Item description for Chant and Spirituality of Christmas: The Schola Cantorum of St. Peter the Apostle by J. Michael Thompson...
J. Michael Thompson is the founder and director of the Schola Cantorum. He is a pastoral musician and liturgist, as well as a composer, and an author. The Schola is made up of professionally trained musicians dedicated to the principles enshrined in the documents of the Second Vatican Council.
Explores the cycles of the Christmas feast, bringing out riches from the storehouse of Gregorian chant, Byzantine chant, Slavic chant, tied together with a narration permitting the listener to enter deeply into the event. It invites the faithful into a new dialogue with this ancient feast, permitting the spiritual benefits to overflow into the secular celebration.
Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at promiseangels.com!
Format: Abridged, Audiobook
Studio: Liturgical Press
Running Time: 55.00 minutes
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 4.92" Width: 5.63" Height: 0.44" Weight: 0.23 lbs.
Release Date Oct 11, 2000
Publisher Liturgical Press
ISBN 0814679463 ISBN13 9780814679463 UPC 081227997502
Availability 0 units.
More About J. Michael Thompson
J. Michael Thompson of Pittsburgh-known for choral and liturgical work as an author, editor, and composer-founded the Schola Cantorum of St. Peter the Apostle and is its artistic director. Thompson-who earned a master's degree in church music from Concordia University in River Forest, Illinois- also has served as professor of ecclesiastical chant at the Byzantine Catholic Seminary of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Pittsburgh and was the cantor/ director of music at the Byzantine Catholic Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist in Munhall, Pennsylvania.