Series Description

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Format Length Title Speaker
Video 3 minutes Meet the Faculty J.J. Wright
Video 5 minutes Getting started - A brief introduction to Gregorian Chant J.J. Wright
Article 2 minutes Gregorian Chant J.J. Wright
Podcast 3 minutes Listening Example 1 J.J. Wright
Podcast 5 minutes Listening Example 2 J.J. Wright
Video 3 minutes The Origins of Gregorian Chant J.J. Wright
Video 57 minutes View the Event J.J. Wright
Article Additional Resources J.J. Wright
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Format Length Title Speaker
Video 4 minutes The Order of Mass and Renaissance Polyphony J.J. Wright
Article 2 minutes Article: The Order of Mass and Renaissance Polyphony J.J. Wright
Podcast 3 minutes Listening Example 1 J.J. Wright
Podcast 5 minutes Listening Example 2 J.J. Wright
Video 58 minutes View the Event J.J. Wright
Article Additional Resources J.J. Wright
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Format Length Title Speaker
Video 5 minutes Baroque Music and Religious Devotion in 17th Century Rome J.J. Wright
Article 1 minute From Polyphony to Homophony J.J. Wright
Podcast 6 minutes Listening Example 1 J.J. Wright
Podcast 4 minutes Listening Example 2 J.J. Wright
Video 59 minutes View the Event J.J. Wright
Article Additional Resources J.J. Wright
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Format Length Title Speaker
Video 6 minutes What exactly is a Passion? J.J. Wright
Article 1 minute The Folk Choir’s Passion Project J.J. Wright
Podcast 7 minutes Listening Example 1 J.J. Wright
Podcast minutes Listening Example 2 J.J. Wright
Video 58 minutes View the Event J.J. Wright