Gloria - An Introduction to a Millennium of Sacred...10/31/11
During the late 16th century Italy saw the beginnings of major developments in all forms of musical composition. The new instrumental styles, the growing popularity of melodic solo rather than choral singing, the greater use of contrast and expression...
Gloria - An Introduction to a Millennium of Sacred Music: Part 4 (The...
In 18th century Europe the spirit of the Enlightenment encouraged freedom in every aspect of life and thought and there was a further loosening of influence of church and monarchy. The emerging symphonic style of the classical orchestra were central...
Gloria - An Introduction to a Millennium of Sacred Music: Part 6...
Many sacred choral works of this period look back to the richness of earlier times and there’s been a development of “Holy Minimalism” - compositions of a slow meditative nature with limited melodic or rhythmic development. Against a background of...
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