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The Schola Cantorum – Singing Songs of Praise as One Voice

The Schola Cantorum – Singing Songs of Praise as One Voice

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In the early Christian church creating songs of praise, devotion and thanksgiving, reflected the beauty of the cosmos. When accompanied by dance movements and hand clapping, from the fourth century onward, rhythmical hymnody took the lead. Aurelius Ambrose (St Ambrose c337 – 397) descended from an ancient Roman family. He…

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Rivals: Arias for Farinelli & Co – David Hansen about Beauty

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Countertenor David Hansen’s CD Rivals is a triumph for the art of classical music, a worthy tribute to its composers by a singer for whom beauty reigns supreme